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Privacy Statement

Welcome to Montreat College is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Welcome to Montreat College Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Welcome to Montreat College website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Welcome to Montreat College collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Welcome to Montreat College also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Welcome to Montreat College. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Welcome to Montreat College for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Welcome to Montreat College Web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Welcome to Montreat College public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Welcome to Montreat College does not read any of your private online communications.

Welcome to Montreat College encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Welcome to Montreat College so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Welcome to Montreat College is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Welcome to Montreat College and Welcome to Montreat College family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Welcome to Montreat College collects and uses your personal information to operate the Welcome to Montreat College Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Welcome to Montreat College also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Welcome to Montreat College and its affiliates. Welcome to Montreat College may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Welcome to Montreat College does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Welcome to Montreat College may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Welcome to Montreat College may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Welcome to Montreat College, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Welcome to Montreat College does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Welcome to Montreat College keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Welcome to Montreat College, in order to determine what Welcome to Montreat College services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Welcome to Montreat College to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Welcome to Montreat College Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Welcome to Montreat College or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Welcome to Montreat College; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Welcome to Montreat College, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Welcome to Montreat College Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Welcome to Montreat College pages, or register with Welcome to Montreat College site or services, a cookie helps Welcome to Montreat College to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Welcome to Montreat College Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Welcome to Montreat College features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Welcome to Montreat College services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Welcome to Montreat College secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Welcome to Montreat College secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Welcome to Montreat College will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Welcome to Montreat College encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Welcome to Montreat College is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Welcome to Montreat College welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Welcome to Montreat College has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Welcome to Montreat College at phawkinson@montreat.edu. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.