Privacy & Security

Protecting personally identifying information is very important to us. This Privacy Policy describes how we collect and use personally identifying information that you provide on our website (herein also referred to as “site”).

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you register on our site, contact us via email or contact form, subscribe to our newsletter, or comment on our blog.

When registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, city, postal code, and other information.

Like many other Web sites, we make use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Google, as a third party vendor, may use cookies to serve ads on our site. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to our site and other sites on the Internet. You can opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience
  • To improve our website
  • To improve our service
  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
  • To send periodic emails

How do we protect your information?

We offer the use of a secure server. Any information is stored on a protected database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. Any private payment information (such as credit cards, debit cards, Paypal access details, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.

Use  of cookies

Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits, keep track of advertisements and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third party links

At our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at anytime by logging into their control panel and editing their personal profile.

Terms and Conditions

This Privacy Statement has to be read and applies in conjunction with our Terms and Conditions, which further establish the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website. Please visit and carefully read these Terms and Conditions at http://www.studycrossing.com/terms

Consent and Changes

By using our site, you consent to the latest version of our online Privacy Policy as contained herein.

If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on this page. Any changes apply retroactively and are deemed effective as of the date on which you first visited our Website.