隐私条款 Privacy Policy

中国大智汇十分重视您个人信息的保密性和安全性。我们将按照本隐私政策尽合理的努力保护您的个人信息(下称“个人信息”,定义见下文)的安全。本隐私政策中使用的“我们”均指中国大智汇。

本隐私政策仅适用于我们通过中国大智汇网站(下称“本网站”,包含chinathinksbig.org域名下的所有内容和页面)收集的信息,不适用于我们可能通过其他方式向您收集的信息(例如,本隐私政策不适用于您可能通过电话、传真或日常信函向我们提供的信息)。

关于在国外处理的同意

通过访问本网站或向中国大智汇提供信息,您理解并明确同意我们为本隐私政策和中国大智汇服务条款所约定的目的在中华人民共和国、其他国家和地区收集、使用、披露和保存信息。您特此同意中国大智汇依本隐私政策收集、使用、披露和保存您的个人信息,包括但不限于在中国大智汇和本隐私政策所述的第三方、附属机构及分支机构之间转移您的个人数据。为进一步确定,关于本条所述的转移信息的任何同意应视为包含您同意将适用的个人信息转移至另一司法区域,该区域的隐私保护程度可能与您所在国家的隐私保护程度不同。

如果您不同意本隐私政策的条款,您无权访问、浏览或注册本网站。如果您选择不向我们提供本网站为您提供各种服务所必要的信息,您可能无法创建用户帐号,我们可能无法向您提供该等服务。

个人信息

本隐私策略使用的“个人信息”,

您使用本网站时(例如您注册用户帐号或经本网站进行交易时)可能向我们提供的关于您的任何信息,可能包括但不限于您的姓名、联系信息、性别、出生日期、就读学校、有效身份证明影印件。

我们尽力把个人信息的收集范围控制在为满足商业和法律法规要求,为特定的本网站的行为所需要的范围之内。

我们收集哪些信息以及我们如何使用这些信息

当您注册用户帐号,参加在线挑战,注册付费证明,向我们发送电子邮件时,我们将收集信息,包括上述个人信息。我们也收集关于学生表现和学习模式的使用信息。此外,我们还记录显示以下内容的信息:本网站哪些页面被访问,其被访问的顺序和被访问的时间,哪些超链接和其他用户界面控件被使用等。

我们可能登录本网站的每个用户所使用的IP地址、操作系统和浏览器软件,我们可能可以从IP地址确定用户的互联网服务提供商和其连接点的地理位置。我们将适用各种网络分析工具收集这些信息。一些信息将通过Cookie(即本网站可以接触到的、存在您电脑上的、存储着有关您的信息的小文本文件)收集。您应该能够控制您的Web浏览器如何以及是否接受Cookie。大多数浏览器都在工具栏上的“帮助”部分提供关于如何重置浏览器以拒绝Cookie的说明。如果您拒绝我们的Cookie,本网站的许多功能和服务可能无法正常工作。

第三方使用和披露

我们和通过中国大智汇提供挑战的教育机构(下称“大学”)还可能为下列各项相关目的使用通过本网站收集的您的信息。如果我们分享和披露您的个人信息:(1)第三方接收者应以保密的方式处理个人信息,并采取充分的安全措施保护信息不受损失、滥用、未经授权的访问或披露、修改及破坏;以及(2)我们仅为满足收集时已说明的目的向第三方披露和分享其需要的个人信息:

用于帮助大学提供、管理和改进挑战;

与第三方分享

我们将与大学分享我们收集的信息,以及我们和大学可能按如下约定与第三方分享信息(包括个人信息):

与代表我们或大学执行某些功能(包括处理您在本网站上提供给我们的信息、本网站或其中一部分的运营、提供或管理挑战或有关中国大智汇或大学的其他服务)的服务供应商和承包商分享;

与本网站的其他访问者分享,分享内容以您在本网站中提交的挑战作业或其他信息或内容(下称“提交”)为限。我们可能在论坛的内容、课件中或以其他方式向后续加入您所选挑战的学生提供您提交的内容。如果我们在本网站的非公开页面重新发表您提交的内容,我们将隐去您的真实姓名和邮件地址(除非得到您的明文允许),但是我们可能会未经您的同意使用您的用户名;

用于个性化和教学水平提高

我们的目标是尽可能为现在和未来的访问者提供最好的学习体验。为进一步实现此目标,我们有时会向不同的用户呈现不同版本的挑战资料。之所以这么做,是为了向个人学生提供个性化体验(评估学生的学习水平和学习风格,为其呈现最合适的资料),评估我们的挑战资料的有效性,增进我们对学习过程的理解,以及提高我们提供的内容的有效性。我们可能发表或以其他形式公开此过程的结果,但除非本隐私政策另有约定允许,上述发表或公开披露均不会包含个人信息。

链接到其他网站

本网站包含了前往第三方(包括其他内容提供者以及某些服务供应商,如代表中国大智汇处理支付的服务商等)提交的网站的链接。这些网站不在我们控制范围之内,您确认并同意,除非本隐私政策中另有约定,我们不必为该等网站收集和使用您的信息承担责任。我们鼓励您在被转接至第三方网站时了解并查阅您访问和使用的每个网站的隐私政策。

安全

中国大智汇设计了一套保护其持有或控制的个人信息的程序,但是互联网传输方法或电子存储方法均非100%安全,因此中国大智汇无法保证个人信息的绝对安全。

修改隐私政策

请注意,我们可能随时审查并修改本隐私政策。本隐私政策修改后,本隐私政策链接将包含注记“更新(日期)”,这意味着您应查阅新条款,任何修改在本页面上提交后立即生效,并附更新后的生效日期。至少在更新后七(7)天内,本隐私政策链接将显示更新注记。在本网站进行任何修改之后,您访问本网站即视为您已同意修改后的本隐私政策和本网站的其他全部修改。如果您错过了前述通知,请定期访问本网页以了解本隐私政策的最新版本。

未成年人

本网站并非为13周岁以下的个人设计。如果我们知悉任何13周岁以下个人进行了注册,我们将从记录中删除任何相关个人信息。

隐私顾虑

如果您有隐私顾虑,或者披露了您希望保密的数据,或者希望访问我们持有的关于您的信息,请联系我们:ask@chinathinksbig.com

生效日期 :2016年10月20日

Term of Use

Purpose

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to describe how China Thinks Big (“CTB,” “us,” “we,” or “our”) collects, uses and shares information about you through our online interfaces, including www.chinathinksbig.org (collectively referred to herein as the “Site”). Please read this notice carefully to understand what we do. If you do not understand any aspects of our Privacy Policy, please feel free to contact us at ask@chinathinksbig.com. Your use of our Site is also governed by our Terms of Use.

What Information this Privacy Policy Covers

This Privacy Policy covers information we collect from you through our Site. Some of our Site’s functionality can be used without revealing any personal information, though for features or services related to the Online Challenge, personal information is required. If you do not officially register in CTB competition, then the only information we collect will be “Non-Personal Information” (i.e., information that cannot be used to identify you). Non-Personal Information includes information such as the web pages that you have viewed. In order to access certain features and benefits on our Site, you may need to submit “Personally Identifiable Information” (i.e., information that can be used to identify you). Personally Identifiable Information can include information such as your name and email address, among other things. You are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the Personally Identifiable Information you submit to CTB. Inaccurate information may affect your ability to use the Site, the information you receive when using the Site, and our ability to contact you. For example, your phone number and email address should be kept current because these are two of the primary manners in which we communicate with you.

What You Consent to by Using Our Site

Please understand that by submitting any Personally Identifiable Information to us, you consent and agree that we may collect, use and disclose such Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use, and as permitted or required by law. If you do not agree with these terms, then please do not provide any Personally Identifiable Information to us. If you refuse or withdraw your consent, or if you choose not to provide us with any required Personally Identifiable Information, we may not be able to provide you with the services that can be offered on our Site.

What Information We Collect

We gather two types of information about users through the Site:

Non-Personal Information. When users come to our Site, we may track, collect and aggregate Non-Personal Information indicating, among other things, which pages of our Site were visited, the order in which they were visited, when they were visited, and which hyperlinks were “clicked.” We also collect information from the URLs from which you linked to our Site. Collecting such information may involve logging the IP address, operating system and browser software used by each user of the Site. Although such information is not Personally Identifiable Information, we may be able to determine from an IP address a user’s Internet Service Provider and the geographic location of his or her point of connectivity.

We also use or may use cookies and/or web beacons to help us determine and identify repeat visitors, the type of content and sites to which a user of our Site links, the length of time each user spends at any particular area of our Site, and the specific functionalities that users choose to use. Essentially, cookies are a user’s identification card for the CTB servers. Web beacons are small graphic files linked to our servers that allow us to track your use of our Site and related functionalities. Cookies and web beacons allow CTB to serve you better and more efficiently, and to personalize your experience at our Site. Cookies and web beacons are not used to retain Personally Identifiable Information. From time to time we may also use additional typical methods of collecting data.

You should be able to control how and whether cookies will be accepted by your web browser. Most browsers offer instructions on how to reset the browser to reject cookies in the “Help” section of the toolbar. If you reject our cookies, many functions and conveniences of this Site may not work properly.

Personally Identifiable Information. We collect Personally Identifiable Information that you provide to us when you register for an account, update or change information for your account, register in CTB competition, complete a survey, sign-up for email updates, send us email messages or other services on our Site. We may use the Personally Identifiable Information that you provide to respond to your questions, provide you the specific challenge and/or services you select, send you updates about Online Challenge offered by CTB or other CTB events, and send you email messages about Site maintenance or updates.

Account Registration. If you register for an account on our Site, you may be required to provide us with Personally Identifiable Information such as your name and email address.

Updates. CTB may offer you the ability to receive updates either via email or by posting on portions of the Site only accessible to registered users. In order to subscribe to these services, you may be required to provide us with Personally Identifiable Information such as your name and email address.

Participation in Online Challenge. CTB offers users the opportunity to participate in an Online Challenge on or through the Site. If you desire to participate in a challenge, you will be asked to provide us with certain information necessary to conduct such a challenge. This information may include, among other things, your name and email address.

If you participate in an online Challenge, we may collect from your certain student-generated content, such as assignments you submit to instructors, peer-graded assignments and peer grading student feedback. We also collect challenge, such as student responses to the challenge questions, assignments and surveys.

Identity Verification. CTB may offer you the ability to verify your identity for selected challenges. In order to enroll for these services, you are required to provide us with Personally Identifiable Information such as your name, address, date of birth, a photo identification document, and a sample of your typing patterns.

Communications with CTB. We may receive Personally Identifiable Information when you send us an email message or otherwise contact us.

Third Party Sites. We may receive Personally Identifiable Information when you access or log-in to a third party site, e.g., Wechat, from our Sites. This may include the text and/or images of your Personally Identifiable Information available from the third party site.

Surveys. We may receive Personally Identifiable Information when you provide information in response to a survey operated by us.

Partner sites providing Online Challenge related tools and services to CTB users may collect nonfinancial individual level user data regarding the individual’s use of that partner site while engaged with such Online Challenge related activities, and the partner sites may share that data with CTB for the purpose of improving CTB’s services, the partner site’s services, and the individual’s education experience. This data includes information such as the amount of time spent on the partner site and pages viewed.

Third Party Credit Card Processing. CTB provides you with the ability to pay for Online Challenges and other services using a credit card through a third party payment processing service provider. Please note that our service provider – not CTB – collects and processes your credit card information.

How We Use the Information

Non-Personal Information. We use Non-Personal Information to build higher quality, more useful services by performing statistical analyses of the collective characteristics and behavior of our users, and by measuring demographics and interests regarding specific areas of our Site. We may also use it for other business purposes. Personally Identifiable Information. Except as set forth in this Privacy Policy or as specifically agreed to by you, CTB will not disclose any Personally Identifiable Information we gather from you on the Site. In addition to the other uses set forth in this Privacy Policy, we may disclose and otherwise use Personally Identifiable Information as described below. We may also use it for research and business purposes, including improving and customizing the Site and the products and services we offer.

Updates. We use Personally Identifiable Information collected when you sign-up for our various email or update services to send you the messages in connection with the Site or an Online Challenge. We may also archive this information and/or use it for future communications with you.

Participation in Online Challenges. We use the Personally Identifiable Information that we collect from you when you participate in an Online Challenge through the Site for processing purposes, including but not limited to tracking attendance, progress and completion of an Online Challenge. We may also share your Personally Identifiable Information and your performance in a given Online Challenge with the instructor or instructors who grade the Challenge, with teaching assistants or other individuals designated by the instructor or instructors to assist with the creation, modification or operation of the Challenge, and with the institution or institutions with which they are affiliated. Also, we may archive this information and/or use it for future communications with you.

Identity Verification. For services that require identity verification, we use the Personally Identifiable Information that we collect for verifying your identity, and for authenticating that submissions made on the Site were made by you.

Communications with CTB. When you send us an email message or otherwise contact us, we may use the information provided by you to respond to your communication and/or as described in this Privacy Policy. We may also archive this information and/or use it for future communications with you.

Research. We may share general Challenge data (including assignment submissions, grades), information about your activity on our Site, and demographic data from surveys operated by us with our University partners and other business partners so that our University partners and other business partners may use the data for research related to online education.

Disclosure to CTB Operations and Maintenance Contractors. We use various service providers, vendors and contractors (collectively, “Contractors”) to assist us in providing our products and services to you. Our Contractors may have limited access to your Personally Identifiable Information in the Challenge of providing their products or services to us, so that we in turn can provide our products and services to you. These Contractors may include vendors and suppliers that provide us with technology, services, and/or content related to the operation and maintenance of the Site or the Online Challenge. Access to your Personally Identifiable Information by these contractors is limited to the information reasonably necessary for the contractor to perform its limited function for us.

Government Authorities, Legal Rights and Actions. CTB may share your Personally Identifiable Information with various government authorities in response to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process; to establish or exercise our legal rights or to protect our property; to defend against legal claims; or as otherwise required by law. In such cases we reserve the right to raise or waive any legal objection or right available to us. We also may share your Personally Identifiable Information when we believe it is appropriate to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal or suspected illegal activities; to protect and defend the rights, property, or safety of CTB, the Site, our users, customers, or others; and in connection with our Terms of Use and other agreements.

Disclosure to Acquirers. CTB may disclose and/or transfer your Personally Identifiable Information to an acquirer, assignee or other successor entity in connection with a sale, merger, or reorganization of all or substantially all of the equity, business or assets of CTB to which your Personally Identifiable Information relates.

e-Readers. If we receive any Personally Identifiable Information related to the extent to which you use designated e-Readers to access CTB materials, we may archive it, and use it for research, business, or other purposes.

External Links

For your convenience we may provide links to sites operated by organizations other than CTB (“Third Party Sites”) that we believe may be of interest to you. We do not disclose your Personally Identifiable Information to these Third Party Sites without obtaining your consent. We do not endorse and are not responsible for the privacy practices of these Third Party Sites. If you choose to click on a link to one of these Third Party Sites, you should review the privacy policy posted on the other site to understand how that Third Party Site collects and uses your Personally Identifiable Information.

Confidentiality & Security of Personally Identifiable Information

We consider the confidentiality and security of your information to be of the utmost importance. We will use industry standard physical, technical and administrative security measures to keep your Personally Identifiable Information confidential and secure and will not share it with third parties, except as otherwise provided in this Privacy Policy, or unless we have good faith belief that such disclosure is necessary in special cases, such as a physical threat to you or others. Because the Internet is not a 100% secure environment we cannot guarantee the security of Personally Identifiable Information, and there is some risk that an unauthorized third party may find a way to circumvent our security systems or that transmission of your information over the Internet will be intercepted. It is your responsibility to protect the security of your login information. Please note that e-mails and other communications you send to us through our Site are not encrypted.

Updating or Deleting Your Personally Identifiable Updating or Deleting Your Personally Identifiable Information

You can access your Personally Identifiable Information and confirm that it remains correct and up-to-date or choose whether or not you wish to receive material from us or some of our partners by logging into the Site and visiting your user account page. You may also contact us via ask@chinathinksbig.com. We try to answer every email promptly, but may not always be able to do so. Keep in mind, however, that there will be residual information that will remain within our databases, access logs and other records, which may or may not contain your Personally Identifiable Information.

If you have any privacy-related questions, unresolved problems, or complaints you may contact us via ask@chinathinksbig.com.

International Privacy Practices

CTB’s Sites are primarily operated and managed on servers located and operated within the China. In order to provide our products and services to you, we may send and store your personal information (also commonly referred to as personal data) outside of the country where you reside or are located, including to China and the United States. Accordingly, if you reside or are located outside of China, your personal information may be transferred outside of the country where you reside or are located, including to countries that may not or do not provide the same level of protection for your personal information. We are committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of personal information when it is transferred.

Changing Our Privacy Policy Changing Our Privacy Policy

Please note that we review our privacy practices from time to time, and that these practices are subject to change. Any change, update, or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on our Site. We will notify you of any material change to this Privacy Policy by posting a notice on our Site’s homepage for a reasonable period of time following such update, and by changing the effective date (located at the bottom of this page). Be sure to return to this page periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current version of this Privacy Policy.

Effective as of 15 October, 2016.