Effective Date: October 1, 2015

This website is developed and maintained by Collective Shift, a nonprofit organization that includes, but is not limited to, projects such as LRNG, Cities of LRNG, GlassLab, and the Badge Alliance (hereinafter “Collective Shift,” “we” or “us”). When you visit our website, mobile app, or other online properties, collectively “sites,” Collective Shift may collect and use certain information about you. Collective Shift recognizes that you care about how your information is used, and your privacy is important to us. This Privacy Policy explains how we may collect and use your information, particularly your personal information, and the choices you can make about what information you share.

This Privacy Policy applies only to our sites, and covers only information collected in connection with your access and use of our sites. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. By continuing to interact with our sites, you are agreeing to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We ask that you read this Privacy Policy from time to time. Collective Shift may modify this Privacy Policy at any time in its sole discretion. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy that increase our rights to use personal information we have previously collected about you, we will obtain your consent either through an email to your registered email address or by prominent posting on our sites.

What Information Does Collective Shift Collect About You?

Collective Shift collects information about you when you interact with our sites. We collect information you provide to us including, but not limited to, your name, email address, phone number, and birthday.

In addition, we may automatically collect information about the devices you use to interact with our sites. The information we automatically collect may include your IP address, device identifier, web browser type and version, and browsing information including date and time of browsing. Collective Shift may also automatically collect information about how you use our sites, such as what you have searched for and viewed with our sites.

Collective Shift sites do not collect personal information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or online services. Therefore, “do not track” signals transmitted from web browsers do not apply to our sites, and we do not alter any of our data collection and use practices upon receipt of such a signal.

How Does Collective Shift Protect Children’s Privacy?

Collective Shift does not knowingly request or collect information from children under the age of 13. If we obtain actual knowledge that any information we collect has been provided by a child under the age of 13, we will promptly delete that information.
How Does Collective Shift Use The Information Collected About You?

Collective Shift may use the information it collected about you for a number of purposes, including:

In some cases, Collective Shift enters into agreements with affiliated entities, such as schools or school districts, to provide their students with our educational services, games, and badges. Under these agreements, the affiliated entities provide us with student information and retain ownership of the information provided to us. Collective Shift will share your personal information with those affiliated entities pursuant to our relationship with the entities.

When does Collective Shift Share Your Personal Information?

Collective Shift may share your information with third parties, including law enforcement authorities, where Collective Shift determines that doing so is appropriate to:

Collective Shift may also provide to third parties, including other businesses and members of the public, aggregated statistical data showing general usage patterns and statistics about our sites, interactions, and transactions. This data does not personally identify you or provide specific information about individual usage.

In some cases, Collective Shift enters into agreements with affiliated entities, such as schools or school districts, to provide their students with our educational services, games, and badges. Under these agreements, the affiliated entities provide us with student information and retain ownership of the information provided to us. Collective Shift will share your personal information with those affiliated entities pursuant to our relationship with the entities.

What Does Collective Shift Do With My Social Network Account Data?

Our sites may allow you sign into and associate your social network accounts including, but not limited to, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Tumblr with Collective Shift.

By using this functionality, you give Collective Shift permission to access all of the elements of your social network profile information that you have made available to be shared and to use it in accordance with the social network’s terms of use and this Privacy Policy. Your settings may enable Collective Shift to retrieve information from your social networking account, such as your username, the date and time you sent messages using this application, and the contents of any such messages. Please refer to the privacy settings in your social network account for information about what data is shared with Collective Shift and other connected applications and to manage the data that is shared through your account, including information about your activities using our sites.

If you would like to disconnect a social media account from Collective Shift, refer to the settings of that social media account and its provider.

How Does Collective Shift Use Cookies?

When you use our sites, Collective Shift may place pieces of code, commonly referred to as “cookies,” or similar technology on your devices. Collective Shift uses cookies to collect information about how you use this website. Certain browsers may allow you to disable such cookies. However, disabling cookies from Collective Shift may prevent you from using various features of this website.

Third Parties

When you use our sites, third-parties may use cookies, pixel tags, web beacons, and similar technologies to collect information about how you use the Site and which web pages you visit. These third parties may collect, and share with us at our request, website usage information about visits to our sites that can be used to measure and research the effectiveness of sites. These third parties also may collect information, potentially including personal information, about your activities over time and across different websites.

This site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of those sites, and this Privacy Policy does not apply to information collected from you by those sites. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of each site that collects information from you.

Notice to Residents of Countries outside the United States of America

If you live outside the United States (including in the European Economic Area (“EE”) and Switzerland (“CH”) collectively the “EEA/CH”), and you use our sites or provide us with personal information directly via the Site, your information will be handled in accordance with this Privacy Policy. By using our sites or giving us your personal information, you are directly transferring your information to us in the United States. The United States may not have the same level of data protection as your jurisdiction. However, you agree and consent to our collection, transfer, and processing of your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. You are solely responsible for compliance with any data protection or privacy obligations in your jurisdiction when you use our sites or provide us with information. Regardless of where we transfer your information, we still protect your information in the manner described in this Privacy Policy.

How Does Collective Shift Protect My Information?

Collective Shift has implemented an information security program that contains administrative, technical and physical controls that are designed to reasonably safeguard information that can individually identify you.

How Can I Contact Collective Shift?

Please contact us if you have any questions or comments about our privacy practices or this Privacy Policy. You can reach us online at privacy@collectiveshift.org. You also can write to us at:

Collective Shift
209 Redwood Shores Pkwy
Redwood City, CA 94065