ADMISSIONSQUEST.COM PRIVACY POLICY

General Statement

This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) discloses the privacy practices for AdmissionsQuest, Inc.  (“AdmissionsQuest”) with regard to your (“You” or “Your”) use of this website (www.admissionsquest.com) (the “Site”).  AdmissionsQuest is committed to Your privacy.  AdmissionsQuest hereby notifies You of:

1. What personally identifiable information of Yours is collected from You through this Site and how the information is used.

2. How the information may be shared.

3. How AdmissionsQuest protects Your information.

4. How You can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

5. Other related matters.

I. WHAT PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION OF YOURS IS COLLECTED AND HOW THE INFORMATION IS USED.

a. Information Collection and Use

AdmissionsQuest is the sole owner of the information collected on this Site.  AdmissionsQuest will not sell, share, transfer or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this Privacy Policy.  AdmissionsQuest  collects information from You on certain pages on this Site.

b. Registration

On certain pages on the Site, You will be asked for Your contact information (such as name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, information about your interests in various products, programs, and services, educational level and interests, billing information, and/or challenge question).  Such information allows AdmissionsQuest to process and fulfill Your request.  Your contact information is also used to confirm Your identity and to contact You about the services on the Site for which

You may have expressed interest.

When the Site requests Your identity, the Site will clearly indicate the purpose of the inquiry before the information is requested.
AdmissionsQuest sends all new members a welcoming e-mail to verify password and e-mail address. 

c. Testimonials

When you provide AdmissionsQuest with a testimonial about your Site experience, AdmissionsQuest may ask for Your name, e-mail address, phone number, and feedback regarding your experience. AdmissionsQuest may use this information to contact you regarding your testimonial. If You indicate that AdmissionsQuest may quote You, Your name and experience may be shared with others or posted publicly to the Site and You may be contacted about Your experience.

d. IP Addresses

Every computer connected to the Internet is given a domain name and a set of numbers that serve as that computer’s “Internet Protocol” or IP address.  When You request a page from any page within the Site, our Web servers automatically recognize Your domain name and IP address.  The domain name and IP address reveal nothing personal about You other than the IP address from which You have accessed the Site.

AdimissionsQuest may use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the Site, track Your movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.

e. Children’s and Minor’s Privacy

Protecting the privacy of the very young is uniquely important, particularly on the Internet.  The Site is designed to provide commercial business information and services for adults.  This Site is not designed to attract minors, in particular children under the age of 13.  AdmissionsQuest does not market to or knowingly collect information from anyone under the age of 13.  If you are under the age of 13, please do not provide personally identifiable information of any kind whatsoever.

f. Opt Out Procedures

You may opt-out of receiving communications from AdmissionsQuest at the point where the Site requests personally identifiable information about You.

To be removed from an e-mail list, contact support@admissionsquest.com or follow the instructions contained in any e-mail correspondence that you receive from AdmissionsQuest.

To unsubscribe from a third party service, you must contact that third party directly.

g. Cookies

A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to Your browser from a Web server and stored on Your computer’s hard drive.  A cookie cannot read data off Your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites.  Use of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on the Site. 

Some of AdmissionsQuest’s business partners may use cookies on the Site.  However, AdmissionsQuest has no access to or control over these cookies.

AdmissionsQuest and its business partners may use cookies to better personalize the content, banners, and/or promotions that You see on the Site.

You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the setting of Your browser.  You can reset your Browser to refuse all cookies or allow Your browser to show You when a cookie is being sent.  If You reject the cookies on the Site, You may still use the Site.  The only drawback to this is that You may be limited in some areas of this Site.   For example, Your browser may not automatically remember your User ID when re-logging into the Site.  

II. HOW INFORMATION MAY BE SHARED.

a. Sharing

AdmissionsQuest may share aggregated demographic information with AdmissionsQuest’s  partners.  This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.

AdmissionsQuest may partner with another party to provide specific services.  When You sign up for these services, AdmissionsQuest will share names or other contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services.  AdmissionsQuest’s contractual arrangements with third parties with which it shares Your personal information prohibits the third parties from using that information except for the explicit purpose of providing the services for which it was provided.

AdmissionsQuest shall not be liable for the transfer or disclosure of any personal identification information resulting from loss or distribution of data, the delineation or corruption of storage media, power failures, natural phenomena, riots, acts of vandalism, sabotage, terrorism or any other event beyond AdmissionsQuest’s control.

By using the Site and its various features, You may make some of Your personal information public or You may choose to share some of your personal information with others. If You post personal information online that is accessible to the public, You may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return.

b. Sale of Assets, Merger, Acquisition, Bankruptcy

Information collected from You may be transferred to a third party as a result of a sale, merger or corporate transfer involving AdmissionsQuest.

c. Spam

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, AdmissionsQuest maintains a strict “No-Spam” policy, which means that AdmissionsQuest does not intend to sell, rent or otherwise give your e-mail address to a third party without Your consent.

d. Legal Requests

AdmissionsQuest cooperates with law enforcement inquiries, as well as other third parties, to enforce laws and third party rights, such as intellectual property rights, laws relating to fraud, and laws relating to potential threats to physical safety of any persons.  AdmissionsQuest can (and You authorize AdmissionsQuest to) disclose Your personal data and other information about You as AdmissionsQuest, in its sole discretion, believes necessary or appropriate to comply with properly authorized civil, criminal or regulatory investigations or subpoenas or summons’ issued by governmental authorities.

III. HOW ADMISSIONSQUEST PROTECTS YOUR INFORMATION.

a. Confidentiality and Security

AdmissionsQuest makes reasonable efforts to protect personally identifiable information that You submit over the Site, which may include the use of firewalls and other security measures on our servers.  However, AdmissionsQuest does not warrant or represent that its level of security meets or exceeds any particular standard, and no server or Internet transmission is ever 100% secure or error-free.  You should take this into account when submitting personal or confidential data on any websites, including the AdmissionsQuest Site.

AdmissionsQuest also protects Your personal information off-line.  Access to Your personal information is limited to employees who AdmissionsQuest reasonably believes will need that information to provide services to You.

However, AdmissionsQuest is not responsible for the confidentiality, security or distribution of Your own personal information by our partners and third parties outside the scope of AdmissionsQuest’s agreement with such partners and third parties.

b. Links

This Site may contain links to other sites.  The linked sites are not necessarily under the control of AdmissionsQuest.  Please be aware that AdmissionsQuest is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.  AdmissionsQuest encourages You to be aware when You leave this Site and to read the privacy policies of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information.  If You decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this Site, You do this entirely at your own risk.  Any links to any partner of the Site are the responsibility of the linking party, and AdmissionsQuest shall not be responsible for notification of any change in name or location of any information on the Site.

IV. CORRECTING INACCURACIES.

a. Correcting/Updating Personal Information

If personally identifiable information previously submitted to AdmissionsQuest by You changes (such as name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number),  or if You no longer desire AdmissionsQuest’s services, You can email AdmissionsQuest at support@admissionsquest.com and AdmissionsQuest will endeavor to correct, update, or remove Your personal data.

b. Notification of Changes

If AdmissionsQuest decides to change the Privacy Policy for this Site, AdmissionsQuest will post those changes on  www.admissionsquest.com.  All changes are effective immediately upon posting.

c. Site and Service Updates

As necessary, AdmissionsQuest may send You Site and service announcement updates.  You are not able to unsubscribe from service announcements, which contain important information about the Site.  AdmissionsQuest communicates via e-mail with You to provide requested services and to resolve issues relating to Your accounts.

OTHER RELATED MATTERS.

a. Recommend a Friend

If You elect to use the Site’s referral service called "Recommend A Friend" to tell a friend about the Site, AdmissionsQuest asks for the friend's name and e-mail address. AdmissionsQuest will automatically send the friend a one-time e-mail inviting the friend to visit the site. AdmissionsQuest stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time e-mail. The friend may contact AdmissionsQuest at support@admissionsquest.com to request the removal of this information from AdmissionsQuest's database.

b. Consent to This Policy

By using this Site, you consent to the collection and use of information by AdmissionsQuest as specified in this Privacy Policy.

Privacy Policy Effective Date:  August 23, 2010

 

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