Sidmach Data Privacy Policy Statement Last updated (October 2018)

INTRODUCTION Your privacy is important to you and to us, therefore we will protect the information you share with us. To protect your privacy, Sidmach follows different principles in accordance with worldwide laws and guidelines for customer privacy and data protection. We respect the privacy of our users. This privacy statement explains what constitutes the Data Subject’s consent; description of collectable personal and non-personal information; purposes for which data is collected; how information is shared with affiliates and third parties; security; control your personal data; technical methods used to collect and store personal information e.g. cookies; links to other websites or systems; overview of information security architecture; changes to the privacy policy; your choices; feedback. Sidmach offers a wide range of products, including the SmartSchool Application. References to Sidmach products in this statement include Sidmach services, websites, apps, software, servers, and devices. This policy statement applies to the interactions Sidmach has with you as well as other Sidmach products that display this statement.

1. CONSENT: By using this platform referred to as the ‘SmartSchool Application’ and agreeing to this policy, you consent to the information handling practices described in this privacy policy, which explains how your personal information is treated. You have choices when it comes to the application you use and the data you share. When we ask you to provide personal data, you can decline. Many of our products require some personal data to provide you with a service. If you choose not to provide data necessary to provide you with a product or feature, you cannot use that product or feature. Likewise, where we need to collect personal data by law or to enter into or carry out a contract with you and you do not provide the data, we will not be able to enter into the contract; or if this relates to an existing product you are using, we may have to suspend or cancel it. We will notify you if this is the case at the time. Where providing the data is optional, and you choose not to share personal data, features like personalization that use such data will not work for you.

2. DESCRIPTION OF COLLECTABLE PERSONAL AND NON-PERSONAL IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION: By using ‘SmartSchool Application’ and agreeing to this policy, you consent to the collection, storing and use of the following kinds of personal identifiable data:
i. Personal data that you provide when installing the ‘SmartSchool Application’, which includes your name, phone number, email address, location, social media account information.
ii. Any other personal data that you choose to provide. Non-personal identifiable data: We may share non-personal identifiable information such as the frequent usage of the SmartSchool Application with interested third parties to help them understand the usage pattern for certain SmartSchool services. Sidmach collects data from you, through our interactions with you and through our products. You provide some of this data directly, and we get some of it by collecting data about your interactions, use, and experiences with our products. The data we collect depends on the context of your interactions with Sidmach and the choices you make, including your privacy settings and the products and features you use.

3. PURPOSES FOR WHICH YOUR DATA IS COLLECTED: Personal data collected through the ‘SmartSchool Application’ will be used to register and provide you with products or services including updates, support, email notifications, sharing data to carry out transactions you request, to market products and services which we think may be of interest to you. We use the data provided for administrative purposes such as customer service, also to operate, maintain, enhance, improve and provide all features of the Application, to respond to comments and to provide support to users of the SmartSchool Application. We also use the data to process payment, to develop and improve our products, services, which includes analyzing our performance, meeting our legal obligations, and doing research to make informed business decisions, and for other legitimate purposes.

4. SHARING INFORMATION WITH AFFILIATES AND OTHER THIRD PARTIES: We share your personal data with your consent, to complete any transaction or provide any product you have requested or authorized. We also share your data with third parties and affiliates working on our behalf, when required by law or to respond to legal process, to protect our customers, to protect lives, to maintain the security of our products and to protect the rights and property of Sidmach and its customers. Such affiliates will only receive necessary information strictly for rendering services your data was meant for.s

5. SECURITY: Sidmach protects the security of your personal information and to ensure that its intended uses are honored. We take strong precautionary measures to protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration or destruction. Your personal information is never shared outside Sidmach without your permission, except under conditions explained above. Inside Sidmach, your data is stored in password-controlled servers with limited access and the security of your data is guaranteed. You also have a significant role in protecting your information. No one can see or edit your personal information without knowing your user name and password, so do not share these with others.

6. CONTROL YOUR PERSONAL DATA: You can control your personal data that Sidmach has obtained, exercise your data protection rights, through opt-in, and opt-out options. How you can access or control your personal data will also depend on which products you use. In some cases, your ability to access or control your personal data may be limited. Not all personal data processed by Sidmach can be accessed or controlled, you can always contact Sidmach at the address in the How to contact us section or by using our web form.

7. COOKIES AND SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES: We use various technologies to collect and process technical data in relation to Users, including cookies. Cookies are small text files stored on Users’ computer by the internet browser. Cookies allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people using our Services and monitor the use of our Services. This helps us to improve our Services and better serve our Users. We may also use cookies that make the use of the Services easier, for example by remembering usernames, passwords and preferences.

8. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES: The SmartSchool Application will likely contain links to other websites. SmartSchool Application has no control of such websites and you agree that these websites are not under our control and are not subject to our Privacy Policy. These websites will likely have their own privacy policies. We have no responsibility for these websites and provide links to these websites solely for your convenience. You acknowledge that your use and access of these websites is solely at your own risk. It is your responsibility to check the privacy policies and other legal documents of these websites to see how they treat your personal information.

9. OVERVIEW OF INFORMATION SECURITY ARCHITECTURE: We use state-of-the-art security measures to protect your information from unauthorized users. Smart School Application was constructed using industry standard encryption and authentication tools to protect your Personally Identifiable Information. When we collect your Personally Identifiable Information through Smart School Application, we encrypt this information and attempt to prevent unauthorized access to it by using industry standard technologies, such as encryption software, routers and firewalls. You also have a significant role in protecting your information. No one can see or edit your personal information without knowing your user name and password, so do not share these with others.

10. CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY: This Privacy Policy is a living document. We reserve the right to update as we add new features to the ‘SmartSchool Application’ or make changes to this policy at any time. If we make modifications or changes to our privacy policy we will post a notice of it, to this Privacy Policy on the ‘SmartSchool’ homepage, and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, how we disclose it. Your continued use of the service after the notice will constitute your acknowledgement of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

11. YOUR CHOICES: We respect your privacy rights and provide you with reasonable access to your personal data you have provided through your use of service. If you wish to access or amend any other personal data we hold about you, or request that we delete any information about you that we have obtained in the course of your registration to use the Application, you may contact us via our mail provided in the feedback section. You may update or correct your Account information and preferences at any time by accessing your Account settings page on the Service. We may also retain all information you submit for backups, archiving, prevention of fraud and abuse, analytics, satisfaction of legal obligations, or where we otherwise reasonably believe that we have a legitimate reason to do so.

12. FEEDBACK: We welcome feedback if you have any questions regarding our privacy policy or the use of your information and we will do our best to determine and correct the problem promptly. For additional information about our privacy policy, please notify us by email at