Privacy Policy

Saint Joseph's College of Maine recognizes the importance of privacy to visitors of our Web site (“www.sjcme.edu”). This Privacy Policy explains what type of information is collected from you when you visit our Web site and discloses the privacy practices for all Saint Joseph's College of Maine Web pages.

Contact Information

Saint Joseph's College of Maine requires contact information (like name, address, e-mail address, ZIP code and country of residence) to be provided by you when you request information about academic programs or other college services. This contact information is used to provide you with the specific information you requested in the most appropriate manner (determined by Saint Joseph's College of Maine or specified by you). Occasionally, you may receive subsequent notifications of important information regarding the programs and/or services for which you made your initial inquiry. (For example, if you requested information about applying for admission, and the application deadlines changed, we would notify you of that.)

Disclosure of Information

Saint Joseph's College of Maine does not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others. We may provide aggregate statistics about this site's users, traffic patterns, and related site information to reputable third-party vendors, but these statistics will not include personally identifying information. All of the information collected by Saint Joseph's College of Maine is used for internal purposes only and is not distributed to outside parties.

Usage Tracking

Saint Joseph's College of Maine's Web server automatically collects and logs limited information about your computer's connection to the Internet when you visit our site. The information collected allows us to make our site more useful to our visitors. We do not record your name, address, phone number, e-mail address, credit card number, or any other personally-identifying information. Rather, we do record some or all of the following information:

-Your Internet Protocol Address (IP Address): Your IP address is a number that lets computers attached to the Internet know where to send you data. Your IP address does not identify you personally. Most Internet Service Providers use a "dynamic" form of assigning IP Addresses. This means that you may have a different IP Address each time you visit our Web site.
-The date and time you visited.
-The pages you visited on our site.
-The brand and version of browser you used and the type of computer you used.
-A list of files you downloaded or viewed.
-The amount of time you spent viewing a page.

These data do not contain any personally identifiable information. We use the data only to analyze Web site traffic and make improvements for online visitors to Saint Joseph's College of Maine.

This website uses Google AdWords

This website uses the Google AdWords remarketing service to advertise on third party websites (including Google) to previous visitors to our site. It could mean that we advertise to previous visitors who haven’t completed a task on our site, for example using the contact form to make an inquiry. This could be in the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page, or a site in the Google Display Network. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the Saint Joseph’s College website. Of course, any data collected will be used in accordance with our own privacy policy and Google’s privacy policy.

You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Preferences (http://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/) page, and if you want to you can opt out of interest-based advertising entirely by cookie settings (http://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/) or permanently using a browser plugin.

Financial Transactions and Personal Information

Saint Joseph's College of Maine's Web site offers you the convenience of making some financial transactions via credit card (for example, tuition payments, contributions to the College, or application fees). In addition, when using the online applications, you may be required to submit personal information. These financial transaction forms and application forms are stored and served from a secure server. This means that each page you view and any information you submit is encrypted between your and our computer. Even in the highly unlikely event that your transmission is intercepted, it could not used. All transmissions are done through a secure server using 128-bit encrypted SSL. While browsers vary, most show that the session is encrypted in some way, often in the lower left corner of the screen. The Web site page name will also begin with “https://”. You are not required to use these forms, and may always use the telephone or postal mail for your transactions if you prefer.

Outside Links

We assume responsibility only for the information provided by Saint Joseph's College of Maine on this site. As a convenience, there are links throughout the Saint Joseph's College of Maine Web site that allow you to leave our site. You should be aware that these linked sites are not under Saint Joseph's College of Maine control, and we can make no representations to you concerning the content of these sites, nor does the existence of the link serve as an endorsement by Saint Joseph's College of Maine of any of these sites. You should also be aware that the Privacy Policy set by these linked sites may be different than ours.

Copyright Statement

All materials contained in this site are protected by United States copyright law. The right to download and store or output the materials on this site is granted for the user's personal, noncommercial use only, and materials may not be reproduced in any edited form. Any other reproduction, transmission, performance, display, or editing of these materials by any means mechanical or electronic without express written permission of Saint Joseph's College of Maine is strictly prohibited. Users wishing to obtain permission to reprint or reproduce any materials appearing on this site may contact us at .

Your Consent

By using this site ("www.sjcme.edu"), you consent to the collection and use of this information by Saint Joseph's College of Maine as described in this Privacy Policy. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.

Contacting Us

This site is maintained by the Marketing & Public Relations office at Saint Joseph's College of Maine. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this Web site, or your dealings with this site, you may contact us at .

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