Personal information is collected for identification or contacting a person. It can also be used to identify an individual in the context of their preferences.
We would like to make your ApeGrade experience perfect. But for this purpose, we need the following data:
- Your name
- Your email address
- Your phone number
- Your academic profile
If you prefer to delete all your records from our platform, please email us at Support. We will remove your data within two business days upon your request.
We retrieve personal and other required information to make our website more user-friendly. It comprises (without limitations) the information you share with service providers, your date of birth, gender, family status, etc.
If you decide to upload photo or video content on ApeGrade, we may retrieve its respective data, including (without limitations) the date, time, and place it was created.
Meanwhile, we never store your payment information in our database. We do not collect, retrieve, or access your credit card or bank accounts data. Only third-party services handle the transactions through a gateway provider, and no information regarding any payments is stored on our servers. ApeGrade retrieves personal information you voluntarily enter when you register on our website, complete a survey, purchase anything, or sign up for a newsletter. These are some of the purposes of its use:
- Include you into the mailing list or answer your inquiries
- Fulfill orders and inform you of their progress
- Facilitate follow-up communication (through email, live chat, or phone)
All information is stored and processed according to the CAN-SPAM Act. It means that we guarantee to:
- Never use fake or misleading email addresses
- Always specify the physical address of our website or our business in all messages we send to our users
- Verify email marketing services of any third parties that cooperate with us for compliance with the CAN-SPAM Act
- Quickly react to newsletter unsubscribe requests
- Give an unsubscribe link in each email we send to our users
Retention Period of Personal Information
We will save your information only as long as we may reasonably need it according to the provisions of the “Personal Information” section. In cases required by law, we may maintain it for a more extended period.
Protection of Personal Information
ApeGrade website is free from malware and viruses, as we regularly check it for any security holes.
All your personal information is safe behind our secured networks.
In the rare event that a cyber breach happens, we will send notifications to all ApeGrade users, visitors, and vendors within one business day.
Server Log Data
Log data (also known as automatic or anonymous data) is the information we collect about when, how, and who visits and uses our website. It is a standard procedure for any hosting platform. It comprises
- Your IP addresses
- Type of your browser
- Your Internet service provider
- Pages through which you entered our website and left
- Date and time of your activity on our website
- Number of clicks during your activity
- Error logs (records of any problems users experienced)
We use this data is used to analyze the trends of users’ movement within our platform, which days receive the most traffic, and learn more about our visitors.
Please note that server log data is never referenced to any personally identifiable information. We do not link your profile on ApeGrade to the log data about your IP address, browser, Internet provider, etc.
ApeGrade uses cookie files to improve your user experience while visiting our website. On this website, you can access any page without revealing your personally identifiable data. But to personalize your presence, we cookie files that track your visit.
A cookie is a small file that a Web server transmits to your browser. Only the hosting server can reread it. In simple terms, it is your ID card for our platform, where we record your passwords, login data, preferences, and general activity.
Cookies are safe from viruses because they cannot be created in the form of a code. Most browsers enable accepting cookies by default, but you can customize it. In this case, you will have to confirm or decline cookies on each new website.
Pages that require authorization will not be accessible for users who chose not to accept cookie files.
DoubleClick DART Cookie
DoubleClick DART Cookies are used in advertisements on websites that are connected to AdSense. When visitors see Google ads on any website, a cookie is dropped sent to their browser.
Google is our third-party vendor. For this reason, it uses its cookies on ApeGrade. This technology helps Google show you personalized ads based on your activity on our website and other places on the web.
To learn how you can opt-out of DART Coolies, please visit Google Privacy & Terms.
In addition to Google, other our advertising partners and vendors may use their cookies on our website. ApeGrade has no access to such cookies and cannot control them.
Please consult their respective privacy policies for any detailed information on such third-party advertisements and their cookie practices. There you may also find opt-out instructions and other related information.
Our principles dictate that children require added protection on the web. We highly advise parents and guardians to monitor and guide the online activity of their children.
We never deliberately or purposely collect personal information from children under the age of 18. If you are below 18, you shall not provide us with any information, including your name, phone number, address, email, or user name.
If we find out that any personal data from a child below 18 has been collected, we will immediately delete such information. If you believe that ApeGrade has any personally identifiable information from or about a child below 18, please email us at email.