DefeatStudentDebt.org has created this privacy notice to explain how we use information that you may provide while visiting our website and to demonstrate our firm commitment to Internet privacy. DSD may modify this policy from time to time so we encourage you to check this page when revisiting this website. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website. The type and amount of information received depends on how you use the site.
Website Usage/Information Collection
When you visit DefeatStudentDebt.org, we automatically obtain information from you about the name of your Internet service provider, the browser and type of computer you are using, the website that referred you to us, the pages you request and the date and time of those requests. We use this information on an aggregate basis to generate statistics and measure site activity to improve the usefulness of the site to our visitors. For example, we use this information to track which pages are most popular among visitors as a whole. We do not track the pages you or any individual visitor may look at during a visit to our site and we do not collect any other information without your knowledge and permission. We do not collect or store personally identifiable information, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address or phone number, unless you provide that information.
Collection of Personally Identifiable Information
DSD provides Web forms so you may provide your contact information to engage in Defeat Student Debt activities such as online activism (i.e., contacting legislators), to correspond with Defeat Student Debt or to submit a testimonial (i.e., share your story). Any information we collect, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, type of request you are making and any additional information you provide, is collected and stored by DSD. The information is used to fulfill your request and track aggregate information about usage of these features. DSD makes every effort to ensure the secure collection and transmission of your sensitive information using industry accepted data collection and encryption methodologies.