Emerson College is respectful towards the preservation and protection of the privacy of those individuals who visit its websites. It is possible to visit Emerson’s websites without self-revealing any personal information. There are, however, certain features and advanced functions on Emerson’s websites, for which it is necessary that Emerson requests and receives personal information from the visitor, in order for the features and functions to be properly utilized. Should you decide to provide Emerson College with personal information, the College will limit the use of your personal information to College business and will not disclose it to persons or entities unaffiliated with the College unless
- You have expressly granted your permission to do so, or
- Disclosure is necessary to enforce College policy, or
- The College is required to disclose in order to comply with State law, Federal law or other legal process.
I. Information Gathering
Emerson College may use or disclose your IP address, and data connection-specific information, to help us diagnose problems with our servers and to administer our websites by identifying
- Which parts of our site are most heavily used, and
- Where our audience comes from, both internal and external to the Emerson College data network.
III. Individual Accounts
Certain Emerson College websites allow individuals to create and maintain individualized 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 for all activities that originate from their accounts.
IV. Security Measures
Emerson College follows industry-standard security measures, to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.
V. Third-Party Linked Sites