Privacy Policy Statement

This policy is effective as of September 1, 2008.

This is the Web site of Augustana College. Our postal address is 2001 S. Summit Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57197. We can be reached via e-mail at privacy@augie.edu or you can reach us by telephone at 605.274.0770.

Augustana College strives to ensure the privacy and accuracy of your confidential information. In order to establish and maintain our relationship with you, we require you to provide us with information that personally identifies you ("Personal Information"). Personal Information may include (i) contact data (such as your first and last name, home or other physical address, email address, and telephone number), and (ii) financial data (such as your credit card number).

Choice/Opt-out

For each visitor to our Web page, our Web server automatically recognizes only the visitor's domain name, but not the e-mail address. However, e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail are automatically recognized. We also collect aggregate information on what pages visitors access or visit; and information volunteered by the visitor, such as survey information and/or site registrations. If you do not want to receive e-mail or periodic mailings from us in the future, please let us know by writing to us at the above address.

Cookies

Cookies are small files that may include a unique identifier that is sent from our Web server to your Web browser and is stored on your hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Cookies may be required to use certain services on the Web site. We use cookies to store visitor preferences and record session information, such as items that visitors add to their shopping cart.

Disclosure of Data

The confidential data you submit is encrypted using industry-standard SSL encryption. Furthermore, all of the customer data we collect is protected against unauthorized access and is never sold, traded or rented for commercial purposes to other organizations. Augustana may disclose nonpublic personal information about its customers to non-affiliated third parties with whom it has contracted to perform services on its behalf, such as printing, mailing, and data processing services. Augustana may also disclose nonpublic personal information about its customers as permitted or required by law.

Updates to this Privacy Policy

With respect to Ad Servers: We do not currently partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies.

From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future, we will post the policy changes to our Web site to notify you of these changes. If we are going to use visitors’ personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection, we will notify visitors by posting a notice on our Web site for 30 days prior to using that data. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our Web site periodically.

Corrections/Updates

Upon request, we provide site visitors with access to their contact information (e.g., name, address, phone number) and a description of information that we maintain about them. Visitors can access this information and have this information corrected by calling us at the above telephone number.

Security

With respect to security: When we transfer and receive certain types of sensitive information such as financial information, we redirect visitors to a secure server.

Third-Party Sites

Through the Web site, you may be introduced to a variety of third-party vendors and sites. The privacy policies of these third parties are not under our control. The use of any information that you may provide to any third party will be governed by the privacy policy of the operator of the site that you are visiting, which may differ from ours. Because we do not control the privacy policies of our business affiliates or any other sites to which we may provide hyperlinks, we recommend you review the privacy policy of the site you are visiting. If you cannot find that site's privacy policy, or if you are uncertain about the entity to which you are providing your information, you should contact that site directly for more information. Augustana College is not responsible for the content or privacy policies of these third-party sites.

Contacting the Web Site

If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at the above address or phone number.