This privacy statement describes how AcademicFit collects and uses the personal information you provide on this site. You will also find how you may change this information.
This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this company. To check third-party policies, please visit their site.
For the purpose of identification,
- “This site”, “this/the company”, “AcademicFit” and “Christine H Barthold” will all refer to AcademicFit.
- “You”, “your”, “client”, “user” refers to users of the site.
- Any use of the terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalization and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same.
Information You Directly Provide
AcademicFit may ask for certain information such as your real name, phone number, email address, and other information when you make a purchase from this site, create an account, or if you correspond with us.
AcademicFit may also retain any messages you send through email, contact forms, or purchases. This company may use this information to operate, maintain, and provide to you the features and functionality of this service.
If you have any questions about reviewing or modifying your account information, you can contact AcademicFit directly.
Information Received from Third Parties
AcademicFit may receive information about you from third parties. For example, if you access the website or service through a third-party connection or log-in, that third party may pass certain information about your use of its service to this site. This information could include, but is not limited to, the user ID associated with your account (for example, your Facebook UID), an access token necessary to access that service, any information that you have permitted the third party to share with us, and any information you have made public in connection with that service.
You should always review, and if necessary, adjust your privacy settings on third-party websites and services before linking or connecting them from this site. You may also unlink your third-party account from the Service by adjusting your settings on the third-party service.
Sharing of Your Information with Third Parties
AcademicFit will not rent or sell your personal information to third parties outside of its group companies (including any parent, subsidiaries, and affiliates) without your consent. This consent may come through an announcement on the same page as your information form or through email.
AcademicFit may share certain service type information, including information obtained through tools such as cookies, log files, device identifiers, location data, and clear gifs (such as anonymous usage data, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, number of clicks, etc.): (i) with third-party business partners. This site may also aggregate or otherwise strip data of all personally identifying characteristics and may share that aggregated, anonymized data with third parties.
Inviting a Friend to Use This Site
AcademicFit may, in its sole discretion, develop a feature that allows you to locate your friends with your accounts through a “Find friends” feature. The “Find friends” feature allows you to choose to locate friends either through (i) your contact list, (ii) social media sites (such as Twitter or Facebook), or (iii) through a search of names and usernames.
If you choose to find your friends through your contact list, then you agree to provide this site access to your contact list such that this action can perform the search necessary to determine whether or not someone associated with the information you provide is using AcademicFit. If you choose to find your friends through social media sites, then you understand that the information these sites provide to use to conduct this type of search is governed by their privacy policies and your account settings on those sites. If you choose to find your friends through a search of names or usernames, then simply type a name to search and see if that name or username appears on the site.
If you allow this company access to your friends’ list, your friends’ user IDs, and your connection to those friends, they may be used and stored to make your experience more social and to allow you to invite your friends to use the site as well as provide you with updates if and when your friends join.
AcademicFit may directly collect analytics data, or use third-party analytics tools and services, to help AcademicFit measure traffic and usage trends for this site. These tools collect information sent by your browser or mobile device, including the pages you visit and other information that assists AcademicFit in improving the site. AcademicFit may collect and use this analytics information in aggregate form such that it cannot reasonably be manipulated to identify any particular individual user.
Please refer to your mobile device or browser’s technical information for instructions on how to delete and disable cookies, and other tracking/recording tools. Depending on your type of device, it may not be possible to delete or disable tracking mechanisms on your mobile device. Note that disabling cookies and/or other tracking tools prevents AcademicFit or its business partners from tracking your browser’s activities in relation to the site and for use in targeted advertising activities by third parties. However, doing so may disable many of the features available through the site. If you have any questions about opting out of the collection of cookies and other tracking/recording tools, please visit http://automattic.com/privacy/.
Commercial and Marketing Communications
AcademicFit uses the information collected or received to communicate directly with you.
AcademicFit may send you emails containing newsletters, promotions, and special offers. If you do not want to receive such email messages, you will be given the option to opt out or change your preferences. If you do not see an opt-out feature, you may contact AcademicFit through the Contact Page and ask to be removed. Please allow 48 hours for your request to be processed.
AcademicFit will also use your information to send you service-related emails (e.g., account verification, purchase and billing confirmations and reminders, changes/updates to features of the site, technical and security notices). You may not opt-out of service-related emails.
In addition, you understand and agree that normal carrier charges apply to communications sent from your phone. Since this invitation is coming directly from your email or phone, this site does not have access to or control this communication.
What Happens in the Event of Change of Control?
AcademicFit may buy or sell/divest/transfer the company (including any shares in the company), or any combination of its products, services, assets, and/or businesses. Your information such as customer names and email addresses, User Content, and other user information related to the site and services may be among the items sold or otherwise transferred in these types of transactions. AcademicFit may also sell, assign or otherwise transfer such information in the course of corporate divestitures, mergers, acquisitions, bankruptcies, dissolutions, reorganizations, liquidations, similar transactions, or proceedings involving all or a portion of the company.
Instances Where This Site is Required to Share Your Information
Storage and Processing
Your information collected through the site may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which AcademicFit or its subsidiaries, affiliates, or service providers maintain facilities.
Following termination of your account, AcademicFit may retain your private profile information for a commercially reasonable time for backup, archival, or audit purposes. For the avoidance of doubt, any information that you choose to make public on the service may not be removable.
Keeping Your Information Safe
AcademicFit cares about the security of your information and uses commercially reasonable safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of all information collected through the site.
To protect your privacy and security, AcademicFit takes reasonable steps (such as requesting a unique password) to verify your identity before giving allowed information away to you. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your identifiable information, and for controlling access to your email communications from AcademicFit, at all times. However, AcademicFit cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to AcademicFit or guarantee that information on the site may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed.
Your privacy settings may also be affected by changes to the functionality of third-party sites and services that you add to the site, such as social networks.
AcademicFit is not responsible for the functionality or security measures of any third party.
In the event that any information under this site’s control is compromised as a result of a breach of security, AcademicFit will take reasonable steps to investigate the situation and where appropriate, notify those individuals whose information may have been compromised and take other steps, in accordance with any applicable laws and regulations. AcademicFit will comply with any requests the police may have concerning only your files.
Please contact your local authorities if you are a victim of identity theft. People like you are often the first step in solving these types of crimes.
The testimonials on this site may contain personal information, such as your name and business title. These are taken from sources that you have given permission for your comments to be public. If you do not want this information on the site, please e-mail AcademicFit through the Contact Form.
AcademicFit does not knowingly collect or solicit any information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register as users. This site and its content are not directed at children under the age of 13. In the event that AcademicFit learns that AcademicFit has collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, AcademicFit will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that this site might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact AcademicFit through the Contact Form.
Links to Other Websites and Services
Changes in this Privacy Statement
This policy has precedence over all other previous representations, understandings, or agreements.