2. Information Collected by Us
We collect information from you when you interact with the Site or when you create an account (“Account”) for interacting with the Site. Such information includes “Personal Information” and “Non-Identifying Information”. Personal Information means information about you that specifically identifies you or, when combined with other information we have, can be used to identify you, including, but not limited to contact information such as your e-mail address, phone number, address, transaction information, academic information and transcripts, and financial information. Non-Identifying Information means information that alone cannot identify you, including data from cookies, pixel tags and web beacons (tiny graphic images placed on website pages or in emails that allows us determine whether you have performed specific actions), and device data (information concerning a device you use to access, use, or interact with the Site, such as operating system type or mobile device model, browser type, domain, and other system settings, the language your system uses and the country and time zone of your device, geo-location, unique device identifier or other device identifier, mobile phone carrier identification, and device software platform and firmware information).
Web Beacons: We may also use web beacons to collect general information about your use of our Site and your use of special promotions or newsletters. The information we collect by web beacons allows us to statistically monitor the number of people that open our emails. Our web beacons are not used to track your activity outside of our Site. We do not link Non-Identifying Information from web beacons to Personal Information without your permission.
Automatic Information: We automatically receive information from your web browser or mobile device. This information includes the name of the website from which you entered our Site, if any, as well as the name of the website you visit when you leave our Site. This information also includes the IP address of your computer/proxy server that you use to access the Internet, your Internet Website provider name, web browser type, type of mobile device, and computer operating system. We use all of this information to analyze trends among our users to help improve our Site
3. Your Choices
Commercial E-mails – You may choose not to receive commercial e-mails from us by following the instructions contained in any of the commercial e-mails we send or by logging into your Account and adjusting your e-mail preferences. Even if you unsubscribe from commercial email messages, we may still e-mail you non-commercial e-mails related to your Account and your transactions on the Site.
Cookies and Tracking – You may manage how your browser handles cookies by adjusting its privacy and security settings. Browsers are different, so refer to instructions related to your browser to learn about cookie-related and other privacy and security settings that may be available.
Device Data – You may manage how your mobile device and mobile browser share certain device data with us, as well as how your mobile browser handles cookies by adjusting the privacy and security settings on your mobile device.
Do Not Track Settings – Some web browsers have settings that enable you to request that our Site does not track your movement within our Site. Our Site does not obey such settings when transmitted to and detected by our Site. You can turn off tracking features and other security settings in your browser by visiting the following links:
4. How We Use Information
We may also share aggregated anonymous information about visitors to our Site with our clients, vendors, partners and other third parties. We may also aggregate on an anonymous basis data regarding academic qualifications, schooling, age, experience level or other information which may be made available to our clients, vendors, partners, and other third parties.
5. When and Why We Disclose Information
We may share your Personal Information and Non-Identifying Information as required or permitted by law: (i) with our vendors who provide services to us and who are required to protect the Personal Information; (ii) to facilitate a direct relationship with you or between you and other users of the Site; (iii) to enable electronic communications with you as part of the fulfillment of a request, purchase, a sponsored reward, offer, contest, program, or other activity in which you have elected to participate; (iv) to comply with legal orders and government requests, or as needed to support auditing, compliance, and corporate governance functions; (v) to combat fraud or criminal activity, and to protect our rights or those of our affiliates, other users of the Site, or as part of legal proceedings affecting us; (vi) in response to a subpoena, or similar legal process, including to law enforcement agencies, regulators, and courts in the United States and other countries where we operate; (vii) with our partners, vendors, clients, and other third parties to provide you with services you have requested; or (viii) with your consent.
6. Security of Personal Information
We have implemented an information security program that contains administrative, technical and physical controls that are designed to reasonably safeguard Personal Information. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
7. Accessing and Correcting Personal Information
You can access, update and delete the information you provide to us by managing this information through your Account or sending us an email here. If you want to deactivate your Account or have other questions or requests, please contact us. While we are ready to assist you in managing your Account, we cannot always delete records of past interactions and transactions. You may delete your Account and remove your Personal Information, but others who gained access to such information as a result of your interaction with them or your use of the services and goods available via our Site may have retained copies for their files or databases. We will retain your Personal Information for as long as your Account is active, as needed to provide you services, or as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce the agreements we have entered.
8. Social Community Areas
9. Privacy Practices of Third Parties
10. Notice to Residents of Countries Outside of the United States of America
11. Children’s Privacy
The Site is designed and intended for adults. By using the Site, you represent that you are at least 18 years old and understand that you must be at least 18 years old in order to create an Account and use the Site. We will promptly delete information associated with any Account if it obtains actual knowledge such Account is associated with a registered user who is not at least 18 years old.
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