Last Updated: 8/12/11
College DOT Com, LLC ,
14 Vervalen Street
Closter, NJ 07624
We do not obtain any personal information about you unless you choose to share it. When feasible, we do automatically collect your IP address. We also automatically collect and store statistics and other information about you and your online activities both on an aggregated, non-personally identifiable basis and in a manner that may allow us to associate such information with other personally identifiable information about you and your activities on our site in order to pass along your request for information to the school(s) you requested.
We gather personally identifiable information that you expressly provide when you enter information into a form on our Web site, including, without limitation, your name, mailing address, e-mail address, and other unique personal identifiers (e.g., date of birth) ("Personal Information"). If you choose not to provide the requested Personal Information, we may not be able to offer you personalized services that require such information.
We collect Personal Information about you to (a) provide products, programs, and services that you have requested; (b) operate and improve the features, offerings, and content presented to you by us and our affiliated companies, successors, and assigns; (c) personalize the content and advertisements provided to you; (d) communicate with you and respond to your inquiries; (e) conduct research about your use of the features, offerings, and content from us, or our parent or sister companies and partners through voluntary surveys; (f) provide product improvement; (g) "pre-populate" forms; (h) provide you with advertising targeted to your preferences; and (i) help offer you other products, programs, or services that may be of interest to you. We also collect anonymous information, which includes any information that is not tied to your Personal Information, such as your IP address ("Anonymous Information"). You are not required to register on our Web site in order for us to collect Anonymous Information about you.
In addition to the Personal Information that you provide to us, we may use third-party advertising companies to serve and track advertisements appearing on our Web site. Such third-party companies may employ cookies and action tags to measure advertising effectiveness. We have no access or control of these third party cookies. To learn more about "cookies," please see the section below titled "Cookies and Other Tracking Methods."
If you use a bulletin board or blog on this site, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums.
Once your information is collected, it is then forwarded to the school(s) that you requested information from. Once the school(s) receive your information, an admissions representative will contact you via postal mail, email, or by phone to help fulfill your request.
We use your Information to administer our business activities, provide customer services such as technical support, distribute information about changes to our site, and send you, and enable others to send you, information about products and services that may be of interest to you and to contact you or use your Information for any other marketing purpose. We send communications to you ourselves, and through affiliated companies for any marketing purpose by email, phone, text message, U.S. mail or any other means of communication.
We do not sell your personally identifiable information to third parties or mass marketers except as described in this privacy statement. However, on particular pages where we ask for your personally identifiable information, we may explicitly tell you that the data we are collecting on that page will be provided to third parties, in which case those disclosures shall override anything to the contrary in this policy. We would also have the right to sell this information as part of a sale of all or substantially all of our assets.
In some situations, we provide your personally identifiable information to third-party service providers to enhance or expand the functionality available to you as a user of the Site, but this will only be done when you specifically ask us to by responding to a survey. These third parties will not use your personally identifiable information for their own marketing purposes.
In some cases, we use your personally identifiable information to provide information to you, such as to send newsletters and email that you request, or to personalize the site in accordance with your requests. We will provide you with directions in all emails and newsletters on how to be removed from our newsletter list.
Additionally, a representative from College DOT Com, LLC may use your personally identifiable information that you provided to subsequently contact you by telephone in order to obtain your feedback on the quality of the follow-up you received and/or discuss additional education related opportunities even if you have registered your telephone number with the National Do Not Call list. Participation in the survey is strictly voluntary. Please tell the representative if you wish to opt-out of participating in such surveys in the future. E-mail and web-based surveys will include instructions for opting out of future customer support surveys. All calls are recorded for quality control and monitoring purposes only. No calls will be shared with any outside entity.
If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter(s), we will use your name and email address to send the newsletter to you. Out of respect for your privacy, we provide you a way to unsubscribe. Please see the "Choice and Opt-out" section.
We collect information on our Web site including name, company name, email address, address, and phone number when you request information about the Affiliate program. We will contact you via email or telephone to discuss joining the program. You may not opt-out of receiving the requested information when joining, but you may opt-out of any further emails by contacting us by phone at (201) 297-7424, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by following the unsubscribe instructions included in each promotional email.
We will send you strictly service-related announcements on rare occasions when it is necessary to do so. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance, we might send you an email. Generally, you may not opt-out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your account. [You may opt-out of these communications. Please see "Choice and Opt-out."]
Generally, you may not opt-out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your account. [You may opt-out of these communications. Please see "Choice and Opt-out."]
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.
We provide you the opportunity to 'opt-out' of having your personally identifiable information used for certain purposes, when we ask for this information. For if you request information from a school(s) but do not wish to receive any additional marketing material from us, you can indicate your preference on our request for information form(s).
If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter and promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication or by emailing us at email@example.com .We offer an opportunity to opt-out of certain communications on our promotional communications, or you may contact us by phone at (201) 297-7424, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by postal mail at College DOT Com LLC , Compliance Department, 14 Vervalen Street, Closter, NJ 07624.
You will be notified when your personal information is collected by any third party that is not our agent/service provider, so you can make an informed choice as to whether or not to share your information with that party.
As is true of most Web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data.
We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users' movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.
We do not link this automatically-collected data to personally identifiable information.
This Web site may contain links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by College DOT Com, LLC. Please be aware that we, College DOT Com, LLC, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. When you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this Web site.
If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may resubmit your information request.
We do not accept personally identifiable information online from children under the age of thirteen (13) and we do not knowingly accept personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen (13). If you are under 13 please do not use our Web site. If we discover a minor under thirteen (13) has submitted information to our Web site, we will delete this information as soon as possible.
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can send email us at email@example.com
Information on this Web site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Information may be changed or updated without notice. We may also make improvements and/or changes in the products and/or the services described in this information at any time without notice.
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page. College DOT Com, LLC , Compliance Department, 14 Vervalen Street, Closter, NJ 07624, 201-297-7424, firstname.lastname@example.org