Privacy Policy

Private policy

This statement discloses the privacy practices for the website (the “Site”). By using the Site, you agree to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information as described in this statement. If you do not agree to the terms of this statement, then please do not use the Site.
If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Statement, please contact us.
Collection of Information
Our online and offline registration forms require users to give us contact information, including name and e-mail address. We also collect your telephone number, year in school, and other academic and non-academic information. We use this information to make a data of you.
If you use any of our tell-a-friend features, we ask for your friend’s name and e-mail address. We use this information only to send the communication you requested and to monitor the effectiveness of our tell-a-friend features.
As part of the standard operation of the Site, we may collect certain non-personal information from you, including but not limited to your browser type, operating system, IP address and the domain name from which you accessed the Site. In addition, we may collect information about your browsing behavior, such as the date and time you visit the Site, the areas or pages of the Site that you visit, the amount of time you spend viewing the Site, the number of times you return to the Site and other click-stream data. We do not combine this non-personal information with your personal information.

We use this information to:

(1) provide you with customized content and advertising;

(2) administer the Site, monitor its usage and diagnose problems with it;

(3) remember you when you return to the Site, so that you don’t have to re-submit information and preferences; and

(4) conduct research to improve our content and services. In addition, we use software that uses your IP address to determine roughly where you are located, so that we can deliver advertisements to you, while you are on the Site, based on your location and therefore as relevant to you as possible.
Information Use
We may use the information we collect from and about you for any of the following purposes:

(1) to fulfill your requests for products and services;

(2) to provide you with targeted offers, Site content and advertising on the Site;

(3) to contact you with information and promotional materials and offers from our company as well as from our affiliates, other related companies, educational institutions, marketing partners and other third parties, if you have agreed to receive such communications;

(4) to contact you when necessary;

(5) to review Site and product usage and operations;

(6) to address problems with the Site, our business or our products and services; and

(7) to protect the security or integrity of the Site and our business.
Information Disclosure
In addition to disclosing your information to our partners, with your consent, as described above, we may disclose the information collected from and about you as follows:

(1) to our affiliated companies;

(2) to our service providers, who may use it only on our behalf;

(3) as necessary, if we believe that there has been a violation of our Site Terms of Use or of our rights or the rights of any third party;

(4) to respond to judicial process and provide information to law enforcement agencies or in connection with an investigation on matters related to public safety, as permitted by law, or otherwise as required by law; and

(5) as disclosed to you at the point of collection. In addition, if our company or substantially all of its assets are acquired, your personal information may be one of the transferred assets.
Any personal information or content that you voluntarily upload or submit for posting to a Site (including your name and information in your blogs, a site community, bios, videos and comments) becomes publicly available and can be collected and used by others. It may also be available to third party search engines. It is in violation of the Site’s Terms of Use for you to post any content that requests personally identifiable information.
We may share aggregate, non-personally identifiable information about you with third parties for research and other purposes.
The Site hosts numerous links to other sites, which are provided for your convenience only. We have no control over these linked sites, all of which have their own privacy policies and terms of use. You access them at your own risk. Inclusion of any linked third-party site on the Site does not imply our approval or endorsement of the site.
The Site taken certain physical, electronic, contractual and managerial steps to safeguard and secure your personal information. It is your responsibility to maintain the confidentiality of your Site account information, including your password, and you are responsible for all use of the Site accessed through it. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other actual or suspected breach of Site security.
Changes to this Privacy Statement
We may change this Privacy Statement from time to time. When we do, we will post the change(s) on the Site. If we change the statement in a material way, we will provide appropriate online notice to you.
Contact Us
You can find out contact details on the Contact Us page.