site is maintained by Friendly Finleys, LLC. It is designed
to provide access to information, goods, and services that facilitate
the transition from high school to college; make your college experience
more enjoyable and cost efficient. Tasseltime.com recognizes
the importance of protecting the privacy rights of our users. Any
information shared between users and tasseltime.com is securely managed
and safeguarded in accordance with all applicable laws and the policies
and guidelines set forth below.
These guidelines have been developed with the recognition that Internet
technologies are rapidly evolving. From time to time, tasseltime.com
may need to change our privacy statement because of changes in the
law, in technology, in tasseltime.com's business, or in our attempts
to serve your needs better.
The choice of how much personally identifiable information you disclose
to us is completely at your discretion. It is not mandatory for you
to answer all questions, but please realize that in order to serve
you better, you will need to provide certain information to access
some areas of our site, obtain or register for special services, or
complete transactions initiated by you. If you choose not to provide
information, we may not be able to permit access to such areas, provide
those special services, or complete such transactions.
Information gathered through traffic monitoring
Like many other Web sites, tasseltime.com is equipped with a program
that monitors traffic by automatically recording every visitor's host,
domain name, pages visited, length of user sessions, browser type
and/or IP address. This program tracks the number of times the site
is hit, how many visitors come to the site, which parts of the site
they frequent, 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 tasseltime.com site
and may be provided to third parties by tasseltime.com or its affiliates.
gathered through registration, login, and obtaining services
personally identifiable information that is voluntarily provided by
the user. A user's e-mail address and other personally identifiable
for the purposes of offering you goods and services that, in the opinion
of tasseltime.com and its affiliates, may facilitate the transition
from high school to college or make your college experience more enjoyable
and cost efficient. By providing such information, the user consents
described in this Policy.
A cookie is a small text file placed on a user's computer hard drive
when a user visits a Web site. The cookie gives the user a unique,
random ID, and this ID enables our site to readily recognize each
visitor on a subsequent visit to the site. For example, a cookie may
indicate the preferences selected by a visitor on a prior visit, and
facilitate more efficient browsing on subsequent visits by using such
preferences to customize the content and/or layout of our site for
users always have the option of not accepting them. Visitors are free
to change their web browsers to prevent the acceptance of cookies.
Tasseltime.com's cookies do not contain personally identifiable information
collected by tasseltime.com.
What we will use the information for
Listed below are some of the ways in which your information may be
customize the content and/or layout of our page for each individual
notify visitors about updates, products, services, and/or special
offers from tasseltime.com
its affiliates, colleges, scholarship programs, selected vendors,
assist our suppliers and selected vendors in targeting updates, new
products, services, and/or special offers to you through
ask for your participation in brief surveys;
generate aggregate statistical studies and conduct and report research
related to the college admission process;
identify, develop, and offer products and services that help in the
transition from high school to college, may make your college experience
more enjoyable and cost efficient, or to obtain such products and
services from suppliers and selected vendors;
What we will not use the information for
We respect your privacy! Except as described above, or as otherwise
provided or permitted by law, your information collected by tasseltime.com
will not be sold, rented, loaned, or otherwise used.
tasseltime.com provides, for the convenience of our users, the opportunity
to link to Web sites of organizations not related to tasseltime.com.
If you click on a hypertext link that takes you to a Web site outside
of tasseltime.com, we are not responsible for their privacy policies
or information collection practices and uses.
If you have questions you may contact us by e-mail at
will use reasonable efforts to help you.
information about protecting your privacy online, we recommend that
of security for all personal information associated with our users
is of utmost concern to us. You must have a secure browser–one that
supports secure transmission of data across the Internet–to purchase
items at tasseltime.com. For more information, use your browser's
great care in providing secure transmission of your information from
your computer to our servers. 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 credit card information is transmitted, we use
industry standard, SSL (secure socket layer) encryption.
tasseltime.com 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. tasseltime.com will
never ask you for your password in an unsolicited phone call or e-mail.
Ultimately, you are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your
passwords and any account information.