Privacy Policy

General. Point Park University (the "University") respects your privacy. The University wants you to understand the type of information which is collected, what the University does with the information, and the safeguards that the University has in place to protect the information. Before you submit any information to the University via this Website, the University strongly suggests that you read this Privacy Policy to understand how the University uses the information which you provide. By using or accessing this Website ("Website"), the Software ("Software"), Services ("Services"), and Content ("Content") provided therein, or otherwise accepting this Privacy Policy, you agree that you have read and understood this Privacy Policy, and fully agree to be bound by all of the terms and conditions in this Privacy Policy and Terms of Use Agreement, which may be modified from time-to-time by the University. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use Agreement, please do not use this Website. This Privacy Policy, together with the University's Terms of Use Agreement, constitutes the entire understanding between you and the University regarding the Website, Services, Software, and Content and supersedes and replaces any and all prior or contemporaneous agreements between you and the University.

Amendments. The University will post online any changes to its Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use Agreement. You can determine the date of the last change by noting the effective date of these documents. Your continued access to and usage of the Website, or use of the Services, Content, or Software contained therein, signifies your agreement to any such modifications to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use Agreement. We encourage you to periodically review the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use Agreement. You may at any time print, download and/or store a copy of the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use Agreement.

Personally identifiable information. "Personally identifiable information" is information about you, such as name, address, e-mail address, user name, etc. Providing personally identifiable information indicates your consent to the collection and use of your personally identifiable information as described in this Privacy Policy.

Collection and use of personally identifiable information. The University does not collect personally identifiable information without your authorization. Any personally identifiable information you provide is voluntary and is solely used to help fulfill a request you make using the Services, Content, or Software through the use or access of this Website. Examples of personally identifiable information include your account information such as your name, address, telephone number, etc. (which you provide when registering with the Website) and any other information which may be linked to your account. The University will not sell, rent, or share with any third party or individual your personally identifiable information except as necessary to help fulfill a request you have made using the Services, Content, or Software through the use or access of this Website (e.g., sending or otherwise transmitting to you the requested information or custom-tailoring your Website experience based upon your preferences). However, the University reserves the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law or as permitted by law when the University, in good faith, deems it necessary to protect its rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process.

Collection and use of non-personally identifiable information. The University collects non-personally identifiable information about your visit to the University Website. This information may include the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) that you just came from (whether this URL is on this Website or not), which URL you next go to (whether this URL is on this Website or not), what browser you are using, and your IP address. This information is primarily used by the University to analyze web traffic and to improve the functionality and content of the Website and does not contain any personally identifiable information which may belong to you or any other individual. However, the University reserves the right to disclose this information as required or as permitted by law when the University, in good faith, deems it necessary to protect its rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process.

Use of cookies (or other functionally equivalent technology) in the collection of personally and non-personally identifiable information. Certain features of the Website are only available through the use of cookies or functionally equivalent technology (collectively referred to as "cookies"). For example, cookies help reduce the number of times you need to enter in certain information while using the Website. Cookies can also assist in providing you with Content and Services that are targeted to your particular interests or preferences. Cookies also enable the University to collect information about your Website visit (as discussed above). Cookies are stored on your local machine, not on the Website's server. You are always free to decline cookies if your browser has this functionality, although if you do so, you may not be able to use certain features on the Website which are dependent on the information which those cookies collect, and you may be required to re-enter certain information more frequently during a session. If you do not want the University to collect the information about your Website visit, please set your browser to reject these cookies.

Protection of your information. The University exercises great care in protecting your personally identifiable information such as, but not limited to, your user registration, user login, user sessions, and electronic communications to and from the University. UNFORTUNATELY, NO DATA TRANSMISSION OVER THE INTERNET CAN BE GUARANTEED TO BE 100% SECURE. AS A RESULT, WHILE THE UNIVERSITY STRIVES TO PROTECT YOUR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION, THE UNIVERSITY IS NOT ABLE TO ENSURE OR WARRANT THE SECURITY OF ANY INFORMATION YOU TRANSMIT TO OR FROM THE WEBSITE.

Internally, the University restricts access to your personally identifiable information to those who require access in order to provide services in connection your requests or inquiries that you have provided via the Website.

Accessing, correcting, and updating your information. You may at any time request access to the personally identifiable information that the University has collected about you and you may request corrections or updates to that information. The University will make reasonable efforts to respond promptly to all such requests, but reserves the right to limit such requests.

Additional Information. This Privacy Policy only applies to information collected by the University. Any information you provide to, or that is collected by, third-party websites may be subject to the privacy policies of those websites, if any. The University encourages you to read any such privacy policies of any third-party websites you visit. It is the sole responsibility of such third parties to adhere to any applicable restrictions on the disclosure of your personally identifiable information. THE UNIVERSITY, its directors, officers, employees, agents, service providers and representatives shall not be liable for wrongful use or disclosure of your personally identifiable information by any such third party.