Compacom Scholarship Privacy Policy

At COMPACOM, we value your privacy and are committed to safeguarding your personal information. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, share, and protect the personal information of individuals who interact with our COMPACOM scholarship page ("Site"). By accessing and using our Site, you consent to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

I. Information We Collect and Its Sources

A. Information you provide:

When you create an account on our Site, we collect personal information such as your name, email address, and any additional information required. If you contact us, we may collect your location and any personal information provided in your message. When you call our service number, we collect information including your name, contact information, phone number, and the content of your message.

We also collect information you submit during your use of our Site. For example, when you apply for or win a scholarship contest, we may ask for information such as your high school graduation year, which may be shared with schools you've expressed interest in. Additionally, other information you choose to submit on our Site includes your age, citizenship, academic and work history, workplace, preferences, goals related to our services, test scores, and other personally sensitive information. If you post in a user review, opinion survey, or comment on our articles or blogs, the information you post becomes public and is collected as part of your information. This may include personal comments, positions on topics, and other sensitive information you choose to submit.

B. Information collected automatically:

Whether or not you create an account, certain information may be passively collected and stored on our server logs or the server logs of our service providers. This includes your Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, operating system, pages accessed, date and time of your visit, and the information you searched for and viewed.

We also use cookies, pixel tags, and other tracking technologies to enhance your online experience and customize our services to your interests and needs. For more information about these technologies, please refer to our separate Cookie Policy. Please note that disabling cookies may affect certain aspects of our services and require you to re-enter information each time you use our services.

C. Information collected from third parties:

We may collect information about you from social networks or other platforms that you have connected to or from. This information includes your login and profile information from platforms such as Facebook or Twitter. Additionally, we may associate this information with other personal information we have collected about you. We do not control how these third-party sources process your personal information, and any requests regarding the disclosure of your personal information should be made directly to those third parties.

We also collect personal data through third-party integrators and vendors, such as Google Analytics, Fullstory, and surveygizmo. This data may include your IP address, access times, browser type and language, device type, and device identifiers.

II. How We Use Your Information

We use your personal information to provide you with meaningful and relevant services, including information about schools, living arrangements, and employment opportunities. Additionally, we may use your information for the following purposes:

  • Responding to your questions or comments submitted on our Site or through other means.
  • Fulfilling our obligations to provide requested services.
  • Notifying you of changes to our services.
  • Seeking your feedback on our services and sending you communications that may interest you, including newsletters, promotions, or event updates.
  • Measuring the performance of our interactions with you.
  • Obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks, obtaining professional advice, and defending our rights.
  • Facilitating your use of your web account.
  • Maintaining a trusted online environment and complying with legal obligations.

When using your personal information, we may share it with authorized representatives of schools, workplaces and other entities whose services are relevant to the COMPACOM scholarship page. For a comprehensive description of our information sharing practices, please refer to Section III of this Privacy Policy.

III. Information Sharing

A. Per your instruction or use of the Services/Consents:

We may share your personal information with selected outside companies, including advertisers and business partners, to provide you with meaningful and relevant services. This sharing of personal information is done in accordance with your contact preferences set during the creation of your user profile or when you express interest in any content on our Site. By indicating your interest through actions such as typing in a space provided or clicking on an icon, you authorize the sharing of your personal information with these advertisers. It is important to note that any personal information you share publicly through our Site may be indexed by third-party search engines. We cannot control the practices of these search engines or their use of cached information.

B. Third-party processors:

We share your personal information with third-party processors who act on our behalf to provide web and app services and assist with our operations. These processors may include contractors and service providers who need access to and use of your personal information to perform their services for us. They are legally bound to protect the confidentiality and security of your personal information and process it only as instructed by us. Certain third-party processors, such as Google's reCAPTCHA service, may be used to validate login credentials and enhance security. In such cases, your privacy rights are subject to the privacy policy of the specific processor.

We also share your personal information with business partners who perform specific functions on our behalf. These business partners are responsible for determining the purposes and means of processing your personal information in accordance with their own privacy practices. They may include insurance companies, financial institutions, and other professional advisors.

C. Third-party websites:

Our Site may contain links to third-party websites, including social networking sites and partner websites. These websites operate under their own terms of use and privacy policies, and COMPACOM does not control or endorse them. If you wish to opt-out of information sharing conducted by these third-party websites, you must follow their specific opt-out policies and procedures. COMPACOM is not responsible for the content, advertising, products, or materials on or available from these third-party websites. Any damage or loss arising from your use of these websites is not the responsibility of COMPACOM.

D. De-identified information:

We may share aggregated or de-identified information that does not personally identify you with third parties for various purposes, including improving their services.

E. Legal obligations and business transactions:

We may disclose your personal information if required by law or if it is necessary to protect your vital interests or those of another individual. This includes disclosure to professional advisors for risk management, obtaining legal advice, or establishing, exercising, or defending legal claims. Furthermore, we may share your personal information in connection with or during negotiations of any merger or similar transaction involving the sale or transfer of our business or assets. If another company acquires COMPACOM, they will assume the rights and obligations regarding your personal information as outlined in this Privacy Policy.

IV. Opt-Out - Your Choices

You have the right to request that we do not sell your personal information to advertisers.

IF YOU LIVE IN CALIFORNIA: When you first visit our Site, you will see a "Do Not Sell My Information" button on our landing page. By clicking this button, we will refrain from selling your identifiable personal information to advertisers. However, we may still sell de-identified information about you, which cannot be traced back to you individually. To opt-out, you can submit your request through our webform or by sending an email to with with "Opt-Out Request" in the subject line and a request to opt-out in the body of the email.

V. Cross-border Transfers of Information

Our Site and services are based in the United States and operated by COMPACOM. By accessing and using our Site or services from outside the United States, you agree that your personal information will be transferred to and processed in the United States. Please note that privacy rights and protections may differ in your country of origin, and by using our Site or services, you acknowledge and accept these differences.

VI. Retention, Deletion, and Correction of Personal Information

We retain your personal information for as long as reasonably necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected and to comply with applicable laws. We will delete your personal information upon your request, subject to certain exceptions, such as legal obligations or the need to protect against fraud or illegal activity. You have the right to request the deletion or correction of your personal information, and you can update your profile or contact us for assistance. For more information on storage locations, retention periods, and your rights regarding your personal information, please contact us at the address provided in Section IX.

VII. Security Measures

We maintain reasonable physical, technical, and administrative safeguards to protect the privacy of your personal information. We regularly update and test our security technology and restrict access to your information to authorized employees who require it to provide services to you. Our employees are trained on the importance of confidentiality and the security of personal information.

VIII. Limitation of Liability

Any dispute over the privacy of your information is subject to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy and the COMPACOM User Agreement, including any indemnification and limitations on damages.

IX. Questions and Contact Information

If you have questions or concerns about our privacy practices or this Privacy Policy, or if you wish to correct your information or exercise your rights under the law, you can contact us at:

(323) 395-2800
125 E Broadway #545,
Glendale, CA 91205

Please be specific in your communication regarding your request or concern.

X. Notice to California Residents - Your California Privacy Rights

If you are a California resident, California law may apply to the collection and use of your personal information. Please refer to Section XI of this Privacy Policy for more information on your rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

XI. Notice to Nevada Residents - Your Nevada Privacy Rights

For residents of Nevada, you have the right to opt-out of the sale of your personal information to third parties. If you reside in Nevada and would like to exercise this right, please email us at with "Nevada Privacy Right" in the subject line or call our toll-free number 1-(844)-452-7758. We may request additional information from you to verify your identity and process your opt-out request.

XII. Changes to this Privacy Policy and Effective Date

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or legal requirements. The revised policy will be posted on our COMPACOM Scholarship Page, and the "Effective Date" at the beginning of the policy will indicate when the changes take effect. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically to stay informed about how we protect your personal information.

By continuing to use the COMPACOM Scholarship Page and our services, you indicate your understanding and acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with this policy, please refrain from using our Site and services.

Thank you for taking the time to review our Privacy Policy. If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact us using the provided contact information.

Effective Date: 05.20.2023