We consider all information captured using Tadpoles to be a private communication between childcare providers and parents. No personal information is shared with any external parties, and communications are only shared with a parent if a provider has explicitly invited the parent to establish communications. All communications are handled via the parent's email address. In order to create an account on tadpoles.com parents are required to validate their email address and only have visibility to information shared to that specific email address.What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. All supplied sensitive information is transmitted between providers and Tadpoles via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and encrypted.Google authentication
For those users who have Gmail accounts, we require that they authenticate through Google. This is for the following security and privacy reasons:
The information collected from childcare providers during our registration process is child’s first name, parent's e-mail address, and birth date. We collect birth dates to validate age-appropriate daily activities reports. We may collect other personal information in order to improve communication between providers and parents.Consent and Licensee Requirements
Tadpoles Licensee “Provider” will provide notice to parents or obtain parental consent to send electronic communication via the Tadpoles program. Provider may collect the parent’s contact information to send the parents electronic communication in regards to child’s activities. Provider will make reasonable efforts, taking into account available technology, to ensure that the parent receives notice of the program.Parent Refusal
At any time parents can request that any personal information be deleted or they be removed from the Tadpoles program. A parent can contact the childcare director or schools department supervisor to change or delete the personal information collected about his or her child.Parent Emails
Tadpoles does track the delivery status of daily report emails to allow a childcare provider to ensure a parent has received a critical piece of information. If you would like to opt out of that delivery status update please notify us at firstname.lastname@example.orgChildren’s Privacy
Tadpoles does not permit children under 14 the ability to access, post publicly or otherwise distribute personal information.
*The term “parent” includes legal guardians.