Privacy Policy

Allen Community College is committed to protecting your privacy as we collect personal, nonpublic information via www.allencc.edu (the Website).  

Personal information refers to information that allows us to identify you. Examples of this information include your name, address, email address, etc. By using the Website, you consent to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy. This policy is subject to change at any time. 

Collection of Personal Information 

General use of the Website does not require you to provide any personal information. The College does not collect any personal information unless you voluntarily provide it by sending us email, participating in a survey, or completing an online form. 

Use of Information

The College uses personal contact information provided to us by users to communicate more effectively with those users. Personal information will not be disclosed, except as permitted by law, other than to our affiliates such as third-party website hosts which are contracted by the College for the purpose of serving our community. Your information will only be released to other parties if you request that we do so, if required by law, or in connection with any government or self-regulatory organization request or investigation. 

Use of Cookies

Cookies are non-personal data files shared by a user’s web browser and stored on a user’s hard drive. The Website will automatically collect and store these cookies to offer you a more personalized experience on our website based on your preferences and frequently accessed information. Cookies may be used by the Website to analyze user frequency, browser type, trends, and usage behavior to improve the site administration and enhance the online experience. Your browser can be adjusted to block cookies, but may limit the functionality of certain parts of the website. 

Security

The College is committed to protecting your personally identifiable information. When any of this information is provided through our website, the information is encrypted via the highest level of SSL (Secured Sockets Layer) available. Servers that store personally identifiable information are located in a secure environment with limited access. Credit card numbers are not stored on our website servers. 

Links to External Sites

The Website may contain links to other sites. The College is not responsible for the privacy practices of these sites. This policy does not pertain to the myAllen portal or the Canvas learning management system.

Contact Information 

If users have any questions or suggestions in regards to this policy or our website, please contact us at admissions@allencc.edu

Board Approved 5/10/22