Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

My College Insiders, LLC (“MCI”) respects your privacy.  Here’s our privacy policy for Mycollegeinsiders.com (the “Website”):

Personally Identifiable Information

MCI will not provide anyone else outside MCI with any information specific to you collected from MCI unless we have your consent. The only MCI employees or consultants allowed access to personal information about you are those who need to have access. Any employee or consultant who violates our privacy and security policies is subject to disciplinary action, including possible termination or prosecution.

What Information is Collected and Used:

We may collect personal information that can identify you, such as your name and email address, and other information that does not identify you. When you provide personal information through our website, the information may be sent to servers located in other countries around the world.

We may collect and store any personal information you enter on our website or provide to us in some other manner, including personal information that may be contained in any video, comment or other submission you upload or post to the website. This includes identifying information, such as your name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number; your likeness; and, if you transact business with us, financial information such as your payment method (valid credit card number, type, expiration date or other financial information). We also may request information about your interests and activities, your gender and age, and other demographic information.

We may also periodically obtain both personal and non-personal information about you from business partners, contractors and other third parties. Examples of information that we may receive include demographic information.

We may also collect and store personal information about other people that you provide to us. If you use our website to upload, share and/or distribute content (including videos, comments or other submissions), and such content contains personal information about others, such information may be stored in order to allow for such uploading, sharing and/or distribution

 

We may use information to:
  • Fulfill your requests for products and services;
  • Offer products and services that may be of interest to you;
  • Customize the advertising and content that you see on our website;
  • Facilitate use of our website;
  • Manage your account and your preferences;
  • Analyze use of and improve our website, products and services;
  • Identify and protect against fraudulent transactions and other misuses of our website; and
  • Enforce our Terms of Use.

We may share aggregated, non-personal information in any of the above situations and also with advertisers and others.

We may allow third-party advertising companies or ad networks to display advertisements on our websites. We do not provide any personal information to these companies. These companies may use tracking tools, such as cookies, to collect information about computers used to view or interact with their advertisements.

If you post information about yourself or others, or communicate with others using our website, please note that we cannot control who reads your postings or what they do with the information you provide. We encourage you to use caution in posting personal information.

We may disclose your personal information if (i) required to do so by law, court order or subpoena, or as requested by other government, law enforcement, or investigative authority, (ii) we in good faith believe that such disclosure is necessary or advisable, including without limitation to protect the rights or properties of MCI, (iii) we have reason to believe that disclosing your personal information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing interference with our rights or properties, or has breached an agreement, or if anyone else could be harmed by such activities or interference, (iv) if we determine an ad posted violates our terms of use or the rights of a third party, or (v) there is an emergency involving personal danger.

Please note that if you post any of your personal information on the Website, such information may be collected and used by others over whom MCI has no control. MCI is not responsible for the use by third parties of information you post or otherwise make public.

Cookies

“Cookies” are small text files that allow Web sites to store and retrieve information about you from your computer system. MCI does serve cookies to track individual site usage for later aggregation. But we do not use cookies in order to retrieve any information from your computer other than information originally sent in a Website cookie, such as a user code. We have no control over whether and how our advertisers use cookies that originate from their website.

Communication from MCI

From time to time, we may send you information with announcements and updates about the Website and your account. You may elect to opt-out of ongoing e-mail communication from us, such as newsletters, subscriptions, account information, promotional materials, contest results, survey inquiries, etc. by using a simple “opt out” procedure. You need only reply to the communication with the word “unsubscribe” (without the quotation marks) in the body of your e-mail response and your name will be removed from that mailing list. However, if you opt-out of receiving our announcements and updates about your account, you may no longer have access to areas restricted to account members.

Links to Other sites

The Website provide links and pointers to Web sites maintained by other organizations. MCI provides these links as a convenience to users, but it does not operate, control or endorse such sites. MCI also disclaims any responsibility for the information on those sites and any products or services offered there, and cannot vouch for the privacy policies of such sites. MCI does not make any warranties or representations that any linked sites (or even the Website) will function without error or interruption that defects will be corrected.

 

E-Commerce and Our Secure Server

All commerce transactions that take place on the Website are processed through our secure server in order to make every reasonable effort to insure that your personal information is protected. Any transactions that take place on other sites that have links from the Website are not necessarily handled in this fashion. MCI disclaims any responsibility for transactions conducted on those sites and cannot vouch for the security of the information submitted in those transactions.

Policy Changes and Acceptance

This privacy policy is effective as of October 1, 2012. By using the Website and its services, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree or are not comfortable with any policy described in this Privacy Policy, you may discontinue use of the Website. We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. Your continued use of any portion of the Website following notification or posting of such changes will constitute your acceptance of these changes.

More Questions?

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, e-mail them to privacy@mycollegeinsiders.com and be sure to indicate the nature of your question or concern.