Privacy Policy for Ohio Learning Community

Effective Date: June 1st, 2022

Thank you for being a part of Ohio Learning Community. The Ohio Learning Community is a collaboration between Educational Services Centers and Information Technology Centers to provide free courses and a platform to deliver them to educators in the State of Ohio. This privacy policy is designed to inform you about the types of information we may collect when you use our platform, how we use that information, and the choices you have related to your personal data.

1. Information We Collect

1.1 Google Authentication

In order to provide a secure and seamless user experience, we utilize Google Authentication (OAuth2) for user verification. During this process, we may collect the following information:

  • Basic Profile Information: Name, email address, and profile picture.

1.2 User-Provided Information

In addition to Google Authentication, users may voluntarily provide additional information such as:

  • Profile details
  • Educational background
  • Professional experience

2. How We Use Your Information

We use the collected information for the following purposes:

  • User Authentication: Verifying your identity through Google Authentication.
  • Profile Creation: Creating and maintaining user profiles.
  • Communication: Sending important updates, announcements, and personalized content.
  • Community Interaction: Facilitating collaboration and engagement among users.

3. Information Sharing

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal information to third parties. However, certain information may be shared with:

  • Educational Institutions: Each user account will be associated with an Educational Service Center, and users will be asked to choose from a list during the account setup process.
  • Authorized Personnel: Our staff and service providers who require access for platform maintenance and support.

This ensures that each user is affiliated with a specific Educational Service Center, contributing to a more personalized and relevant user experience within Ohio Learning Community.

4. Data Security

We implement security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. However, no online platform can guarantee absolute security.

5. Your Choices

You can manage your privacy preferences by:

  • Adjusting your profile settings.
  • Opting out of non-essential communications.

6. External Links

Our platform may contain links to external websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these sites.

7. Policy Changes

This privacy policy may be updated periodically. Any changes will be communicated through the platform.

8. Contact Us

If you have questions or concerns regarding this privacy policy, please contact us at Ohio Learning Community Administration Email Admins

By using Ohio Learning Community, you agree to the terms outlined in this privacy policy.