Our policy is to respect and protect the privacy of our users. Our goal is to provide
a "buyer centric" service to our members. This means we strive to represent
the best interest of our members rather than the suppliers and advertisers that
would like to sell products and services to our members. We will not willfully disclose
individually identifiable information about our customers to any third party without
first receiving that user’s permission.
Does SchoolDude ask for personal information?
Yes, we do. SchoolDude may ask for your name, email address, and other personal
information when you sign up for our services. We may also ask for such information
at other times, such as when you request information from SchoolDude.
Will SchoolDude disclose any of my personal information?
SchoolDude will not disclose any of your personal information, except as described
below, or when we believe in good faith that the law requires it, or to protect
the rights or property of SchoolDude. Under confidentiality agreements, SchoolDude
may match user information with third party data.
SchoolDude does disclose aggregated user statistics (for example, 45% of our users
are female) in order to describe our services to prospective partners, advertisers,
and other third parties, and for other lawful purposes. If/when we do match user
information, we endeavor to keep personal information confidential from those third
Additionally, if you make a purchase from our site, the information obtained during
your visit to these areas, and the information that you give such as your credit
card number and contact information, is provided to the merchant of record. These
merchants can be SchoolDude or third party companies. These merchants have separate
privacy and data collection practices. SchoolDude has no responsibility or liability
for these independent policies.
How does SchoolDude use my personal information?
SchoolDude’s goal in collecting personal information is to provide you, the
user, with the most personalized web experience possible and our advertisers with
an efficient means to reach the right audience. By knowing a little about you, SchoolDude
is able to deliver more relevant content, and hence better service, to you.
Will SchoolDude use my information for direct or email mailings?
We will send you information about our various products and services, or other products
and services we feel may be of interest to you. You can remove yourself from this
distribution list via a link in the communication. Only SchoolDude (or agents working
on behalf of SchoolDude and under confidentiality agreements) will send you these
Yes, cookies are used on SchoolDude in various ways.
(stored on our computers) in order to deliver to you a better and more personalized
service. This cookie is set when you register.
- Cookies are also used to estimate our audience size. Each browser accessing SchoolDude
is given a unique cookie which is then used to determine repeat usage versus initial
SchoolDude collects IP addresses for the purposes of system administration and security
What else should I know about my privacy?
Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information
online – for example in discussion forums, through email, or in chat areas
– that information can be collected and used by others. In short, if you post
personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited
messages from other parties in return.
Furthermore, while we strive to protect your personal information, SchoolDude cannot
ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do
so at your own risk. In addition, SchoolDude partners and third party Internet sites
and services accessible through SchoolDude or parties whom we inform you are collecting
data in connection with sweepstakes, promotions, etc., have separate privacy and
data collection practices, independent of us. SchoolDude has no responsibility or
liability for these independent policies or actions.
The point? You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy
of your passwords and/or any account information. Please be careful and responsible
whenever you’re online.
We use Google Analytics to conduct anonymous web traffic analysis
is ever collected or analyzed by this service.
Our policy on Discussion Messages and Posts
The content of these messages and posts are not necessarily those shared by SchoolDude.com,
Inc. These opinions are expressly those of the online community members and their
guests. SchoolDude.com makes no claims to agree with or disagree with the opinions
expressed online. SchoolDude.com will make every attempt to maintain decorum at
its discretion and will remove visitors’ posts if they are deemed to be unacceptable.