and all Coda documents through which users interact with the organization, including but not limited to the student portal (
) and the tutor portal (
Schoolhouse.world is a not-for-profit, educational project. Students and volunteers engage with the organization through Coda documents. By using the
Collection of your Personal Information
In order to better provide you with services offered on schoolhouse.world, schoolhouse.world may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through schoolhouse.world's public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.
We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. You may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on schoolhouse.world and coda.io, including registering for a site account. We may request additional personal information in the future, but we will always be transparent about such requests.
Use of your Personal Information
Schoolhouse.world collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested. From time to time, we may use your email address to communicate with you about the website or inform you of services available from schoolhouse.world and its affiliates. We will never give or sell your email to third parties.
Schoolhouse.world may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on schoolhouse.world or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of schoolhouse.world; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of schoolhouse.world, or the public.
Our Coda documents contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Security of your Personal Information
Within the ecosystem of
Coda documents, measures are taken to protect personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure, to other users of
uses the following measures for this purpose:
In the student portal document (
), student personal identifiable information is hashed to prevent other users from viewing tables with their email addresses.
Across all documents, Coda’s cross-document feature is utilized to disclose only the information required for users to give or receive the services which
We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through the
Coda documents cannot be guaranteed.
Right to Deletion
Subject to certain exceptions set out below, on receipt of a verifiable request from you, we will:
Delete your personal information from our records; and
Direct any service providers to delete your personal information from their records
Please note that we may not be able to comply with requests to delete your personal information if it is necessary to:
Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity; or prosecute those responsible for that activity;
Debug to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality;
Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise his or her right of free speech, or exercise another right provided for by law;
Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act;
Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public interest that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when our deletion of the information is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of such research, provided we have obtained your informed consent;
Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with your expectations based on your relationship with us;
Comply with an existing legal obligation; or
Otherwise use your personal information, internally, in a lawful manner that is compatible with the context in which you provided the information.
Our Service is operated and managed on servers located within the United States. If you choose to use our Service from the European Union or other regions of the world with laws governing data collection and use that differ from United States law, then you acknowledge that
will transfer your personal information to the United States for the purpose of performing the Service according to our contract (e.g., our Terms of Service) and for any other purpose for which you provide explicit, informed consent.
European Union Data Protection
Residents in the European Union are entitled to certain rights with respect to personal information that we hold about them:
Right of access and portability.
The right to obtain access to your personal information, along with certain related information, and to receive that information in a commonly used format and to have it transferred to another data controller;
Right to rectification.
The right to obtain rectification of your personal information without undue delay where that personal information is inaccurate or incomplete;
Right to erasure.
The right to obtain the erasure of your personal information without undue delay in certain circumstances, such as where the personal information is no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which it was collected or processed;
Right to restriction.
The right to obtain the restriction of the processing undertaken by us on your personal information in certain circumstances, such as where the accuracy of the personal information is contested by you, for a period enabling us to verify the accuracy of that personal information; and
Right to object.
The right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to the processing of your personal information, and to object to processing of your personal information for direct marketing purposes, to the extent it is related to such direct marketing.
You may also have the right to make a complaint to the relevant Supervisory Authority. A list of Supervisory Authorities is available here:
. If you need further assistance regarding your rights, please contact us using the contact information provided below and we will consider your request in accordance with applicable law. In some cases our ability to uphold these rights for you may depend upon our obligations to process personal information for security, safety, fraud prevention reasons, compliance with regulatory or legal requirements, or because processing is necessary to deliver the services you have requested. Where this is the case, we will inform you of specific details in response to your request.
Schoolhouse.world may contact you via email for the purpose of providing session reminders, follow-ups, announcements, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. These communications are required to participate in schoolhouse.world.
If you would like to stop participating in
and stop receiving the associated communications, you may opt out of your participation by contacting
Changes to this Statement
Schoolhouse.world welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that schoolhouse.world has not adhered to this Statement, please contact schoolhouse.world at:
Effective as of August 24, 2020