CourseGuide Privacy Policy

Last Updated on June 8, 2020.

CourseGuide Inc. ("us", "we", or "our") operates www.coursereport.com (the "Site"). This Privacy Policy describes our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information we receive when an individual (“you” or “your”) uses the Site.

This Privacy Policy describes how we treat personal information received about you when you visit our Site such as the collection and use of the personal information you provide. It also describes the choices available to you regarding the use of, your access to, and how to update and correct your personal information.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully, because by visiting or using this Site, you agree to its terms.

Personal Information We Collect

Personal Information: Depending on the services you are visiting or using from us, we may collect various types of information from and about you, including personal information. Personal information is data that can be used to identify or contact an individual person.

CourseGuide has collected the following categories of personal information from its users in the last twelve (12) months:

CategoriesExamples
IdentifiersName, alias (nickname), email address, phone number, IP address, or other similar identifiers
Customer records informationEducation and scholastic information (including but not limited to level of education, desired level of educational program, and areas of interest)
Commercial informationRecords of any transaction you conduct or submit to on or through the Site
Internet or other electronic network activity informationBrowsing history, search history, and information regarding a user’s interaction with the Site
Geolocation dataPhysical location, generally

Non-Personal Information: We also collect Usage Information (as defined below) and other information from and about you that does not personally identify you or allow us or others to contact you individually online or offline ("Non-Personally Identifiable Information" or "Non-PII"). We may combine Non-PII with other information in a way that allows you to be identified or personally contacted. If this happens, we will treat the combined information as Personal Information.

How We Collect Information

We may collect information from you in the following ways:

How We Use the Information that We Collect

We may use your Personal and Non-Personal Information to:

Our Sharing Practices

We may disclose or share information your Personal and Non-Personal Information about you as follows:

Automatic Information Collection Technologies and Usage Information

We and our service providers automatically collect Usage Information from or about you. Collection of Usage Information helps us to improve the services and to deliver a better and more personalized service by enabling us to, among other things: (1) estimate our audience size and usage patterns; (2) store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize the Services according to your individual interests; (3) speed up your searches; and (4) recognize you when you return to the Services.

We and certain third parties, such as but not limited to advertising service providers, may use certain technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across different services.

The automatic collection technologies we may use for this automatic information collection include cookies, browser cookies, session cookies, persistent cookies, and web beacons. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual as well as aggregated basis.

For more information about managing your privacy settings regarding automatic collection of Usage Information, see the Your Choices about How We Use and Disclose Your Information section.

Third-Party Advertisers and Interest-Based Ads
We may permit third-party advertising companies or ad networks to display third-party advertisements on our websites and/or automatically collect Usage Information from our websites for purposes of determining your preferences and delivering interest-based advertising and content to you on the Services or other online properties, including those operated by third parties. Those ads may include ads for our products or services or for other companies' products or services.

These third-party advertisers may combine the Usage Information with Personal Information you directly submit to them or that they receive from other sources, or the Usage Information they collect may include information that could allow someone to specifically contact you online without necessarily knowing your identity. We do not have access to or control over the automatic collection technologies that these third-party advertisers may use, and the information practices of these third-party advertisers are subject to these parties' respective privacy policies, not this Privacy Policy.

If you click on a link to a third party site, including on an advertisement, you will leave the Site you are visiting and go to the site you selected. Because we cannot control the activities of third parties, we cannot accept responsibility for any use of your personally identifiable information by such third parties, and we cannot guarantee that they will adhere to the same privacy practices as this Site. If you visit a third party website that is linked to this Site, you should read that site’s privacy statement before providing any personally identifiable information.

Third-Party Content
The Services and all electronic communications sent in connection with the Services, may contain links, videos, images, or other content provided by third parties. We do not necessarily endorse these websites, products, services, or practices. We do not control, and are not responsible for, the privacy and security practices of these third parties. We recommend that you review the privacy and security policies of these third parties to determine how they handle information they may collect from or about you once you are on the third party site.

Your Choices About Use and Disclosure of Your Information

We strive to provide you with choices regarding the Personal Information you provide to us.

Below are some mechanisms that provide you with control over your information:

California
If you are a California resident, the California Consumer Protection Act provides you with specific rights regarding your personal information. You have the right to:

To exercise the rights set forth above, you may submit a request to us by visiting www.coursereport.com/do-not-sell or emailing privacyrequests@coursereport.com.

If you choose to exercise your privacy rights, you have the right not to receive discriminatory treatment or a lesser degree of service from CourseGuide.

You also have the right to direct us to not sell your personal information at any time (the “right to opt-out”). If you wish to exercise the right to opt-out, please do so at this link: www.coursereport.com/do-not-sell

Nevada
If you are a Nevada resident, you have the right to opt-out of the sale of your personal information. If you wish to exercise the right to opt-out, please do so at this link: www.coursereport.com/do-not-sell

Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. We utilize appropriate physical, technical and managerial safeguards designed to protect the information we collect from or about our users. CourseGuide’s physical infrastructure is hosted and managed within Amazon’s secure data centers located in the United States and utilize the Amazon Web Service (AWS) technology. Amazon continually manages risk and undergoes recurring assessments to ensure compliance with industry standards.

Accessing and Correcting Your Information
You may have the ability to view or edit some of your information online, by logging into https://www.coursereport.com and visiting your account profile page.

We cannot delete your Personal Information except by also deleting your user account, if applicable. Once your user account is deleted, it cannot be recovered. We also may not accommodate a request to change or delete information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirements, not allow us to enforce our agreements, be contrary to our Terms of Use or any other applicable agreement between you and us, or cause the information to be incorrect. If you delete or request the deletion of your User Contributions from the Services, copies of your User Contributions may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or might have been copied, stored, or reposted to another website by other users of the Services.

Any updates you make or request to be made to your Personal Information will be applied in our own records but will not be updated in the records of the educational institutions or other third parties to which we have already shared your information. If you would like to make updates to the information that has been shared with educational institutions and other third parties, you will need to contact them separately.

The Services Are Not for Children
The Services are not intended for children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. In the event that we learn that we have collected Personal Information from a child younger than 13 years old, we will delete that information and terminate the child's account (if any).

International Users
The Site was created by and is controlled, operated and administered by Course Guide, Inc. within the United States of America utilizing servers located in the United States of America. We make no representation that materials at this Site are appropriate or available for transmission to or from, or use in, locations outside of the jurisdiction(s) stated above and accessing any Site from any jurisdiction where such Site’s contents are illegal is prohibited. You may not use the Site or export the materials in violation of import or export laws and regulations. If you access a Site from a location outside of the United States, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. If you are located outside of the United States, please note that the personal data you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. Whenever you submit any personal data to us, you consent to this transfer.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update or amend this Privacy Policy at any time. This Privacy Policy will reflect the date it was last updated or amended. If we make any material amendments, we will notify you by posting a notice of the updated or amended Privacy Policy on the services and/or the Site. All amendments will take effect immediately upon our posting of the updated Privacy Policy. Under certain circumstances, we may also elect to notify you of changes or updates to our Privacy Policy by additional means, such as posting a notice on the homepage of the services or sending you an email. Please check this Privacy Policy each time you use the services to ensure you are aware of any changes in our practices. Your continued use of the services and the Site will indicate your acceptance of the changes to the Privacy Policy.