When you use our services, you’re trusting us with your information. We understand this is a big responsibility and we work hard to protect your information.
We build a range of services to help people locally and globally daily interact, explore, search, link, share and connect to the right college opportunity academically and, athletically in new ways.
We want you to understand the types of information we collect as you use our services We collect information to provide better services to all our users — from figuring out basic stuff like what your college pursuits might be to your interest in playing college sports to helping you link, share and connect or apply to a university name a few. The information we collect, and how that information is used depends on how you use our services.
When you’re signed in to your MATCHFIT® Account, we store your user name, password, email, resume and search favorites to name a few that is tied to your account so the, application, or device you’re using can identify and retrieve your password if needed or return relevant results based on your chosen search factors. This helps us do things like maintain your preferences across your personal sessions.
When you’re signed in, we also collect information that we store with your Account, which we treat as personal information. When you create a MATCHFIT® Account, you provide us with personal information that includes your name and a password. You can also add a phone number, physical address, grades, test scores and, other information you want to provide to help us guide you to collegiate opportunities.
We also use your information to ensure our services are working as intended, or troubleshooting issues that you report. We use data for analytics and measurement to understand how our services are used. For example, we analyze data about your visits to our sites to do things like optimize product design. We use information we collect, like your email address, to interact with you directly. For example, we may send you a notification if we detect suspicious activity, related to your Account or we may let you know about upcoming changes or improvements to our services.
We use information to help improve the safety and reliability of our services. This includes providing you with customized search results detecting, preventing, and responding to abuse, security risks, and technical issues that could adversely affect MATCHFIT® users. We use different technologies to process your information and we use automated systems to analyze customized search results.
We do not share your personal information with companies, organizations, or individuals outside of firm except in the following cases: We will share personal information if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation, or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to:
Meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or enforceable governmental request.
Enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations.
Detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security, or technical issues.
We may share non-personally identifiable information publicly and with our partners — like publishers, advertisers, developers, or rights holders.
For example, we share information publicly to show trends about the general use of our services.
We restrict access to personal information and, anyone with this access to personal information is subject to strict confidentiality obligations and may be disciplined or terminated if they fail to meet these obligations.
COMPLIANCE & COOPERATION WITH REGULATORS
We maintain servers and your information may be processed on servers located outside of the country where you live. Data protection laws vary among countries, with some providing more protection than others. Regardless of where your information is processed, we apply the same protections described in this policy.