Privacy Policy

Matscience21 understands that you deeply care about how information about you is used and shared. We appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly, when you share your personally identifiable information with us.

We recognize your need for reasonable control of personally identifiable information that you share with us. Personally identifiable information is any information that is associated with your name. We use your information to better understand your needs and to provide you with better service.

We do not track your use of our web site. We will not sell your personally identifiable information to others. We are committed to ensuring the security of your information.

This notice describes our privacy policy. Please note that this Privacy Policy may change from time to time. We will notify you about any significant changes by placing a prominent notice on our website and, if you are a registered customer, by providing you an updated copy of the Privacy Policy at your email address on our record.

If you have a question regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact us via phone or PrivacyPolicy@matscience21.com. We will do our best to answer your question promptly and accurately.

What personally identifiable information does MatScience21 collect from me?

MatScience21 collects information in several ways from different parts of our products.

Some personal information is gathered when you register. At the time you register/ enroll your child in MatScience21, we may ask for your name, e-mail address, physical address, phone number and/or additional information. You will also be asked to choose a username and password. This information allows us to uniquely identify you and your child in our system and provide you appropriate products and services.

In addition to the information we collect when you register, we may ask you for personal information at other times, such as when you contact us for technical support. Furthermore, when you send e-mail, participate in surveys, or other communication to MatScience21, we may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests, and improve our services.

How does MatScience21 use my information?

MatScience21's primary purpose in collecting personal information is to provide the user with a customized experience on our website.

We research our users' demographics, interests, and learning behavior to better understand and serve our users, and derive ideas for improving our products. This research is compiled and analyzed on an aggregated basis.

With whom does MatScience21 share my information?

Any personal information you share on MatScience21 website is shared with MatScience21alone, unless it is specifically stated otherwise. If data is being collectedor maintained by any company other than MatScience21, you will be notified prior to the time of the data collection or transfer.

As a general rule, MatScience21 will not disclose any of your personally identifiable information except when we have your permission or under special circumstances, such as when we believe in good faith that the law requires it or under the circumstances described below. The following describes some of the reasons that your information may be disclosed.

Business Partners & Sponsors: MatScience21 will never disclose your personal information to business partners or sponsors, unless it is specifically described to you prior to data collection or prior to transferring the data. If personally identifying data about you will be shared, we will tell you before we collect or transfer the data.

MatScience21 will use your child's name and grade to set up an account on the Odyssey online curriculum platform, provided by our Business Partner, Compass Learning. This is necessary for us to provide the appropriate learning experience for your child, such online lessons, quizzes and assignments. MatScience21 does not share any other personally identifiable information with Compass Learning.

Merger and/or Acquisition

If MatScience21 becomes involved in a merger, acquisition, or any form of sale of some or all of its assets, we will provide notice before personal information is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

Legal & Compliance: MatScience21 may release personal information if it has a good faith belief that access, use, preservation, or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or enforceable governmental request; (b) enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations thereof; (c) detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; or (d) protect against imminent harm to the rights, property, or safety of MatScience21, its users, or the public as required or permitted by law.

What are my choices regarding collection, use, and distribution of my information?

MatScience21 may, send you e-mail newsletters that contain information that may be relevant and interesting to you and your child. MatScience21 may also send you emails, from time to time, regarding new product features and/or services. Only MatScience21 will send you these direct mailings. You can choose not to receive these e-mails by clicking the unsubscribe link in any e-mail or by contacting us by phone or email.

You also have choices with respect to cookies. Depending on your browser, you have the choice to modify your browser preferences to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or to be notified when a cookie is set. However, if you choose to reject all cookies you will be unable to use those MatScience21 services which require registration in order to participate.

MatScience21 does not sell or rent user information to anyone.

What are my choices regarding updating, correcting, or deleting my personally identifiable information?

You may edit your account information at any time by logging into your account and clicking 'My Profile' link. It is a good practice to review your personal information periodically to ensure that it is accurate, complete, and current. For example, if your email address or phone number is not current, we may be unable to send you a new password if you should request a password change or contact you in case of any emergency.

If you have forgotten your password or wish to change your password, the password change/ reset request form will enable you to get a new password at the email address on record.

If your MatScience21 account is deleted or deactivated, residual information will remain within our archive records.

What security precautions are in place to protect the loss, misuse, or alteration of my information?

We restrict access to personal information to MatScience21 employees and technology providers who need to know that information in order to operate, develop, or improve our services. These individuals and organizations are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations.

Your registered accounts are password-protected so that you and only you have access to any personal information you have entered in your account. You may edit your account information at any time by logging into your account and clicking the "My Profile" link.

For your protection, remember to log out of all accounts before closing your browser. There is a log out link available on all MatScience21 pages. After logging out, make sure to close all browser windows, in order to ensure that others cannot access your personal information, particularly if you share a computer with someone else or are using a public computer.

How does MatScience21 comply with COPPA (Children's' Online Privacy Protection Act)?

MatScience21 fully complies with the Children's' Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA").As a parent, only you will be asked to provide personally identifiable information about your child, at the time of registration/ enrollment. In addition, we will obtain parental consent, with limited exceptions, prior to any collection, use, and/or disclosure of personal information from persons under age 13. MatScience21 does not ask a child under age 13 for more personal information than is reasonably necessary to participate in a given activity. MatScience21 will never knowingly share personally identifying information about users who are under the age of 13 with business partners or other third parties.