Privacy Policy & Legal Notice

(Description of privacy policy)

The information on this page is written to explain to our website visitors how we collect information and protect your personal privacy as you interact with North Central College (“NCC” or “College”) on the internet. We reserve the right to modify our policy at any time without any further notice and by using this website you agree to accept any changes that we make to this policy.

Background

NCC maintains its website to support its mission and to provide information about the College, its policies, campus facilities, and educational and other programs. NCC hopes this information is helpful and easy to use.

NCC is mindful that internet browsers are sensitive to issues of privacy, and NCC will take reasonable precautions to safeguard the personal information users provide to NCC. The information provided by users will only be used for internal NCC purposes.  

NCC makes efforts to ensure that its privacy policies and the applicable federal and state government policies are followed.  Information submitted on the website is maintained in a secure and confidential manner.

Access to this website is monitored. The requesting URLs, the device originating the request, and the time of the request are logged for access statistics and security purposes. Use of this website constitutes consent to both the monitoring, and the collection of such information.


The data that we collect

Personally identifiable information

Any information that a user voluntarily submits through forms or other direct interactions with the College, including a user’s name, address, contact and other information may be stored and used to personalize the interactions with the College. NCC will not share this information with third-parties for non-College business purposes and NCC does not store data such as credit card or social security numbers on the website.

Non-personally identifiable information

Non-personally identifiable information refers to any data that NCC collected based on aggregate browsing habits of our website visitors and device-specific data (i.e., a user’s web browser or IP address). NCC does not associate personally identifiable information with this data.

IP (internet protocol) address

NCC collects the IP address of any device that accesses its website, but the IP address is not linked to any personally identifiable information. NCC uses IP addresses to analyze broad trends for user behavior and troubleshoot issues on its server so that it can improve the website.

Cookies

Cookies are data tokens that are saved in a user’s browser when a user interacts with NCC’s website. This data provides the College information about your browsing habits, allowing NCC to personalize a user’s experience on NCC’s website. Cookies may be disabled by the user by changing the user’s browser settings.

Advertising and third-party services

NCC works with external third-party services to place ads that maybe seen on other websites, such as Facebook or Google. These third-party services use non-personalized data that is collected about a user’s browsing habits (for example the pages accessed and the links clicked) on our website in order to personalize your ad experience on other websites.  

More information about how to opt-out of third-party ad tracking is available at

http://www.aboutads.info/


Advertising opt-out

A user may manage the ads and privacy settings that are seen on Google at:
https://privacy.google.com

A user may also opt-out of any email communications from NCC by following the instructions in the emails received from NCC.

Social media

North Central College collects data about social media users who interact with its Facebook and Twitter pages. For more information on how to view a user’s rights and to change a user’s privacy settings, please visit the following links:
•    https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy
•    https://twitter.com/privacy

Security

The North Central College website (northcentralcollege.edu) is hosted in partnership with Pantheon.

Read about their commitment to security at (https://pantheon.io/security)

Contact info

Questions about NCC’s privacy policy can be sent to:

North Central College
30 N. Brainard St.
Naperville, IL 60540
Attn:  Chris Jones

or

websites@noctrl.edu

Disclaimer of liability

NCC maintains this website to support its mission and to be of service to its students and their parents, its faculty, staff, alumni, friends and supporters, as well as for general public use.

The trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos and other intellectual property in this site are owned by NCC and may not be used in any electronic, printed publication or other format without the express prior written permission of NCC.

NCC makes a reasonable attempt to ensure that the information on its site is accurate and up to date. NCC makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, reliability or completeness of the information, text, graphics, links or other items contained in this site or any site linked to or from NCC’s site.  NCC reserves the right to change programs, policies and services described in this site at any time without notice, and NCC will not be liable for any actual special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or inability to use, the materials in this site.

The views and opinions expressed by individual faculty, staff and students on personal webpages found within the NCC website are strictly those of the page authors.

For the user’s convenience, links are provided to other non-College sites. These links are for informational purposes only. NCC is not responsible for the content of these sites. NCC does not endorse or approve the entities operating these sites.

This website may be unavailable from time to time due to mechanical, telecommunication, software, hardware and third-party vendor failures. NCC cannot predict or control when such downtime may occur and cannot control the duration of such downtime.

Compliance with Legal Requirements

NCC does not discriminate against applicants, students, faculty or staff on the basis of race, religion, age, disabilities, national or ethnic origin, gender or sexual orientation, status as a veteran or any classification protected by local, state or federal law.