(a Delaware corporation)


Privacy Policy

BOLD Guidance, Inc.’s (“BOLD”) website collects and uses personally identifiable information about you.  Please carefully review the following Privacy Policy before registering with BOLD.  Please note that this Policy only addresses BOLD’s privacy practice concerning information collected from its own website and does not apply to information that may have been collected about you by others.

The Information BOLD Collects

BOLD respects your privacy as an online user. Except as set forth in this Privacy Policy, BOLD will not collect any identifying or personal information about you while you are here.

BOLD collects information in several ways from different parts of this Website. BOLD may collect information that identifies you specifically (“Personal Information”) in many ways including, but not limited to, when you input Personal Information on the Website, when your school provides us with your Personal Information, when you register with this Website, or when you sign up to receive emails or newsletters from BOLD.  BOLD also may ask you for Personal Information at other times, such as when you ask a question or report a problem with this Website.  Personal Information includes, but is not limited to, your name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, information regarding schools where are you are applying and any other information that you use to identify yourself.  

If you contact BOLD, BOLD may keep a record of that session or correspondence, including a record of your e-mail address.  There may be services on this Website that require you to fill out an online form.  BOLD may collect any information that you provide in such circumstances, including any Personal Information, and may maintain that information in a database. 

BOLD may ask you for identifying and Personal Information to:

Use for the purpose for which you specifically provided the Personal Information.Invite you to receive periodic e-mail updates or newsletters about BOLD: When you accept, or “opt in,” BOLD may ask you to provide your e-mail address.  You can “opt out” of receiving these periodic updates or newsletters at any time by contacting BOLD at support@boldguidance.comAccept your online “registration” on the Website: When you agree to give BOLD identifying and Personal Information, you are giving that information only to BOLD and the parties BOLD has involved in operating this Website.  You are giving it solely to enable the services this site provides and for BOLD’s internal purposes.

BOLD also may collect IP addresses, domain names, and similar items regarding users of this Website to measure the number of visits, pages visited, average time spent on this Website, and similar items.

“Cookies” may be used in connection with this Website.  A cookie is a small amount of identifier data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer's hard drive.  By using cookies, information is potentially collected without your express knowledge.  Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies but permit you to change the setting to refuse cookies or to be alerted when cookies are being sent.  While refusal to accept cookies will not prevent the use of some portions of this Website, other portions of this Website may not function properly without cookies.

How BOLD Uses the Information it Collects

BOLD may use the Personal Information for the purposes for which you specifically provided the Personal Information.  BOLD may provide the information it collects through this Website to third parties who provide services on BOLD's behalf and to those who you authorize BOLD to send such information.  BOLD may use the information it collects through this Website to inform you of various developments with BOLD, including new services, changes, etc. If you do not want BOLD to send you this type of information, please let BOLD know by contacting BOLD at  BOLD will not disclose your Personal Information collected through this Website to third parties except as described in this Privacy Policy without first informing you of such change in BOLD’s disclosure practices and providing you a choice regarding such disclosure. 

By using this Website, you give permission for BOLD to disclose any Personal Information to your high school representatives, parents or legal guardians, colleges, or other representatives who are authorized by you, your parents, or your legal guardians.

Generally, BOLD may use the information you provide and cookies to: (a) remind BOLD of who you are; (b) access your account information in order to deliver to you better and more personalized service; (c) estimate the number of people interested in BOLD and how it serves the community; (d) send you an e-mail regarding your registration and other information; and (e) determine the nature and extent of repeat usage, so that BOLD may improve its Website.

BOLD may, from time to time, compile and share with third parties aggregate information that does not identify any particular user.

BOLD may disclose information it collects through this Website, including but not limited to Personal Information, when required to do so by a court, regulatory agency, subpoena, law, regulation, or other body of competent jurisdiction and authority, and for administrative and other purposes that BOLD deems necessary to protect its rights and property.   Finally, if you become involved in any violation of security, violation of this website's Terms of Use, or violation of any party's or third party's rights, BOLD may release information about you to assist in investigating, resolving, or remediating any such incidents.

Integrity and Security


We recommend that you do not divulge your password to anyone.  Also remember to sign out of your account and close your browser window when you have finished your work.  This is to ensure that others cannot access your personal information and correspondence if you share a computer with someone else or are using a computer in a public place.  If you do not log out of the online system, users with technical knowledge may be able to access your information online.

Note Regarding Use of this Site by Children

 This Website is provided by BOLD.  BOLD’s information collection practices are described below.  While BOLD encourages children to visit the Website and learn more about BOLD, BOLD recommends, however, that parents and legal guardians approve and closely supervise the activity of their children at this and all other online sites.  BOLD urges children to check with their parents or legal guardians before entering information on any website and BOLD urges parents and legal guardians to discuss with their children restrictions regarding the online release of personal information to anyone they don't know.

Privacy Practices of Other Sites

This Privacy Policy only addresses the use and disclosure of information BOLD collects online through this Website, not information that BOLD collects through other sources. This Website may contain links, or addresses including those of colleges and universities that you can simply click to open sites that are not operated by BOLD.  BOLD has no official or unofficial affiliation with any of these websites unless specifically noted. BOLD IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PRIVACY PRACTICES OR THE CONTENT OF SUCH OTHER WEBSITES AND SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY FOR THE CONTENT OR PRIVACY POLICIES OF THIRD PARTY SITES OR ACTIONS TAKEN BY ADMINISTRATORS OF THIRD PARTY SITES.  BOLD provides such links only as a convenience and the inclusion of a link on this Website does not imply endorsement of the linked site by BOLD.  With respect to college and university websites, changes are periodically made to the admissions process, application, or deadlines. BOLD is not responsible for confirming whether any information regarding the colleges and universities is accurate. If you provide any personally identifiable information through any such third party website, your transaction will occur on such third party's website (and not on this Website) and the personally identifiable information you provide will be collected by and controlled by the privacy policy of that third party.  Carefully review the approach these sites take to your privacy before you use them or provide them with information.  A link to another site from this Website is not an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship or affiliation with respect to such site, its owners or providers.

BOLD assumes no liability for any unauthorized actions of third parties or accidental transmission errors that may disclose information about you, and BOLD is not responsible for these other sites' privacy practices, which may be different from BOLD's Privacy Policy.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability 

Because of the number of possible sources of information available through this website, and the inherent hazards and uncertainties of electronic distribution, there may be delays, omissions and inaccuracies in such information. BOLD cannot and does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, currentness, non-infringement or fitness for a particular purpose of the information available through this website, nor does BOLD guarantee that this website will be error-free and continuously available.

Contacting BOLD About Your Personal Information

If you would like to review the personal information that BOLD has collected about you through this Website in order to verify its accuracy and completeness, or if you have a question or complaint regarding BOLD's Privacy Policy, or to request that BOLD delete your Personal Information from its records, please contact BOLD at

Changes To This Privacy Policy

BOLD may revise this Privacy Policy at any time by updating this posting. Please consult this Privacy Policy regularly.

The policies outlined herein are not intended to and do not create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any party