Our Data Security Procedures
Thepoetrytrust.com has security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse and/or unauthorized alteration of information you provide to us or that we collect. You are the only user authorized to update your account,unless you provide your login/password information to another party. We will assume that anyone who has the required login/password information for your account is you, so please keep this information confidential. Thepoetrytrust.com helps protect personally identifiable information by utilizing both online and offline security methods, including firewalls, passwords and restricted physical access to the servers where your information is stored. Our staff is trained to comply with our security procedures, are bound by confidentiality and our security procedures are reviewed and revised periodically.
In order to provide you with ease of access to your account and to help administer the Thepoetrytrust.com service, Thepoetrytrust.com implements technology that enables us to recognize you as the account holder and provide you with direct access to your account without requiring you to retype any password or other user identification when you revisit the Thepoetrytrust.com service. You can choose not to take advantage of this feature on your computer by unchecking the box”Remember me” when you login on the website. To remove access to your Thepoetrytrust.com account from your devices: (a) visit “My Dashboard” or (b)delete your Thepoetrytrust.com settings from your device. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account access information and for restricting access to your computer or device through which you access your Thepoetrytrust.com account. Where possible, users of public or shared devices should logout at the completion of each visit. If you sell or return a computer or device, you should log-out and deactivate the device before doing so. If you do not maintain the security of your password or device, or fail to log out or deactivate your device, subsequent users may be able to access your account,including your personal information.
Unfortunately, no security system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.Accordingly, we cannot guarantee the security of your information and cannot assume liability for improper access to it. By using our service, including our website and user interfaces, or providing information to us through any means,you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security,privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of Thepoetrytrust.com and our Services.
If you have any questions about security issues at our site, please send an e-mail to [email protected], and we will try to answer your questions.
Types Of Information We Collect
Information is collected from our users at several different points during visits to Thepoetrytrust.com
Information you provide us: Thepoetrytrust.com may ask you to provide us with information about yourself when you choose to fill out a form, including, without limitation, in order to register for login access,membership subscription, sign up for our newsletter, information request to search or be matched with an educational institution; or when you participate in a promotion or respond to a survey. Examples of the types of this personally identifiable information you may provide to us include, but are not necessarily limited to, your name, educational goals, email address, telephone number,credit card, and home address; and information about your age, education level,career aspirations, and your interest in and use of various products, programs,and services. You can always choose not to provide us with information, but then some of our products and services, and certain parts of the site may not be accessible to you. You may also elect to register or use our site using an account you already have with certain third-party social networking sites(“SNS”) (including, but not limited to, Facebook). For example, Thepoetrytrust.com may allow you to create an account and log in to Thepoetrytrust.com using your Facebook account credentials through Facebook Connect.
Collection of Information from Children: Thepoetrytrust.com abides by federal law and the guidelines set up by the Federal Trade Commission regarding youth privacy. As such, Thepoetrytrust.com will not knowingly collect any personal information from or allow the registration of young people under the age of thirteen (13) years without consent from parents or guardian.
Referring Friends or Sharing: You can choose to let others know about Thepoetrytrust.com through our referral or sharing features. If you choose to use one of these features, we will ask you for that person’s name and e-mail address and Thepoetrytrust.com will send him or her one or more e-mails inviting him or her to visit Thepoetrytrust.com to learn more about our services.Study.com stores their contact information for the sole purpose of sending these e-mails and corresponding reminders.
Information we automatically collect: We collect and keep track of information about your interactions with Thepoetrytrust.com using technologies like cookies and web beacons, via our web server’s log files, mobile analytics software or by our various tracking technologies,including but not limited to: our advertisements and other promotional content,browser information, your device IP address, whether you clicked on one of our advertisements, pages you’ve visited on the site, videos you watched, which website you came from, date and time stamp information, your online activity,course and lesson selections, reviews, ratings, payment history,correspondence, device and software data (such as type, configuration and unique identifiers), and other navigation and click-through information.Although information we collect through these tracking devices is not always personally identifiable when collected, we may combine such information with personally identifiable information like your name or email address. (See the”Sharing and Use of Information” section below for more information about what “personally identifiable information” means.) You can read more about cookies and other tracking technology in the “More AboutCookies and Related Technology” section below.
User Communications: When you send email,contact our Support or help desk or other communications to Thepoetrytrust.com, we may retain and share those communications in order to process, respond or improve our services.
Information from other sources: We may collect and receive information about you from third parties, including websites which publish our ads and offers, as well as other online and offline sources such as identity verification services and consumer reporting agencies, and we may combine such information with other information you have provided to us. We may supplement this information with information from other sources, including offline data and your browsing behavior on other sites and interactions with our advertising. We also provide analysis of our users in the aggregate or individual form to prospective partners, advertisers and other third parties.We may also disclose and otherwise use, your viewing history, ratings,consumption habits, commentary, reviews and other information. For example, we use ratings and consumption behavior to improve our recommendations to you as well as other users.
Chat Rooms, Peer to Peer Messaging and PublicPostings: Thepoetrytrust.com may initially and/or in the future contain chat rooms,public posting forums or one-to-one communication forums permitting direct communications with other users, counselors, instructors, sponsors, etc. Any information provided by you in these rooms or forum is deemed to be information available to public viewing, not subject to any disclosure restrictions or representations. We are not responsible for any information posted.
Use Of Information And Sharing
Thepoetrytrust.com uses your information in order to customize Thepoetrytrust.com to your interests and enhance your overall experience and to customize content, search results, online courses and advertising that you may see on Thepoetrytrust.com. We also use this information for such purposes as determining your general geographic location, providing localized content, enforcing our terms (such as determining your eligibility for a free trial), providing recommendations on courses and lessons we think will be applicable, personalizing the service and our marketing to better reflect particular interests, tracking your watching hours, determining your Internet service provider, helping us quickly and efficiently respond to inquiries and requests and otherwise analyzing, enhancing,administering or promoting our service offering for you and other users. Study.com uses various methods to recognize you, including the use of cookie sand requesting your e-mail address and password when accessing certain parts of our site. In addition, as described above, we utilize passive information to learn more about how you interact with our site(s). This passive information may be combined with your other information for purposes such as testing and improving your experience at our site and the compilation of broad aggregate demographic data and related usage information for internal purposes and for disclosure to third parties such as advertisers and content and web analytics partners.
The information you supply to Thepoetrytrust.com also enables us to provide the college search and matching services which you select by matching your background to the admission requirements and/or preferred student backgrounds of colleges and universities. Participating educational institutions may search information of users in order to decide which users they are interested in having apply for admission.
Contacting You by E-Mail – Thepoetrytrust.com may use your contact information periodically in order to send you e-mail regarding updates, such as new opportunities and additional listings which may be of interest to you. The frequency of these messages will vary. Please note that e-mail messages from third parties are not governed by the opt-out provisions of this PrivacyPolicy.
With educational institutions;
With third parties in connection with processing or fulfilling your requests or inquiries;
With service providers and other third parties we engage to provide us with services like website hosting, analyzing data,contracting, sending communications on our behalf, identity verification,and/or creating, running or administering our promotions. For example, we must release your credit card information to the card-issuing bank to confirm payment for products and services purchased on our Sites; release your address information to the delivery service to deliver products that you ordered; and provide order information to third parties that help us deliver the services;
In response to government or regulatory agency requests, court orders, subpoenas, or as we otherwise believe to be required in connection with any applicable law, rule or regulation;
With social networking sites, like Facebook, soyou can then post recent activity on Thepoetrytrust.com back to your social networking account;
With companies who may use such information for their own marketing purposes, including to contact you in order to offer you their products or services you may be interested in, or the products orservices of other third parties;
With companies who may resell, exchange or otherwise provide your information to other businesses for various marketing purposes, including to contact you with offers regarding third party products or services;
With call centers we’ve engaged to call you in response to your request for information about education, your subscription and to promote or offer other products and services we think may be of interest toyou;
With advertisers whose content we publish ordisplay, their agents, third party ad servers, and service providers;
From time to time, we may partner with companies whose products we believe will interest our users. In conjunction with these partners, we may send promotional announcements and/or serveweb-based advertisements on their behalf, as permitted by law;
As we believe necessary or desirable to protect to our business, reputation, rights, safety, assets, or property, or those of you or a third party; to limit our legal liability; to defend our interests or the interests of you or a third party; or to enforce our Terms of Service or other rules;
As required by law enforcement or judicial authorities, or to cooperate with a law enforcement investigation or if we have a good faith belief that we are required or permitted to do so by law or legal process; and
In connection with the consolidation or sale of our business or assets.
In addition to personally identifiable information, we may also collect information that is not personally identifiable, meaning that it cannot be used to identify you because it does not reference you or contain information that can be used to identify you. We may use and share non-personally identifiable information in any manner and for any purpose permitted by law. As with personally identifiable information, once we provide your non-personally identifiable information to a third party for any reason, we do not control andare not responsible for that third party’s use or disclosure of information.
More About Cookies And Related Technology
Cookies are small data files that are stored on your computer’s hard drive by your web browser. Cookies may be set by us or our business partners and service providers when you visit Thepoetrytrust.com or when you interact with one of our advertisements or other content. Cookies are stored in your computer or mobile device. In addition to storing your preferences and other information,cookies allow us to gather information about your interactions within the site and/or with one of our advertisements. We use both session cookies, which terminate when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which remain on your computer until you manually delete them. We may also use technologies, such as our own cookies, to provide you with personalized online display advertising tailored to your interests. To opt out of our cookies used for this online advertising, click here. You may decline cookies if your web browser software permits. If you have questions about disabling cookies, you should consult with your browser’s manufacturer. Note, however, that some parts of the Site may not operate correctly if you disable cookies.
We may also track your movements through the site, advertisements and other content through web beacons (also called pixel tags or clear gifs). When you access a page, email or other content containing a web beacon, the web beacon generates a notice to us, our service providers or third party business partners. Web beacons can be used for various purposes, including to help us improve our marketing communications by measuring the response to our promotions and campaigns.
Providing Information.You can always choose not to provide us with your personally identifiable information if you are not comfortable with our ability to use and share that information as set forth in this PrivacyPolicy. Note, however, that you may not have access to certain of our products and services (like our school matching service or subscription service) if you decide not to provide us with your information.
Opting Out of Our PromotionalEmails. You may opt-out of receiving marketing and promotional emails from us at any time by using the opt-out mechanism contained in such emails (also referred to as”unsubscribe”), or by submitting your request [email protected] Please allow 30 business days for us to process your opt-out request. Also, note that opting out of receiving promotional email communications will affect only future communications from us. If we already provided your information to a third party before you changed your preferences or updated your information, you may have to change your preferences directly with that third party as well.
Declining Cookies.If you do not want to accept our cookies,you can adjust your browser settings to decline cookies. You should note,however, that certain areas of the site may not operate properly if you decide not to accept cookies.
Canceling Your Membership.You may cancel your Thepoetrytrust.com subscription membership at any time, by accessing the “My Dashboard”page on our website and follow the instructions for cancellation under the”Change subscription settings” link. Thepoetrytrust.com will retain all information as needed to provide you with Services, including but not limited to, quickly reactivating your account at a later time. We will also retain and use your information as necessary to comply with out legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.