Road to Decode® Website Privacy Policy

Effective date: April 11, 2024


Your privacy is very important to us.


Our Privacy Policy spells out our commitment to respecting the privacy of visitors to our website and student library portal (collectively “Website”). We are very careful with what we do with your information.


This Website is owned and operated by Lyndsey Kuster LLC (“Company,” “we”, “our”). By accessing or using this Website, you agree to this Privacy Policy.


If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Website.


This Privacy Policy describes how we collect and use the personal information you provide to us on our Website. It also applies to information we collect on this Website, as well as in email, text, and other electronic messages between you and this Website. It does not apply to information collected by us offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by Company or any third party.


We may update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes to our information practices. We encourage you to periodically review this policy for the latest information on our privacy practices.


1. Collection and Use of Personal Information

Only parents and schools that have obtained licenses and provided consent on behalf of students can create student accounts. If you believe that a student’s school, district, or teacher has not required parental consent prior to our collection of any personal information, contact us at [email protected].

It is at each School’s discretion whether they edit their students' accounts in the Website and what information they add to the students’ accounts. At no point is a student requested to add any personal information into the Website.


Company may collect the following information:



To ensure proper use of the Website, we automatically gather information about your computer such as your IP address, time and date of visit, browser type, referring/exit pages and operating system.

To ensure proper use of the Website, we collect the following personal information from you:

  • IP address
  • Time and date of visit
  • Browser and operating system information
  • Referring/exit pages


We may log this information for system administration, order verification, internal marketing, and system troubleshooting purposes. We may also use this information:

  • To present our Website and its contents to you
  • To provide you with information, products, or services
  • To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it
  • To notify you about changes to our Website


User Accounts

To provide a user account, we collect the following information from you:

  • Contact Information such as username, password, name, email address, grade level, gender, phone number, country of residence, school name, zip code, student ID number, student classroom roster information, demographic information, learning level and performance data, as applicable a student’s parent or guardian's name and email address, content such as lesson plans and notes.

This information is solely for the use and benefit of the learning environment.


2. Mobile Services


We may also collect non-personal information from your mobile device if you access the Website from your phone. Examples of information that may be collected and used include your geographic location, how you use the mobile site, and type of device.


3. Email Communications


Please note that you cannot opt out of receiving transactional emails related to your account with us.

 4. Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies


We use cookies to ensure proper functionality of the website and for the following purposes:

  • Keeping track of your preferences
  • Operation of the cart and the ordering process
  • Providing a user account
  • Recording the acceptance of the Terms of Use
  • Providing support
  • Tracking website statistics, such as number of visitors, type of operating system and web browser used, time spent on the website, visited subpages, etc.


For this purpose, we may use a third-party website. The use of third-party services involves the implementation of the tracking code provided by the third-party service into our website’s code. This code is based on cookies but may also use other tracking technologies. In this regard, collected information is completely anonymous and does not allow your identification.


You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website.


 5. Information Sharing


We will share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement.

We do not sell your personal information to third parties and we do not authorize the collection of our visitors' personally identifiable information by any third parties for the third parties' use.

We may also disclose your personal information:

  • To contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to provide our services
  • To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of Company’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by Company about our Website users is among the assets transferred
  • To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it
  • To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request
  • To enforce or apply our Policies and other agreements
  • If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Company, our customers, or others

 6. Personal Data


You have the following rights concerning our processing of your personal data:

  1. The right to request access to your personal data as well as its rectification, removal or restriction of processing
  2. The right to object to the processing
  3. The right to transfer data
  4. The right to withdraw consent for the processing of personal data for a specific purpose
  5. The right to bring a complaint to the supervisory authority in connection with the processing of personal data

We may refuse to exercise certain rights from those indicated above in a situation where the implementation of a given right would be in conflict with the legitimate purpose of the data we process. For example, we may refuse to delete personal data specified in your order until the expiration of the limitation period for claim.

The data provided in the account form will be stored in the database until the expiration of the limitation period for claims under the concluded contract.


7. Security


We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee itsabsolute security. In the event of a data breach, you will be notified within 72 hours.

8. A Note About Children


Children under the age of 13 are not eligible to use our Website directly and may only use the Website in conjunction with and under the supervision of a parent, legal guardian, or school.


We do not intentionally gather personal information from children under the age of 13.


If a child under 13 submits personal information to us and we learn that the personal information is the information of a child under 13, we will attempt to delete the information as soon as possible. If you believe that we might have any Personal Data from a child under 13, please contact us at [email protected].


Aggregate tracking information is not installed or utilized on any pages of our Website that are accessible to children under the age of 18.


9. Privacy Laws 


As applicable, the Website is in full compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (“FERPA”) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g), the Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (“PPRA”) (20 U.S.C. §1232h), New York Education Law §2-d, and California Consumer Privacy Act.


The Company is based in the United States. No matter where you are located, you consent to the processing and transferring of your information in and to the U.S. and other countries. The laws of the U.S. and other countries governing data collection and use may not be as comprehensive or protective as the laws of the country where you live.

 10. Contact Information


You can contact us about this Privacy Policy by emailing us at [email protected].