Privacy Policy

Terms of Use and Privacy Policy: Effective February 5, 2016

Thank you for visiting AccountingDegree.com and expressing interest in our content and services. This page explains the constraints governing the use of our site, as well as the way we use the information we gather to provide you with relevant products and services. By using AccountingDegree.com, you agree to these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Submitted and Automatic Information

There are two types of information we collect from visitors using our site. Users can provide submitted information through web forms voluntarily. This includes personal contact information, like your name, telephone number, mailing address, and email address, which we use to introduce you to relevant products and services. We store your submitted information so we can share it with schools and other third parties who can provide you with relevant education-related products and services.

By voluntarily submitting personal information, you authorize AccountingDegree.com and our affiliated schools and partners to contact you via telephone, text message, email, or mail regarding education-related topics in accordance with all applicable laws. If you receive email communications from us, a school, or third party and want to unsubscribe, you can do so at any time by clicking on the corresponding link in the email.

Whenever you interact with our site, we also collect automatic information, which contains certain types of anonymous data, including your web browser, operating system, and IP address. Like most websites, we store this information and use it to provide a better user experience. We use “cookies” to gather data for analytics, site optimization, and to tailor our advertising efforts.

Cookies Help Us Help You

Using AccountingDegree.com means you acknowlede and consent to our use of cookies. Cookies are bits of data that websites store in your browser for technical purposes, like website analytics. Advertising cookies, often referred to as third-party cookies, track navigation and allow companies to create ads that are relevant to a user’s particular interests; however, they do not contain any personal information so the user remains anonymous.

We use Google Analytics for our tracking purposes. You can learn more about Google’s privacy policy here: http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html.

In order to customize your user experience, we use cookies for:

  • Web analytics to gather demographic data for site optimization and other analysis;
  • “Lead auditing” to ensure accuracy, relevance and validity of the submitted information;
  • Tracking marketing and conversions to gauge advertising effectiveness.

You can opt to remove cookies at any time. Depending on your browser, you may have to do it every time you surf the web. You can also opt out of receiving personalized ads from companies belonging to the Network Advertising Initiative and those who follow the Digital Advertising Alliance’s Self-Regulatory Principles by navigating to the opt-out page on their websites.

Terms of Use

By using our website, we assume you acknowledge and agree that the information we collect may be shared with schools, affiliated companies, and third parties so as to provide you with relevant products and services. You also acknowledge and agree with our right to release any collected data as needed to businesses providing administrative services to AccountingDegree.com.

When you submit personal information to AccountingDegree.com, you grant us and our affiliated entities the permission to contact you via telephone, text message, email, or mail to relay information for education-related products and services. By granting us and our affiliates the right to contact you, you effectively relinquish Do Not Call restrictions established by state and federal governments while exempting us from other applicable laws, as well.

By submitting information, you grant us the right to release it as needed to abide by a subpoena or in other instances required by law. We exercise this option in good faith when we believe it is necessary in order to preserve our rights, ensure the safety of others, investigate alleged fraud, reply to a legal request, and/or in the instance that AccountingDegree.com enters into a merger, aquisition or sale of some or all of its assets to a third party.

Terms of Use and Privacy Policy Changes Notification

We may perform revisions to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy in the future. We recommend that you revisit this page periodically to review it for the most updated information regarding your privacy while using AccountingDegree.com.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, please use the contact form on our site.