Last updated: February 20, 2023


This Privacy Policy applies to This Privacy Policy describes how collects and uses the personal information you provide. It also describes the choices available to you regarding the use of, your access to, and how to update and correct your personal information. recognizes that your privacy is important. To demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy and to explain the types of information we obtain about visitors to our website, how that information is obtained and used, and how visitors can restrict its use or disclosure, we have created the Privacy Policy below. The following discusses our information gathering and dissemination practices at

Information We Receive and How It Is Used

Summary: Access Scholarships connects students with scholarship & other financial opportunities. We share information with these entities and we do not control their use of your information.

We use your information to provide our services. You can opt-out at any time by providing us notice that you want us to delete and no longer use your information.  All personal information obtained by about individual visitors to our website is information supplied voluntarily by that visitor. During registration, users are required to provide certain categories of information, such as name, address, email address, phone number, a password, date of birth, gender, and country of citizenship. In addition, users may choose to provide other categories of information, such as career objectives, health or disability information, hobbies, and other interests. encourages users to provide all fields of information to maximize the effectiveness of the scholarship and college search. We ask for permission when sharing information with marketing partners, which are reputable companies and organizations that provide products and services of interest to students and parents. Users may choose whether to opt-in or opt-out of sharing information.

We also use information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Access Scholarships’ Site).

Additionally, Access Scholarships participates in affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means for Access Scholarships to generate revenue by advertising and linking to those affiliates’ products or services. When such affiliate relationships exist and there is an opportunity for Access Scholarships to be compensated for referring you to the affiliate.

We will share your information with applicable organizations as otherwise necessary to provide the Access Scholarships service to you. By using the Access Scholarships service, you acknowledge, confirm, and consent to: (i) Access Scholarships’ generation of revenue from its partnerships with scholarship providers and other third parties who are necessary for Access Scholarships to provide its services to you, and (ii) Access Scholarships’ use of your information and data on Access Scholarships’ platform in order to do so. This includes third party processors (“Sub-processors”) which generally refers to technology vendors that need access to and use of your personal information to give us additional personal data about you, and to perform analytics and other work that we may need to outsource. These Sub-processors are bound by law and/or contract to protect the confidentiality and security of your personal information. They only process your personal information to provide requested services for us, and only act on our documented instructions.

For example, we use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Access Scholarships Site. In addition to Google Analytics, we may share your information with other third parties in an aggregated and anonymous manner to assess the overall trends and information about our customers. This information will not contain any of your personal information and is only shared in an aggregated and anonymized manner.

Sharing your information is inherent in Access Scholarships’ services. Access Scholarships will share your information with colleges, universities. and other related educational organizations for various recruitment activities. If you do not want Access Scholarships to share your data with those educational institutions at all, please let us know by contacting us at [email protected].

Finally, we may also share your information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

Users of who wish to terminate their membership, or otherwise request to cease usage of their information at may do so at any time by contacting us at [email protected]. Please be sure to type "Remove" in the subject field and submit the email account associated with the membership you would like terminated. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe. Information will be retained for as long as the account is active or requests our services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements. is committed to safeguarding users' privacy on our website. We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once it is received. We require our employees to protect our users and visitors by keeping their profile information private and expect our marketing partners to follow suit. Rest assured that your user profile will be protected when you visit There are security measures to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of all user information under our control.

Regardless of whether you wish to share your personal information, we reserve the right to share aggregated demographic data and related information with our business partners. Such aggregate information will not contain any personal information that can identify any individual user.

Information Sharing & Email Preferences understands the importance of protecting personally identifiable information. We will not share, sell, rent or otherwise transfer any information without the user's permission, and then, only in accordance with the terms set forth in this Privacy Policy. Our website provides users the opportunity to unsubscribe/opt-out from receiving email messages from and its marketing partners. Users may change their email preferences by following the unsubscribe instructions contained in each of the email messages they receive or by clicking here. Please allow up to seven business days for these changes to take effect. If you no longer wish to be a registered user of, you may have your profile removed by unsubscribing to any given email from us or by emailing us at [email protected] with the subject line: delete my account & information. may periodically use contact information in order to send emails regarding updates at the site, such as scholarship opportunities and additional listings. The frequency of these messages will vary depending on the user's preference, including the types of scholarships and other activities in which a user has indicated an interest.

In certain situations, may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities. We may also disclose your personal information as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process. When we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is working in full cooperation with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). If you’ve reviewed’s Privacy Policy, you know you have certain rights regarding your personal information. The recently enacted California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) offers California residents the right to opt-out of the sale of their personal information and you can do that by, clicking here.

Collection of Passive Information

As is true of most websites, we gather certain information automatically. This information may include Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data.

We,, and our partners use cookies or similar technologies to analyze trends, administer the website, track users’ movements around the website, and gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. You can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level, but if you choose to disable cookies, it may limit your use of certain features or functions on our website.

We may share statistical and demographic information about our website's visitors with our marketing partners. This information is only provided in the aggregate; meaning that the information is about our website's visitors as a group and not about individually-identifiable visitors.

Access, Deletion and Do Not Sell Right

As a Consumer under the CCPA, you have the following right subject to certain limitations described in the CCPA: (1) to request that we disclose to you what Personal Information we collect, use, disclose and sell, including the right to request that we provide you the specific Personal Information we have collected about you in the prior twelve (12) months (the “Right To Know”), and (2) to ask us to delete your Personal Information (the “Right to Delete”). You can opt-out from our potential sale of your Personal Information as described below (“Do Not Sell My Information”).

You can contact us for more information or to make a request regarding your Personal Information at [email protected]. To ensure that we do not provide or delete your Personal Information in response to a fraudulent request, we will require verification of your identity prior to proceeding with your request. In the event we are unable to verify your identity, we will not be able to proceed with a Right to Know request, and will proceed with a “Do Not Sell My Information” request in response to a Right to Delete request.

Right to know

We will provide the requested information for no charge up to two times during a 12 month period.

Right to delete

We will also direct our service providers to delete your Personal Information subject to limitations proscribed by the CCPA. This request may be fulfilled by erasing or de-identifying certain information as permitted under the CCPA.

Do Not Sell My Information

If you wish for us to retain your Personal Information, but do not want us to sell your Personal Information, please contact us by e-mail at [email protected]

Public Forums

Our website offers publicly accessible blogs or community forums. Please be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others. To request the removal of your personal information from our blog or community forum, you may contact us by clicking here.

Social Media Features

Our website includes Social Media Features, such as the Facebook "Like" button. These features may collect your IP address, page visitation on the site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our site. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing them.

Links to Other Websites

Through our blog posts and other resources, contains text and links to other websites. does not exercise control over the information, products, services, or policies of third-party companies accessible through our site. This Privacy Policy applies solely to the information collected by this site.

Collection of Information abides by federal law and the guidelines set up by the Federal Trade Commission regarding youth privacy. As such, will not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13, nor will children under the age of 13 be allowed to register with

In an effort to protect our students, does not sell student data or information in any shape or form to 3rd party vendors or other entities.  

Notification of Changes

If we are going to use your personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection, we will notify you via email prior to the effective change. You may decide whether or not we can use your information in this manner. In addition, if we make any material changes to our Privacy Policy that do not affect user information already stored in our database, we will post a prominent notice on our website notifying users of the change. In cases where we post notice of changes, we may also email users who have opted to receive communications from us, notifying them of the changes to our privacy practices.

In the event that sells, signs, or transfers some or all of its business to a successor or acquirer, may sell, assign, or transfer all of your information, regardless of your opt status, to such successor or acquirer.


Last updated: February 10, 2021