On CollegeDegrees.com two types of information are collected: submitted information and automatic information.
Submitted information includes opting into any web form submission of personal information such as names, telephone numbers, postal addresses and email addresses, which allow us to pair you with the most appropriate education products or services. We store and share that information with schools and third party organizations so they may contact you with information about schools, educational programs and related services. When you submit information, you are authorizing CollegeDegrees.com and affiliated schools and partners to get a hold of you via phone, text message, email and/or mail, in accordance with and applicable laws, in regards to education or related subjects. If you wish to unsubscribe from any email communication, use the link provided in the email to opt-out, at which time you will be removed from the sender’s email communication.
Automatic information is collected anonymously in a fashion similar to that of most websites. This information allows us to make improvements and create user experiences that are as relevant as possible. Using cookies to collect data such as the operating system, IP address, and browser specifications helps us to optimize CollegeDegrees.com, shape our advertising and marketing campaigns, and maintain a database of analytics. For more information please read the About Cookies section below.
By using CollegeDegrees.com, you both recognize and agree that any information collected can be shared with schools, third parties, and affiliated companies to provide you with information about degrees and educational products or services as well as release collected personal data to any company we employ to complete administrative tasks.
By submitting any personal information to CollegeDegrees.com, you consent to let us and all affiliates, partners, and vendors contact you via text message, phone, email or mail to provide you with information and marketing on educational services and associated products. Moreover, you relinquish any rights afforded to you by the Do No Call requirements set in place by both state and federal governments and provide us an exemption from any other similar laws. You also allow us the lawful right to release your personal information in the case of a subpoena or any other legally required action. This right is only acted upon when CollegeDegrees.com feels it is a necessary act to preserve consumer rights, protect the safety of our users and others, investigate potential fraud, or if CollegeDegrees.com merges with or acquires another company, or if any or all assets are sold to a third party company.
Cookies are bits of data a website provides to your web browser. Typically, this information is analyzed through Google Analytics, a tool created by Google Inc. We use this information to optimize user experience, as well as to help advertisers reach customers interested in their products. Cookies don’t contain personal information. Third-party or advertising cookies track your navigation online and present ads on behalf of their enterprises.
- Collect anonymous demographic information for the purpose of web optimizations.
- Track how well our marketing converts to engagement and increase its success.
- Improve ad relevance and user experience
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