At CollegeInvest, privacy and confidentiality of your personal information are important and we want to ensure your trust in us.
Information CollegeInvest Collects
CollegeInvest collects nonpublic personal information provided by you either through the Site’s secure online information requests and applications, or through your transactions with our third party servicers/program managers or us. Examples of nonpublic personal information CollegeInvest, or third party servicers/program managers acting on our behalf, collects include:
- Telephone Number
- E-mail Address
- Social Security Number
- Date of Birth
- Account Numbers
- Driver’s License Number
- Optional demographic information such as gender, household income, ethnicity, age and level of education
- Information about your transactions and business with us
In addition, we may use a service that collects data remotely by using so-called “pixel tags”, “web beacons”, “clear GIFs” or similar means embedded in the website’s content or on banner ads on third party websites which you click on to be automatically linked to our website. A Pixel Tag is an electronic image, often a single pixel (1×1) that is ordinarily not visible to website visitors and may be associated with cookies on the visitor’s hard drives. This information is anonymous data.
How CollegeInvest Protects, Uses And Shares Your Information
CollegeInvest restricts access to your nonpublic personal and account information to those employees who need to know that information to service your account(s) and/or loan. We also maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your nonpublic personal information.
CollegeInvest discloses nonpublic personal information to third party servicers/managers as is necessary to provide services as requested and to process and service your account(s) which includes but not limited to savings and scholarships. In addition CollegeInvest will disclose nonpublic personal information to third party servicers/managers providing services on CollegeInvest’s behalf, such as delivery of information about CollegeInvest products and services through means including, but not limited to, mail, email, and telephone. We also provide nonpublic personal information, such as names, addresses and telephone numbers to our third party service providers in connection with CollegeInvest’s marketing and market research activities.
CollegeInvest will use your nonpublic personal information to communicate with you via email, telephone and general mail delivery and to process services as requested and to conduct business on your account(s).
Each third party servicer/manager with whom CollegeInvest shares nonpublic personal information is governed by confidentiality agreements requiring the third party to keep all personal information provided to it by CollegeInvest confidential, except as required by law.
Disclosure Of Information For Legal, Administrative And Corporate Purposes
CollegeInvest may disclose your nonpublic personal information to third parties as required or permitted by law, including law enforcement authorities, and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or the rights or safety of others. CollegeInvest may also disclose your information in connection with any merger or consolidation with, or sale of, all or substantially all of our assets to a third party. In the event we sell our assets, including our database, your personal information will be transferred to the purchaser.
Updating Your Information
You may update or change your personal information on the Site or by contacting CollegeInvest at the email or mailing address listed below.
The Site is not directed to children, and CollegeInvest does not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 years of age on the Site.
How To Contact CollegeInvest
1600 Broadway, Suite 2300
Denver, CO 80202