Privacy Policy

Terms of Use and Privacy Policy for TheBestDegrees.org (Effective 2/18/16)

Thank you for visiting TheBestDegrees.org to learn more about schools, programs and educational services. This page outlines our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, including the types of data collected and how that data is used to deliver content tailored to your interests. By continuing to use TheBestDegrees.org, you agree to abide by the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy outlined below.

We collect two types of information from users:

Automatic

Automatic information is the data we collect when you interact with our site. TheBestDegrees.org uses cookies to collect anonymous data and use it to improve our site and provide content and services tailored to each user. We also use anonymous data to serve relevant advertisements, optimize our website, and plan marketing and advertising campaigns. Examples of the anonymous information we collect include your browser version, IP address and operating system version.

By using TheBestDegrees.org, you acknowledge and consent to the collection of automatic information each time you use our website. You also agree that the automatic information we collect may be shared with third-party organizations such as schools and website affiliates. Third parties use anonymous data to provide information about educational programs, college degrees, and products and services relevant to the educational industry.

You also acknowledge and agree that TheBestDegrees.org has the right to release collected information, including information that may personally identify you, to businesses that provide our company with administrative and technology services (such as an email delivery service). Therefore, you grant us and any of our partners, affiliates, or vendors the right to contact you for a period of time. By doing so, you are relinquishing the rights afforded to you under the Do Not Call List or other relevant laws. Your submission is an omission to the Do Not Call requirements enacted by state and federal governments, and it may exempt TheBestDegrees.org from other relevant laws.

Submitted

Submitted information is the information you give us voluntarily. It may include your name, mailing address, telephone number, and electronic mailing address, along with any other information needed to match users to educational products and services. We also share information with schools and other third parties so that they may provide additional information about degrees, programs of study, and other educational products and services.

By voluntarily submitting your personal information, you agree that TheBestDegrees.org, as well as any affiliated partners and schools, may contact you by mail, email, telephone, or text message in accordance with all relevant laws. If you receive electronic communications from us, an affiliated school, or a third party, you have the right to unsubscribe by clicking a link provided in the email message. Doing so will remove you from the sender’s mailing list.

Your continued use of TheBestDegrees.org indicates your acknowledgement of and consent to the use of cookies, which are pieces of information stored in your web browser. One of the ways we use the data gathered by cookies is for web analytics. The BestDegrees.org primarily uses a Google, Inc. service called Google Analytics to analyze data. Although advertising cookies do not contain personally identifiable information, they allow advertisers to deliver targeted ads to each user.

For more information about Google Analytics, visit https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245 to read the Google Privacy Policy.

TheBestDegrees.org, along with any partners, vendors, or service providers, may use cookies as follows:

  • Verifying the accuracy of all data submitted by website visitors
  • Collecting demographic information and anonymous data to help optimize the site
  • Serving relevant advertisements to users
  • Improving the user experience
  • Increasing the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns

You can change your browser settings to remove cookies, but you may need to do so each time you visit TheBestDegrees.org. You also have the right to opt out of receiving targeted ads from third parties and ad networks that belong to the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) or follow the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising established by the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA). Change your preferences by going to the opt-out pages on the NAI and DAA websites.

Should you have any questions about our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, please use the online contact form to get in touch with one of our representatives.

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