prepares and transitions 21st Century Learners on their pathways from school to college to career, helping them realize their potential, achieve a secure financial future, and ultimately connect to life's possibilities.One of life's undisclosed possibilities is being data-mined as an outcome of corporate bankruptcy
The FTC notes that ConnectEDU indicates that
the personally identifiable data you submit to ConnectEDU (or that ConnectEDU obtains from your school) is not made available or distributed to third parties, except with your express consent and at your direction,
In particular, the Company will not give, sell or provide access to your personal information to any company, individual or organization for its use in marketing or commercial solicitation or for any other purpose, except as is necessary for the operation of this site.The FTC states that
Information about teens is particularly sensitive and may warrant even greater privacy protections than those accorded to adults. These users, as well as their parents, would likely be concerned if their information transferred without restriction to a purchaser for unknown uses.The FTC has recommended either that ConnectEDU give each student who had registered for its sites the choice to remove personal records from company databases in advance of a sale or that the company destroy the entirety of the personal details it had collected.