How to Contact Us--If you have questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@cksf.org.

Alternatively, you may contact us at:
The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation
Privacy Policy
PO Box 290361
Davie, FL 33329
Telephone: 954-262-8553

1. COLLECTION OF INFORMATION

Registration--A user must register in order to use this site. During registration, a user is required to provide certain categories of information, such as name, address, e-mail address, date of birth, gender, school, and country of residence. In addition, a user may choose to provide other categories of information, such as clubs and educational interests. The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation encourages its users to provide this information so that users may maximize the effectiveness of the scholarship matching process.

Passive Collection of Information--In addition to the information which you actively provide to The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation by methods such as completing the registration form, The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation collects information about how you interact with our site. The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation collects passive information for purposes such as testing and improving a user's experience at the site and the compilation of broad aggregate demographic data and related usage information for internal purposes and for disclosure to third parties such as advertisers and content partners. The types of passive information collected by this site include, without limitation, your IP address, which type of browser you are using, where you go on our site, and how long you stay on any part of our site. Passive information does not identify you to the The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation by name, and The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation does not link your IP address to your personally identifiable information.

Collection of Information from Children--The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation abides by federal law and the guidelines set up by the Federal Trade Commission regarding youth privacy. As such, The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation will not knowingly collect any personal information from or allow the registration of young people under the age of 13.

2. USE OF INFORMATION

The information which you supply to The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation enables us to provide the scholarship, search services which you select by matching your background to our database of scholarships. In addition, The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation uses your information in order to customize our site to your interests and enhance your overall experience at our site. The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation tries to recognize you using various methods, including having you log in with your e-mail address and your password. Once The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation recognizes you, pages, advertisements and other content is customized for you so that you can see what interests you the most. In addition, as described above, The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation utilizes passive information to learn more about how you interact with our site. This passive information may be combined with your other information for purposes such as testing and improving your experience at our site and the compilation of broad aggregate demographic data and related usage information for internal purposes and for disclosure to third parties such as advertisers and content partners. This aggregate passive information does not contain any personal information which can identify any individual user.

Contacting You by E-Mail--The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation may use your contact information periodically in order to send you e-mail regarding updates at The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation site, such as new scholarship opportunities and additional listings which may be of interest to you. The frequency of these messages will vary depending upon your profile, including the types of scholarships and other activities you have indicated an interest in. In addition, we may send you free informational newsletters or notices relating to topics which may be of special interest to you, including financial aid, admissions tips, job opportunities and job advice. Finally, if you specifically provide The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation with permission at the time of opting in to participate in some of the Common Knowledge scholarships, your information will be provided to the scholarship sponsors who may provide you with information about their products or services. Out of respect for the privacy of our users, we present the option to opt-out of participation with the Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation whenever such messages are sent by The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation, as described below. E-mail messages from third parties are not governed by the opt-out provisions of this Privacy Policy, but all such third parties are strongly encouraged to include opt-out procedures in their messages to you.

3. SHARING OF INFORMATION

The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation will not knowingly sell, share, rent or otherwise transfer your information other than in accordance with the terms set forth in this Privacy Policy.

During the opt-in "I will participate" process, and at certain points thereafter in connection with specific offers, The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation asks you whether information about you may be sent to third parties who have products, services and opportunities which may be useful to you. The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation understands how important your information is to you. Therefore, The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation does not share any information that can be tied to you without your permission. If you give your permission to allow third parties to contact you, personal information about you (such as your contact information and other information collected during your visit to The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation) may be shared with colleges, universities, potential employers, recruiters/headhunters, data aggregators, marketers (possibly in the form of list rental), and other organizations. Regardless of your decision regarding the sharing of your personal information, we may share broad aggregate demographic data and related usage information with our business partners. This aggregate information does not contain any personal information which can identify any individual user.

Third Party Service Providers--From time to time, The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation may decide that it is more efficient to use third parties to perform specific services, such as sending newsletters to The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation's users. If we use a third party to provide specific services (such as sending newsletters to our users on our behalf), then information (such as contact information) may be shared with that party to the extent necessary for the third party to provide these services. These third party service providers are only allowed to use personally identifiable information for the purpose of providing the specific services requested by The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation. The third party services covered by this paragraph do not include links to third party sites found on our site, which are governed by a more specific provision (Links to Other Sites) below.

Disclosure to Law Enforcement and Similar Disclosures--While The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation strives to protect the personal information of our users, The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation will release personal information if required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary or appropriate.

4. SECURITY

The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation has security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse and/or unauthorized alteration of the information under our control. You are the only user authorized to update your profile, unless you provide your password information to another party

The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation helps protect personally identifiable information by utilizing both online and offline security methods, including firewalls, passwords and restricted physical access to the places where your information is stored. Our staff is trained to comply with our security procedures, and our security procedures are regularly reviewed and revised, if necessary, by the Privacy Team at The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation.

5. HOW YOU CAN UPDATE YOUR INFORMATION

You can update your personal information by clicking on the "My Profile" tab in your Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation account. Users who are experiencing problems with updating their information should contact us info@cksf.org or by using the Contact Us link on the CKSF website, and we will try to resolve your problems.

6. OTHER PROVISIONS

Acceptance of Terms/Changes to Privacy Policy--Your use of this site indicates an acceptance of the terms of the Privacy Policy. The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation reserves the right to update or amend this Privacy Policy at any time.

Disclaimer--The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation provides information on many topics. Some of this information is created by The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation, and some of it is created by third parties. While our site strives to provide accurate content and other information, The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation does not make any warranty regarding the accuracy, reliability or use of any information provided on this site.

Other--In the event that The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation sells, assigns or transfers some or all of its business to a successor or acquirer, The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation may sell, assign or transfer all of your information, regardless of your opt status, to such successor or acquirer.

Links to Other Sites--This site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation does not exercise control over the information, products, services or policies of third party companies accessible through our site. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy policies of each and every third party site. This Privacy Policy applies solely to the information collected by this site.

Choice/Opt-out--The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation users are given the opportunity to "opt-out" of having their information used for purposes not directly related to our site. You may opt-out from receiving specified types of communications from The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation by emailing info@cksf.org with "Please Remove" in the subject line. The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation will only communicate with you according to your instructions. If you have any questions relating to opting-out, please contact us at info@cksf.org, and we will try to answer your questions.