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PRIVATE POLICY & LEGAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

TERMS OF USE

Blue Cliff College Privacy Policy and Terms of Use
Access to and use of Blue Cliff College, including chat rooms and discussion groups when available through Blue Cliff College websites are subject to the following terms, conditions and privacy policy.

Privacy Policy
At Blue Cliff College, we share your concerns about privacy. We have created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for Blue Cliff College websites.

IP Address
We log all connections to our web servers. Those log files include your IP address. An IP address is NOT personally identifiable information, but general information about your location, connection to the Internet, and your Internet Service Provider. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer the Sites.

Cookies
"Cookies" are small pieces of information stored in a user's browser that give that user a unique identification. If you are accessing our protected content, we will use cookies for authentication purposes only. All cookies are established on a per session basis, and are not permanently stored on your machine.

Contact Form
This Sites' contact form request that users provide contact information (such as their name, mailing address, telephone number and e-mail address). We use this contact information to send the visitor additional information about our schools. A visitor's contact information may also be used by us to contact the visitor directly. We do not sell or rent your contact information to third parties except when required to disclose such information by law or in response to a request from a law enforcement agency or authority.

In compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, 15 U.S.C., §§ 6501-06 and 16 C.F.R., §§ 312.1-312.12, our Sites do not permit children under 13 years of age to become users, and we do not collect information from children. By using our Sites, you represent that you are not under 13 years of age.

Except with regard to any contact information you may provide us via the Blue Cliff College websites, all comments, feedback, information or materials submitted to Blue Cliff College through or in association with this website (collectively, "Feedback") will be considered non-confidential and the property of Blue Cliff College. By submitting such Feedback to Blue Cliff College, you agree that you assign to Blue Cliff College without charge, all worldwide rights, title and interest, including copyrights and other intellectual property rights, in and to the Feedback. Blue Cliff College shall be free to use such Feedback on an unrestricted basis."

Security
The Sites have security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control; however, Blue Cliff College does not guarantee the performance or
adequacy of such security measures.

Links
W3Schools contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites. This privacy document applies only to W3Schools. These links are provided to you only as a convenience, and inclusion of a link does not imply endorsement of the Linked Site by the Company or any association with its operators.

Indemnification
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Company, its officers, directors, employees, agents, affiliates and strategic partners from and against any claims, actions or demands, arising or resulting from your use of the Web Site or your breach of the terms of this Agreement. The Company shall provide notice to you promptly of any such claim, suit or proceeding and reasonably assist you, at your expense, in defending any such claim, suit or proceeding.

STUDENT PRIVACY

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
Under the authority of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99), students have the right to examine certain files, academic records and documents maintained by the College, which pertain to them. This law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education.

  1. The Registrar supervises records. Students may request a review of their records at the Registrar’s office. Such review will be allowed during regular business hours under appropriate supervision. A copy of the records may be obtained for a fee of $1 per page. When grades are included, the transcript fee applies.
  2. Students may request that the School amend its education records on the grounds that they are inaccurate, misleading, or in violation of their right to privacy.
  3. Challenging records for purposes of correcting or deleting any of the contents must be done in writing with the reason fully stated. Grades and course evaluations can only be challenged on the grounds that they are improperly recorded. Challenges must be made within 90 days of the student’s last date of attendance. The procedure is:
    1. The Director of Education and/or Campus Director will review the written challenge and meet with the student to allow the student a full and fair opportunity to present evidence relevant to the disputed issues. The School Director will then make the final recommendation.
    2. A copy of the challenge and/or written explanation of the contents will then be included as part of the student’s permanent record.
    3. “Directory Information” listing name, address, telephone number, date and place of birth, program of study, dates of attendance and diploma/degree awarded may be provided to third parties by the school unless the request to omit such information is presented in writing within 10 days of enrollment.
    4. The following items are exempt from the Privacy Act (ACT):
      1. All Parents’ financial information and other financial need data.
      2. All Records about students made by teachers or administrators are maintained by and accessible only to the teachers or administrators.
      3. All Campus security records.
      4. All Employment records for school employees who are not also current students.
      5. All Records compiled or maintained by physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists or other recognized professionals and paraprofessionals acting or assisting in such capacities for treatment purposes and which are available only to persons providing the treatment.
    5. The College will not disclose academic, personal, or financial information to any entity or individual outside the college without first receiving a written release from the student, unless permitted by the ACT, with the exception of the accrediting commissions and government agencies as authorized by law.