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Privacy Policy | USTC

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy discloses what information we gather, how we use it, and how to change or remove it. By submitting personal information to us you signify your consent that we may collect, use and disclose such personal information as described in this Privacy Policy and as permitted or required by law. For each visitor to our website, we use cookies to log standard technical information such as Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, page interactions, and browser information.


Use of Information

Upon providing us with personally identifiable information, including your name, phone number, and email address, we will use your personally identifiable information in the following ways:

  • To send you periodic email alerts.
  • To send you periodic push notification alerts.
  • To contact you via telephone.


Protection of Information

We use 256-bit SSL encryption to transfer personally identifiable information between our website and server. Our server is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems. Our server and your personal information are located in the United States. By using the website and by voluntarily providing personally identifiable information to us, you are consenting to the transfer of your personal information to our web server located in the United States.


Use of Cookies

We use cookies to compile aggregate data about website traffic. Our emails also contain a single, campaign-unique “web beacon pixel” to tell us whether, and how many times, our emails are opened and verify any clicks through to links within the email. We use this information to administer the health of our website and in reporting capacities.


Use of Push Notifications

We use push notifications to send you periodic alerts when we publish important and/or sponsor-related news items to the website. When you first enter our website, you choose to approve or deny receiving push notifications. If you no longer wish to receive these notifications, you may turn them off at the browser or mobile device level. We collect certain information about your devices, such as operating system and user identification information, to ensure you receive proper notifications, to administer the health of our website, and in reporting capacities to our sponsors.


Use by Minors Prohibited

This website is not intended for and should not be used by anyone under the age of 18. We comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and do not permit registration or use by anyone under the age of 18.


International Users

If you are an international user you agree that we may collect, use and transfer your information as outlined in this Privacy Policy.