Ashland University Privacy Policy

Ashland University is committed to protecting your privacy.

Any information you voluntarily provide to us through an Ashland University website, such as an email address, name, or phone number, will never be sold to other colleges, universities, non-profit organizations, or businesses.

Information gathered automatically

Unless you take steps to browse the Internet anonymously, or opt-out, Ashland University, like most institutions and organizations on the Internet, tracks web browsing patterns to inform understanding of how our sites are being used. Generic information is collected through the use of “cookies,” which are text files placed on your computer, to evaluate usage patterns so that we can improve both content and distribution. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, doing so may prevent you from using the full functionality of all of our websites.

Some sections of Ashland University-owned websites use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies to help us analyze how users use our sites. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website includes your IP address. This information will be transmitted to and stored by Google on its servers. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity, and providing other services relating to Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Ashland University maintains an Infrastructure and Security Team, charged with monitoring the security of Ashland University systems, IT infrastructure, and IT network. Industry-standard practices are employed to monitor these IT assets for signs of vulnerability, attack and/or compromise.

Please visit the following pages for more information on Google Analytics terms of use and Google’s privacy practices.

Information you provide to us

To communicate effectively with visitors to our website, we may ask you for personally-identifiable information that can include, by way of illustration, name, email address, or phone number. Ashland University will never sell personally-identifiable information you voluntarily provide to us such as name, email address, or phone number, to other colleges, universities, nonprofit organizations, or businesses unless we have your consent to sell the information.

External links

Some Ashland University websites may contain links to external websites not owned by, or officially affiliated with, Ashland University in any way. Ashland University is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

Contact information

If you have any questions about this privacy statement or the practices of this website, you may contact:

Ashland University
Office of Public Relations
419.289.5007