UMHB

Privacy Policy

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is committed to protecting your privacy. We have established this Privacy Policy and are providing it to you so that you can understand the manner in which we collect and use your information and the efforts we use to protect it. Please note that this policy is for the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor; it does not apply to other sites that you may link to from our site. Please check the privacy policies on those sites for more information.

UMHB.edu is owned and operated by the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton, Texas, in the United States of America. Our mailing address is:

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
900 College Street
Belton, TX 76513

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor recognizes the need for people to control the use and management of personal information. By personal information we mean information that can be used to identify or contact an individual. This includes a first and last name, a physical address, an email address, a student id number, or a phone number. If you are visiting our site to learn about the university, you do not need to provide any personal information. If you decide to make a request a visit or viewbook, register for an event, make a purchase or donation, however, we do collect this information so that we can provide you with the product or service you requested and so that we can contact you with information regarding your order. We refer to any of these actions as “orders” through the rest of this policy.

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor complies with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), which generally prohibits the release of student educational records without student permission.

Our Web sites makes use of various technologies to collect information about types and versions of internet browsers used when accessing our Web sites. This information, and information about internet IP addresses, as well as date and time Web pages are visited are stored in various security and traffic logs. Our service provider reviews these logs, using statistical analysis, in an effort to track and predict traffic patterns and estimate resource needs. Unless we are tracking down a technical problem or we suspect either fraudulent behavior or illegal conduct, we do not trace specific user sessions.

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor uses personal information provided by you so that we can service your order. Also note that we may need to transfer that information to our agents or employees of our service providers. For example, we may need to provide your address to a wholesaler or a shipping company that will ship a product directly to you. We will only transfer the information to the extent necessary to provide the requested information, service, or product to you. We will not sell or trade your information to unrelated third parties. When you submit an order you will receive an email confirmation from our system. As your order status changes you may also receive notifications via email. These notifications are considered part of our service and may not be disabled. We may also periodically send you email notifications concerning products or services. Any such notification will include instructions for opting out of future mailings.

We do partner with other third parties to provide various products and services. When you sign up for these services or products we will share required personal information that is necessary for the third party to provide the product or service to you. We take reasonable steps to ensure that these third parties are obligated to protect your information on our behalf. It is also against our policy to sell or trade information collected online without user consent. We may, however, release personal information if we are legally required to do so. If we are legally compelled to release information to a third party, the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, may or may not notify you of this release. Notification will be at the discretion of the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor and will be based on the nature and conditions surrounding the release of information.

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor's Web sites are targeted to college students and as such are not meant to attract children. We do not intend to collect personal information from anyone we know to be under thirteen years of age. If you are the parent or guardian of a child under thirteen years of age and believe that your child has disclosed personally identifiable information to us, please contact us so that we may remove the child's information.

Our Web sites use cookies, session identifiers, JavaScript(tm), and browser detection technology to provide users with a more pleasant online experience. Many browsers provide users with the ability to disable some or all of these technologies. Disabling them, especially in the case of JavaScript(tm), may prevent you from viewing some Web pages. Note that the cookies we use do not place any personally identifiable information on your computer. Our site also does not participate in Ad Networks or use Web Bugs/Web Beacons to track user activity.

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor takes reasonable steps to ensure that your information is protected. On our Web sites, we use industry standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption when collecting your personal information. Our Web sites are hosted in data centers that make use of multiple levels of firewalls and database encryption to protect information. Internally, we limit access to your information to those employees or agents who we believe have reasonable need to use the information to provide products or services to you, or to perform their jobs.

All University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Web Sites conform to this privacy statement unless an alternative privacy statement is explicitly provided on that site.

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor first established a privacy policy in June of 2003. We periodically make changes to the policy to reflect additions or changes to our practices. You may review the current policy at anytime by returning to this Web page. This policy was last changed on April 23, 2012.

If you have any questions or concerns about this policy, please contact us using the information provided below.

Contact

Please direct all privacy related questions and concerns to the following address:

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
ATTN: Privacy Issues
UMHB Box 8005
900 College Street
Belton, TX 76513