CollegeCornerStone.com Privacy Policy defines how we use the personal information you decide to share, and help you make informed decisions when using the application located at http://www.collegecornerstone.com (the "Website").

By using or accessing the Website, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy. If you have questions or complaints regarding our privacy policy or practices, please contact us at success@collegecornerstone.com

CollegeCornerStone is not an eCommerce site and is not designed for you to conduct any financial transaction with your peers or employers or any third party.


Information We Collect

When you visit the Website you provide us with two types of information: (i) personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected by us and (ii) information collected as you interact with the Website.

When you register and use the Website, you provide certain personal information, such as your name, your email address, your college, your status, your program major, your resume with personal data, and any other personal or preference information that you provide to us and others.

When you enter the Website, the Website collects your browser type and IP address. This information is gathered for all Website visitors not only www.Collegecornerstone.com. In addition, the Website stores certain information from your browser using "cookies." A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's computer tied to information about the user. The Website uses session ID cookies to confirm that users are logged in. These cookies terminate once the user closes the browser. By default, the Website uses a persistent cookie that stores your login ID (but not your password) to make it easier for you to login when you come back to the Website. You can remove or block this cookie using the settings in your browser if you want to disable this feature.

You post Content (as defined in the CollegeCornerStone Terms of Use) on the Website at your own risk. The Website cannot control the actions of other Users with whom you may choose to share your information. Therefore, the Website cannot and does not guarantee that Content you post on the Website will not be viewed by unauthorized persons. The Website is not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website. You understand and acknowledge that, even after removal, copies of Content may remain viewable in cached and archived pages or if other Users have copied or stored your Content.

Any improper collection or misuse of information provided on the Website is a violation of the Website Terms of Use and should be reported to success@collegecornerstone.com.

By using the Website, you are consenting to have your personal data transferred to and processed in Canada

Use of Information Obtained by the Website

We use this information to

  • Place you in program communities for interaction with college peers.
  • Post your resume for potential employers to view and select
  • Assess the needs of businesses to advertisements and workshops
  • Identify and recommend suitable Industry Certifications
  • Send you service information
  • Send notification of updates
  • Respond to customer service requests, questions and concerns
  • Administer your account
  • Send you periodical email newsletters, significant updates to the Website or marketing communications
  • Send you marketing communications on industry certification
  • Identify and Partner with businesses to run workshops and seminars
  • Improve our Web site and marketing efforts
  • Conduct research and analysis
  • Display content based upon your interests
  • Facilitate your interaction with other users
  • Post your resume, and be contacted by prospective employers for volunteering, internships or placement opportunities
  • List you in program directory made available only to other members in the same directory

Choice/Opt-Out

You may choose to stop receiving marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails or you can contact us at success@collegecornerstone.com

We enable you to create a profile, and share information such as messages, photos, and videos with others. Please note that we cannot control the actions of others with whom you may choose to share your pages and information. We urge you to consider carefully what you share. Ultimately, it will be your responsibility.

When you register with the Website, you create your own account. Your username and email will be attached to material you upload on the Website. The Website will not provide any of your other personal information to third parties.

Information Sharing

The website is designed to share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement, for example your profile and resume. We do not sell, share, rent or trade your personal information to third parties for their promotional purposes.

We may provide your personal information to companies that provide services to help you with your career development and/or academic success. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services.

We may also disclose your personal information

  • as required by law such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process
  • when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request,
  • if CollegeCornerStone is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or
  • uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information, to any other third party with your prior consent to do so.

Links

The Website may contain links to other websites. The Website is of course not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. The Website encourages Users to be aware when they leave the Website to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by the Website.

Changing or Removing Information

Users may modify, delete or remove any of their account information at any time by logging into the My Account page. Information will be updated immediately. Individuals who wish to deactivate their Website account may do so on the My Account page.

Protecting Information

The Website takes appropriate precautions to protect our users' information. Your account information is located on a secured server behind a firewall. Because email and instant messaging are not recognized as secure communications, the Website requests that you not send private information to us by email.

Data Retention

We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services contact us at success@collegecornerstone.com. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

Changes in this Privacy Statement

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the home page, and other places as appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

CollegeCornerstone.com reserves the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.

Age restriction

If you are under 14 years of age, then please do not use or access the website at any time or in any manner.