Your privacy is very important to us. At The College Pod we have a few fundamental principles that we follow:
- We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
- We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.
- We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of our site.
Set For College, LLC (“Set For College”) operates TheCollegePod.com. It is Set For College’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.
Like most website operators, Set For College collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Set For College’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Set For College’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Set For College may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Set For College also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and/or for users leaving comments on our blogs. Set For College only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Set For College’s website choose to interact with Set For College in ways that require Set For College to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Set For College gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who comment on our blog to provide a username and email address. For those who wish to receive The College Pod updates via email, we collect their emails.
A visitor who would like to set up an account to access scholarship details will be asked to enter their first name, last name, grade level, email and create a password. In each case, Set For College collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Set For College, and to share grade appropriate scholarship, financial aid and college admissions information. Set For College does not disclose personally identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities. Our website is not intended for the use of children under 13 years of age.
Set For College may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Set For College may monitor the most popular pages on TheCollegePod.com site or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. Set For College may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Set For College does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally Identifying Information
Set For College discloses potentially personally identifying and personally identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Set For College’s behalf or to provide services available at Set For College website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Set For College’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Set For College will not rent or sell potentially personally identifying and personally identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Set For College discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Set For College believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Set For College, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Set For College website and have supplied your email address, Set For College’s website, The College Pod, may occasionally send you email or newsletters with the latest blog posts, to tell you about new blog features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Set For College and/or its website. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletters or emailing us a request. Set For College takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Set For College, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Set For College goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Set For College or website may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
Comments and other content submitted to Akismet anti-spam service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives.