Privacy Policy

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BTGI, LLC (“Beat The GMAT”) is committed to protecting your privacy.  Please read this Privacy Policy, as well as our Terms of Use Agreement for more details about how we use information you submit to the Website.  This Privacy Policy, together with the Terms of Use Agreement, constitute the entire agreement between you and Beat The GMAT.  By your use of the Website you consent to be governed by this Privacy Policy.

1.    PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION

You can visit the Website without disclosing any information about yourself. However, to transmit Messages in any forum or to participate in any Contest (collectively, the “Services”) you must register and provide accurate information about yourself to the Website.

Additionally, the Website may contain links to websites that are not operated by Beat The GMAT. These third parties may collect data from you. We recommend that you view the privacy policy posted on each website that you use to confirm that the site’s policies are acceptable to you.

When using the Services, we will ask you to provide all or some of the following information: your name, your address, your email address, your telephone number, and your age (“Personal Information”). Your Personal Information is password protected, and any Personal Information you provide to the Website is protected from unauthorized disclosure by reasonable technological measures. You may not divulge your password to anyone. At no time will we ask for your password via email. If you have any questions about your Personal Information, please contact maindesk@btgiforums.com.

Personal Information may be used for marketing and promotional communications by Beat The GMAT, its partners, sponsors, affiliates, successors, and assigns. Beat The GMAT will, not, however, sell or lease your personal information to third-parties not associated with Beat The GMAT, its partners, sponsors, and affiliates. If you do not wish to receive marketing and promotional communications from us or our partners, sponsors, and affiliates, you can choose to opt-out by e-mailing maindesk@btgiforums.com.

The Website or Beat The GMAT may be sold, or other transactions may occur in which your Personal Information is one of the business assets transferred by Beat The GMAT. In such a case, your Personal Information may be one of the business assets we transfer.

2.    AGGREGATED INFORMATION

To evaluate the Website and ensure that we are providing Services of interest to you, we may collect and store statistical information regarding how you use the Website, the name of your Internet Service Provider, the website that referred you to the Website, and the time and date you view the Website. We may also use Personal Information to develop demographic information regarding Website users. Such aggregated information will not identify you personally. We may share this aggregated, statistical information with our partners, sponsors, affiliates, and other third-parties.

3.    COOKIES

From time to time Beat The GMAT may place a cookie on your computer. A “cookie” is a small line of code that is stored in your browser when you visit a cookie-enabled website. A cookie allows us to track and keep records on user activity. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you set your browser to reject cookies, it is possible that some parts of the Website will not function. Moreover, in order to use the Services, your browser must accept cookies.

4.    ADS

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Beat The GMAT and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

5.    DISCLOSURE FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT PURPOSES

Beat The GMAT reserves the right to access and disclose Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and lawful government requests, to operate its systems properly, or to protect itself or others. Beat The GMAT may attempt to obtain the prior consent of the individual before disclosing the Personal Information, but it has no obligation to do so.

6.    NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES

Beat The GMAT reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. Please review this Policy from time to time to ensure your familiarity with its terms. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact maindesk@btgiforums.com.

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