FAS Privacy Statement

Financial Aid Services, LLC (FAS) is committed to protecting your privacy when you interact with us. This Privacy Statement (“Privacy Statement” or “Statement”) lays out the privacy practices for FAS with respect to Personal Data and Personal Information (which we define as any information that relates to, identifies, describes, or can be reasonably associated or linked with an individual person or household) we obtain from and about individuals interacting with FAS and its websites, mobile applications, and services. All Personal Data that we collect, other than information collected in the employment context, is subject to this Privacy Statement.

Please read the information below to learn about the Personal Data collected about you and how it is used. We may revise or update this Privacy Statement as needed and will do so by posting additions or modifications to this page. The most current version of the Statement can always be reviewed by clicking on the “Privacy Statement” link located at the bottom of our website.

Personal Data Collected

The type of Personal Data we collect depends on how you use this website or interact with FAS.  When you visit our publicly available website, we may collect the following types of information, including Personal Data, from you:

  • Contact information
  • Feedback or reviews on a webpage or blog
  • Information shared on external platforms where FAS has a dedicated company space
  • Requests for Services or Research

If/when you are conducting business with FAS, the following types of personal data may be collected:

  • Contact information
  • Financial and billing information
  • Feedback or reviews on a webpage or blog
  • Activities, interactions, transactional information and other computer and connectivity information
  • Resumes and information relevant to an employment inquiry that: you provide to us directly; we receive about you from referrals; or we collect from publicly available sources and websites

How We Use Personal Data

FAS collects and uses Personal Data for our legitimate business interests as outlined in this Statement, or based on your consent (in which case we would ask you separately to provide your consent to a particular processing activity) through:

  • Engaging our services
  • Interacting with FAS through an interactive webpage or blog or on another website or platform where FAS has a company-dedicated space
  • Conducting business with FAS
  • Considering candidates for job vacancies with FAS, including all elements of the process leading up to deciding to offer, subject to any appropriate background checks, employment to the applicant. Some job applicant data processing may also be necessary to comply with legal obligations, such as verification of authorization to work in the United States and to access federal databases and websites.

Your Input about How FAS Uses Your Personal Data

If you have questions, complaints or concerns regarding this Privacy Statement, please contact info@financialaidservices.org, or contact us by mail at:

Financial Aid Services, LLC
Attn: Chief Technology and Compliance Officer
180 Interstate North Parkway, Suite 550
Atlanta, GA 30339

Additional Information

We take great measures to ensure your visit to our website and your interactions with FAS meet your needs and respect your privacy. Unless otherwise stated, FAS is a business and the controller of data for the Personal Data subject to this Statement. Because FAS is a professional services firm and a third-party service provider, focused primarily on serving institutions of higher learning in the United States, FAS is a service provider and data processor on behalf of our clients for Personal Data that belongs to the data subjects and persons who are associated with those clients.

Cookies

This website uses Cookies to provide a better experience. We use them to analyze how our sites are used, optimize advertising, and connect to social networking sites. We do not share the information with third parties for any purpose.

Breach Procedures

In the event of a data breach incident, FAS will work quickly to prevent further exfiltration of data and ensure that all client information is protected and secure. During the course of the incident, we will work to determine what, if any, data has been compromised and will notify the affected entities in a timely manner.

Required Disclosures

Financial Aid Services, under the advisement of legal counsel, will fulfill any industry disclosure requirements as the need arises.

Effective August 2022

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