Student Privacy Protection
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KETTERING COLLEGE: PRIVACY STATEMENT FOR WEBSITES AND MOBILE APPLICATIONS
Thank you for visiting Kettering College. Our commitment is to protect your privacy as you engage with our websites and mobile applications. This privacy statement is designed to clarify the information we collect, how it’s used, your choices, and other important details about data gathered through our online services.
If you have any questions or comments about this privacy statement or the ways in which Kettering College uses the information we collect online, please do not hesitate to contact us using the contact information provided at the bottom of this statement.
Information you provide us:
We may ask for your name, email address, phone number, birth date, or financial details, depending on what you are doing. If you sign up for an event, we might ask whether you are a student or an alum. If you fill out a form, it should be obvious why we are collecting the information on the form. When you log in with your Kettering College ID, we collect your personal information and how you use our services.
Information Kettering College may collect from you:
We will explain why we need your personal information and how we will use it before you give it to us unless it’s obvious. We may automatically collect additional information about your visit to our Online Platforms, including pages you visit, your geographic location based solely on your Internet Protocol (IP) address, promotions with which you interacted, and other behaviors. This information is collected for the purpose of improving your overall visit to our Online Platforms by providing interest-based content.
When interacting with our services within social media, we may obtain information stored within social media or authorized by you to be collected by us within such social media. This information may include your contact information, email address, friend information, friends and pages with whom you have an association, and other information stored within social media.
We automatically collect technical information from devices such as computers or laptops, iPads, Chromebooks, tablets, Mobile Phones, and your web browser when you use our services. We automatically collect additional technical information from these devices and your web browser when you use our services (Apple ID, Mac ID, Email Address, IP Address, Device ID, etc.)
Information on your activities outside Kettering College services when you talk or post about us.
If you mention us in a social post, we may collect your social media handle.
Information on how you use our services:
We collect all your interactions when you browse around our website.
Information about you that we acquire from others:
We use this information to tailor ad campaigns that meet your interests.
Using personal information:
We use your personal information when we have a valid reason. Sometimes, we ask your permission to use your personal information, like when you subscribe to email newsletters. We use your personal information for these types of reasons:
- Deliver our services and send you information about them
- Process your requests
- Personalize our services and tailor them to your preferences
- Track data across devices
- Display advertising that is tailored to you
- Display relevant advertising from another company’s service
- Understand the services you use and how you use and share them
- Recommend services or content that might interest you
- Learn more about you from other data sources
For example, fundraising or recruiting volunteers.
Sharing personal information with other entities:
Here are examples of when we share it with others:
- You make something public, such as posting a comment the public can see.
- We use other companies to assist in delivering our services and supporting our mission.
- We may use other companies to process your personal information on our behalf. For example, sending you emails about our programs or analyzing data on how people use our services so that we can improve them.
- We share personal information across the college.
- We are permitted or required by law to share your information.
Retaining personal information:
If we have collected your personal information from our services, we store it in a variety of college records. College retention schedules list and describe the types of records we keep, including the record’s purpose and information content. Additionally, retention schedules provide guidance for how long records should be kept, based upon a review of the administrative, fiscal, legal, and historical values of the information within the records.