Online Privacy Statement
Protecting your online privacy is a high priority at Franklin.
For more information regarding privacy and to help you determine where to get further assistance, students, faculty, staff, and other users in the Franklin University community are directed to the IT Policy on Responsible Use and/or the Employee Handbook.
Information Collected Online:
2. Personally Identifiable Information. Personally identifiable information is collected when visitors to the website apply for classes online, request information from Franklin University, register for a Franklin University information session, request a transcript, update their personal information, request a replacement Excellence Coin, make a donation, request information from the Franklin University Leadership Center, register for a Franklin University Leadership Center symposium, access other online services such as the library or email services, or when visitors contact Franklin University.
Categories of personally identifiable information collected online include: name, address, phone number, email address, fax number, social security number, date of birth, gender, marital status, spouse's name, race/ethnicity, citizenship information, enrollment information, previous educational information, employment information, emergency contact information, credit card information, recipient's name, address, phone number, and email address, account information, and any other information visitors to the website choose to provide.
How We Use Information Collected Online:
Franklin uses non-personally identifiable information collected online to help us better design our website so that it continues to meet visitor needs. Personally identifiable information collected through the site by means of visitor submission is used for the purpose of responding to said submission. This includes activities such as evaluating visitor applications and responding to requests for information about Franklin University.
Franklin does not share personal information with third parties, apart from vendors who must utilize the information to perform necessary duties (e.g. credit card authorization).
Franklin may disclose personally identifiable information based on a good-faith belief that such disclosure is necessary to conform to or comply with the law or that such disclosure is necessary to protect website visitors or the general public.
Security of Information:
Financial transactions submitted through the website are encrypted using the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
Franklin uses ClickTale analytics service to improve your Web site experience. We do not use ClickTale to collect any personally identifiable information, and your browsing habits will not be tracked across web sites which do not use ClickTale services. For more information about ClickTale, click here. You can choose to disable the service by clicking here.
If a user visits this website from a location outside the United States, the website connection will be routed through servers located in the United States. Any information provided by international visitors will be processed and maintained on our Web server and other systems located within the United States.
If you have questions about the website, the collection of information that occurs on the website, or its online privacy statement, please contact the Franklin University Technology Help Desk at 1.866.435.7006. You may also send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Effective March 3rd, 2008.
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