At (scholarshipsphere.com), we recognize that privacy of your personal information is very important. Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use and visit (scholarshipsphere.com), we never provide or sell your personal information to third parties.
1) What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog?
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address or other details to help you with your experience.
2) When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you subscribe to a newsletter or enter information on our site.
3) How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
- To improve our website in order to better serve you.
- To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
4) How do we protect your information?
- We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards.
- We only provide articles and information. We never ask for credit card numbers.
- We do not use Malware Scanning.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
5) Do we use ‘cookies’?
If you turn cookies off, some of the features that make your site experience more efficient may not function properly. that make your site experience more efficient and may not function properly.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
The details and purpose of the personal data collected from our users and visitors is mentioned below:
1) Analytics (Google Analytics)
Google Analytics is a web analysis service offered by Google LLC. Google Analytics enables website owners to analyze and monitor and keep track of user traffic and behavior. Google may use analytics data to personalize advertisements for Google AdSense.
Just like most websites and online businesses, Scholarship Sphere also collects relevant information about its visitors (overall statistics) via analytics data to improve the quality of service. e.g. total number of visitors per month, the most or least popular posts/articles/pages on the website, etc. At scholarshipsphere.com, we recognize that privacy of your personal information is very important, we never provide or sell your personal information to third parties.
2) Advertising (Google AdSense)
Google AdSense is an advertising service provided by Google LLC, Google AdSense tracks use of this website and user behavior concerning ads, products and services. We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our site. These companies may use information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements on this site and other sites about goods and services that may be of interest to you. In the course of serving advertisements to this site, our third-party advertiser may place or recognize a unique “cookie” on your browser. If you wish not to have Scholarship Sphere keep any records of your visit to our site, then we suggest that you use an anonymous web browsing.
3) External platforms (YouTube)
YouTube is a video sharing platform owned by Google LLC and uses cookie and data usage data as per Google’s policies. We use YouTube as a platform to share relevant informational and educational videos via URL and YouTube video widget to provide our users with supplementary video content.
4) Newsletter & Email (MailChimp)
MailChimp is an email address management and mail sending service owned by The Rocket Science Group LLC. MailChimp uses email address and name of users who want to register for a newsletter service. We use MailChimp service to manage a database of our users/visitors who subscribe to our newsletter if they sign up using their name and email address on our site.
5) RSS feed management (FeedBurner)
FeedBurner is a service owned by Google LLC used to manage RSS feeds for content distribution and data collection to determine which content is being consumed and to insert ads in it.
6) Interaction with external social media networks/websites (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, LinkedIn)
Social networks allow an online platform to build social relations, connect with other individuals and to share information. Social networks collect user data usage, cookies and overall traffic data as per their policies, terms and conditions. The interaction and information obtained through this website are always subject to the user’s privacy settings for each social network. We use social network widgets to connect our site to the relevant social media network.