Cornerstone Academic Services, by virtue of the services it provides, may seek out personal information from its clients to complete purchased tasks. However, we strive to keep your information private and only use it in accordance with this statement in order to complete your specified tasks upon time of purchase.
There is a variety of information that we collect when you visit the Website in order to serve you better. We collect information when you fill out one of our forms or if you purchase services from us. Amongst the variety of information we collect includes, but is not limited to: your full name, your e-mail address, phone number, and physical address; geographic information; and, other pertinent information to carry out the requested service.
When you provide us with your e-mail address, we may use it to notify you by e-mail of other products and services and that may benefit you. You will have the opportunity to tell us you don’t want to receive future messages with each message you receive. If you e-mail a question or comment to us, we will use your e-mail address to reply to you and we will temporarily store your e-mail address, your message and our reply for quality assurance or to satisfy applicable laws and regulations. When we collect your e-mail address this way, we won’t use it for marketing our products and services unless you have given us permission.
Websites do not knowingly collect, maintain, or use information from children under age 13 unless first complying with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. If we find out we have unknowingly collected such information, we will take all reasonable measures to delete that information from our system as soon as possible. We are not responsible for the collection and use of information by companies or individuals unaffiliated with us whose Websites may contain links to ours, including vendors where you may shop.
Reasons for Information Gathering
In order to provide you with products and services, we collect your information from different sources: information you provide to us on forms (such as applications), by e-mail, in writing, by telephone or through our Web sites; information collected from your transactions with us or others, such as account activity; and, in the case of student loans, information from unaffiliated third parties such as credit histories from credit reporting agencies.
Protecting Your Information
Cornerstone Academic Services values the trust you have placed in us and we are committed to the security and privacy of your information. Only our authorized employees, agents, and contractors receive your information only to the extent required to perform their work to your satisfaction. We comply with federal and state regulations as well as industry standards set forth to protect your information. Companies that assist us in delivering our products and services are also required to protect your information and use it only for the services we ask them to perform.
Sharing Your Information
Unless absolutely necessary to maintain the quality of your experience, Cornerstone Academic Services will not share your information with anyone. We may share your information with our affiliated companies in order to better understand your educational needs and provide solutions. Unless you instruct us otherwise, our affiliates may selectively contact you about products, services, and promotions that may be of interest to you.
To the extent required or permitted by law, we may share your information with service providers and unaffiliated third parties for the following reasons: to service your account and provide you with products and services you have requested; to communicate with you about additional products, services, and special offers, using marketing providers to assist us; and to comply with a legal requirement, such as a law, regulation, court order, subpoena, search warrant, or in the course of a legal proceeding; to respond to your opt-in request or other disclosure request.
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law, and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our website.
If you agree to let us post a testimonial or blog on this website, you should be aware that we will only use your initials as identifiers, but that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected or used by other users of this site, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit on this site. If you contact us by e-mail to request information, report a problem or provide feedback on our services, we will only use the information you provide (including your email address) to respond to your message. We do not share this information in any way.
Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to unsubscribe or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.
Like most standard website servers, we use log files. This includes Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp and number of clicks. This information allows us to analyze trends, administer the site, track user movement in the aggregate and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information, except to prevent fraud.
We use Paypal.com to provide credit and debit card processing on our site. When you sign up for services from Cornerstone Academic Services, we will disclose information as required to verify your identity and process your payment, according to the terms and conditions by which each credit card or payment system operates.
Third Party Websites
To provide quality content, Cornerstone Academic Services’ Website contains links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. By clicking on third-party links, you indemnify Cornerstone Academic Services of any responsibility and note that we cannot be responsible or liable for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide while visiting such sites, and such sites are not governed by this Policy.
Cornerstone Academic Services reserves the right to modify, change, add to, delete, or update any part of this Policy with no prior written notice required. By using the Website, you accept modifications made to any and all agreements.