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South College Privacy Policy

This is the South College website Privacy Policy (www.southcollegetn.edu). This policy does not cover privacy for the use of college owned equipment or other information resources. Use of college equipment and other information resources are covered in the South College Computer Code of Ethics found at http://southcollegetn.edu/general/documents/SC_Computing_Code_W_2012.pdf.

South College is committed to respecting your privacy as a customer. We collect no information about you, other than information automatically collected and stored, when you visit our website unless you choose to provide that information to us. We may combine the information we collect from you with information obtained from other sources to help us improve South College's website(s) overall accuracy and completeness, and to help us better tailor our interactions with you. In addition, we may also collect information relating to your use of our website through the use of various technologies, including cookies.

Information Automatically Collected

When you browse through any website, certain information about you can be collected. We automatically collect and temporarily store the following information about your visit:

  • the date and time of your visit;
  • IP address;
  • browser type, operating system, and language;
  • the pages you visited; and
  • the address of the website from which you came.

We use this information for statistical purposes and to help us make our site more useful to visitors. Unless it is specifically stated otherwise, no additional information is collected about you.

Portions of the South College website use Google Analytics, which uses cookies to collect anonymous traffic data. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. You may review Google's full privacy policy at http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

Information Collected from Children

You must be at least 13 years old to use South College's website(s) and service(s). South College does not knowingly collect information from children under 13.

Personally Provided Information

South College does not require you provide to personal information to visit our website; however, you may choose to provide us with personal information through an email message, form, survey, etc. This information is used only to fulfill the stated purpose of your communication and/or participation. South College uses a third-party to manage and collect the information from all information request forms. You can review this third party's privacy policy at http://www.wufoo.com/privacy/, http://www.hubspot.com/legal/privacy-policy and http://www.formmail.com/policy/privacy/

Cookies and Other Technologies

As mentioned above, we collect information from your visits to our website to help us gather statistics about our website usage and effectiveness, personalize your experience on our site, and tailor our interactions with you. We do so through the use of various technologies, including one called "cookies." A cookie is a piece of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your computer as a tag that identifies your computer. While cookies are often only used to measure website usage and effectiveness and to allow for ease of navigation or use and as such, are not associated with any personal information, they are also used at times to personalize a known visitor's experience to a website by being associated with profile information or user preferences. You can set your browser in most instances to notify you before you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it or not. You can also generally set your browser to turn off cookies. Since cookies allow you to take advantage of some of our website's features, we recommend that you leave them turned on.

In addition, third-party social media buttons may log certain information such as your IP address, browser type and language, access time, and referring website addresses, and, if you are logged in to those social media sites, they may also link such collected information with your profile information on that site. We do not control these third party tracking technologies.

Disclosure

South College does not give, sell, or transfer any personal information about our online visitors to third parties except as required by law.

Endorsement Disclaimer

Our website has links to many other non-profit, educational, and governmental institutions, and in a few cases, private organizations. You are subject to that site's Privacy Policy when you leave this site. Reference in this website to any specific service, company, or organization does not constitute its endorsement or recommendation by South College. South College is not responsible for the contents of any "off-site" webpage referenced from this server.

Changes to the Policy

If our information practices change at some time in the future, we will post the policy changes to our website to notify you of these changes.

Questions or Comments?

If you have questions or comments about South College's privacy policy, please contact us using any method listed below.

Our postal address is:

South College
3904 Lonas Drive
Knoxville, TN 37909

We can be reached via email at support@southcollegetn.edu or by phone at 865-251-1800.

[Updated 3/2013]

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