The Application (“The Application ,” “us,” “we,” “our”) is committed to protecting
data collection and usage policies and practices that apply to the The Application
website (https://theapplication.org/), related websites, and any services that we
apply to any third-party websites, service or applications, even if they are
through the Website.
We use Your Personal data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service,
agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy
We use your Personal Information to provide and improve the Website. By using the
Website, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this
2. Information that We Collect From and About You
In order to provide the Website, we may collect information that can reasonably be
to directly or indirectly identify a person (hereinafter “Personal Information” or
This information may include:
A. Information Collected or Received from You
Account Information: This information
include your personal account preferences, any photos you may upload, employer,
registration information (e.g., for various newsletters, forums, or events).
Information You Provide In Your Forum, Social Media, or Blog posts:
This includes any information that you voluntarily decide to disclose at your
Contact Information: Depending on how
choose to use the Website, you may provide us with contact information such as
email address, gender pronouns, first and last name, work contact information,
number, and physical address.
Information That Is Automatically Collected:
Depending on how you access the Website, we may collect information regarding
type of device on which the Website is accessed, the operating system name and
version of the device used to access the Website, device manufacturer,
version accessed on your device, unique identifiers, device ID, IP address,
geolocation data, the time and date of your visit to the Website, and other
Demographic Information: We may collect
certain information about population characteristics from you. This information
includes your, age, preferences, gender, marital status, parental marital
race or ethnicity, military service status, occupation, career history,
Information Collected From You If You Are A University or College Applicant:
Applicant Education and Extracurricular Information:
To take full advantage of our Website, you may choose to share education
extracurricular information with us such as your: school transcripts,
history, high school name, activities and clubs, High School counselor
Student ID, previous employers, resume, letters of recommendation,
statements and application essays, or entrance exam scores.
Financial Information and Socioeconomic Status:
We may collect limited financial information about you and, in some
your parents. This may include student loan information, housing status,
parental income, income bracket, pay frequency, etc.
B. Information Collected Using Cookies and other Web Technologies
store certain information. Tracking technologies used are beacons, tags, and scripts
collect and track information and to improve and analyze Website.
C. Information about you provided by third parties
In certain instances, we may also acquire Personal Information about you from third
parties. For example, this may include information collected from publicly available
social media sites or your school (at your request).
3. Use of Your Personal Information
The Application may use Personal Information for the following purposes:
D. To Provide And Maintain Our Service
This includes monitoring the usage of our Website.
E. To Manage Your Account
This includes managing your registration as a user of the Website.
The Personal Information you provide can give you access to different
functionalities of the Website that are available to you as a registered user.
F. For The Performance Of A Contract
This includes the development, compliance and undertaking of the purchase contract
the products, items or services you have purchased or of any other contract with us
through the Website.
G. To Contact You
We may use your PI to contact you by email, telephone calls, SMS, or other
forms of electronic communication, regarding updates or informative communications
related to the functionalities, products or contracted services, including the
updates, when necessary or reasonable for their implementation. If you opt-in to
SMS messages, we may send you text messages relating to our Services. You may
anytime from receiving such message by following the opt-out instructions send via
H. To Provide You With The Application Updates
This includes any news, special offers and general information about other goods,
services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already
purchased or enquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information.
I. To Augment Your User Profile
We may use your Personal Information to draw inferences about you to complement the
information you provide to us.
J. To Manage Your Requests
We may use your Personal Information to attend to and manage your requests to us.
We may use your Personal Information in other ways we may describe to you at the
time when you provide the information and for other purposes with your consent.
4. Information that We Share with Third Parties
We will not share any PI that we have collected from or about you with any third
L. Information Shared in Order to Provide our Services
We may share your PI to the extent necessary to provide the Website. This includes,
but is not limited to, updating, securing, and troubleshooting, as well as providing
M. Information Shared With Our Service Providers
We may share your Personal Information with third-party Service Providers to work
with us to administer and support the Website. Examples include hosting our web
servers, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card
payments, and providing customer service.
Please note that we do not store or collect your payment details. That information is
provided directly to our third-party payment processors whose use of your Personal
the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council.
N. Information Disclosed to Colleges, Universities, Employers, or Networking
Depending on how you use our Website, we may disclose your PI to various Colleges,
Universities, and Employer at your direction. We may also share your information
with various networking contacts such as career coaches, individuals in your
industry, event facilitators, etc.
O. Information Disclosed in Connection with Business Transactions
We may disclose PI to a third party in the event of reorganization, merger, sale,
joint venture, assignment, transfer, or other disposition of all or any of our
business, assets, or stock, including in connection with bankruptcy or similar
P. Information Shared With Third Parties To Market Their Products Or Services
We may share your PI with our business partners to offer you certain products,
services or promotions.
Q. Information Disclosed for Our Protection and the Protection of Others
We may disclose your PI if legally required to do so, pursuant to a request from a
governmental entity, or if we believe in good faith – after considering your privacy
interests and other factors – that such action is necessary to:
- Conform to legal requirements or comply with legal processes (including
- Enable valid investigations by an academic institution seeking to enforce its
code of conduct or honor code;
and collections purposes;
- Protect our property rights, rights and safety or property, rights and safety of
a third party, our affiliated companies, or the public in general; or
- Stop any activity that we consider illegal, unethical, or legally actionable.
R. Information Disclosed to Others in Accordance with Your Preferences
We may disclose such PI to third parties if you consent to such disclosure. For
example, when you share Personal Information or otherwise interact in the public
areas with other users, such information may be viewed by all users and may be
publicly distributed outside. If you interact with other users or register through a
third-Party social media service, your contacts on the third-Party social media
service may see certain PI such as your name, profile, pictures and description of
your activity. Similarly, if you elect to use our Website to submit applications,
your Personal Information will be transmitted to your intended recipients at your
S. Information Shared with our Affiliates
We may share your Personal Information with our affiliates, in which case we will
subsidiaries, joint venture partners or other companies that we control or that are
under common control with us.
5. Retention of Your Personal Information
Except as otherwise permitted or required by applicable law or regulation, we will
only retain your Personal Information for as long as necessary to fulfill the
purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal,
accounting, or reporting requirements.
6. The Security of Your Information
The security of your Personal Information is important to us and we take reasonable
administrative, physical and electronic measures designed to safeguard your PI from
unauthorized access or inappropriate use by third parties. Please be aware, however,
that no method of transmitting and storing information over the internet is
completely secure. Accordingly, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of any
Personal Information we collect.
7. Your Choices
We respect your privacy and do our best to honor your choices with respect to your
Personal Information. As such, we provide you with the following options with
respect to your PI. You may request:
- Access to your PI to know what information we have collected about you;
- That we correct your PI if such data is out of date or incorrect; or
- That we delete any PI that you have provided to us (please note that if you
choose to exercise your right to delete, we cannot delete your PI without also
deleting your user account).
In the event you decide to exercise these rights, we will do our best to honor your
choices upon receipt of a verified request.
8. Our Policy Toward Children
Our Website is not directed to children under 13 and we do not knowingly collect PI
from children under 13. If we learn that we have collected PI of a child under 13
without verification of parental consent, we will take steps to delete such
information from our files as soon as possible.
9. Contact Us
If you have any questions regarding this policy or would like to exercise your
rights, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
10. Last Updated
March 23, 2023