Terms of Use and Privacy Policy for Use of MastersInComputerScience.org (Effective Date 2/18/2016)

Thank you for your interest in, and use of, our website content and its services. To better protect your privacy, we have provided this Privacy Policy to explain the ways in which MastersInComputerScience.org gathers and utilizes different types of information and the choices you have in how your information is collected and used by us, school programs, and third parties to provide content and related products and services you have requested. By using our website, you agree to these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Terms of Use and Privacy Policy Changes Notification

It is possible that we will perform revisions to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy in the future if we change our practices. We recommend that you reread this document periodically to stay up to date with our practices concerning your privacy and other important information. You will be able to confirm when the Privacy Policy was last modified by the “updated” date.

Data Collection and Use of Information

Generally, we collect information in two categories:

Submitted Information is information that uniquely identifies you, such as your name, address, email address, and telephone number.

At times, to provide the services and products requested by visitors, MastersInComputerScience.org may collect your Submitted Information, as well as any information required, to match you to an education product or service. Your identifiable information is stored and shared with schools and other third-party services, so they can provide you with information about programs, schools, and education-related services. Any information collected about you from our website may be associated with other information that MastersInComputerScience.org has collected about you.

By submitting this information, you authorize MastersInComputerScience.org, as well as our affiliated schools and partners, to contact you in accordance with all applicable laws, by telephone, text messages, email or mail regarding education options or related topics. If you receive email communications from us, a school, or third party, you may unsubscribe through a link in the email. This will remove you from any further mailings from that particular sender.

Automatic information is data collected and stored whenever visitors interact with MastersInComputerScience.org, such as date and time of website access, Internet protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using, and specific activities you are engaged in while visiting the Website.

We use “cookies” to collect this automatic information that helps MastersInComputerScience.org improve and enhance our website experience. More information about our use of cookies can be found below in this document.

By visiting and using MastersInComputerScience.org, you acknowledge and agree that we may collect automatic information and share such information with schools, affiliated companies, and third parties, to provide you with degree information, education programs, and other education-related products and services. Additionally, you acknowledge and agree that we retain the right to release any collected information, personal or otherwise, to independent contractors, vendors, or suppliers to provide specific services and products related to our Website, such as email. Access to this information by these third parties will be limited to the information necessary for these contractors to perform their function for us.

By submitting requested information to MastersInComputerScience.org, you affirmatively consent us, our affiliates, and third-party marketing partners and vendors. This information can be used to contact you by telephone, text messages, email, or mail for information on education-related services and products. For a period of time, this action serves as an omission to any Do Not Call requirements established by state and federal governments or other applicable law.

Through your submission, you also grant us the right to release your personal information when required to do so by law. For example, we may release your personal information to abide by a subpoena or other legal procedure. We exercise this option when, in good faith, we believe it is necessary to preserve our rights, to ensure the safety of you or others, to explore alleged fraud, to reply to a government or legal request, and/or in the instance that MastersInEngineering.com merges, acquisitions or sells some or all of its assets to a third party.

Use of Cookies

By using this website, you acknowledge that we use cookies and consent to our use of cookies on our website.

Cookies are small pieces of data sent from a website and stored in the user’s web browser, commonly used for technical purposes such as web analytics. To perform our web analytics, we use Google Analytics, a tool provided by Google, Inc. More information about Google Analytics can be found in Google’s privacy policy: http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html.

Advertising cookies do not contain personally identifiable information, but they allow advertisers to produce more relevant ads based on a user’s interests and can track navigation and publish ads on behalf of third parties.

MastersInComputerScience.org may use cookies for any lawful business purpose, including the geographic location of our users, to record the registration of personalized information, and to track usage patterns to improve the user experience and advertising effectiveness.

You can remove cookies at any time, though you may be required to do so each time you visit our website. Additionally, you can generally opt out of receiving personalized ads from third-party advertisers and ad networks that are members of the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) or those advertisers and networks who follow the Digital Advertising Alliance’s Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising, as well as from other third-party advertisers and ad networks. Please visit the relevant pages on the NAI website and DAA websites to opt out.

Contact Information

You may use our contact form to address any questions or concerns about this Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.