Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (Effective January 4, 2018)

Thank you for visiting SocialWorkLicensure.org and using our website content and services. This page explains the conditions under which you may utilize our website, and the way in which we gather and use information to develop our content and related products and services. By using our website, you are agreeing to these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Types of Information Collected

Submitted Information:

In order to provide the services that our visitors request, we provide web forms for the voluntary submission of personal contact information (such as name, telephone number, email address and mailing address), as well as any other information needed to match you to an education-related product or service. The information you submit is collected, stored and shared with schools, programs and other services relevant to education.

Submitting this information authorizes SocialWorkLicensure.org and our affiliated schools and partners to contact you in accordance with all applicable laws by telephone, text messages, email or mail regarding education options or related subjects. If you receive any email communication from us, a third party, or a school you will be able to unsubscribe through a link provided in the email. At this point, you'll be removed from further mailings from that sender.

Automatic Information:

SocialWorkLicensure.org receives and stores certain types of anonymous information whenever you interact with us. This may include, but is not limited, to your browser version, operating system version, and IP address. This information is used for improving and creating a better user experience. We use "cookies" to collect this anonymous data for site optimization analytics, and advertising and marketing purposes.

By using our website, you acknowledge and agree that information collected on this site may be shared with schools, affiliated companies and third parties, and to allow us to provide you with information regarding degrees, programs and other education related products and services. Additionally, you acknowledge and agree that we retain the right to release any information that we collect, including personally identifiable information, as needed to businesses that provide our company with administration services, such as email service delivery.

By submitting any personal information to SocialWorkLicensure.org, you are granting permission for us, our affiliates, including schools, third party marketing partners and vendors, to contact you. This may occur via telephone, text messages, mail or email for purposes of providing information, including marketing, for education related products and services. You also grant us, our affiliates, and partners and vendors the right to contact you for a period of time and relinquish any rights granted by the Do Not Call list or other applicable law. Your submission serves as an omission to the Do Not Call requirements established by state and federal governments and may exempt us from other applicable laws.

We also retain the right, in instances required by law, to release your personal information. Examples include abiding by a subpoena or other legal procedure, when we believe in good faith that it is necessary to preserve our rights, ensuring the safety of you or others, exploring alleged fraud, replying to a government or legal request, and/or in the instance that SocialWorkLicensure.org is merging, acquisitioning, or selling some or all of its assets to a third party.

Cookie Policy

Cookies are small pieces of data sent from a website and stored in the user's web browser, including for technical purposes like web analytics. Google Analytics, a tool provided by Google, Inc., is our primary tool for performing web analytics. Users remain anonymous; advertising cookies do not contain personally identifiable information. However, cookies allow advertisers to make ads more relevant to the user's interests. Advertising cookies are sometimes called third-party cookies, since they track navigation and publish ads on behalf of third parties. For more information about Google Analytics, check Google’s privacy policy here: http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html.

By using this website, you acknowledge and consent to our use of cookies.

Here are some examples of how cookies may be used by us, including through services and partnerships with vendors and third party service providers:

  • Marketing and conversion tracking cookies used for, but not limited to, targeting and optimizing digital ad serving to improve relevance, user experience and advertising effectiveness
  • Web analytics that include demographic and other anonymous data for web optimization and other analysis
  • “Lead auditing” to ensure accuracy, relevance and validity of submitted information

You can remove cookies through your browser settings at any time, but you may need to do so on a per use and not one time basis.

Generally, you can also opt-out of receiving personalized third party advertiser and network ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) or followers of the Digital Advertising Alliance's Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising by visiting the opt-out pages on the NAI website and DAA website.

Terms of Use and Privacy Policy Changes Notification

It is possible that we will revise our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy in the future. In order to stay current with our practices concerning your privacy and other important information, it is recommended that you reread this document periodically.

Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns about this Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Advertising Policy

This website features sponsored schools that may pay us for our services. These schools are labeled on our web pages with tags such as "sponsored" or "featured".

Information on sponsored schools on this website is commonly contributed by the school or verified by the institution. The details on these schools are not independently verified by our editorial team. The responsibility of providing accurate and current information is on the sponsored school. This includes info on offered programs, financial aid, and tuition.

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