This privacy statement serves to inform OnlineDegrees.org’s users about our information procedures in regard to how we collect, use, and distribute users’ personal information.
Notice of Privacy Statement Changes
The Collection of Personal Information
OnlineDegrees.org may collect certain personal information from you while you use our website and service. We may collect your name, email address, telephone number, and other contact information. We may also collect your gender, interests, education background, and other demographic information. Finally, we may collect your browser type, the operating system you use, your IP address, and other information pertaining to your computer; this is a prominent practice among the majority of websites.
The Use of Personal Information
Information collected by OnlineDegrees.org is used for the purposes of:
- Recommending the right online college degree for you
- Providing you with information to aid you in your future career and obtaining a quality online education
- Sending you marketing communications, newsletters, and requested school information
- Responding to your questions, concerns, and customer service requests
- Improving OnlineDegrees.org’s web and marketing efforts
- Assessing the needs of OnlineDegrees.org
- Researching and analyzing that which relates to OnlineDegrees.org
The Distribution of Personal Information
This privacy statement serves to describe the ways in which we will share your personal information with third party companies, and our sharing activities will be consistent with said statement. OnlineDegrees.org will never sell users’ personal information to third parties for their marketing efforts.
By submitting your personal information to OnlineDegrees.org, you are effectively requesting our services. As such, you are formally allowing us and our business and marketing affiliates to contact you. You are also formally giving consent for our third party affiliates to contact you by telephone for a limited time, regardless of whether you participate in a state or federal Do Not Call list; a request as described above legally serves as an exception to all Do Not Call lists’ requirements.
There exist two circumstances in which OnlineDegrees.org may distribute your personal information to a third party. First, when it is relevant to distribute such information to those third parties from which we contract services for our business’ undertakings. For instance, this may include customer or email delivery service providers. Second, if OnlineDegrees.org is ever involved in a third party asset merger, acquisition, or sale of any proportion. Such business activities entail legal obligations. Thus with users’ permission, OnlineDegrees.org may distribute users’ personal information to a third party to obey a given legal process when we, in good faith, hold that doing so is essential for:
- Ensuring the safety of you or another
- Safeguarding the rights of OnlineDegrees.org
- Investigating an incidence of fraud
- Obeying a governmental request or order
Opting Out of Marketing Communications
If you do not want to be marketing information, you may find and follow the unsubscribe instructions in our marketing email communications to you.
Our Contact Information
Effective on August 18, 2012