Privacy Policy

Last Updated: 03/16/2023

Within this document:
“Policy” means this Privacy Policy.
“Website” means , including all pages, tabs, sub-pages, and sales pages.
“Content” means any item in digital or physical format provided by UofPCOS d.b.a. PollyPrep ,
whether paid or free of charge, including, but not limited to, Website copy, social media posts,
downloads, documents, PDFs, audio or visual resources, eBooks, worksheets, templates,
webinars, videos, blog posts, courses, emails, SMS, or chat messages.
“Service” refers to any duty or labor performed by UofPCOS d.b.a. PollyPrep , whether paid or
free of charge.
“Purchase” means pay money for.
“Product” means Content (as defined above) or Service (as defined above).
“You”, “Your”, and “Yours” means the Website, Content, or Service user or Product Purchaser.
“We”, “Us”, “Our”, “Ours” means UofPCOS d.b.a. PollyPrep .
This Policy applies to all users of Our Website, Content, or Service and Product Purchasers. This
Policy covers what information We collect, why We collect it, how We use the information We
collect, and the choices You have to access and update that information. By Purchasing Our
Product or using Our Website, Content, or Service, You expressly consent to Our collection, use,
disclosure, and retention of Your personal information as described within this Policy. Each
time You Purchase Product or use Our Website, Content, or Service, the current version of this
Policy will apply. If You do not agree to this Policy, do not Purchase Product or use Our
Website, Content, or Service.
For the purposes of the European Union General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (the
“GDPR”), the data controller is UofPCOS d.b.a. PollyPrep , registered in the State of New York,
the United States of America, with a registered address at:
1434 Western Ave
Suite 1
Albany, NY 12203You can contact Our Data Protection Officer by sending an email to, or by
writing to:
1434 Western Ave
Suite 1
Albany, NY 12203
This Policy discusses the following:
1. Personal Information We Collect
2. Types of Cookies We Use
3. How We Use Your Personal Information
4. Sharing Personal and Non-Personal Information
5. How We Store Your Data
6. Email Marketing
7. Behavioral Data
8. Minors’ Privacy
9. International Users
10. EU Privacy Rights
11. California Online Privacy Protection Act (“CalOPPA”)
12. Google Ads/Google Analytics
13. Third-Party Websites
14. Changes to This Privacy Policy
1. Personal Information We Collect
When You visit the Website, We may collect certain information about Your device, including
information about Your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies installed
on Your device. As You browse the Website, We may automatically collect information about
individual webpages or Products You view, which websites or search terms referred You to the
Website, and information about how You interact with the Website (“Device Information”).
Device Information includes the following technologies:
i. “Cookies”, which are data files placed on Your device or computer that often include an
anonymous unique identifier. Cookies enable websites to remember information (such
as shopping cart items) to better function.
ii. “Log files”, which track actions occurring on the Website and collect data, including
Your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and
date/time stamps.iii. “Web beacons,” “tags”, and “pixels”, which are electronic files used to record
information about how You browse the Website.
Device Information aids in serving relevant ads to You and improves Website functionality by
recognizing You on Our Website, Your previously selected preferences, and Your preferred
language and location. Device information also informs Us when Content has been shown to
You and collects aggregated auditing, research, and reporting for advertisers. Please note that
if Our pages include advertisements, Your web browser may request advertisements and web
beacons directly from ad network servers and these networks can view, edit, or set their own
cookies, just as if You had requested a webpage from their website.
2. Types of Cookies We Use
We may use both persistent and session cookies. A persistent cookie helps Us recognize You as
a user. After You sign in, a persistent cookie stays in Your browser and will be read by Our
Website when you return to Our Website. Session cookies only last for as long as the session
(usually the current visit to a website or a browser session).
You can set Your browser to warn You about attempts to place cookies on Your computer or
limit the type of cookies You allow. However, if You limit the ability of Our Website to set
cookies, You may limit Your overall user experience, as it will no longer be personalized to You.
It may also stop You from saving customized settings such as login information.
Please note that companies delivering advertisements on Our Website may also use cookies or
other technologies, and those practices are subject to their own policies.
To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to
manage or delete them, visit or
We also collect data You provide to Us directly (“Provided Information”) when You register
online, place an order for Our Content or Service, voluntarily complete a customer survey, or
provide feedback via email. The Provided Information We collect may include Your name,
email address, phone number and if applicable, billing address, shipping address, and payment
3. How We Use Your Personal Information
Personal Information includes both Device Information and Provided Information.
We may use Provided Information to:
 carry out obligations after You Purchase or subscribe to Our Content or Service, or enter
into any other contract with Us
 enable Website features based on geography send You important notices, such as communications about changes to Your account,
Our Terms and Conditions of Use, or Purchase Terms
 process Your payment, deliver Product, and provide You with invoices or order
 screen Our orders for potential risk or fraud
 provide You with information or advertising related to Our Content or Service (in
accordance with preferences You shared with Us)
 inform You about new products or promotional offers
 provide customer support
 manage Our Website or Service administration
 administer surveys, giveaways, contests, or other promotions
 self-audit to improve Our Website, Content, Service and communications
 help You schedule an appointment or consultation
We may use Device Information We collect to:
 remember You when You return to Our Website
 understand and analyze trends
 monitor usage and learn about user behavior
 gather demographic information about Our user base
 customize ads, Content, or offers on Our Website
 conduct market research and measurement to improve Our Website, Content, and
4. Sharing Personal and Non-Personal Information
We may share Your personal information with third parties in the following circumstances:
 when We engage third parties to perform services on Our behalf, such as maintenance,
hosting, data storage, security, analytics and data analysis, payment processing,
marketing, email and text message distribution, customer service, surveys, and
 when You communicate with Us by email, submit an online form through Our Website,
request a quote or information, Purchase Product, or otherwise submit a request
through Our Website and a third party responds to any of these actions
 to satisfy any applicable laws or regulations
 to defend Our personal or business interests in litigation or a regulatory action
 to protect Our rights or intellectual property
 to enforce Our Terms and Conditions of Use, Purchase Terms, or any other contract You
enter into with Us
 when required to disclose the information in response to legal process (ex. a subpoena,
court order, or search warrant)
 to report criminal activity when We believe Our Website, Content, or Service is being
used in the commission of a crime or in fraud protection or risk management
 when We have a good faith belief that there is an emergency that poses a threat to the
health or safety of any person or entity in the event of a merger, acquisition, debt financing, restructure, sale of Our assets, or
similar corporate transaction
Non-personal information may be shared with third parties who referred You to Our Website
and who may use the data for their market research and measurement purposes. User
information may also be shared with partners who help Us deliver ads to You on websites not
controlled by Us, for example, when We put a pixel on a conversion page on Our Website and a
marketing partner uses that pixel to optimize traffic they send to Us.
5. How We Store Your Data
We retain Your personal information while Your account is active or as needed to provide You
with Service. We may retain personal information after Your account has been closed if
retention is reasonably necessary to comply with legal or regulatory obligations, resolve
disputes, prevent fraud or abuse, enforce any contract between You and Us, or if it is not
technically feasible to delete Your personal information.
6. Email Marketing
Our Website, Content, and Service may allow Us or others to communicate with You through
electronic communication channels. Unless You are an EU Resident, if You Purchase Product, or
request free Content from Us, You agree to receive email communications from Us. If You are
an EU Resident, We will add You to Our email list only if You affirmatively consent to receiving
messages from Us.
We are not responsible for the receipt of any email, and You are responsible for ensuring that
Our email addresses are not blocked or forwarded to Your spam folder.
You may “opt out” from receiving electronic communication by:
1. selecting the email “opt out” or “unsubscribe” link, or following the opt-out instructions
included in each email communication
2. returning to the webpage(s) where You originally registered Your preferences and
following the opt-out instructions
3. emailing Us at
7. Behavioral Data
We may use Your Personal Information to share targeted advertisements or marketing
communications with You. For more information about how targeted advertising works You
can visit the Network Advertising Initiatives educational page at
To opt out of targeted advertisements, visit https://youradchoices.com8. Minors’ Privacy
Because Our Website requires users to be at least 18 years of age, We do not intend to collect
any information about minors.
9. International Users
We are headquartered in the United States of America (USA). Our Website, Content, and
Service are intended for users in the USA, hosted and administrated in the USA, but utilize
cloud services providers that may be headquartered in other countries. If You are located
outside the USA, be aware that information You provide to Us or that We obtain from Your use
of Our Website, Content, or Service may be processed in, transferred to, or stored in the USA or
any other countries from where Our cloud services providers operate. By using Our Website,
Content, or Service, or providing Us with Your information, You consent to the transfer of Your
information for processing and storage to the USA or any other country where Our cloud
services providers operate.
10. European Union Privacy Rights
Under European data protection law, in certain circumstances, You have the right to:
1. request access to Your personal information
2. request correction of Your personal information
3. request erasure of Your personal information
4. object to the processing of Your personal information
5. request restriction of Your personal information
6. request transfer of Your personal information
7. withdraw Your consent
You may request that We not process Your personal information for marketing purposes.
You can exercise these rights by sending an email to with “EU privacy
rights” in the subject line. If You believe We have not complied with Our obligations under this
Privacy Policy or European law, You have the right to make a complaint to the EU Data
Protection authority.
11. California Online Privacy Protection Act (“CalOPPA”)
CalOPPA requires any person or company operating a website collecting Personal Information
from California residents to post a conspicuous privacy policy on the website explaining the
information being collected and how and with whom it is being shared.
Pursuant to CalOPPA, We certify the following:
 users can visit Our Website anonymously there is a conspicuous link to Our Privacy Policy at the bottom of Our Website
 any changes to Our Privacy Policy will be demonstrated by the “Last Updated” date at
the top of the Policy
12. Third-Party Websites
Our Website, Content, and Service may link to other websites or services operated by third
parties and may carry advertisements or offer content developed and maintained by third
parties. We do not exercise control over third-party websites or services. We are not
responsible for the privacy practices of any third parties. Once You leave Our Website, Content,
or Service via a link, enable a third-party service, or click an advertisement, You should check
the applicable privacy policy of the third-party’s website or service.
Our linking to a third-party website or presenting an advertisement is not an endorsement,
authorization, or representation of Our affiliation with that third party, nor is it an endorsement
of their privacy or information security policies or practices.
We may provide social media features within Our Website, Content, or Service that enable You
to share personal information with Your social networks and interact with Us. Depending on
the features, Your use of these features may result in the collection or sharing of Your personal
information. We encourage You to review the privacy policies and settings on the social media
sites You use.
13. Changes
We may revise this Policy occasionally, and if We do, We will update it on this page and modify
the “last updated” date. If Our information practices change significantly, We will provide You
with a notice by means of Our Website or via email.
Contact Us directly if You have any complaints about how We use Your Personal Information.
EU Residents may also lodge a complaint with local data protection regulators.
If You have any additional questions about Our privacy practices, please contact Us at