Privacy Policy

Effective January 1, 2014 BurgerKingScholarship.com is an informational website committed to complying with responsible business and data management practices.  Protecting the privacy and security of consumers’ information is very important to us. Our website serves the following functions:
  • provides consumers with information about the Burger King Scholarship as well as other scholarships from major brands;
  • solicits feedback from consumers in the form of comments and surveys;
  • serves third party ads from sponsors in order to fund research and publishing efforts;
  • provides information for prospective students and their parents or other decision makers; and
  • contains password-protected pages where premium members can access member-only materials.
This Privacy Policy describes the collection and use of information on our opt-out tool in the form of a browser plugin which prevents your session from being tracked by Google Analytics. We aggregate this non-personally identifiable data to better understand how visitors use our site, and to help manage, maintain, and report on use of our website. We store IP addresses for fraud detection and prevention purposes. We may share this non-personally identifiable data with third parties for the limited purpose of reporting on use of our website, or to comply with applicable law. We also may share this data with our service providers. We do not rent, sell or share any non-personally identifiable data collected on this website with third parties for marketing purposes. Cookies We use cookies on this website. Cookies are small text files created by a web server, delivered through a web browser, and stored on your computer. They provide a means for websites that you visit to keep track of online patterns and preferences, as well as to identify return visitors. Cookies make the personalization of your web experiences possible, so that you do not need to re-enter your information each time you visit a website. If you login to the members-only section of our site, we set a cookie with a randomly-generated anonymous identifier to allow you to navigate those pages We also serve cookies to help us anonymously track web traffic, as described above. In addition, BurgerKingScholarship.com partner companies serve cookies via this website as part of the opt-out process. To enable consumers to opt out of Internet-based advertising (IBA) by a member company, the member company must set an “opt-out cookie” on the consumer’s browser. In the interest of our visitors and members, we provide a link to the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) opt-out tool. Please note that if you delete any opt-out cookies obtained using the NAI opt-out page, such as by clearing all cookies in your browser, you will need to return to the opt-out page to renew your choices. Additionally, Google provides an opt-out tool visitors may use to opt out of IAB served via Google or its partners. You have the ability to manage the use of cookies on your computer using controls in your browser. To learn more about how to manage cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/. Third Party Content, Links, and Plug-ins This site contains links to other websites not owned by BurgerKingScholarship.com.  Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of those, or any other, sites. If you have questions about how those websites collect and use data, you should carefully read those sites’ privacy policies. This site may also offer you the ability to interact with social plugins from social media sites, such as Facebook (facebook.com), Linkedin (linkedin.com) and Twitter (twitter.com).  The social media sites may receive data when you visit a website — such as BurgerKingScholarship.com — that has plugins. In some cases, BurgerKingScholarship.com may know that you clicked on a social plugin such as a Facebook Like button, or receive other information from the social media sites. Similarly, if you have previously provided personally identifiable information to a third-party operating a plug-in on this website, then this third-party may recognize you on this website. Your use of social network plugins is subject to each social media site’s privacy policy, which may be different from ours, so please read these policies carefully to understand their policies and your options. As with linked sites, BurgerKingScholarship.com has no control over the information that is collected, stored, or used by social network plugins. Changes to Our Privacy Policy As our organization, membership, and services evolve, this Privacy Policy may be revised to reflect those changes. We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time, for any reason. Notice of such amendments will be posted as an updated Privacy Policy on this website, and an effective date will be indicated. Users are encouraged to check our site frequently to review the current Privacy Policy in effect. Questions? Please contact us with any questions about this website Privacy Policy.