We collect information on the efficiency and working of our Web site as you surf through our pages. This information includes the number of times a Web page is accessed, the browser used, search terms used on our site and also tracks paths taken when moving through the Web site. We keep this information for an indefinite time to improve the operation of our site. Additionally, we may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads on our site, which may employ cookies and action tags (also known as single pixel gifs or Web beacons) to measure advertising effectiveness. Any information that these third parties collect via cookies and action tags is completely anonymous. If you would like more information about this practice and your choices.
Personal contact information is gathered when you complete a form to request additional information from an online college. This contact information is stored on our servers to provide schools with inquiry management features. It is also passed onto the schools you identify (sometimes through a vendor that is under contract to the school), so that they may contact you with more information. Personally identifiable contact Information is not sold to third parties and will not be used for spam. Contact Information is aggregated to create reports on overall education industry trends, which may be sold to third parties.
Different schools have different follow-up methods concerning student information requests. Some will send you brochures in the mail, others will reply via e-mail or try to contact you by telephone. By using our service to request information from schools, you are giving permission to schools (or their partners or vendors) to contact you using the method of their choice to fulfill your information request; notwithstanding your possible listing in the National Do-Not-Call Registry.
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