Last updated: May 10, 2011
WyzAnt, Inc. ("WyzAnt") is committed to safeguarding the privacy of your information.
does not create any legal rights. Providing your information is voluntary and your
use of the site after the effective date of this document constitutes your acceptance
Information we collect
In order to help you get the most out of our service, we collect user submitted
personally identifiable information when you use the site. We only ask site users
to submit the minimum amount of information necessary to use our service. Such information
may include your name, password, zip code, email address, and phone number for communication
purposes. Information may be submitted to the WyzAnt website or via phone or email
when communicating with a WyzAnt representative. For students and parents, we may
collect information related to your documentation of and payment for tutoring sessions.
For tutors, we may collect your Social Security number (SSN) or Federal Employer
Identification number (FEIN) for tax purposes or to complete a background check.
As detailed in the "Data Transmission and Storage" section below, we use Secure
Socket Layer (SSL) encryption on any page of the site where we ask you to submit
personally identifiable information and encrypt all such information for safe storage
in our system.
We also gather non-personally identifiable information when you use the site. Such
data is compiled in aggregate and includes things like the referring URL and the
type of browser you may be using to access the site. This data is used to better
understand and enhance the user experience on the site.
Data transmission and storage
WyzAnt is committed to keeping your information private and secure. We use industry-standard
128-bit SSL encryption when collecting and transmitting your information through
the system. Once information has been collected, we encrypt sensitive data in our
database for added security. WyzAnt also uses firewalls and hardware monitoring
across our system to protect against unauthorized access.
If you elect to pay for tutoring lessons with a credit card, we will collect your
name, credit card number, expiration date, and address information associated with
the account. All financial information is collected securely and encrypted in our
system in full compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard
If you are a tutor and elect to pay for a background check, we will collect credit
card information to order a background check on your behalf. Payment information
entered into our system solely to procure a background check will not be stored
on our servers.
text file that is sent to your browser from a web server and may be stored on your
the site based on user attributes like your location and account preferences. No
personally identifiable information is stored in our cookies. While you may elect
to disable or delete cookies from your browser at any time, please note that this
action may limit your use of WyzAnt services that require cookies.
WyzAnt shares a minimum amount of information between tutors and students in order
to facilitate the arrangement of tutoring sessions. WyzAnt does not disclose or
sell your personally identifiable information without your consent. We reserve the
right to release non-personally identifiable information collected in aggregate,
WyzAnt does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children
under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, please do not provide your
contact information or any other personally identifiable information to WyzAnt.
If you are the parent or legal guardian of someone under the age of 13 who may have
provided us with information without your knowledge or consent, please contact us
to have this information removed. All contact, including tutoring sessions, between
a tutor and any minor should, of course, only take place in a supervised setting.
Legal requests and business transfers
WyzAnt may disclose personal information when we believe such action is necessary
to comply with the law or enforce or apply our Terms of Service. In the event of
a change in control of WyzAnt’s business, personal information may be exchanged
as part of a merger, sale, or other business transfer. If such a transfer makes
Please remember to help keep the site secure by never sharing your username or password.
If you think your password may have been compromised, please change it immediately
or contact WyzAnt for additional assistance.
WyzAnt may send you email communications periodically detailing new features or
promotions on the site. You may unsubscribe from these messages by using the link
at the bottom of the email. We may also send you email messages about the status
of your account or any notices as required by law. You may not opt-out of receiving
these administrative emails so long as you continue to use this voluntary service. If you
wish to terminate your account, please contact us.
to modifications to the site’s features and functionality. We will post any changes
are an active user of the site.
email@example.com or to the mailing address below.
1714 N Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60647