Welcome to Fishtank Learning, a website that provides teachers with the curriculum and resources they need to engage, challenge and inspire their students. Fishtank Learning curriculum materials have been developed and curated by expert teachers and tested and refined in classrooms over many years.
You can use the Website without providing any Personal Data. If you choose not to provide any Personal Data, you may not be able to use certain features of the Website.
Information We Collect and How We Collect It:
When you interact with us through the Website, we may collect Personal Data and other information from you, as further described below:
Personal Data You Provide Through the Website:
We collect Personal Data from you when you voluntarily provide such information, such as when you contact us with inquiries, respond to one of our surveys, register for access to the Fishtank Learning curriculum, or apply for opportunities with Fishtank Learning. Such Personal Data may include, without limitation, your name, email address, billing and shipping address, and/or credit card information.
Data Collected by Automated Means:
In operating the Website, we use a technology called "cookies." A cookie is a piece of information that the computer that hosts our Website gives to your browser when you access the Website. Our cookies help provide additional functionality to the Website and help us analyze Website usage more accurately. For instance, our Website may set a cookie on your browser that allows you to access the Website without needing to remember and then enter a password more than once during your visit to the Website. You can refuse or accept cookies from the Website at any time by activating the cookie settings in your browser. On most web browsers, you will find a “help” section on the toolbar. Please refer to this section for information on how to receive notification when you are receiving a new cookie and how to turn cookies off. By not accepting cookies, some features on the Website may not fully function, and you may not be able to access certain information on the Website. We recommend that you leave cookies turned on because they allow you to take advantage of some of the Website’s features.
Aggregated Personal Data:
Fishtank Learning may aggregate and/or de-identify any Personal Data that we collect, such that the information no longer identifies any specific individual. We may use, disclose and otherwise process such information for our own legitimate business purposes – including historical and statistical analysis and business planning – without restriction. For example, in an ongoing effort to better understand and serve the visitors to our Website, Fishtank Learning may conduct research on Website visitors’ demographics, interests, and behavior based on the Personal Data and other information provided to us. This research may be compiled and analyzed on an aggregate basis, and Fishtank Learning may share this aggregate data with its affiliates, agents, and partners. Fishtank Learning may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our educational products, services, and initiatives to current and prospective partners, and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.
Do Not Track:
Our Use of Your Personal Data and Other Information:
Our Disclosure of Your Personal Data and Other Information:
Third-Party Service Providers or Agents:
Fishtank Learning may disclose your Personal Data to service providers and/or agents who act for or on our behalf for further processing, such as: mailing information; maintaining databases; processing payments or donations; marketing; data management and aggregation; evaluating the usefulness of the Website; and technical support. When we employ another company to perform a function of this nature, we only provide it with Personal Data that the company needs to perform its specific function.
We may also transfer Personal Data we collected from you to a third party as part of a corporate business transaction such as a merger, acquisition, reorganization, joint venture, financing or sale of our assets.
Fishtank Learning may disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with a subpoena, legal process, government request or any other legal obligation, (ii) protect and defend the rights or property of Fishtank Learning, (iii) prevent, investigate, detect, or prosecute criminal offenses or attacks on the technical integrity of the Website or our network, (iv) protect the rights, privacy, property, business, or safety of Fishtank Learning, its partners and employees, users of the Website and/or the public, and/or (v) protect against legal liability.
Links to Other Websites:
Fishtank Learning uses commercially reasonable administrative, technical and physical safeguards for the Website designed to protect the Personal Data provided via the Website from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Of course, despite these measures, we cannot guarantee perfect security of the networks, servers, and databases we operate or that are operated on our behalf. No Internet or e-mail transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from the Website may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Data to us via the Website.
Use of the Website from Outside the United States:
Other Terms and Conditions:
Contacting Fishtank Learning:
Special Notice to European Economic Area, Switzerland and United Kingdom Users:
The following provisions apply only to users residing in the European Economic Area (EEA), Switzerland and the United Kingdom, and provides information to your rights pursuant to General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). Pursuant to GDPR, we are required to provide those residing in the EEA, Switzerland and the United Kingdom (hereinafter, the “EU Visitors”) additional information and rights related to the “Personal Information” we collect about them. We summarize such information and rights below.
How to Contact Us:
Fishtank Learning, Inc.
1660 Soldiers Field Road, #1049
Brighton, MA 02135 USA
Purpose for Information Collection:
Legal Grounds for Processing Personal Data:
Fishtank Learning will process personal data that we receive from EU Visitors on the ground that it is in our legitimate interest for the effective administration of the Website, or to fulfill and/or address your requests.
Your Information and Your Choices; Withdrawal Of Consent:
GDPR provides EU Visitors with additional rights in respect to the Personal Data we hold about you, including the right: (i) to be informed about the Personal Data we have collected; (ii) to have your Personal Data deleted; and (iii) to lodge a complaint about our processing of your Personal Data with your local supervisory authority. Upon appropriate written request we will update or amend your Personal Data, but we reserve the right to use any information previously obtained to verify your identity or take other actions that we believe are appropriate and lawful. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe.
We will retain your information for as long as needed, or otherwise as is reasonable and customary given the nature of the relationship you have with Fishtank Learning.