Cookie Policy

ClassFlow Cookie Policy

Effective Date: February 20, 2016


“ClassFlow” or the “Service” is provided by Promethean Limited (“Promethean”, “we”, or “us”, or “our”). We are a limited company registered in England and Wales with our registered office at Promethean Limited, Promethean House, Lower Philips Road, Whitebirk Industrial Estate, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 5TH, United Kingdom.

When we use the word “Service(s)” in this Privacy Policy, we mean (i) the public ClassFlow Service available for free at www.classflow.com or other such URL as determined by the User’s locale (e.g., classflow.it/classflow.nl/classflow.de/classflow.co.uk); (ii) the ClassFlow for Schools Service which is available via subscription to schools, school districts, or other such institutions, and is accessible only through the setup of a unique ClassFlow Subdomain with a private URL (e.g., www.yourschooldistrictname.classflow.com) for use exclusively by the specific school or district; and (iii) all the other related websites, products, services, and applications made available by Promethean (including any ClassFlow-related Apps which might be available via the iTunes Store and Google Play store).

This Privacy Policy, together with the ClassFlow Cookies Policy, ClassFlow Terms of Service, and Acceptable Use Policy referred to in this Privacy Policy, form a legally binding Contract between you and us (collectively referred to herein as the “Contract”). Please read them carefully before you start to use our Service. By using our Service, you indicate that you accept the ClassFlow Terms of Service,, Acceptable Use Policy, Cookies Policy, and this Privacy Policy, and you agree to be bound by and abide by the terms of all of them. If you do not agree to these terms and policies, please do not use the Service. Any terms we use here without defining them shall have the definitions given to them in the Terms of Service,. In the event of any inconsistency between the Terms of Service, and the Privacy Policy, the Terms of Service, shall take precedence.

1. ABOUT COOKIES

The ClassFlow Service uses cookies. By registering to use the ClassFlow Service, you consent to Promethean’s use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy. Cookies are files sent by web servers to a user’s web browser, and stored by the user’s web browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers. There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when the user closes the browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted or until they reach their expiry date. 

2. HOW AND WHY WE USE COOKIES

Promethean uses cookies to help us understand how visitors interact with our Service. 

3. HOW TO DELETE UNWANTED COOKIES

Most internet browsers accept cookies automatically, but if you would like to opt out of receiving cookies from Promethean, you can change the settings of your browser to:

  • to reject all cookies;
  • to only accept cookies from “trusted” sites; or
  • only accept cookies from websites that you are currently on.

We strongly recommend that you leave the cookies activated, however, because if you turn off cookies in your browser, you will not be able to use the Service. 

If you would like to find out more about cookies and how to manage them, please visit https://www.aboutcookies.org or https://www.youronlinechoices.com

4. COOKIES USED BY PROMETHEAN IN THE CLASSFLOW FOR SCHOOLS SERVICE 

The followings lists enable you to recognize the cookies placed on your browser when you visit the Service. These cookies are placed on your browser after you have logged into your ClassFlow for Schools account.

GEODataInfo – This is a Promethean cookie and is for Internet Protocol (IP) address detection operation.  If the IP address is detected, the cookie will tell the software not to look for the IP address again.

downloadPopupShown – This is a Promethean cookie which sets a flag to indicate that certain operations have already occurred so that the software does not need to do the operation again.  For example, if the software shows the User a pop-up message, when the User closes the pop-up message, the cookie tells the software not to show the pop-up message again.

keepSignedIn – This is a Promethean cookie which sets a flag to remember the username so that the user does not have to enter the information again on their next visit

Class_flow_userid – This is a Promethean cookie that remembers the actual username.

flipchartImport/notebookImport message – This is a Promethean cookie which sets a flag to indicate that certain operations have already occurred so that the software does not need to do the operation again.  For example, the software will show the User a pop-up message before a User uploads a flipchart or notebook file into the Service that not all of the features of a flipchart or notebook file may be fully supported or visible.  The cookie tells the software not to show the pop-up message again.

Card: video/webpage – This is a Promethean cookie which sets a flag to show the User a pop-up warning message when the User tries to embed a non-secure video or webpage.

toolbarDock/toolbarHide – This is a Promethean cookie which remembers where the User chooses to set the tool bar.

outdated.browser – This is a Promethean cookie which is used to track whether a User has acknowledged that the browser does not meet minimum browser version requirement, and then we do not show the message again.

5.COOKIES USED BY PROMETHEAN IN THE FREE CLASSFLOW SERVICE

The following lists enable you to recognize the cookies placed on your browser when you visit the Service.

ClassFlow

These cookies are placed on your browser when you visit the ClassFlow.com site but prior to your registering for a ClassFlow account.

ClassFlow_CookieBanner – Stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain

ClassFlow_LanguageModal – Stores the user’s language choice

Google
All of these cookies are placed by a 3rd party: Google Analytics. For more information on their privacy and cookies policy, please go to their website at: : https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage.

_ga – Used to distinguish users.

_gat – Used to throttle request rate.

Unclassified

Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.

_gid – ClassFlow

B. These cookies are placed on your browser after you have registered for and logged into your ClassFlow account.

GEODataInfo – This is a Promethean cookie and is for Internet Protocol (IP) address detection operation.  If the IP address is detected the cookie will tell the software not to look for the IP address again.

downloadPopupShown – This is a Promethean cookie which sets a flag to indicate that certain operations have already occurred so that the software does not need to do the operation again.  For example, if the software shows the User a pop-up message, when the User closes the pop-up message, the cookie tells the software not to show the pop-up message again.

keepSignedIn – This is a Promethean cookie which sets a flag to remember the username so that the user does not have to enter the information again on their next visit.

Class_flow_userid – This is a Promethean cookie that remembers the actual username.

flipchartImport/notebookImport message – This is a Promethean cookie which sets a flag to indicate that certain operations have already occurred so that the software does not need to do the operation again.  For example, the software will show the User a pop-up message before a User uploads a flipchart of notebook file into the Service that not all of the features of a flipchart or notebook file may be fully supported or visible.  The cookie tells the software not to show the pop-up message again.

Card: video/webpage – This is a Promethean cookie which sets a flag to show the User a pop-up warning message when the User tries to embed a non-secure video or webpage.

toolbarDock/toolbarHide – This is a Promethean cookie which remembers where the User chooses to set the tool bar.

outdated.browser – This is a Promethean cookie which is used to track whether a User has acknowledged that the browser does not meet minimum browser version requirement and then we do not show the message again.

Although we strive to list all cookies used by us or our technology partners, if you find a discrepancy or think that a cookie has been omitted, please contact info@ClassFlow.com.

6.OTHER 3rd PARTY SERVICE COOKIES 

We also link to other 3rd party sites in order for you to be able to access and use cloud storage devices such as Google Drive, SkyDrive, and Dropbox as well as to allow you to access our ClassFlow support via GetSatisfaction.  These 3rd parties may store cookies on your computer by your browser.  They may then use information about your visit to target advertising to you on their websites.  Information on the cookies used by these 3rd parties can be found in the information given on these sites.  Please go to the following third party sites directly to read the information about which cookies may be stored on your computer: