Last Updated: [2023-10-01]
STEAMULATION Lab is committed to protecting the privacy of individuals’ personal information in accordance with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA) (where applicable), and other relevant privacy laws in Ontario, Canada.
Information We Collect
We may collect the following types of personal information from children and their parents or guardians:
Information Provided by Parents or Guardians:
- Contact information, such as names, addresses, and phone numbers.
- Email addresses for communication purposes.
- Payment information for billing purposes, such as credit card details (if applicable).
Information Provided by Children:
- Usernames and passwords to access our online services.
- Personal information such as names, ages, and gender, as voluntarily provided by the child.
- Content created or shared by the child within our programs or services, including artwork, projects, and comments.
Automatically Collected Information:
- Device information, including IP addresses, browser type, and operating system.
- Usage data, such as pages visited and interactions within our services.
How We Use Personal Information
We may use the collected personal information for the following purposes:
To provide our educational services to children.
To communicate with parents or guardians about their child’s participation in our programs.
To process payments and manage billing (if applicable).
To improve our programs and services, including curriculum development.
To analyze and monitor the usage of our services.
To respond to inquiries, feedback, and requests from parents, guardians, or children.
To protect the security and integrity of our services.
Sharing of Personal Information
We do not sell personal information to third parties. However, we may disclose personal information as follows:
Service Providers: We may share personal information with trusted service providers who assist us in providing our services, but they are bound by confidentiality agreements and are only allowed to use the information for the specified purposes.
Legal Compliance: We may disclose personal information when required by law or to protect the safety, rights, or property of children, parents, or our organization. Business Transfers: In the event of a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or part of our assets, personal information may be transferred as part of the transaction, subject to confidentiality agreements.
Parental Rights and Choices
Parents or guardians have the right to:
Review and request the deletion of their child’s personal information.
Refuse the further collection or use of their child’s personal information.
Consent to the collection and use of their child’s personal information.
For inquiries or requests related to your child’s personal information, please contact us at [email@example.com].
We take reasonable measures to safeguard personal information against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no data transmission over the internet or electronic storage is completely secure, so we cannot guarantee absolute security.