Privacy Policy

Red Comet is committed to protecting your privacy when you visit our web sites. We want you to know what information we collect when you visit our web site, or our online learning management system, how we use that information, and how you can update it. Red Comet reserves the right to append or otherwise modify this Privacy Statement at any time, so please re-visit this page occasionally to check for updates.

Information we collect

We collect various types of information from our visitors so we can modify our web site content to meet our users' needs and expectations. Some of this information is collected automatically through cookies and other information is collected when you register for any of our online courses on our learning management system. Information collected automatically The types of information your browser or Internet session automatically sends us each time you visit one of our sites, which we automatically collect, includes:

  • Your browser, e.g., Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, etc.
  • Your Internet domain, e.g., Verizon, AT&T, Comcast, etc.
  • You computer's operating system, e.g., Windows, Macintosh, UNIX, Linux.
  • Your navigation path, i.e., the URLs of where you come to our site from, which of our pages you visit, and where you go as you le
  • Your IP address.

This information lets us see how users are finding our sites, and it tells us what pages they visit, how much time they spend on each page, etc., so we can make our web sites more useful.

Information you provide us

In addition to the information automatically collected by your browser, we also collect information that you provide us when you register for an online course, participate in our discussion forums, or request information regarding one of our online courses. We may collect the following types of personal information on our website or on our online learning management system:

  1. When a student, parent, teacher, or school administrator, obtains a user name and password or enrolls in a Red Comet Course, we may request the following personal information:
    • student name and email address
    • school name
    • school contact name and contact information
    • school or homeschool address
    • student's birth date
    • parent or guardian contact information for the student
  2. When a student enrolls in a Red Comet course, course performance reports and grades are collected in a password-protected location with limited access by the student, the student's parent(s)/guardian(s), the student's teacher, administrators from the student's school.
  3. When a teacher, or a school administrator obtains a user name and password, we may request the following personal information:
    • name and email address
    • school or organization name
    • school or organization address
    • phone number
    • fax number
  4. When you sign up to receive our Newsletters, your name and email address information we collect may be used to provide you with more information about our products and services.
  5. After completing each course, the student will be required to provide the following information to us:
    • Evaluation of the course, registration process, technical support, academic support, customer service and platform
    • Hours spent on the course
    • Whether student is attending a public, private or charter school, or is being home schooled
    • Type of internet connection used by student
    • Type of computer used by student
    • Where the student first heard of Red Comet
    • Whether the student would recommend Red Comet courses to friends

The above information will be used by Red Comet to improve the courses, platform, support and customer service.

How Information Is Used and Shared

We may use your personal information to provide user support to you and your school. We may send you communications about updates, services and new Red Comet Courses from time to time. If you do not want to receive these communications you can opt out by sending an email to [email protected] or by such other manner as may be indicated in such communications.

We may share with your teacher and school information about course grades, progress or usage, including but not limited to, student activity scores, student course grades, and student course progress.

Your contact information may be shared with your teacher, parent, school, our school district, and with the state education agency (e.g., Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) in Washington State). When you register for a course, your name, email address, school, birth date, and state of residence will be shared with the Red Comet teacher assigned to work with you.

Legal Requirements: Red Comet reserves the right to disclose your personal information as necessary to:

i. Comply with any applicable federal, state or local law or regulation, including any subpoena, court order, or legal process served on Red Comet;

ii. Protect and defend the rights or property of Red Comet;

iii. Protect the personal safety of other Red Comet website users or the public; or

iv. To ensure compliance with our Terms of Use, including the Terms of Use for the Red Comet Websites and the Terms of Use for the Red Comet Customer Websites. Red Comet cooperates with law enforcement and other third parties to enforce laws, intellectual property, and other rights. We reserve the right to report suspicious activity to law enforcement for prosecution.

Business Transfers

Information about Red Comet website and learning management system users, including personal information, may be disclosed as part of any merger, acquisition, debt financing, sale of company assets, as well as in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy or receivership in which personal information could be transferred to third parties as one of the business assets of Red Comet.

Third Parties

Except as described in this Privacy Policy, we will not disclose your personal information to third parties. Red Comet may, however, use for its own purposes, aggregate information that does not identify you personally, or share aggregate information about our users with advertisers, business partners, sponsors, and other third parties.

Why we use “cookies”

When you visit some of our sites, we use cookies to keep track of your information. This small piece of program code resides on your computer and stores your login information for all of our services sites that require you to register, such as our student, parent, and school support person pages. We do this so you are not required to re-enter your contact information as you move from one services site to another. Cookies also collect the shopping cart information you provide at our ordering sites so we can fulfill your orders.

Links from our site to other sites

Red Comet web sites may contain links to other sites external to Red Comet. When you access these external web sites, the providers of the sites may have access to certain information about you. Red Comet is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any web site/s which we do not directly control.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Red Comet may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. Use of information we collect now is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is collected. If we make changes in the way we use Personal Information, we will notify you by posting an announcement on our web site.

Questions or Concerns

If you have any questions or concerns regarding privacy at the Red Comet site, please send us a detailed message to [email protected]. We will make every effort to resolve your concerns.

Copyright & Licensing Information

All content in Core courses are copyrighted and are properties of Red Comet. Content in Enrichment courses are copyrighted by different 3rd party companies.

All content on this website is copyrighted information unless stated otherwise.

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