Privacy Policy

Bright Happy Schools is a registered Trademark of Gow Learning International Pty Ltd ABN 34075850770.

What kinds of information do we collect?

Depending on which services used, Bright Happy Schools (BHS) collects different kinds of information from or about you.

BHS collects the content and other information you provide when you use our Services, including when you sign up for an account for example your name and e-mail address, create or share, and message or communicate with others. This can include information in or about the content you provide, such as the location of a photo or the date a file was created. We also collect information about how you use our Services, such as the types of content you view or engage with or the frequency and duration of your activities.

BHS also collects content and information that other people provide when they use our Services, including information about you, such as when they share a photo of you, send a message to you, or upload or import your contact information.

BHS collects information about the people and groups you are connected to and how you interact with them, such as the people you communicate with the most or the groups you like to share with. We also collect contact information you provide if you upload or import this information from a device.

If you use our Services for purchases or financial transactions (for example when you buy something), we collect information about the purchase such as billing, shipping and contact details. You enter your payment information, such as your credit or debit card number and other card information, and other account and authentication information, however payments are made through a secure encryption service to protect your information and BHS does not maintain this information.

BHS collects information from or about the computers, phones, or other devices where you install or access our Services, depending on the permissions you’ve granted. We may associate the information we collect from your different devices, which helps us provide consistent Services across your devices. Such information includes connection information such as the name of your mobile operator or ISP, browser type, language and time zone, mobile phone number and IP address.

BHS collects information when you visit or use third-party websites and apps that use our Services (for example when you purchase an item from a third party source/marketing affiliate linked to our web site). This includes information about the websites and apps you visit, your use of our Services on those websites and apps, as well as information the developer or publisher of the app or website provides to you or us.

BHS receives information about you and your activities on and off BHS from third-party partners, such as information from a partner when we jointly offer services or from an advertiser about your experiences or interactions with them.

How do we use this information?

BHS uses all of the information described above to help us provide and support our Services by:

Communicating with you

BHS uses use your information to send you marketing communications, communicate with you about our Services and let you know about our policies and terms. We also use your information to respond to you when you contact us.

Showing and measuring ads and services

BHS may use the information you provide to improve our advertising and measurement systems so we can show you relevant ads on and off our Services and measure the effectiveness and reach of ads and services.

Promoting safety and security

BHS uses the information we have to help verify accounts and activity, and to promote safety and security on and off of our Services, such as by investigating suspicious activity or violations of our terms or policies.

BHS uses cookies and similar technologies to provide and support our Services and each of the uses outlined and described in this section of our policy. Cookies are small files that are placed on your browser or device by the website or app you’re using or ad you’re viewing. We use these technologies for a variety of reasons, such as allowing us to show you content and advertising that’s most relevant to you; improving our products and services; and helping to keep our Services secure. While specific names of the Cookies and similar technologies that we use may change from time to time as we improve and update our Services. We may place or use these technologies when you interact with our Services, our related companies, or with an advertiser or partner using a browser or device that permits the placement or use of the relevant technology. For example, when you visit the BHS site, we may place or read cookies or receive information from your devices. We may also place cookies through a pixel on an advertiser’s or partner’s site. We may use Cookies and similar technologies to show you ads on and off our Services. The advertising companies we may work with generally use cookies and similar technologies as part of their services. When they do so, they often adhere to industry-standard controls that you can use or they may offer other choices as well.

How is this information shared?

When you share and communicate using our Services, you choose the audience who can see what you share. For example, when you post on BHS, you select the audience for the post, such as a customized group of individuals, all of your Friends, or members of a Group. Likewise, when you use Messenger, you also choose the people you send photos to or message.

Public information is any information you share with a public audience, as well as information in your Public Profile, or content you share on a BHS Page or another public forum.

In some cases, people you share and communicate with may download or re-share this content with others on and off our Services. When you comment on another person’s post or like their content on BHS, that person decides the audience who can see your comment or like. If their audience is public, your comment will also be public.

Other people may use our Services to share content about you with the audience they choose. For example, people may share a photo of you, mention or tag you at a location in a post, or share information about you that you shared with them. If you have concerns with someone’s post, social reporting is a way for people to quickly and easily ask for help from someone they trust.

BHS may work with third party companies who help us provide and improve our Services or who use advertising or related products.  We may share your information with advertising, measurement and analytics services (Non-Personally Identifiable Information Only) and vendors, service providers and other partners. We may transfer information to vendors, service providers, and other partners who globally support our business, such as providing technical infrastructure services, analyzing how our Services are used, measuring the effectiveness of ads and services, providing customer service, facilitating payments, or conducting academic research and surveys.

How can I manage or delete information about me?

You can manage the content and information you share when you use BHS through your dashboard account settings.

BHS stores data for as long as it is necessary to provide products and services to you and others, including those described above. Information associated with your account will be kept until your account is deleted, unless we no longer need the data to provide products and services.

You can delete your account any time through your personal setting on the Dashboard. When you delete your account, we delete things you have posted, such as your photos and status updates. You may deactivate your account through your personal setting on the Dashboard if you want to temporarily stop using BHS.

How will we notify you of changes to this policy?

You will be notified before we make changes to this policy and give you the opportunity to review the revised policy before continuing to use our Services.

Contacting us

Bright Happy Schools welcomes your comments regarding this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy and would like further information, please contact us by any of the following means.

Bright Happy Schools
211/25 Berry Street
North Sydney NSW 2060 Australia

Telephone +61 2 9988 4984

Version date: May 27th, 2016