Privacy Policy

AcademicWorks, Inc. (“AcademicWorks”) is committed to maintaining your confidence and trust, and accordingly maintains the following Privacy Policy to protect the personal information you provide online through AcademicWorks’ publicly-available website, www.academicworks.com, and the pages directly accessible via links from this site (the “Site”). This Privacy Policy does not apply to your use of any non-publicly-available AcademicWorks system, application, or product that is not directly available through www.academicworks.com or the pages directly accessible via links from the Site. If you have objections to this Privacy Policy, you should not access or use the Site. This Privacy Policy does not govern privacy practices associated with other AcademicWorks websites or systems.

Collection and Use of Information

As a visitor to this Site, you can engage in many activities without providing any personal information. In connection with other activities, such as requesting product information or survey results, AcademicWorks may ask you to provide certain information about yourself by completing and submitting an online form. Although these activities are optional, if you elect to engage in these activities, AcademicWorks may ask that you provide personal information, such as your first name, last name, mailing address, e-mail address, job title, department, telephone and fax numbers, or other personal information.

When you use the Site, AcademicWorks or third parties authorized by AcademicWorks may also collect certain technical and routing information about your computer to facilitate your use of the Site and its services. For example, we may track variables such as browser type, operating system, CPU speed, and the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your computer. We use these variables to facilitate and track your use of the Site and its services. AcademicWorks also uses these variables to measure traffic patterns on the Site.

This website uses the Google AdWords remarketing service to advertise on third party websites (including Google) to previous visitors to our site. It could mean that we advertise to previous visitors who haven’t completed a task on our site, for example using the contact form to make an enquiry. This could be in the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page, or a site in the Google Display Network. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the AcademicWorks website. Of course, any data collected will be used in accordance with our own privacy policy and Google’s privacy policy.

You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Preferences page, and if you want to you can opt out of interest-based advertising entirely by cookie settings or
permanently using a browser plugin.

At times, AcademicWorks may also employ the use of cookies to compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer you better site experiences and tools in the future. A cookie is a small piece of computer code that enables web servers to identify users. Cookies do not store any information that you have provided to the Site. They are simply identifiers. You have the ability to delete cookie files from your hard drive at any time or avoid cookies by configuring your browser to reject them or to notify you when a cookie is being placed on your hard drive.

We only use the information that is provided through the Site to help us improve our services to you, to provide you with information on products or services that you have requested, to inform you about additional products or services that may be of interest to you, to provide you with survey results, white papers, or other information about our company or the industry that you have requested, for marketing purposes, and for other internal purposes.

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety.

Security of Your Personal Information

AcademicWorks has implemented security features throughout the Site to prevent the unauthorized release of or access to your personal information. Please be advised, however, that although AcademicWorks has attempted to create a secure and reliable site for you, the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to or from AcademicWorks via the Site or email cannot be guaranteed. When disclosing any personal information, you should remain mindful of the fact that it is potentially accessible to the public, and consequently, can be collected and used by others without your consent. AcademicWorks has no responsibility or liability for the security of information transmitted via the internet.

External Websites

To the extent that hyperlinks are present on the Site to access third-party sites, you should be aware that these third-party websites are not controlled by AcademicWorks and, therefore, are not subject to this Privacy Policy. You should check the privacy policies of these individual sites to see how your personal information will be utilized by the operators of those third-party web sites.

Your Consent

By using the Site, you consent to this Privacy Policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

AcademicWorks may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on this page. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept these changes. You may have the right to access the personal information that AcademicWorks has collected about you. You may also have the right to modify any errors contained in that information. Please contact us for more details.

How to Contact Us

If you have other questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please call us at (888) 376-4252 or email us at AW-info@blackbaud.com.