To better protect the privacy of users of the Columbia College
website, we have developed this statement to explain our online information
practices, and how the information we obtain is used. Please refer to
Collection of personal information
Columbia College collects personal information to make our web services customizable
for each user. For each visitor to our website, our web server automatically
recognizes your operating system and Internet browser. Our web server
additionally records usage of pages by our visitors. We retain this information
for research reports, and sometimes use this information so that we may improve
the design and content of our Web site.
Some of Columbia College's Web sites and services collect personally
identifiable information to further adapt to our Web site visitors' needs.
Some sites and services may require that you provide personally identifiable
information in order to participate.
We may use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests
for our products, programs, and services, or to respond to your inquiries about
our offerings. We sometimes use this information to communicate with
you, such as to notify you when we make changes to our services, to fulfill
a request by you, or to contact you about your account with us. We may
also use your information to update internal systems.
Cookies are text files that your web browser places on your computer's hard
drive to store your preferences. When using cookies, we do not store personally
identifiable information within the cookie. Some Columbia College services
may not work properly if cookies are disabled.
Collection of information by third-party sites
Some of our webpages may contain links to other websites whose information
practices may be different than our own. Visitors should consult the
other sites' privacy policies as we have no control over information
that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
Agents and contractors of Columbia College who have access to personally identifiable
information are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent
purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for Columbia
Your information will never be shared, given, or sold
to a third party without your express consent. However, Columbia
College may release personal information when we believe that such release
is reasonably necessary to comply with law, enforce or apply the terms of
any of our user agreements, or protect the rights, property, or safety of
Columbia College staff, faculty, students, applicants or alumni.
How Columbia College protects your information
We have put in place appropriate software, hardware, and managerial procedures
to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security,
and correctly use the information we collect online.
on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how
we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.
Questions and concerns
of our website, you may contact the Columbia College webmaster: firstname.lastname@example.org.