At BenchPrep, we realize that your privacy is important to you. This privacy policy applies to all software applications, services and websites offered by BenchPrep, it's partners and subsidiaries, or, collectively, BenchPrep's services.

BenchPrep adheres to the US Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of Notice, Choice, Onward Transfer, Security, Data Integrity, Access and Enforcement, and is registered with the U.S. Department of Commerce's Safe Harbor Program.

If you have any further queries regarding our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us at

What Information We Like, and How We Use It

While we may offer services that do not require registration, many of our products and services will require you to register your personal details. In order to provide you with the best possible service, we may collect the following information:

  • Information you give us: Due to the nature of our products and services, you may be required to register your name, address, email address and mobile number. You may also be required to provide your credit card details, when registering for a paid for service. In certain cases, we may combine your information with information from other services we provide, and services provided by third parties. Under some circumstances, you may be given the opportunity to opt out of having your information combined thus.
  • Cookies: When you visit our site, or the sites of our partners, we might send you cookies, for advertising purposes, storing your preferences, and to improve the quality of our service to you. We do not, however, place third party cookies on your computer, and these cookies may be deleted following each session.
  • Server logs: When you access our server, we may record certain information on our server logs. This information could include your IP address, browser type and language, and information from cookies, that may identify your computer.
  • Communications: When you send us an email or query, we may retain those queries on file. These communications may be used to resolve your queries, or to improve our service.
  • Email Addresses: When you purchase a course or sign up for a free trial, you might receive our email newsletters, account updates and special offers targeted to your interests sent by BenchPrep. You may opt out of our email communications by clicking the unsubscribe button located at the bottom of all sent emails.
  • Links: At times, BenchPrep may present links in a format that allows us to discern whether these links have been followed.
  • Other sites: Please note that this information is relevant to BenchPrep only. Other sites that may display advertising or links to our site, or offer our products and services are not governed by this privacy policy. Please check the privacy policy of the company or site in question.

The purposes for which we use your information, in addition to any reasons stated above, include:

  • Providing our services, including advertising.
  • Research, analysis and auditing, in order to improve our services, or to protect or maintain the same.
  • Maintaining and ensuring the viability and integrity of our network.
  • Protecting the rights or property of BenchPrep, or our users or partners.
  • Creating, researching and developing new products and services.

Due to the global nature of our company, BenchPrep may process information on our server in the US, or in another country. We may process information for our own purposes, or occasionally, we may process information for one of our partners.

Choices Relating to Use of Personal Information

Although signing up for some or all of our services may require you to submit personal information, we will ask for your consent if we intend to use that information for any purpose other than that specifically stated, on registration, or in this document.

In the case of us wishing to use your private information for any purpose not specified on registration, or in this privacy policy, we will offer you a means to opt out of that use.

Please note that most browsers allow you to set the download of cookies, or block the download. Also note, however, that if you choose to block these cookies, some or all of the services we provide may not function correctly, or at all..

You may choose to decline to submit any personal information for any of our products or services, however, please note that this may result in our being unable to provide said service.

Children Under Age 13: BenchPrep does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register. If you are under 13, please do not attempt to register for BenchPrep or send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to BenchPrep or on the Website. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at

Children Between the Ages of 13 and 18: BenchPrep recommends that minors over the age of 13 ask their parents for permission before sending any information about themselves to anyone over the Internet.

Information Sharing

BenchPrep will only share your personal information with companies or individuals outside of our company for the following reasons:

  • If we have your consent. We employ an opt in consent system, whereby you provide your permission for information sharing.
  • For processing of said information, however, the companies, partners or affiliates who process this information agree to do so in accordance with our instructions, and according to this privacy policy.
  • We may require additional confidentiality and security measures from the above mentioned partners, affiliates or companies.
  • If we have reason to believe, in good faith, that such information may be lawfully required, and may be material in a criminal or civil legal proceeding.

If BenchPrep is involved in any merger, acquisition or any other form of sale, we will endeavor to protect the privacy of personal information, and notify you before such sale or acquisition, and the transfer to a new privacy policy, if applicable.

Information Security

We take every available measure to protect the security and integrity of your personal information. This includes limiting access to, unauthorized alteration or destruction of said data.

Access to data is restricted to the employees of BenchPrep, their affiliates and contractors, who have a need to access said information, whether for processing, research, or another reason. All individuals who have access to such information are required to sign confidentiality agreements, and may be subject to termination, and or criminal prosecution, for any violation of these policies and agreements.

Data Integrity and Updating

BenchPrep collects and processes data only for the purposes it was collected, and in accordance with this privacy policy. We periodically review our collection, storage and processing procedures and policies, however, the onus remains on our users to correct or update this data when necessary.

Accessing and Updating Information

We make every effort to make accessing their own data, to correct, alter or delete such data, however, where such access is unreasonable, requires a disproportionate effort, jeoprodises the privacy of our other users, or contravenes the law, our policies, or reasonable business practice, requests to access data may be declined.

User identification is required to access data for these reasons, and the process and procedures for various types of access may differ. Please contact us for further information.

Enforcement and Updating of Our Privacy Policy

This policy remains in force until it is replaced or superseded by a newer version. This privacy policy may be subject to change or alteration without notice from time to time. In most instances, changes will be minor, and posted on this page, however, more significant changes may be posted as a notice elsewhere, or sent to you via email. We undertake not to reduce your rights to privacy as set out in this policy without your consent, and if you have any complaints or queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Safe Harbor Agreement

BenchPrep believes in protecting your privacy. When we collect personal information from you on our website, we follow the privacy principles of BBB OnLine and comply with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use and retention of personal data from the European Union. These are our promises to you:

  1. Notice. When we collect your personal information, we'll give you timely and appropriate notice describing what personal information we're collecting, how we'll use it, and the types of third parties with whom we may share it.
  2. Choice. We'll give you choices about the ways we use and share your personal information, and we'll respect the choices you make.
  3. Relevance. We'll collect only as much personal information as we need for specific, identified purposes, and we won't use it for other purposes without obtaining your consent.
  4. Retention. We'll keep your personal information only as long as we need it for the purposes for which we collected it, or as permitted by law.
  5. Accuracy. We'll take appropriate steps to make sure the personal information in our records is accurate.
  6. Access. We'll provide ways for you to access your personal information, as required by law, so you can correct inaccuracies.
  7. Security. We'll take appropriate physical, technical, and organizational measures to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, and destruction.
  8. Sharing. Except as described in this policy, we won't share your personal information with third parties without your consent.
  9. International Transfer. If we transfer your personal information to another country, we'll take appropriate measures to protect your privacy and the personal information we transfer.
  10. Enforcement. We'll regularly review how we're meeting these privacy promises, and we'll provide an independent way to resolve complaints about our privacy practices.

To access your information, ask questions about our privacy practices, or issue a complaint, contact us at:

328 S. Jefferson St., Suite 240
Chicago, IL 60661

If your inquiry is not satisfactorily addressed, contact the BBB OnLine Dispute Resolution Process. BBB OnLine will serve as a liaison with the website to resolve your concerns. To learn more about our privacy practices, see our Privacy Policy details.

Contacting the Website

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at You may also contact us by mail at 328 S. Jefferson St., Suite 240, Chicago, IL 60661.