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Privacy and Terms of Use Policy

This is a website of Abraham Lincoln University (hereinafter “University”).

 

University staff can be reached at info@alu.edu or by telephone at 213-252-5100. The University postal address is: 3530 Wilshire Blvd. Suite #1430, Los Angeles, CA 90010.

 

The University understands the importance of protecting the privacy of applicants and students. The privacy policies which follow (hereinafter “Privacy Policy”) explain what data the University collects from visitors to its website and how that information may be used. This Privacy Policy will be continually assessed against new technologies, business practices and our customers’ needs.

 

The University is the sole owner of the information it gathers on its website. It will only share collected information with outside parties in ways that are described in this Privacy Policy or if it is required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary in order to conform to the edicts of the law, cooperate with law enforcement agencies, or comply with a legal process served on the University.

 

Access to and use of this website is available only to United States residents who can form legally binding contracts under applicable law. If you do not qualify, you may not use the web site. In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, no one under 13 years of age can use the web site. If you are a minor between the ages of 13 and 18, you may use the site only in conjunction with your parent, legal guardian or other responsible adult.

 

No part of this website may be reprinted, reproduced, transmitted, stored in a retrieval system, or otherwise utilized, in any form or by any means electronic or mechanical, including photocopying or recording, now existing or hereinafter invented, without prior written permission of the University. Permission for a current or prospective student to download and/or print out a copy of catalogs for personal use only is hereby granted. Question, comments and/or concerns regarding the website functions should be directed to info@alu.edu.

 

As described below, some of your personally identifiable information will be used by the University for the purpose of contacting you regarding the information that you have requested. By using the website, you expressly consent to the University’s use of your personal information and also to the disclosure to and use of this information in efforts to contact you and for continued marketing effort by the University and any agents charged with communicating with University customers and potential customers. You acknowledge that communications to, from and through this web site are not confidential. You agree that by submitting communications through this web site, no confidential, fiduciary, contractually implied or other relationship is created between you and this website other than pursuant to this Privacy Policy.

 

Information Collected and Use of Information
The University collects personally identifiable information that you voluntarily choose to disclose and aggregate information that is automatically collected when you visit the website.

 

Personally identifiable information refers to information that tells the University specifically who you are and is collected when you choose to request information from the University. This information can include your name, address, phone and fax numbers, current email address, programs of interest and other information you choose to provide. If you choose to correspond with the University through email, the University may retain your email address and messages together with staff responses. The University also may retain other types of information volunteered by the consumer, such as survey information and/or site registrations, payment information (credit card number and billing address) and more.

 

Like many websites, the University uses “cookies.” Cookies are small programs that the University transfers to your hard drive that allow the University to recognize you and to pass information about your website visit to different portions of this web site. If you do not want the University to use cookies, you can easily disable them by going to the toolbar of your web browser and clicking on the “help” button. Follow the instructions that will prevent the browser from accepting cookies, or set the browser to inform you when you receive a new cookie. In addition, you may visit this and other websites anonymously through the use of utilities provided by other private companies.

 

The University uses Mouseflow, a web analytics service, which may record mouse clicks, mouse movements, scrolling activity and other user behavior on the site.

 

Aggregate information is automatically provided by your computer and cannot be tied back to you as a specific individual. Examples include:

 

  • Referral data (the web sites you visited just before and just after the web site)
  • Date and time of your visits
  • Pages viewed and time spent at the web site
  • Browser and platform type (e.g., a Webkit browser on a Windows platform)
  • Internet Protocol (IP) address. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer on the Internet.
  • Third party vendors, including Google, show our ads on sites on the internet. This includes Google remarketing.
  • Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to your website.
  • Users may opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page.

 

The University may use and store your information for the purpose of communicating with you about the educational opportunities and products offered by our school and to send you updates if and when they become available. The University may also use personal information for purposes of administering business activities, providing customer service, and making other products and services available to customers and prospective customers.

 

Occasionally, the University may also use the information collected to notify you about important changes to the web site, new services and special offers. If you provide the University with full address information you may be added to one of the University’s mailing lists from which you may opt out at any time by emailing: info@alu.edu.

 

The University uses Remarketing with Google Analytics to advertise online. Third-party vendors, including Google, show University ads on site across the Internet. The University and third-party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on visitors’ previous visits to the website. Visitors can opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting Google’s Ads Settings. Alternatively, visitors can opt of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/.

 

The University uses email links located on the “Contact Us” page and other areas of the site to allow interested parties to contact the University directly with any questions or comments. University personnel read every message submitted and attempt to reply promptly. This information is used to respond directly to questions or comments. The University may also file such questions or comments to improve this website and University systems and procedures. The University may share your information with third party service providers for the sole purpose of communicating with you regarding educational programs and services. The University cannot and do not make any representations about the practices and policies of these companies, and they are not subject to the Privacy Policy. Because the University values your privacy, the University has taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. The University therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

 

The University will not sell any of this information to third parties without the advance explicit permission of the applicant/student. However, in the normal course of business, it may share such information with employees assisting an applicant or student, as well as regulatory, licensing, and accrediting agencies acting within the scope of their responsibilities.

 

Electronic Group Participation Activities
During the course of study at the University, students may be participating in online University Course Forums, Discussions or Chat sessions, Electronic Classrooms, and other group activities. During such activities, a student’s name will be viewable by classmates, faculty members, and administration.

 

Privacy Policies of Other Websites
This site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that once you leave the site and enter another website, this Privacy Policy is no longer in effect. The University is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. Readers are encouraged to review the privacy statement of any website that they may visit.

 

Privacy Precautionary Warning
It should be noted that no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. As a result, the University cannot guarantee the security of the information that is transmitted via its online services. However, a digital certificate has been installed on this website and SSL encryption is in place for all application forms submitted electronically. This encryption/security software is used to safeguard the confidentiality of personal information and provides a limited degree of protection against unauthorized access or disclosure, as well as accidental loss, alteration or destruction.

 

Reservation of Rights
The University reserves the right to access and/or disclose the user information discussed herein (including personal information) as required by courts, regulators, administrative agencies or accrediting bodies and to the extent required to permit the University to investigate suspected fraud, harassment or other violations of law or its usage policies. Also, the University reserves the right to access and/or disclose the user information discussed herein, including personal information, to a successor entity in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, sale of assets or other corporate change respecting the website.

 

Consent
By using this site, you signify your consent to the collection, use and storage of your personal and non-personal information as described in this Privacy Policy. You further authorize the export of personal information to the United States and its storage and use as specified in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy and all legal obligations of the University are subject to the laws of California and the United States, regardless of the location of any user. Any claims or complaints must be filed in the State of California.

 

Notification of Changes
If the University intends to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection through this website, it will notify the parties via email. They would then have a choice as to whether or not the University may use the information in this different manner. In addition, if it makes any material changes in the privacy practices that do not affect user information already collected through the website, the University will post a prominent notice in this section of our website notifying users of the change.

 

Effective Date
The effective date of this Privacy Policy is July 1, 2013 (amending the privacy policies effective since July 10, 2008).

 

Contacting the University regarding the Privacy Policy:
If you wish to learn more about this Privacy Policy, access your personally identifiable information contained on our website or to report a concern, please contact us using the provided contact information in this Privacy Policy.

 

If you are requesting access to personally identifiable information, you will be required to provide identification information to assure that this information is not released to others.

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