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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This is the privacy policy statement of Sindh Online School (SOS), which applies to the services we offer. By services, we mean video lessons, quizzes and homework assignments. This privacy policy does not apply to the services from third party websites embedded on our website. Under no circumstances do we rent or sell user’s Personal Information with third parties.


1. What information does Sindh Online School collect?

You can use SOS services without registering for an account or providing any other personal information. In order to comment on our video lessons or to communicate with SOS, you may provide what is generally referred to as “Personal Identifiable Information” or “PII,” such as your full name, email address or other information that can be used to identify you.  Information, which cannot be used to identify you as an individual, is referred to as “non-personal” information. To comment on our video lessons, you need to register an account on the third party commenting service “Disqus” for which you need to comply with its terms of service & privacy policy

We collect information, including personal information, in a variety of ways which, may vary according to your use of the Service. The categories of personal information we collect may include:

  • Contact and profile information

  • Account and authentication information from third-party integrated services

  • Location information

  • Information about your browser or device

  • Non-personal information which may be linked to your Personal Information

Below, we describe examples of the categories of information we collect from and about you when you use our Service:

Information you provide to us and information we receive about you from others

Contact information

When you communicate with SOS through given forms on our website, we may collect personal information including your name, email address, and birthdate. In addition, we may ask for personal information at other times, such as when you contact our technical support team, send us an email or complete a user survey.

Information about how you use the Service

We may collect usage information about your use of our Service, such as the number of problems you have attempxed, the number of videos you have viewed, and the amount of time spent to complete a problem. This enables us to better tailor educational experiences that are most appropriate for you.

Location information

We may collect and use information about your location (such as your country) or infer your approximate location based on your IP address in order to provide you with tailored educational experiences for your region, but we don't collect the precise geolocation of you or your device. You may be able to change the settings on your computer or mobile device to prevent it from providing us with any location information.

2. How does Sindh Online School use the information collected?

Sindh Online School uses this information in the following ways:

To provide and enhance our Service

We use the information you provide or that we collect to operate, maintain, enhance, and provide all of the features of our Service.

To personalize your experience

We use the information to personalize your experience while using the Service, including on various devices you may use to access the Service.

To communicate with you

We use your information to communicate with you about your account and respond to inquiries. We may also use your Personal Information to provide you with information about Sindh Online School’s features, services and other offerings that may be of interest to you.

To understand, improve, and develop our Service

Sindh Online School uses all of the information that you provide or that we collect from users to understand and analyze the usage trends, learning behaviors, and preferences of our users, to improve the way the Service works and looks, and to create new features and functionality.

We may also use information to maintain, develop, support and improve our Service and other educational products and services.

3. How we share and transfer the data

We take great care to protect the information you provide us. We do not rent or sell Personal Information that we collect from users with third parties.

SOS will disclose personal information when you share your success stories with us or give feedback regarding SOS or post content which is visible to others on the Service, only when you consent or instruct us to share your personal information with third parties, or when we have a legitimate business or legal need to share your information. We may also disclose anonymous or aggregate information that does not reasonably identify you as an individual. To learn more, see additional descripxion below.

When information is visible to others on the Service by default

Certain features and functions of the Service shares or makes your information accessible to others. As with most online services, once you make your Personal Information available to others online, it may be collected and used by the recipients or any other website visitor without restriction. You may wish to use a nickname or alias in your profile if you do not want your personal information shared with others in this way. For example, your personal information may be visible to others in the following circumstances:

  • Information you post to public spaces of the Service. When you post a question or answer to the Service, your profile, which could include your username, name, as well as the content of your posted comment, is visible to others on the Service.


Other instances where we may share or disclose information for legal or business purposes


  • We will share data with Sindh Online School team members and service providers. We may share information with our team and trusted vendors, third party service providers and other individuals to provide services or products for us or on our behalf, which could include analytics, hosting, marketing and similar services. When we share personal information with third party service providers or vendors, these third parties are contractually obligated to maintain the security and confidentiality of that personal information.

  • Other instances. We may release Personal Information if we have a good faith belief that access, use, preservation, or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or enforceable governmental request; (b) enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations thereof; (c) investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations; (d) detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; (e) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Sindh Online School, our users, or the public; or (f) as required or permitted by law.

YouTube

Sindh Online School uses YouTube to display video content on the Service. YouTube incorporates tracking technologies, which may be present in the YouTube videos embedded on the Service, which may collect information from your browser when you view the video on the Service, including device identifiers and/or cookie IDs. This information is collected directly and automatically by YouTube and its partners, and Sindh Online School does not participate in these data transmissions. We do not provide any Personal Information, such as usernames, to YouTube.

5. Your choice and opxions relating to data collection and use

At Sindh Online School, we use Personal Information as needed for the purposes for which it was collected or where you have consented to our use of your Personal Information. We take reasonable steps to ensure that the Personal Information we store and use is accurate, complete, and up-to-date. If you discover that Personal Information or other data pertaining to you is inaccurate, incomplete, or out-of-date, please update your account information or contact us as outlined below.

You can choose to not to provide us or third party services with Personal Information

You may always decline to provide your Personal Information with Sindh Online School. Registration is not required to access most of our online resources. If you decline to register, however, you will not be able to comment on our videos. You may later enable or access commenting feature by registering an account with “Disqus”, providing “Disqus” with the necessary Personal Information.

You can choose to provide only information which does not reasonably identify you to others. We recommend you select a username which is not related to your actual name, for example. You can also decline to provide any opxional data in your public profile.

You can disconnect or delete your account from third party Integrated Services

You may revoke third party commenting platform Disqus’ access to your account for commenting Service by deleting your account permanently. You may also opx out from Disqus’ by clicking on the “do not sell my data” (https://disqus.com/data-sharing-settings/)

6. How to access, update, or delete your personal information

How to access or update your information

We want you to have access to your information, so that you can help keep it as accurate as possible. If you register and provide Sindh Online School with Personal Information, you may update, correct, or delete your account and information at any time by reviewing your profile information and preferences on your account settings page.

How to delete your information

You can delete your account from third party service provider “Disqus” by going to account settings. As Sindh Online School does not collect any Personal Identifiable Information of users unless they communicate with it. For deletion of any user content i.e. success stories, feedback for website or any other given information they may request Sindh Online School to take it down.

7. Sindh Online School’s approach to Data Security

Securing data is important to us

To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting you account access or making corrections to your information. For example, we may ask you to provide certain Personal Information to confirm your identity, and we may require that you create and use a password to access certain parts of our Service. You should create and maintain a strong password to help ensure the security of your account.

We try to ensure that our Service and information sent to us are safe, but no security measures are perfect

Sindh Online School uses certain physical, managerial, and technical safeguards designed to preserve the integrity and security of your Personal Information and other information we maintain in connection with our Service. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any or all of the information you transmit to SOS, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission of information, SOS makes commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. When you enter sensitive information, we encrypx the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL) or similar technologies. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. In the event that any information under our control is compromised as a result of a breach of security, we will take reasonable steps to investigate the situation and will notify publicly on our website regarding the security incident in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

8. International Visitors

Our Service is operated and managed on servers located within Pakistan If you choose to use our Service from the United States or other regions of the world with laws governing data collection and use that differ from Pakistani law, then you acknowledge that Sindh Online School will transfer your personal information to Pakistan for the purpose of performing the Service according to our contract (e.g., our Terms of Service) and for any other purpose for which you provide explicit, informed consent.

9. Links to other sites

The Service may link to and may be linked by websites operated by other entities or individuals. Some of these websites, such as “Disqus” and the Sindh Online School Facebook page, may be co-branded with our name or logo. This Privacy Policy does not apply to, and we cannot always control the activities of, such other third-party websites. You should consult the respective privacy policies of those third-party websites.

10. Changes and updates to this Privacy Policy

Sindh Online School may modify or revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. Sindh Online School will notify users of any changes to our Privacy Policy by posting the revised Privacy Policy with an updated date of revision on our Service. If we change this Policy in a material manner, we will do our best to notify you of the changes by posting a notice on our website. Your continued use of the Services following the effective date of such update constitutes your accepxance of the revised Policy.

We will not make any material changes to our Privacy Policy that relate to the collection or use of Student Records without first giving notice to the School and providing a choice before Student Records are used in a materially different manner than was disclosed when the information was collected.

11. Contacting Sindh Online School

Please contact Sindh Online School with any questions or comments.

By email: [email protected]