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Protecting your privacy is important to us at Higher Ed Advisory (HEA). It is always your choice whether or not to provide personal information through our website. Any personal information that you provide will be treated with care, and not misused or disclosed.

YOUR CONSENT

1. Tracking Information: HEA may use non-personal information to create aggregate tracking information reports regarding website user demographics, website traffic patterns to make its net services more reliable and effective.

2. Use of personal information: HEA may use your personal information to contact and correspond with you, to respond to your inquiries, and to facilitate and enhance your use of the website. HEA may develop a customer profile for you, which will be used to provide the very best service to you. HEA will never sell or share any information it collects about you with third-party entities.

3. Emails from HEA: HEA may send to you, from time to time, emails or other communications containing information about our service, and other matters that we believe will interest you. At any time, you may ask HEA to stop sending you email and other information by contacting us at info_at_higheredadvisory.com.

4. Law Enforcement: HEA will NOT involve itself in any kind of unlawful activities or business in any case or circumstances. Also, it will NOT be responsible for making any unlawful business deals by any other party using the name “Higher Ed Advisory”.

5. Securing Your Information: To help protect the confidentiality of your personal information, HEA employs security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.

6. Policy Changes: To accommodate changes in the website, changing technology and legal developments, this policy may be changed from time to time in HEA’s sole discretion and without any prior notice or liability to you or any other person. New versions of this policy will be posted here.

Who we are

Our website address is: https://higheredadvisory.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select "Remember Me", your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Additional information

How we protect your data

What data breach procedures we have in place

What third parties we receive data from

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements