Privacy Policy

At Easyblog we promise that:

– When we ask for personal information, it’s because we need it.
– When we store personal information, it’s because we need it.
– We won’t share your personal information except in legal cases, to protect our rights, or to make Easyblog.org even better!
– You will be able to choose if your blogs are open or private.
– If you delete a student’s blog, it’s deleted within a short time. So please don’t change your mind and ask if we can get it back!

The following is our privacy policy which puts our promises into action.

You can also find our Terms and Conditions here. 

You can contact our support team if you have any questions concerning this policy.

Our Policy Concerning Children

When you create an Easyblog account, you are stating you have the right to collect personally identifiable information about your students or children and share it with us for the purpose of enabling us to render our services. This typically will include a child’s name and photographs of their schoolwork and/or face, and other personally identifiable information that students may include in their blogs and eportfolios. Easyblog accepts no responsibility for information shared and or published on Easyblog by either students or staff through normal use of our service. We store the information on our servers, and when students, parents or teachers add or delete items to the journals, we collect the information necessary to make these changes. The degree to which this information is made private or public and who it is shared with is the sole right and responsibility of the authorised teacher who created the account or the student’s guardian.

Web Visitors

Easyblog and our parent company, YUFI Ltd, collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Easyblog’s may use this data to improve our service by better understanding our visitors.

 Easyblog also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on Easyblog blogs. Easyblog only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left. 

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Visitors to Easyblog’s website may interact with Easyblog in ways that require Easyblog to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Easyblog gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we will ask visitors who sign up for a blog at Easyblog to provide a username, a password an email address and the first names of their students. Those who purchase an upgrade will be asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process this transaction. In each case, Easyblog collects such information only as is needed to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Easyblog. Easyblog does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. Visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the understanding that it may prevent them from engaging in certain activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Easyblog may collect data about the behavior of visitors to its websites in order to improve our service, however Easyblog does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Easyblog uses Google Analytics for stat tracking including Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting. These stats are never shared, sold, or used for purposes other than to understand our visitors and improve our service.

Using Ads Settings, visitors can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads. 

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Easyblog discloses personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Easyblog’s behalf or to provide services available at Easyblog’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations will be located outside of your home country; by using Easyblog’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Easyblog will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Easyblog discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when Easyblog believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Easyblog, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Easyblog website and have supplied your email address, Easyblog may occasionally send you an email beyond blog notifications to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Easyblog and our products. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Easyblog takes measures to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Easyblog uses cookies to help Easyblog identify and track visitors, their usage of Easyblog website, and their website access preferences. Easyblog visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Easyblog’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Easyblog’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

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Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Easyblog may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and at Easyblog’s sole discretion. Easyblog encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.