Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

1.1 This privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”) sets out how PeerGrade ApS (“Peer-Grade”, “we”, “us”, “our” etc.) collects, uses, shares and protects information (including personally identifiable information) obtained from any and all use of our website www.peergrade.io or any other associated websites (together the “Website”).

1.2 All Users agree to be bound by our terms and conditions available on our Web-site here: Terms and Conditions (the “Terms”). In the event of any in-consistency between this Privacy Policy and the Terms, the Terms will prevail. Capitalised terms used in this Privacy Policy shall have the same meaning as provided in the Terms, unless the specific context provides other definitions.

1.3 If you do not accept this Privacy Policy, you must refrain from registering a profile or in any other way use the Website.

1.4 PeerGrade reserves the right to make amendments to this Privacy Policy at any time. Users are responsible for keeping themselves up to date with this Privacy Policy. Any amendments to this Privacy Policy will apply from the point of time at which PeerGrade introduces such amendments to the Website. Any User consents to being bound by any amendment to the Privacy Policy by using the Website.

1.5 This Privacy Policy is effective from 14th of February 2017.

In simpler terms:

You have to follow the different rules laid out here and in our other documents. We might need to change these rules in the future.

2. What PeerGrade collects

2.1 Through the Website, PeerGrade collects, store and processes personal data or other information submitted by Users, e.g. name, pictures, contact information, and any other personal and/or professional information, registered on the platform or by any other use of the Website.

2.2 PeerGrade may collect additional information through correspondence and other interactions with Users.

2.3 Users registering with the Website are required to confirm their acceptance of this Privacy Policy and agree to PeerGrade’s use of any information which may be collected by PeerGrade, including via the Website. Users agree to PeerGrade’s use of the collected information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy.

2.4 If Users at any time wish to withdraw such consent, Users may do so by deleting their registered account on the Website, and refrain from any other use the Website.

In simpler terms:

We will store some data about you and your use of Peergrade. If you want we can delete your user.

3. What PeerGrade does with the information we gather

3.1 PeerGrade uses the information which we collect about Users to facilitate feedback and a possibility for extended learning for students and administering and improving the User’s experience in use of the platform for the User’s specific needs.

3.2 The more accurate and detailed the information provided, the better we are at ensuring the best feedback and user experience. We may also use information collected from you to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
a) internal record keeping;
b) improvement of our products and services;
c) send emails about new services, openings or other information which we think Users may find interesting for such Users accepting to receive such information;
d) disclose your information to relevant third parties without notice: (i) if you have already authorised us to do so; (ii) if we are required to do so by applicable law or pursuant to a court or similar order; (iii) as deemed necessary, in our discretion, to protect our legal rights or property or the legal rights of third party; and/or (iv) in connection with a sale, merger, assignment, joint venture or other transfer of part or all of the business or assets of or the shares in PeerGrade; and
e) contact for market research purposes (by email, phone or post).

In simpler terms:

We use the data about you to make Peergrade work. This includes improving Peergrade, sending you information and talking to you in general.

4. Security

4.1 We take the security of our Users’ personal information seriously and therefore have measures in place to prevent abuse, unauthorised access, loss and unlawful processing hereof.

4.2 We cannot, however, guarantee the security of our servers or transmissions between our servers and your computer. Accordingly, all information which Users provide to us is supplied at their own risk. Please help us keep your information secure by keeping your password and other account details confidential.

4.3 We store all personal data at servers provided by Amazon in Ireland. Accordingly, in the course of our business your information may be transmitted across borders, however, always in accordance with the applicable regulations on processing of personal data.

In simpler terms:

We will do our best to keep your data secure. Please don’t share your password! We trust Amazon with keeping the data secure (they are good at that).

5. Cookies

5.1 A cookie is a piece of information collected by the Website. It can be either persistent, i.e. stored on your hard drive and thereby last after the browser is closed, or session-based, in which case it is destroyed when the browser is closed.

5.2 You agree that PeerGrade from time to time may use cookies on your hard drive to store information (such as username, password, other personal information, email address, etc.), so you do not have to retype such information each time you visit the Website. These cookies cannot be used to run programs or give your computer viruses, and the assigned cookie will be unique to you. The primary purpose of a cookie is to enable you to save time and facilitate future access to the Website.

In simpler terms:

We use cookies (yummy!) to make sure you get logged in automatically.

6. Controlling your personal information

6.1 PeerGrade will not sell or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission, and we will not otherwise transfer your personal information unless we are required by law to do so. We will retain your information for as long as it is required by law.

6.2 If you believe that any information PeerGrade is holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, you are required to either i) amend the information or ii) contact PeerGrade immediately in order to rectify this.

In simpler terms:

We are not going to sell your data. Remember to put in your actual name!

7. Contact

7.1 PeerGrade collects and handles your personal information in accordance with applicable laws concerning the processing of personal data. PeerGrade welcomes any comments, requests and queries relating to this Privacy Policy or our use of your information, which should be addressed to: info@peergrade.io or PeerGrade ApS, Esromgade 7A, 3. tv., DK-2200 Copenhagen N.

In simpler terms:

You are very welcome to write us – we love talking!