Code3Apps Privacy Policy

Effective date: 

December 3, 2012

Last updated:  

December 15, 2020

Code3Apps, Inc. is dedicated to helping people around the world practice and master whatever they are learning. When you share information with us we can help you achieve that goal by helping you find the right content and making your studying quicker and more effective. This Privacy Notice is meant to help you understand how we collect and use the personal information you provide on our website, and the two official Code3Apps iOS and Android mobile applications.

This notice explains:

  • The information we collect and where we collect it from

  • The ways we use your information

  • The times where we might need to share information

  • Choices you have about we do and how to exercise your choices

  • How to contact us if you have questions

Information We Collect and Sources

We need to collect certain information about you to provide you with the Service or the support you request. The type of information we collect can vary depending on how you access and use our Service. Additionally, you can choose to voluntarily provide information to us. Below we have described the types of information we collect and from where we collect it.

Information you Provide to Us to Use the Service

Account information:

We collect the information you provide when you sign up for a Code3Apps account, log in to your account, communicate with us, answer our surveys, upload content, or otherwise use the Services. We request an email address and date of birth when you choose to sign up for the Service so we can provide the Services to you and allow us to comply with applicable regulations. Without this information, we are not be able to provide you with the Service.

Transactional information:

Users who engage in financial transactions with Code3Apps, for example to purchase an upgraded membership subscription, are asked to provide additional information in order to complete the transaction, such as a credit card number, billing address and full name. Visitors can always refrain from supplying certain information, but it may prevent them from engaging in certain Code3Apps services which require that information.

Information You Provide to Enhance Your Experience

You can choose to provide us with additional information in order to obtain a better user experience when using the Service. This additional information will be processed with your consent and/or to provide you with services you request. This information includes your survey responses, participation in contests, promotions or other marketing efforts, suggestions for improvements, referrals, or any other actions on the Service.

Information We Get Automatically When You Use the Service

We automatically collect information about you and how you use the Service, like when you create a study set, join a class, or view and interact with your or other users’ content. This information we collect includes:

Device information

Like most website operators, Code3Apps collects information about how users visit our site and the devices they use. We collect device-specific information (such as your hardware model, operating system version, device identifiers like IDFA and UDID, and mobile network information). Code3Apps may associate your device identifiers or other device information with your Code3Apps Account to help us provide consistent services across your devices.

Geolocation information

We do not use your IP address to generate a general approximation of where you are located. We do not request access to or collect location sensor information, such as GPS or Bluetooth beacons, from your mobile device while downloading or using our mobile apps or

Log information

When you use Code3Apps, we automatically collect and store certain information about this activity. This data includes details of how you used our service, like your search queries, clicks and site navigation information, or study activity. It also may include data such as:

  • Browser type

  • Language preference and time zone

  • Referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request

  • Connection information like ISP or mobile operator

  • Internet Protocol (IP) address

  • Log-in and Log-out times

Information We Collect From Other Sources

We do not control, supervise or respond for how the third parties providing your information process your personal data, and any information request regarding the disclosure of your personal information to us should be directed to such third parties.

The information we collect about you from third parties includes:

Facebook Connect and Google Login

You have the option to log in to our site using sign-in services such as Facebook Connect and Google Login. These services authenticate your identity and provide you the option to share certain personal information with us, such as your name, date of birth, and email address, to pre-populate our sign-up form. You may, optionally, choose to provide additional information during the sign-up or linking process, such as a friends list, to enable certain features on Code3Apps.

Other users

Code3Apps may receive information about you from other users. For example, if another user chooses to use our referral service to tell a friend about our website, we may ask that user for their friend’s name and email address so we can send the invites on their behalf. You may contact us at to request that we remove your information from our database.

Other partners and companies

Code3Apps may also receive information about you from other sources, including our partners, service providers or other third parties.

How We Use Your Information

We collect information about you when you use the Service for a variety of reasons in order to support Code3Apps and to enable our team to continue to create engaging experiences for our users.

Providing, Analyzing, Improving and Developing the Service

Code3Apps Service, including providing, maintaining, securing and improving our services, developing new ones, and protecting Code3Apps and our users. We are able to deliver our services, personalize content, and make suggestions for you by using this information to understand how you use and interact with our services. We conduct surveys and research, test features in development, and analyze the information we have to evaluate and improve products and services, develop new products or features, and conduct audits and troubleshooting activities.

Here are some examples of how we use this information:

Providing, maintaining and improving the Service

Account information we collect from you allows us to help you log in, host your content, and use the various study tools we have. It also allows us learn about how you and others use Code3Apps to help create new activities and services, like Code3Apps Live.

Improving, personalizing and facilitating your use of the Service

When you sign up and use a Code3Apps account, we may associate certain information with your new account, such as information about other Code3Apps accounts you had or currently have, and your prior usage of the Service. For example, we use information collected from cookies and other technologies, like pixel tags, to save your language preferences, so we will be able to have our services appear in the language you prefer. We do this in order to ensure that content from the Service is presented in the most effective manner for you.

Measuring, tracking and analyzing trends and usage in connection with your use or the performance of the Service

In order to develop and enhance our products and deliver a consistent, secure and continuous experience, we need gather certain information to analyze usage and performance of the Service. We also use mobile analytics software to pursue our legitimate interests in operating and improving Code3Apps by allowing us to better understand the functionality of our mobile software on your device. This software may record information such as how often you use the application, the events and activities that occur within the application, aggregated usage, performance data, and where the application was downloaded from.

Fulfilling any other purpose disclosed to you in connection with the Service.

Communicating with You About the Service

We also use your account information and information you provide to us to provide you with relevant information about the Service and to assist you in using the Service if required. These communications may include:

Sending you information we think you may find useful or which you have requested from us about our products and services

We may send you information about the parts of Code3Apps you use or that may be relevant to you. While we primarily use our various product blogs to communicate this type of information and we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum, you may object to being contacted for these reasons using your personal contact information using the mechanisms provided in the Code3Apps service or using the information provided below.

Conducting surveys and collecting feedback about the Service

We do this to evaluate the effectiveness of any updates we provide.

Delivering assistance or answering support requests

We send you the information and support you request, including technical notices, security alerts, and other administrative messages to provide assistance for problems you may encounter with the Service or your Code3Apps account.

Protecting the Service and Maintaining a Trusted Environment

We use all categories of information we collect to maintain Code3Apps as a safe and secure platform for all our users, including appropriate enforcement of Code3Apps policies, as well as compliance with the law and applicable regulations. These efforts include:

Preventing fraud, crime and abuse and the security and integrity of the Service

This includes investigating, detecting and preventing or reporting fraud, misrepresentations, security breaches or incidents, other potentially prohibited or illegal activities or to otherwise help protect your account.

Protecting our and third parties’ rights and property and enforcing our Terms of Service or other applicable agreements or policies, including our Community Guidelines and Honor Code.

Verifying your identity

In some cases, we may need to verify your identity in order to protect the security and integrity of the Service and your account.

Complying with any applicable laws or regulations

This includes appropriately responding to lawful requests for information from the government or third parties through legal process.

Contacting you to resolve disputes, collect fees and provide assistance with the Service

Advertising, Analytics and Marketing

In order to support the Code3Apps business and provide our users with relevant information regarding the Service and opportunities presented by partners, Code3Apps may use your personal information for marketing the Service. We may also communicate with you and others about opportunities, products, services, contests, promotions, discounts, incentives, surveys, and rewards offered by us and select partners. We may also displaying relevant advertising to you while using the Service. To learn more about how we display relevant advertising to you, and to exercise choices please read the Choices section below and our Ad and Cookie Policy.

Cookies and Other Similar Technologies

Technologies such as cookies, beacons, tags and scripts are used by Code3Apps and our partners' affiliates, or analytics or service providers, to collect and store data about our users in order to provide the Service in accordance with our agreement with you under the Terms of Service and are an essential technology for allowing Code3Apps to pursue our legitimate interests in operating and improving the Service. Learn more about these tools and how you can control them in our Ad and Cookie Policy.

Information We Combine

We also collect some information from other sources and combine that with information we collect from you. To ensure a proper experience on Code3Apps, we combine information collected across devices, such as computers and mobile devices.

Other Uses

We may process data for any other purpose disclosed to you in connection with the Service from time to time. If we intend to process your personal data for a purpose other than that set out above and which is not compatible with the original processing purpose, we will provide you with relevant information prior to such processing and will obtain your consent where necessary.

How your Information Is Shared Information You Choose to Share on Code3Apps

Certain information about you or activities you perform on Code3Apps may be displayed publicly, for example, information included on your user profile, classes you have joined, high scores you have achieved, or sets you have studied may be visible to others. Whenever possible, we provide you with choices about the privacy of your information on Code3Apps.

How Code3Apps Shares Information

Code3Apps shares your information in the following circumstances:

With your consent

We will share personal information with companies, organizations or individuals outside of Code3Apps when we have your consent to do so.

For external processing

ode3Apps provides personal and non-personal information to our partners, trusted organizations, vendors and other affiliated organizations to process it on our behalf. Some of these contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country. Our providers process data in accordance with our instructions, Privacy Notice and any other appropriate confidentiality, security or other requirements we deem necessary in order to comply with Code3Apps’s obligations. By using Code3Apps, you agree to allow these companies to process your data on our behalf, regardless of where they are located. We regularly update a list of our partners, service providers and subprocessors, which you can view here.

To respond to legal and other requests and to prevent harm

Code3Apps will share all categories of personal information with companies, organizations or individuals outside of Code3Apps if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to:

  • Respond to or meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process or other enforceable governmental request.

  • Enforce our Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations.

  • Detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues.

  • Protect against and prevent harm to the rights, property or safety of Code3Apps, our users or the public as required or permitted by law.

With any successor to all or part of our business

is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our website of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.

For research purposes

From time to time, Code3Apps may release non-personal information in the aggregate or as part of anonymized datasets, for example, by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Your Choices About How We Use Your Information Promotional Communications

You may receive promotional email messages from Code3Apps when you first interact with the Service or by making a request to us. You can opt out of receiving promotional email messages from Code3Apps at the time we collect your information by following the instructions on screen, in those email messages, or by changing your notification settings in your Code3Apps account. Opting out of receiving communications may impact your use of the Services. If you decide to opt out, we will still send you non-promotional communications, such as digital receipts and messages about your account or our ongoing business relations.

Who Can View Information You Post

Comments you post on our blog or in testimonials may be viewable by other users of Code3Apps and the general public and you should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. To request removal of your personal information from these areas, contact us at We provide you the ability to control who can view and modify the content you have created on Code3Apps and to remove information about previous study sessions. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.

Managing Your Account

You remain in control of the information you provide to Code3Apps. You may review, edit or delete any information you submit to us at any time by signing into your Code3Apps account; however, deletion of this information may restrict your ability to effectively use the Service. You may also delete your account at any time. If you delete your account, all the study sets, folders, and classes that you've created will also be also deleted in accordance with our data retention practices. For users with Child Accounts, the parent also retains control of the information the child provides to Code3Apps. Parents may review, edit or delete their child’s account’s content or account at any time by signing into the child’s account. If the parent deletes the account, all the study sets, folders, and classes the child created are also deleted. A parent may request updates or corrections to a Child Account’s registration information by contacting We will respond to these requests within a reasonable timeframe.

EU Resident Rights

Code3Apps processes your personal data only when we have a lawful basis for doing so. For example, some of the information we collect from you we need to enable use to deliver the Services to you and fulfill our agreement under the sometimes we collect and process your data when you have given us consent to do so, sometimes we are required by law and regulations to collect and process this information about you, and, at other times, we consider it to be in our legitimate interest to collect and process this information, taking into consideration your privacy rights. In rare cases we also may be required to process your data to protect your vital interests or for a task in the public good. European users also have several rights under the General Data Protection Regulation in certain circumstances, including the right to access, update and remove your personal data, object to particular processing, or file a complaint with our privacy team or a supervisory authority. You can find out more about Code3Apps’s approach to the GDPR, including how to exercise these rights, here. Note we may need to verify your identity before granting access or otherwise changing or correcting your information.

Privacy Team Contact Information

Code3Apps, Inc.Attention: Privacy team843 Tempted Ways Dr. Longmont, CO 80504

California residents’ rights

If you reside in California and are not a job applicant, employee, or employee of another company interacting with us in your job role, you have the right to request what information we collect, use, and disclose. You also have the right to request that we delete your information. The easiest mechanism is to log in to your account and delete your account using the option available on your Settings page. To make a request through our support team, you can contact us at For requests submitted through our support team, we may need to take additional steps to verify you are the owner of the account, including confirming certain account information and ownership of the email address linked to the account. We will not discriminate against you because you have exercised any of your privacy rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act. You can designate an agent to make a request by having them execute a notarized power of attorney to act on your behalf.

Sales of personal information

Under California law, we are required to tell California residents if we “sell” information as that term is defined by applicable law. “Sell” means to share personal information with a third party for monetary or other valuable consideration. California residents, we do not sell your personal information based on our understanding of that term. We also have disclosure obligations in Nevada. We do not exchange Nevada residents’ personal information for money with anyone so they may license or sell the personal information to additional parties. We do not sell personal information of minors under the age of 16. Nevada residents may opt out of the future sale of their information to a third party so that they may license or sell information by emailing us at:

How Long We Retain Your Information

Code3Apps retains your personal information for as long as your account is active, to fulfill our legitimate business purposes, or to comply with our legal obligations. When these conditions no longer exist, Code3Apps removes that information in accordance with our standard deletion processes. Code3Apps may retain and use non-personal information, including information which has been de-identified, aggregated, or anonymized, indefinitely. We retain records of support tickets and other communications between Code3Apps and our users, for example support emails, survey responses, feedback submissions, or comments on our blogs or other posts, indefinitely in order to better manage our support processes, maintaining accurate business records, and identifying other trends. We reserve the right to publish these communications in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users.

How We Secure Your Information

How We Secure Your Information

The security of your personal information is important to us. Code3Apps takes measures reasonably designed to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of personal information. We use our best efforts to follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. For example, our website and apps are designed to be protected by HTTPS encryption. When you enter credit card information on our order forms, that information is intended to be encrypted and is designed protected by our third-party payment providers. However, the Internet is not 100% secure. We cannot promise that your use of our sites will be completely safe. We encourage you to use caution when using the Internet. If you have any questions about security on our website, you can contact us at

Changes to This Notice

Code3Apps reserves the right to modify this Privacy Notice at any time, so please review it frequently. If we materially change how we use your personal information, we will notify, by email, and/or by means of a notice on our website prior to the change becoming effective. If you disagree with these changes, you can delete your account at any time and/or stop using the Service. Your continued use of the Service constitutes your acceptance of any changes to this Privacy Notice. If we make material changes to how we collect and use personal information from children under the age of consent, we will notify parents by email and, when appropriate, obtain additional parental consent for the new uses of the child's personal information.

Contact Us

If you have questions or wish to send us comments about this Privacy Notice, please contact us at or write us: Code3Apps, Inc.Attention: Privacy team843 Tempted Ways Dr. Longmont, CO 80504