Last Update: 02/25/2021
Paywat Inc. (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates Paywat.com (the “Site”) and Paywat (the “Application”), Collective referred to as (“Paywat”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site and the Application.
We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site, and to provide the services offered by the Application. By using the Site or the Application, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
Information Collection And Use
We collect a variety of information for the purpose of providing and improving our services for our customers.
Information Provided by Our Customers
Additional Information Provided by Our School Customers
Paywat Inc. and its employees, consultants, and subcontractors comply with all applicable provisions of with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (“FERPA”) and all other applicable confidentiality and privacy laws. We receive Student Data from School Customers as a “school official” under FERPA and only process Student Data for educational purposes only.
In accordance with Children’s Online Privacy and Protection Act (“COPPA”), to the extent COPPA applies to information we collect, we process such information for educational purposes only, at the direction of the partnering School Customer and on the basis of educational institution consent. Paywat relies on its School Customer to obtain parental consent to provide our services to students under 13 years of age. If we learn we host data without parental consent, we will remove that data from our systems as soon as possible after we become aware of it.
Additional Information Provided by Our Users
Additional Information Paywat Collects
A “Cookie” is a small piece of data stored on your computer by certain websites and applications while browsing a website or using applications. Cookies were designed to be a reliable mechanism for websites to remember information and user’s preferences for that website or application.
How We Use Information
The privacy of all our users is extremely important to us. The PII data we collect is used for communication and to provide a safe, and enriched experience for the users of our products. Our staff, or the staff of third parties that we work with, might use the information that you provide. They might store it, delete it, organise it, or record it, but whatever they do, it will be done lawfully and safely. This is how we use your information.
Managing our service
We use your data to provide you with a personalized experience and to improve our services.
Sharing Your Information
We work with 3rd Parties for the following reasons
Your information may be processed by our staff or by the staff of third parties we work with to deliver our business. Processing can mean any activity that involves the use of information about someone that can identify them. All uses, for example, obtaining, recording, storing, disclosing, organising, retrieving, deleting and destroying are types of data processing. We take measures to ensure that third parties processing your information on our behalf are acting lawfully in accordance with our instructions and are subject to appropriate confidentiality requirements. We also have adequate technical and organisational safeguards in place in our company and with third party processors to protect your information. Third party processors of your information include organization that help Paywat:
We are committed to protecting your Personal Information. We implement industry standard physical, administrative, and technical security measures. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. If, despite our best efforts, we learn of a security breach involving your Personal Information, Paywat will notify affected users and may post a notice as required by applicable laws. Paywat is not responsible for unauthorized access to such Personal Information by hackers or others that obtain access through illegal measures in the absence of negligence on the part of Paywat.
The Application and all data used by the Application is hosted within the United States.
How long we keep your information
We will retain your information for as long as is necessary to provide you with the services that you have requested from us or for as long as we reasonably require to retain the information for our legitimate interests, such as for the purposes of exercising our legal rights. We operate a data retention policy and look to find ways to reduce the amount of information we hold about you and the length of time that we need to keep it.
Data protection rights