Last Revised: April 2019
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our website and the choices you have associated with that data. College Matters uses customer data solely for the purposes of providing additional information on topics of interest in higher education; preventing abuse; and providing and improving the website.
Website – Website is the College Matters website https://CollegeMatters.us.
Personal Data – Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).
Usage Data – Usage Data is data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the website or from the website infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
Cookies – Cookies are small pieces of data stored on your device, computer or mobile.
Data Processors (or website Providers) – Data Processor (or website Provider) means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller. We may use the websites of various website Providers in order to process your data more effectively.
Data Subject (or User) – Data Subject is any living individual who is using our website and is the subject of Personal Data.
Information Collection and Use – We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our website for you.
Use of Data – College Matters uses the collected data for various purposes:
- To provide and maintain our website
- To notify you about changes to our website
- To allow you to participate in interactive features of our website when you choose to do so
- To provide customer support
- To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our website
- To monitor the usage of our website
- To detect, prevent, and address technical issues
- To provide you with news, special offers, and general information about other services or goods, websites, and events we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or inquired about, unless you have opted not to receive such information.
Disclosure – We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.
Do Not Track Signals – We do not support Do Not Track (“DNT”). Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked. You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.
Website Providers – We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our website (“Website Providers”), to provide the website on our behalf, or to assist us in analyzing how our website is used. These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
Links to Other Sites – Our website may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party sites or websites.
Children’s Privacy – Our website does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”). We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
Questions And Contact Information – If you would like to access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact our Privacy Compliance Officer at https://CollegeMatters.us/contact-us or by mail at:
ATTN: Privacy Compliance Officer
6 Marshall Pond Rd
Hebron, ME 04238
Thank you, as always, for your continued support.