OKcollegestart.org Professional Center Privacy Policy

Effective as of June 1, 2017

The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education ("OSRHE") and XAP Corporation ("XAP"), the company that operates OKcollegestart.org, (collectively "us" and "we") have adopted the following privacy policy for the information collected at the OKcollegestart.org Professional Center website.

As the OKcollegestart.org Professional Center evolves, we may update this privacy policy to reflect changes in the manner in which we deal with personal information, whether to comply with then-applicable regulations and self-regulatory standards or otherwise. The privacy policy posted here will always be current. We encourage you to review this statement regularly.

WHAT THIS PRIVACY POLICY STATEMENT COVERS:

  • The OKcollegestart.org Professional Center privacy policy and its exceptions
  • The personal identifying information we collect
  • Reasons we collect personal identifying information
  • Ways in which personal identifying information may be used
  • With whom personal identifying information may be shared
  • Security measures to protect information entrusted to the OKcollegestart.org Professional Center
  • Cookies
  • Modifying and deleting your information
  • Amending this Privacy Policy
  • Questions

THE OKCOLLEGESTART.ORG PROFESSIONAL CENTER PRIVACY POLICY AND ITS EXCEPTIONS

Except as set forth below, personally identifiable data you enter on the OKcollegestart.org Professional Center is not made available or distributed to third parties, except with your express consent or at your express direction. In particular, OSRHE and/or XAP will not give, sell, or provide access to your personal information that you enter on the OKcollegestart.org Professional Center to any company, individual, or organization for any purpose, except with your express consent, at your direction, as is necessary for the operation of this site, or pursuant to one of the exceptions listed below.

EXCEPTIONS TO THE PRIVACY POLICY

There are limited exceptions to the OKcollegestart.org Professional Center privacy policy. When required by law to comply with any valid legal process such as a search warrant, subpoena, statute, regulation, or court order, OSRHE and/or XAP will supply such information contained in your OKcollegestart.org Professional Center account as such entity reasonably determines, based on the advice of counsel, it is legally required to supply. In addition, OSRHE and/or XAP may release specific information relevant to special cases, such as a physical threat to you or others or an attempted breach of security on the OKcollegestart.org Professional Center site.

THE PERSONAL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION WE COLLECT

The OKcollegestart.org Professional Center collects the following personal identifying information from you: name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number.

REASONS WE COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION

The OKcollegestart.org Professional Center collects personal information from you to enable OSRHE and/or XAP to respond to your questions or contact you when necessary in connection with the functioning of the OKcollegestart.org Professional Center.

When you sign in to the OKcollegestart.org Professional Center, your browser will automatically transmit to the OKcollegestart.org Professional Center server the IP address of your computer and type of browser you are using. Although your browser transmits the IP address of your computer, the OKcollegestart.org Professional Center does not associate this IP address with any personally identifiable information regarding you. The OKcollegestart.org Professional Center does not collect any personally identifiable information other than what users submit and their browsers transmit.

WAYS IN WHICH PERSONAL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION MAY BE USED

We may use your identifying information to help diagnose problems with the OKcollegestart.org Professional Center server and to administer the OKcollegestart.org Professional Center website.

WITH WHOM PERSONAL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION MAY BE SHARED

Your personal identifying information provided to XAP as part of the account creation process or any activity on the OKcollegestart.org Professional Center may be shared by XAP with the OSRHE under the aegis of which you are apparently establishing your account.

SECURITY MEASURES TO PREVENT MISUSE OF INFORMATION ENTRUSTED TO THE OKCOLLEGESTART.ORG PROFESSIONAL CENTER

The OKcollegestart.org Professional Center encrypts the PII you enter when it is in route from your browser to the OKcollegestart.org Professional Center web servers, and again when your PII is in route from the web servers to the back-end database servers using TLS 1.2. This practice helps prevent unauthorized third parties from intercepting and gaining access to your PII during transmission over the Internet. OKcollegestart.org Professional Center is WC3 compliant and performs properly on all major operating system platforms as well as all major modern internet browsers specifically including, but not limited to, Windows, Macintosh, Linux, iOS, Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge, Internet Explorer, and the build-in Internet browsers for iOS and Android.

Data residing on the OKcollegestart.org Professional Center server is password protected, and access is provided only to the account holder who created the password, anyone to whom that account holder entrusted the password, and those employees of OSRHE and/or XAP who require such access to administer and maintain the OKcollegestart.org Professional Center system or to provide requested customer support to users of the OKcollegestart.org Professional Center. Each OSRHE and/or XAP employee who has access to the data residing on the OKcollegestart.org Professional Center server has agreed in writing to respect the privacy of all such personal data.

COOKIES

A cookie is a small file that a website transfers to a user's computer, which may then be stored on its hard drive. The OKcollegestart.org Professional Center uses cookies to remember you and personalize your web-viewing experience by keeping track of your session when logged on to the OKcollegestart.org Professional Center. Cookies enable you to maintain continuity as you move from page to page on the OKcollegestart.org Professional Center and to avoid the nuisance of being asked to provide the same information repeatedly. Cookies also allow us to make sure that only your browser can exchange information regarding your account with our servers. Cookies cannot be used to steal personal information or to gain access to information that you did not directly provide. The cookies we use are set when you log on to the OKcollegestart.org Professional Center and are erased when you log off the OKcollegestart.org Professional Center or completely close your browser.

Don't want cookies?

Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you don't want cookies, you can set your browser to disable or refuse cookies or to alert you when cookies are being used. You should note, however, that various OKcollegestart.org Professional Center services might not function properly when cookies are not utilized.

MODIFYING AND DELETING YOUR INFORMATION

You may update or modify on the OKcollegestart.org Professional Center any personal information you previously provided. To modify personal information, (i) sign in to the OKcollegestart.org Professional Center, (ii) access your user profile, and (iii) modify that information using standard word-processing techniques. To delete personal information or your OKcollegestart.org Professional Center account in its entirety, you must contact your designated XAP Customer Service at 1-800-GO-TO-XAP.

AMENDING THIS PRIVACY POLICY

OSRHE and/or XAP may amend this Privacy Policy periodically. Unless legal obligations require faster implementation, if OSRHE and/or XAP makes any substantial changes to this Privacy Policy concerning use of your personal information, OSRHE and/or XAP will notify you by posting a message on the OKcollegestart.org Professional Center homepage for at least thirty days prior to implementation of the change. Thereafter, the new privacy policy will apply to all data previously submitted or subsequently submitted to the OKcollegestart.org Professional Center, unless such use is prohibited by law. If you do not wish to have your information used in accordance with a newly posted privacy policy, you should modify or delete the relevant information in the manner described in the preceding section, "Modifying and Deleting Your Information."

QUESTIONS

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy and the privacy practices on this site, you may contact us at support@okcollegestart.org.

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