We may collect information about you and computer you use when you use our Services or otherwise interact with us.
The Student-Share.net Services do not require you to share information that identifies you personally, such as your name or e-mail address, for you to use the Services or Website. The system assigns an anonymous ID number to your requests and links the following additional data to that number: the date and time you visited the website, your search terms, and the links upon which you click. We use log files to collect and store this anonymous user information. Student-Share.net analyzes the information to examine trends, administer the site, track user's movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
The information we collect is used by us to improve our Services, offer you more relevant search results, protect our Users and Services, and identify and block malicious uses of our Services. If you contact E*Student-Share.net*, we may keep a record of that correspondence and we may collect your e-mail address.
You also may submit to us your e-mail address is you want us to conduct a Paper search for you. Your e-mail address will be used by us for notifying you on the results of such search.
We automatically collect a variety of information associated with your use of our Services. Each time you visit the Website, information is automatically gathered. In general, this information does not identify you personally. Examples of automatically collected personal information include, but are not limited to: IP address, collection date, publisher name, connection speed, day of week, time of day (hour), language settings, country, city (relating to IP address, if available), your computer platform etc.
or example, some of the ways we may automatically collect information include:
We may use, or we may engage third-parties to use on our behalf, cookies or similar web tags (small data text files placed on your computer or device) or similar technologies to identify your computer or device and record your preferences and other data so that our Website can personalize your visit(s), see which areas and features of our Website are popular, and improve our Website and your experience.
Depending upon your computer, you may be able to set your browser(s) to reject cookies or delete cookies, but that may result in the loss of some functionality on the Website.
“Web Beacons” We may also use web beacons (small graphic images on a web page or an HTML e-mail) to monitor interaction with our website or e-mails. Web beacons are generally invisible because they are very small (only 1-by-1 pixel) and the same color as the background of the web page or e-mail message.
Web Browsing Activity When accessing our Website, we automatically collect certain information about your computer and your visit, such as your IP address, browser type, date and time, your activities on our Website, and other analytical information associated with the Website.
How We Use Information We Collect About You We use the information We collect for a variety of business purposes, such as:
We may use your information for investigations or prevention of fraud or network abuse.
You may see advertisements when you visit our Website. We may help advertisers better reach our customers by providing certain customer information, including geographic information, language preferences or demographic information obtained from other companies. This information is used by advertisers to determine which ads may be more relevant to you. However, we do not share your information outside of our corporate family for advertising purposes without your consent.
When We Share Information Collected About You
We do not sell, license, rent, or otherwise provide your information to unaffiliated third-parties (parties outside our corporate family) without your consent. We may, however, disclose your information to unaffiliated third-parties as follows:
With Your Consent
We may disclose information about you to third-parties with your consent. We may obtain your consent in scriptory form; online, through "click-through" agreements; when you accept the terms of disclosures for certain Services; orally, when you interact with our Customer Support representatives.
To Our Service Providers
We may disclose information to third-party vendors and partners who complete transactions or perform services on our behalf (for example, customer service, auditing, and marketing).
In a Business Transfer
We may sell, disclose, or transfer information about you as part of a corporate business transaction, such as a merger or acquisition, joint venture, corporate reorganization, financing, or sale of company assets, or in the unlikely event of insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership, in which such information could be transferred to third-parties as a business asset in the transaction.
For Legal Process & Protection
We may disclose information about you, or your communications, where we have a good faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary: to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request; to enforce or apply agreements, or initiate, render, bill, and collect for services and products (including to collection agencies in order to obtain payment for our products and services); to protect our rights or interests, or property or safety or that of others; in connection with claims, disputes, or litigation – in court or elsewhere; to facilitate or verify the appropriate calculation of taxes, fees, or other obligations; or in an emergency situation.
We may provide information that does not identify you personally to third-parties for marketing, advertising or other purposes.
Retention and Disposal
We retain information only for as long as we have a business or tax need or as applicable laws, regulations and/or government orders allow. When we dispose of your information, we use reasonable procedures designed to erase or render it unreadable (for example, shredding documents and wiping electronic media).
Last amended on Month Date, 2018