Privacy Policy

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Privacy Policy
Privacy Policy

Blackboardgeek.com is a website providing information and services relating to the educational technology products of Blackboard Inc; including, but not limited to, online discussion forums, assessment tools, wikis, blogs, and the popular site which provides free educational resources for faculty members worldwide!

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We take our users’ privacy very seriously and are committed to protecting the personally identifiable information of our visitors. We want you to understand when and how we collect, use, disclose, and manage your information.

This Privacy Policy applies to blackboardgeek.com. Please note that this policy may be amended from time to time without prior notice. Any amendment will be posted on our website. By continuing to use our services, you agree to the terms of this policy as amended.

Cookies:

We may use cookies to improve our services and your experience on our website. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit our website. Cookies help us to understand how you use our website and to provide more tailored information and advertising. You can disable cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser, but this may affect your ability to use some of our services.

IP Addresses:

We also collect IP addresses from visitors to track their session history, but we do not link IP addresses with personally identifiable information. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the internet.

Third-party Services:

We may partner with third-party advertisers and ad-serving companies to display advertising on our website or to manage our advertising on other sites. These third-party advertisers may use cookies, web beacons, and device identifiers when you visit our site in order to measure advertising effectiveness and other reasons such as reporting traffic statistics. We do not have access to or control over cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Best Practices:

Blackboardgeek has implemented best practices to protect the personal information of its users throughout their interaction with the site. This includes using a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) when collecting and transferring sensitive data to process.

Embedded content from other websites:

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Whom do we share your data with?

We do not share, sell, trade, or rent your personal information with third parties.

Your rights:

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us using this page.

How long do we retain your data?

We will retain your personal data for as long as it is necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

What rights do you have over your data?

You may have the right to ask us for a copy of any personal data we hold about you. You can also request that we correct, amend, delete or limit the processing of your personal data by contacting our support. This does not include any data which we are obliged to keep for administrative purposes.

Where do we process your data?

We store all collected information on secure servers in California and multiple other countries dedicated to this task. It is possible that some of these countries do not have the same level of laws as the EU or US but still offer a similar protection network as US/CA so it is up to you whether you would like to participate in blackboardgeek’s services. We are committed to protecting your privacy no matter where we process your data.

We hope that this article was helpful in understanding our Privacy Policy and how we protect your data. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us. Thank you for using blackboardgeek.