Privacy Policy

Effective December 17th, 2020
Welcome to 5Star Recruiting! We respect your privacy and therefore want to ensure that we clearly elucidate how we will use any of your personal information when you visit our website, or use any of our other Services (as defined the in Terms and Conditions) that link to this Privacy Policy. 

Collection of Information
When using 5Star’s Services, we collect or receive the following information of which you provide directly. You may provide this information directly to us in various forms of electronic communication, social media, online or paper registration forms, surveys, or questionnaires, phone -calls or text messages, or in subscribing to email newsletters or in interacting with us in- person or at an event. 

Types of information you directly provide to us may include but are not limited to:

1. Email or residential address;
2. First name and last name of student;
3. Names and contact details of legal guardians;
4. Date of birth/age;
5. Cookies and Usage Data;
6. Phone numbers;
7. Biological or assumed gender;
8. Photograph or video;
9. Athletic information (for example: sports played and preferred team position);
10. School and expected year of graduation;
11. Academic information (for example: GPA, SAT/ACT (when applicable including subject exams), PSAT, AP or IB exam scores, awards/honors, extracurricular activities); and 
12. User ID and password information.

Information collected from you may also include any other relevant information necessary for development of and fulfillment of 5Star’s Services.

Information Collected Automatically; Cookies Data
Users of any 5Star mobile application or website is subject to the automatic collection and use of certain personal information which may include but is not limited to:Your IP address (a number automatically assigned to your computer or mobile device’s geographic location)Your device information and operating system (hardware and software information about the device used to access our Services, including but not limited to the model, operating system and version, web browser used to access our Services, unique device identifiers, and network information)Information about the content and web pages you view and features you access on our own website as collected using cookies, web beacons, Google Analytics data, and other similar technologies. Social Networking Information: If you access our Services through a social networking account such as (but not limited to) Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook, we may collect personal information about you such as those listed in the collection of information section above. Our Services use cookies and similar technologies to track activity and collect/hold certain information.
Cookies are small files that websites and other online Services use to store information about users on the users’ own computers. They are sent to your browser and internally stored on your device. Cookies can be used to store your sign-in credentials so that you do not have to enter them each time you return to a website. Cookies also may be used to store a unique identification number tied to your computer so that a website can recognize you as the same user across different visits to the website. You can configure your internet browser to warn you each time a cookie is being sent or to refuse cookies completely. However, if you do not accept cookies when using our website or any other mobile application on our site or an affiliate’s site you may be limited in the access and functionality of our Services. 

Use of Data and Information
5Star reserves the right to use some or all of the information we collect or receive about our users and may disclose it in the manner described in this Privacy Policy. We use the information we collect and receive for the following general purposes:

1. To continually provide, maintain, and improve our service and to enhance your experience with the Services

2. To notify you of any changes to our Privacy Policy and/or Terms and Conditions, which are subject to change

3. To perform analytics, for use of customer support and continual improvement of our Services

4. To offer you information and targeted advertising regarding certain products and Services provided by 5Star and/or our affiliates, sponsors, advertisers, and partner schools and universities, as well as to provide you with relevant information such as special offers, surveys, newsletters, questionnaires, and other marketing materials about goods already purchased or may be of interest unless you have opted not to receive this information. 

5. To provide customer support and detect, prevent, and address technical issues

6. To monitor and secure our Services

7. As we believe is necessary to protect our rights and the rights of others, as well as to enforce our Terms and ConditionsFor any other purpose disclosed to you at the time of information collection; and For our own business purposes as permitted by law.

8. You may choose to opt out of receiving any promotional communications from 5Star by contacting us at Any such change in communication preference will have no effect on previously collected data and will only impact the future collection of information. 

9. We may share your personal information with third parties including but not limited to:

1. Colleges and other users of the Services we provide: As necessary for the fulfillment of our primary Services, we share your information directly with educational institutions, college coaches, and athletic directors. 

2. Affiliates and Advertising Partners: 5Star may share your information with partners who provide products or Services that may be of interest to you or may provide future opportunities for you and other users. This allows us to provide our users with enhanced Services 

Your personal data as well as any other information collected when using or accessing our Services is subject to transfer to locations outside of your state of legal residence as well as outside of the jurisdiction of the United States. If you are located outside of the United States and choose to share your information with 5Star, please note that we will be collecting and storing all provided information in the jurisdiction of the United States and as such will be subject to local laws and regulations. 

Security of Data
We will maintain control over the confidentiality of all customer information provided to us in methods that comply with federal and state standards. We will only permit authorized employees and affiliates who are properly trained in the handling of customer information to have access to all information provided to us by users. This is to ensure the continued security and enhanced quality of our products and Services. 

Links to Other Websites and Affiliates
Our Services may contain links or references to third-party owned and/or operated websites, social media sites, or mobile applications of which we believe are of value or interest to you and other users. We do not control the content of these websites and upon clicking on a link and leaving our Services, you are subject to the privacy policy of this third party. 

5Star offers both paid and unpaid Services and/or products and as such uses third-party services to provide payment processing. 
We will not store or directly collect your payment card details. This information is provided to our third-party payment processors who will use your personal information as governed by their own privacy policies. 
We may share your information with these payment processors for the purpose of fulfillment of their services. 

Changes to this Privacy Policy 
We may update and revise this Privacy Policy from time to time in order to reflect changes to the scope of the Services or for other reasons. These changes and updates become effective immediately upon posting on this page. We will notify you of any such changes by posting on this page or on any other forms displaying our Privacy Policy. For this reason, it is important to regularly review this Privacy Policy page and the date of which they came into effect.