Privacy Policy

Confidentiality & Security of Personally Identifiable Information

You do not need to tell us anything about yourself to use the MIT + K12 website (the “Site”). This Privacy Policy describes what information we may gather from you, how we use that information, and what we do to protect it.

We care about the confidentiality and security of your personal information. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to keep any Personally Identifiable Information that you provide to us private and will not share it with third parties, except as set forth in this Privacy Policy. However, no method of transmitting or storing electronic data is ever completely secure, and we cannot guarantee that such information will never be accessed, used, or released in a manner that is inconsistent with this policy.

This Privacy Policy only applies to information that we collect through the Site and does not apply to information that we may collect from you in other ways (for example, this policy does not apply to information that you may provide to us over the phone, by fax or through conventional mail).

Usernames and Postings

All videos, comments, assignments, and postings on the Site are public. They can be viewed and downloaded by anyone. When you start using the Site, we will ask you to choose a “screen name” to identify your contributions. To protect your privacy, don’t pick a screen name that people can easily trace to you, such as your real name or your email address. More generally, please do not post any Personally Identifiable Information, or include that in your comments.

Information We Collect and How We Use It

From time to time, we will give you the option of telling us some things about yourself, but you do not have provide this information if you don't want to.

Please understand that by submitting any Personally Identifiable Information to us, you consent and agree that we may collect, use and disclose such Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with these Terms, and as permitted or required by law. If you do not agree with these Terms, then please do not provide any Personally Identifiable Information to us.

We track information indicating, among other things, which pages of our Site were visited, the order in which they were visited, when they were visited, and which hyperlinks and other user interface controls were used.

We may log the IP address, operating system and browser software used by each user of the Site, and we may be able to determine from an IP address a user's Internet Service Provider and the geographic location of his or her point of connectivity. Various web analysis tools are used to collect this information. Some of the information is collected through cookies (a small text file placed on your computer). You should be able to control how and whether cookies will be accepted by your web browser. Most browsers offer instructions on how to reset the browser to reject cookies in the "Help" section of the toolbar.

Among other things, we may use the information that you provide (including your Personally Identifiable Information) in connection with the following:

  • In order to debug and improve the Site.
  • For the purpose for which you specifically provided the personal information, for example to respond to a specific inquiry.
  • As otherwise described to you at the point of collection.

Sharing with Third Parties

We may share the information we collect with third parties as follows:

  • With service providers or contractors that perform certain functions on our behalf, including processing information that you provide to us on the Site or operating the Site or portions of it. These service providers and contractors will be obligated to keep your information confidential.
  • To respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process, in response to a request for cooperation from law enforcement or another government agency, to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, or to enforce our user agreement or privacy policy, or to protect our rights or the rights of others.

Changing Our Privacy Policy

Please note that we review our privacy practices from time to time, and that these practices are subject to change. We will publish notice of any such modifications online on this page for a reasonable period of time following such modifications, and by changing the effective date of this Privacy Policy. By continuing to access the Site after such changes have been posted, you signify your agreement to be bound by them. Be sure to return to this page periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current version of this Privacy Policy.

Privacy Concerns

If you have privacy concerns, or have disclosed data you would prefer to keep private, please contact us at