Last Updated: April 15, 2022
Information you provide to us:
Information you provide to admissions counselors and consultants. You may provide information to an admissions counsellor or consultant through our Services, including information about your background, experience, beliefs, and goals to assist you with your application for admission.
To operate our Services:
For research and development, including to analyze and improve the Services and to develop new products and Services, including by studying use of our Services.
Marketing and advertising, including sending you newsletters and promotions, as permitted by law, and engaging advertising partners, including third party advertising companies and social media platforms, to show you relevant interest-based advertising online. We also use information you provide, with your permission, for testimonials and other promotional content.
Compliance and protection, including to:
Service providers. We share your personal information with third party companies and individuals that provide services on our behalf or help us operate our Services (such as hosting, analytics, email delivery, and marketing, including delivering direct mail campaigns).
Advertising partners. We may share your personal information with third party advertising companies, including for the interest-based advertising purposes described above.
Professional advisors. We may disclose your personal information to professional advisors, such as lawyers, bankers, auditors and insurers, where necessary in the course of the professional services that they render to us.
For compliance, fraud prevention and safety. We may share your personal information for the compliance, fraud prevention and safety purposes described above.
Business transfers. We may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of our business or assets, including your personal information, in connection with a business transaction (or potential business transaction) such as a corporate divestiture, merger, consolidation, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets, or in the event of bankruptcy or dissolution.
If you apply to serve as an admission counselor or consultant on the Services, we collect information , such as your credentials, background, experience, and any other information you submit. We also collect information such as your Social Security Number and bank account details to facilitate payments through our Services. We use this information to provide the Services to you and to enable you to connect with and assist students through the Services.
Access or update your information. If you have registered for an account with us, you may review and update certain personal information in your account profile by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Opt out of marketing communications. You may opt out of marketing-related emails by following the opt-out or unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of the email or by contacting us at email@example.com. You may continue to receive service-related and other non-marketing emails.
Online tracking opt-out. There are a number of ways to opt out of having your online activity and device data collected through our Services, which we have summarized below:
Note that because these opt-out mechanisms are specific to the device or browser on which they are exercised, you will need to opt out on every browser and device that you use.
Do Not Track. Some Internet browsers may be configured to send “Do Not Track” signals to the online services that you visit. We currently do not respond to “Do Not Track” or similar signals. To find out more about “Do Not Track,” please visit http://www.allaboutdnt.com.
We use reasonable organizational, technical and administrative measures designed to protect against unauthorized access, misuse, loss, disclosure, alteration and destruction of personal information we maintain. Unfortunately, data transmission over the Internet cannot be guaranteed as completely secure. Therefore, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of personal information.
We do not knowingly collect information from children under 13 years of age. If we learn that we have collected personal information through the Services from a child under 13 without the consent of the child’s parent or guardian as required by law, we will delete it.
Please direct any questions or comments about this Policy or privacy practices to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This section applies only to California residents. For purposes of this section, “personal information” has the meaning given in the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) but does not include information exempted from the scope of the CCPA.
Your California privacy rights. The CCPA grants individuals whose information is governed by the CCPA the following rights:
You are entitled to exercise the rights described above free from discrimination.
Please note that the CCPA limits these rights by, for example, prohibiting us from providing certain sensitive information in response to an access request and limiting the circumstances in which we must comply with a deletion request. If we deny your request, we will communicate our decision to you.
How California residents can exercise their rights
You may exercise your California privacy rights described above as follows:
This section applies only to individuals in the European Economic Area (including the Member States of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) the United Kingdom, and Switzerland.
Controller. Quad is the controller of your personal information. You can find our contact information in the “Contact Us” section above.
Legal Bases for Processing. The specific purposes for which we process your personal information and the legal bases we rely on for the processing are listed below.
Your Rights. You have the following rights in relation to your personal information under certain circumstances and subject to any applicable exceptions:
Please see the “Contact Us” section above for information on how to exercise your rights. We may request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and process your request. If you would like to submit a complaint about our use of your personal information or our response to your requests regarding your personal information, you may contact us or submit a complaint to the data protection regulator in your jurisdiction. You can find your data protection regulator here.
Information Processing in the U.S. Quad is based in the U.S. The U.S. may have data protection laws less stringent than or otherwise different from the laws in effect in the EEA, UK, or Switzerland.