The privacy of those who visit this online resource is important to us. We support the goals and guidelines set forth by oversight laws and bodies such as the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), the Center for Media Education (CME), the Children's Advertising Review Unit (CARU) of the Council of Better Business Bureaus and other organizations devoted to providing online safety and privacy for children, households, parents and schools.
A note to kids under the age of 18 ("Minors"): Please get permission from your parents/legal guardians before using this website or app or sending any e-mail to us. If you wish to subscribe to any of the BrainPOP websites or apps, your parents/legal guardians need to complete the subscription form for you.
A note to educators: Please get permission from the Minors’ parents/legal guardians before allowing minors to use the BrainPOP websites or apps or allowing them to send any e-mail to us. If you wish to subscribe to any of the BrainPOP websites or apps on behalf of Minors, you are solely responsible for obtaining their parents/legal guardians’ authorization.
For purposes of this Policy, "Personally Identifying Information" shall hereby mean information which is identifiable to You, including, e-mail, name and address; "Anonymous Information" shall hereby mean information which does not enable identification of an individual user; and “De-Identifiable Information” shall mean information which removed all personally identifiable information therein and there is reasonable determination that an individual user is not identifiable.
From those Users who order services or products from us, we collect limited usage information, including Personally Identifying Information, in connection with User logins and passwords in order to monitor subscription compliance. This information is kept confidential and is not shared or sold to third-parties. In addition, as part of our subscription and registration process, subscribers are asked to voluntarily submit limited personal information in order to create an account (typically name, email address, affiliation with a school or a district, phone number, payment information and unique password).
BrainPOP does not knowingly collect or maintain Personally Identifying Information from any Minors, without permission from the Minor’s parents or legal guardians, or if applicable, from the Minor’s school or district. Minors may not use this website without parental or educators consent. If we learn that any Personally Identifying Information about any Minor has been collected without the appropriate consent, then we will take reasonable steps to delete any such information.
BrainPOP will not sell or market directly to minors and always seeks parental or legal guardian’s authorization whenever we identify that a minor attempts to purchase a BrainPOP product or service or provide Personally Identifying Information to us.
BrainPOP may provide Your Personally Identifying Information to its partners, business affiliates and third party service providers who work for BrainPOP or operate some of its functionalities or its related services, such as hosting services, streaming services and credit card processing, to operate these services and functionalities. These third parties service providers do not have independent right to share Your Personally Identifying Information and are bound by privacy and security obligations. In no event shall the business affiliates, partners or third party providers be authorized to use your contact information for purposes which are not related to delivering our services or notices to You and they will not be authorized to contact You directly for other purposes.
You may be able to register to receive updates and promotions or site surveys. The contact information You submit will not be used for these purposes unless You specifically opt in. If you are opted in automatically, you may opt-out at any time.
Personally Identifying Information about the Users will not be used for any purpose which is unrelated to the use of the services or to related services, unless specifically authorized by You. In no event shall BrainPOP use or share any Personally Identifying Information for advertisement or marketing purposes.
BrainPOP collects Anonymous Information tracked by Google Analytics. BrainPOP may use the collected information about Your browser, operating system or other technical details of Your usage to improve Your experience with our services. BrainPOP may further use the collected Anonymous Information and De-Identifiable Information (non-identifying information) about usage patterns, time of usage and form of usage, to improve the experience and to be able to improve BrainPOP's offering of our services to users.
BrainPOP reserves the right to use and disclose, in its sole discretion, Anonymous Information or De-Identifiable Information about Users to third parties for research or market analysis purposes, unless You expressly reject. De-Identifiable Information disclosure in this regard may include selective disclosure of search terms for example, as long as it does not explicitly reveal Personally Identifying Information.
Note to Users using activity pages and quizzes where a user is able to enter his or her name prior to printing or sending it to an outside email entered by the user: BrainPOP does not collect or store any such information.
BrainPOP Educators is a section of this resource that is directed to teachers, parents, tutors, and everyone else who educates young people, and not intended for use by Minors. However, because our resources may include a link to the BrainPOP Educators section, we ensure that it does not include any posting or editing feature and that the content included therein is not obscene or defamatory.
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the Personally Identifying Information submitted to us. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personally Identifying Information, we cannot and do not guarantee the information’s absolute security.In the event of an actual data breach, we will notify You immediately and as appropriate when there is a substantial risk of harm from the breach or a legal duty to provide notification.
If a User of the age of 13 or older wishes to subscribe to our newsletter(s), we will use his or her name and email address to send the newsletter. Out of respect for privacy, we provide a simple way to unsubscribe from the newsletter. We will send Users service-related announcements on rare occasions when it is necessary or advisable to do so. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance, we might send an informational email.
If You login to a BrainPOP app with your BrainPOP website subscription username and password, we collect limited usage information in connection with User logins and passwords in order to monitor subscription compliance. This information is maintained in accordance to this policy. If you purchased an in-app purchase, we do not collect any User information.
This online resource is hosted in the State of New Jersey in the United States of America and is subject to New Jersey and U.S. federal law. Our office is located in the State of New York. If you are accessing this online resource from other jurisdictions, please be advised that you are transferring your personal information to us in New Jersey and New York, and by using any of these online resources, you consent to that transfer and to abide by the applicable laws of the States of New Jersey and New York and applicable U.S. federal law concerning your use of the online resources and your agreements with us. Any Persons accessing this online resource from any jurisdiction with laws or regulations governing the use of the Internet, including personal data collection, use and disclosure different from those of the jurisdictions mentioned above may only use the online resources in a manner lawful in their jurisdiction. If your use of this online resource would be unlawful in your jurisdiction, please do not use this online resource.