Eastern Illinois University may request and collect some personal information from its website visitors and other digital platforms. For example, data may be collected if a visitor requests to be contacted, requests information about a particular program or activity, registers for a visit, requests access to a protected portion of the site, submits a form, or makes a payment.
In addition to any information collected from a visitor, our server and/or site gathers the following:
Other than what is described above, the university does not collect personal information about its website visitors unless they voluntarily provide that information.
Any information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each transmission.
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The university has implemented, in accordance with industry best practices, reasonable physical, technical, and administrative procedures to safeguard and secure information it collects online against unauthorized disclosure, loss, or misuse. The university has classified data according to its sensitivity and sets requirements for protection accordingly.
Despite the practices described above, the university cannot provide an absolute guarantee as to the security of any information transmitted through its website or digital properties.
Visitors are sometimes requested to sign up or log in in order to use some of our online services.
When a visitor enters their username and password, a cookie may be set identifying them as a logged-in user. This cookie is removed either when the user logs out or when a specified duration has passed since they last visited the site and their login expires.
Other than sharing your information with other appropriate university personnel and units to ensure the quality, functionality, and security of our website, or to manage your relationship with us, we will not disclose personally identifiable information except under the following circumstances:
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children's Online Privacy Protection Act); we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
In addition, the university may allow prospective students and others to provide their personal contact information to the university via these digital ad platforms. The university treats such information in accordance with this Digital Privacy Statement.
The information collected through the university’s sites is retained in accordance with the its Record Retention Policy.
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099