Privacy for Cogknit
We do not sell your personal information to third parties.
We strive to keep a transparent environment.
You are the boss of your information.
We do things solely on your requests. However, sometimes those requests come with the price of sharing information. But it is your right not to share.
We do not sell or display ads. However, we make recommendations for organizations that support students and teachers to develop their pathways and careers. These will function after the user makes a request to us.
We are a Finland-based technology platform that facilitates teaching and learning by effectively connecting students with teachers, institutes, businesses, governments, and other societal partners through inciting local and global real-world cases, research questions, scenarios, problems, etc., relevant to the curriculum.
The core aim is to foster 21st-century skills and competencies among the young generation, driven by real-world problems, working in multidisciplinary international team settings; ultimately meeting the needs of current and future employment and local innovation ecosystems.
Information Cogknit collects
- Registration (Mandatory)
- Email address
- Device IP address
- Profile Development (Optional)
- Country, city
- Accounts for instant messaging system
- Address information
- Profile information
- Interest fields
- Posts and Uploads (marked in bold are mandatory)
- Data from Survey Form
- Demographic data
- Social posts and social uploads like posts, articles, NEWS, research, blogs, and vlogs that reside in the public domain
- Feedbacks to Cogknit
- Crash Reports
- From Company and Institutes (Bold mandatory and rest is in the public domain)
- Field of Company
- Website and social media links
- Phone number
- Logo or images
- Occupation listings
- Skill listing
If you plan on Disclosing your information
- Voluntary Disclosure
The decision to disclose personal information is up to you. However, if you choose not to provide the requested information, we may not be able to fully provide the services you request
- Purpose of the Use
- Processing of Personal Data
- Third-Party Information
- Account Deletion
Data Processing and how we use it
- User Account Management
Data processing is necessary to manage user accounts, including user registration, authentication, and account administration. This allows users to access and utilize the platform's features and services.
- Delivery of Services
Data processing is essential for providing the educational services and features offered by Cogknit’s platform. This includes delivering course content, interactive materials, assessments, and other educational resources to users.
- Personalized and User Experience
Data processing enables the personalization of the learning experience, tailoring content, recommendations, and user interfaces based on individual preferences, progress, and learning goals. It enhances user engagement, satisfaction, and overall experience on the platform.
- Communication and Support
Data processing facilitates communication between users and the platform, enabling notifications, announcements, and updates related to courses, events, or administrative matters. It also supports user support and assistance through feedback, inquiries, and issue resolution.
- Analytics and Improvements
Data processing involves the collection and analysis of user data to gain insights into user behavior, learning patterns, and platform performance. This helps improve the platform's functionality, content quality, user interface, and overall effectiveness in delivering educational services.
- Administrative and Legal Compliance
Data processing is necessary for administrative purposes, including record-keeping, billing, invoicing, and compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. It ensures the platform operates in accordance with applicable laws and contractual obligations.
- Research and Development
Data processing may be conducted for research and development purposes to improve educational methodologies, develop new features, conduct data analysis, and advance the field of education technology.
We have detailed information in the "Terms of Service" regarding how we use your data.
- Colleges, Universities
As per your request, we need to share your information if you got interested in courses or the admission process for such colleges or universities. Also, we share that information based on your interests and career roadmaps.
If you request internships or career guidance then we may need to connect you to companies. In those processes, we need your information to share with them so that they can monitor and analyze your situation.
- Job application
We need to share your information with companies if you are applying for your job. It solely depends on you as to how much information you want to provide to companies.
- Mentors and Experts
If you make an enrollment in our program facilitating mentorship or experts then we need to disclose your information to mentors or experts.
- Skill integration programs or event
If you make an enrollment on developing your domain-specific skills then we need to disclose that information.
- Applying projects
When you are applying for projects you may need to provide your information in an application in order to process the project applications.
If you want to build a networking through our platform, we need to disclose your information to other users
As stated we do not disclose your information for sales but to support your growth and development as per your requests. The usage of data is not limited to the mentioned above.
Appropriate technical and organizational measures are kept in place to prevent unauthorized access and maintain data and its accuracy. These measures are designed to safeguard and secure the information we collect from you. Also, we urge users to implement some extra measures by users themselves which are given but not limited to keeping the strong password, use of unsecured public internet, and so on. We have used the AWS cloud server to store your images and documents whereas Render for other data. All servers are located inside the EU region and protected by EU regulations.
Duration of storing your Data
The data is stored until you are graduated from schools, colleges, or universities. You do have the option to move your domain from academic to Cogknit space where your useful information such as Personal Information, Skillsets, Education, Projects, or others related to your personal development can be transferred. You will have access to Cogknit resources which are limited until you make your subscriptions. You must confirm your transfer within one month (30 days) of our notice period. We will provide you with the necessary steps to go further with Cogknit Spaces.
We keep your information for 90 days after you request the deletion of your account from Cogknit. This will erase all the progress and information stored. You can at any time cancel your request in 90 days timeframe. But if you are assigned by Institutes, only the institute admin has the right to delete your account. The same duration applies to Startups, companies, organizations, and so on.
If the user is not using the account for a year. We will delete their account from your system.
Request of Data
- Legal Obligation
Cogknit may be legally required to disclose information to government representatives or third parties under specific circumstances, such as by law, regulation, or court order.
- Law Enforcement Requests
If requested by law enforcement officials or judicial authorities, Cogknit may provide information without your consent. This may occur in situations involving claims of personal or public safety or in litigation where the data is relevant.
- Unauthorized Access
Despite our efforts to maintain security, unauthorized parties may intercept transmissions or access data unlawfully. In such cases, Cogknit cannot guarantee the integrity and inviolability of your personal information. We will not be held liable for any resulting breaches.
- Breach notification
In the event of actual or potential personal data breaches, Cogknit will promptly notify you of their existence without undue delay.
Please note that Cogknit or its business associates shall not be held liable under any circumstances for unauthorized access or breaches. We strive to protect your information, but certain situations may be beyond our control.