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.

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

__cfduid –  The __cfduid cookie is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from.  For example, if the visitor is in a coffee shop where there are a bunch of infected machines, but the visitor’s machine is known/trusted, the cookie can override the security setting.  It does not correspond to any userid in the web application, nor does the cookie store any personally identifiable information.  

This cookie is placed by a 3rd party:  CloudFlare.  For more information on their privacy and cookies policy, please go to their website at: https://www.cloudflare.com/security-policy

pi_opt_in – The persistent cookie named “pi_opt_in” is what we use to stay in compliance with the “Do Not Track” initiative. 

This cookie is placed by a 3rd party:  Pardot.  For more information on their cookies and policy, please go to their website at: https://www.pardot.com/company/legal/privacy-policy/    https://www.pardot.com/faqs/prospects/pardot-track-activities/

Pardot – The session cookie named “pardot” is only set if you’re logged into the ClassFlow Service as a user (i.e., visitors who do not register and log in to use the ClassFlow Service will not have this cookie set). 

This cookie is placed by a 3rd party:  Pardot.  For more information on their cookies and policy, please go to their website at: https://www.pardot.com/company/legal/privacy-policy/    https://www.pardot.com/faqs/prospects/pardot-track-activities/.

__utma – The __utma cookie is used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. 

__utmb – The __utmb cookie is used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. 

__utmt – This __utmt cookie is used to throttle request rate. 

__utmc – This __utmc cookie is not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit. 

__utmv – This __utmv cookie is used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. 

__utmz – This __utmz cookie stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached the site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. 

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.  

JSESSIONID – This JSESSIONID cookie is used to perform session management for web applications.  This session is a Javascript cookie.

dmid – This dmid cookie’s primary purpose is for the “remember me” functionality in dotCMS and for data that is needed to store in between browsing sessions of dotCMS.  It also stores items such as ratings and click stream data. This is a DotCMS cookie.

visitor_id – The visitor cookie includes the name “visitor_id” plus the unique identifier for your account, which is derived from the tracking code placed on your site.  The value stored is the unique ID for the visitor.  For example, cookie name “visitor_id12345″ stores the visitor value “123456789,” where 12345 is the account identifier and 123456789 represents the visitor ID.  This cookie is set by our tracking code on visitors and prospects. 

This cookie is placed by a 3rd party:  Pardot.  For more information on their cookies and policy, please go to their website at: https://www.pardot.com/company/legal/privacy-policy/    https://www.pardot.com/faqs/prospects/pardot-track-activities/.

__qca – This __qca cookie may use your computer’s IP address, pixel code, referring HTTP location, current HTTP location, search string, time of the access, browser’s time, any searches made on the applicable website, and other statistics in order to analyze Log Data from different websites and combine it with other non-Personally Identifiable Information. 

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: