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Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the Goldey-Beacom College website and reviewing our Privacy Policy. This statement addresses collection, use, security of and access to information that may be obtained through use of the Goldey-Beacom College Website. This Privacy Policy also covers links contained on the College Website to the following GBC sites: Campus Web, GBC Email, and NetPartner. Goldey-Beacom College takes your privacy seriously. Our privacy policy covers the following topics:

Information Collected and How it is Used

Goldey-Beacom College collects personal information when you request a catalog, apply to Goldey-Beacom College, and when filling out any form on the Goldey-Beacom College website.

Goldey-Beacom College automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP Address, operating system, and the page you request.

Goldey-Beacom College uses information for the following general purposes: to improve the content of our website and educational services; to help us understand how people are using our services; to troubleshoot problems; and provide anonymous reporting for internal use.

Personal Information and Choice

You may choose whether to provide personal information online.

"Personal information" is information about a natural person that is readily identifiable to that specific individual. Personal information includes such things as an individual's name, address, and phone number. A domain name or Internet Protocol address is not considered personal information.

Goldey-Beacom College does not collect personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us by sending email, participating in a survey, or completing an online form. Your decision not to participate in these activities will not impair your ability to browse Goldey-Beacom College's website and read or download any information provided on the site, with the exception of areas of the Goldey-Beacom College website restricted to students and faculty. If you choose to not use online applications, forms, or services, you still have the ability to contact Goldey-Beacom College by mail, fax, or telephone. Please refer to the Contact Information section.

Nondisclosure of Certain Personal Information

Goldey-Beacom College may request you to provide certain confidential information in order to use specific online services. You may choose not to provide this information, but if you choose not to provide it, we will be unable to provide you access to these online services, and you will have to use traditional methods such as personal contact, fax, or mail.

Review and Correction of Personally Identifiable Information

You can review any personally identifiable information Goldey-Beacom College collects about you by using the information in the Contact Information section at the end of this notice. You may recommend changes to your personally identifiable information you believe to be inaccurate by submitting a written and signed request that explains the inaccuracy. Goldey-Beacom College will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

Cookies and Applets

To better serve our users, Goldey-Beacom College may use "cookies" to customize your browsing experience with Goldey-Beacom College's website. Cookies are simple text files stored on your computer by your web browser.

Cookies created on your computer by using this website do not contain personally identifiable information and do not compromise your privacy or security.

Applets are tools downloaded to your computer to work with the software you have. Applets are intended to enhance your browsing experience by enabling access to information that your computer would otherwise be unable to access without the applet.

You are not required to use applets to browse this site. Choosing not to accept applets will not affect your general ability to browse this website and download information, but may adversely affect how information appears on your computer or your ability to view the information that the applet is intended to support.

Security

Goldey-Beacom College, as owner and manager of this website, has taken several steps to safeguard the integrity of its data and prevent unauthorized access to information maintained by Goldey-Beacom College. These measures are designed and intended to prevent corruption of data, block unknown or unauthorized access to our systems and information, and to provide reasonable protection of private information in our possession.

Disclaimer

The Goldey-Beacom College website has many links to other websites. These include links to websites not operated by Goldey-Beacom College. When you link to another site, you are no longer on the Goldey-Beacom College website and this Privacy Policy will not apply. When you link to another website, you are subject to the privacy policy of that new site.

Goldey-Beacom College Contact Information

You may contact Goldey-Beacom College as follows:

To review your personal information or request correction of your personal information:

Registrar's Office
Goldey-Beacom College
4701 Limestone Road
Wilmington, DE 19808
registrar@gbc.edu

To offer comments about Goldey-Beacom College's website or about the information presented in this Privacy Policy:

Webmaster
Goldey-Beacom College
4701 Limestone Road
Wilmington, DE 19808
webmaster@gbc.edu