Last updated November 3, 2016
College Care Advocates, Inc. is a Massachusetts Limited Liability Company with its principal place of business at 95 Washington Street, Suite 104 Canton, MA 02021, and is the owner and operator of www.college-care-advocates.com, http://www.care-advocate-com/, and other websites (collectively, “Sites”). College Care Advocates is committed to protecting the online privacy of our user’s information.
Information We Collect
Personally Identifiable Information – If you register with College Care Advocates we will collect personally identifiable information such as name, mailing address, telephone number or email address and any other information about you we consider relevant. If you choose to give us personally identifiable information through the Sites, we will collect and retain that personally identifiable information. We do not use your personally identifiable information or share it with others except as described in this Policy.
Financial Information - To register via the Sites, you must provide financial information such as credit card number and type, billing address, and expiration date, in addition to personally identifiable information such as name, billing address, telephone number, and email. We require such financial information in order to process payment for the purchase of a Product or Service that you have requested. This information is provided to and collected by our third party payment processor. Your financial information is used for billing purposes and to contact you if we have questions about your payment. By submitting your financial information, you consent to our providing it to Third Party Service Providers as necessary to support and process your transactions as well as your credit card issuer/banking institution for their purposes.
Non-Personal Information – When you use the Sites, we may also collect non-personal information, which we define as information that cannot be used by itself to identify you personally. We or our service providers may collect this information by automated means, using technologies such as cookies, Web server logs, and Web beacons.
Cookies – We may use "cookies" to store information and enhance your visits to the Sites. Cookies do not store personally identifiable information about you, unless you knowingly provide it. You generally can refuse and/or delete cookies. See your Internet browser “Help” file for instructions. Please note that some of our Site functionalities (save a partially completed form and return later) utilize cookies and might not work for you if you refuse or delete cookies.
Information You Provide About a Third Party - Any information you provide (names, addresses, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, etc.) is used to facilitate communication and is not used for any other marketing purpose unless we obtain consent from that person or we explicitly say otherwise.
Disclosure of Information We Collect - Except as specifically set forth in this Policy, we do not share your personally identifiable information with any non-affiliated third party without your permission.
When You Register for our Plan - in order to verify your identity and process your registration, we may share financial information and personally identifiable information you provide with third-party payment processors. Otherwise, we do not share your financial information with third parties.
Service Providers - We engage unaffiliated businesses to assist us in marketing and providing you certain services on the Site. For example, we may use third parties to process credit card transactions and provide email services or online forms hosting services. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business or administer activities on our behalf. We may share your personally identifiable information these third parties. This Policy does not apply to the practices of third parties that we do not own or control, including but not limited to any third party websites, services and applications (“Third Party Services”) that you elect to access through the Sites or to individuals that we do not manage or employ. While we attempt to enable access only to those Third Party Services that share our respect for your privacy, we cannot take responsibility for the content or privacy policies of those Third Party Services. Please make sure to review the privacy policies of any Third Party Services you access.
Business Transactions Involving College Care Advocates – College Care Advocates may buy other entities or business assets, or sell all or part of our business or assets, or combine with other businesses. If so, personally identifiable information as well as and non-personal information that we have collected may be transferred as part of the transaction. We specifically reserve the right to transfer or share a copy of personally identifiable information collected from the Sites to the buyer or transferee of that portion of our business relating to that information. Should such a transaction occur, we will use reasonable efforts to direct the buyer or transferee to use personally identifiable information you have provided to us in a manner that is consistent with this Policy.
YOU HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT COLLEGE CARE ADVOCATES, INC. IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INTERCEPTED INFORMATION SENT VIA THE INTERNET, AND YOU HEREBY RELEASE US FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE USE OF INTERCEPTED INFORMATION IN ANY UNAUTHORIZED MANNER.
To change or delete your personally identifiable information collected via the Sites, please email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please allow 20 business days for the request to be processed. After receiving a request to change or delete your information, we will make reasonable efforts to ensure that all of your personally identifiable information stored in databases we actively use to operate the Sites will be updated, corrected, changed or deactivated, as appropriate, as soon as reasonably practicable. However, we reserve the right to retain in our archival files any information we remove from or change in our active website databases. We may retain such information to resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems and enforce our terms and conditions of use. In addition, it is not technologically possible to remove each and every record of the information you have provided to us.
Please note that some services and information may not be available to you if you do not provide personally identifiable information or if you withdraw it after you provide it.
Contact Us – If you have questions or concerns regarding our Policy, please contact us by email at email@example.com, or via regular mail to:
College Care Advocates, Inc.
95 Washington St
Suite 104 Rm 517
Canton, MA 02021
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