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Information Collection & Use
Fulfilling Requests for Products & Services
All users must register to use our site to take advantage of our products and services. During registration, students are required to give certain contact information and certain demographic information. Students may also choose to submit additional contact and demographic information.
Research & Reporting
In addition to the personal information you choose to submit, our systems gather certain anonymous data to help us better understand how our site is being used and how we can improve it. Like most standard Web site servers, we use log files to conduct this analysis. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks. With this information, we can analyze trends, administer the site, track user movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information.
Our site also uses session ID cookies and persistent cookies. A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's computer tied to information about the user. For the session ID cookie, once users log out of the system, the cookie simply terminates. A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on the user's hard drive for an extended period of time. Persistent cookies can be removed by following Internet browser help file directions. Persistent cookies enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the user's experience on our site.