As part of our site, we gather two types of information from visitors:
To provide the services expected of us by our visitors, we disseminate web forms allowing visitors to voluntarily and willingly share personal contact information (which includes their name, phone number, personal address and email address), along with supplemental information necessary for matching you with our other education products or services. We collect, hold, and disseminate this information with colleges and approved third parties so that we can share material pertaining to schools, programs and education related services.
Submitting your information explicitly grants permission to OnlineCollegeCourses.com, and any of our affiliated partners, to contact you in accordance with any and all applicable laws by text, phone, email or mail regarding educational opportunities or similarly themed topics. If you receive an email from OnlineCollegeCourses.com, a school, or third party, you will be allowed to unsubscribe through a link in the body of the message. At that point, you will no longer get emails from OnlineCollegeCourses.com.
In using OnlineCollegeCourses.com, you acknowledge authorize that information collected locally may be shared with colleges, affiliates, and third parties to provide you information regarding degree opportunities, college programs, and other education-related products and services. You also authorize us to disseminate any information we gather, including identification information to businesses providing OnlineCollegeCourses.com with administrative services.
By sharing your information with OnlineCollegeCourses.com, you are explicitly permitting us and all of our affiliates to contact you, over mail, email, text, or the phone for purposes to provide information, including marketing material, for education related products and services. Submitting this information also grants us, our affiliates, partners, and vendors the right to get in touch with you for a period of time, which effectively relinquishes any rights granted to you by the Do Not Call list or a related law. Any personal information that you submit is an omission to Do Not Call requirements established by local, state, and federal governments. It may also exempt OnlineCollegeCourses.com from other applicable laws.
We also reserve the right to disseminate your personal information in cases required by law, for example to abide by a subpoena or other legal action, when, in good faith, we believe we must preserve our rights, ensure your secuirty or the safety of others, explore alleged fraud, respond to a government or legal request, and/or in the case that OnlineCollegeCourses.net merges, sells, or acquires any assets.
About your consent…
About Cookies: Ours, Google, and third party Cookies…
Cookies are small pieces of information that are sent from a website and subsequently stored in a user’s browser, including for technical purposes, such as web analytics. Our web analytics are provided from Google Analytics, a tool designed and provided by Google, Inc. Advertising cookies do not feature personally identifiable information, which allows users to remain anonymous, though cookies do allow advertisers to display relevant ads targeted towards the user’s interests and search history. These specific cookies are usually referred to as third-party cookies, as they track navigation and promote ads on behalf of third parties.
About information gathered by Cookies…
We have provided examples of how Cookies can be used by OnlineCollegeCourses.com, including services and agreements with vendors and third party services:
- Web analytics, which covers demographic and other anonymous information for web optimization and other analysis;
- “Lead auditing” that ensures the accuracy, relevance and validity of supplied information;
- Marketing and conversion tracking cookies. These include, but are not restricted to, targeting and improving digital ads optimizing relevance, your experience, and advertising efficacy.
About refusing and removing cookies and third party advertising…
You may remove cookies in your browser settings at any point. You may need to do this on each occasion you visit OnlineCollegeCourses.com.
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