Privacy Policy

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This Privacy Policy is to inform you of how Couch Tutors collects, uses, stores, and shares information from students, tutors, and organizations. This policy applies to anyone who views, browses, accesses or uses Couch Tutors.

This policy covers information collected through the website, email, or telephone communication (collectively known as

Couch Tutors is based and hosted in the United States of America. If you reside in a region where laws governing data collection and use differ from U.S. law, please be aware that any information you provide Couch Tutors may be transferred to, utilized, processed, and stored by Couch Tutors or its affiliates in the U.S.

Providing your organization information is voluntary. By using our services, you accept this privacy policy. Please do not use our services if you do not agree to the terms.

Information We Collect and Why

When you create an account with Couch Tutors, you will provide the following information so we can provide our services:

  • Name

  • Email

  • Phone number

  • City, state, and country

Additional information varies depending on the role of the user:


  • References

  • Resume

  • Languages spoken

  • Desired hourly rate


  • Age

  • Subjects needed


  • Number of students to be tutored

  • Ages of students

  • Subjects needed

In addition to what you submit when creating an account, we also collect any information you send through various means of contact such as email, phone, WhatsApp, or the contact form on our website.

We also automatically gather:

  • Type of browser and device used

  • The time of access

  • Which pages were viewed

  • IP address

  • Geolocation (if enabled on your device)

This information allows us to better understand and enhance the user experience on our website and cannot be linked to an identifiable person unless an account is created.

Payment Information

For students or organizations, if you pay for tutoring with a credit card, we will collect your name, card number, expiration date, and address at the time of purchase.

Tutors will provide their bank details in order for Couch Tutors to provide payments for services.

All financial information except for credit card numbers is stored and encrypted in full compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard. Credit card numbers are not stored.

How Your Information Is Collected & Used

Your information is collected in two ways. Some information is provided by you when creating your account, and other information is collected automatically when using our services.

The information we collect is used to:

  • Provide our services, including tutor matching and internal communication between tutors and students

  • Process transactions

  • Communicate with you concerning the services or any issues related to the services

  • Personalize and improve our services


Third parties may use cookies to collect or receive information from our site and use that information to provide targeted ads. Web browsers allow you to choose whether to accept cookies and delete any that may have already been set. You can adjust your cookie settings in your browser settings.

How We Store Data

Couch Tutors encrypts your sensitive information in our database. We use firewalls and hardware monitoring to protect against any unauthorized access.

Even with these measures in place, we cannot guarantee the security of your data. By using our services, you acknowledge and agree that Couch Tutors makes no such guarantee and that you are using the services at your own risk.

Sharing Your Information

Couch Tutors does not sell your information to third parties.

Your information may be shared with other users, our affiliates, and service providers so our services can function. In order to connect tutors and students, Couch Tutors shares information such as name, age, and details of the tutoring services. Once students have been matched with a tutor, the profiles can be seen by the respective parties.

Disclosing Personal Data

We may preserve, use, or disclose your personal data if we believe:

  • It is necessary to comply with a law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request

  • It will protect the safety of any person

  • It will protect the integrity of our services

  • It addresses fraud, security, or technical issues

  • It will protect our rights or property, or the rights or property of those using our services

Nothing in this privacy policy limits any legal defenses or objections you may have to a third party or a government request to disclose your personal information.

Managing Your Information

To manage or change information associated with your account, you can make these modifications in your account settings.

To turn off location sharing, adjust this in the settings on your device(s). Note, this may impact some of Couch Tutor abilities to provide location-based services.

You can also adjust the cookie settings on your browser settings.

Account Deletion

You have complete autonomy to delete your account at any time. Some information may be retained in our database after your account is deleted for our own records.

California Residents

The California Consumer Privacy Act provides residents of California with additional rights. These include:

  • The Right to Know what data we have collected about you over the past 12 months. This includes what personal information has been collected, where the information came from, the purpose of collecting the information, and any third parties we have shared the information with.

  • The Right to Delete any personal information we have collected.

  • The Right to Not Be Discriminated Against for exercising any of the above rights.

To exercise your rights, request access to your information, or delete your information, contact us.

Children Under 13

In compliance with the Children Online Privacy Act (COPPA), Couch Tutors does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13.

Children under the age of 13 are not allowed to provide personal contact or identifiable information to Couch Tutors. Parents and legal guardians of children under 13 should provide their information on accounts. If personal information has been mistakenly uploaded, please contact us so we can remove the information.


Couch Tutors may occasionally send email communications regarding new services or features. If you want to unsubscribe from these communications, you can do so at the bottom of the email. You will still receive emails about the status of your account or any notices from us as required by law. You cannot opt out of these emails.

Business Transfers

In the event we are involved in a merger or acquisition, reorganization, sale of assets, or bankruptcy, your personal data may be sold or transferred as part of the transaction. This policy will still apply to your personal data when transferred to the new entity.

Changes to Privacy Policy

Couch Tutors can change this Privacy Policy at any time. We will post the new policy here and indicate the changes at the top of the policy. In order to stay up to date on our Privacy Policy, we recommend reviewing this page frequently.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this policy, please contact us.


Phone or WhatsApp: 815-246-3506

Through our site: [link to contact us page]