Employee Privacy Policy

Last updated: August 29, 2023

This Privacy Policy describes Our policies and procedures regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of information when you (“Employee”) are employed by the SchoolWay Mentors, LLC (“SchoolWay Mentors,” “SchoolWay,” “the Company,” “We,” “Us,” or “Our”). This Privacy Policy explains how We handle Your personal information as an employee of SchoolWay and in relation to any services (including employee-related services, mentorship sessions, and community interactions) provided by SchoolWay (“Service”).

Collecting and Using Your Personal Data

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

While working for SchoolWay, We may collect certain personally identifiable information that is necessary for employment and operational purposes. This information is used for scheduling mentorship sessions, course content creation, offering guidance, and other aspects of employment. Personal data may include, but is not limited to:

  • Name: Full name or, in some cases, first and last name.
  • Profile: In some cases, location and, with your permission, photo
  • Contact Information: Email address, phone number, mailing address, and other contact details.
  • Educational Records: Information related to Your academic history, including transcripts, grades, and test scores.
  • Payment Information: Financial information, such as banking details for compensation processing.
  • Preferences: Information about Your preferences, work goals, and interests to personalize mentoring and educational content.
  • Usage Data: Information such as IP address, browser type, pages visited on our systems, and device identifiers.

Usage Data

Usage Data is collected automatically as part of employee interactions with SchoolWay. This data may include Your device’s IP address, browser information, and other diagnostic data.

Tracking Technologies and Cookies

We use Cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on Our Service and store certain information. Tracking technologies used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze Our Service. The technologies We use may include:

  • Cookies or Browser Cookies. A cookie is a small file placed on Your Device. You can instruct Your browser to refuse all Cookies or to indicate when a Cookie is being sent. However, if You do not accept Cookies, You may not be able to use some parts of Our Service. Unless you have adjusted Your browser setting so that it will refuse Cookies, Our Service may use Cookies.

  • Web Beacons. Certain sections of Our Service and Our emails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of a certain section and verifying system and server integrity).

Cookies can be “Persistent” or “Session” Cookies. Persistent Cookies remain on Your personal computer or mobile device when You go offline, while Session Cookies are deleted as soon as You close Your web browser.

We use both Session and Persistent Cookies for the purposes set out below:

  • Necessary / Essential Cookies

    Type: Session Cookies

    Administered by: Us

    Purpose: These Cookies are essential to provide You with Service available through the Website and to enable You to use some of its features. They help to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts. Without these Cookies, Our Service that You have asked for cannot be provided, and We only use these Cookies to provide You with Our Service.

  • Cookies Policy / Notice Acceptance Cookies

    Type: Persistent Cookies

    Administered by: Us

    Purpose: These Cookies identify if users have accepted the use of cookies on the Website.

  • Functionality Cookies

    Type: Persistent Cookies

    Administered by: Us

    Purpose: These Cookies allow us to remember choices You make when You use the Website, such as remembering your login details or language preference. The purpose of these Cookies is to provide You with a more personal experience and to avoid You having to re-enter your preferences every time You use the Website.

For more information about the cookies we use and your choices regarding cookies, please visit our Cookies Policy or the Cookies section of our Privacy Policy.

Use of Your Personal Data

The Company may use Personal Data for the following purposes:

SchoolWay may use Personal Data for the following purposes:

  • Employment: To facilitate Service, provide guidance to Students, monitor academic progress, and handle compensation.
  • Account Management: To manage Your employment registration, enabling access to employee-specific functionalities.
  • Contract Performance: To fulfill employment contracts, including the provision of Service.
  • Communication: To contact You by email, phone, or other electronic means for updates or informative communications related to employment.
  • Information Sharing: To provide information about goods, Service, and events related to Your employment or role at SchoolWay.
  • Request Handling: To manage and respond to Your requests effectively.

We may share Your personal information in the following situations:

  • With Service Providers: SchoolWay may share employee personal information with service providers to improve operational efficiency, including compensation processing.
  • For Business Transfers: Information may be shared during business transfers, such as mergers or acquisitions.
  • With Affiliates: SchoolWay may share information with affiliated companies that operate under the same ownership.
  • With Business Partners: Information may be shared with business partners for employee-related services.
  • Public Interaction: Information shared in public areas of SchoolWay may be viewed by others.
  • With Consent: Information may be disclosed with Your consent for specific purposes.

We will never sell or share Your data with any other party for non-operational reasons.

Retention of Your Personal Data

SchoolWay retains Employee Personal Data for as long as necessary to fulfill employment and legal obligations, including dispute resolution and policy enforcement. Usage Data is retained for internal analysis and security improvement purposes.

Transfer of Your Personal Data

Your information, including Personal Data, is processed at the Company’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located. It means that this information may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of Your state, province, country, or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those from Your jurisdiction.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by Your submission of such information represents Your agreement to that transfer.

The Company will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that Your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of Your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of Your data and other personal information.

Delete Your Personal Data

You have the right to delete or request that We assist in deleting the Personal Data that We have collected about You.

Our Service may give You the ability to delete certain information about You from within Our Service.

You may update, amend, or delete Your information at any time by signing in to Your Account if you have one, and visiting the account settings section that allows you to manage Your personal information. You may also contact Us to request access to, correct, or delete any personal information that You have provided to Us.

Please note, however, that We may need to retain certain information when we have a legal obligation or lawful basis to do so.

Disclosure of Your Personal Data

Business Transactions

If the Company is involved in a merger, acquisition, or asset sale, Your Personal Data may be transferred. We will provide notice before Your Personal Data is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy.

Law enforcement

Under certain circumstances, the Company may be required to disclose Your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

The Company may disclose Your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • Comply with a legal obligation
  • Protect and defend the rights or property of the Company
  • Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with Our Service
  • Protect the personal safety of Users of Our Service or the public
  • Protect against legal liability

Security of Your Personal Data

The security of Your Personal Data is important to Us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect Your Personal Data, We cannot guarantee its absolute security. While SchoolWay endeavors to protect Employee Personal Data, no method of transmission or storage is 100% secure. SchoolWay encourages employees to use best practices to safeguard login credentials and personal data.

Children’s Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If You are a parent or guardian and You are aware that Your child has provided Us with Personal Data, please contact Us. If We become aware that We have collected Personal Data from anyone under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, We take steps to remove that information from Our servers.

If We need to rely on consent as a legal basis for processing Your information and Your country requires consent from a parent, We may require Your parent’s consent before We collect and use that information.

SchoolWay may provide links to external websites, but it has no control over their content or privacy policies. If You click on a third-party link, You will be directed to that third-party’s site. We strongly advise You to review the Privacy Policy of every site You visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update Our Privacy Policy from time to time. If a revision is material We will make reasonable efforts to provide at least 30 days’ notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at Our sole discretion.

We will let You know via email and/or a prominent notice on Our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “Last updated” date at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, You can contact us: