1. What Data Do We Receive?
We collect scertain information directly from you, such as information you enter yourself, data about your content usage, and data from third-party platforms you connect with ABIS. We also automatically collect some data, such as information about your device and which of our Services you interact with or spend time using.
1.1 Data You Provide to Us
We may collect different data from or about you depending on how you use the Services. Below are some examples to help you better understand the data we collect.
When you create an account and use the Services (including use through a third party), we collect data you provide directly, including:
To use some features (e.g. access content) you need to create a user account, which requires us to collect and store your email address, password and account settings. To create an instructor account, we collect and store your name, email address, password and account settings. When using certain features on the site, you may be asked to provide additional information, including occupation, official identification, verification photo, date of birth, race/ethnicity, competencies of interest, and phone number. After the account creation process is complete, we will assign you a unique ID number.
You can also choose to provide profile information such as a photo, title, resume, language, website link, social media profiles, country or other data. Your Profile Data will be publicly viewable by others.
Some of the Services allow you to interact with other users and share content publicly, including by posting comments on content, asking or answering questions, sending messages to students or instructors, or posting photos or other work you have uploaded. Such shared content may be publicly viewed by others, depending on where it is posted.
Education Content Data
Which courses, assignments, hands-on work, areas of study, and tests you begin and complete when you access the content; your purchased content and credits; your subscriptions; your certificates of completion; We collect certain data, including your interactions with instructors, teaching assistants, and other students, and articles, answers to questions, and other items submitted to meet course and related content requirements. If you are an instructor, we store your training content that may contain data about you.
Student Payment Data
When you make a purchase, we collect certain data about your purchase (such as your name, billing address and zip code) as necessary to process your order, and this data may optionally be recorded to process future orders. You must provide certain payment and billing data directly to our payment service providers, such as your name, credit card information, billing address and zip code. We may also collect limited information, such as the last four digits of your card number and the fact that you have a new card, from our payment service providers to facilitate payment transactions. For security reasons, ABIS does not collect or store sensitive cardholder data such as complete credit card numbers or card authentication data.
Instructor Payment Data
Data About Your Accounts on Other Services
We may obtain certain information from your social media or other online accounts if they are linked to your ABIS account. Facebook or another third-party platform on ABIS