Privacy Policy

Thanks for using our products and services offered through the Ask.Degree website.

Please carefully review our Privacy Policy regarding our treatment of the information that you provide to us. Our Privacy Policy applies to the World Wide Web site owned, operated, licensed, and controlled by AskDegree, LLC (“AskDegree”), including its affiliate social media pages, AskDegree – Instagram, AskDegree – Facebook, AskDegree – LinkedIn, AskDegree – Twitter, and AskDegree YouTube (collectively, the “Site”). This Site is the property of AskDegree, LLC.

Privacy Policy – Last Update May 2018

At AskDegree, LLC we are 100% committed to the protection of the privacy of your personal information, and this privacy statement explains how AskDegree handles your personal information when you use this site. By using this site and submitting any personal information, you agree to the use by AskDegree, LLC (“AskDegree” , “we” or “our”) of such data in accordance with this privacy statement.

Unsubscribe

If at anytime you wish to unsubscribe from our mailing lists or choose to cancel any registrations please contact us at privacy@ask.degree so that we may assist you. Often times we will also provide instructions on how to unsubscribe and/or cancel your registration within the communications that we send to you via email.


Access

If you ever have a questions or concern regarding the accuracy of your identifying information that is on record with AskDegree, or if you simply want old and/or outdated materials removed contact us at privacy@ask.degree. AskDegree is committed to providing reasonable and practical access to visitors to allow them the opportunity to identify and correct any inaccuracies. When requested and practical, AskDegree will delete identifying information from current operational systems.

AskDegree assumes responsibility for keeping an accurate record of the information you have submitted and verified the data. We however, do not assume responsibility for verifying the ongoing accuracy of the content of personal information. Within a reasonable time-frame, if we are is informed that any personal data collected through our website is no longer accurate, we will make appropriate corrections based on the updated information provided by the authenticated visitor.

Data Retention

The personal data you submit to us will only be retained for as long as is required for the purposes for which it was collected. Contact information about visitors such as mailing list information is kept until a user unsubscribes to a publication or requests that we delete that information. Resumes are disposed of when they are either no longer under consideration or are considered outdated by our Human Resources record retention requirements.

Data Collection

AskDegree collects personally identifiable information which is specifically and voluntarily provided by visitors to AskDegree’s website. In addition, AskDegree may in the future combine information collected through means such as cookies or third-party analytics tools with personal information maintained by AskDegree. AskDegree does not currently combine information at this time. AskDegree may collect certain personally identifiable information, such as name, job title, and company name, company address, email address, and telephone, from you during your visit to our website. You may choose to provide personal information in the following examples:

– Subscribe to our newsletters

– Submit resumes or work history information

– Participate in “join our mailing list” initiatives

– Complete Surveys

– Register for events and webinars

– Contact us for further information

– Visiting our sites while logged into a Social Media platform

 

AskDegree does not actively collect demographic information, including your gender and occupation, but this information may be submitted by you if you respond to one of our online job applications. It is AskDegree’s policy to limit the information we collect to only the minimum information required to complete your request. If you believe the site has collected excessive information, we ask that you contact us at privacy@ask.degree to raise any concerns. If we ever request non-mandatory personal information you will be notified of this at the point of collection.

 

You are also able to send chat support messages through our site. Your messages may contain the your’s name and email address, as well as any additional information you may wish to include in the message. AskDegree’s intention is not to seek any sensitive information through our website unless legally required. Sensitive information includes a number of types of data relating to: race or ethnic origin; political opinions; religious or other similar beliefs; trade union membership; physical or mental health; sexual life or criminal record. We suggest that you do not provide sensitive information of this nature. If you choose to provide sensitive information for any reason, AskDegree accepts your explicit consent to use that information in the ways described in this privacy statement or as described at the point where you choose to disclose this information.


Use of Data

When a visitor provides personal information to us, we use it for the purposes for which it was provided to us as stated at the point of collection (or as obvious from the context of collection). Examples of the types of use are given in the ‘Data collection’ section above. We may also use your data to contact you with information about AskDegree’s business, services and events, and other information which may be of interest to you. You may unsubscribe from our mailing list at any time by contacting us as set out in the ‘Unsubscribe’ section above or through the unsubscribe link in our communication to you. You may also email us at privacy@ask.degree to unsubscribe from our mailing & advertisement lists. AskDegree may also use your information in order to administer and manage the site or communicate with you about the site.

Our websites do not collect or compile personally identifying information for dissemination or sale to outside parties for consumer marketing purposes, or host mailings on behalf of third parties. From time to time AskDegree may engage in joint marketing with third-parties we have formed a contractual joint marketing agreement with. If you would like to find out more about the different categories of information collected, please review the ‘Data collection’ section.

Cookies, Beacons and Similar Technologies

We may utilize online identification technologies (“OIT”), such as cookies, web beacons, or pixels on some pages of our site. OITs can be used to store your registration information in an area of our site so that a you do not need to re-enter it on subsequent visits to that same area. It is AskDegree’s policy to use these technologies to make navigation of our websites easier for you, to facilitate efficient registration procedures (including remembering preferences) and to better deliver tailored content to you and all of our visitors.

AskDegree may utilize OITs from marketing partners on our sites, third party sites and social media platforms. These technologies aid in measuring the efficacy of our marketing and awareness campaigns and to understand how visitors navigate to our sites from a AskDegree ad. We use this technology to compile aggregated statistics about all visitors who interact with AskDegree online content, to gauge the effectiveness of our ads and to better provide more pertinent information to you and all of our visitors.

AskDegree also uses site analytics providers which may set cookies in your browser. Site activity information collected by these analytics providers may be combined with personal information held by AskDegree. For more information about these third-party tools, please review the Cookie Disclosure for Ask.Degree.

If you are concerned about cookies, most browsers permit individuals to decline cookies. In most cases, you may refuse or delete one or more cookies and still access our websites, but site functionality may be impaired. After you finish browsing our websites, you may delete site cookies from your system if you desire.


Third parties

Personal data collected by AskDegree may be transferred or disclosed to third party contractors, subcontractors, subsidiaries and/or other AskDegree firms for the purposes for which the visitor has submitted the information and for the administration of our system or site and/or other internal, administrative purposes. Personal data may also be transferred to third party service providers of identity management, website hosting and management, data analysis, data backup, security and storage services. As a result, personal data may be transferred outside the country where the visitor is located. By submitting data on AskDegree’s website, the visitor is providing explicit consent to the transfer of such data for the fulfillment of his or her voluntary requests or otherwise as set out in the ‘Use of data’ section.

It is AskDegree’s policy to disclose information to third parties under the following circumstances:​

– As required by applicable law, statute, rule, regulation or professional standard, or through subpoena, search warrant or other legal process

– For regulatory compliance purposes

– When explicitly requested by a visitor

– When required to deliver publications or reference materials requested by a visitor

– When required to facilitate conferences or events hosted by a third party
Or otherwise as set out in this statement.


Third party links

https://www.Ask.Degree may link to other websites which do not operate under AskDegree’s privacy practices. When you link to other websites, AskDegree’s privacy practices no longer apply. We encourage you to review each site’s privacy policy before disclosing any personally identifiable information.

Security

AskDegree has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. Only authorized AskDegree personnel are provided access to personally identifiable information and these employees have agreed to maintain the confidentiality of this information.


Children

AskDegree understands the importance of protecting children’s privacy, especially in an online environment. The AskDegree sites covered by this privacy statement are not intentionally designed for or directed at children under the age of 18 years. It is AskDegree’s policy never to knowingly collect or maintain personal information about children under the age of 18.


Modifications

AskDegree may update this statement at any time by publishing an updated version here. You can access the most current version of this privacy statement at any time on this site.