High School Counselor Connect is in compliance with GDPR, FERPA, SOPIPA, and all other known regulations governing the privacy and security of counselor data in the states and countries where we do business. We at no time collect or distribute high school student information or emails.
Your access to and use of High School Counselor Connect (“Data”) is subject exclusively to these Terms and Conditions. You will not use the “Data” for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions. By using the “Data”, you are fully accepting the terms, conditions and disclaimers contained in this notice. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions you must immediately stop using the “Data”.
- Registration and Opting In
All “Data” of High School Counselor Connect was collected first hand and only contains public information. Any personal email information included was provided to High School Counselor Connect with permission of counselor to include in the High School Counselor Connect Database. Any counselor request to have their public or private information deleted from the High School Counselor Connect Database has been granted.
2a. High School Counselor Connect Database information will only be provided exclusively to colleges and/or universities as well as vetted vendors, businesses and non-profit organizations that offer products or services to aid in a Counselors job facilitation.
- Data Security
3a. High School Counselor Connect treats all data with the same high-value level of security as financial data. As such, we use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), a standard security technology protocol that enables sensitive information (such as credit card numbers, social security numbers, and login credentials) to be transmitted securely by establishing an encrypted link between a server and a client, typically a web server (website) and a browser. To provide easy, visible assurance of this encryption, a padlock icon is included in every registration URL.
3b. High School Counselor Connect monitors all emails sent by any client to ensure that the content is within standards of a high school environment. High School Counselor Connect reserves the right to rescind the lease of any client that violates said standards
3c. In the unlikely event of a data breach, High School Counselor Connect will notify all counselors in our database as well as use all legal means available to resolve the issue.
- Data Erasure and the Right to Be Forgotten
4a. High School Counselors retain the right to request, at any time, that High School Counselor Connect erase their data from our system. To make this request, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org and use the subject line “Data Erasure.” Then include following language: “As of [Date], I, [Full Name], registered under [Email Used for Registration], hereby request that High School Counselor Connect expunge my information from their system.” Please be aware that issuing this request and having your data erased from our system will result in colleges/universities being unable to access your data to contact you in the future.
4c. Counselor maintains possession and control of their own profile content. On the ‘update account’ page that is emailed quarterly, counselor may do any/all of the following: 1. Change or delete any previously reported data. 2. Download a complete profile with all data that has been previously submitted.
The contents of High School Counselor Connect do not constitute advice and should not be relied upon in making or refraining from making any decision.
- Change of Use
High School Counselor Connect reserves the right to:
6a. change or remove (temporarily or permanently) the Website or any part of it without notice, and you confirm that High School Counselor Connect shall not be liable to you for any such change or removal, and
6b. change these Terms and Conditions at any time, and your continued use of the Website following any changes shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change.
- Links to Third Party Websites
High School Counselor Connect may include links to third party websites that are controlled and maintained by others. Any link to other websites is not an endorsement of such websites, and you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the content or availability of any such sites.
8a. All copyright, trademarks and all other intellectual property rights in the Website and its content (including without limitation the Website design, text, graphics and all software and source codes connected with the Website) are owned by or licensed to High School Counselor Connect or otherwise used by High School Counselor Connect as permitted by law.
- Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability
9a. The High School Counselor Connect Database is provided on an AS IS and AS AVAILABLE basis without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
9b. To the extent permitted by law, High School Counselor Connect will not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatever (including without limitation loss of business, opportunity, data, profits) arising out of or in connection with the use of the Database.
9c. High School Counselor Connect makes no warranty that the functionality of the Database will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that the Website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or anything else which may be harmful or destructive.
9d. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed so as to exclude or limit the liability of High School Counselor Connect for death or personal injury as a result of the negligence of High School Counselor Connect or that of its employees or agents.
You agree to indemnify and hold High School Counselor Connect and its employees and agents harmless from and against all liabilities, legal fees, damages, losses, costs and other expenses in relation to any claims or actions brought against High School Counselor Connect arising out of any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions or other liabilities arising out of your use of this Website.
If any of these Terms and Conditions should be determined to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction then such Term or Condition shall be severed and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall survive and remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.
- Governing Law These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of the United States of America and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the US courts. For any further information please email webmaster