Collection of your Data
Whenever you use our “Student Matching Profile”, our Self-Assessment, our Educational Funding Estimator, and any other services, we may request for details about you.
The data may include but not limited to your name, age, current email address, postal address, and telephone number, degree of education, preferred degree of educational program, regions of interest, current occupation, military status (if any) and governmental loan status among others. This site will not collect pertinent information to any person below the age of 13.
This site will automatically collect IP addresses and site usage information from your computer whenever you visit our website. These details allow us to evaluate how our site visitors use and navigate the website. Among the data that we collect on an aggregate basis may include but not limited to the number and frequency of site visitors to the web site and its pages and the duration of their visits.
How do we use your information
We use your personal data in the following ways:
- To fit your student matching profile to educational facilities or to facilitate a reply for a particular inquiry.
- To transmit notices regarding your accounts or transactions also to contact you with information that we believe is going to be of great interest to you.
- To inform you about our offers, services and special deals.
- To enhance existing features or develop additional offerings, items and services.
We may share the data collected from you and to third party organizations.
Sharing your data
Should you wish not to share your personal data, opt-out from receiving marketing communications from third-party companies which are not our affiliate, agent or sister company, please contact the marketing partner or affiliate directly.
Cookies and Technology
You can disable cookies anytime by changing your browser settings. You can still use the website with limitation should you disable.
We use obvious GIFs, web beacons, along with other monitoring products to follow customer usage of our website. The information collected by these systems remains anonymous and is not linked to any personal data you may provide us.
We use web beacons (invisible images more known to as pixel tags or clear GIFs) on our website to recognize customers and assess traffic patterns. We may include web beacons in our e-mail messages to determine if it is already been read by the recipient.
We use TargusInfo validation to ensure the telephone number and address provided matches and also to ensure that you get a match to your selected training program and training school. TargusInfo validation is not associated with any personally identifiable information.
3rd Party Cookies
Supplementation of Information
To be able to provide accurate school matching services for you, we might occasionally supplement your personal data you posted to us with information from 3rd party sources
We publish customer testimonials on our site which may contain your personal data just which may include but not limited to the publication of your first and last name. We do get the customer’s consent via email before posting the testimonial to our website.
Advertisements for Degreedesk.com
Whenever you view an advertisement for degreedesk.com on other sites, our third-party advertising company may place or recognize a distinctive cookie in your browser. Degreedesk.com and our advertising company can also use Web beacons (invisible images frequently known to as pixel tags or obvious GIFs) to track which pages from the Site you have visited after viewing our advertisements. The data that is collected by using these images are non-intrusive and is used simply to track feedback to our advertising efforts.
Links with other Internet Sites
Clicking a hyperlink to a 3rd party site, which may include through an advertisement, www.degreedesk.com will be directing you to the site you clicked.
Degreedesk.com is absolved of any wrongdoing which may include unauthorized use of personal data of any 3rd party site since we don’t have control over these external websites. We are not in the position to guarantee that external websites follow the same privacy practices. You may need to read that site’s privacy statement before supplying any your personal data.
Transfer towards the United States
If you’re situated outside the United States, please be aware the personal data you going to provide will be transmitted to United States. If you submit any private data to us, you explicitly agree to this transfer of data.
We follow generally recognized industry standards to safeguard your personal data both in the transmission and reception. Transmission of information through the Internet is not 100% secure. However we make an effort safeguard your individual information, we however cannot guarantee its absolute security.
In the event another business entity acquires our business or any of our assets; the any data about you and how you used our services may be included as part of the acquired assets.
We reserve the right to disclose your personal data as needed to adhere to any judicial proceeding, with substantial order from a competent court or in relation to the legal process offered on our Site.
Degreedesk.com is a licensee from the TRUSTe Privacy Program. TRUSTe is an independent, organization whose mission is to build user’s trust online using fair information practices. Our privacy practices examined for compliance by TRUSTe.
Welcome to the Web site (“Site”) for Degreedesk.com. This Website can help you achieve your educational goals.
Please read this User Agreement carefully, because by visiting this site or by using this Site, you accept to be legally bound by and adhere to its terms. If you don’t accept adhere to this User Agreement, you are free not to use this website.
Ownership and Process
Degreedesk.com uses the data that you provide to us to match specific schools that are in partnership with us and interested candidates. Your data may be provided to individual or multitude of schools. Matching criteria can include the amount of student seats that the partner institution has indicated to us; the school’s other partnership plans with degreedesk.com or any other criteria.
All material on or available through this website, including text, images, data, and illustrations, (with each other, the “Material”) remains safe and secured by U.S. and worldwide copyright, trademark, along with other intellectual property laws and regulations, and it is owned, controlled, or licensed by degreedesk.com. UNAUTHORIZED COPYING, REPRODUCTION, RESALE, UPLOADING, INSTALLING, POSTING, TRANSMITTING OR COPYING IN PART OR FULL IS PROHIBITED. Accepting this policy bounds you to without modification to notices, conditions and terms established. Degreedesk.com grants or loans a personal, non-exclusive, non-assignable and non-transferable license view or retain duplicates of pages of the site for your own personal, non-commercial use only. You may not modify, copy (except as established within the preceding sentence), distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, create derivative works from, license or sub license, assign, or else transfer this license or any of the material or any information, software, items or services from this site. No person shall be allowed to use the site’s trademarks and servicemarks including the feel and look of these copyrighted materials without the expressed written consent of the owners.
Access and Interference
You are not allowed to use any robot, spider, moving, scraping, or any other automated device, process, or any unauthorized way to access this website. No person or entity shall be allowed to reverse engineer, copy in any means and re-publish the contents of this website in any manner without the expressed prior written permission of degreedesk.com
Links, Frames, and Meta tags
Linking the site is allowed as long as it will not besmirch the reputation of the website in any way. No person shall be allowed to frame content emanating from the site. No person or entity is allowed to use metatags or any form of hidden text that includes degreedesk.com’s trademarks without prior written consent.
Forums and Public Communication
For your benefit, Degreedesk.com offers discussion forums and blog where customers can submit content for public viewing (“Forum Content”). This is done to facilitate networking with other people who are also thinking about distance or online learning. You agree that the content in the Forum Submissions are the responsibility of the person or entity from where such Forum Content came from. This means that you (and never degreedesk.com) are entirely accountable for all Forum Content that you submit through the Forum or elsewhere on the website. Degreedesk.com does not control or ensure the veracity, completeness, effectiveness, integrity, or quality of Forum Content. You agree that you alone can be prosecuted for Forum Content that’s offensive, indecent, or objectionable. Degreedesk.com shall not be liable by any means due to any Forum Content, including any errors or omissions for any loss or damage incurred consequently for using any Forum Content posted via this website.
Registration and Account Security
You certify that the registration information you provide to degreedesk.com is true and accurate. The user is exclusively accountable for the safety of the account and proper safeguarding of passwords. The user is exclusively accountable for all activities that occur beneath your account beyond the control of degreedesk.com. This may include but not limited to the use of your bank account information or other breach of security.
Your Participation within the Forums
You agree that you should not use the Forum or this website to submit content that are:
- Is illegal, dangerous, threatening, abusive, bothering, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another person’s privacy, racially or else hateful, or objectionable
- Harms and injures minors
- Impersonates anyone or misrepresents an entity or wrongly states or misrepresents any affiliation to a person or entity
- Conflicts with any obligations you have under law including contractual or fiduciary associations (for example inside information, proprietary and private information learned or revealed included in employment associations or under stipulation through non-disclosure contracts)
- Infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade-secret, or any other proprietary privileges associated with a 3rd party
- Comprises unrequested or unauthorized advertising, marketing materials, “spam,” “junk e-mail,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or other type of unauthorized solicitation
- Comprises or consists of software viral infections or other computer code, files or programs made to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality associated with a software applications or hardware or telecommunications equipment
- Intervenes with or disturbs the website, related services, or servers or systems connected thereto or denies any needs, methods, guidelines, or rules of systems attached to this website or related services
- Violates any relevant local, state, national, or international law
- Used to stalk or harass another person.
Forum Content Published to Forums
You acknowledge that Degreedesk.com may pre-screen Forum Content, but degreedesk.com has in its sole discretion, unconditionally pre-screen, refuse, move, or remove any Forum Content submitted. Degreedesk.com may remove at its sole discretion any Forum Content that violates the Terms to Use or objectionable.
Degreedesk.com claims no ownership to Forum Content you publish, transmit, or offer for inclusion in the Forums or elsewhere on the website. However, you grant Degreedesk.com an international, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive license to make use of such Forum Content around the Forums, anywhere on the website, or elsewhere including in any media in relation to supplying, marketing, or advertising the website and related services.
DMCA Notice of Alleged Infringement (“Notice”)
You expressed and warrant during the registration that information and the data you provided Degreedesk.com is true and accurate. The user is exclusively accountable for the safety and utilization of the password and account. In addition, you are solely accountable for every activity that occurs in your account. You accept to immediately notify Degreedesk.com of any unauthorized utilization of your data or other breach of security that you discover.
- The user should identify the copyrighted work that is claimed to be infringed, or provide give a representative listing of the copyrighted works that you are claiming to be infringed.
- Identify the material or link you claim is infringing and supply an list where the infringement occurred.
- Provide your mailing address, phone number and, if available, an e-mail address.
- Include a list of claims in your Notice that you:
(i) Hereby state that believe that there is a disputed utilization of the copyrighted material that was not approved by the copyright owner, its agent, or even the law (e.g., fair use).
(ii) I hereby state the information within this Notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that I am the owner or an agent representing the copyright owner whose rights have been allegedly infringed.
- Provide your full legal name as well as your electronic or physical signature.
Claims of Infringement
Degreedesk.com respects the intellectual property of others and requests you to do the same. In compliance via the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”), of which the written text is located on the U.S. Copyright Office site at http://www.copyright.gov/legislation/dmca.pdf
Degreinusa.com will respond immediately to notices of alleged copyright violation which are duly reported to the Designated Copyright Agent recognized within the notice below.
Degreedesk.com will disable and/or terminate the accounts of customers that are repeat infringers. While degreedesk.com regard these kinds of notices seriously, you might be responsible for damages (including costs and attorneys’ costs) should you materially misrepresent that content or activity is infringing.
For instance, one decision purchased a business that sent violation notification seeking elimination of online materials which were protected by copyright’s fair use doctrine to pay such costs and attorneys’ feels the organization decided to settle the problem in excess of $100,000.
To learn more, please visit http://www.onlinepolicy.org/action/legpolicy/opg_v_diebold/ accordingly, to ascertain if your material infringes your copyrights (including whether utilization of copyrighted material may constitute fair use) or you may decide to consult a lawyer.
You are to defend, indemnify, and hold Degreedesk.com, its affiliate marketers and agents harmless from: (i) your utilization of and access from the site (ii) a breach of these Terms to Use (iii) a breach associated with a third-party right including any copyright, trademark, trade secret, or privacy right of content available on the website. This defense and indemnification obligation can extend to the Terms to Use as well as your usage of the site.
Utilization of this website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that doesn’t give full effect to any or all provision of these Terms to Use, including this paragraph, the warranty disclaimers and liability exclusions above.
Degreedesk.com will adhere to all legal needs recognized to it in creating and maintaining after this website. It will not make any representation that information and material on this website are readily available for use within any particular jurisdiction.
Utilization of this website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction where any part of this website may violate any law, statute or ordinance and also you agree to not access this website where it is prohibited.
Users are subjected to comply with relevant laws and regulations. Any use that contravenes of the provision the law does it at risk. Any other legal notice released by Degreedesk.com on this website constitutes the whole agreement.