What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, fill out a form, complete your "Parameters," search for scholarships or perform any other activity on the Website. We may also collect your internet protocol address, first and last name, home or other physical address, including street name and name of a city or town, and billing information, such as billing name and address, bank account number, routing number and in some instances a credit card number and/or other identifier that permits the physical or online contacting of a specific individual, depending on your activities while on the Website and/or User-Generated Content.
What we use information for
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways: to personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs); to improve the Website and/or User-Generated Content (we continually strive to improve our offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you); to improve customer service (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs); to send periodic emails. We can also use your information to monitor and assemble analytics pertaining to an individual's use of the Website. If you provide information in relation to a registration of an Account, the email address you provide for order processing, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
We may disclose any information (other than billing information) to outside parties. We may sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This includes trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property, or safety. Customer email addresses and any personal customer information will not be sold to or otherwise shared with third parties for marketing purposes. Individual records may at times be viewed or accessed only for the purpose of resolving a problem, support issue, or as may be required by law. Of course, registered users are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of their user registration and password. Scholly may aggregate data together in an anonymous fashion to generate reporting for internal analysis or distribution as it sees fit and may, at its sole discretion, choose to offer such reporting for promotional purposes and/or monetary gain. All aggregated and reported User Content shall be 100% anonymous.
Scholly may also track and analyze non-identifying and aggregate usage and volume statistical information from our visitors and customers and provide such information to third parties.
Third party links
THE WEBSITE MAY PROVIDE ACCESS TO THIRD PARTY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES ON OUR WEBSITE, INCLUDING OFFERS TO APPLY FOR ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS OR OTHER BENEFITS. THESE THIRD PARTY SITES HAVE SEPARATE AND INDEPENDENT PRIVACY POLICIES. WE THEREFORE HAVE NO RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR THE CONTENT AND ACTIVITIES OF THESE LINKED SITES. NONETHELESS, WE SEEK TO PROTECT THE INTEGRITY OF OUR SITE AND WELCOME ANY FEEDBACK ABOUT THESE SITES.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
Residents of the State of California, under certain provisions of the California Civil Code, have the right to request from companies conducting business in California a list of all third parties to which Scholly has disclosed certain personally identifiable information as defined under California law during the preceding year for third party direct marketing purposes. You are limited to one request per calendar year. In your request, please attest to the fact that you are a California resident and provide a current California address for our response. You may request the information in writing at Scholly, Inc., ATTN: LEGAL, 4040 Locust St., Philadelphia, PA 19104, and firstname.lastname@example.org.
Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under thirteen (13) years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least thirteen (13) years old or older.
Keeping Your Information Secure
We have implemented security measures we consider reasonable and appropriate to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Please be advised, however, that while we strive to protect your personally identifiable information and privacy, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you disclose or transmit to us online and are not responsible for the theft, destruction, or inadvertent disclosure of your personally identifiable information. In the unfortunate event that your "personally identifiable information" (as the term or similar terms are defined by any applicable law requiring notice upon a security breach) is compromised, we may notify you by email (at our sole and absolute discretion) to the last email address you have provided us in the most expedient time reasonable under the circumstances; provided, however, delays in notification may occur while we take necessary measures to determine the scope of the breach and restore reasonable integrity to the system as well as for the legitimate needs of law enforcement if notification would impede a criminal investigation. From time to time we evaluate new technology for protecting information, and when appropriate, we upgrade our information security systems.
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