VU Privacy Policy

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VU Privacy Policy

Vincennes University Privacy Policy

General

Vincennes University (“University”) is committed to protecting your privacy and personally identifiable information.  We do not sell, share, or lease this information to others in any way that is not disclosed in our privacy policy.

Personal Data

We will not collect any personally identifiable information about you, such as name, address, telephone number, or e-mail address through our site unless you have provided it to us voluntarily.

Visitor Privacy Expectations

As technology and cybersecurity threats are rapidly changing, the University cannot guarantee that the information transmitted over the internet is completely secure. The University makes every effort to protect the privacy of its visitors, however, the University cannot guarantee the security of information that visitors transmit over its websites or mobile apps and visitors transmit such information at their own risk.

Embedded Links

The University website may contain links to other sites. The University is in no way responsible for the content, availability, or privacy practices of external websites to which the University website may link. Visitors should be aware that third party websites are not bound by the University’s Policy and third party websites may or may not have privacy policies in place to protect their visitor information. The University is not responsible for the privacy practices of those websites not on the vinu.edu domain and visitors should carefully review the privacy policy of any third party website before using it or disclosing personal information to the provider.

Information Placed Automatically on Your Computer via a Web Browser

When you view our website, we may store some information on your computer in the form of a cookie. A cookie is a small data file that does not store any personally identifiable information. Cookies allow us to improve our website by providing information about how our website it used by those who visit the site.  You may configure your web browser to not accept cookies if you choose.

Use of Third-Party Services

In some cases, we may automatically collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. We use technologies, such as cookies and Facebook pixels, to analyze traffic to this site. We also share information about your use of our site with our trusted social media, advertising and analytics partners.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provides by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies (described above) to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information is generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including possibly your IP address) can be transmitted to and stored by Google. For more information, please visit Google’s Privacy Policy.

Children/Direct Notice to Parents

Our privacy policy is in accordance with the U.S. Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) and Family Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). The Vincennes University website has no intention of collecting any personally identifiable information from individuals under 13 years of age without parental consent.

Disclosure of Data Collected

Vincennes University may also share data as required by Indiana law or federal regulations or as a part of an effort to prevent or address security, technical, or fraud issues. Personal data may be released when necessary to protect rights, property, or safety.

The State of Indiana statutes govern Vincennes University’s public record obligations as stated in the Indiana Access to Public Records Act, Ind. Code § 5-14-1.5-1 et seq. as well as an applicable U.S. Federal laws. 

Policy Changes

The University may make changes to its Policy to comply with necessary legal and regulatory requirements, or in instances where the University upgrades or alters its technological services. The University recommends visitors review its Policy occasionally to familiarize themselves with any such changes or alterations.

Questions

Please email ithelpdesk@vinu.edu with any questions or concerns about this policy