Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy covers this YourDegree.com Web site(s), which are owned and operated by YourDegree.com ("YD," "We," "Us," or "Our").

The material on this site is furnished by Us, as a service to provide general information about Us and Our products or services. Some information contained in this Website pertains to tentative solutions or services under development that have not yet been made commercially available to customers by Us. We may make changes, cease development or modify the timetable of these solutions at any time without notice. We further reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. You agree to this Privacy Policy and any changes to the same by visiting this Website. Therefore, We encourage you to review this Website from time to time to review changes to Our Privacy Policy.

In addition, We do not warrant or guarantee the availability for use, accuracy, completeness of information, text, graphics, links and other items contained on this Website, server or any other server. If you decide to access any of the third-party sites that are or may be linked from this site, you do so at your own risk.

Before you submit any information to Our Website, please read this Privacy Policy for an explanation of how We will handle your information. By using any part of Our Website, you agree without limitation or qualification to be bound by this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, please do not use Our Website.

Individuals under the age of eighteen (18) should not send any information to Us. Each time you access Our Website, purchase a product or service from Us or provide information about yourself or anyone else, you are representing to Us that you are eighteen (18) years or older.

I acknowledge that by providing my phone number  and submitting this form I may be contacted by YourDegree.com and/or 3rd party partners you choose on this site, via email, telephone, and/or text to the number provided using automated technology. I understand that consent is not a condition of purchase.

Please review this Privacy Policy and contact Us with any questions at Privacy@yourdegree.com.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

The information contained on this site is furnished as is without any expressed or implied warranty of any kind. In no event will We or any of Our subsidiaries be liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of the use of or inability to use the information on this site.

Please review this Privacy Policy and contact Us with any questions at Privacy@yourdegree.com.

COLLECTION OF INFORMATION

We are committed to providing valuable and efficient services. Part of that commitment includes the collection of information from the access and use of Our website. We keep this information for an indefinite amount of time to improve the operation of our site and to provide better services to our users. This Privacy Policy shall serve as notice of our intent to collect information including but not limited to:

  1. We gather personally identifiable information that you expressly provide when you enter information into a form on Our Website including, without limitation, your name, mailing address, e-mail address, and other unique personal identifiers (e.g., date of birth) ("Personal Information")..
  2. We also collect anonymous information, which includes but is not limited to any information that is not tied to your Personal Information, such as your IP address ("Anonymous Information").
  3. We may receive information about you from other sources including, but not limited to, service providers for tracking and marketing purposes ("Source Information"). Source Information may consist of referral data or the Website you were previously visiting prior to visiting Our Website and information related to the browser and/or platform you are using to access Our Website. Personal Information, Anonymous Information, and Source Information are collectively referred hereinafter as "Information."
  4. In addition to the Information that you provide to Us or that We obtain about you, We will also collect certain information arising out of your use of Our Website, or augment the data We collect with other information from other online or offline sources..
    1. We use "cookies" and the Information to enhance your experience and present you with personalized offers. We use cookies to provide usage statistics about our website, and to understand where visitors learn about our web site. We also may use cookies to simplify the re-entering of your data. Further We may set and access cookies on your computer to provide you with customized content and to assist in providing the services that you have requested.
    2. We may use third-party advertising companies to serve and track advertisements appearing on Our Website.
  5. We collect Information about you to (a) provide products, programs, and services that you have requested; (b) operate and improve the features, offerings and content presented to you by Us and Our affiliated companies, successors, and assigns; (c) personalize the content and advertisements provided to you; (d) communicate with you and respond to your inquiries; (e) conduct research about your use of the features, offerings and content from Us, Our parent or sister companies and partners; (f) provide product improvement; (g) "pre-populate" forms; and (h) help offer you other products, programs, or services that may be of interest to you..
  6. We also reserve the right to collect and reuse Information about you for marketing purposes.
  7. We reserve the right to collect Information about you and store it in connection with other online or offline information We may possess or obtain about you. Such information may include, without limitation, information about the different sites that you visit on the Internet, the time and frequency at which you visit them, and the content that you transmit or post on other Websites.

WHO MAY OUR COLLECTED INFORMATION BE SHARED WITH?

We may in our sole discretion share Information and any and all collected information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies or for particular purposes including, without limitation, the purposes described below. In all cases, you may opt-out of sharing your information by choosing not to use or register for any services or products on Our Website.

  1. YD Products or Services - If you submit a request for a product or service on Our Website, We reserve the right to share Information collected about you contained in the request form or as otherwise described above as we desire in compliance with this Privacy Policy..
  2. YD Partners or Service Providers - We may disclose Information about you to companies that host certain services for Us, such as marketing distribution or credit card processing services. Our service providers use the Information received from Us solely for the purposes of providing you with the products you requested.
  3. YD Promotional Offerings: From time to time We may run promotions and such promotions may be sponsored or co-sponsored by third-party companies. Information about you collected during a promotion is shared with the sponsor or co-sponsor unless you opt-out of sharing Information with such parties.
  4. THE YD GROUP: Parent, or Sister Companies: We reserve the right to share Information about you with Our subsidiaries, sister companies, parent company, successors, and assigns..
  5. Non-Affiliated Companies: We do not share Information with any non-affiliated third party except: (1) in select circumstances when Our business partner refers you to Us and you give Us permission to share specific Information, such as your name and email address, with such business partner on your order form, or (2) when Our business partner provides a product or service that We feel may be of interest to you.
  6. Required by Law: We may also share Information about you as permitted or required by law including, without limitation, inquires by law enforcement or to comply with Federal laws including, without limitation, the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act of 2003 ("CAN-SPAM Act of 2003").

Our business partners may contact you by telephone, e-mail, or mail based on the Information you provided to Us, even if you have opted into the National Do Not Call List administered by the Federal Trade Commission, any state equivalent Do Not Call List, or the Do Not Call List of a specific company. If one of Our business partners contacts you by telephone and you wish not to be contacted again by that business partner with respect to your inquiry, then you should specifically make a request to that partner not to contact you again.

In the event You wish Us not to share you information as set forth in ii) or iii) above please see "Offering You Opt-Out Options" below for information on how to opt-out of sharing your Information. Notwithstanding the foregoing We reserve the right to share your information as described in i), iv), v) and vi) in our sole discretion.

OFFERING YOU OPT-OUT OPTIONS

You have choices when it comes to the use of Our Website, its Services and learning about new offers or services. When you use Our Website or Services and provide Us with your e-mail address, you consent to Our sending you certain information including newsletters and other material containing offers of products or services from Us, Our sister companies, or partners. If you do not wish to receive such communications from Us, Our sister companies or partners, you must follow one of the below methods to select an Opt-Out option whereby we will discontinue to send you information. By accessing and using Our website or Services, providing Us with your e-mail address and not selecting an Opt-out Option you agree neither US nor Our subsidiaries shall be liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of the use of collected information or providing and making contacts with You or Your company. You further agree and waive any rights you may have in contract or tort to seek or file a claim seeking recovery based upon our use or sharing of your information.

  1. E-mail Opt-out Options: Each marketing e-mail We send includes instructions and an opt-out link.  You can also opt-out right here.
  2. Refusing Cookies: Subject to the section below pertaining to cookies and web bugs, you have the ability to prohibit being served an advertisement based on cookie technology. We utilize reputable third-party vendors to serve advertisements. If however, you are not comfortable with cookies, you can adjust the settings within your browser to further prohibit being served a cookie. Please see the browser's instructions to perform this task.

    The National Advertising Initiative (NAI) has developed an opt-out tool with the express purpose of allowing consumers to "opt-out" of the targeted advertising delivered by its member networks. You can visit the NAI opt-out page and opt-out of this cookie tracking. Please visit: http://www.networkadvertising.org/optout_nonppii.asp.
  3. Other Options: If you would like to opt-out of Our promotional marketing, and would like to contact Us, please send Us an e-mail at Privacy@yourdegree.com

We will further provide users with the opportunity to change any personally identifiable information previously provided, or to opt out of our further use of such information as set forth above. To review or request changes to any of your personally identifiable information, please contact us via email at Privacy@yourdegree.com.

Please note that suppressed contact information will not be used for any other purpose except to ensure compliance with your opt-out request and to comply with the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 and any other applicable state and/or Federal laws regarding your choices when it comes to commercial marketing.

INFORMATION SECURITY AND DATA INTEGRITY

We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. These include internal reviews of our data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, as well as physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data.

We restrict access to personal information to Our employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our services. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations. We process personal information only for the purposes for which it was collected and in accordance with this Privacy Policy or any applicable service-specific privacy notice.

We review our data collection, storage and processing practices to ensure that we only collect, store and process the personal information needed to provide or improve our services. We take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information we process is accurate, complete, and current, but we depend on our users to update or correct their personal information whenever necessary.

Privacy Compliance and Enforcement

Your use of this site, contact with YD, and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy and Legal Notice If you have any concerns about the privacy or security of your personal information, please contact us at Privacy@yourdegree.com. We will attempt to resolve your inquiry in a timely manner.

We reserve the right to change our Privacy Policy when our business policy requires that we do so. Any updates will be posted on this site and will become effective as of the date of posting without prior or additional notice.

ASSIGNMENT OF INFORMATION

In the event that We are acquired or merge with another company, or upon a sale of all or portion of Our assets, Information about you will be among the assets transferred to the new company. The new company may handle such Information in accordance with its own policies and procedures and not in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

DAMAGE TO COMPUTER SYSTEMS AND LOSS OF DATA

Any material you download from this site or its links is downloaded at your own discretion and risk. You are solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the downloading of such material.

JURISDICTION

By using this site, you irrevocably consent to the jurisdiction of Illinois courts in any action to enforce these policies. 

OTHER

If any term of these policies is determined to be unlawful, invalid, void or for any reason unenforceable, the validity and enforceability of the remaining terms will not in any way be affected or impaired thereby.

CONTACTING US:

If you have questions regarding our Privacy Policy please contact us at: Privacy@yourdegree.com. If you have questions regarding use or access to our services please review our User Terms and Conditions at: http://www.yourdegree.com/terms-of-use. If you have General Questions please contact us at: CustomerService@yourdegree.com.