Privacy Policy

This website is maintained by College Affordable; our principal website address is (the “Site”). On this website we may collect and use certain personal information of persons who wish to contact us and/or make a donation to our organization. Because we are committed to protecting the privacy of your information, this privacy policy outlines the type of information we collect, its uses, and steps we take to safeguard it.

We collect user submitted personally identifying information and other information specifically on online forms that allow us to contact you, and that permit you make a donation to our organization. We may obtain personal information from the following sources:

  • Information you provide to us on forms that you enter on the Site or that you provide to us in writing.
  • Information that you provide to us by telephone.
  • Information we receive automatically when you visit the Site, such as cookies.
  • Information from third parties, including verification services, payment processing services, and other online and offline sources.

Such personal information may include, but not be limited to, your name, your email address, the school or organization you represent, your telephone number, and other related information.

We use your information in order to contact you, to answer a question you may have or to follow up on the donation pledge. We may also use this information to:

  • create, send and manage emails relating to our services and to fundraising for the organization,
  • measure email campaign performance,
  • improve the features for specific segments of users,
  • evaluate your use of our website,
  • compile reports on website activity for website operators, and
  • provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

To improve your experience on our site, we may use ‘cookies’. Cookies are an industry standard and most major websites use them. A cookie is a small text file that our site may place on your computer as a tool to remember your preferences. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of the Site.
Our Site may, from time to time, use a range of analytics services that send website traffic data to third party servers. These services do not identify individual users or associate your IP address with any other data held by us for other purposes. We may use reports provided by analytics providers to help us understand website traffic and webpage usage.

By using the Site, you consent to the processing of data about you for the purposes set out above. You can opt out of analytics if you disable or refuse the cookie or disable JavaScript.

We may share your personal information with third parties that offer related products or services, but solely if it serves our organization’s charitable purposes, as they may apply to you. However, we will only do so with your consent.

We do not share your personal information with other third parties except as permitted or required by law or as described within this privacy policy and including the following:

  • In order to provide our services, we may share any of the information we gather about you with agents and service providers to perform functions on our behalf, such as to send email or process credit card payments. In addition, address information may be shared with a service provider to determine geographic information. These service providers have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes.
  • We may disclose personal information about you to third parties when we believe such disclosure is appropriate to comply with a legal requirement, such as a law, regulation, court order, subpoena or search warrant, or in the course of a legal proceeding.

The security of your personally identifiable information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personally identifiable information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Our website does not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your children has provided us with personally identifiable information, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected such information from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

This privacy policy is effective as of April 1, 2023, and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future. We may update our privacy policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new privacy policy on this page.  Changes to this privacy policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

If you have questions or need further information about this privacy policy, you can contact us at:
College Affordable, Inc.200 Highland Avenue, Suite 305Needham MA 02494