CollegeStats.org’s Information Collection Practices
CollegeStats.org may collect personal contact, demographic, and computer information from you while you use its services. To be more specific, this information may include, but is not limited to, your address, browser you use while on our site, computer operating system, education background, full name, gender, and zip code. The collection of this information, especially in reference to computer information, is a process implemented by most websites.
CollegeStats.org’s Information Usage Practices
The purpose of this information collection is for CollegeStats.org to:
- Make online degree recommendations to its users.
- Send users information to help them with their degree and career aspirations.
- Send users school information they’ve requested.
- Respond to users’ customer service requests as well as questions or concerns.
- Send users informational newsletters
- Send users helpful marketing communications
CollegeStats.org also uses gathered information to improve its business; examples of the activities it uses gathered information for are those relating to research, analysis, and marketing.
For those users who do not wish to participate in our marketing information circulations, you will find unsubscribe instructions within our emails that will help you opt-out of these circulations.
CollegeStats.org’s Information Sharing Practices
CollegeStats.org may provide third party service companies with users’ personal data specifically for CollegeStats.org’s own business activities; these companies are typically contracted by CollegeStats.org and may consist, for example, of a customer service or email service provider.
CollegeStats.org may also provide third party companies with user’s personal information if a or multiple third parties are involved in a merger with, acquisition of, or the sale of CollegeStats.org’s assets. In such situations, it is often lawfully required for businesses to provide third parties with its users’ personal information. Thus to comply with legal procedures and with your prior consent, CollegeStats.org may provide third parties with your personal information when we feel in good faith that doing so is pertinent to securing our rights, your safety, and the safety of others, determining if fraud has taken place, and/or complying with a demand or request made by the government.
Finally, legally you will be making an inquiry to CollegeStats.org when you give it your personal information. In doing so, you grant CollegeStats.org and its marketing and business affiliates the right to contact you. Said parties may also contact you temporarily via telephone despite your participation in any Do Not Call list because your inquiry is a legal omission to Do Not Call stipulations.
Effective date: August 18, 2012