Policies

 

Copyright
© 2014 St. Edward's University

Copyright Infringements
St. Edward's University complies with the provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. If you have a concern regarding the use of copyrighted material on any university web pages, contact the office designated to respond to reports alleging copyright infringement.

University Trademarks
The master signature of the university, Take on your world™, Topper and all related trademarks are the property of St. Edward's University. Any trademark which identifies or is associated with the St. Edward's University may not be used without prior expressed written permission from the marketing office. Other trademarks, service marks and trade names used on the university's websites are the property of their respective owners.

Protecting Your Privacy
St. Edward's University is committed to protecting your privacy. We use our website to expedite requests for additional information, admission applications, alumni membership and philanthropy. In doing so, we adhere to a privacy policy that ensures all personal data we receive through our site is processed and managed according to established best practices. Below is an overview of that policy, which includes details regarding:

  • What kind of information is collected
  • How the information is collected
  • How St. Edward’s uses the information

What We Collect
Our Undergraduate Admission, New College Admission, Graduate Admission and Athletics Offices collect personally identifiable information from potential students requesting additional information, such as university brochures and application packets, and those who elect to use our online admission applications or forms. This personally identifiable information includes, but is not limited to, names, addresses, birth dates and social security numbers.

Also, the Alumni and Advancement Offices collect personally identifiable information from potential donors requesting additional information and those who elect to use our online alumni community or the online giving form. This personally identifiable information includes, but is not limited to, names, addresses, birth dates and social security numbers.

How We Collect the Information
Online requests about admission to any academic program and enrollment applications are processed using secure servers. The information is then routed internally to the appropriate St. Edward’s University staff for follow-up. Access to this information is limited to university admission staff and university staff and faculty working on behalf of admission.

Likewise, online gifts made via this website are processed using secure servers. Access to this information is limited to solely to St. Edward’s University Advancement staff to ensure the privacy and proper stewardship of financial and other personal information.

Cookies
Cookies are small programs or files that allow computers to communicate through the Internet. The university uses cookies to help improve the online experience of site visitors by monitoring how they navigate the site and access certain functions. While these cookies are able to monitor visitor activity, they are not able to retrieve any information you do not provide yourself. Refusal to accept cookies will result in limited access to content or functionality.

We encourage you to send your questions and comments to webmaster@stedwards.edu. For your protection, do not include highly sensitive information, such as a social security number, in your email.

How We Use the Information
We do not share any personally identifiable information with university personnel or third parties who are not involved in admission processes and decision making.

Additionally, some information, such as gender, age, high school or hometown, may be used in the aggregate to help the university further its recruitment and outreach efforts and to analyze application trends. When information is used in aggregate form, personally identifiable fields are excluded.

In addition to following strict guidelines regarding the sharing of personally identifiable information, we do not and will not sell the names or information collected through the website.

Changing Submitted Information & Questions
If you need to update or change any information you have supplied as part of an inquiry or application to St. Edward’s, please contact us via e-mail or by phone at:

Undergraduate: email or call 512-448-8400 (toll free: 1-800-555-0164).
New College: email or call 512-428-1050
Graduate: email or call 512-428-1050

Questions
If you have questions regarding the practices outlined in this policy or would like more details, please send us an e-mail or call the university at 512-448-8400.

This privacy policy was last updated on June 13, 2011.

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