What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you register on our site or fill out an online form. When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address or credit card information (if you are an advertiser or partner school). You may, however, visit our site or use our app anonymously as an external viewer with access only to external viewable pages.
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
Your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs.
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent..
We send periodic emails to the email address you provide in order to be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.
We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.
After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. Each user’s data is only available for reporting on, analysis, and internal downloads by academic partner institutions of the ScholarVets Platform. Each academic partner school is only able to see and interact with it’s own school’s network data within the system. Overall aggregate data may be offered to schools but never will individual school data be available to anyone outside of the administration of that school. This also does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website such as our hosting company, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety.
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
Terms and Conditions
Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website.
Last updated January 1st 2018.
ScholarVets Terms and Conditions
This is the Agreement between all registered users and the ScholarVets “SV” platform which owns and runs all technology related to ScholarVets.
SV is an online network of Military connected college students, faculty, and staff. SV takes privacy seriously and wants to ensure a safe, secure ecosystem for all registered users.
The ScholarVets app and website (the “Site”) is comprised of various pages operated by ScholarVets LLC (“SV”). ScholarVets is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of all of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein (the “Terms”). Your use of the SV platform constitutes your agreement to all of its Terms below. Please read these terms carefully and keep a copy of them for your reference if needed.
Visiting www.ScholarVets.com, using the SV app, or sending emails to SV constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
SV does not knowingly collect, either online or offline, personal information from persons under the age of thirteen.
Links to third party sites/Third party services
ScholarVets may contain links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of SV and SV is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. SV is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by SV of the site or any association with its operators.
Certain services made available via ScholarVets are delivered by third party sites and organizations. By using any product, service or functionality originating from the www.ScholarVets.com domain, you hereby acknowledge and consent that SV may share such information and data with any third party with whom AW has a contractual relationship to provide the requested product, service or functionality on behalf of SV users and customers.
No unlawful or prohibited use/Intellectual Property
All content included as part of the Service, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on the Site, are the property of SV or its suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make any changes to them.
You will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the Site. AW’s content is not for resale. Your use of the Site does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content, and in particular you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content. You will use protected content solely for your personal use, and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of AW and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of AW or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms.
Use of communication services
The Site may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, member directories, communities, personal web pages, job fairs, job boards, virtual project areas, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with networks and groups of members (collectively, “Communication Services”), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service.
We reserve all rights to be able to remove communications that are inappropriate.
By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not: defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others; publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information; upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents; upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of AW’s another’s computer; advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages; conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters; download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner; falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded, restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services; violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service; harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; violate any applicable laws or regulations.
AW has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, SV reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. SV reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.
SV reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in SV’s sole discretion.
Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. SV does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, AW specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized SV spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of SV.
Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you upload the materials.
Materials provided to ScholarVets or posted on any SV page
SV does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to ScholarVets (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any SV Site or our associated services (collectively “Submissions”). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting SV, our affiliated companies and necessary sub licensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. SV is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in SV’s sole discretion.
By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.
The Service is controlled, operated and administered by SV from our offices within the USA. If you access the Service from a location outside the USA, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use the SV Content accessed through ScholarVets in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions or regulations.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless SV, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any claims, losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site or services, any user postings made by you, your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. SV reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with SV in asserting any available defenses.
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. SCHOLARVETS LLC. AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME.
SV reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Maryland and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in MD in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Site. Use of the Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including, without limitation, this section.
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and SV as a result of this agreement or use of the Site. SV’s performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of SV’s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Site or information provided to or gathered by SV with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.
Changes to Terms
AW reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the Terms under which www.ScholarVets.com and related apps are offered. The most current version of the Terms will supersede all previous versions. SV encourages you to periodically review the Terms to stay informed of our updates.
AW welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Terms:
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Effective as of January 1st 2018