During normal website usage, we do not collect or store personally identifiable information such as name, mailing address, e-mail address, or phone number. If you choose to share personal information by sending us a message or filling out an electronic form, we will use that information (name, mailing address, email address, telephone number, etc.) to respond to your request.
If the information you are entering is of a confidential nature, look for the icon in the shape of a lock appearing on or near the address bar of your browser, to indicate that the transfer of information is secure. The data traveling across the internet is encrypted through the use of secured socket layers (SSL) between the user and the server.
When you browse the SWCC website, read pages or download information, the web server automatically recognizes the internet domain and Internet Protocol (IP) address from which you accessed the site. The IP address identifies your internet service provider or your local network. This information does not directly result in the identification of your name, personal email address, or other personal information. A domain name or IP address is not considered personal information.
On occasion a “cookie” may be temporarily stored on your computer by the SWCC web server. These cookies are required by some web applications to identify the start or last access time and date of your session. No personal information is collected or transmitted by cookies.
To help Southwestern Community College evaluate how visitors use and navigate the college’s website, statistical information may be gathered. This may include the number and frequency of visitors, the length of visits, date and time of visits, the referring site or webpage, etc. Pursuant to federal laws and regulations, this data is never matched to personally identifiable information.