Effective Date: October 6, 2012
We take your privacy very seriously and follow a strict no spam tolerance policy.
Collegeselectionstrategy.com ANTI-SPAM Policy
Every email we send from our auto-responder “Mail Chimp” contains a mandatory unsubscribed link. When you unsubscribe you will not be contacted again unless you were to opt-in again.
From time to time, we may use / change email clients / contact management systems with email outbound and inbound abilities. Simply put, we do not spam.
When you subscribe you will be required to confirm your subscription with a link that we email to your email address that you provided on the opt-in form. We follow best practices for email permission based communication with our subscribers.
When you subscribe to or purchase from our ePrep partner (we are an affiliate), you grant us the right to contact you and follow up with you to make sure that your experience was satisfactory and/or to answer any questions that you might have through your experience with ePrep’s website, practice test modules, or any other related experiences you might have with ePrep.
Sharing and Usage
We will never share, sell, or rent individual personal information with anyone without your advance permission or unless ordered by a court of law. Information submitted to us is only available to employees managing this information for purposes of contacting you or sending you e-mails based on your request for information.
College Selection Strategy automatically sends all new subscribers an email confirming their interest in receiving emails from us. Additionally, if you become a subscriber, change your mind or your interests and you unsubscribe, College Selection Strategy automatically sends an email confirmation.
Every email generated from College Selection Strategy contains an unsubscribe link which automatically updates our subscriber lists to avoid the chance of sending unwanted emails to visitors who have unsubscribed.
How we collect and store information depends on the page you are visiting, the activities in which you elect to participate and the services provided. For example, you may be asked to provide information when you register for access to certain portions of our site or request certain features, such as newsletters or when you make a purchase. You may provide information when you participate in sweepstakes and contests, message boards and chat rooms, and other interactive areas of our site. Like most Web sites, we collect information automatically and through the use of electronic tools that may be transparent to our visitors. For example, we may log the name of your Internet Service Provider or use cookie technology to recognize you and hold information from your visit. Among other things, the cookie may store your user name and password so you don’t have to enter it each time you visit where a user name and password are required.
We collect information to enhance your visit and deliver more individualized content and advertising. We respect your privacy and do not share your information with anyone.
The use of aggregated information that does not personally identify you may be used to enhance our services, site usability, and study visitor usage patterns. This is not identifiable personal information.
In the event collegeselection.com goes through a business transition, such as a merger, being acquired by another company, or selling a portion of its assets, users’ personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred. Users will be notified via email or prominent notice on our Web site for 30 days prior to a change of ownership or control of their personal information. If as a result of the business transition, the users’ personally identifiable information will be used in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection they will be given choice consistent with our notification of changes section.
Affiliated Sites, Outbound Links
We expect our partners, advertisers and affiliates to respect the privacy of our users. Be aware, however, that third parties, including our partners, advertisers, affiliates and other content providers accessible through our site, may have their own privacy and data collection policies and practices. We are not responsible for the actions or policies of such third parties. You should check the applicable privacy policies of those third parties when providing information on a feature or page operated by a third party.
Furthermore, we do not control the use of technology by third parties or the resulting information, and are not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties.
You should also be aware that if you voluntarily disclose Personally Identifiable Information on message boards or in chat areas, that information can be viewed publicly and can be collected and used by third parties without our knowledge and may result in unsolicited messages from other individuals or third parties. Such activities are beyond the control of collegeselectionstrategy.comand this policy.
Privacy Statement Toward Children Under The Age of Thirteen
Collegeselectionstrategy.com and its content/offerings are not directed to children under the age of thirteen. Should we become aware of any personal identification information from children under the age of thirteen we will remove it.
We do NOT knowingly allow children under the age of thirteen to publicly post or otherwise distribute personally identifiable contact information through the collegeselectionstrategy.com.
Changes to this Policy
We reserve the right to change this policy at any time. Please check this page periodically for changes. Continued use of our site following the posting of changes to these terms means that you accept such changes.
Information that we have prior to such changes will be used according to the rules that applied at the time the information was collected.
Law of Governance State of Texas
This policy and your use of collegeselectionstrategy.com are governed by Texas state law.
Should a dispute arise we first agree to resolve the matter through mediation where we agree upon a mediator in the state of Texas, Tarrant County. Cost and fees associated with such mediation shall be shared equally by both of us.
Should mediation fail, we agree to resolve the dispute in binding arbitration at the following location: Keller, Texas, under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and any judgment thereby awarded may be entered in any court with proper jurisdiction.
The policies outlined herein do not create nor are they intended to create any contractual relation with any party or on behalf of any party, nor do they establish any legal rights on behalf of any party.