Varsity Outreach partners with colleges, universities, and other schools and programs (hereinafter referred to as "Partners") to provide this Facebook Application. We license the Facebook Application to our Partners for use in promoting and marketing their programs to Facebook users. We are not affiliated with the Partners, and you will need to check with the Partners regarding their privacy policies.
In order to use the Facebook Application, a user must have an active Facebook account and add the Facebook Application via the Facebook website. Registration requires a user to provide a first name, last name, and expected enrollment period. Additionally, we capture the user's Facebook ID to enable us to identify the user on future visits. Optional information, such as city, state, country, test scores, majors, activities, etc. may be provided at the discretion of the user in order to access the various search options and Facebook Application features.
Varsity Outreach does not share or sell any personally identifiable data with any additional third parties, except as outlined below.
To ensure data accuracy for all Partners, certain data points ("Shared Profile Data"), more particularly described below, will be updated across all Facebook Applications operated by Varsity Outreach which have been added by a given user whenever this data is updated in any of the Facebook Applications operated by Varsity Outreach. These data points will not be shared with any Partner whose Facebook Application has not been added by the given user.
Shared Profile Data includes:
Varsity Outreach may share personal information about site users with third parties if doing so is 1) appropriate to carry out a user's request, 2) reasonably necessary to offer the service, 3) reasonably believed to be legally required, or 4) is in Varsity Outreach's interest to protect its property or other legal rights or the rights or property of others.
Varsity Outreach gathers aggregate data about services utilized. This information does not contain any identifying information. This data is collected by Varsity Outreach for internal purposes so that we can improve our offering; it may also be disclosed to prospective partners and third parties, as well as for other lawful purposes.
Varsity Outreach offers the ability for users to change or remove information via the Edit Profile option. Users who wish to deactivate their account in a particular Facebook Application may do so by removing the selected Facebook Application from their Facebook account. After your account has been deactivated, the Partner licensing the selected Facebook Application will no longer have access to your information via Varsity Outreach. Removed information may persist in backup copies for a period of time, but will not be generally available to the Partner or to other users of the particular Facebook Application.
Deactivating your account in a selected Facebook Application will not affect your account on other Facebook Applications operated by Varsity Outreach.
Varsity Outreach and its Partners do not knowingly request or collect personal information from anyone under the age of 13. This Facebook Application is not intended for or designed to be used by anyone under 13 years of age. If you use our service, you represent that you are 13 years of age or older.
Varsity Outreach recommends that minors obtain the permission of their parents before sending any information about themselves to anyone over the Internet.
Varsity Outreach 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 account, unless you provide your password information to another party. Varsity Outreach helps protect your identifying information with both online and offline security, including firewalls, passwords, and restricted physical access to the server where your information is stored.
However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of such firewalls and secure server software. Varsity Outreach is not responsible for the circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures associated with our Facebook Application or our services offered on other websites. No data transmissions over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Consequently, Varsity Outreach cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make reasonable efforts to ensure security on our systems.
If Varsity Outreach learns of a security systems breach, we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. By using this website, or providing personal information to us, you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of this website and Varsity Outreach's services on other websites. Varsity Outreach may, in addition or alternatively, post a notice in the Facebook Application if a security breach occurs.
In the event that Varsity Outreach sells, assigns or transfers some or all of its business, Varsity Outreach may sell, assign or transfer all of your information to such successor or acquirer.