Your privacy is important to us
If you are located in the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein or Norway (the “European Economic Area”), please request additional information about ways that certain Black Hawk College Foundation may collect, use, and share information about you.
Information We May Collect.
Black Hawk College Foundation may collect certain Personal Information that you provide voluntarily when using the website. "Personal Information" includes information that can identify you as a specific individual, such as your name or address. "Personal Information" does not include anonymized, aggregate or statistical information. Under the following circumstances, Black Hawk College Foundation may collect the following Personal Information from you:
When you complete an online form to sign up for our e-newsletter, use our online contact form or other online registration forms we may offer on our website. At that time we may collect your name, home address, e-mail address, telephone number, and other information as you provide. Certain information is requested but not mandatory to provide. We will identify to you at the time of collection which information fields are required.
Other interactive tools or functions on our site may collect other personal information from you, but in each case the personal information being collected is clearly marked at the time of collection.
What do we use your information for?
We use the information we gather from you for systems administration purposes, abuse prevention, and to track user trends, and for the other purposes described in this policy. If you send us an email, the email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions. We will not share, sell, rent, swap, or authorize any third party to use your email address for commercial purposes without your permission.
User information may be shared with third-party vendors to the extent necessary to provide and improve web services or other communications to users. For example, we use third parties such as Chartbeat and Google Analytics to generate reports on site usage, web traffic, user behavior, and user interests in order to optimize our website for our visitors. We also use geographic, demographic, and interest-based reports of our website visitors to create custom audience lists. We prohibit any third parties who receive user information for this purpose from using or sharing user information for any purpose other than providing services for the benefit of our users.
We may also provide your information to third parties in circumstances where we believe that doing so is necessary or appropriate to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request; detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security, or technical issues; or protect our rights and safety and the rights and safety of our users or others.
How is this information collected and how can you opt out?
This site has reasonable security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure.
Black Hawk College Foundation strives to provide you with choices with regard to our use of your Personal Information. For example, although we may occasionally use your Personal Information to contact you regarding activities, events and/or services of Black Hawk College Foundation we think might interest you, you will be given instructions on how to opt out of receiving further communications of this nature by e-mail. Please note, however, that in such a case, you would still receive program-related messages and similar transactional communications by e-mail. In addition, as noted above, you will have the opportunity to choose not to receive marketing materials from third parties.
Log Files, Cookies and web beacons.
In addition, when you access the Site, certain non-personal information is automatically logged about your visit. This information may include your operating system, screen settings, Web browser software, and referring website, if any. It is used for system improvement and administration, security, statistical analysis purposes, and other internal business purposes.
This Site may use third party services for analytics purposes. These third party services collect information anonymously and reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. These third party services use their own cookies to track visitor interactions. Website owners can view a variety of reports containing aggregate information about how visitors interact with their website so they can improve their website and how people find it. We do not control these third party cookies and their use may be governed by the privacy policies of the third party services employing these cookies.
Links to other (third party) websites.