Information is routinely collected from visitors of this Site through such means as registration forms, application forms, or surveys.
The Site’s application form requires users to provide certain contact information to Potomac. The contact information includes, for example, name, address, email address, zip code, or age. Potomac uses the customer contact information to send the user information about our college. The customer’s contact information is also used to contact the visitor when necessary for other purposes. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings or contact as provided below.
In addition, this Site may receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with this Site. For example, “cookies,” which are alphanumeric identifiers that are transferred to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser to enable this site to recognize your browser and collect certain information regarding your use of this Site.
Potomac does not currently link IP addresses to any personally identifiable information, however, Potomac may use an IP address to identify a visitor to this Site in certain circumstances including, but not limited to, enforcement of compliance with the terms of the use of this Site, to protect Potomac’s rights, to protect customers or others or as may be required by law.
Email addresses and other personally identifiable information about visitors to this Site are known to Potomac only when voluntarily submitted. For example, personally identifiable information collected in connection with visitors voluntarily filling out registration or application forms are retained by Potomac. This information is used to improve this Site and to support transactions made on this Site, for other purposes as may be disclosed in connection with the submission by the visitor of the information, and for purposes as described in this policy. Potomac may use email addresses and other personally identifiable information to contact visitors who communicate with Potomac. For example, Potomac may direct emails to visitors who provide Potomac with their email addresses for specific purposes such as being notified of special offerings.
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Sharing Information With Third Parties
The information, which is collected or retrieved by this Site, may be shared with Potomac’s affiliates and business partners, including companies that have Linked Sites for marketing and promotional purposes.
In addition, this Site may engage other companies and individuals to perform certain functions on its behalf. These companies and individuals have access to your information as needed to perform their functions but will not use it for other purposes.
This Site may also disclose visitor information in special cases when there is reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against a visitor who may cause injury to or interfere with Potomac’s rights or property or another person or entity’s rights or property. Potomac may also disclose visitor information when required by law.
Policy for Children
This Site is not directed to persons under the age of 13. If you are accessing this Site and you are under the age of 13, Potomac requests that you not disclose or provide any personal information on this Site. In the event that Potomac discovers that a child under the age of 13 has provided Potomac with personal information, Potomac will immediately delete such personal information from its system.
Potomac strives to protect its visitors’ personal information; however, Potomac does not ensure or warrant the security of such information. Potomac will use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that information stored on Potomac’s system is secure.
Should you wish to stop receiving email from our college, update or change your personal information or request that Potomac remove your personal information from the Site, you should submit your request by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Potomac will process the request in a timely and reasonably commercial manner. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Potomac is not responsible for any errors in transmission, processing or otherwise relating to such request. User should review the opt-out policies of the Linked Sites to determine the specific procedure for opting out of such Linked Sites.
Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Site, you can contact:
Webmaster – University of the Potomacwebmaster@potomac.edu.