Privacy Policy

Updated November 3, 2019

At Frugal Students, we are committed to protecting your privacy, and we offer this pledge:

We will not sell, disseminate, disclose, transmit, transfer, share, lease, or rent any personally identifiable information or data to any third party not specifically authorized by you to receive your information except as we have disclosed to you in this Privacy Policy. 

By visiting and using the Frugal Students website, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy as they may be amended from time to time. This Privacy Policy applies to all users or visitors of the website. By providing personal information to Frugal Students, you understand and consent to the collection, maintenance, processing, use and transfer of such information in accordance with the terms stated herein, whether in the United States or other countries and territories, in accordance with United States law.

Information We Collect About You and How We Use It

When you enter our website, we automatically collect, process and store certain information (which may include personal data) such as:

  • Your IP address and domain      name.
  • The type of browser and      operating system you use.
  • The time and length of your visit.
  • The pages of our site your visit.

This information is used for administrative and technical purposes. Such purposes could include counting the number of visitors to our site and individual pages within the site, determining referral sources to our website, assessing the technology used to access our site, and assisting with site maintenance. We protect and secure your personal data and take reasonable steps:

  • to protect data against accidental loss
  • to prevent unauthorized access, use, destruction or disclosure
  • to ensure business continuity and disaster recovery
  • to restrict access to personal information
  • to conduct privacy impact assessments in accordance with the law and your business policies
  • to train staff and contractors on data security
  • to manage third party risks, through use of contracts and security reviews

We may use "cookies" to keep, and sometimes track, information about you, and to create a personalized web experience. Cookies are small data files that are stored on your computer's hard drive, which track where you travel on our website and what you look at. By using this website, you agree to our use of cookies in this way. Most web browsers can be set to inform you when a cookie has been sent to you and provide you with the opportunity to refuse that cookie. Additionally, if you have a Flash player installed on your computer, your Flash player can be set to reject or delete Flash cookies. 

Information Collection

When you send us an email or subscribe to email updates for Frugal Students, you will provide us with certain personally identifiable information and personal data including your email address. 

Data Retention

We will retain your personal data for only as long as needed for our purposes, unless otherwise required by law. We will retain and use information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

Third-Party Links and Advertising

Frugal Students may contain third-party advertising and links to third-party websites that are not controlled by Frugal Students. Please be aware that Frugal Students is not responsible for the content of third-party advertising and websites, nor are we responsible for the privacy policy or practices of third-parties and their websites. Our Privacy Policy only applies to information we collect from you while you are actively in session with Frugal Students. If you should link to a third-party website from Frugal Students, we strongly encourage you to review that website’s privacy policy.

Third-Party Services

From time to time, we may engage third parties to assist in providing marketing, back-end, programming and support services. These third parties will only have access to information to the extent necessary to provide such services.

Business Transfer

Although we have no plans to transfer Frugal Students, if that were to happen, we may share your information in a business transfer. As with any other business, we could merge with, or be acquired by another company. If this occurs, the successor company would perhaps acquire the information we maintain, including personally identifiable information and personal data.

Changes in Our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time by posting the revised Privacy Policy in the “Privacy Policy” section of the website. The revised Privacy Policy is effective immediately when posted on Frugal Students. It is the responsibility of each user to review the website and the Privacy Policy periodically to learn of any revisions to this Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the website after the effectiveness of such revisions will constitute your acknowledgment and acceptance of the terms of the revised Privacy Policy.

Important Note: Any correspondence with Frugal Students or submission of content to Frugal Students, including documentation and images, is considered property of Frugal Students. Frugal Students reserves the right to reproduce such content, in whole or in part, and to use it in any manner, including allowing third parties to republish the material. In submitting something to Frugal Students, you are representing that the content belongs to you, does not infringe on any third party’s rights – copyright, trademark, privacy rights and the like – and is not libelous or unlawful in any other way.