This Privacy Statement is applicable only to GetSet users at the following schools:
- DeVry University
- Penn Foster College
- Strayer University
- University of Phoenix
- Western Governors University
GetSet Learning, LLC and our affiliated companies ("GetSet" or "we") are committed to protecting the privacy of all individuals who utilize our site or services. Please read the following to understand how we collect, use, and safeguard the information we may obtain via this website (the "Site"). This statement may be revised from time to time, so please revisit this page often to remain fully informed of our statement.
What information does GetSet collect?
Via the Site, GetSet collects: (i) personally identifiable information, and (ii) technical and other information.
Personally Identifiable Information
GetSet collects your name, email address(es), phone number(s), and other information provided by your school, such as your program of study. This information is used solely for the operation of the GetSet program. GetSet will never sell your information. GetSet employees and agents have access to such information. GetSet will comply with all court orders to obtain any information, though this is rare.
Children - In compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, 15 U.S.C. §§501-06 and 16 C.F.R. §§ 312.1-312.12, GetSet does not permit children under 13 years of age to become users without their parent or guardian's express consent and approval. By using our Site, you represent you are not under 13 years of age.
General Site Visitors - When you browse the general areas of the site that do not require an account, you do so anonymously; no personally identifiable information is collected.
General Subscribers - At the time you become a general subscriber of the Site, we request that you verify your name and e-mail address. In addition, by registering as a general subscriber, you have automatically opted-in to receive further information regarding our partners. You may opt-out of receiving such information as set forth below in the Section captioned “Opt Out.”
Contacting Us - The Site permits you to contact us via our Help, Feedback, and Contact Us Forms. Whenever you send an e-mail through the Help, Feedback, and Contact Us Forms on the Site, you will be providing us with your name, e-mail address and potentially your phone number, and any information you choose to include in the text of your message. For example, you may choose to provide your mailing address or other information necessary or helpful for us to address your query or other concern.
Technical and Other Information
To learn more about behavioral advertising, you can visit www.networkadvertising.org. You can opt-out of the collection and use of information for ad targeting by going to the Network Advertising Initiatives cookie opt out page, which can be found at www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp or the Digital Advertising Alliance's opt-out page at www.aboutads.info/choices.
If you need help using GetSet, you can always reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do we collect information from you?
Our Use of Information
The GetSet Student Social Community - Sharing Information
Information you share on GetSet can always be removed by GetSet if it does not follow the Terms and Conditions.
We may share offers from our affiliates, partners, advertisers and service providers with you. If you express to us your interest in any products and/or services of any of our third party advertisers and partners, we may provide your personally identifiable information to such third party advertisers and partners. We may also share with our partners, affiliates, advertisers or service providers, in aggregate, statistical form, non-personal information regarding the visitors to the Site, traffic patterns, and Site usage. Similarly, we will disclose information we maintain, including personally identifiable information, when required to do so by law, or may disclose such information in response to a request from a law enforcement agency or authority. GetSet is not responsible for any third party seeing information that you shared at one point, and later unshared or deleted, including any potential capturing of information (by screenshot or otherwise) during the time it was shared. Because security is important to both GetSet and you, we will make reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems.
Use of Third Party Personal Information
You may choose to let other individuals know about GetSet through our referral feature. If you choose to use this feature, we will ask you to provide us with that person's name and e-mail address. We will send him or her one or more e-mails inviting him or her to visit GetSet to learn more about our services. GetSet will store such individual's contact information for the sole purpose of sending such e-mails.
We strive to maintain the accuracy of any personally identifiable information that may be collected from you, and will use our commercially reasonable efforts to respond promptly to update our database when you tell us the information in our database is not accurate. It is your responsibility to ensure that such information is accurate, complete and up-to-date. You may view the information in your user profile by logging onto your profile page. If you wish to make any changes to any personally identifiable information you have provided to us, you may do so by making such changes in your profile page.
If you are a general subscriber of GetSet, you may opt out of receiving communications from us by emailing us at email@example.com with the subject line “Close Account”.
Consequences of Not Providing Information
You may choose not to provide us with your personally identifiable information. However, choosing not to provide certain requested personally identifiable information may prevent you from accessing and taking advantage of certain services offered by GetSet.
Protecting Your Personally Indentifiable Information
Students enrolled via a school or education institution program who did not directly pay for GetSet’s products should be aware that we retain the right to share any information regarding their account with their educational institution. If you are a general subscriber of GetSet, you should not share your password with anyone. In addition, if you suspect unauthorized access to your information, it is your responsibility to contact GetSet immediately. GetSet personnel will never ask you to divulge your password in written or electronic communications or over the phone. Please be aware that Internet data transmission is not always secure, and we cannot warrant or guarantee that information you transmit utilizing the Site is secure.
GetSet may, in the future, sell or otherwise transfer some or all of its assets to a third party. Your personally identifiable information and/or technical information we obtain from you via the Site may be disclosed to any potential or actual third party purchasers of such assets and/or may be among those assets transferred.
Acceptance of these Terms
In addition, by using this Site and providing us your personally identifiable information you explicitly acknowledge and agree to (i) the transfer of your personally identifiable information to the United States and to other jurisdictions worldwide and (ii) the collection and use of your personally identifiable information in accordance with this Privacy Statement.
NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS - CALIFORNIA SHINE THE LIGHT LAW
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our Users who are California residents to request and obtain from us a list of what personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year and the names and addresses of those third parties. Requests may be made only once a year and are free of charge. Under Section 1798.83, we currently do not share any personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes.
This Privacy Statement is effective as of July 11, 2016. We reserve the right, at any time, to modify, alter, or update this policy, and any such modifications, alterations, or updates will be effective upon posting. In the event we modify this Privacy Statement, your continued use of the Site will signify your acceptance of the modified Privacy Statement.
Questions regarding this Privacy Statement should be directed to GetSet Legal at firstname.lastname@example.org. GetSet may also be contacted directly at the following address:
GetSet Learning, LLC 332 S Michigan Avenue Suite 121 Chicago, IL 60604