Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy:

Scholarship Finder NC ("Scholarship Finder NC") operates scholarshipfindernc.org and may operate other websites. It is Scholarship Finder NC's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Scholarship Finder NC collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Scholarship Finder NC's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Scholarship Finder NC's visitors use its website. From time to time, Scholarship Finder NC may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Scholarship Finder NC also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on scholarshipfindernc.org blogs/sites. Scholarship Finder NC only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Scholarship Finder NC's websites choose to interact with Scholarship Finder NC in ways that require Scholarship Finder NC to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Scholarship Finder NC gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at scholarshipfindernc.org to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Scholarship Finder NC are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Scholarship Finder NC collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with Scholarship Finder NC. Scholarship Finder NC does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Scholarship Finder NC may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Scholarship Finder NC may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Scholarship Finder NC does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Scholarship Finder NC discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Scholarship Finder NC's behalf or to provide services available at Scholarship Finder NC's websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Scholarship Finder NC's websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Scholarship Finder NC will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Scholarship Finder NC discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Scholarship Finder NC believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Scholarship Finder NC, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Scholarship Finder NC website and have supplied your email address, Scholarship Finder NC may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with Scholarship Finder NC and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Scholarship Finder NC takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor's computer, and that the visitor's browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Scholarship Finder NC uses cookies to help Scholarship Finder NC identify and track visitors, their usage of Scholarship Finder NC website, and their website access preferences. Scholarship Finder NC visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Scholarship Finder NC's websites, with the drawback that certain features of Scholarship Finder NC's websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If Scholarship Finder NC, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Scholarship Finder NC goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Scholarship Finder NC may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Scholarship Finder NC and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Scholarship Finder NC may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Scholarship Finder NC's sole discretion. Scholarship Finder NC encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a scholarshipfindernc.org account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.