Effective Date: April 1, 2023
Last Updated: October 19, 2023
Our Services are hosted in the United States and if you are accessing them from outside the United States, please be advised that you are transferring information to the United States. Your continued use of our Services represents your consent to this transfer of information.
To enable the Services to be used, we may collect the following Personal Information:
Student data, including:
Educator data, including:
We do not harvest, sell or rent your Personal Information, as the terms are defined under applicable laws. We use and disclose your Personal Information to operate, provide, improve, and develop our Services. Our purposes for using and disclosing your Personal Information are as follows:
We will not use any words, content, or keystroke patterns from student submissions for any purpose other than providing plagiarism screening and determining the originality and authenticity of submissions. Student content and keystroke data will NOT be utilized for building student profiles, targeted advertising, or any other purpose besides powering the core service offering of our platform.
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a United States federal law that protects the privacy of student educational records. By using our services, you acknowledge and agree that we are committed to complying with FERPA and ensuring the confidentiality of any personally identifiable information (PII) contained within the educational records of students. To the extent that we collect, store, process, or share PII from student educational records, we shall do so in accordance with FERPA's requirements and any applicable state or local laws or regulations.
We will only disclose PII from education records with the written consent of the student or the student's parent or legal guardian, or as otherwise permitted under FERPA and applicable law. In the event that we receive a request for the disclosure of PII from a student's educational records, we will promptly notify the educational institution, agency, or organization responsible for the records in question. We will cooperate with such institutions, agencies, or organizations in determining the appropriate response to the request, in accordance with FERPA and any other applicable laws.
We maintain strict security measures to protect the confidentiality of all PII contained within student educational records and require our employees, contractors, and service providers who have access to PII from educational records to comply with FERPA and any other applicable laws. In the event of a breach or suspected breach of security involving PII from student educational records, we will promptly notify the affected educational institution, agency, or organization, and take all necessary steps to investigate and remediate the breach, as required by FERPA and any other applicable laws. If you are an educational institution, agency, or organization subject to FERPA, you represent and warrant that you have all necessary rights, permissions, and consents to provide us with access to PII from student educational records, in accordance with FERPA and any other applicable laws, and agree to indemnify and hold us harmless from and against any claims, damages, or expenses resulting from your breach of this representation and warranty.
Our Company is committed to safeguarding children's personal information collected online and is in full compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). COPPA mandates that we provide notice and obtain parental consent prior to collecting, using, or disclosing personal information from children under the age of 13.
Before collecting any personal information from children, we will provide parents or guardians with notice about our data practices and seek verifiable parental consent. Parents and guardians have the right to review, modify, or delete their child’s personal information, and may refuse to permit further collection or use of their child’s information. Instructions for accessing and managing your child's personal information will be provided upon verification of parental consent.
To review, modify, or delete you child's personal information, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of children's personal information. All personal information is stored on secure servers and is only accessible by a limited number of authorized personnel.
Should you have any questions or concerns regarding our compliance with COPPA and our efforts to ensure the privacy and safety of your child’s personal information, please contact us at email@example.com.
We may retain certain User and Customer Personal Information for the period necessary to enable the continued use of the Services, to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Policy, for legally permissible business purposes, or as otherwise required by law. How long we retain specific Personal Information varies depending on its type and use, after which it will be deleted. We may retain non-Personal Information, including aggregated, de-identified, or anonymized data for lawfully permissible purposes.
Any content submitted by students will be deleted from our servers once the affiliated faculty and student accounts are deleted. To request account deletions please send a request via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
For Children under 13 years old, we have a retention period for user account information for 1 year after account inactivity. We automatically delete accounts and personal data after that period.
Rumi takes appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of user personal data. These include internal reviews of our data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, including appropriate encryption and physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data.
Rumi restricts access to user personal information to our employees, contractors, and agents who need to know that information in order to process it on our behalf. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution if they fail to meet these obligations.
Despite our efforts regarding data security, no system can be 100% secure and there is always a risk of unauthorized access to your personal data. By using our Services, you assume this risk. We also urge you to use a unique and strong password to your user account on Rumi Services as well as to protect such password.
We use Google Analytics to enhance user experience by understanding user interactions on our platform. It allows us to make improvements while safeguarding your data. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page.
Most browsers can be set to detect browser cookies and to let a user reject them but refusing cookies may impact your experience with the Services. To learn more about browser cookies, including how to manage or delete them, refer to the Tools, Help, or similar section of your web browser.
Rumi users may modify or remove any of their personal information at any time by emailing our technical support team at email@example.com
You have the right to receive your personal data which you have provided Rumi, in accordance with relevant personal data regulation, provided that such request does not adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement or Rumi please contact us at: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org