mobile device application,
and affiliated webpages and blogs (collectively, the “Site or Web Site”) and
the Patheer job analytics tool (together with the Site, the “Service”). The
Service is made available by College Miner, Inc. ("College Miner" or "we" or
Personal Information and other information that is collected through the Service
and how that information is used and protected.
By visiting the Web Site or using the Service, you agree to the terms of this
any of our websites and users of our Service, whether or not they have a
subscription (collectively, “you” or “Users”).
We may from time to time, including when you register for the Service, ask you
for Personal Information, and we may collect certain information from your
computer each time you visit our Service. "Personal
Information" means personally identifiable information and may include but is
not limited to: your name; street address; e–mail address; SMS or text message
address; cell phone number; telephone number; credit card and other payment
information; demographic information; year of graduation; college or university;
academic records; test scores; company name; job title; salary; other
information that you choose to provide regarding your employment history,
academic and extracurricular activities and interests; and/or other information
that may identify you as an individual or allow online contact with you.
If you access the Service through a mobile device, you agree that information
about your use of the Service through your mobile device and carrier may be
communicated to and stored by us, including but not limited to your mobile
carrier, your mobile device, or your physical location. In addition, use of the
Service through a mobile device may cause data to be displayed on and through
your mobile device.
You can register by logging into your account with certain third party social
networking sites ("SNS") (including Facebook) via our Service. If you decide to
create your account by logging into a SNS via the Service, we may extract the
Personal Information you have provided to the SNS (such as your "real" name,
email address and other information you make publicly available via the SNS)
from the account you have with such SNS and use that information to create your
Account; the information we extract may depend on the privacy settings you have
with the SNS.
Right to Opt In and Opt Out
You will always have the right to "opt–in" and "opt–out" of certain of our uses
of your Personal Information. For example, you may be able to elect to or not to
receive correspondence from us or have your Personal Information shared with
other entities for their marketing purposes. You can also send an e–mail to email@example.com.
In this e–mail, please say whether: (i) you would like to opt–out of receiving
all e–mail promotional correspondence from College Miner in general or (ii) if
you would only like to opt–out of certain of College Miner's e–newsletters or
correspondence and if so which ones or (iii) you would like to opt–out of having
your Personal Information shared with third parties. You may also opt–out of
College Miner's promotional e–mails by clicking on an opt–out link within the
e–mail you receive.
Please understand that if you opt–out of receiving promotional correspondence
from us, we may still contact you in connection with your relationship,
activities, transactions and communications with us.
You may choose to close your account at any time by emailing us directly at
firstname.lastname@example.org. After you close your
account, you will not be able to sign in to the Service or access any of the
information you have provided us. Upon closing your account, your Personal
Information will no longer be accessible from the Service. If you close your account, we may
still retain certain information associated with your account for analytical
purposes and recordkeeping integrity, as well as to prevent fraud, collect any
fees owed, enforce our terms and conditions, take actions we deem necessary to
protect the integrity of our Web Site or our users, or take other actions
otherwise permitted by law. Further, because of the complexities of the
technology involved, we cannot guarantee total or irrevocable deletion of your
account information, and we cannot provide you with any specific timelines for
deletion. In addition, if certain information has already been provided to third
be subject to those third parties' policies.
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We may collect Personal Information from Users, for example, through such User's
activities, transactions and completion of surveys, polls and other online forms
on our Web Site.
Because some of our most useful services are personalized (i.e., different
visitors may have a different experience based on information they provide),
registration for such services may be required (although not all areas of our
Service require registration).
You may be able to send information about our Service to your friends and family
members by clicking on an "E–mail to Friend" or similar button on our Web Site
or in one of our e–mails. In some of these cases (unless you simply forward our
e–mail on your own), you may provide the name and e–mail address of your friend
or family member to us, and such information will be treated in
From time to time, we obtain lists of people who may be interested in our
products and services from third–party marketing list suppliers. We may use
these lists to send direct marketing promotions by e–mail. If you do not wish to
receive future promotions via e–mail, please follow the instructions in the Right to Opt In and Opt Out section above.
Web Site Usage Information
We and our affiliates, including but not limited to our service providers, may
use "cookies" to keep, and sometimes track, information about you, and to create
a personalized Web experience. Cookies are small data files that are stored on
your computer's hard drive. Cookies track where you travel on our Web Site and
what you look at and purchase. By using the Service, you agree to our use and
By using College Miner, creating or uploading a resume to the Service or
applying to a job through the Service, you are consenting to such use of
cookies. Most Web browsers can be set to inform you when a cookie has been sent
to you and provide you with the opportunity to refuse that cookie. Additionally,
if you have a Flash player installed on your computer, your Flash player can be
set to reject or delete Flash cookies. We
will respect your choices relating to on-line tracking, whether you choose to
reject individual cookies or set your web browser to reject cookies and other
tracking technology. However,
refusing a cookie may, in some cases, preclude you from using, or negatively
impact the display or function of, the Web Site or certain areas or features of
We may use "clear GIFs" (a/k/a "Web beacons" or "pixel tags") or similar
technologies, on the Service and/or in our communications (e.g., in our
HTML–based e–mails) which enable us to know whether you have visited a Web page
or received or opened a message. This allows us to know the effectiveness of our
IP Address and Clickstream Data
Our server may automatically collect data about your server's Internet address
when you visit us. This information, known as an Internet Protocol address, or
IP Address, is a number that's automatically assigned to your computer by your
Internet service provider whenever you're on the Internet. In addition to
logging your IP Address and sometimes your domain name, our server may also
record the referring page that linked you to us (e.g., another Web site or a
search engine); the pages you visit on this Web Site; how long you stay on this
Web Site, the Web site you visit after this Web Site; the ads you see and/or
click on; other information about your computer and its settings; any search
terms you have entered on this Web Site or a referral site; and other Web usage
activity and data (collectively, “Web Site Usage Information”).
Matching Web Site Usage Information and Personal Information
Web Site Usage Information may be tracked in both aggregate form and at an
individual user level. We may also match information collected from you through
different means or at different times, including both Personal Information and
Web Site Usage Information, and use such information along with information
obtained from other sources, including third parties. We may also analyze User
behavior as a measure of interest in, and use of, our Service and e–mails, both
on an individual basis and in the aggregate. Any or all of these activities with
regard to Web Site Usage Information may be performed on our behalf by our
How Personal Information is Used
We may use your Personal Information, for example, to respond to your requests
and to provide you with our product and service offerings (for example, to
process your orders and respond to your requests and inquiries). We may also use
your Personal Information to maintain our internal record keeping. In addition,
we may send you e–mail notices and offers and otherwise correspond with you,
about products, services, companies and events, sponsored by us and others, that
we think might interest you.
You may opt–out of receiving such notices and offers from us, at any time, by
following the instructions in the Right to Opt In and Opt
Personalized Job Matching
We use your Personal Information to best match your background to current job
openings. Your information will not be sent to any job poster without your
We display aggregate statistics of User data for job market analysis. This is
displayed for free on our website, but this does not describe nor identify any
Advertisements and other content displayed or transmitted to you on or through
the Web Site or Service may be customized to your interests and preferences,
based on your Personal Information and Web Site Usage Information, including
(but not limited to) non–personally identifying information, which we may obtain
from you or from other sources. These companies may use third-party cookies to
record information (not including your name, address, e-mail address, or
telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to
provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
This information may allow them to deliver targeted advertisements
and gauge the effectiveness of targeted advertisements.
Some of these third-party advertising companies may be advertising networks that
are members of the Network Advertising Initiative, which offers a single
location to opt out of ad targeting from member companies (www.networkadvertising.org).
For more information about third-party tracking and your choices related to it,
please see Cookies and Third Party Offers sections, above. Additionally, please see
further understand targeted advertising and your choices about it.
When you contribute to a public area or feature of our Web Site or Service, such
as a chat room, bulletin board, list serve, blog, wiki or other open forum, the
information that you submit will be made available to the general public.
Therefore, we recommend that you do not submit any sensitive information to such
areas of our Web Site, including your full name, home address, phone number,
financial information or any other information that would enable other users to
locate you or contact you.
Third Party Offers
We will never share your Personal Information with anyone without your express
We may provide you with an opportunity to receive offers from other third
parties who have services, products and offers that we think might be of
interest to you. Unless you instruct us not to do so, we may from time to time
provide your Personal Information to these entities so that they may send you
such offers. If you change your mind and no longer want us to share your
Personal Information with such entities, follow the instructions to opt-out in
the Right to Opt In and Opt Out section above.
College Miner works with schools and institutions to provide programs such as
test preparation and college counseling. Your school, district, or state may
arrange for your participation in these programs and may purchase products on
your behalf. We may share the Personal Information that you provide to us
through your participation in these school programs with your school, district
and your parents. In addition, your school may require us to share your
information with others legally entitled to access your academic records, such
as your state department of education.
We may use third party partners, affiliates and service providers to help
operate our Web Site and Service, and we may share your information with such
third parties for such purposes. These third parties are not authorized by us to
use your Personal Information in any other way.
We may disclose aggregate statistics regarding User behavior as a measure of
interest in, and use of, our Service and e–mails to third parties in the form of
aggregate data that do not describe or identify any individual user.
Third Party "Linked–To" Web Sites
When you are on our Web Site or use our Service you may be able to visit or link
to other sites not operated by us, including but not limited to SNS sites. We do
not control such sites and we are not responsible for the information practices
of those other Web sites, and we encourage you to read the posted privacy
policies of such sites.
Legally Compelled Disclosures
We may disclose user information when compelled to do so by government
authorities or otherwise as required or permitted by law, such as to respond to
court orders and subpoenas. We also may disclose User information when we have
reason to believe that someone is causing injury to or interfering with our
rights or property, other customers or users of the Service, or anyone else that
could be harmed by such activities.
In the event that College Miner or all or a portion of its business, or one or
more of its divisions, is acquired by one or more third parties as a result of
an acquisition, merger, sale, reorganization, consolidation or liquidation,
Personal Information and Web Site Usage Information may be included in the
College Miner will take steps to protect the security and integrity of all
sensitive Personal Information provided to us. However, due to the inherent
nature of the Internet as an open global communications vehicle, we cannot
guarantee that information, during transmission through the Internet or while
stored on our system or otherwise in our care, will be safe from intrusion by
others, such as hackers.
If you contact us by e–mail or a "contact us" or similar feature on our Service,
your transmission might not be secure. A third party could view information you
send by these methods in transit.
You may be able to access our tools via a SNS account on our Service with a
username and password. If so, you are responsible for protecting your SNS
account password, and you are responsible for any access to or use of the
Service by you or any person or entity using your password, whether or not such
access or use has been authorized by or on behalf of you. See for example
Facebook’s policy on developer and application access http://developers.facebook.com/policy/.
In the unlikely event that we believe that the security of your Personal
Information in our possession or control may have been compromised, we may seek
to notify you of that development. If a notification is appropriate, we would
endeavor to do so as promptly as possible under the circumstances, and, to the
extent we have your e–mail address, we may notify you by e–mail. You consent to our use of e–mail as a means of such notification. If you
prefer for us to use another method to notify you in this situation, please
e–mail us at
Although the Service is meant for a general audience, we restrict its use to
individuals age 18 and above. We do not knowingly seek or collect personal
information from children under the age of 13.
College Miner reserves the right to change, update or remove this Privacy
Policy, or any other of our policies or practices, at any time, and will notify
page. Any changes or updates will be effective immediately upon posting to the
Service. Under certain circumstances, we may also elect to notify you of, or
means, such as posting a notice on the front page of our Web Site or sending you
Consent to Processing
By providing Personal Information to the Service, you understand and consent to
the collection, maintenance, processing and transfer of such information in and
to the United States and other countries and territories, in accordance with
United States law.
If you have any questions or comments regarding our privacy practices, you may
use our contact form or at the
30 Beach St #2
Quincy, MA 02170
Effective Date: November 1, 2013