What Information is Collected
How Information is Collected
All personal information is gathered directly from Users through online registration forms. Only the User can modify his or her own, personal Degreed Profile once it has been created.
Personal Student Information May Be Utilized For the Following Purposes:
To provide information or services that a User has requested; To service a User's account; To improve Degreed's services; To develop and/or inform Users of additional products or services we think will be of interest and benefit to Users, including allowing users to share their information with specific universities that the Users are interested in receiving addition information about; To answer questions Users may have; and to inform winners of scholarships which we run regularly. You may remove your Degreed Profile from our database at any time.
Scholarships and Scholarship Selection Process
Degreed.com is a scholarship provider for students seeking higher education. The scholarship selection process takes into consideration academic achievement. Selection committee uses the student profile, which provides a comprehensive format for applicants to indicate academic merit, to judge scholarship applicants. All further activity on the Degreed site is optional. Students may use the Degreed service simply to apply for Degreed scholarships, or to seek out further education opportunity, all free-of-charge. Scholarship selection panel consists of members educated in education technology and instructional design.
Use of Information Obtained by Degreed
When a student registers with Degreed, he or she creates a unique Degreed Profile and establishes individualized privacy settings. Degreed Profile information, including User's name, email and photo, are publicly displayed. Each User is able to edit and update the information provided in his or her Degreed Profile. We may, on occasion, email our Users to send notifications about new features on the site. Each User shall be allowed opt-in to such emails.
What We Will Not Use Information For
Except as described above, or as otherwise provided by law, User information collected by Degreed will not be used in any other way.
We do not disclose Users' personal information, combined personal and demographic information or information about use of Degreed.com to Third Parties, except as set forth below:
We disclose information if legally required to do so, if requested to do so by a governmental entity or if we believe in good faith that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) protect our rights or property of our affiliated companies; (c) prevent a crime or protect national security; or (d) protect the personal safety of users or the public.
Correction of Information/Accessibility of Information
We provide Users with 24 hour access to their personal information after it has been collected. Users may also wish to amend or correct inaccuracies on information provided. If a User wishes to correct such inaccuracies or make any other changes, information can be accessed through our password protected access facility at http://www.degreed.com. If a User wishes to have his or her Degreed Profile deleted from our server, he or she should contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Removal from the Degreed server does not guarantee that your Degreed Profile will be removed from third party records. Any information gathered is to the best of our knowledge collected lawfully and fairly through Degreed.com and all information is assumed accurate and up to date and only information which is adequate and not excessive to our purpose for collection is retained. Users may review, correct, update or change their Degreed Profile and the information therein at any time. From each Degreed account, Users may also opt out of receiving newsletters and certain other information from Degreed.
Children Under 14 Years of Age
Degreed does not intend to collect information from children under the age of 14 or knowingly allow those individuals to create profiles. All profiles stored are for college students ages 14 or older and those seeking higher education who state their age to be 14 years or older.
Aggregate information about our users routinely gathered about the use of Degreed.com include information such as what pages are being visited most, what domains our visitors are coming from (i.e. google.com), when our servers are busiest, and what websites are referring Users to us. This information helps us to improve our services and to evaluate our marketing efforts. We only use such data anonymously and aggregately. This information may be shared with third parties, but only in the aggregate.
Information Protection and Security
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Last Updated: March 22, 2012