Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy and Terms of Use for TeachingTips.com (Effective 2/18/16)

Thank you for visiting TeachingTips.com. We work hard to deliver the most relevant content to our users. This page explains how we collect information and use that information to improve the user experience for everyone who visits our site. Our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use also explains the conditions under which visitors may interact with TeachingTips.com.

By using our website, you acknowledge and agree to the following:

  • Information collected by TeachingTips.com may be shared with third parties to help them provide you with requested information. Schools and affiliates may use the information to share information about college degrees, educational programs, and products or services relevant to your interests.
  • We retain the right to release collected information to companies that provide TeachingTips.com with administrative services. For example, we may share your information with the company responsible for email delivery. The information we release may include personally identifiable information.
  • We have the right to release your personal information if we are required to do so by law. For example, we may release your information in our response to a subpoena issued by a court of law. We may also release your information if we believe it is necessary to investigate alleged fraud, ensure the safety of our employees and website users, reply to a government or legal request, or preserve our rights. In addition, we may need to release your information if we decide to merge with another company, acquire business assets, or sell some or all of our assets.
  • TeachingTips.com, along with its vendors, partners and affiliates, reserves the right to contact you for a period of time. The submission of your information constitutes an omission under the Do Not Call List and similar laws. Submitting your information on a voluntary basis may also exempt us from other relevant laws and regulations.

Data Collection

TeachingTips.com collects both submitted and automatic information. Submitted information is the information you provide when you interact with our website. The following are examples of submitted information:

  • Name
  • Mailing address
  • Email address
  • Telephone number

This type of information is typically submitted via web-based forms. TeachingTips.com collects and stores the information, and we also share submitted information with schools, educational programs and companies that provide education-related services. By submitting your personal information, you give us permission to contact you in accordance with all applicable laws. Contact methods may include telephone calls, email messages, text messages, or postal mail. Our partners and affiliated schools may also contact you for the purpose of sharing information about educational programs or other relevant topics.

If you receive an email from TeachingTips.com or one of its affiliated companies, you can unsubscribe by clicking a link embedded in the email message. Doing so removes you from the sender’s email contact list.

TeachingTips.com also collects automatic information, which is anonymous data collected by and stored on our servers. Here are some examples of the automatic information we collect:

  • IP address
  • Browser type
  • Operating system and version

We collect automatic information for the purpose of improving TeachingTips.com and delivering a customized experience to each user. We use cookies, or small pieces of data stored in your browser, to collect anonymous data and analyze data for site optimization, advertising and marketing purposes. We also use anonymous data for site analytics.

TeachingTips.com uses a tool called Google Analytics to analyze the data we collect. The cookies we use do not contain personally identifiable information, but they help us track site navigation and serve ads that are tailored to our users’ interests.

Review Google’s privacy policy by visiting https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245.

Your use of TeachingTips.com indicates your consent to the use of our cookies. You acknowledge that we may use cookies in any of the following ways:

  • Reviewing demographic information to find ways to improve our website
  • Optimizing website navigation for our users
  • Auditing leads to ensure the validity of information submitted by users
  • Serving advertisements relevant to user interests
  • Improving our advertising efforts

You have the option of removing our cookies from your browser at any time, but you may need to do so on a per-use basis. To remove cookies, open your browser settings and follow the instructions provided. In general, you may also opt out of receiving personalized advertisements from any company that belongs to the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) or follows the principles developed by the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA). Adjust your preferences by visiting the NAI and DAA websites.

Changes to Our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

If we change our practices, we may change our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy at a future date. To learn about our current policies, we suggest that you visit this page periodically.

Please use our online contact form if you have any questions or concerns about the terms of use and policies outlined in this document.