Privacy Policy

Information Practices

Greensboro College acknowledges that security and privacy are important issues for visitors to our website (the “Site”) and recognizes our obligations to keep your information secure and confidential.

The following Privacy Policy (“Policy”) details the standards “Greensboro College” uses to help protect information that personally identifies you. We may modify this Privacy Policy (“Policy”) at any time and without notice. By using the Site and providing us with your personally identifiable information, you consent to our collection and use of such information as described in this Policy.

For the purpose of this Policy, “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to “Greensboro College”, (collectively ““THE INSTITUTION””) and the terms “you” and “your” refers to you as a user of this Site.

Collection of Information
You may be asked to voluntarily provide your name, address, phone number, email address or other personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) to have access to some features of the Site. Additionally, if you send us an email, we will record the email address from which you send your message. You may always refuse to provide your Personal Information however, this may lead to our inability to provide you with certain offerings, services or products.

We may also collect information that is anonymous, such as your IP address, the type of browser you are using, information about your online activities such as the pages you have accessed or search terms you enter, click-through URLs, referral URLs and domain name tracking (“Anonymous Information”), through the use of cookies or by other means. If you access the Site from a mobile device, we may also collect information about the type of mobile device you use, the type of mobile internet browsers you use, and information about the location of the device. This information is also Anonymous Information. We will not match this Anonymous Information with any Personal Information. Anonymous Information may be used by us or disclosed to third parties in order to better understand which parts of the Site users are visiting, to improve the content of the Site, and for marketing, advertising, or research purposes. We reserve the right to maintain, update, disclose or otherwise use Anonymous Information, without limitation.

Use of Information
Greensboro College will generally use Personal Information collected on this Site to contact you in response to your inquiries, to provide services requested by you, to alert you to changes in services, and to provide you with requested information regarding us or our services. We may also provide newsletters or bulletins. By submitting your email address on the Site, you agree to receive materials from us by a variety of methods including phone (both mobile and home, dialed manually or automatically), email, mail, and text message. Calls may be monitored or recorded for quality assurance.

“THE INSTITUTION” may work with associated businesses which may perform certain functions on our behalf, such as sending email messages, managing data, processing credit card payments or providing services to users. These businesses have access to your Personal Information only to the extent necessary to perform these specific functions and may not use it for any other purpose.

We reserve the right to disclose and transfer your personal information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure or transfer is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or when legal process is served on our Site.

Privacy of Children
We strictly adhere to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and will not knowingly collect, use or disclose Personal Information from any child under the age of 13 in any manner that violates this law, and no part of our Site is structured to attract anyone under 13.

When you visit the Site, “THE INSTITUTION”, or a third party, may store or recognize some information on your computer in the form of a “cookie” or similar file that can help us in many ways. For example, cookies allow us to tailor the Site to better match your interests and preferences. “Cookies” are small pieces of information stored on your hard drive. Our Site may utilize cookies to collect information about how our Site is used. Information gathered from cookies may include the date and time of visits, the Site pages viewed, viewing and other options chosen as preferences regarding our Site, time spent at our Site and the websites that you visited just before and just after your visit to our Site. We reserve the right to retain cookie data indefinitely.

If you wish to block, erase, or be warned of cookies, please refer to your browser for information to learn about these functions. Note that disabling cookies may lead to limited functionality on the website.

The Site may contain links to other websites that are owned and operated by third parties. We do not endorse such websites and are not responsible for the collection or use of your Personal Information, cookies, or Anonymous Information, nor are we liable for the accuracy of the privacy policies and/or terms and conditions of any third parties.

We have policies and procedures in place to protect the privacy and confidentiality of your Personal Information that we collect and maintain. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

International Users
This Site is hosted in the United States and is intended for and directed to users in the United States. If you are accessing the Site from the European Union, Asia, or any other region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure, that differ from United States laws, please be advised that through your continued access and use of this website (which is governed by U.S. law, and this Privacy Notice, you are transferring your personally identifiable information to the United States and you consent to that transfer.

Questions and Concerns    
If you have any questions about this privacy policy or information collection practices of our website, please contact the Greensboro College webmaster.

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“I loved the GC Honors program and Greensboro College. I felt safe and a sense of genuine belonging at the college. I worked closely with my thesis advisor and professors who helped inspire me to define my path and passion of interest. That path has led me to my doctoral studies in Engineering Mechanics.”

- Joshua Fitzgerald, Class of ’19, Mathematics Major

Joshua currently studies astrodynamics at Virginia Tech University and is an Engineering Mechanics Ph.D. Candidate.