UVM Continuing and Distance Education is committed to protecting your privacy.
This privacy statement applies to all web pages regarding programs administered by UVM Continuing and Distance Education.
Your Personal Information
You are able to visit the UVM Continuing and Distance Education website and program pages without revealing who you are or providing any personal information.
Voluntarily Provided Personal Information
Any information you voluntarily provide to us through a UVM Continuing and Distance Education website such as email address, name, or phone number will never be sold or traded to other colleges, universities, nonprofit organizations, or businesses. We might use this information to inform you of changes to that website or to provide you other news and information about that site that we believe would be of interest to you. At your request, UVM Continuing and Distance Education will remove any contact information you provided from its files.
How We Use Collected Information
UVM CDE may use the information we collect:
- To respond to your inquiries;
- To operate and understand how services are utilized;
- To determine the success of our events, campaigns, and publications;
- For information processing that is reasonably appropriate or necessary within our legal obligations. (Including program applications);
Cookies are tiny unique data files that websites will transfer to your computer the first time you visit. Cookies are stored on your hard drive and may be later accessed by the website to track prior usage. Cookies allow us to see which pages a user visited, but do not have any identifying information about the user.
You are able to delete cookies from your hard drive. It is possible portions of our site will not operate properly if cookies are deleted or disabled.
Ad Serving and Re-Marketing
We use third-party service providers, such as Google Adwords, Bing, and Facebook to serve ads on our behalf across the Internet and sometimes on this site. They may collect information about your visits to our Web site, and your interaction with our products and services. They may also use information about your visits to this and other Web sites to target advertisements for goods and services. This information is collected through the use of a pixel tag, which is industry standard technology used by most major web sites. No personally identifiable information is given to our service providers in this process. If you would like more information about the practice of using pixel tags and to know your choices about not having this information used by our third party service providers, please click here. You can also read more about online marketing practices and the technologies that support them by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative’s website by clicking here.
The UVM Continuing and Distance Education website and program pages uses Google Analytics to collect anonymous statistics to improve our services. Google Analytics uses a cookie to track browsing behavior. If you do not wish to be tracked by Google Analytics you may use this tool provided by Google to opt out.
Basis For Processing
We process your personal information collected on the UVM Continuing and Distance Education website and program pages to provide information you requested or process an application you voluntarily submitted.
The UVM Continuing and Distance Education site contains links to other external independent web sites within the UVM and network and external to the UVM network. UVM Continuing and Distance Education is not responsible for the content, security or privacy practices of any externally linked websites.
Users Located in the European Economic Area
The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation provides further specific information about your rights.
By providing information to UVM Continuing and Distance Education you consent to the transfer of this information outside of the European Economic Area to the United States. The United States may not provide the same protection as the data and privacy law regulations as the European Economic Area.
Changes To This Policy
We may decide to make changes to our Privacy Statement. If we do this, we will post those changes here so that we can inform and update our customers on how we collect and use information.
Revised on 9/7/2018