Privacy Policy

 

Last Updated: Dec. 18th, 2015

Keeping you Safe: Our Commitment To Privacy

Your privacy is important to us. Our ongoing commitment to the protection of your privacy is essential to maintaining the relationship of trust that exists between The enScholar Educational Foundation ("enScholar" “TryIt” "we" or "us"), the organizations promoting experiences (each, an "Agency"), and our users. This privacy policy (the "Privacy Policy") is intended to help you understand how we collect, use, and disclose your information.

User Consent

By submitting Information through our services, you expressly consent to the processing of your Information according to this Privacy Policy. Your Information may be processed by us in the country where it was collected as well as other countries (including Canada and the United States, ) where laws regarding processing of Information may be less stringent than laws in your country.

 

The Information We Collect

You may have accessed enScholar or TryIt by visiting http://www.enscholar.com or http://www.gotryit.org, or through the site of one of our third-party partners with whom we have teamed to provide services (collectively, the "Services"), such as an enScholar or TryIt co-branding partner or a corporate partner (collectively, "Partners"). This notice applies to all information you submit to us through the Services. Please note that we cannot be responsible for the information you submit directly to third parties, including our Partners, who may have their own posted policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of your information. We urge you to review the policies of our Partners through whom you may access our services.

The types of information, including without limitation personal information, ("Information") we may collect from users through the Services are:

    • First and Last Name
    • Email address and password
    • Address, City and Province/State (optional)
    • Country and Postal Code
    • Comments and feedback about experiences (optional)
    • Connection history
    • Geo-location information
    • Information about your interests, strengths, values, and career prospects
    • Information about the experiences you have viewed and engaged with
    • Resume (optional)
    • Other categories of information required or requested by an Agency to register for a particular experience or opportunity.

For Agencies who use the Services to host experiences we may collect:

    • Administrator Information - First and Last Name; Email; Telephone Number; Postal Code; Username and Password. Address and City (optional); Province/State; Country
    • Agency Information - Agency Name; Contact Information (Contact Title, First and Last Name, Telephone Number, Address, City, State, Country, Postal Code, Email); Description of Services; Mission Statement; proof of non-profit status, as applicable; Affiliations; Web site Address.
    • Experience or Opportunity Information - Experience Title; Contact Email; Description; Location Information (either Street Location or "Virtual" Designation). Required Skills and Other Requirements; Date; Time; Experience Category and Type; Commitment Information; Age Requirements; photo; keywords.

How We Use Information

We use the Information we collect about you to provide and improve the Services, facilitate the experience-finding process, respond to your requests, and to provide information to you about enScholar, TryIt and related industry topics. We may use your Information to provide you with additional information we think is of interest to you, which may include, for example, relevant experiences shown to you through Services and customize the content and any promoted experiences you may see.

Please be aware that, to the extent required to provide our services, we share your Information with other users, Agencies, our third-party service providers, our Partners, and affiliated organizations as applicable. We may use our email lists for sending out enScholar and TryIt outbound communications. We also reserve the right to use your Information to send you transactional e-mails, and you cannot opt out of receiving transactional e-mails without deleting your account (by email us at info@enscholar.com).

Please note that any feedback or comments provided by you on the Web Sites may be generally accessible by any visitor to the Web Sites. Therefore, please take care when posting feedback or comments to the site, as you will forfeit the privacy of that information.

If you are a non-organzational user, we may also use your Information in the following ways:

If you indicate to us that you are interested in creating a personalized account, the information we gather from you will be used to provide you with the Services and permit you to: access the account, customize your profile with any personal information, customize outbound email services, review your connection history and/or post a resume that can be sent as an attachment to inquiries you make using the enScholar and TryIt services.

If you indicate to us that you are interested in a particular experience and provide us with your Information using the Services, we may forward your Information to the Agency that listed that experience so that the Agency can contact you regarding your potential involvement, and, if the particular Agency (including an Agency that is a Partner) has a regional or national office or is closely affiliated with or a member of a related Agency (each, an "Affiliate"), then we may also share your Information with the applicable Affiliate. Each such Agency, however, has its own policies regarding collection and use of personal information and we are not responsible for their use of your Information. For more about an Agency's policy, please contact them directly using the contact information posted for that Agency on our Web site.

To the extent that you have provided any Information to us through our Services regarding experiences associated with one of our Partners or have accessed the Services through a Partner, we may share your Information and connection history with the applicable Partner. Each of our Partners has its own policies regarding the collection and use of personal information, and enScholar and TryIt are not responsible for their use of your Information. Furthermore, our Partners may collect additional information from you, independent of enscholar.com and gotryit.org, in connection with any experiences or services.

If you are an Agency, we may also use your Information in the following ways:

If you submit Information to us as an Agency, then, subject to the terms and conditions as an organizational member of enScholar and TryIt, your Information will be accessible by anyone who accesses enScholar and TryIt. In addition, we may share your Information, with selected Partners in order to verify your Agency's identity. Agencies who receive email addresses from potential experience signups are strongly encouraged to adopt privacy standards similar to those of enScholar and TryIt (but in each case, you must comply with all applicable privacy laws and regulations). Inappropriate use of personal information received from enScholar and TryIt may jeopardize membership with enScholar and TryIt. We reserve the right to determine, at our discretion, what constitutes inappropriate use of this information and to terminate Agency access to the Services for such misuse.

Third-party Access and Use

Occasionally, we or our Partners, use third-party service providers to help provide or improve the services we offer you. Sometimes these providers have access to the Information we collect about you as a part of providing, maintaining, and improving the Services.

We may share non-personal information (data that is not associated with a specific personal identity) about our users with certain third parties. This information may show user activity at a group level or an individual basis.

In the unlikely event that enScholar or TryIt undergoes a sale or transfer of all or substantially all of its assets, the acquiring entity may use your Information subject to their own privacy policy.

Due to factors beyond our control, however, we cannot fully ensure that your Information will not be disclosed to third parties. For example, we may be legally obligated to disclose Information to the government or third parties under certain circumstances, or third parties may circumvent our security measures to unlawfully intercept or access your Personal Information.

Children's Privacy

We welcome users of all ages, including children under the age of thirteen. Due to our status as a non-profit organization, we are not required to comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (United States). However, we strongly encourage users aged thirteen and under to use our Services only with parental consent and supervision.

Cookies and Analytics

Cookies are tiny data files that websites commonly write to your hard drive when you visit them so that they can remember you when you visit. A cookie file contains information that can identify you anonymously and maintain your account's privacy. Our Service uses cookies to maintain a user's identity between sessions so that the site can be personalized based on user preferences or a user's history. We may use information collected using third party cookies (for example, Google AdSense, and CrazyEgg) and Web beacons on our Services. We also use cookie information to know when you return to our Site after visiting these third party sites. We also use analytics services (Such as Google Analytics, Optimizely, ClickTale, New Relic, and others) to help analyze how users use the Services. These analytics services use cookies to collect and store information such as how often users visit the Services, what pages they visit, and what other sites they used prior to coming to the Services. We also use the information from these analytics services to improve our Services and to provide reporting to our Partners regarding site activity and utilization. Please see the following links for more information about Google Analytics, DoubleClick, and Google AdSense:http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/ and http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

You can set your web browser to prompt you before you accept a cookie, accept cookies automatically or reject all cookies. However, if you choose not to accept cookies from this web site, then you may not be able to access and use all or part of this web site or benefit from the information and services which it offers.

Web Beacons

Pages on the Services and emails that enScholar and TryIt send to you may contain small image files called web beacons. Web beacons are used as a mechanism to help us track your visits to our site and whether or not you open our emails. In addition, we use several third-party services that embed web beacons on our site for similar tracking purposes. These third-party services are used to provide additional features to users, such as the ability to share content on our site with your social network.

Links

The Services contain links to other third-party sites. enScholar and TryIt are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such third-party sites.

How You Can Review Or Correct Your Information

If you are an organizational member or student with an enScholar or TryIt account (either through http://www.enScholar.com, http://gotryit.org/, or a Partner's Web site) you may review and make changes to all of your Information that we collect and maintain online by simply inputting your username and password where indicated on the applicable Service.

If you are a student, parent, teacher or administrator with a personal enScholar or TryIt account, once you login in, you may make any changes or correct factual errors in your account by changing the information on your login page. This option is available to better safeguard your Information, subject to downtime for standard maintenance and support. You do not need to contact us to access your record or to make any changes. If you have problems changing your Information, please contact Community Services at info@enscholar.com.

If you are an Agency administrator, you may make any changes or correct factual errors in your administrator, organization and opportunity information. We use this procedure to better safeguard your Information. You do not need to contact us to access your record or to make any changes. If you have problems changing your Agency's Information, please contact Community Services at info@enScholar.com.

If you are an organizational member or student, parent, teacher or administrator with an account and would like to have your Information deleted from the site, you may contact Community Services at info@enscholar.com.

Your Choices Regarding your Information and Newsletters & Communications

Subscriptions to enScholar and TryIt newsletters and Opportunity Alerts are optional and we allow Agencies, students, subscribers or other users to unsubscribe from these newsletters and alerts at any time. In each newsletter we provide instructions regarding how to opt-out from receiving future newsletter mailings. You can change your alert settings by visiting the Opportunity Alert section of the Services.

We may also use our email lists for sending out other outbound communications such as product enhancements, tool upgrades, or service availability. Registered members are required to receive these communications.

When you visit our Services, we and others give you the following choices about use of mechanisms for tracking, including tracking of your online activities over time and across different websites and online services by third parties. Many web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove cookies and to reject cookies from enScholar, TryIt, and other parties. If you choose to remove cookies or reject cookies, this could affect certain features of our Services. You can choose to opt-out of use of cookies by certain third-party analytics providers and advertising networks to deliver ads tailored to your profile and preferences. While we and others give you choices described in this Privacy Policy, there are many ways web browser signals and other similar mechanisms can indicate your choice to disable tracking, and we may not be aware of or honor every mechanism.

Our Commitment To Data Security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of Information, we have put in place reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures in an effort to safeguard and secure the Information we collect online. If you have any questions about our data security or data retention practices, please email us info@enscholar.com and we will work to provide you with the answers you require.

Changes to Policy

This Privacy Policy is subject to occasional revision. If we make any changes to this Privacy Policy, we will change the "Last Updated" date above.

How To Contact Us

We appreciate your questions or comments about this privacy statement, the practices of the Services, or your dealings with enScholar and TryIt. We also want to work carefully with you to resolve any disputes or issues you might have. Please send email to info@enscholar.com.

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