The Site collects two general types of information: (a) information you voluntarily provide to the College, which may include personal information (such as your name, address, e-mail address, etc.); and (b) information that is collected automatically when you visit this Site through cookies, third party tracking technologies and server logs.
Information Voluntarily Provided by You through the Site
This Site will only collect personal information that you knowingly and voluntarily provide by responding to surveys, completing membership forms, sending e-mails, etc. Generally, it is this Site’s practice to use personal information only for the purposes for which it was requested and any additional uses specifically stated on the Site. However, information collected through this Site may be subject to the College's obligation to respond to subpoenas, court orders, discovery requests, and requests for public records under the Michigan Freedom of Information Act. The College may also access or permit access to information collected through this Site in accordance with and subject to the limitations of the College’s Acceptable Use Policy. Although this Site has security measures in place to protect personal information provided to us by users, users should also take steps to protect personal information by, for example, closing all web browsers after using the Site. Information disclosed in chat rooms, news groups, forums, message boards and similar contexts may become public. Users should, therefore, exercise caution before disclosing personal information in such contexts.
Information the Site Collects Automatically
Third Party Tracking Technology
This Site uses Google Analytics, Siteimprove, and third-party advertising platforms. This Site uses a tracking technology within Google Analytics and Siteimprove to obtain Site usage information such as users’ Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, Internet domain and host names, browser software, and the date and time that the Site is visited, which may be considered personal data in some jurisdictions. Data from Google Analytics and Siteimprove allows us to monitor the use of this Site, understand how users find our Site, and improve the Site’s function and content. Site usage data collected through Google Analytics and Siteimprove is not shared with other entities.
Our web servers routinely generate logs that contain the following types of information each time the Site is used:
- The date, time and length of your visit.
- The path taken through our Site, files downloaded, and the browser/operating system being used.
- The Internet Protocol Address of the computer accessing our Site.
- Any errors encountered.
This information is used primarily to monitor the functioning and integrity of the Site and other LCC websites.
Updating Personal Information
You may correct, update, or remove the personal information provided to LCC through the use of the Site by contacting the LCC Help Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Site may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that the College does not control or claim any responsibility for the privacy practices or content of other sites linked through the Site. Please read the privacy statements of each website you visit.
When you submit information to LCC, or you use this Site and other services, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of that information as described in this Privacy Statement. Please note that other LCC sites may adopt different privacy practices as their specific needs require.
Information Submitted to LCC
LCC collects and processes personal information (including certain Sensitive Information, as defined in the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)) that is submitted to LCC from individuals who are, for example, applying for admission to the College, enrolled in the College, employed with the College, or are alumni of the College. LCC processes such personal information as necessary in the exercise of the College's legitimate interests, functions, and responsibilities as a public higher education research institution. LCC may use information collected from students, alumni, faculty, staff and prospective employees to register and enroll persons in the College, manage student and employee accounts, provide academic advising, deliver education programs, analyze and improve education programs, outreach, make regulatory reports, comply with accreditation requirements, and other related College processes and functions. LCC may also use information to conduct general demographic and statistical research to improve College programs. LCC may share information with third parties who have entered into contracts with the College to perform functions on behalf of the College, subject to the obligation of confidentiality and safeguarding from unauthorized disclosure.
Retention of Your Information
Your information will be retained by LCC in accordance with applicable federal laws, state laws, and the retention periods in the College's record retention schedules.
Rights for Data Subjects in the European Union
If you provide information directly to LCC from a location in the European Union, you consent to the transfer of your personal information outside the European Union to the United States. To the extent applicable, the European Union's GDPR grants data subjects in the European Union the right, in certain circumstances, to request access to, a copy of, rectification, restriction in the use of, or erasure of your information. Your requests pursuant to the GDPR will be subject to the retention periods of applicable federal and state law. The GDPR provides further information about your rights. You also have the right to lodge complaints with your national or regional data protection authority. If you are inclined to exercise rights under the GDPR, please contact the LCC Help Desk at email@example.com.
LCC uses appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your information when you transmit it to the College and when the College stores it on its information technology systems.
Changes to Privacy Statement
LCC may update or change this policy at any time. Your continued use of the College’s website and any third party applications after any such changes indicates your acceptance of these changes.
Questions and feedback
Your questions, comments, and concerns are always welcome. Please send your feedback regarding the privacy statement or any other issues to the LCC Help Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org.