William Howard Taft University Online Privacy, Policy and Terms
William Howard Taft University understands the importance of
protecting the privacy of applicants and students. The privacy
policies which follow explain what data the University collects
from visitors to its website and how that information may be used.
The University is the sole owner of the information it gathers
on its website. It will only share collected information with
outside parties in ways that are described in this privacy statement
or if it is required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief
that such action is necessary in order to conform to the edicts
of the law, cooperate with law enforcement agencies, or comply
with a legal process served on the University.
No part of this Website may be reprinted, reproduced, transmitted,
stored in a retrieval system, or otherwise utilized, in any form
or by any means electronic or mechanical, including photocopying
or recording, now existing or hereinafter invented without the
prior written permission of William Howard Taft University. Permission
for a current or prospective student to download and/or print
out a single copy of University Catalogs for personal use only
is hereby granted. Questions, comments and/or concerns regarding
the websites functions should be directed to the Webmaster.
Information Collected and Use of Information
The University may collect online and store personal identifiable
information about persons who visit its website and voluntarily
submit information. It routinely collects information such as
name, mailing address, email address, phone number, employment,
former education and other information related to the application
process. It will not sell any of this information to third parties
without the advance explicit permission of the applicant/student.
However, in the normal course of business it may share such information
with employees assisting an applicant or student, as well as regulatory,
licensing, and accrediting agencies acting within the scope of
The University uses email links located on the "Contact"
page and other areas of the site to allow interested parties to
contact the University directly with any questions or comments.
University personnel read every message submitted and attempt
to reply promptly. This information is used to respond directly
to questions or comments. The University may also file such questions
or comments to improve this website and University systems and
The University may use your information:
• To provide you with personalized content.
• To process and respond to inquiries.
• For the purposes for which you provided the information.
• To alert you to new Website features, special events, products
and services, and to deliver newsletters from which you may opt
• To promote, measure, and improve the effectiveness of the
University’s products and services.
Electronic Group Participation Activities
During the course of study at the University, students may be
participating in online University Course Forums, Electronic Classrooms,
and other group activities. During such activities, a student’s
name will be viewable by classmates, faculty members, and administration.
Privacy Policies of Other Websites
This site contains links to other sites. The University is not
responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
Readers are encouraged to review the privacy statement of any
website that they may visit.
Privacy Precautionary Warning
It should be noted that no data transmission over the Internet
is 100% secure. As a result, the University cannot guarantee the
security of the information that is transmitted via its online
services. However, a digital certificate has been installed on
this website and SSL encryption is in place for all application
forms submitted electronically.
Reservation of Rights
The University reserves the right to access and/or disclose the
user information discussed herein (including personal information)
as required by courts, regulators, administrative agencies or
accrediting bodies and to the extent required to permit the University
to investigate suspected fraud, harassment or other violations
of law or its usage policies.
By using this site, you consent to the collection, use and storage
of your personal and non-personal information as described in
this policy. You further authorize the export of personal information
to the United States and its storage and use as specified in this
policy. This policy and all legal obligations of the University
are subject to the laws of Colorado and the United States, regardless
of the location of any user. Any claims or complaints must be
filed in the State of Colorado.
your provided information removed from our systems, please
Notification of Changes
If the University intends to use personally identifiable information
in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection
through this website, it will notify the parties via email. They
would then have a choice as to whether or not the University may
use the information in this different manner. In addition, if
it makes any material changes in the privacy practices that do
not affect user information already collected through the website,
the University will post a prominent notice in this section of
our website notifying users of the change.
The effective date of the above online privacy policies is August