Last updated: March 9, 2018
Table of Contents
- 1. Information We Collect
- 2. How We Use Your Information
- 3. How We Use Your Information
- 4. Your California Privacy Rights
- 5. Information Security
- 6. Inquiries or Complaints
- 7. Links to Other Sites
- 8. Contact Us; Removal
- 9. Updates
1. Information We Collect
We collect your information as follows:
1.1 Information that You Provide Us. We collect any information you enter on our website or through your use of our services or that you otherwise provide us (via chat, telephone calls, emails, online forms, etc.). This information may include identifying information such as your name, address, phone number, email address and information on services ordered. We may also collect other information from you, such as essays, scholastic information, and information regarding your education and interests, and we may also take your photograph or a video of you. We may ask you to provide your credit card or other financial account information to enable us to charge your account when you purchase products or services from us.
1.2 Information that is Collected Automatically. We automatically collect certain types of information when you interact with us or visit our website. This information may include but is not limited to IP address, location, email address, hardware settings, the browser you used to visit our site, system crashes, time and duration of your connection, run time information about the state of your virtual machine for example: uptime, CPU, network and disk utilization (R/W), etc.
1.4 Information We May Obtain from Third Party Partners and Social Media. We may receive information, including personal data, about you from Third Party Partners or social media. We may add information provided to us about you from our Third Party Partners or social media to information that we have already collected from you.
“Third Party Partners” means third parties, including without limitation scholarship sponsors, scholarship providers, tutoring and essay writers, providers of college placement services, providers of student loans, and data resellers with whom we may receive or share information.
1.5 Opting-Out. You can decide at any time to not provide us with any further information about yourself by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, putting “Close Account” in the subject line, and closing your account with us and ceasing to visit our website.
1.6 Information About Children. Our website and products and services are not directed to children under the age of 16 years. We will not request personal data from anyone whom we know to be under the age of 16. By using our website and products and services, you represent and warrant that you are at least 16 years old. If we become aware that a person who has registered on the website or purchased our products and services is under the age of 16, we will cancel their account and remove their personal data from our systems.
2. How We Use Your Information
2.2 Unsubscribing. You may choose at any time to unsubscribe from receiving our mail and email notifications and our newsletters by sending us an email to email@example.com, and from our notifications by land line, mobile phone, cellular phone or text message (including internet-to-phone text message), by revoking your consent through any reasonable means at any time.
3. Disclosure of Your Information
We may be compensated for information, including personal data, that is disclosed to Third Party Partners or other third parties.
3.3 Third-Party Opting Out. If we have already disclosed your information to any third party, you will need to be in direct contact with that third party in connection with your concern, question, request or demand in connection with such third party’s use or disclosure of your personal information.
If you do not want to have your personal information shared with third parties to promote their products or services, you can opt out by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include in the email subject line “Sharing Opt Out” and your name in the body of the message.
3.4 Do Not Track Disclosure. Some internet browsers have a “do not track” feature that lets you tell websites that you do not want to have your online activities tracked. Our website is not currently programmed to respond to such signals.
4. Your California Privacy Rights
Under California law, a California resident with whom we have an established relationship has the right to request certain information with respect to any personal information we may have shared with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Alternatively, we may provide a cost-free means to opt out of such sharing.
We have decided to provide you with a cost-free means to opt out of such sharing. If you do not want us to disclose your personal information other companies for their marketing purposes, please follow the opt-out procedures set forth in Section 3.3.
5. Information Security
We implement commercially reasonable industry-standard security measures designed to prevent the loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction of your information, including encryption, firewalls, and access controls.
We work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software.
6. Inquiries or Complaints
7. Links to Other Sites
Our website contains links to external websites and social media services such as Facebook and Twitter. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such third party websites and services. We encourage you to review their privacy policies before submitting your information.
8. Contact Us; Removal
If you are a minor, you may request that we remove any content you have posted from our website, products services by writing us at email@example.com.
Please note that any removal process does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of the content or information, and, unless removal is otherwise required by applicable law, content or information related to your acceptance of a scholarship will not be subject to removal.