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Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the website for Notre Dame College. Your privacy is important to us. In order to better protect your privacy, we have developed the following policy regarding our online information practices and the choices which you may make regarding the way in which your personal information is collected and used within our sites and services. This policy applies to www.NotreDameCollege.edu and its associates sites (under the notredamecollege.edu domain name). Please read on for additional details about our privacy policy.

Information Gathering

We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web site by identifying (1) which parts of our site are most heavily used, and (2) which portion of our audience comes from within the Notre Dame College network. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that user sessions will be tracked, but the users will remain anonymous.

We occasionally monitor search terms that users enter into the Notre Dame College Search Engine, but this tracking is never associated with individual users.

The admissions portions of our site use voluntary information request forms and interview, tour, and event registration forms to coordinate Notre Dame College’s student recruitment efforts. The Office of Admission collects visitors’ personal and demographic information (like name, citizenship, and mailing address). This information is used to send admission and financial aid materials about Notre Dame College to prospective students and their friends and families, to track potential interest in Notre Dame College as an educational institution, and to assist in the overall college matriculation process.

The Notre Dame College Alumni and Friends site uses voluntary alumni record update forms to coordinate Notre Dame College’s alumni relations efforts. The Alumni Relations Office collects visitors’ personal and demographic information (like name, race/ethnicity, occupation, and mailing address) and unique identifiers (like social security number). The information is used to send materials about Notre Dame College to alumni and benefactors, and to facilitate alumni recordkeeping and fundraising programs.

Use of Information

Notre Dame College uses the information gathered above to tailor site content to user needs, and to generate aggregate statistical reports. At no time do we disclose site usage by individual IP addresses. Web server logs are retained on a temporary basis and then deleted completely from our systems.

Any personal and demographic information voluntarily disclosed to Notre Dame College via these Web sites becomes the property of Notre Dame College. Under no circumstances will Notre Dame College share this information with any third parties for the dissemination of unsolicited advertising or promotional material of any kind, or for any other purpose not expressly listed above.

Security

This Web site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control.

Disclaimer Regarding Outside Web Sites

The Notre Dame College web site contains links to other independently run web sites within the Notre Dame College network and to some sites outside the notredamecollege.edu domain. Notre Dame College is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.