1Cademy Privacy Policy

1Cademy reserves the right to retrieve, analyze, store, and mine your interaction data with the provided services and the data, content, source, or information that you post to 1Cademy services. This data, content, source, or information may be used by the 1Cademy team for research purposes and to better understand your interests and preferences in their services. With this information, 1Cademy may also tailor their services to better suit your needs.

It is important to note that the collection and use of your data and information is described in more detail in this document. This policy outlines how 1Cademy collects and processes your personal information and provides you with more information on how your data is used.


At 1Cademy, we value the importance of protecting your personal information and providing a secure platform for knowledge generation and sharing. This document outlines the information and data we collect on 1Cademy, how we use that information, and the options you have to manage your personal information.

1Cademy may process your personal information to provide our services and products. By using 1Cademy and its products, you confirm that you have read and fully understood our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. You also confirm that you understand the reasons behind the collection of your personal information.

Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy apply to your use of 1Cademy and its products. We offer several options for you to manage or limit the collection of your personal information, including the ability to discontinue using 1Cademy and its products. By using 1Cademy products or services or data, you confirm that 1Cademy has your permission to use your information in any country where we operate, including the United States of America.

We take the protection of your personal information very seriously, and will do everything in our power to keep it safe and secure. Please note that privacy laws, such as the rights of obtaining personal information by authorities, may vary between countries. Whenever it is necessary to transfer your information to another country, we ensure that it is allowed by law and that your information will be kept safe.

The Process Of Collecting Information On You

When you use 1Cademy or its products or services or whenever you contribute to the system or buy any products on this network, 1Cademy receives and gathers information in some ways. In most cases, you can manage what information to share but for your account verification and some other cases, your personal information is required. In the following, we describe how we collect information from you.

Creating An Account And Registration

To use 1Cademy and its products and services you need to create an account and register on the Network. Creating an account requires you to provide an email address, a name for your account and a secure password. Extra information such as a contact address, a billing address, or cell phone number might be required to safeguard your personal information. By default, 1Cademy will contact you at the email address you provide, but in some cases, 1Cademy may need to contact you by other means.

Profile Information

When you create a profile on 1Cademy to be able to use our products and services, required and optional sections of the profile may require you to enter personal identification or sensitive information. The name you chose to create your account will be displayed publicly along with your reputation points. You can also manage your account setting to share other profile information publicly. This may include your picture or avatar, your location, your interests, your educational background, your job, your age, your gender, how long you have been a member, your contribution statistics.

When you use 1Cademy on your browser or on a mobile device or any other means, 1Cademy collects and records information including your Internet Protocol (IP) address or unique device identifier. We use cookies /JSON Web Tokens and the data about the pages you visit on 1Cademy to conduct and optimize our products and services. This information is securely logged and gathered automatically. The browser information might be combined with your other information. Collecting this information is necessary to safeguard our products and services and to optimize the utilization of our services and products. We also process this information to provide you with an optimal personalized view/use of the system and advertisement. Additionally, we use this information to connect you with a potential employer or educational institution.

Information Shared with Third Parties

1Cademy may share personal information with third parties. Third-parties include online payment providers, email services, advertising agencies, and job providers. Also, we facilitate login1Cademy using other third-parties accounts like Facebook, Gmail, yahoo mail. When you log in with other accounts, we may collect information from these third-parties. We only share your personal information with third-parties whose terms of services are consistent with 1Cademy's conditions. We share your personal information with third parties to provide us services.

Advertisement and Marketing Partners

When you create an account on 1Cademy and use its services, we and approved third-party partners place cookies and JSON Web Tokens (JWT) on you and your account interaction. This information is used to provide you with personalized advertising, job offers, education/research opportunities, and to present our products and services. We also use this information to deliver important notifications and messages. However, if you do not want to receive marketing notifications from 1Cademy, you can change your preferences. Please note that if you restrict these activities, your experience with 1Cademy will be limited and you will miss out on some features such as job offers, research/education opportunities, and personalized advertisements. You can find more details about cookies in our Cookies Policy.

Analytics Data

1Cademy collects analytics data from the web browser and mobiles to ensure the functionality of the system and services and provide you with the optimal product and user experience. This information includes the frequency of visiting the website, the operation of the website, errors and debugging, and your interaction with 1Cademy and its products and services. In some cases, we may share this data with authorized partners for the purpose of research and customization of products and services.

Billing Information

When you make a financial transaction on 1Cademy, such as purchasing a product or service, we record your billing name and contact information, such as your phone number, email address, and billing/shipping address, for invoicing purposes. To ensure the security of your transactions, 1Cademy may engage an authorized partner compliant with the PCI DSS standard. We also record an encrypted JWT and the last four digits of your credit card and its expiration month and year. Please note that we do not store any additional billing information about you.

The Data We Collect On You

In the following, we will describe in more detail what kind of information we collect on you and how we use it.

Public Network (Content Generation)

1Cademy provides users with a public community to collaborate and share their knowledge and learn from their peers. Contents are user-generated and are public to be used or modified by others. For the purpose of security of the system and optimizing/personalizing your experience, it is necessary to gather some specific personal information. The data that we receive and record includes your username and password, IP address. We use this information to assign your identity to your contribution, assign your reputation and rewards, and help the community to recognize you. As far as we assign your username, profile picture/avatar, and reputation to every content that you generate, they would be publicly visible to all users. Also, your communications on the discussion forum and chat features along with your communication with 1Cademy will be recorded. IP address data and browser data might be used for investigation, security and personalization/optimization of products and services.

You should be informed that you cannot withdraw your granted right to 1Cademy to publish your generated contents and contributions once they are made online publicly, and other users will have the right to modify, edit, or distribute your generated contents. Your public contributions to 1Cademy will remain public and open on the internet, and 1Cademy will not have direct control or administration over those contents. This states that if you share any piece of your personal information publicly, you will have infringed any privacy rights you had, and you should take the risk and any consequences at your own risk. Please be aware that any content generated and contributed on 1Cademy may not be possible to remove from public view and access, even if they are removed from our system and servers.

Academic and Job Opportunities

1Cademy facilitates connecting academic/educational/research opportunity providers and job offers with individuals who are inquiring about those opportunities. To this end and to help 1Cademy to personalize and optimize the process of connecting position offers and seekers, 1Cademy collects some personal information on you and the academic and job position offering entities. The information we collect from academic/job position seekers include your name, your residential and email address, your phone number, and your resume with a cover letter (if applicable). For job and academic position offering entities, we collect information including name, email, and the associated organization.

Please note that your public profile is available to be received and recorded by the organizations seeking to recruit you. Similarly, the profile and contact information of job/academic position offering parties will be available to those seeking those opportunities. Additionally, position seekers can contact recruitment entities via direct messaging. 1Cademy also receives and records that information from recruiters and seekers to personalize and optimize suggestions. 1Cademy offers customization of your profile so that you can manage to exclude some pieces of your personal information that you do not want to share with recruiters and third-parties. This information might include your CV, academic/employment history.

Advertising Products

1Cademy works with third parties to offer personalized advertisements to our users. To achieve this, 1Cademy and its advertisement partners may collect and process your personal information, as well as your online activity data. The information we use to personalize our advertisements include:

  • Data from advertising technologies, such as JSON Web Tokens, web beacons, pixels, ad tags, and browser/device identifiers
  • Profile information, such as your education background, skills, awards, and in limited cases, your job history
  • Data from our advertising third-parties, such as device type and location

1Cademy Survey

At 1Cademy, we understand the importance of privacy and the protection of personal information. That's why we take voluntary surveys to gather information from educators and contributors. The survey may collect personal and demographic information such as gender, race, sexual orientation, immigration status, and location. However, we understand that some of this information may be considered sensitive, so we take extra measures to safeguard it.

All personal information collected through the survey is kept confidential within 1Cademy. If we need to share this information with third parties, we will ensure that it is done in compliance with our terms of service and that the third party is contractually obliged to protect the privacy of your information. The survey is anonymized, which means that your personal information is separated from the data collected.

We believe in giving our users control over their personal information. That's why much of the information you provide on 1Cademy is optional and voluntary. You can choose to share as much or as little information as you like. Additionally, you can delete, edit, or modify optional information such as your profile picture and educational/employment history at any time.

If 1Cademy makes any changes to our privacy policy, we will make sure to inform you of these changes and give you the opportunity to make an informed decision. You also have the option to delete your account completely, which will erase all of your personal information from our servers, with the exception of your IP address and public content and reputation data. Recording your IP address is necessary for the functionality and security of 1Cademy.

We offer a number of tools to help you manage your personal information, including the ability to download a copy of your personal data, change or modify your personal information, and request to opt-out of processing your information (with some exceptions for network security and functionality). Please note that you may need to verify your identity before accessing some of these features. 1Cademy will work with you to verify your account, but reserves the right to refuse your request if we are unable to verify your identity.

1Cademy may send you messages, including legal requirements or system functionality updates, which are mandatory. Some messages may be promotional, advertisements, offers, or marketing, which are not mandatory and you have the option to manage receiving these messages.

Cookies/JSON Web Tokens

1Cademy and its partners, such as advertisement entities and research institutions, may use cookies or JSON Web Tokens to enhance your user experience and to personalize the advertisements and educational/job offers presented to you. Cookies and JSON Web Tokens help us to track your browsing history and preferences, allowing us to present you with more relevant content and advertisements. For more information on how we process cookies and the third-party cookies we allow, please refer to our Cookies Policy document.

Information Processing and Revealing

1Cademy collects, saves, shares, transmits, and processes your information as described in this Privacy Policy. Our legal bases for processing your personal information include fulfilling our Terms of Service, providing you with our products and services, protecting the interests of 1Cademy and its partners, fulfilling legal requirements, respecting the rights of others and public interests, and obtaining your consent.

Securing Your Personal Information

Your personal and financial information is highly confidential and protected by 1Cademy. We take all necessary measures to safeguard your information from unauthorized access and illegal collection. The information that you share privately on 1Cademy or that we collect from you will be kept confidential and protected.

Provide and Optimize Products and Services

The information 1Cademy collects from you is essential to improving its products and services, to ensure the security of your identity, to facilitate online/offline advertisements including through partnerships with companies such as Google Analytics, to personalize marketing offers such as academic and job position offers, and to support general research and analytics. In doing so, 1Cademy may collect information about your interests and preferences regarding 1Cademy's products and services. It is a top priority for 1Cademy to personalize and optimize your experience of using the 1Cademy network and its products and services.

1Cademy's Commercial Activities

Some 1Cademy products and services may require a fee to use. In order to ensure the security of your financial transactions and payments, 1Cademy may share your information with trusted third parties. This information will only be shared through a contractual policy that guarantees the confidentiality of your information.

Regulatory and Legal Requirements

1Cademy is committed to following legal requirements that may require it to disclose your personal information. 1Cademy will only share your personal information with lawful institutions upon receiving a legally valid request, such as a subpoena, court order, or other legal request from a legitimate institution with lawful jurisdiction. In addition, 1Cademy may also disclose your personal information to protect its legal rights and interests. If 1Cademy determines that any user, including yourself, is endangering or offending others or themselves, it may also share your personal information with third parties.

Marketing and Product Information

At 1Cademy, we may send you messages or public announcements about our products and services, as well as academic and job offers. We understand that privacy is important to our users, and that's why we give you the option to manage your preferences regarding these types of communications. You can choose to opt-out of receiving commercial messages, or limit the frequency and scope of these communications. Rest assured that we do not sell your personal information for financial gain, except in the case of a merger or corporate event.

The information we collect from you helps us present you with relevant offers and products, so we can improve your experience with 1Cademy.

Main Business Activities

As part of our business operations, 1Cademy may partner with third parties to engage in activities such as purchasing and selling of properties, conducting financial assessments, and exploring business development opportunities. In order to carry out these activities, it may be necessary to process or share certain pieces of personal information. However, we assure you that we will always use confidentiality measures to protect your privacy.

Information Transfers

1Cademy operates on a global scale, and as such, we must comply with the local laws of your country of residence. By using our products and services, you acknowledge that your personal information may be transferred from your local jurisdiction to the United States. We follow legal mechanisms to collect and transfer your information in a manner that complies with relevant regulations.

1Cademy's Commitment to Protect Your Information

At 1Cademy, we are dedicated to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information. To ensure the safe collection, storage, and transfer of your data, we use industry-standard technologies such as Transport Layer Security (TLS).

To further protect your information, we encourage you to choose a strong and secure password and to keep it confidential. Avoid sharing your account information, including your password, with anyone. After finishing your activity on 1Cademy, make sure to log out of your account to reduce the risk of unauthorized access to your personal data.

We also ask for your support in safeguarding your information by being mindful of the security of the network you use to access 1Cademy.

Unsubscribing from Direct Marketing

If you no longer wish to receive marketing communications from 1Cademy, you can opt-out at any time by managing your account settings or by requesting to unsubscribe.

Privacy Policy Amendments

1Cademy may update its privacy policy from time to time. If any changes are made, we will notify you and you have the right to request previous versions of the policy.