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Privacy Policy

INTRODUCTION

Nothing is more important to us than protecting the privacy of our clients. Our Privacy Policy tells you how we collect information from you, what we disclose, as well as how we use and maintain it. By providing personal information to schoolportfolioconnect.com via the Website or otherwise, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information as set out below.

APPLICATION

In this Privacy Policy, the term “Website” has the meaning set out in the Terms of Service. Use of the Website is subject to schoolportfolioconnect.com Terms of Service outlined here. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into the Website Terms of Service, and should therefore be read with the Terms of Service to fully understand the rights and obligations of each party.

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

BY USING THE WEBSITE OR BY OTHERWISE PROVIDING schoolportfolioconnect.com YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS PRIVACY POLICY. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE BOUND BY THE PRIVACY POLICY, DO NOT PROVIDE ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION TO SCHOOLPORTFOLIOCONNECT.COM WHETHER VIA THE WEBSITE OR OTHERWISE.

INFORMATION COLLECTED ABOUT YOU

schoolportfolioconnect.com collects personal information through a variety of methods, including via the Website, over the phone, direct mail or otherwise. In all instances, however, such collection shall be completely voluntary and at your discretion. It is always your choice whether or not to provide schoolportfolioconnect.com your personal information.

There are four types of information that schoolportfolioconnect.com collects about you:

1. Personal Registration Information We collect the contact information you supply when you register or sign up for schoolportfolioconnect.com site features, including but not limited to your name, address, phone, e-mail address, high school grad year and the user name and password you select. This information, which we refer to as “Personal Registration Information”, may be edited by you at any time by signing in and editing your profile. If you do not wish to modify your personal information over the Internet, you may contact customer service and we will call you and arrange to have your information changed over the phone.

2. Limited Access Information We collect information additional information such as questions you pose to the portfolio owners, programs you may be interested in, as well as appointments you set with the schools. We use this information to be able to provide you with better, more enhanced services. Specifically, we use this additional information with our proprietary search software with the goal of increasing the opportunities to match your profile with others. This information, which we refer to as Limited Access Information, is accessible only to you and the people who you give permission to access this information.

3. Publicly Posted Information We collect the information you post or want to be publicly viewable, such as your online portfolio on the Website or your job posting. We refer to this information as Publicly Posted Information, and it is accessible by anyone with Internet access.

4. Cookies and Tracking Information schoolportfolioconnect.com uses “cookies” to personalize your experience on our Website. Cookies are small data files that contain information about you, that are stored on your hard drive when you visit certain websites. Many popular websites use cookies to store your preferences on a particular site. Cookies collect information such as your browser type, time and length of your visit. Our use of your personal information largely depends on the use of cookies. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent. Note that if you refuse cookies, you may be unable to use certain services in the Website.

YOUR RIGHT TO OPT-OUT

Your personal information will be used only to, among other reasons, provide you the services you have requested, improve the content on our website, help us serve your needs and requests better, and generally support your use of the website. Without limiting the foregoing, personal information collected on the Website or through other voluntary means may be used by schoolportfolioconnect.com, as set forth below:

schoolportfolioconnect.com will not sell or otherwise transfer your personal information to unaffiliated third parties other than in accordance with this Privacy Policy or Terms of Service. If you do not want the information you provide to schoolportfolioconnect.com used in the above noted manner, you can indicate this preference to our customer service representatives at customer service. Please note, however, depending on what you wish to opt-out from, may impact on our ability to provide you the services you are requesting.

schoolportfolioconnect.com reserves the right to provide aggregate data to third parties for statistical analysis. Such data will not be linked to any particular individuals. In addition we also reserve the right to disclose your personal information if such disclosure is persuant to a legal proceeding or is required by law.

We will only keep your personal information for as long as it remains necessary or relevant for the purposed stated above or as otherwise required by law.

ADVERTISERS

From time to time, we conduct statistical analyses of the collective behaviour and characteristics of our users to measure interest in and use of schoolportfolioconnect.com services. We sometimes provide our advertisers with this statistical information, such as the number of users that have been exposed to or clicked on their advertising banners. However, we only provide aggregated data from these analyses to third parties, we do not provide personal data characteristics such as your name, address or phone number or any other information, which can identify you as an individual.

schoolportfolioconnect.com permits third parties to offer their services to visitors of our Website through advertisements. schoolportfolioconnect.com is not responsible for the actions or policies of our advertisers or other third parties; therefore, we recommend that you verify the applicable privacy practices of any other website or third party before you provide them with your personal information.

Outside companies advertise with schoolportfolioconnect.com using banner advertisements and other placements. When you click on these ads to visit an advertiser's website, you may be given a cookie. While we use cookies in other parts of our Website (this use is described in more detail above), only the companies advertising on our Website collect the cookies you may receive with the banner ads. We do not have access to or control over our advertisers' cookies or data collection practices.

SECURITY

Your Personal Registration Information -- the information you supply when you register or sign up for one of schoolportfolioconnect.com services -- is password-protected so that only you and schoolportfolioconnect.com have access to this information. Your Limited Access Information is accessible only to you and the people who you give permission to access. Your Publicly Posted Information is available to anyone with Internet access. Your Cookie and Tracking Information is used by us for internal purposes only to provide you with personalized service.

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, schoolportfolioconnect.com cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us through our Website or that you download from our online products or services on our Website, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure its security on our systems. Your personal information resides on a secure server that only authorized schoolportfolioconnect.com personnel and authorized contractors have access to via password.

CHANGING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

At your request, schoolportfolioconnect.com will provide you with access to the personal information we may have on file about you and to allow you to update and/or correct personal information to the extent such information is inaccurate.

To notify us of changes to your personal information, to request that information about you is deleted or deactivated from our records, or to withdraw your consent for the collection and/or use of your personal information please e-mail us at customer service.

MODIFICATIONS TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

schoolportfolioconnect.com reserves the right to make changes, modifications, additions or deletions to this Privacy Policy at any time. schoolportfolioconnect.com will make reasonable efforts to notify you of such modifications by email to the address listed by the registered user, posting a notice that modifications have been made on the top or this page or on the Website home page, or other means that schoolportfolioconnect.com believes is reasonable in the circumstances. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to maintain a valid e-mail address as a registered user and to review this Privacy Policy periodically to be aware of any modifications. Your continued use of schoolportfolioconnect.com after such modifications constitutes your acknowledgement of the modified Privacy Policy, and agreement to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

CONTACTING SCHOOLPORTFOLIOCONNECT.COM RELATED TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

If you have any questions, comments, concerns or require more information about this Privacy Policy or the personal information practices of schoolportfolioconnect.com, please direct your inquiry to our customer service department at customer service.