August 1, 2018
This policy applies to information we collect:
- On this Website;
- In electronic messages submitted by you on this Website;
- Through Emerson Educational Consulting’s social media pages; and/or
- Offline or through any other means.
It does not apply to information collected by:
- Any third party, including through any application or content that may link to or be accessible from or on the Website.
Children Under the Age of 16; Minors Under the Age of 18
Our Website is intended for use by people aged 16 or older. If you are under 16, please do not send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. In the event that we learn that we have collected Personal Information from a child under age 16 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 16, please contact us.
We strongly recommend that minors under the age of 18 ask their parents for permission before sending any Personal Information to anyone over the Internet, and we encourage parents to teach their children about safe Internet use practices
Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It
We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including (i) Personal Information; and (ii) information about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website and usage details. We collect this information: (i) directly from you when you provide it to us; and (ii) automatically as you navigate through the site.
Information You Provide to Us.
Information that you supply via the forms on this Website is collected. This includes, but is not limited to, Personal Information and all optional and required information provided when completing forms, sign-ups, payment submissions, etc. The information that you provide may be used to contact you and/or send communications to you, including, but not limited to, information about products and services available from Emerson Educational Consulting. This information may also be used in connection with processing payments and/or providing services to you. You may be required to supply certain information to gain access to certain features of the Website.
Information Automatically Collected.
As you navigate through our Website, anonymous information is automatically collected. This includes, but is not limited to, your IP address, browser type, and operating system type. Additionally, your site usage is collected in log files. Examples of data included in log files are the website or link that referred you to our website, date and time of your visit, number of visits, pages that you accessed during your visit, and the time spent on our Website. Analysis of this information allows Emerson Educational Consulting to determine how our Website is used so we may improve your user experience.
How We Use Your Information
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any Personal Information:
- To present our Website and its contents to you;
- To inform you of our services and offerings;
- To provide you with information or services that you request from us;
- To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection;
- To allow you to participate in interactive features on our Website; and/or
- In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
We have implemented measures designed to secure your Personal Information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure.
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. If we have given you a PIN or a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this PIN or password confidential. We ask you not to share your PIN or password with anyone. We ask that you be careful about giving out personal information. Anyone can see what you post on the web.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of Personal Information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.
Opting Out of Communications
You can opt-out of receiving commercial communications from us at any time. If we ever send you unsolicited information by email, we will provide you with instructions to request to opt-out of receiving future notices.
Disclosure of Your Information on or to Third Party Sites
Emerson Educational Consulting uses PayPal (http://paypal.com) as a payment processor for our services. You acknowledge and agree that Emerson Educational Consulting may disclose Personal Information to PayPal such as your name and email address so that PayPal may contact you directly for personal information such as credit card information. Emerson Educational Consulting provides PayPal with the minimal set of personal and billing information required to process your payment and minimize fraudulent payment risk. You acknowledge and agree that Emerson Educational Consulting makes no representation, warranty, covenant, or claim regarding, and Emerson Educational Consulting expressly disclaims and denies any responsibility or liability for, directly or indirectly, the privacy practices in regard to any Personal Information that we disclose on your behalf or you provide to PayPal directly in relation to purchasing a product or service from our Website.
Emerson Educational Consulting may use CIALFO (http://www.cialfo.com) and other third party tools in the course of rendering its services. You acknowledge and agree that Emerson Educational Consulting may disclose students’ Personal Information to CIALFO and other entities such as the students’ name and email address, GPA, test scores and other information relevant to the college application process solely for the purpose of rendering or enhancing our services. You acknowledge and agree that Emerson Educational Consulting makes no representation, warranty, covenant, or claim regarding, and Emerson Educational Consulting expressly disclaims and denies any responsibility or liability for, directly or indirectly, the privacy practices in regard to any information that we disclose on your behalf or you provide to CIALFO or other such entities directly.
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