Privacy Policy

Introduction

GatherEducation’s Privacy Policy is designed to help you understand how we collect and use the personal information you decide to share, and help you make informed decisions when using GatherEducation located at www.GatherEducation.com (the “Website”).

Information We Collect

When you visit the Website you provide us with two types of information: (i) personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected by us and (ii) use information collected by us as you interact with the Website.
When you register with the Website, you provide us with certain personal information, such as your name, your email address and any other personal or preference information that you provide to us.

When you enter the Website, the Website collects your browser type and IP address. This information is gathered for all Website visitors. In addition, the Website stores certain information from your browser using “cookies.” A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s computer tied to information about the user. The Website uses session ID cookies to confirm that users are logged in. These cookies terminate once the user closes the browser. By default, the Website uses a persistent cookie that stores your login ID (but not your password) to make it easier for you to login when you come back to the Website. You can remove or block this cookie using the settings in your browser if you want to disable this convenience feature.

We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on The Website.

You post Content (as defined in the GatherEducation Terms of Use) on the Website at your own risk. The Website cannot control the actions of other Users with whom you may choose to share your information. Therefore, the Website cannot and does not guarantee that Content you post on the Website will not be viewed by unauthorized persons. The Website is not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website. You understand and acknowledge that, even after removal, copies of Content may remain viewable in cached and archived pages or if other Users have copied or stored your Content.

Any improper collection or misuse of information provided on the Website is a violation of the Website Terms of Use and should be reported to privacy@gathereducation.com.

By using the Website, you are consenting to have your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States.

Use of Information Obtained by the Website

We use this information to:

  • Send you an order confirmation
  • Assess the needs of your business to determine suitable products
  • Send you requested product or service information
  • Respond to customer service requests
  • Administer your account
  • Send you periodical email newsletters about joint ventures, significant updates to the Website or marketing communications
  • Send you marketing communications
  • Administer contests and sweepstakes you entered, and notify you if you won
  • Respond to your questions and concerns
  • Improve our Website and marketing efforts
  • Conduct research and analysis
  • Display content based upon your interests
  • Facilitate your transactions with other users

Choice/Opt-Out

You may choose to stop receiving our newsletter or marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails or you can contact us at privacy@gathereducation.com.

We enable you to create a profile, and share information such as messages, photos, and videos with others. Please note that we cannot control the actions of others with whom you may choose to share your pages and information. When you register with the Website, you create your own account. Your email will be attached to material you upload on the Website. The Website will not provide any of your other personal information to third parties.

Information Sharing

We will share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement. We do not sell, share, rent or trade your personal information to third parties for their promotional purposes.

We may provide your personal information to companies that provide services to help us with our business activities such as configuring hardware or offering customer service. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.

We may also disclose your personal information:

  • as required by law such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process
  • when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our right, protect your safety or the safety of other, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request,
  • if Gather Education is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Website of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information,
  • to any other third party with your prior consent to do so.

We may share your personal information with other companies so that they can market their products or services to you. If you do not want us to share your personal information with these companies, contact us at privacy@gathereducation.com.

We make your contact information available to other users that you transact with on this site to help complete the transaction.

Links

The Website may contain links to other websites. The Website is of course not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. The Website encourages Users to be aware when they leave the Website to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by the Website.

Changing or Removing Information

Users may modify or remove any of their account information at any time by logging into the My Account page. Information will be updated immediately. Individuals who wish to deactivate their Website account may do so on the My Account page.

Protecting Information

The Website takes appropriate precautions to protect our users’ information. Your account information is located on a secured server behind a firewall. Because email and instant messaging are not recognized as secure communications, the Website requests that you not send private information to us by email.

Changes in this Privacy Statement

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the home page, and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.

Gather Education, Inc.
6th Floor
23 Drydock Avenue
Boston, MA 02210

Updated: June 23, 2015