Our Commitment to Privacy
Umpqua Community College (UCC) is committed to protecting your personal privacy. We will never sell, give, or rent your name, email address, physical address, or other personally identifying information that you provide to use with any third party.
We make every effort to protect the personal information of those who visit the UCC websites. UCC has put in place multiple controls to safeguard and secure the information we collect online to prevent unauthorized access and ensure the correct use of information.
The Umpqua Community College websites use Google Analytics to help analyze how users use the sites. The tool uses “cookies,” which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors’ use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for Umpqua Community College. These tools provide anonymous data of website visitors and help us improve our web content to better serve our visitor’s needs. For more information see: Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting.
UCC and any third party will not use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any personally identifiable information of visitors to our website. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Neither Google or UCC will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifiable information from any source unless you explicitly submit that information via a fill-in form on our website.
Visitors can opt-out of Google Analytics using the opt-out browser add-on.
What We Collect
UCC may collect, but not limited to, the following information from visitors to our web site:
- Internet Protocol (IP) Address
- Type of browser and operating system used to access our site (Ex: Chrome, Edge, or Firefox)
- Date and time the user accessed our site
- Information regarding which UCC pages the user visited
- If another web site links to our site, we collect the URL of the other web site
- Information provided by the user in an online form, such as e-mail address
Disclosure of Information
If you choose to share personal information with UCC via email, or filling out an online form with personal information, we will use the information only for the purposes you authorized or in support of college programs.
UCC contracts with third party services to provide secure electronic payment options for various processes, such as paying the application fee or making tuition and fee payments. Each of these services is obligated to protect the privacy of individuals and ensure the highest level of security. Users are encouraged to read the privacy statements for the web pages that allow for the online payments.
Links to External Sites
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
In conformance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974, as amended, UCC gives students the right to inspect their educational records. For more information see: FERPA, Confidentiality & Release of Information.