Online Privacy Statement

Effective date: Aug. 15, 2017

KCC collects non-identifiable user information about visitors to the KCC website to improve user experience and better understand and serve our audiences, including through marketing. This information includes site-based behavioral information (how visitors behave on our website), technical information such as which browsers or devices were used to access the site, and non-identifiable demographic information such as user age, gender and location.

What We Collect and Store Automatically

If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the web site, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:

  • The Internet domain and IP address from which you access our site;
  • The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
  • The date and time you access our site;
  • The pages you visit, and if you linked to our web site from another web site, the address of that web site.

We use the information we collect to count the number and type of visitors to the different pages on our site, and to help us make our site more useful to visitors like you.

Information Collected When You Email Kellogg Community College or Complete a Transaction

During your visit to our websites, you may send email to Kellogg Community College. Your email address and the contents of your message will be collected. The information collected is not limited to text characters and may include audio, video, and graphic information formats included in the message.

In order to register for classes, purchase goods or services, apply for employment or complete other transactions with the College, you may be asked to voluntarily provide personal information. Any personal information you choose to provide Kellogg Community College will only be used to conduct official Kellogg Community College business. The personal information you provide may be used by Kellogg Community College (or third parties engaged by us) to: (1) customize the advertising and the content that you see, (2) fulfill your requests for products and services, (3) contact you, (4) conduct research, (5) respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal process, or (6) establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims. Kellogg Community College will not sell, rent, loan, trade or lease personal information collected on this site. Except for children who register for Kellogg Community College education or enrichment programs, Kellogg Community College does not knowingly collect or use personal information of children. Users are cautioned, however, that the collection of personal information submitted in email will be treated as though an adult submitted it.

Cookies

Cookies are small amounts of data that Kellogg Community College’s websites may place on your computer’s hard drive. A cookie file contains unique information that Kellogg Community College’s websites can use to track such things as the password you create to access any Kellogg Community College site, lists of webpages you have visited, the date when you last looked at a specific webpage, or to identify your session on our websites. A cookie file allows Kellogg Community College’s websites to recognize you as you click through pages on our site and when you later revisit our site. Kellogg Community College’s websites use cookies to “remember” your preferences, and to record your browsing behavior on our websites. Although you can prevent Kellogg Community College’s websites from placing cookies on your hard drive, there may be some features of our websites that will not be available to you and some webpages may not display properly if you disable cookies.

Links to Other Web Sties

Our web site has many links to our partners, and related sites. When you link to another site, you become subject to the privacy policy of the new site.

Remarketing

KCC uses various remarketing platforms – including Facebook, Google and other digital marketing services – to deliver KCC advertising on other apps and websites. This practice allows these services to display relevant KCC ads to individuals when they leave KCC’s website and navigate to other digital spaces.

Remarketing does not collect personally identifiable information; it simply allows us to better tailor our marketing to suit the needs of our audiences, and benefits users by serving them content based on their interests.

Disclaimer and Liability Notice

This web site and the information it contains are provided as a service by Kellogg Community College. This system is monitored to ensure proper operation, to verify the functioning of applicable security features, and for comparable purposes. Anyone using this system expressly consents to such monitoring. Unauthorized attempts to modify any information stored on this system, to defeat or circumvent security features, or to utilize this system for other than its intended purposes are prohibited and may result in criminal prosecution.

Restriction of Liability

Kellogg Community College makes no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this web site and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this web site. No warranty of any kind, implied, expressed or statutory, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and freedom from computer virus, is given with respect to the contents of this web site or its hyperlinks to other Internet resources. Reference in this web site to any specific products, processes, or services, or the use of any trade, firm or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the public, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by Kellogg Community College.

Ownership

Information presented on this web site, unless otherwise indicated, is protected by United States Copyright Law. All material on this web site is the express property of Kellogg Community College, Battle Creek, MI, USA. The intention of this site is to promote the use and legal purchase of Kellogg Community College materials and services. Use of materials on this web site beyond that intended purpose is limited to the provisions of Fair Use under U.S. copyright law. No other use is permitted. If you wish to use any material on this web site for other than the express use noted above, you must seek permission directly from Kellogg Community College. For information involving possible copyright infringement by this site, please contact thalmanns@kellogg.edu.

Kellogg Community College shall have the unlimited right to use for any purpose, free of any charge, all information submitted to Kellogg Community College via this site except those submissions made under separate legal contract or material submitted by children. Kellogg Community College shall be free to use, for any purpose, any ideas, concepts, or techniques contained in information provided to Kellogg Community College through this site.

Opting Out

Users have full control to opt out of online cookie tracking and remarketing activities. Click here for information about opting out of remarketing activities related to Google ads. Click here to opt out of remarketing activities for ads served via other companies.  For information about how to clear your browser’s cache and cookies, click here

Contact Us

If you have questions about what information is collected or tracked via our website(s), please contact:

Public Information & Marketing
Kellogg Community College
450 North Ave.
Battle Creek, MI 49017
269-965-3931
thalmanns@kellogg.edu