Last Updated: 07.07.2021
Workademy GmbH (hereinafter “Workademy”), is the First all-in-one tool that makes corporate learning sexy.
Providing personal information is optional; However, Users opting not to share such information may not be allowed access to certain features of the Workademy Website. Users are responsible for filling in correct and truthful information, and are thus responsible for any actual or potential economic or legal lawsuit against Workademy, should this occur as a consequence of their wrongdoing or mismanagement of their profile. User accounts are for personal use and may not be used by, assigned, or otherwise transferred to any other person or entity. Users are responsible for the security of their password and will be solely liable for any use or unauthorized use of said password.
Our Users’ privacy is of paramount importance to us. We therefore strive to be transparent about how we collect, use and share information about you. We endeavour to provide you with the highest standards of security for any personal information you submit to us.
User Information That We Collect
1.1. Workademy Account Information
In order to provide our services, we collect information about you when you register for an account through the Workademy Websites, as well as when you update or modify your profile. We keep track of your profile and settings selections within the Workademy Websites.
Specifically, in order to register for an account, you will need to submit the following information:
- Email address;
- Login credentials.
Further to the above, you can submit additional profile information via “My Account”. This additional optional information may include:
- First and last name;
- Your profile picture
You can select to register for an Workademy account, log in or enhance your profile via your Facebook profile. By doing so, you are asking Facebook to send us registration information from your Facebook profile. We treat that information as we do any other information you give us when you register or log in.
1.2. Workademy Websites usage information
We collect information about your activity on our services, for example, the date and time you registered, date and time you logged in etc.
1.3. Device and Connection Information
We collect information about the device(s) with which you access the Workademy Websites and services. This device information includes your connection type and settings when you access the Workademy Websites or use our services. We may also collect information through your device(s) about your operating system, browser type, IP address, URLs of referring/exit pages, device identifiers, and crash data.
1.5. Facebook visitor action pixels
We use the “visitor action pixels” from Facebook Inc on our websites. This tool allows us to understand and deliver ads and make them more relevant to you. The data collected in this way is anonymous to us, i.e. we do not see the personal data of individual users. However, this data is stored and processed by Facebook. Facebook may link this information to your Facebook account and also use it for its own promotional purposes, in accordance with Facebook’s Data Usage Policy. You can allow Facebook and its partners to place ads on and off Facebook. A cookie may also be stored on your computer for these purposes.
You can object to the collection of your data by Facebook pixel, or to the use of your data for the purpose of displaying Facebook ads here.
2. How We Use the Information We Collect
We collect and use your information in order to be able to deliver and improve our services. Additionally, we use your information to help keep you safe from fraud and to provide you with localised (but not personalised) advertising that may be of interest to you.
More specifically, we use the information we collect for the following:
Administering your account and providing our services to you:
We use information about you to provide our services to you, including authenticating you when you log in, providing customer support, and operating and maintaining our services.
Research and development:
We are always looking for ways to make our websites and services better, smarter, more efficient, more secure and more useful to our Users. We use collective learnings about how Users use our websites and services, and feedback provided directly to us, to troubleshoot and identify trends, usage, activity patterns and areas for improvement. We may occasionally conduct research and analysis of Users’ behavior to improve our websites content and services.
Communicating with you about our services:
We use your contact information to send communications via email and within our services, including our Newsletter. These communications are aimed at driving engagement and maximizing what you get out of the services and may include information about new features, survey requests, newsletters, and events. We may also communicate with you about new product offers, promotions and contests. You may opt out of these communications by using the “Unsubscribe” option that can be found within the communication itself.
Safety and security:
Ensuring legal compliance:
Where required by law or where we believe it is necessary to protect our legal rights, interests and the interests of others, we use information about you in connection with legal claims, compliance, regulatory requirements and disclosures in connection with the acquisition, merger or sale of a business.
3. Legal bases for processing
To process your information as described above, we rely on the following legal bases:
4. With Whom and How We Share Certain Information We Collect
Use of certain services requires sharing particular information about you with third parties. Specifically, we will share your information with third parties on the following occasions:
4.1. Legal Compliance and Enforcement of Rights
In exceptional circumstances, we may share information about you with a third party if we believe that sharing is reasonably necessary to:
- Comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, including meeting national security requirements;
- Enforce agreements policies and terms of service;
- Protect the security or integrity of our website and services;
- Protect our Users or the public from harm or illegal activities;
- Respond to an emergency which we believe in good faith requires us to disclose information to assist in the prevention of a death or serious bodily injury of any person.
Workademy will never sell, rent or otherwise share information about you to advertisers or any other third parties other than those described above.
In all cases where information is shared with any third party, Workademy strictly limits use of the information shared to the purposes described above.
5. Information Storage and Security
6. How Long We Keep Information
We retain your Workademy account information for as long as your account is active. You may select to cancel your account at any time. After selecting to cancel your account, we implement a safety retention window of thirty (30) days. During this period, account information will be retained, although the account will, of course, not be visible on our services anymore. We will delete or anonymise your information upon deletion of your account (following the safety retention window) unless:
We must keep it to comply with applicable law;
There is an outstanding issue, claim or dispute requiring us to keep the relevant information until it is resolved;
The information must be kept for our legitimate business interests, such as fraud prevention and enhancing Users' safety and security. For example, information may need to be kept to prevent a User who was banned for unsafe behavior or security incidents from opening a new account.
Data deletion upon request
You can request to delete your data by writing an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org proving that you are the owner of the data your are requesting to delete.
7. Your Rights
We want you to be in control of your information, so we have provided you with the following tools:
7.1. Access and update your information
Our websites and services give you the ability to access and update certain personal information. For example, you can access your profile information using the “My Account” feature.
7.2. Cancel your account
If you no longer wish to use our services, you can cancel your Workademy account.
7.3. Request that we stop using your information
7.4. Opt out of communications
You may opt out of receiving promotional communications from us by using the” Unsubscribe” option within each email, or by contacting us, as provided below, to have your contact information removed from our email.
7.5. Turn off Cookie Controls
8. Workademy and Children’s Privacy
The Workademy Website and services are not directed to individuals under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 16. If we become aware that an individual under the age of 16 has provided us with personal information, we will take steps to delete such information. If you become aware that a child has provided us with personal information, please contact us as provided below.
10. Contact Us
If you have questions or concerns about how your information is handled, please direct your inquiry to email@example.com.