Privacy Policy

References in this Privacy Policy may, as the context requires, include MyAppCentral, LLC affiliate or subsidiary websites. MyAppCentral, LLC provides access to information, goods, and services that facilitate the transition from high school to college to make the college experience more enjoyable and cost-efficient. We recognize the importance of protecting the privacy rights of our users.

MyAppCentral, LLC is a licensee of the TRUSTe Privacy Program. TRUSTe is an independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is to build user trust and confidence in the Internet by promoting the use of fair information practices. This privacy statement covers MyAppCentral, LLC website(s).

This Privacy Policy applies only to personally identifiable information collected on these website(s) and does not apply to any other information collected by MyAppCentral, LLC through any other means. This Privacy Policy applies to the use and sharing of personally identifiable information collected on and after the date that this Privacy Policy is posted.

Children Under 13 Years of Age

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information online from children under the age of 13. If a child provides us with this type of information online, please contact us to have the account deactivated by sending an email .

Changes to Privacy Statement

These guidelines have been developed with the recognition that Internet technologies are rapidly evolving. From time to time, we may need to change our Privacy Policy because of changes in the law, technology, our business, or our attempts to better serve user needs. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post the changes within the Privacy Policy itself, on the homepage, or in other places we deem appropriate. This is to ensure 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 Policy at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our homepage. All information collected after any updates to the Privacy Policy will be subject to the new policy.

Types of Information Collected Online

The choice regarding how much personally identifiable information you disclose is completely at your discretion. While it is not mandatory to answer any question, you will need to provide personally identifiable information to access certain areas of our site(s); obtain or register for special services; or complete transactions. If you choose not to provide this information, we may not be able to permit access to such areas, provide those special services, or complete certain transactions. Some specific examples include creating submitting an application, saving scholarship searches, and purchasing membership upgrades.

We respect your privacy. Except as described in this privacy statement, your information collected on MyAppCentral, LLC website(s) will not be shared, rented, or loaned to third parties.

We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our website(s).

Information Collected Through Traffic Monitoring

Like many other websites, MyAppCentral, LLC website(s) are equipped with a program that monitors site traffic. It automatically records every visitor's host, domain name, pages visited, length of user session, browser type and/or IP address. This program tracks the number of times the site(s) are visited, how many visitors come to the site(s), which parts of the site(s) are frequented, and the length of time of each visit. This information does not contain personally identifiable information and is used to evaluate areas of interest and to improve the website(s).

Information Collected Through Account Creation, Profile Creation, Sign-In, and Obtaining Premium Membership

Following are examples of the types of accounts and services offered on these website(s) and the type of information that is collected from the user. By providing any such information, the user consents to our Privacy Policy.

Students or Parents sections

We may collect personally identifiable information directly from users who are interested in obtaining services, products, or using tools within our site. Users do not need an online account to view some parts of the website(s); however, to perform certain tasks or to save personalized information, accounts are required. Some examples of these tasks include: completing a scholarship application, saving scholarship searches, and viewing exam results.

Account creation: We collect the following personally identifiable information from users who wish to create an online account: first name, middle initial, last name, zip code, gender, date of birth, date of high school graduation, email address, username, and password.

In addition, users can supply a parent or guardian's first and last name, and email address. Parents or guardians receive copies of the important emails that we send students. We require the parent or guardian's first and last name, as well as an email address.

For the sole purpose of processing financial aid applications or Scholarship Search, we also collect detailed family financial information such as income, taxes, and assets.

Premium Membership Registration : When you purchase products or services from us, we capture credit card information, the type of services or products ordered or purchased, and the date of the order or purchase.

Educators/Scholarship Providers

We may collect personally identifiable information directly from users who are interested in obtaining services, products, or using tools, within the site. Users do not need an online account to view most of the website; however, to perform certain tasks or save personalized information, accounts are required. Such examples would be to set up user groups or ceate an online scholarship application.

Use of Cookies

A cookie is a small text file placed on your computer's hard drive when you visit a website. The cookie gives you a unique, random ID, and this ID enables our website(s) to readily recognize each user on a subsequent visit to the site(s). For example, a cookie may indicate the preferences you selected on a prior visit. This facilitates more efficient browsing on subsequent visits, by using your preferences to customize the content and/or layout of our site(s). We may use cookies in this fashion. Visitors are free to set their Web browsers to prevent the acceptance of cookies. Be aware that MyAppCentral, LLC website cookies do not contain personally identifiable information.

Some of our service providers use cookies on our site(s). We have no access to or control over these cookies. This privacy statement covers the use of cookies by MyAppCentral, LLC website(s) only and does not cover the use of cookies by any third-party providers.

How Information Is Used

Personally identifiable information collected during the account registration process and by users choosing to receive certain email communications may be used to:

We may also aggregate information that users provide in order to:

In support of operating, hosting, and enhancing our website(s), personally identifiable information may be accessed by contractors who assist with programming and technical aspects of website operation. All contractors adhere to MyAppCentral, LLC's confidentiality and privacy conditions.

Suppliers and Selected Vendors; Linked Sites

We maintain relationships with outside service providers for some of the services offered through our site(s). Although, the information these providers make available may be presented in a framed format, with MyAppCentral, LLC border surrounding the service provider's pages, the service provider is prominently identified. Please be aware that any information supplied on those framed pages is sent directly to those service providers, and is subject to their security and privacy policies. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of these outside service providers, because their privacy practices may differ from ours.

Service Providers

We use outside companies to process credit cards.. These companies do not retain, share, store, or use personally identifiable information for any other purpose.

Communication from the Website(s)


Service-related Announcements: We will send you strictly service-related announcements on rare occasions when it is necessary to do so. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance, we might send you an email.

Generally, you may not opt-out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your account.

Customer Service: Based upon the personally identifiable information you provide us, we will send you a welcoming email to verify your username and password. We will also communicate with you in response to your inquiries, to provide the services you request, and to manage your account. We will communicate with you by email or telephone, in accordance with your wishes.

Newsletters: If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter(s), we will use your name and email address to send the newsletter to you. Out of respect for your privacy, we provide you a way to unsubscribe.

Surveys or Scholarship Contests: From time-to-time we may provide you the opportunity to participate in contests or surveys on our site. If you participate, we will request certain personally identifiable information from you. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. The requested information typically includes contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code).

We use this information to notify contest winners and to monitor site traffic or personalize the site (in the case of anonymous information collected in surveys).

Testimonials: We post testimonials from time to time that we receive via surveys.

Close or Deactivate Your Account

To close or deactivate your account, you may:

Email us to deactivate your account.

Contacts for More Information

If you have questions, contact us by email, or write us at:

Call Customer Service at (402) 416-2451, or write to:

MyAppCentral, LLC
Box 306
Wahoo, NE 68066
Attention: Customer Service

Security

We exercise great care in providing secure transmission of information from your computer to our servers. You must have a secure browser—one that supports secure transmission of data across the Internet—to purchase items on MyAppCentral, LLC website(s). For more information, use your browser's Help feature.

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems. When sensitive information such as credit card or social security numbers is transmitted, we use industry standard secure socket layer (SSL) encryption.

Your MyAppCentral, LLC website password is protected so that only you can access it and view the member information relevant to the account. We recommend that you do not divulge your password to anyone. No one at MyAppCentral, LLC will ever ask you for your password in an unsolicited phone call or email. Ultimately, you are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and any account information.