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ClassPad Privacy Notice


Last Updated:  July 16, 2024 and ("ClassPad") are made available to United States residents and operated by Casio America, Inc.’s EdTech Division (hereinafter “Casio”, “we”, “us” or “our”). This Privacy Notice applies to Casio’s subscribers and website visitors who access ClassPad from the United States. We take your privacy seriously, which is why we are providing this Privacy Notice (“Notice”) to describe how Casio processes and protects the individually identifiable information (“Personal Data”) collected through our websites at and any sub-domains thereof, and the ClassPad  application (collectively “the Site”); when, as a subscriber to our service you use services available  through the Site, and where you interact with us or use products or services that direct you to this Notice. The term Personal Data, as used in this Notice, shall have the same meaning as “personal information” or  “personal data” under applicable data privacy laws. This Notice is incorporated into and forms part of the Terms of Use.  

In providing the Site to subscribers of our Platform (“Clients”), Casio is a service provider as we process  Personal Data on behalf and at the direction of the Clients. This Policy does not apply to Casio’s  processing when it is a service provider to one of our Clients. If you have submitted Personal Data to a  Client through a website or a mobile application powered by us, you should directly contact that Client for  assistance with any requests or questions relating to the processing of your Personal Data. 


  1. Information Casio Collects
    Casio collects Personal Data from your use of the Site and when you engage with us, such as through  our Client Support. Below we describe sources of Personal Data that we collect about you, and the  purposes which we may use your Personal Data. 

    1. Information You Provide:​

      1. Client Support. When you contact us regarding the Site of for any other purpose you may  provide us with your name, email address, and details about your inquiry which we will use to assist you in resolving any problems, or responding to your inquiries.  

    2. Information We Collect Through Your Use of Our Site​

      1. Operate the Site. In order to operate the Site, we may collect certain information about your  use of the Site, including your internet protocol (IP) address, log information (such as date  and time of your access of the Site), location information derived from IP address, and  browser and device information.  

      2. Analyzing and Improving the Site. In order to analyze and improve the Site, we may collect  certain information about your use of the Site and the actions you take while using the Site, including your internet protocol (IP) address, log information (such as date and time of your  
        access of the Site), information about how you use the Site, and browser and device information. 

    3. Information We Collect From Third Parties​

      1. Account Creation and Authentication. Casio uses Google Single Sign-On to manage  authentication to the Site. Where you use Google Single Sign-On to sign-in to the Site, such  as when you sign-on through Google Classroom, we may collect your name, email address,  
        language preference, and profile picture from Google. You can learn more about Google  Single Sign On and manage your privacy controls with Google via the Google Privacy & Terms. 


  2. Other Business Purposes We May  Use Your Personal Data
    Casio may use any Personal Data that we collect in the following ways:

    1. Protecting our Business. to protect and secure our business, systems, the Services and our websites, to investigate, prevent, detect and respond to fraud, unauthorized access, or other potential threats to the rights and safety of any individual or third party, or other unauthorized 
      activities or misconduct. 

    2. Defending Legal Rights. to manage and respond to actual and potential legal disputes and claims, and to otherwise establish, defend, or protect rights or interests, including in the context of anticipated or actual litigation. 

    3. Auditing, Reporting, Governance and Internal Operations. to conduct our business, including fulfilling our financial, tax and accounting obligations, such as audits, assessments, privacy, security, and financial controls, accounting, record keeping and legal functions, any actual or 
      contemplated merger, acquisition, asset sale or transfer, financing, bankruptcy, or restructuring of all or part of our business. 

    4. Complying with Legal Obligations. to comply with the law, our legal obligations and legal  processes (such as warrants, subpoenas, court orders, and regulatory or law enforcement requests).

    5. Changes in Business Structure or Ownership. We may disclose or transfer your Personal Data to  a third party in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer,  or other disposition of all or any portion of Casio’s business, assets, or ownership interest  (including any bankruptcy or similar proceedings). 

  3. Cookie Policy​
    ​The Site use certain technologies – cookies, web beacons, clear GIFs, tracking pixels, and similar technologies (collectively, “tracking technologies”) – to collect information when you interact with our website. These types of technologies are used to remember user preferences, track your progress, maintain the security of our website and your account, and measure website analytics. 

    1. What Are Cookies and What Information Do They Collect
      When you use the site, we may use technologies such as cookies (i.e., small pieces of data stored on your device’s hard drive by your browser), web beacons, pixels or tags, and other tracking technologies  (collectively referred to as “Cookies” in this policy).  

      1. Cookies – Cookies are pieces of information that a website places on the hard drive of your  computer when you visit the website. Cookies may involve the transmission of information from us to you and from you directly to us, to another party on our behalf, or to another party  
        in accordance with its privacy policy. 

      2. Pixels – Pixels, also known as web beacons, are invisible images placed on a website that  gather information about the actions you take and pages you visit.

    2. These cookies and other technologies collect the IP address assigned to your computer or other  electronic devices, your internet service provider, device ID number, approximate geographic location,  browser type, site pages visited, websites you access before and after visiting the site, and data related to  how and when you use the site (e.g., date and time stamps, clickstream data, and data about search  terms and websites that direct you to the site).  
      Cookies are generally categorized by their function. Casio only uses “Strictly Necessary” cookies, or  cookies that are essential for you to use the Site and its features. Casio does not use Personal Data collected in connection with the Site for any targeted advertising purposes or allow any targeted advertising on the Site. 
      We use cookies to enable certain features and functionalities on the Site. They also help us analyze how  our visitors engage with and use the Site. 


  4. Disclosure of Personal Data​
    ​​​​Casio does not sell Personal Data, including the Personal Data of children under the age of sixteen (16),  that is collected in connection with the Site. Casio may disclose Personal Data to its service providers, which are contractually obligated to only use the Personal Data for the purpose of providing the Site. In addition, Casio may disclose Personal Data to its subsidiaries and affiliates, business partners (other businesses who have a direct relationship with you such as Google for authentication purposes), and where required to by law in the following circumstances: 

    1. Operate the Site. Where consistent with this Notice and if the recipient of the information does not further disclose the information, including disclosures to Casio’s service providers in connection with providing or operating the Site pursuant to an agreement which prohibits the service provider from using or disclosing the Personal Data except as required to provide the service which they are engaged. 

    2. To Comply with a Legal Obligation or Protect Our Business. Where permitted by law, Casio may disclose Personal Data to a state or local regulator or educational agency; to ensure legal and regulatory compliance or take precautions against liability; to respond to a subpoena or judicial process; if there is a change to our business structure or ownership, or as part of a business transaction, and; where otherwise necessary to defend or protect our business. 

    3. Security and Safety. To protect the safety or integrity of the Site and other users of the Site.

    4. With Consent. With valid consent, we may share Personal Data to your school, educational institution, or employer purpose, provided that the information that is disclosed is limited to the scope and purpose of your or your legal guardian’s consent.

  5. Deidentified and Anonymous Data
    Casio may deidentify, aggregate, or anonymize Personal Data for its business purposes, including but not  limited to, to improve the products and features of its Site, to maintain the security and integrity of its  systems, for analytics, and other legitimate business purposes. This means that we modify the Personal  Data in such a way that cannot reasonably be used to infer information about, or otherwise be linked to a  particular individual. Once Personal Data is deidentified, it is no longer Personal Data. Where we process  deidentified data, we commit to maintain and use the information in anonymous form and not attempt to  reidentify the information, except where permitted by law. Casio will only disclose deidentified data to third 
    parties who commit themselves to maintaining the deidentified data in anonymous form and not attempt  to re-identify the data for any business purpose.

  6. Retention of Personal Data
    Personal Data is stored by Casio or its service providers only for: (i) the duration of our relationship with  you, and (ii) thereafter only in accordance with applicable law. When we no longer need to process your Personal Data for purposes consistent with this Notice, the Personal Data will be deleted or deidentified so that it no longer can be associated with you. 


  7. Legal Categories of Personal Information
    Some laws require that we disclose the Legal Categories of Personal Information we collect in a the last  12 months in a specific way. To make this easier, we have provided a Error! Reference source not  found. at the end of this Policy that explains the information we collect, the business purposes we use  the personal information, with whom we share the personal information, and whether we sell that  information and to whom. For more information about the legal categories of personal information we  collect and process, see the Error! Reference source not found.. 


  8. Your Choices with Respect to Your Personal Data 
    For all Personal Data that we collect about you, you may have the following rights or choices that we will  accommodate where your requests meet legal and regulatory requirements: 

    1. Rights:

      1. Right to access — The right for a consumer to access from a business/data controller the  information or categories of information collected about a consumer, the information or categories  of information shared with third parties, or the specific third parties or categories of third parties to  which the information was shared; or, some combination of similar information.  

      2. Right to correct — The right for a consumer to request that incorrect or outdated Personal Data be corrected but not deleted.  

      3. Right to delete — The right for a consumer to request deletion of Personal Data about the  consumer under certain conditions.  

      4. Right to opt out of certain processing — The right for a consumer to restrict a business’s  ability to process Personal Data about the consumer.  

      5. Right to portability — The right for a consumer to request Personal Data about the consumer be  disclosed in a common file format.  

      6. Right to opt-out of sales — The right for a consumer to opt out of the sale of Personal Data about the consumer to third parties.  

      7. Right to opt in for sensitive data processing — The right for a consumer to opt in before a  business can process their sensitive data.  

      8. Right against automated decision making — A prohibition against a business making  decisions about a consumer based solely on an automated process without human input.  

    2. We will not retaliate or discriminate based on your choice to exercise your privacy rights.  

    3. You may have the right to appeal a decision we make whether or not to take action on any request to  exercise one of your privacy rights.

    4. Additional Rights for California Residents (“Shine the Light”)
      California’s “Shine the Light” law, provides California residents with additional rights regarding the disclosure of their Personal Information (as defined by applicable law) to third parties for direct marketing purposes. We do not share Personal information with third parties, other than with our affiliates, for direct marketing purposes, and will not do so absent your consent. If you are a California resident and you would like to make a request pursuant to your rights under California’s “Shine the Light” law, please submit requests through one of the options below. 

    5. Submissions of Requests
      If you are a want to submit a privacy request, to exercise one of your privacy rights, you can do so by either: 

      1.  Submit a request using this form: 
        Please remember to include “Privacy Request” in the body of your message and include which the privacy right(s) you are wishing to exercise. 
        If you are an Authorized Agent making a request on behalf of a consumer, please include your name and email address, in the body of your message and upload a copy of a power of attorney or other valid authorization to act on behalf of the consumer. ​

        1. Requests Made by Authorized Agents  
          You have the right to designate an authorized agent to make a request on your behalf. In the event that  you designate an authorized agent, we may be required to verify that they have the authority to make  such a request on your behalf and verify your identity. If we need to verify their authority or your identity,  we will reach out to you. An authorized agent can submit a privacy request on behalf of a consumer  through our Webform. Please include the name, email address and type of request you are requesting on  the consumer’s behalf.  

        2. Responses to Requests 
          We will confirm receipt of your request within 10 business days of receipt. We may be required by law to verify your identity prior to fulfilling your request. This ensures that your personal information is kept confidential and prevents others from obtaining your Personal Data from us. If we need to verify your identity, we will contact you. Please note, we may need to ask you to provide additional information to us so we can match it to our system. and generally will respond to your request within 45 days of receipt. If we need more time to respond, we will inform you of the reason and we may take up to an additional 45 days to respond. 


  9. Children's Privacy
    The Site is not aimed at or intended for children under age 13 and Casio does not knowingly collect or solicit Personal Data from children under the age of 13. If we learn that we have inadvertently collected Personal Data relating to a child under the age of 13, we will delete that information from our records. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under age 13, please let us know using one of the ways described below in How to Contact Us. 

  10.  Security of Personal Data
    Casio has implemented and will maintain reasonable security measures, including administrative, physical and technical safeguards, designed to protect Personal Data from unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification, or disclosure. 


  11. Applicable Law
    Although Casio is headquartered in Japan, United States laws apply to Casio’s collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Data. Depending on the specific situation, federal law and/or the law of the state in which you reside will govern. 


  12. Updates to this Privacy Notice 
    Casio may update this Privacy Notice from time to time. Please review the Privacy Notice periodically to make sure you are aware of Casio’s current practices in connection with the Site.


  13. How to Contact Us
    You may contact us concerning privacy inquiries using one of the following contact methods: 
    ∙ Webform: 


  14. California Personal Information Chart 
    California Consumer Protection Act of 2018, as amended by the California Privacy Rights Act (collectively  the “CCPA”) requires that Casio provide California Residents with the sources, the business purposes,  and the third parties to whom Casio has shared Personal Information for a business purpose for all legal  Categories of Personal Information. Capitalized terms in this Section shall have the same meanings as  given them by the CCPA. To make this easier, we have created the table below in addition to our Notice  to map our data processing for you. Please note, the italic text under each Category header is the legal  definition only and not a list of the actual data which Casio collects. Casio does not and has not sold  the Personal Information of consumers, including children under the age of sixteen (16) years of  age. 
    In the previous twelve (12) months, Casio has collected the following Categories of Personal Information from consumers:  

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