We value your trust. In order to honour that trust, the International Maths Challenge adheres to ethical standards in gathering, using, and safeguarding any information you provide. The International Maths Challenge (“IMC”, “we”, “us”, “our” and terms of similar meaning) take your privacy rights very seriously. We are committed to transparently describing our privacy practices, including how we collect, use and disclose
Our primary purpose in collecting Information and Data from you voluntarily is to provide a safe, smooth, efficient, educational and customized experience when using the Site and Services. We will only ask for and collect Information and Data that we consider necessary to ensure a positive and safe experience.
When signing up for a user account (“Account”) through the Site, you must provide the Information as requested or where indicated. Where possible, on these forms we indicate which fields are required and which fields are optional. You may be required to provide the following information about your Child(ren) when signing up for a Family Account: name, grade, age, school details (i.e. name and address) and home address. You may be required to provide the following information about yourself when signing up for an Account (as applicable): name, email address, school details (i.e. name and address) and home address.
We may use Information to determine your eligibility to have an Account and be a user of the Site and Services. We may also use Information and Data to provide to you the license for the Site, Services and Content; to provide you with the Site, Services and Content; communicate with you, either directly or through one of our partners, including for marketing and promotional purposes; to improve our marketing and promotional efforts; to advise of pricing and Site, Service or Content updates; facilitate transactions and payments (if and as applicable); resolve service disputes; troubleshoot problems; to analyze usage of our Site and Services; to improve our Content and Service offerings; deliver information to you that, in some cases, is relevant to your interests; customize your experience, the Content, layout and Services; detect and protect us against error, fraud and other criminal activity; enforce our Terms; provide you with system or administrative messages; and/or as otherwise described to you at the time of collection. These uses improve the Site and Services and better tailor it to meet your needs, so as to provide a smooth, efficient, safe and customized experience while using the Site and Services. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you, as a Parent(s), hereby acknowledge, agree and consent to IMCs including the following Information about your Child(ren) on the Site as it relates to any Contest in which they participated: name, school, location, award(s) given (if any), score, overall ranking (including percentile range).
Anonymized Aggregated Data: We may aggregate and anonymize your Data and use and disclose it for a variety of purposes, including analytics. However, in these situations, we do not disclose any Information. The Website has enabled the Google Analytics Advertising, which allows Google to collect data about users on our Website, in addition to Google advertising cookies and anonymous identifiers. You may choose to opt out of this by downloading and installing the Google Analytics opt-out add-on here https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/
Affiliates & Service Providers: We may use the services of affiliates and third party service providers (collectively, “Third Parties”) in connection with our provision of the Site and Services, including, without limitation, for the processing of payments, off-premise data hosting and communication services. We may disclose Information and Data to the Third Parties in the course of our use of their services. We take care to use Third Parties that we believe are reputable and capable of performing the services we require of them, including, without limitation, the handling of confidential information and Information and Data and the compliance with all applicable laws.
Sale of Business: We may disclose Information and Data to the acquirer or its agents in the course of the sale of our business. If we do this, the disclosure will be subject to confidentiality arrangements customary in such transactions.
Storing and Processing Information and Data. In some cases, Information and Data that we collect may be stored or processed outside of the jurisdiction it is received. When that occurs we continue to protect the Information and Data with appropriate safeguards and data export requirements, but it may be subject to the legal jurisdiction of those countries and governmental authorities in those countries.
Communication Preferences: You can always unsubscribe from our commercial and promotional emails, but we may send you communications relating to your Account and use of the Site and/or Services.
Information and Data Rights: In accordance with the applicable privacy laws, you shall have the following rights with respect to Information and Data:
Right of Access and Portability: You may ask for an overview or copy of Information and/or Data to be provided to you; and/or transferred to another organization.
Right to Rectification: You may review Information you provided and delete and/or update it through your Account or by contacting us, to ensure it is accurate and complete on the Site.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to exercise any of the above rights.
GDPR entitlement EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has provided the below rights to the EU residents: Right to information – the purposes for processing Personal Information and the rights of the individual. Right to access the Personal Information that is processed. Right to erasure (”Right to be forgotten”). Right to rectification. Right to restriction of processing. Right to object (opt-out) to processing. EU residents can exercise these rights by raising a request directly at email@example.com
www.international-maths-challenge.com is not intended for children under 13 years of age. If you are less than 13 years old at the time of your first visit to IMC, you are prohibited from using the website further entirely on your own. You may do so under parental guidance. However, please note that we have no way of determining your age when you visit our website or whether you have parental supervision available or not. We do not intend to and do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. However, since we do not collect information on a user’s birth date and proof of same, there is no foolproof way for us to ensure the same.
We strive to protect Information and Data by putting in place a range of technical and organizational measures to safeguard and secure the Information and Data we receive from you, including without limitation, security technologies. We are continuously utilizing security measures to protect Information and Data from unauthorized access or against loss, misuse or alteration. Despite our efforts, we cannot guarantee the security of Information and Data. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or Services failure and other factors, may compromise the security of Information and Data at any time. We reserve the right, without any limitation, to investigate any suspected breaches of the Sites’ security or information technology or other systems or networks. In order to keep personal information secure, you must not share your password or other security information (for example, unique keys) of your IMCs account with anyone. If you are using a shared computer, please make sure you logout after every use. If we receive instructions using your email, we will consider that the instructions have been authorized by you.
When you sign up to become a Member, you will also be asked to choose a password. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. It is important that you protect it against unauthorized access of your account and information by choosing your password carefully, and keeping your password and computer secure by signing out after using our services.
IMC reserves the right to make changes to any information contained on the website at any time whatsoever, and without notice or limitation of any kind, including, but not limited to, information relating to countries, courses, universities scholarships, fees, and other related service.
Law and Order: We cooperate with law enforcement inquiries, as well as other third parties to enforce laws, such as: intellectual property rights, fraud and other rights. We can (and you authorize us to) disclose any information about you to law enforcement and other government officials as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate, in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringements, or other activity that is illegal or may expose us or you to legal liability.
All disputes involving but not limited to rights conferred, compensation, refunds, and other claims through this policy will be resolved through a two-step Alternate Dispute Resolution mechanism.
In case you have concerns that are not resolved by our Customer Care team, or to escalate your unresolved concerns, please write in to our Grievance Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org
You further acknowledge that the Website and the student portal may contain information which is designated confidential by Us and that you shall not disclose such information without our prior written consent.
It is our goal to make our privacy practices easy to understand. If you have questions, concerns or if you would like more detailed information, please email our Privacy Officer at email@example.com