Terms of Service

The Graph Courses Data Usage Policy


We are committed to ensuring transparency in data use and protecting your right to privacy. The Graph Courses provides a comprehensive platform for health professionals, focusing on modern data science training related to public health. Powered by partners such as the University of Geneva and the World Health Organization, we aim to strengthen infectious disease responses through top-tier data analysis education. By accessing and using our platform, you agree to the terms outlined in this policy. We encourage you to read through it in its entirety.

Information We Collect

  1. Directly Provided Information
    • During registration or profile creation, we may request details like your name, email address, professional background, affiliation, country of residence, language preference, and specific areas of interest or expertise.
    • When engaging with our interactive online features, any data you input might be recorded, albeit encrypted for safety.
  2. Indirectly Provided Information
    • With your consent, we might extract certain information from your existing profile or from external platforms like LinkedIn to streamline your registration process.
  3. Automatically Collected Information
    • Upon granting permission, we may track your interactions on our platform. This includes courses you enroll in, content you engage with, or any events you show interest in. This aids us in customizing your learning experience.

Use of Your Information

Your data enables us to:

  • Personalize course recommendations and tailor your learning path.
  • Suggest relevant connections or study groups based on your interests.
  • Continually assess and enhance our platform’s effectiveness and user experience.

Data Security

Protecting our users’ data is of utmost priority. We implement stringent safeguards to guard against data breaches, unauthorized access, or misuse. All user data is securely stored on the University of Geneva’s servers located in Switzerland.

User-Generated Content (UGC)

Our platform showcases user-generated content which might be accessible to a subset or all users. This can include profile details, forum posts, or comments. Upon registration, we require users to accept our terms of use, which cover the guidelines for UGC. We’ve integrated a feature that allows for the reporting and blocking of inappropriate content or users.

Objectionable Content

We do not tolerate content that:

  • Promotes hate or discrimination against any group.
  • Glorifies violence or harm to individuals or animals.
  • Shares sexually explicit material or promotes illegal activities.
  • Spreads false information or misquotes texts.
  • Contains any other form of inappropriate or offensive material.

Third-Party Links

Our platform may occasionally include links to external websites or services not operated by us. We are not responsible for the content or data policies of these third-party platforms. Always review their individual privacy policies before sharing personal information.

Data Retention

Given our platform’s goal to nurture a growing community of health data professionals, we might retain your data to provide continuous access to our resources. However, you can opt to leave our platform, upon which we will promptly delete your data.

Policy Updates

This Data Usage Policy might undergo changes over time. We will notify users of any significant amendments and keep the updated policy accessible. Continued use of our platform post any changes signifies your acceptance of the updated terms.

Thank you for being a valued member of The Graph Courses community. Your trust is important to us, and we strive to maintain it through transparency and responsibility.