Last updated: June,2018
Life University strictly abides by the provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). All members of the University community are trained on the components of FERPA and its regulations. Refer to the Life University FERPA policy, which can be found at https://www.LIFE.edu/academic-pages/registrar/ferpa/.
Information We Collect And How We Use It
Information You Provide To Us
While using our Services, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may includeinformation that can directly or indirectly be used to personally identify you, including, but not limited to, your email address, name, phone number, postal address, or other information (“Personal Information”). We collect this information for the purpose of identifying and communicating with you, responding to your requests/inquiries, servicing your purchase orders, and otherwiseimproving our services. Other examples of how we collect information you provide to us include:
- In the course of our application processes for both admissions and employment purposes;
- As part of our fundraising and advancement activities, including obtaining and processing information as part of our efforts in soliciting and collecting contributions and in-kind donations (more information about the specific uses of your information in our advancement activities can be found here);
- Through hosting events and having participants register and submit Personal Information in the course of their participation;
- As we receive and respond to email, texts and other digital communications;
- Through data sharing with vendors and partners, (e.g., those processing payments for the institution, other academic program partnerships , including study abroad, companies that are hosting or storing data on our behalf etc.);
This is not an exhaustive list of how we collect data that you provide to us. Please be advised that as an educational institution that provides health care services, we collect and process your data in ways germane to our standard business processes for providing educational and health care services.
Google Analytics is a service that is provided by Google Inc. We use Google Analytics to provide us with analysis of usage of our Services.
You can opt-out from Google Analytics service from using your information by installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser tool: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.
If you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some features of our Service and we recommend that you leave them turned on.
Google AdWords is a remarketing service provided by Google Inc. We use Google AdWords to market our services to:
- those who may have an interest in our services based upon their search queries matching our keywords.
- those who may have an interest in our services based upon the pages they have visited on our site.
Google or other third parties may show you ads based upon these criteria, using cookies to determine the ads to display.
You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize the Google Display Network ads by visiting the Google Ads Settings page: http://www.google.com/settings/ads.
Google also recommends installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on – https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout– for your web browser. Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on provides visitors with the ability to prevent their data from being collected and used by Google Analytics. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.
Do Not Track Disclosure
We support Do Not Track (“DNT”). Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked. You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.
Opt-out From Direct Marketing
We do not share your information with third parties for the purposes of directly marketing their goods and services to you unless you first agree to our sharing your information. If you would like to change your preferences, please click here.
We may employ third-party companies and individuals to facilitate our Services, to provide the Serviceson our behalf, to perform Service-related services and/or to assist us in analyzing how our Servicesis used. These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform specific tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use your information for any other purpose.
We may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send or by contacting us.
Compliance With Laws
We will disclose your Personal Information where required to do so by law or subpoena or if we believe that such action is necessary to comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement or to protect the security or integrity of our Service.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, and we strive to implement and maintain reasonable, commercially acceptable security procedures and practices appropriate to the nature of the information we store, in order to protect it from unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification or disclosure. However, please be aware that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, and we are unable to guarantee the absolute security of the Personal Information we have collected from you.
Links To Other Sites
Only persons age 18 or older have permission to access our Services. Our Services donot address anyone under the age of 13 (“Children”). We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you learn that your Children have provided us with Personal Information, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Information from a children under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
Rights Of Those Providing Personal Information From The European Union
If you are accessing the Services from the European Union and providing Personal Information to us, then you have certain additional rights. These rights can be somewhat complicated and are subject to certain exceptions or limitations. We encourage you to review the relevant law – the E.U.’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) or to contact us with any questions you might have regarding these rights.
If you are providing personal information to us from the European Union, you have the following rights:
- Rights to access your personal information;
- Rights to restrict how we are processing your personal information;
- Rights to rectify, or correct, your personal information;
- Rights to have us erase your personal information;
- Rights to object to our processing your personal information;
- Rights to withdraw your consent to our processing your personal information; and,
- Rights to “data portability”.