AlumniGuide.org Privacy Statement

Your privacy is important to the John W. Pope Center for Higher Education Policy (AlumniGuide.org). AlumniGuide.org has provided this Privacy Statement as means of explaining our online information practices and the options you have in the way your information is collected and utilized when you view web sites published by AlumniGuide.org.

Notification of Change:

AlumniGuide.org reserves the right to revise or change this policy at any time without notice. The AlumniGuide.org Privacy Statement will be kept up-to-date and posted on the AlumniGuide.org web site.

Use of "Cookies":

The AlumniGuide.org web site may use cookies to enhance your experience while using our Site. Cookies are pieces of information that some Web sites transfer to the computer that is browsing that Web site and are used for record-keeping purposes at many Web sites. Use of cookies makes Web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords, your personal preferences regarding your use of the particular Web site and to make sure you don't see the same material repeatedly.

Most web browsers are set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive any cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse acceptance of cookies or alert you when cookies are being sent. If you choose to refuse cookies, it is likely that some areas of our Site may not function properly when you view them.

Security:

We protect account information by placing it on a secure portion of our Site that is only accessible by certain qualified AlumniGuide.org staff. Transmission of any data over the Internet is not 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we are not able to ensure or warrant the security of such information.

Other Web Sites:

Our Site contains links to Web sites not operated by AlumniGuide.org. AlumniGuide.org is not responsible for your experience at those sites. AlumniGuide.org does encourage you to read and understand the privacy statements and policies of these outside sites as they may be different from ours.

Use of Data and Information Collected by AlumniGuide.org:

AlumniGuide.org collects IP addresses from all site visitors. IP addresses are collected automatically from your computer and are not linked to personally identifiable information but provide aggregate data. Also collected are any personal information provided by you when you register at this site. AlumniGuide.org uses both the personal and aggregate data collected for multiple purposes. The data is used to improve the content of the web site, to customize the content and/or layout of the site for each individual user, and if requested, to provide information services by email to the user. The AlumniGuide.org will never sell or disclose your personal information to an outside third party except if required to by law.

Information from Children:

Our Site is intended for adults only and usage by children 13 and under is not intended. For that reason, we adhere to the 1998 Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). (For more information, please visit the Federal Trade Commission's COPPA site at http://www.ftc.gov/privacy/privacyinitiatives/childrens.html). If we learn the user submitting information to our site is a child we delete that information immediately.

Contacting Us:

If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, or about this web site please contact us:

By phone: 919-828-1400

By Email: Jenna Robinson

By mail:
The John W. Pope Center for Higher Education Policy
353 E. Six Forks Road
Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27609