Effective Date: October 28, 2021
The Information We Collect
We do not collect personally identifiable information about you unless you choose to fill out your information on the Website. In general, you may browse the Website without providing any personally identifiable information about yourself. We do automatically collect certain non personally identifiable information when you visit the Website, such as the type of operating system, the type of browser you are using, and your IP address in order to provide better usability. We collect this non-personally identifiable data to help us improve our Website and to deliver users a better and more personalized experience.
As is common practice with most website operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit the Website. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s internet protocol, or “IP,” address, browser type, browser version, the pages visited, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics. We may use this Log Data to improve site content and usability.
In addition, we may use third party services such as, but not limited to, Google Analytics, Google AdSense and other online advertising platforms that collect, monitor and analyze user data to provide additional information or selected service offerings.
Children Under the Age of 13
Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to, or on, the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us using the “CONTACT” link on the Website.
Cookies and Similar Technologies
Links to Third-Party Websites
The Website may contain links to other sites, including social media sites whose information practices may be different from our practices. You should read such third party’s websites privacy notices. POC does not control those sites or their privacy practices. We do not endorse or make any representations about third-party websites.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but by accessing or using this Website, you acknowledge that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
How We Use Information About You
We use non-personally identifiable information to analyze site usage to improve the Website. We use personally identifiable information you provide solely to:
∙ Respond to your inquiry
∙ Process a scholarship application form you have completed on the Website ∙ Contact you with other information and/or services that we believe will be of interest to you (unless you have chosen not to receive these communications)
∙ Address security and fraud prevention
∙ Estimate our audience size and usage patterns
∙ Store information about your preferences, allowing us to tailor our Website to your preferences and habits
∙ Speed up your searches
∙ Recognize when you return to our website
Right to Opt Out and Withdrawal
POC respects your privacy considerations. You may opt to not provide personally identifiable information or information sought to be collected. You may also withdraw your consent by communicating to POC in writing, via the “CONTACT” link on the Website.
Accessing, Correcting, or Modifying Personal Information or Preferences
Applicable laws, including specific exceptions and exemptions, govern any requests regarding your personal data, such as for access, correction, update and deletion. You may have the right to access, rectify, oppose the processing, or delete your personal data.
Personal Data Request Form
∙ First Name *
∙ Last Name *
∙ Email *
Any grievance or complaint in relation to processing of information, should be sent to POC in writing via the “CONTACT” link on the Website.