Nature of Information Collected
There are two types of information collected by theeducationdepartment.com: (A) anonymous and (B) personally identifiable information. The theeducationdepartment.com Network's collection practices regarding these two are discussed in greater detail below.
A. Anonymous Information Collection.
Anonymous information refers to information that cannot be tied back to a specific individual. As with visiting any web site, theeducationdepartment.com collects some basic information about your computer, including browser type, operating system, IP address, Internet service provider and geographic location.
B. Personally Identifiable Information Personally identifiable information can be used to directly identify an individual. theeducationdepartment.com requires personal information to be collected in order to create your account.
Purposes for Which Information is Collected
theeducationdepartment.com tracks anonymous information to determine which pages are preferred based on traffic to those areas and provide marketing information to our advertisers and sponsors. This information is aggregated to provide theeducationdepartment.com with demographic and other statistical data that allows us to assess how well our web site is performing.
The personal information collected from our members and customers, or anyone that submits their personal information, is used to create and maintain the services requested. This includes corresponding with our members and customers by e-mail, postal mail, or phone. This correspondence is for the purpose of keeping our members and customers up to date with important system announcements and updates, and also for offering relevant third party opportunities via email. Unsubscribe procedures from non-account maintenance notifications are posted at the bottom of each email.
Sharing of Information Collected by theeducationdepartment.com
theeducationdepartment.com only shares personal information with other companies or individuals outside of theeducationdepartment.com in the following limited circumstances:We have your consent. We require opt-in consent for the sharing of any sensitive personal information.
We provide such information to our subsidiaries, affiliated companies or other trusted businesses or persons for the purpose of processing personal information on our behalf. We require that these parties agree to process such information based on our instructions and in compliance with this Policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.
We have a good faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request, (b) enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations thereof, (c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, or (d) protect against imminent harm to the rights, property or safety of theeducationdepartment.com , its users or the public as required or permitted by law.
Links to Third Parties
Storage and Security
We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. These include internal reviews of our data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, as well as physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data. We restrict access to personal information to employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our services. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations.
Review and Correction of Information
Customers and Members who have submitted personal information may, at any time, review the information relating to them contained in theeducationdepartment.com databases and edit any incorrect information. To review the information follow the instructions provided within your account.
Protection of Minors
The protection of children's online privacy is very important to The theeducationdepartment.com Network. For that reason, it is our policy not to collect or maintain information at our web sites from those we actually know are under 13 and no part of our web sites is structured to attract anyone under 13.
Consent, Opt-In and Opt-Out
We reserve the right to change or update this policy at any time by placing a prominent notice on our site. Such changes shall be effective immediately upon posting to this site. We will not reduce your rights under this Policy without your explicit consent, and we expect most such changes will be minor. Regardless, we will post any Policy changes on this page and, if the changes are significant, we will provide a more prominent notice (including, for certain services, email notification of Policy changes).