By accessing the MyDegree web site or other domains under our control, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.
Site Security Rules
You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of MyDegree, including, without limitation, (a) intercepting or accessing data not intended for such user or logging into a server or account which the user is not authorized to access, (b) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without prior express written authorization, (c) attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to any MyDegree, overloading, “flooding”, “denial of service attacking”, “spamming”, “mailbombing” or “crashing”, (d) sending unsolicited e-mail, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services, or (e) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability.
Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on MyDegree web site for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:modify or copy the materials;use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on MyDegree web site; remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server; oruse or attempt to use any engine, software, tool, agent or other device or mechanism (including, without limitation, customized browsers, spiders, robots, avatars or intelligent agents) to navigate or search MyDegree other than the search engine and software available from MyDegree on such MyDegree and other than generally available third party web browsers such as Microsoft Explorer is strictly prohibited. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by MyDegree at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.
The materials on MyDegree’s web site are provided “as is”. MyDegree makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, MyDegree does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.
In no event shall MyDegree or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on MyDegree’s Internet site, even if MyDegree or a MyDegree authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you. You understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the internet or the Website will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to our site for any reconstruction of any lost data.
By creating an account on MyDegree, you agree to receive periodic email updates from us regarding new content, features and other information. You will be able to unsubscribe from these email updates at any time. Agreement to be Contacted You agree to be contacted by MyDegree or on our behalf or by any other party to whom you may be referred or whom you may contact via your utilization of our services by mail, email, telephone calls, text messages, and other platforms for marketing and non-marketing purposes associated with the business of the Services. You also specifically agree that you have provided express consent to receive autodialed and prerecorded non-marketing calls (e.g., calls to service your relationship with us) and text messages from us or on our behalf at the telephone number(s) that you provide.
You confirm that all of your contact information is correct. You also agree that you are the subscriber for any telephone number(s) provided and the authorized user for the email address(es) provided. You also agree to notify us promptly if any of your number(s) or address(es) change in the future. You understand that your wireless service provider’s message and data rates may apply to the messages that we send to or receive from you.
You also agree that by submitting a request, application or inquiry for a scholarship, loan service or product or a school matching service or referral through the Services, you are extending an express invitation to us and each applicable organization, financial service provider, and educational institution related to the submission to contact you so that we and they may assist you with your transaction or request. Such communications may include marketing or promotional communications. Your Representations about the Data You Provide to Us You confirm that you are authorized to provide us with any data you submit to MyDegree, including but not limited to academic, family and financial data entered into our calculation tools as well as any information about the estimated or actual net price, financial aid, scholarship, or other data relating to the cost of attendance for any college or institution about which you provide to MyDegree. Further, you acknowledge that once this data is submitted to MyDegree, the data, absent any personally identifiable information about you, will, in aggregate, become the sole property of MyDegree and that we may decide to use it at our sole discretion to estimate the costs for students of similar academic and/or financial circumstances to attend those institutions for which you provide us data. You represent that the data you provide is accurate to the best of your knowledge, understand that we may terminate your use of our services without notice for providing us with inaccurate or unauthorized information, and acknowledge that any models created by MyDegree which utilize such data are entirely owned by us.
What We Collect
Depending which of the Services you are visiting or using, we may collect various types of information from and about you, including information that can personally identify you. This information may include, but is not limited to your first name; last name; telephone number; email address; postal address/zip code; gender; age; demographic information; geolocation information; education information, including graduation date and interests; graduation date; employment status; your comments/messages/replies submitted through the Site; and information about any transaction you conduct or submit to on or through the Services or other information that would allow online or offline contact with you as an individual (collectively, “Personal Information”).
We may also collect information that you provide to us about other people, including, but not limited to, their names, telephone numbers, mobile numbers, and email addresses for purposes of fulfilling the purposes for which you provide such information.
We also collect Usage Information (as defined below).
We may collect information from or about you in the following ways:
Information Provided by You. We collect information provided by you when you (1) inquire about or obtain our services or products; (2) communicate with us or request information about or from us, whether via email or other means; (3) fill out forms or fields on the Services; (4) register as a user or sign-up for any of our newsletters, materials or services through the Services; (5) enter into online transactions; (6) create profiles; (7) provide feedback or participate in online surveys or questionnaires; (8) input information into our interactive programming features; (9) participate in any of our marketing initiatives, including contests, scholarship offers, events, or promotions; (10) post to the Services or provide user-generated content or submissions to us; (11) open and/or click on email communications including advertisements and newsletters; and (12) request to unsubscribe from receiving email advertisements, newsletters, or other communications from us (“User Contributions”).
Information from Other Sources. We may collect information about you from other services that we may provide, our affiliates, third party advertising companies and networks and data analytics providers, or public sources (such as from public forums, social networks, and blogs), and other users of the Services.
Automatic Information Collection. We and our service providers use automatic data collection technologies to collect and store Usage Information (as defined below). We also may allow third party advertising companies and networks to use automatic data collection technologies to collect Usage Information for purposes of providing interest based ads. See the Automatic Information Collection Technologies and Usage Information and the Third Party Advertisers and Interest-Based Ads sections for more information. How We Use the Information That We Collect In order to provide you with the best user experience, we may use your information, including Personal Information, to:
With any MyDegree business or our affiliated companies (i.e., companies that control, are controlled by, or are under common control with us) for support of our internal and business operations, for cross-marketing purposes, or in connection with a request made by you or your opt-in or consent. However, unless you are otherwise first given notice through an opt-in option or otherwise, the evaluation of any request or application by you for any of our products or services offered through our websites will be based on the information you specifically submit to obtain such product or service and not any other information you may submit to us for other purposes or for other products or services we may offer (except for your sign-in, basic account registration information, and any other information that we may pre-populate on your request or application form for your convenience).
With our non-affiliated third party business partners, service providers, and vendors to enable them to assist us in providing you the products or services you request through the Services or to provide us with support for our internal and business operations, such as data processing, data storage, research, analytics, web hosting, marketing, and delivery of promotional or transactional materials.
With other non-affiliated companies, parties, or organizations when you engage in certain activities through the Services or services that are sponsored or provided by them, including, but not limited to requesting or purchasing products or services offered by these third parties electing to receive information or communications from them, or electing to participate in contests, sweepstakes, games, scholarships, or other programs sponsored or provided by these third parties, in whole or in part.
With non-affiliated third parties that are interested in contacting you or providing offers to you that may be related to our products or services or about other products or services you may find interesting.
With other parties at your direction or request.
With any person who, in our reasonable judgment, is an authorized agent, or is otherwise authorized to receive your information, such as your agent, attorney, parent, or legal guardian.
We may also disclose information we collect from or about you when we believe disclosure is appropriate to comply with the law, to enforce or apply applicable terms and conditions and other agreements, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of our company, our affiliates, our other customers or users of the Services, or others.
The automatic collection technologies we and our service providers may use for this automatic information collection include:
Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small data file that is sent to your browser or related software and stored on your computer’s hard drive when you visit a website. Generally, cookies can track what you look at and where you travel on websites and what transactions you make. They can also store Personal Information about you, including your username and password. A “session cookie” expires immediately when you end your browsing session with the particular website. A “persistent cookie” stores information on your hard drive so when you end your browsing session and return to the same website later, the cookie information is still available. The Services may use both types of cookies.
Flash Cookies. Certain features of the Services may use locally stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from and on the Services.
Tracking pixels (also known as web beacons, 1×1 pixels, or clear GIFs. Pages of the Services and any emails we send to you may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit us and our third party advertising partners to count users who have visited those pages or opened our emails and for other related website analytics (e.g., recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).
For more information about managing your privacy settings regarding automatic collection of Usage Information, see the Your Choices About Use and Disclosure of Your Information section. Third-Party Advertisers and Interest-Based Ads We permit third party lead advertising companies and networks to display third party sponsored links and/or 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.
You may want to receive interest-based ads for several reasons. Interest-based ads are helpful because they are more likely to be tailored to your particular interests. They are also more likely to help you discover new products and services that are actually relevant to you and your interests. Also if interest-based tracking is enabled, you likely will not see the same ads over and over because the number of times you see a particular interest-based ad is usually limited. By opting-out of interest-based ads, you lose all of these benefits. If you would like more information about opting-out of interest-based ads or would like to opt-out, see the Your Choices About Use and Disclosure of Your Information section or visit the opt-out pages of the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”) and Digital Advertising Alliance (“DAA”). We follow the DAA’s Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising. 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. Your interactions with these features and the information from or about you collected by them are governed by the privacy policies of the companies that provide them. 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:
If you are a California resident, your use of the Site is subject to the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”). Additional information is available here: /home/CCPA. If you would like to learn how your Personal Information is shared with third parties, what categories of Personal Information we have shared with third parties in the preceding twelve (12) months, as well as the names and addresses of those third parties, please contact us via email at info@MyDegree.com, or by mail at 322 NE 2nd St, 2nd Floor, Oklahoma City, OK 73104. If you would like to opt-out from the disclosure of your Personal Information to any third party for marketing purposes, please contact us via email at info@MyDegree.com, or by mail at 322 NE 2nd St, 2nd Floor, Oklahoma City, OK 73104.
In the unlikely event that we believe that the security of your Personal Information in our possession or control may have been compromised, we may seek to notify you of that development. If a notification is appropriate, we would endeavor to do so as promptly as possible under the circumstances, and, if we have your email address, we may notify you by email. You consent to our use of email as a means of such notification. If you prefer for us to use another method to notify you in this situation, please email us at info@MyDegree.com with the alternative contact information you wish to be used. 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. If you are under the age of 13 do not use or provide any information with respect to the Services.
|Categories of Personal Information||Categories of Sources from Which Personal Information is Collected||Business or Commercial Purpose for Which Each Category Will be Used|
|Identifiers (e.g., a real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address, account name, social security number, driver’s license number, passport number, or other similar identifiers), or information that identifies, relates to, describes, or is capable of being associated with, a particular individual||Consumer through the Site; Advertising companies and networks; Data analytics providers; and Public sources||Provide you with Site access and interaction, including the ability to leave a reply; Maintain your account; Track Site access and interaction; Fulfill requests submitted through the Site; Personalize and improve the Site; Connect you with the particular service(s) featured on the Site;
Marketing; Internal database; Analyze the Site; Secure the Site; Customer service; and Legal compliance
|Characteristics of protected classifications under California or federal law||Consumer through the Site; Advertising companies and networks; Data analytics providers; and Public sources||Provide you with Site access and interaction, including the ability to leave a reply; Maintain your account; Track Site access and interaction; Fulfill requests submitted through the Site; Personalize and improve the Site; Connect you with the particular service(s) featured on the Site; Marketing; Internal database; Analyze the Site; Secure the Site; Customer service; and Legal compliance|
|Geolocation data||Consumer through the Site; Advertising companies and networks; Data analytics providers; and Public sources||Provide you with Site access and interaction, including the ability to leave a reply; Maintain your account; Track Site access and interaction; Personalize and improve the Site; Connect you with the particular service(s) featured on the Site; Marketing; Internal database; Analyze the Site; Secure the Site; Customer service; and Legal compliance|
|Professional or employment-related information||Consumer through the Site; Advertising companies and networks; Data analytics providers; and Public sources||Provide you with Site access and interaction, including the ability to leave a reply; Maintain your account; Track Site access and interaction; Personalize and improve the Site; Connect you with the particular service(s) featured on the Site; Marketing; Internal database; Analyze the Site; Secure the Site; Customer service; and Legal compliance|
|Education information||Consumer through the Site; Advertising companies and networks; Data analytics providers; and Public sources||Provide you with Site access and interaction, including the ability to leave a reply; Maintain your account; Track Site access and interaction; Personalize and improve the Site; Connect you with the particular service(s) featured on the Site; Marketing; Internal database; Analyze the Site; Secure the Site; Customer service; and Legal compliance|