Tutorchest.com Privacy Policy

Last Updated: July 30, 2020

Tutorchest.com offers various services to help its users search, schedule, and connect quality tutors with parents. Tutorchest.com's Privacy Policy ("Privacy Policy") is designed to explain the information we collect and how we use it to provide our services and give users a better experience. It applies to any users of www.tutorchest.com and any web pages, mobile applications and mobile websites operated by Tutorchest.com (collectively, the "Site"), including those who are seeking to find a tutor through Tutorchest.com ("Tutor Seekers") as well as those who are looking to promote their services through Tutorchest.com ("Tutor Providers.”)

For purposes of this Privacy Policy, the terms "Tutorchest.com," "we," "us," and "our" refer to www.tutorchest.com. "You" refers to you, as a visitor or user or the Site or the Services. This Privacy Policy does not apply to third party entities that may use the Site or Services. Such entities' use of the Site and Services are subject to separate terms that they agreed to when they registered or otherwise contracted with Tutorchest.com. Other capitalized terms that are not expressly defined in this Privacy Policy have the same meaning as set forth in the Tutorchest.com Terms of Service.

By using the Site and/or the Services, you consent to our collection, storage, use and disclosure of your information as described in this Privacy Policy.

Information We Collect and their Sources

To utilize the services offered by Tutorchest.com, you must register with Tutorchest.com. All users who register with Tutorchest.com are "Registered Users."

When you register directly through Tutorchest.com, we will collect and store the information that you provide to us on our online registration forms. This may include, among other information, your:

  • first and last name
  • email address

If you are a Tutor Provider, we collect and store all of the additional information that you provide to us in your profile. This may include, among other information:

  • details on your teaching and/or tutoring experience
  • availability and tutoring rates
  • pictures you choose to post
  • any other information you choose to include in your profile

Tutorchest.com may also choose to capture and collect information Registered Users provide about one another. For example, Tutor Providers may invite Registered Users to rate and indicate their relationship to the Tutor Provider on the Site. Additionally, certain Registered Users may post reviews about individual Tutor Providers. In addition, certain Registered Users may communicate directly with one another through Tutorchest.com platforms. Registered Users and others also may provide us information about Registered Users by phone, email or postal mail, that information can be captured and stored.

You may have the opportunity to connect to Tutorchest.com through Social Media Links. If you connect to Tutorchest.com through Facebook or other social media, either when you register or after you have registered, we will collect, store, and use in accordance with this Privacy Policy any and all information you agreed that Facebook or other social media platforms could provide to Tutorchest.com through its API. Your agreement (and our access to your information) takes place when you instruct, accept or allow Facebook to register you for a Tutorchest.com account or otherwise connect to Tutorchest.com through Facebook. The information Tutorchest.com may access, collect and store may include the following, among other information, as allowed by you, Facebook's API, and your Facebook and other social media privacy settings:

  • your name
  • your profile picture
  • your email address
  • the names and pictures of your Facebook friends
  • other information you make publicly available via Facebook

In addition, we may obtain information about you from other sources (e.g., partners, researchers, marketers, etc.), such as demographic data, and other information to enable us to comply with regulatory requirements, ensure the accuracy of data, better understand your likely interests, prevent fraud, etc. We may combine information that we collect from you with information about you from such other sources and use it in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

We may automatically collect certain information about the computer or devices (including mobile devices) you use to access the Site and Services.

  • Log files, IP addresses and information about your computer and mobile device
  • Cookies and other technologies. Like most websites, we and our service providers use cookies, and tracking pixels to track Site usage and trends, evaluate the effectiveness of our ads both on and off our Site, customize your experience on the Site and improve the quality of our Services.
  • Online analytics and advertising
  • Google Analytics to measure Site usage and improve our visitor experience.

In general, the information we collect is used for our business purposes: to improve our Services and enhance your experience with Tutorchest.com, to enable us to provide a safer community for all of our Registered Users, and to help us communicate with you.

If you are a Tutor Provider, to increase your chances of finding a job, we share with Registered Users the information that is included in your profile, aside from your contact information. You may choose to share your contact information with registered users when you accept a session.

We may disclose your information when we believe in good faith that such disclosure is appropriate in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding possible illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the health or physical safety of any person, violations of this Privacy Policy, the Terms of Use, and/or to protect the rights and property of Tutorchest.com, our employees, users, and the public. This may involve the sharing of your information with law enforcement, government agencies, courts, and/or other organizations.

We also may share your information with a third party if you consent to the sharing. You acknowledge and agree that we may disclose any of the information we've collected about you to any of our affiliates or subsidiaries for the purposes of providing you with the Services, operating the Site, soliciting you for potential employment opportunities with those affiliates or subsidiaries, and our other commercial purposes, including those of our affiliates and subsidiaries.

Registered Users have control over what optional information they choose to share with us when utilizing our Services (such as pictures, certain details in experience or profile, etc.).

You can update certain information by logging into your account and accessing your account settings, profile and schedule.

Registered Users have the option to make their profiles inactive at any time.

By becoming a Registered User, you are consenting to receive certain email communications from us, such as special offers, tips and advice, notifications and administrative notices.

Tutorchest.com's Site and Services are not intended for individuals under the age of 18. We do not ask for or collect personal information about children.

We have implemented a variety of administrative, technical, and physical security measures to protect against the unauthorized access, destruction, or alteration of your information. These safeguards vary based on the sensitivity of information that we collect, process, and store and the current state of technology.

Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot guarantee that information that we collect will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Policy.

The Site and Services may contain links to third-party websites and services. However, we are not responsible for the privacy practices employed by those web sites or services, nor are we responsible for the information or content they contain. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by us through the Site and Services; thus when you use a link to go from the Site or Services to a third-party web site or service, this policy is no longer in effect and the privacy policy of such third-party site or service will govern.

Tutorchest.com reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use at any time. We will notify you about and provide you with choice about material changes to this Privacy Policy or in our practices as required by applicable law. Material changes will go into effect 30 days after we notify. Non-material changes or clarifications will take effect immediately upon posting of the updated policy on our Site. Your use of the Site or the Services after such effective date will constitute acceptance by you of such changes.

If you are a California resident, California law permits us to provide you with some additional information (if any) regarding how we collect, use, and share your "personal information" (as defined in the California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA")). If you are a California resident and would like to receive information about categories of information disclosed please contact us.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or need further information as to the Site or Services provided by Tutorchest.com, or need to notify Tutorchest.com as to any matters relating to the Site or Services please contact us at:

info@tutorchest.com