This policy was last updated November 8, 2021.
Our Policy (contents):
• Information We Collect, and How We Collect It
• Our Disclosure of Your Personal Data and Other Information
• Your Choices
• Links To Other Web Sites
• Other Terms and Conditions
• Access to Information; Contacting Degree Forward
INFORMATION WE COLLECT, AND HOW WE COLLECT IT:
When you interact with us through the Sites, we may collect Personal Data and other information from you, as further described below:
PERSONAL DATA THAT YOU PROVIDE THROUGH THE SITES:
Non-Identifiable Data: When you interact with Degree Forward through the Sites, we receive and store certain personally non-identifiable information. Such information, which is collected passively using various technologies, cannot presently be used to specifically identify you. Degree Forward may store such information itself or such information may be included in databases owned and maintained by Degree Forward affiliates, agents, or service providers. The Sites may use such information and pool it with other information to track, for example, the total number of visitors to each of our Sites, the number of visitors to each page of our Sites, and the domain names of our visitors' Internet service providers. It is important to note that no Personal Data is available or used in this process.
Aggregated Personal Data: In an ongoing effort to better understand and serve the visitors to our Sites, Degree Forward may conduct research on its visitors’ demographics, interests, and behavior based on the Personal Data and other information provided to us. This research may be compiled and analyzed on an aggregate basis, and Degree Forward may share this aggregate data with its affiliates, agents, and partners. This aggregate information does not identify you personally. Degree Forward may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our educational products, services, and initiatives to current and prospective partners, and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.
OUR USE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA AND OTHER INFORMATION:
OUR DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA AND OTHER INFORMATION:
Degree Forward is not in the business of selling your information. We consider this information to be a vital part of our relationship with you. There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may share your Personal Data with certain third parties without further notice to you, as set forth below:
As we develop our business, we might sell or buy businesses or assets. In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event, Personal Data may be part of the transferred assets.
AGENTS, CONSULTANTS AND RELATED THIRD PARTIES:
Degree Forward may work with other companies to perform certain business-related functions. Examples of such functions include mailing information, maintaining databases, and processing payments or donations. When we employ another company to perform a function of this nature, we only provide it with information that the company needs to perform its specific function.
Degree Forward may disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation, (ii) protect and defend the rights or property of Degree Forward, (iii) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Sites or the public, or (iv) protect against legal liability.
You can use the Sites without providing any Personal Data. If you choose not to provide any Personal Data, you may not be able to use certain features of the Sites.
LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES:
Degree Forward takes reasonable steps to protect the Personal Data provided via the Sites from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no Internet or e-mail transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from the Sites may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Data to Degree Forward via the Internet.
OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
ACCESS TO INFORMATION; CONTACTING DEGREE FORWARD:
To keep your Personal Data accurate, current, and complete, please contact us as specified below. We will take reasonable steps to update or correct Personal Data in our possession that you have previously submitted via the Sites.