you and on us. By accessing and using our Website, you acknowledge and agree to be
confirm your consent by asking you to click an “I accept” button. If you do not
Us) or refrain from using our Site.
Types of Information
You May Provide. Information we may collect from you on our Site falls into three
(i) Anonymous Information; (ii) Personal Information; and (iii) Activity
These categories are defined as follows:
Anonymous Information. The term “Anonymous Information” means
that does not identify you individually, and may include, for example,
information concerning the pages on our Website that you visit most frequently
aggregation of Activity Information submitted by multiple Students.
Personal Information. The term “Personal Information” means information
about you that would allow us (or others) to identify and contact you including,
limited to: (i) your name; (ii) mailing address; (iii) telephone number; (iv)
account information; (v) email address; and (vi) other, similar information.
Activity Information. The term “Activity Information” means any
provide to us through our Site relating to clinical activities including, but
limited to: (i) your scheduled activities; (ii) clients you register; (iii)
instruments used; (iv) hours logged providing clinical services; (v) Supervisors
feedback provided by Supervisors; and (vi) other, similar information that you
to provide through our Site.
Our Uses of Your Personal Information
You decide whether you wish to provide us with Personal Information. We may collect
information from you at different points (for example, when you complete our
registration process or sign up to receive our Alerts), and use this information as
Account Registration; Account Types. We collect Personal Information in
connection with your registration to obtain either a Student or Supervisor
account on our Site, and offer a range of services associated with the different
account types available. We use Personal Information in connection with
processing your registration and providing you with the products and services
associated with creating an account. Please see below for a general description
of the different benefits associated with each account type.
Student Account. Those users registering to create a Student
account may be given access to a variety of services we offer through
our Site, such as: (i) uploading Activity Information; (ii) importing
Activity Information that you have been tracking using other programs;
(iii) designating Supervisors and providing them with access to your
Activity Information (linked with Personal Information) for
verification; (iv) generating reports based on your Activity
Information; and (v) other services that we may make available to you
through our Site.
Those users registering to create a Supervisor account may be allowed to
Activity Information (linked with Personal Information) designated by
Students in order to verify the accuracy or inaccuracy of the
School Representative Account.
Those users with a School
Representative account may be allowed to view limited Activity
Information (linked with Personal Information) of Students that register
a Student account, attended virtual events and generate certain reports
based on that information.
We collect Personal Information, including
contact and financial information, in connection with your registration
of Institution or Student account using a credit or debit card. This
Information is used for billing purposes and contacting you in the event
that there is an issue with your subscription. Please note that
Findadmission does not directly collect or store your financial account
information – instead, we use a reputable third party company
(the”Payment Processing Company”) to collect and process your payment
information. Rest assured, however, that we have taken steps to ensure
that the Payment Processing Company protects Personal Information it
Verifying Your Identity.
When you purchase services or request information
from us via the Website, we may collect additional Personal Information beyond
what we originally received in order to verify your identity and process your
request. This is designed to further protect you and to reduce the threat of
identity theft and fraudulent requests.
Communications to Us.
If you send us an email with questions, comments or
requests for additional information, or if you include your Personal Information
when providing us with feedback about Findadmission, our Website or our products
and services, we may use your email address and other information included in
your correspondence to respond to you.
Alerts and Other Communications You may provide us with
your email address and other Personal Information so that we can send you
information concerning Findadmission, our Site, products, services and other
information (collectively, the “Alerts”). In addition, we may use your Personal
Information to provide you with other information that we believe may be of
interest to you. You will have the ability to opt out of receiving these
materials as provided in Section 9 (Opting Out).
Informational Notices and Bulletins.
We may periodically send news,
bulletins and other information to you, and will use Personal Information to
send such communications. If we choose to send such communications, you will
have the ability to opt out of receiving some of them. Please refer to Section 9
(Opting Out) for more details.
We believe that your experiences can often act as the strongest
promotion of our products and services. Accordingly, we may wish to post on our
Website or elsewhere, endorsements from you or testimonials you provide about
your experiences with us. You agree that your Personal Information and
experiences with us may be used and adapted for these purposes (without
compensation). If we use your Personal Information and experiences in this
manner, and such use discloses other Personal Information, we will obtain your
permission before using any other Personal Information.
Information You Wish to Have Posted on the Website and Alerts.
Information You Wish to Have Posted on the Website and Alerts. We collect
Personal Information from you when you provide us with Submitted Content for
posting on our Website or inclusion in our Alerts. We may use this Personal
Information to respond to you, verify your identity and for other purposes.
Please review Section 5 (Submitted Content) for information concerning how we
treat Submitted Content (and any Personal Information) you may post on our
Website or include in our Alerts.
In addition to the uses specifically identified in this
Section 3 (Our Uses of Your Personal Information), we may use Personal
Information you submit in any other manner we reasonably deem necessary in order
to provide you with the information, products and services you request from us
such as linking your Personal Information with your Activity Information so that
Administrators can review and verify its accuracy or provide feedback regarding
the clinical hours that you recorded.
Our Uses of Your Activity Information.
You decide whether to provide us with Activity Information. We collect Activity
Information in connection with various services that we make available through our
Site, such as our virtual event, application management. Please note that Personal
Information included with Activity Information will be treated as Activity
Information, and not as Personal Information, and we will treat any Personal
Information included or linked with Activity Information, as Activity Information.
Rest assured, however, that you have some control over who is given access to your
Provision to Account Managers.
We will link certain Personal Information,
such as your name and email address, to Activity Information in order to provide
the same to the Account Manager that you designate. Please note that Account
Manager are not given access to all of your Activity Information, but only to
those portions that they need in order to do their job and the ones you
Provision to School Representatives.
We will link certain Personal
Information to Activity Information in order to provide the same to those School
Representatives that invited you to submit application or pay an application
Provision to Students.
We will link certain Personal Information with
feedback that Administrators provide about Students regarding their Activity
Information, and provide the same Students for their review.
Certain services available on our Site may allow you to export
Activity Information or user data, linked with certain Personal Information. We
will use your Activity Information, linked with Personal Information, in order
to provide you with these services.
In addition to the uses specifically identified in this Section
4 (Our Uses of Your Activity Information), we may use Activity Information
(whether or not linked with Personal Information) you submit in any other manner
we reasonably deem necessary in order to provide you with the information,
products and services you request from us.
You acknowledge and agree that (i) we are providing your
Personal Information and Activity Information to third parties pursuant to this
Policy based on your request, and that we have no control over these third
parties, and (ii) in the event that you have any right, claim or action against
any third party receiving any combination of your Personal Information and
Activity Information, then you will pursue such right, claim or action
independently of, and without recourse to, us.
You may choose to provide to us for posting publicly on our
Website or elsewhere, and in certain circumstances you may post directly,
information that includes Personal Information and Activity Information. Both
Personal Information and Activity Information included with Submitted Content will
be treated as Submitted Content, and not as Personal Information or Activity
Information. We may choose (in our sole discretion) to publicly post Submitted
Content on our Website. Please keep in mind that Personal Information and Activity
Information posted in this manner is not subject to the provisions of this Privacy
Policy. If you are posting Personal Information and Activity Information concerning
an individual other than yourself, be sure that you have permission from that
on how we treat the information you wish to post on our Website and elsewhere
Disclosures to Third Parties.
We will not disclose (i) Personal Information, or
(ii) Activity Information linked with Personal Information (collectively, the
“Relevant Information”) about you to third parties without your consent, except in
the following circumstances:
We employ other companies to perform functions both on our and
your behalf, such maintaining the Website, collecting information, sending and
responding to electronic mail and other functions necessary to support
Findadmission, the Website and the products and services that we offer
(collectively, the “Vendors”). We will provide Vendors with only that Relevant
Information reasonably necessary to perform their functions and instruct them
not to use Relevant Information for any purpose inconsistent with this Policy.
Rest assured, however, that we have taken steps to ensure that our Vendors
protect Personal Information it collects from you in compliance with our Privacy
Questions of Harm.
We may disclose Relevant Information about you on a
case-by-case basis to lawyers, private investigation organizations or law
enforcement agencies if we believe that you are: (i) in risk of harm from
another; (ii) harming or interfering (or will harm or interfere) with others; or
other legal obligations.
We will provide Relevant Information about you to the extent we
reasonably believe we are required to do so by law. If we receive legal process
calling for the disclosure of your Relevant Information, we may attempt to
notify you via the email address you provided (if any) within a reasonable time
before we respond to the request, unless such notification is not permitted. In
addition, we may share your Relevant Information with third parties as otherwise
permitted by law in order, for example, to protect against fraud, the
confidentiality or security of our business records or to comply with applicable
Transfer of Ownership.
We shall be entitled to transfer Relevant
Information to a third party in connection with a sale of all or substantially
all of the assets of the entity responsible for the information under this
Policy, provided the acquiring third party has agreed to safeguard your Relevant
Information with protections that in all material respects are the same as, or
Our Use of Anonymous Information.
We use Anonymous Information to analyze the
effectiveness of our Site, to improve our Website, products, services and for other
purposes. For example, we track student navigation so as to understand their study
destination, tuition fees preferences and based on this information, we are able to
target them with the right institution. This information provides us with
potentially useful data concerning our users’ preferences and the efficacy and
interest of our Site, products and services, and various general trends. Rest
assured that Anonymous Information provided to third parties will not allow anyone
to identify you. We may collect Anonymous Information through features of the
software supporting our Website through both the means described below and other
IP Addresses; Logs. Either directly, or through our hosting service
provider, we may automatically receive and record information from your internet
browser, including your IP address (the internet address of your PC), your
computer’s name, the type and version of your web browser, referrer addresses,
where the computer is routing from and other generally-accepted log information.
We may also record page views (hit counts) and other general statistical and
tracking information that will be aggregated with information about other users
in order to understand how our Website is being used, and for security and
A cookie is a small amount of data that often includes an anonymous
unique identifier that is sent to your browser from a website’s computers and stored
on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies can be used to provide a tailored user
experience and to make it easier to use a website upon a future visit. We may
include cookies on our Website and use them to recognize you when you return to our
Site. In addition, other third-party websites may recognize our cookies stored on
your computer, and use that information to provide you with information related to
the content of our Website. You may set your browser so that it does not accept
cookies, though cookies must be enabled on your web browser if you wish to access
certain personalized features of our Site.
Tags. We may use “pixel tags,” – small graphic images (also know as “web
beacons”, “single-pixel GIFS”, or “web bugs”) – to tell us what parts of our
Website have been visited, to measure the effectiveness of searches users
perform on our Site and for other purposes. Pixel tags also enable us to send
email messages in a format users can read, and inform us whether emails have
been opened, to help ensure that our messages are of interest to recipients.
None of this data includes Personal Information, and you can opt out of
receiving these types of emails from us by following the directions provided in
Section 9 (Opting Out). Personal Information collected using such tools will be
We may send emails that use a “click-through URL” linked to
content on our Website. When you click one of these URLs, you pass through our web
server before arriving at the destination web page. We track this click-through data
to help determine interest in particular topics and measure the effectiveness of our
communications. If you prefer not to be tracked simply do not click text or graphic
links in the email, or notify us in accordance with Section 9 (Opting Out).
Any Anonymous Information Linked with Personal Information is Protected as
“Personal Information.” To enable us to better understand your characteristics
and/or to provide services tailored to your needs, we may link Personal
Information with Anonymous Information (collectively,”Linked Information”).
Linked Information will be treated and protected as Personal Information under
Opting Out. Because we respect privacy rights, we allow you to opt out of
receiving certain information. If we choose to send bulletins, Alerts or other
communications to you, we will provide you with the ability to decline, or opt
out of, receiving such communications. In addition, you have the option to
unsubscribe to our Alerts, and we will take reasonable steps to comply with this
request in a timely manner. Instructions for opting out will be provided if and
when we determine to send such a communication. Please understand that you will
not be allowed to opt out of formal notices concerning the operation of our
Website, and legal and other related notices concerning your relationship to us
and our Website.
Removing Information. To allow you appropriate control over your
Personal Information, you can request us to change, update or delete Personal
Information that you have previously submitted to us. We will take reasonable steps
to verify your identity before fulfilling such requests. You may also delete your
name and other Personal Information from our databases. Please understand, however,
that it may be impossible to remove Personal Information completely due to system
backups and records of deletions. In addition, if you request the deletion of your
Personal Information, you will be unable to utilize the services associated with
that Personal Information. We will fulfill deletion requests within a reasonable
Our Site and Alerts contain links to other sites and certain
services available on our Site may allow you to export Personal Information and
Activity Information to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for
the privacy practices or content of other sites. We encourage you to be aware when
you leave our Site and to read the privacy policies of each website that collects or
solely to information collected on our Site and does not apply to information
collected by a site operated by a third party. Rest assured, however, that Personal
Information we receive from third-party sites will be treated by us as Personal
with Submitted Content.
We have put in place security systems, physical and technical
safeguards, and quality controls designed to prevent unauthorized access to, or
disclosure of, Personal Information (collectively, the “Security Safeguards”). Our
Security Safeguards are structured to deter and prevent unauthorized users and
others from accessing Personal Information. Please understand that our Security
Safeguards are not fail-proof and, due to the nature of internet communications and
evolving technologies, we cannot provide, and expressly disclaim (to the extent
permitted by law), assurance that the information we receive about you via the
Website will remain free from loss, misuse or alteration by third parties who,
despite our efforts, obtain unauthorized access. Please note that you play a key
role in protecting the security of your Personal Information. For example, you
should guard your password to our Website, and not give it to others to use. In
addition, you should close your browser when have finished viewing your information
on our Website in order to prevent others from viewing your Personal Information.