• Privacy Policy

    Effective Date: November 3, 2014

    At Remington College, (further referred to as "Remington College," "we," "us," and "our"), we remain dedicated to the protection of your privacy to give you a secure online experience as you visit us at www.remingtoncollege.edu and at the other websites as well as mobile optimized website that link to this privacy policy under our ownership that we use to provide information to you about our campuses, programs, and community efforts (collectively "Website").

    Remington College has been awarded TRUSTe's Privacy Seal, signifying that this Privacy Policy and its practices have been reviewed by TRUSTe for compliance with TRUSTe's program requirements, including transparency, accountability, and choice regarding the collection and use of your personal information. TRUSTe's mission, as an independent third party, is to accelerate online trust among consumers and organizations globally through its leading privacy trustmark and innovative trust solutions. If you have questions or complaints regarding our Privacy Policy or practices, please contact us at privacy@remingtoncollege.edu. If you are not satisfied with our response, you can contact TRUSTe here. This Privacy Policy and the TRUSTe program cover the Websites and mobile optimized website listed on TRUSTe validation pageand do not apply to the privacy practices behind the log in portions of Remington College's Website.

    Your trust is important to us, and we believe you have the right to know how information submitted through this Website is handled. You may visit most of our Website without providing personal information to us. At other times, we will need your personal information in order to provide you with services or information that you request from us. The only personal information that we collect about our Website visitors, however, is voluntary. This policy explains our data collection practices and use of your personal information with regard to such voluntary events.

    Unofficial Websites

    Official Websites will be signified by our Privacy Policy and copyright designation for all sites where you may be asked to provide us with personal information. You may find websites to which we have no editorial responsibility or control. Such websites are considered unofficial and include, but are not limited to, websites, web pages, social media, and related electronic mediums of our instructors, students, and other entities not formally acting on behalf of Remington College. Unofficial websites are not endorsed by Remington College, and they do not fall under our Privacy Policy. Please consult the privacy statements of those websites or seek information directly from the persons responsible for them to understand your privacy rights.

    Our Website contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by Remington College. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.

    We encourage you to be aware of when you leave our Website and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personal information.

    This Privacy Policy applies only to information collected by our Website.

    The Information We Collect

    Log Files

    As is true of most web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data.

    We do not link this automatically collected data to other information we collect about you.

    Tracking technologies

    Technologies such as: cookies, beacons, tags and scripts are used by Remington College and our marketing partners, affiliates, or 3rd party analytics service providers. These technologies are used in analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual as well as aggregated basis.

    We use cookies for lead generation to remember users' original lead source, the date of their initial visit, and internal testing values such that if we were performing an A/B test to better optimize our website, we would keep track of which version of the site the user was served. Users can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level. If you reject cookies, you may still use our site, but your ability to use some features or areas of our site may be limited.

    Our mobile optimized website does not ask for, access or track any location based information from your mobile device at any time while accessing our website.

    We use Local Storage Objects (LSOs) such as HTML5 to store content information. Third parties with whom we partner to provide certain features on our site or to display advertising based upon your Web browsing activity use LSOs such as HTML5 to collect and store information.

    We partner with a third party to either display advertising on our Web site or to manage our advertising on other sites. Our third party partner may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on this site and other sites in order to provide you advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests. If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you interest-based ads, you may opt-out by clicking here. Please note this does not opt you out of being served ads. You will continue to receive generic ads.

    Personal Information

    As a visitor to our Website and Mobile Website, you will see submission forms that may be referred to as "Contact Us," "Request More Info," or forms with similar phrasing and information-collection capability. Such forms offer you the ability to volunteer personal contact information such as your name, mailing address, email address, and phone number so that we may provide a proper response to your request. Specifically, we use your personal information for the following purposes:

    • To respond to you personally in order to provide you with the information that you requested from us;
    • To make our Website easier for you to use;
    • To help you quickly find the services that we offer;
    • To alert you with updated information and new services; and
    • To comply with applicable law.

    We will share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy policy. We are not in the business of selling your personal information. We may, however, share information with our subsidiaries, affiliates, and other third-party entities that we may retain from time to time to perform analytical and marketing functions on our behalf. Please review the "Third-Party Service Providers" section below for more information.

    We will retain your information for as long as your record is active, as needed to provide you with services, and as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements. To change, update, or request the deletion/deactivation of your information, please see the "Choice/Opt Out" section below.

    Public Forums

    Our Website offers publicly accessible community forums. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. To request removal of your personal information from our community forum, contact us at privacy@remingtoncollege.edu. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.

    Third-Party Service Providers

    We may rely on third-party providers to perform a variety of services on our behalf. In so doing, we may need to share your personal information with them. Please note, however, that we share such personal information only as is necessary for our providers to perform their services, which in turn allows us to be more efficient in our business and in our ability to better serve you. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.

    For example, we may rely on a service provider to:

    • Make initial contact with you;
    • Host our sites and deliver our email and mobile messages;
    • Analyze data, sometimes combined with other sources, to send more targeted communications to you; or
    • Conduct research and analyze data to improve our services and Website.

    Other Situations

    Additionally, we may disclose your personal information:

    • If Remington College is sold to another company: You will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Website of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as about any choices you may have regarding your personal information;
    • Where permitted by law, to protect and defend the rights and property of Remington College; or
    • When required to do so by law, such as to comply with a subpoena or similar legal process.

    Testimonials/Comments/Reviews

    We may post testimonials/comments/reviews on our Website, which may contain personal information. We do, however, obtain consent prior to posting any testimonial. To request the removal of your information from our testimonials/comments/reviews section, please contact us at privacy@remingtoncollege.edu.

    Surveys

    From time to time, we may provide you with the opportunity to participate in surveys on our Website. If you participate, we will request certain personal information from you. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary, and you have a choice as to whether or not to disclose such information. The requested information typically includes contact information (such as name and address) and demographic information (such as ZIP code).

    We use this information to monitor site traffic, personalize the site, send participants an email newsletter, and for other business purposes.

    We may use third-party service providers to conduct these surveys, and those providers are prohibited from using our users' personal information for any other purpose. We will not share the personal information you provide through a survey with other third parties unless we give you prior notice and obtain your consent.

    Social Media Features

    Our Web site includes Social Media Features, such as the Facebook and Twitter buttons. These Features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

    FERPA

    As participants in federal Title IV funding programs, our students have the right to privacy with regard to educational records pursuant to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). While such records are not governed specifically by this Privacy Policy, our students have the right to access their individual records, seek amendment of their records, and control, with limited exception, how education records are disclosed to third parties. For more information on privacy rights under FERPA, please visit the United States Department of Education's website, at www.ed.gov.

    Children's Privacy

    The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) governs the collection of personal information with regard to children under the age of 13. Our Website is not structured to attract children; therefore, we do not knowingly intend to collect information from any child under 13 years of age.

    Changes in Privacy Policy

    In legal terms, our Privacy Policy shall not be construed as a contractual promise, and we reserve the right to amend this policy at any time without notice. If we make material changes to this policy that may affect the user, we will notify you by means of a notice on our home page prior to those changes taking effect. We encourage you to periodically review that page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

    California Privacy Rights California Civil Code ยง 1798.83, also known as the "Shine The Light" law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us once per year, free of charge, information about the personal information (if any) we have disclosed for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. If applicable, this information would include a list of the categories of personal information that were shared and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared information in the preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to:

    Remington College
    Attn: Privacy Officer
    500 International Pkwy., Suite 200
    Heathrow, Florida 32746

    Choice/Opt Out

    If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter and promotional communications, you may opt out of receiving them by following the unsubscribe instructions included in each newsletter or communication or by emailing us at privacy@remingtoncollege.edu.

    Data Security, Breach, and Notification

    The convenience and efficiency of the Internet and online data collection does not go unnoticed by persons who seek to breach online security measures in order to engage in identity theft and other unlawful activity. In the event of such an occurrence, we will analyze the breach to determine whether it requires the involvement of law enforcement authorities and requires notice to you pursuant to state or federal law.

    Unfortunately, regardless of the measures taken to secure online privacy, no data transmission can be guaranteed 100 percent of the time. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot warrant the security of the information provided to us online. By visiting our Website, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

    Access

    If your personal information changes, you may correct, update, amend, delete, remove, or deactivate it by emailing our Customer Support at privacy@remingtoncollege.edu or by contacting us via the contact information listed below.

    Contacting Us

    For more information, or if you have questions or concerns regarding our Privacy Policy or you no longer wish to receive any direct communications from Remington College (including email), you may email us at privacy@remingtoncollege.edu, or you can reach us by mail at:

    Remington College
    Attn: Privacy Officer
    500 International Pkwy., Suite 200
    Heathrow, Florida 32746

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