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After graduation:  

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2.1 Personal Data

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2.1.2 Personal Data We Receive From Third Parties

To the extent permitted by applicable law, we may receive Personal Data about you from third parties, such as social media services, commercially available sources, Dow Jones Affiliates, business partners, and, if applicable to you, the third party provider of your subscription. The Personal Data we receive from third parties may include your name, contact information, information about your transactions, purchase history, or relationships with various product and service providers, and your use of certain applications. For example, if you access a Dow Jones Service through a social media service or connect a Dow Jones Service to a social media service, the information we collect may also include your user ID and/or user name associated with that social media service, any information or content the social media service will share with us, such as your profile picture, or email address. The information we obtain depends on your privacy settings on the applicable social media service. When you access the Dow Jones Services through social media services or when you connect a Dow Jones Service to social media services, you are authorizing Dow Jones to collect, store, disclose, and use such information and content in accordance with this Privacy Notice.

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We collect Other Information when you submit it to us. This may include your password, birthday, education or graduation year, occupation, financial information (such as your income, investments, portfolio transactions and value, and other information), live event accommodations, and interests.

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The Dow Jones Services may also be linked to sites or apps operated by third parties, and may carry advertisements or offer content, special offers, functionality, games or applications developed and maintained by third parties, using iframes, tools, or plug-ins (“Linked Services”). These third party Linked Services may use automated means to collect information about you and your use of these features. Some of these third party sites may be co-branded with a Dow Jones logo, even though they are not operated or maintained by us.
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