These super cool Terms and Conditions of Use an5d Pirate Prrrrrraaaaaaaaarrrrrrrolicy (the "Terms and Conditions") were last updated
on August 2, 2012.
College Prowler, Inc. ("College Prowler" or "we") welcomes you. We provide the College Prowler
Services (as defined below) to you subject to the following Terms and Conditions. These Terms and
Conditions may be modified at any time and from time to time; the date of the most recent changes
or revisions will appear on this page. Continued access to the College Prowler Services by you will
constitute your acceptance of any changes or revisions to the Terms and Conditions. If you do not
agree with the Terms and Conditions, please do not use the College Prowler Services. College
Prowler does not control, and is not responsible for, any third-party site to which the College Prowler
College Prowler Services refers to the websites located at www.collegeprowler.com and niche.com
as well as online services that include, but are not limited to, email newsletters, premium online
content, Facebook applications, scholarship listings, mobile applications and various medium or
devices now known or hereafter developed (collectively, the "College Prowler Services").
The materials contained on the College Prowler Services are provided by College Prowler as a
service to you for your noncommercial, personal use on an "as is, as available" basis and may be
used by you for information purposes only. You acknowledge that you are using the College Prowler
Services at your own risk. College Prowler assumes no responsibility for error or omissions in these
materials. College Prowler makes no commitment to update the information contained herein.
College Prowler makes no, and expressly disclaims any and all, representations or warranties,
express or implied, regarding the College Prowler Services, including without limitation the accuracy,
completeness, or reliability of text, graphics, links, products and services, and other items accessed
from or via the College Prowler Services, or that the College Prowler Services will be uninterrupted,
error-free, or free of viruses or other harmful components. No advice or information given by College
Prowler or any other party via the College Prowler Services shall create any warranty or result in any
College Prowler does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of
the use of the materials at the College Prowler Services in terms of their correctness, accuracy,
timeliness, reliability, or otherwise. Under no circumstances shall College Prowler or any of its
parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, or their respective partners, officers, directors, employees, or agents
be held liable for any damages, whether direct, incidental, indirect, special, or consequential, and
including, without limitation, lost revenues or lost profits, arising from or in connection with your use,
reliance on, or performance of the information on the College Prowler Services.
College Prowler periodically schedules system downtime for maintenance and other purposes.
Unplanned outages also may occur. College Prowler shall have no liability for the resulting
unavailability of the College Prowler Services or for any loss of data or transactions caused by
planned or unplanned system outages, or any outages of web host providers or the Internet
infrastructure and network external to the College Prowler Services.
You must be 13 years of age or older to create an account and use the College Prowler Services.
The College Prowler accounts are for high school students, their parents, and those seeking higher education
as well as designated representatives of colleges, universities, high schools and for profit and not
for profit post-secondary educational institutions ("Representative(s)"). By accepting these Terms
of Use you warrant to College Prowler that you are 13 years of age or older and that you have the
also warrant that you are employed by the institution you have designated and are authorized to act
on its behalf in an official capacity on the College Prowler Services.
You may opt out of any future usage of your account in our database by cancelling your account.
However, if you have chosen to share your account information with a Representative, the
Representative may have saved a copy of your account information, and College Prowler is not
responsible for the retention, use of, or privacy of accounts in this situation.
Your use of the College Prowler Services does not take the place of any entrance application.
It does not guarantee the admittance into a school and College Prowler does not make any
guarantees, representations, warranties or promises that such will assist you in getting admitted into
a school. College Prowler Services users are the sole creators of their accounts and College Prowler
does not independently verify the information provided.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your College Prowler Services account and
password. You shall be responsible for all uses of your registration and password, whether or not
authorized by you. You agree to immediately notify College Prowler of any unauthorized use of your
account or password.
Users of the College Prowler Services may be prompted to express their interest in a school by
expressing “Yes”, “Maybe”, or “No” to the prompt, “Are You Interested?” Each time you select “Yes”,
“Maybe”, or “No”, we update your Recommended Schools list accordingly as we learn your school preferences.
If you select “Yes” or “Maybe” for a school, then we’ll add it to your My Schools list.
Depending on your preference, which you can manage inside your account, we may attempt to inform these
schools of your interest. If we can reach the school, we’ll share your profile information with them
so that they can contact you directly. If you select “No” for a school, then we’ll remove it from your
list of possible recommended schools. Regardless of your level of interest in a school, College Prowler
always recommends that you follow-up with schools directly as we cannot guarantee that we can connect you
with every school. This feature is only available to those who have registered for a free account.
College Prowler, through its forums, provides users an opportunity to post content to the College
Prowler Services. College Prowler does not necessarily endorse, support, sanction, encourage, or
agree with content posted by users. You shall not upload, post or transmit any unlawful, threatening,
abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, or indecent information of
any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that
would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any local, state,
national, or international law, or infringe upon another's copyright or trademark. You understand that
all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, video, messages, or other materials
uploaded, posted or transmitted in a College Prowler Services forum, whether publicly uploaded
or posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person from whom such content
originated. This means that you, and not College Prowler, are entirely and solely responsible for
all content that you upload, post, or otherwise transmit via the Web site. College Prowler does not
and cannot review the content posted by users and is not responsible for such content. However,
College Prowler shall have the right, but not the obligation, to delete, move, or edit any content that
violates this agreement or is otherwise objectionable as determined by College Prowler in its sole
discretion and without notice. You may report any violations of these posting guidelines by
If you upload, post, or otherwise transmit content to the College Prowler Services, you acknowledge
that any such submissions may be edited, removed, modified, published, transmitted, and displayed
by College Prowler or third parties in any medium now existing or hereinafter invented, and for
any purpose, including commercial uses. You waive any moral rights you may have in having the
material edited, removed, modified, published, transmitted, or displayed in a manner not agreeable
You agree to indemnify College Prowler and its parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and each of their
respective partners, officers, directors, employees, and agents, against, and to hold each of them
harmless from, any and all claims and liabilities (including attorney's fees) that may arise from your
submissions, from your unauthorized use of material obtained from the Web site, from your breach
of these Terms and Conditions, and from any such acts arising through your use of the College
All materials published on the College Prowler Services are protected by copyright laws, and may
not be reproduced, republished, distributed, transmitted, resold, displayed, broadcast, or otherwise
exploited in any manner without the express written permission of either College Prowler or, in the
case of content licensed by College Prowler from third parties, the entity that is credited as the
copyright holder of such licensed content. You may download freely accessible material (one copy
per page) from the College Prowler Services for your personal and noncommercial use only, without
altering or removing any trademark, copyright, or other notice from such material.
In the event you believe that any content posted on the College Prowler Services infringes your
copyright or other intellectual property rights, you may notify College Prowler by providing the
information required by the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Action of the Digital
Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. 512, to College Prowler's Copyright Agent:
College Prowler, Inc.
5830 Ellsworth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA. 15232
Attention: Luke Skurman
Telephone: (412) 361-5081
Facsimile: (412) 361-5086
College Prowler is committed to providing users of its site with as many features as possible.
The companies that College Prowler selects as featured services providers offer products and
services that site visitors may find useful. College Prowler in certain cases may have a business
relationship with certain third parties that it selects as featured service providers. College Prowler is
not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any advice or information given, or of any statement
made, by the companies providing featured services, or for the content, services, products, or
advertising on or available from their Web sites, or for the availability and operations of their Web
We work with colleges, universities, high schools and for profit and not for profit post-secondary
educational institutions to provide targeted recruiting and outreach. Only those school
representatives who have registered and been authenticated by College Prowler in accordance with
our policies are allowed to participate. Authorized personnel from the educational institutions may
also provide information on the schools, update admissions data and provide calendars or other
information. The accuracy of this information is not guaranteed.
Educational institutions use our student data in their recruitment efforts, but the College Prowler
Services is not an application tool. All of our users must still perform the institution appropriate
application process as the College Prowler Services does not replace the application process.
You agree that any claim, action, or proceeding arising out of these Terms and Conditions, or your
use of the College Prowler Services, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the
laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania applicable to contracts to be wholly performed therein,
and any action based on or alleging a breach of this Agreement must be brought in a state or federal
court in Pennsylvania. In addition, you agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts.
scholarship listings, mobile features and applications including (collegeprowler.com),
(niche.com) and the College Prowler applications and pages on Facebook (the "College Prowler
Services"). This policy does not cover information collected on any third-party sites to which the
College Prowler Services link. Your use of the College Prowler Services is subject to our Terms and
Conditions which can be read here. If you access the Cofew fllege Prowler
Information collected from users of premium content: If you choose to subscribe to certain
College Prowler Services you may be asked to supply certain personally identifying information
such as name, postal address, email address or telephone number. This information is retained by
College Prowler in order to provide you with the products or services you have requested, including
additional information from College Prowler about College Prowler, its affiliates, or selected outside
companies whose products or services we feel may be of use to you. Any information from selected
outside companies will be transmitted by College Prowler so that such companies will not have
access either to your E-mail address or to your other personally identifying information.
Information collected from College Prowler scholarship applicants: When submitting an
application for the scholarship contest, applicants may opt-in to receive student related offers from
College Prowler and our trusted business partners. The choice is entirely optional and has no impact
on the applicant's submission to the scholarship contest. If a scholarship applicant indicates an
interest in receiving offers from College Prowler and its trusted business partners, College Prowler
reserves the right to use your personal information and may sell or share it with selected outside
companies. If you express interest in particular schools or affiliates, College Prowler may sell or
transfer your personal information to those schools or affiliates accordingly.
Information collected from College Prowler account registrants: Information collected in the
registration process may include, among other things, name, address, e-mail address, phone
number, age, citizenship, details of academic and work history, preferences about the students
future and other information entered into the user account. All information entered is voluntary
and it is solely up to the user whether he or she furnishes such information. If a user does
provide such information, he or she is consenting to the use of that information in accordance
schools or affiliates, College Prowler may sell or transfer your personal information to those schools
or affiliates accordingly. Visitors to the College Prowler Services will not be able to view the personal
contact information of any College Prowler Services users. Personal contact information includes a
user’s full name, email address, mailing address, and phone number. Only the account user is able
to edit and update the information provided in his or her account. We may, on occasion, email our
users to send notifications related to features on the site. It is our intention to give access to your
account only to the authorized Representatives you designate but we cannot guarantee that others
will not, without our consent, access this data. You may opt out of any future usage of your College
Prowler account from our database at any time; however, a Representative may have saved a copy
of your account before it was deleted. We are not responsible for the retention, use or privacy of
accounts in this situation.
You can control how much of your Facebook profile information is shared with other College Prowler
application users using the Settings function with the application. Regardless of these settings your
College Prowler application profile information will be automatically shared with your Facebook
friends and their friends within the application. We will prompt you before posting any College
Prowler application activity onto Facebook.
Users who wish to deactivate their profiles may do so at any time using the Settings function.
Information collected automatically: When you visit and interact with College Prowler Services
certain information may be collected automatically, including but not limited to, your computer's IP
address, your browser type, and web pages visited. Please also see our discussion of the use of
cookies and other technologies below.
Information sharing: The information that you provide to us and general information collected
about your visit to the College Prowler Services may be shared with our suppliers or service
providers who assist us in maintaining and managing the College Prowler Services. In addition, we
contract with certain third parties to help manage and optimize our web sites. These companies
may use web beacons and cookies to help us learn things like what pages are most attractive
to our visitors, which of our products most interest our customers, and what kinds of offers our
customers like to see. Such suppliers or service providers may use the information provided only
in the course of providing services to College Prowler and they may not contact you or use the
information for other purposes. If you would like more information about this practice, you can
While your individual information is protected as discussed above, College Prowler reserves the right
to use such individual information to create aggregated, anonymous data and statistics about activity
on the College Prowler Services. In addition, College Prowler may disclose personal information
if we in good faith believe that such action is necessary to (1) comply with the law or with legal
process; (2) protect and defend our rights and property; (3) protect against misuse or unauthorized
use of the Web site; or (4) protect the personal safety, property, or rights of our users or the public.
If, at some point after giving College Prowler your personally identifying information, you do
not wish to continue to receive additional information from College Prowler about College
Prowler, its affiliates, or selected outside companies, in general, you may opt out by
E-mailing email@example.com and put the words "remove my name"
in the subject line of your E-mail; in the case of our E-mail newsletters, you may opt out by clicking on the
"opt out" link at the end of each E-mail.
Cookies are pieces of information that are placed by a Web site in a storage place on your
computer. Cookies do not contain information that is, in itself, personally identifying. Cookies are
placed on your computer in a limited way to help deliver advertisements, to calculate unique site
visitors, and to track usage throughout our site. Other uses include placement of cookies to make
the login process more convenient for users of the College Prowler Services.
collect anonymous information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide
advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. We do not permit these companies to
collect any personally identifying information (name, address, email address or telephone number)
about you. Click these links to learn more about business practices and privacy policies of these
companies, including how to decline participation in these programs.
We may share anonymous user browsing information on collegeprowler.com with our partners, who may in turn
communicate with users via advertisements on display ad networks.
Pixel tags - tiny graphic images – are used to help us analyze your online behavior. Pixel tags also
allow us to send you email in a format you can read and let us know when you have opened an
email message from us. We may use pixel tags to collect information about your visit, including the
pages you view, the links you click and other actions taken in connection with our sites and services.
We also collect certain standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit, such
as your IP address, browser type and language, access times and referring web site addresses.
No one under the age of 13 should provide any personal information. College Prowler
does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. In the
event that we learn that we have collected information from a child under the age of 13, we
will delete this information from our database as quickly as possible. If you believe
College Prowler Services has any information about anyone under 13, please contact us at