Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement

ϲʹ is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you a safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to data collection and usage on the ϲʹ website. By using the ϲʹ website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement. However, at any time you may withdraw your consent in connection with any data collection for purposes of deleting Personal Data that is no longer necessary in relation to the purpose for which it was collected.

For purposes of this Privacy Statement, Personal Data shall mean any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

Collection of your Personal Information

ϲʹ collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address, telephone number, credit card/debit card information, etc. through forms that you complete. Such forms include, but are not limited to, contact forms, applications, information requests and online payments. ϲʹ also collects anonymous demographic information that is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age and gender.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by ϲʹ. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses. This information is used by ϲʹ for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the ϲʹ website.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through ϲʹ blog/news comments, this information may be collected and used by others. ϲʹ does not read any of your private online communications.

ϲʹ encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from ϲʹ so that you can understand how those websites collect, use, and share your information. ϲʹ is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the ϲʹ family of websites.

ϲʹ collects and uses your personal information to operate the ϲʹ website and deliver the services you have requested. ϲʹ also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other academic services or offerings available at ϲʹ. ϲʹ may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current academic services or programs that may be offered.

ϲʹ does not sell, rent, or lease its contact lists to third parties. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, ϲʹ may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, or provide customer support. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to ϲʹ, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

ϲʹ does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

ϲʹ keeps track of the websites and pages our visitors view in order to determine what content is the most popular. This data is used to deliver improved and customized content and advertising within ϲʹ to visitors whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

ϲʹ websites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on ϲʹ or the website; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of ϲʹ; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of ϲʹ or the public.

Opt Out of Personal Data Collection & Use

If you want to opt out of the collection and/or use of Personal Data, please email


Pursuant to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) the following information is considered directory information and available to the public unless a restriction from publication of information form is filed with the ϲʹ Office of the Registrar by September 1 of the current school year.:

  • Student name
  • Dates of attendance
  • Degree(s) received
  • Academic majors and minors
  • Current student local address
  • Telephone numbers
  • Religious denomination
  • Academic classification (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Academic Dean’s and President’s Lists
  • Membership in academic honor or service organizations
  • Elected member of the Student Government Association
  • Last institution attended
  • Most recent institution attended
  • Participation in officially recognized activities and sports
  • Weight and height of members of athletic teams
Learn more about FERPA


Use of Cookies

The ϲʹ website uses “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you register with ϲʹ site or services like access to the library databases or registering for parking online, a cookie helps ϲʹ to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as mailing address or email address.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.

If you have questions about our cookie policy, please contact ϲʹ at

Opt Out of Cookie Collection

Google Analytics Advertising Features

If you wish to opt out of our Google Analytics Advertising Features, you may do so by using .

Security of your Personal Information

ϲʹ secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. ϲʹ secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

ϲʹ will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect feedback. ϲʹ encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how ϲʹ is protecting your information.

Contact Information

ϲʹ welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that ϲʹ has not adhered to this Statement, please contact ϲʹ at


Where the policy stated herein is in conflict with any federal, state, or foreign law regarding the protection of data as described herein then the federal, state, or foreign law shall prevail.