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Privacy Policy


Pick Professor Inc. Privacy Policy applies to Personal Information of non-employee Persons who interact with Pick Professor Inc. that is collected, used or disclosed Pick Professor Inc.

Non-employee Persons in this context includes Individuals who are viewers, readers, subscribers, advertisers, contest participants, forum members, customers, Internet users who are exposed to the media and e-commerce content of Pick Professor Inc.

The Pick Professor Inc. Privacy Policy applies to the management of Personal Information in any form whether oral, electronic or written. Pick Professor Inc.  reserves the right to amend this Pick Professor Inc. Privacy Policy from time to time.

The application of the Pick Professor Inc. Privacy Policy is subject to the requirements or provisions of any applicable legislation, regulations or agreements, or the order of any court or other lawful authority.

Exclusions from privacy protection: The Pick Professor Inc. Privacy Policy does not impose any limits on the collection, use or disclosure of the following information by Pick Professor Inc. :

a) Information which is available publicly, such as a Person’s name, address, telephone number and address, when listed in a directory or made available through directory assistance;

b) Information collected, used or disclosed in the course of journalistic, literary or artistic activities; or

c) Aggregate information that cannot be associated with a specific person, such as demographic statistics about Pick Professor Inc. customers, or number of visitors and average time spent on a website.

Purposes for Collection of Personal Information:

Pick Professor Inc. has collected and collects Personal Information for the following purposes:

a) To establish and maintain responsible commercial relations with Individuals and to provide ongoing service;

b) To understand Individual needs;

c) To enhance, develop, market or provide products and services; and

d) To meet legal or regulatory requirements, including to protect or defend a legal interest, and in connection with an actual or possible Pick Professor Inc. corporate re-organization, merger or amalgamation with another entity, or an actual or possible sale of all or a substantial portion of the assets of Pick Professor Inc. , provided that the Personal Information disclosed continues to be used by the entity acquiring the information either for evaluation of the possible transaction, or, on completion of any such transaction, for the purposes permitted by this Privacy Policy.

As examples of the above:

i) Pick Professor Inc. may from time to time use a Person’s Personal Information to contact the Person about changes, enhancements or similar notices related to Pick Professor Inc. products and services;

ii) If a Person indicated that they was interested in receiving offers or information from Pick Professor Inc. or certain of our selected sponsors or advertisers, Pick Professor Inc. may send the Person materials about products and services that Pick Professor Inc. feels may be of interest to the Person; and

iii) If a Person enters a contest or other promotion offered on a Pick Professor Inc. website, Pick Professor Inc. may, under the rules of the promotion, use the Person’s name and certain other information to administer the promotion, such as contacting, announcing and promoting the winners of the promotion.

Obtaining Consent:

Pick Professor Inc. will make a reasonable effort to make sure Persons understand how their Personal Information will be used by Pick Professor Inc. . Pick Professor Inc. will obtain consent from Persons before or when it collects or uses the Personal Information. Pick Professor Inc. will not attempt to deceive Persons into giving consent.

A Person’s consent can be express, implied, or given through an authorized representative. A Person can withdraw consent at any time, with certain exceptions noted herein. Pick Professor Inc. , however, may collect, use or disclose Personal Information without the Person’s knowledge or consent in exceptional circumstances where such collection, use or disclosure is permitted or as required by law.

Note: If any Person has any questions or concerns about Pick Professor Inc. privacy practices, the Person can:

Email: picks@pickprofessor.com

Refusing or withdrawing Consent:

Subject to legal and contractual requirements, a Person can refuse to consent to Pick Professor Inc. collection, use or disclosure of Personal Information about the Person, or a Person may withdraw the Person’s consent to Pick Professor Inc. further collection, use or disclosure of Personal Information at any time in the future by giving Pick Professor Inc. reasonable notice, unless:

i) The consent relates to certain information required for credit approval which a Person applies for or accepts,

ii) The consent is otherwise required by law or iii) the use or disclosure is permitted by law or is related to the legal or regulatory requirements described herein. If a Person refuses or withdraws the Person’s consent, Pick Professor Inc. may not be able to provide the Person or continue to provide the Person with some products, services or information which may be of value to the Person.

Internet Aspects:

Personal Information may be collected when a user conducts activities on or related to all websites of Pick Professor Inc. or related to services made available on the Pick Professor Inc. Companies Sites. Although information collected, used or disclosed on the Internet as described below often does not constitute Personal Information (and to the extent that such is the case, then the obligations under the Pick Professor Inc. Privacy Policy do not extend to such information), Pick Professor Inc. provides the details below about Internet aspects of Pick Professor Inc. services for the purposes of disclosure.

A cookie is a small text file, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier, that is sent to the user’s web browser from a web site’s computers and is stored on the user’s computer’s hard drive. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to a user’s computer.
Pick Professor Inc. may use cookies to:

a) Improve the operation and performance of thePick Professor Inc. services and to make Pick Professor Inc. services easier and more convenient to use. For example, cookies help Pick Professor Inc. provide more personalized services by recalling user preferences on subsequent visits (e.g. language preference). Cookies also allow Pick Professor Inc. to save passwords and preferences for a user so that the user will not have to re-enter them on the next visit to a Pick Professor Inc. website;

b) Measure aggregate user traffic and demographic statistics related to Pick Professor Inc. websites and advertisements (e.g. number of users, average time spent, average age and similar statistics). This information helps Pick Professor Inc. to better understand when to update, change or offer new services and provides Pick Professor Inc. with details as to the performance of Third Party advertisements and content. This information may be reported, in aggregate form only, to Pick Professor Inc. current and prospective sponsors, advertisers and business partners. No Personal Information will be disclosed in such reports;

c) Display advertisements. Pick Professor Inc. and Third Party advertising providers may use cookies when serving advertisements on Pick Professor Inc. websites. In some cases, advertisements from Third Party advertisers are delivered to users (in conjunction with Pick Professor Inc. services) by such Third Party advertisers, or by separately contracted advertising providers on their behalf, and not by Pick Professor Inc. ; as such, the Third-party advertisers’ use of cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not the Pick Professor Inc. Privacy Policy, and users should consult the privacy policies of such Third Party advertisers.

Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. If a user prefers, the user can reset his/her browser either to notify the user when the user has received a cookie, or to refuse to accept cookies. The user should understand that while Pick Professor Inc. do not require a user to use cookies, certain Pick Professor Inc. services will not function properly if a user sets his/her browser to not accept cookies.