Privacy Policy

Mount Ida College is committed to respecting your privacy. External users (this excludes users who are on the College network or College computers such as students, faculty and staff) can visit the official Mount Ida website without revealing any personal information. Should you choose to provide us with any personal information, it will only be used by Mount Ida to conduct official College business, and personal information obtained through the College’s Site will not be disseminated to any unaffiliated third party, except as required by law. Mount Ida does not sell, rent, loan, trade or lease personal information collected on this site. In order to maintain effective privacy practices, Mount Ida retains the right to update the policy without notice.

Information Collected Automatically

Our servers automatically collect information about your web browser, proxy, or firewall servers and other relevant information about your browsing server on our site. Please be aware that none of this information can be used by anyone to identify you. We use this information for statistical purposes and to help us make our site more useful to visitors. This information includes:

  • Your internet protocol (IP) address 
  • The browser type (Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc.)
  • Your computer’s operating system (Windows, Macintosh, etc.)
  • URLS of the websites you come to our website from
  • The pages on our website that you visit
  • Your country, territory, or region

Information You Provide to Us

Mount Ida College does not require you to provide personal information to visit our Site. However, you may choose to provide us with personal information through an email message, form, survey, etc. This information is used only to fulfill the stated purpose of your communication. Should the user provide Mount Ida with any personal information, we will use such information only to conduct College business and will disclose it only when such disclosure may be appropriate to comply with applicable law or to protect the rights, property, or the safety of visitors to Mount Ida’s website.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Mount Ida College complies with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), which generally prohibits the release of students’ education records without consent. FERPA only applies to currently enrolled students.

Cookies

Most of our web pages use “cookies,” small text files that we place on your computer or mobile device if you agree. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users on our Site, which helps us to provide you with a personalized experience. The use of cookies enables us to tailor the use of our Site to individual visitors, and to tell if the user has visited us before, so we can be aware of his or her interests for future visits. The Site can only access the information from a cookie sent by the Site. We cannot access other cookies sent by other sites. Additionally, we cannot learn your email address or any other information about you through the use of a cookie. The only way the College would learn such information is if you specifically submit that information. You may decline to accept cookies by the Site by selecting an option on your browser to disable cookies, but doing so could detract from the usability of our Site.

Individual Accounts and Passwords

Certain Mount Ida Sites allow individuals to create and maintain accounts. Where these sites are concerned, individuals have the responsibility of maintaining the confidentiality of their accounts and passwords, and for restricting access to their computers. Individuals agree to accept responsibility and repercussions for all activities that originate from their accounts.

External Links

Some Mount Ida Sites may contain links to external websites not owned by, or officially affiliated with, Mount Ida College in any way. If you use these links, be aware that Mount Ida College’s Privacy Policy does not apply to such third party sites.

Questions

If you have questions about the Privacy Policy, you can contact the Office of Marketing and Communications at digitalmarketing@mountida.edu.