Film Simplified is fully committed to protecting the privacy of any information that you provide.
No changes where made to the way we process users data. But this policy was updated and shortened in order to make it easier to read, and to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation coming into force on May 25, 2018.
We at “film Simplified” respect your privacy, and want you to understand how and why we collect, use, and share users data.
What Data We Collect
We collect certain data directly from you, like the information you enter, data about your participation in our educational material. Some data is also collected automatically, like information about your devices, and the parts of our platform you interact with, or use.
The Data you provide to us
Below are some examples of the data we collect.
When you create an account and Join our educational material, we collect any data you provide directly, including:
In order to use our educational material (like enrolling in a course or downloading a resource), you will first need to create a user account. When creating or updating your user account, we collect and store the data you provided, like your password and email address.
Courses and downloadable material Data
When you enroll in one of our educational material, we collect certain data that is required to enable you to access the resources you requested. including which courses and material you’ve enrolled in, started watching or completed.
Student Payment Data
If you enroll in one of our paid courses, we need to collect some data about your purchase (For example your name and zip code) as this is necessary in order to process your order. And in the process you will need to provide some data directly to our payment processing partners, like your name, credit card information, billing address, and zip code.
Promotions, and Surveys.
We might invite you to participate in a promotion or a survey, either directly through us or using a third-party platform. If you decide participate, we need to collect and store the data you provide. The data collected will be used to administer the survey or promotion, For example,. It will be used for notifying winners and distributing the rewards.
In order to receive a reward, you may be required to allow us to publicly post some of your information.
Support and Communications
When you contact us for support, weather for the educational material or the websites. (even if you never created an account),
we collect and store certain data in order to process your requests or answer your questions, like your name, contact information, email address, messages, location, IP address, operating system, and any other data provided by you, or data we collect through automated means (automated data collection is covered below). We need to use this data in order to respond to you and answer your questions.
The data listed above is stored by us or by our partners and is associated with your account.
Data We Collect through Automated Means
When you access our websites (including when you browse our courses), we collect certain
data by automated means, including:
Technical data about the device you use to access our websites or courses,
like your IP address, operating system type and version, browser, browser language, device type, unique device identifiers, domain and other systems data, and platform types.
Usage statistics about your interactions with our websites, courses or other educational material, including accessed courses, pages visited and the time spent on pages, search queries, features used, click data, and other data regarding your use of the our websites, corses or download material.
Approximate Geographic Data
An approximate geographic location, including country, city, and geographic coordinates, calculated automatically based on your IP address.
All data listed above is collected tracking technologies detailed in the “Cookies and Data Collection Tools” section below. It is stored and associated with your account.
How We Get Data About You
We use common data collection tools like web beacons, analytics services, cookies, and advertising providers in order to gather the data listed above. Some of these tools offers the ability for you to opt out of data collection.
Cookies and Data Collection Tools
In some cases, we tie gathered data through those Data Collection Tools to other data that we collect.
And we use web beacons (small objects that allow us to measure the actions of visitors and users to our websites) in order to identify if a page was visited, or an email was opened, in order to advertise more efficiently by excluding current users from promotional messages that are related to courses they already joined
We use the services of third-party advertising providers like Facebook and Google to deliver advertising about our courses and educational material on other websites and applications you use. The ads can be based on your activity across other sites and services, in order to be tailored to your interests.
What We Use Your Data For
We use your data to allow access to our websites and courses, troubleshoot issues, communicate with students, secure against fraud and abuse, improve our websites, serve relevant advertising.
We use the data we collect through your use of our websites to:
Respond to your questions;
Process your requests and orders for courses and downloadable materials;
Sending you administrative messages, like updates to our terms of services;
Ask for feedback from users;
Administer and market surveys and promotions;
Link your data with additional data from third-party data providers and analyzing the data with the help of analytics service providers;
Identify our unique users across devices;
Tailor advertisements across platforms;
Analyze trends, usage data and paid course purchases;
Advertise ours websites on third-party platforms;
Who We Share Your Data With
We have agreements with third-party platforms to distribute our Services and drive traffic to our websites.
Analytics and Data Enrichment Services
We share certain information with our analytics partners, like Google analytics. This allows them to provide analytics services or match your data with publicly-available information. We do this to communicate with you in a more and personalized manner.
We may share certain data with third-party advertisers, in order to show general demographic and preference information among our users.
We may also allow advertisers to collect data through the standard data collection tools, so they can use this data to offer you personalized your user experience.
For Legal and security Compliance
We may share your data with third parties if it was required by law
Auditors and legal advisors
We may also share data about you to our auditors and legal advisors.
Your Choices About the Use of Your Data
You can decide not to provide certain data to us, but you may not be able to use certain features of our websites or courses.
To stop receiving promotional material from us, you can opt out by using the unsubscribe option in the promotional material you receive
To opt out of allowing Google Analytics, Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on,