Welcome to Edify by Animaker!

Date of issue of Privacy Policy: 03,May 2017

“Edify by Animaker” (“Edify”, "Website", “Animaker Edify”) is a software product owned and operated by Animaker Inc. (“Animaker”). Animaker is a technology company organized under the laws of the United States of America (USA), having its principal place of business at 187 East Warm Springs Road, Suite B 192, Las Vegas, Nevada – 89119, United States of America. Animaker empowers Users for visual content creation. Animaker Users work on a drag-and-drop interface, import images and audio files, access pre-built assets/templates, create visual content, collaborate with fellow Users, download, export, host, and playback visual content. Animaker’s Website is accessible through the URL https://www.animaker.com. Edify is a software application designed and developed exclusively for educational institutions by Animaker. Edify Website is accessible through the URL: https://edify.animaker.com

User Acceptance

Edify Users (“User” or “Users”) are requested to read these Privacy Policies carefully before using Edify Website (“Website”) and/or Edify Services (“Services”).

By using or accessing the Website or the Services, User understands, agrees to accept and adhere to Edify's Privacy Policy.

If User does not agree with the Privacy Policy, they should refrain from using the Website or the Services. User’s explicit acceptance of the Privacy Policy upon logging into the Website shall constitute User’s consent to these Privacy Policies as its exists along with any changes to these Privacy Policies, incorporated from time to time by Edify.

Using Edify in any way implies that the User unconditionally and without any reservation agrees and accepts to abide by all the Privacy Policies listed here.

This Privacy Policy may be amended from time to time.

If and when these Privacy Policies are amended, Edify will do its best to inform the User using either of the following ways:

  • By placing a notification on Edify Website
  • By emailing the User, using User’s registered email address found in the User’s account at that moment in time.

If User is agreeing to abide by these Privacy Policies on behalf of a School or School District, User may do so if and only if the User is authorized to so by the School or School District.

A User could be Student User, User’s Parents, User’s Guardians, Teacher, School, School District, School Administrator or a School Representative.

The User hereby agree to abide by these Privacy Policies as set forth herewith:

Collection of Information:

Edify collects information to accomplish the following:

  • To enhance Website;
  • To enhance Services;
  • To administer User’s subscription;
  • To enable Users to effectively use Edify;
  • To help Users easily navigate through the Website.

Types of Information Collected:

Edify collects information during the following instances:

  • When User registers on Website;
  • When User subscribes to Edify newsletter;
  • When User responds to a survey;
  • When User fills out a form or uses Services;

The information collected by Edify from the User may include but is not limited to the following: First Name, Last Name, Email address, Password, School Name, Unique School ID, School Type (Public, Private, International, Homeschooling, Other), School Phone, School Address, City, State, Country and Zip Code (together, the “Personal Information”).

If User fails to provide Edify with the correct information, including amongst others, the correct email address, Edify will not be able to appropriately deliver Services and support to User.

Automatic Information Collection:

Edify automatically collects some information about User’s device when User uses Edify, regardless of whether the User has registered for an account or not. For instance, Edify will collect User’s IP address, Web browser software, and referring Website.

Edify also may collect information about User’s online activity at Edify.

Collecting this information helps Edify customize User’s Website user experience and to enhance functionality and user-friendliness of the Services.

Use of User Information:

Edify uses information about User for the following general purposes:

  • To register User account;
  • To fulfill User requests;
  • To manage User account;
  • To understand how Users are engaging with Edify
  • To personalize user experience;
  • To improve customer service;
  • To communicate with Users in general;
  • To respond to User questions and comments;
  • To send periodic emails to Users with a summary of activity in User account; if at any time User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, Edify includes detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email;
  • To prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities;
  • To enforce Edify Privacy Policy;
  • To enhance Edify products through case studies;
  • To publicly highlight Edify offerings through, but not limited to, blog posts or interviews.

Use of Cookies and Web Beacons

Edify uses “Cookies” to collect information.

Cookies are small data files, which are transferred to a computer’s hard disk in order to memorize information like registration IDs and passwords.

A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has originated, the "lifetime" of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.

Edify further utilizes session ID cookies to accomplish the following:

  • To enable certain features of Edify Website and Services;
  • To better understand how Users interact with Website;
  • To monitor aggregate usage by Edify Users and Website traffic routing on Website.

Session ID cookies are, unlike persistent cookies, deleted from User computer when User logs out from the Website and closes the browser.

User can always choose not to receive a cookie file by enabling Web browser to refuse cookies or to prompt User before accepting a cookie. To do so, User will have to access the “help” menu in browser’s menu bar and search for the term “cookies”. If User refuses cookies, User may not be able to use all portions of Edify or all functionality of the Services.

If User disables cookies on User’s device, Edify will not be able to appropriately deliver Edify Services and support to User.

Protection of User Information:

Edify strives to gain the trust of the User and has implemented technical and organizational measures to secure User information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure.

All data is transferred only via HTTPS.

Edify utilizes Amazon Cloud Platform which meets rigorous privacy and compliance standards that test for data safety, privacy, and security. Refer here for to access Amazon Cloud Platform’s privacy policy:https://aws.amazon.com/privacy

However, the Internet is an open ecosystem and Edify cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use User information for improper purposes.

Confidentiality of Information:

If User communicates with Edify by email, User should note that the secrecy of Internet e-mail is uncertain.

By sending sensitive or confidential email messages or information, which is, not encrypted User accepts the risk of such uncertainty and possible lack of confidentiality over the Internet.

Edify does not allow Children (those Users who are below the age of 13 years) to make personal information publicly available.

In the event Edify becomes aware of an unauthorized disclosure or data breach:

  • Teachers will be notified by email.

Disclosure of Information to Third Parties:

Edify does not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties, User’s Personal Information.

This does not include trusted third parties who assist Edify in operating Edify Website, conducting Edify business, or servicing User, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.

Edify may also send information about User to other companies or people when:

  • Edify has the User’s consent to share the information;
  • Edify has to share User information in order to provide Services requested by User;
  • Edify has to respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal process;
  • Edify has to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, emergency situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any entity, violations of Edify’s Privacy Policy of Service, or as otherwise required by law.

The following trusted third parties assist Edify in operating Edify sites and thus have access to students’ personal information:

  • Amazon Cloud Platform
  • Intercom
  • Google analytics
  • Paypal
  • Facebook
  • Youtube

Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided by Edify to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Edify may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of Edify assets, including User Personal Information, in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets of Edify and/or Animaker Inc. or in the event of bankruptcy. User consent to Edify's Privacy Policy followed by User submission of Personal Information represents User’s explicit agreement to that transfer.


Identity theft and the practice known as “phishing” are of great concern to Edify. Safeguarding information to help protect User from identity theft is a top priority.

Edify does not and will not, at any time, request User’s Credit/Debit card information, User account ID, login password, or national identification numbers in a non-secure or unsolicited email or telephone communication.

User Right to Access Information:

Users are entitled to see the information held about them. If User wishes to do this, they would have to contact Edify by emailing edify@animaker.com

Edify may require Users to provide verification of their identity prior to revealing their information stored on Edify. Edify will also request an administration fee to provide a copy of the User’s personal information held by Edify.

Edify may withhold access to User information where Edify have the right to do so under data protection legislation.

Updating User Information:

User may review, correct, update or change their Personal Information at any time by accessing their account on Edify Website.

If User would like Edify to delete User record in Edify system, they would have to contact Edify at edify@animaker.com. Edify will accommodate the User request, if and only if, Edify does not have any legal obligation to retain the record.

Third Party Websites:

If any part of Edify links to other Websites, those Websites do not operate under Edify's Privacy Policy.

If User chooses to click on another third party link, User will be directed to that third party’s website.

Edify does not exercise control over third party Websites and therefore recommend Users to examine the privacy statements posted on these other Websites to understand their procedures for collecting, using and disclosing Personal Information.

Edify’s Policy towards Children:

FERPA protects the privacy of students' data by specifying how and with whom schools can share information from these records.

Edify strictly adheres to the Family Education Rights Protection Act of 1974 (FERPA).

Only Teacher Users are allowed to register for an account on Edify.

Teacher Users invite students to enrol and use Edify.

Teacher Users have to ensure that their personally identifiable information stays under the direct control of the School.

Any information is collected by Edify is that of the Teacher.

No information is collected by Edify from Student Users.

No information is collected from Users who are aged 13 or less (Children).

Edify will not use personally identifiable information in User records to engage in targeted advertising.

Edify will not use any information in the User record for any purpose other than those required or specifically permitted by Edify Privacy Policy and Edify Terms of Use.

Children are only allowed to use Edify Website with their Parent or Guardian’s consent.

Children Users’ Parent or Guardian becomes aware that his / her represented Children has provided Edify with Personal Information without their consent, he or she should contact Edify at edify@animaker.com. Edify will remove such information and respond accordingly to the User.

Changes to Edify's Privacy Policy:

This Privacy Policy may be amended from time to time.

If Edify amends the Privacy Policy in any way Edify will:

  • place an updated version on Edify's Privacy Policy;
  • update the Privacy Policy issue date;
  • place an announcement on Edify Website for 2 weeks from the Privacy Policy issue date.

In case the changes to the Privacy Policy include new or additional data collection, or changes that would lessen the previously noted protections around User data privacy, Edify will notify the User who has purchased the access to Edify.

Jurisdiction and Applicable Law:

The substantive laws and principles of USA, without regards to conflicts of laws and principles thereof shall govern this policy and all matters arising out of or related to Edify's Privacy Policy.

Any controversy, claim or dispute between User and Edify arising out of or relating to this policy shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of City of Las Vegas, State of Nevada, USA

User Consent: By using Edify, User expressly consents to Edify Privacy Policy.

Contact Information: n: If Users have any questions, comments, or concerns regarding these Privacy Policies or Edify, they are requested to contact Edify at: Animaker Inc., 187 East Warm Springs Road, Suite B 192, Las Vegas, NV, 89119 USA; Email: edify@animaker.com

Pledge to abide by these Privacy Policies: I, a prospective User of Edify, have read Edify's Privacy Policy very carefully. By using Edify, I agree to be bound by Edify's Privacy Policy. If I do not agree to Edify's Privacy Policy, I will not use Edify.