We collect a variety of information that you provide directly to us. In general, we collect information from you through:
Using any of our Services, including registering for a User Account through the Website(s)
Making a purchase from us, including registering and enrolling in any Courses published or mentioned on our platform
Signing up for email updates
Uploading or posting to public forums included through the Services
Submitting requests or questions to us via forms or email
Requesting customer support and technical assistance
The types of data we collect directly from you include:
Name, address, telephone number and email address
Log-in credentials, if you register a User Account with us
Information about purchases or other transactions with us, such as your shipping address. Please note, however, that we do not collect, store, or transmit financial account information. Instead, we use a third-party payment processor to process our payments
Information about your customer service and maintenance interactions with us
Demographic information, such as your gender, socio-economic status, and other personal information
Information you provide to us in connection with any application or admissions process, including, for example, educational and work experience, prerequisite knowledge, any pre-assessment you complete, your goals, and other information
Information you provide in connection with career services, for example, salary information, job placement information, career goals, work experience, and other information
User-generated content you upload or post to public forums through the Services. Information needed in order to comply with any procedures, laws, and regulations which apply to us where it is necessary for our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of others
Information from third parties about you in connection with any referral programs we may offer
Any other information you choose to directly provide to us in connection with your use of the Services
Profiles and Career Services. You can choose to share additional information, such as your work experience, resume and transcript, your picture, and answers to questions about your experience, studies and work preferences, when you create a professional profile through the career services we offer through our Services. You can also share information by updating your Profile, uploading documents, or answering questions or surveys we email you or present to you through our Services. Collectively, the professional profile and the materials you provide through the career services are referred to as simply your “Profile.”
Please note, that by electing to make your Profile public, you acknowledge that:
Your Profile and all the included information, materials, documents and pictures will be shared with, and publicly viewed by, other third parties also accessing the career services portal and the Services (including without limitation, potential employers, recruiters, other students or persons, and us);
Employers and other third parties accessing the career services portal can contact you via your email address (or any other contact information you have provided in your Profile); and
You and We can share your Profile and all the included information, materials, documents and pictures with employers, recruiters or career-related third parties.
We also use or may use these technologies to help us determine and identify repeat visitors, the type of content and sites to which a user of our Website(s) links, the length of time each user spends at any particular area of our Website(s), and the specific functionalities that users choose to use.
We may allow third-party companies, including advertising companies (such as Facebook, Google, Twitter, Quora, and Bing), to place cookies on our website. These cookies enable such companies to track your activity across various sites where they display ads and record your activities so they can show ads that they consider relevant to you as you browse the Internet. These Cookies store information about the content you are browsing together with an identifier linked to your device or IP address.
These cookies also allow us and third parties to know whether you've seen an ad or a type of ad, and how long it has been since you've last seen it. This information is used for frequency capping purposes, to help tailor the ads you see, and to measure the effectiveness of ads. For more information about online advertising and how you can control or disable these cookies.
Currently, we do not monitor or take any action with respect to Web browser signals or other mechanisms for the expression of choice regarding the collection of information about an individual over time and across third-party web sites or online services (e.g., Web browser “do not track” signals).