Privacy Policy

Ursuline College Online Privacy Statement

Ursuline College has developed this privacy statement in order to explain our privacy practices related to information we collect on our website. Ursuline College’s website is developed in accordance with this privacy statement and adhere to the following sets of privacy principles. This statement applies to all information collected online through Ursuline College’s website.

Information Collected Online

Navigation Information: Ursuline College gathers navigational information about where visitors go on our websites. This information allows us to see which areas of our websites are most visited and helps us improve the quality of your online experience by recognizing and delivering more of the most desired features and services. Additional non-personally identifiable information (for example, domain type, browser version, service provider, and IP address) may also be collected, which will provide information regarding the general use of our websites.

Personally Identifiable Information: Personally identifiable information is requested from you when you use the services offered on our websites, such as applying online, scheduling campus visits, requesting information, submitting IT Help and Maintenance requests, updating your alumnuae profile, donating online, and when you contact us.

Categories of information collected online generally include your name, phone number(s), physical address, shipping address (if different), email address, credit and debit card information, and bank account information.

If you apply to Ursuline College, we will collect name, address, phone number(s), email address, gender, ethnicity, social security number, date of birth, high school information, GPA, standardized test scores, employment information, parent(s)’ name, address, email address, phone number(s), employment and education information.

When you provide or update your alumnae information, we will collect your name, address, phone number(s), email address, Ursuline College graduation year and degree information, employment information, spouse’s name, social security number, education and employment information, and any other information you choose to provide.

Treatment of Your Information

Your information will be used execute the immediate transaction and service(s) and for other business needs of Ursuline College related to the transaction or service. Ursuline College may use third party vendors to help us provide services to you, such as monitoring site activity, hosting the website, maintaining our database, administering and monitoring emails, processing credit card, debit card, and electronic check transactions, and processing employment and admissions applications. Otherwise, Ursuline College will not provide any of your personal information to third parties without your permission, and we will not sell any personal information to third parties for purposes of marketing, advertising or promotion.

Ursuline College may release account and other personal information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with law or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Ursuline College, our users, the website, or others.

International Visitors

If you are visiting the Ursuline College websites from a location outside of the U.S., your connection will be through and to servers located in the U.S. All information you provide to the Ursuline College websites or information you provide in an Ursuline College application will be maintained in web servers and/or internal systems located within the U.S.

Caution on Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to other websites. Please be aware that Ursuline College is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. The user is encouraged to be aware when they leave our website and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects information about you. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by the Ursuline College website.

Network Security

The information you provide to the website covered by this policy is protected in transit by using a network protocol called Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). Through the use of SSL, information being transmitted is encrypted or scrambled to make it extremely difficult for anyone who intercepts the information to read it. To further protect your personal and financial information, Ursuline College has contracted with a certified Internet commerce transaction service provider responsible for managing the interactions between the Ursuline College and its credit card processors. While we take these security measures on our websites, you should be aware that 100% security is not always possible.

Updates to Privacy Statement

If Ursuline College’s privacy guidelines change, such changes will be reflected on this page. By continuing to use our website after a change is posted, you agree to the applicable version of these guidelines. Please refer to this policy before making a transaction or sharing personal information.

Questions or Concerns

If you have questions or concerns regarding our privacy practices, please feel free to contact us at Institute4women@ursuline.edu.