Website Privacy Policy Posted 08/06/2013

Purpose: This policy describes how Benedictine University handles the information we obtain from the University’s website at www.ben.edu.

Policy Statement: Protecting your privacy is a matter of great importance to Benedictine University. Information we obtain and information you voluntarily provide to us through the Benedictine University website, www.ben.edu, will never be sold or traded to another school or business. We may use it to provide you with information we believe may be of interest to you, and we may share the information with third parties who provide services to us. At your request, Benedictine University will remove from its files any contact information you provided. If you use our website to reach any of our specific software applications, additional policies may apply. Benedictine reserves the right to update this policy without notice.

Information You Provide to Us

We do not collect personally identifiable information unless you voluntarily provide it to us when utilizing a service, requesting information or logged onto one of our application systems. Benedictine University is sole owner of information obtained through the website www.ben.edu. We use the information to conduct University business or to complete your request. We do not disclose personally identifiable information collected through our site unless we have your consent, or unless disclosure is otherwise permitted or required by law. Credit card transactions enabled by our website are processed through a PCI DSS certified credit card processing company. We do not collect or retain credit card information through our website. The privacy policy of the processing company controls the information they retain.

Information Gathered Automatically

When you visit Benedictine University’s website, some information such as your Internet protocol (IP) address, Internet service provider, operating system, the site from which you arrived, and the date and time of your visit may be collected automatically as part of the software operation of the website. We do not associate the data with any specific visitor to our website. We use the information internally to improve the site. In addition, Benedictine University is using Google Analytics, a web analytics service. Google Analytics uses cookies (small files sent to your computer) for the purposes of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity, and providing other services related to Internet usage. Google Analytics will not associate your IP address with any other information held by Google Analytics. 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 the website. Benedictine University will not associate your IP address and web usage data with any other information held by the University that can specifically identify you unless required to do so by law. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google Analytics.

External Links

The Benedictine University website, www.ben.edu, contains links to external websites not owned by Benedictine University. Benedictine University is not responsible for and assumes no liability for the privacy policies or practices or the content of other sites. We encourage you to read the privacy statement of any website you visit, especially those that collect personally identifiable information.

Protecting Personal Information

Benedictine University has implemented appropriate physical, electronic, and administrative procedures to protect the personally identifiable information we collect online. The forms used on our website to collect personally identifiable information are secure forms and are indicated by the letters “HTTPS” in the URL of the form. However, email messages are not secure or encrypted. When communicating with the Webmaster or with other University personnel, do not share any personally identifiable information by email. Benedictine University is not responsible for the privacy of email messages in transit in either direction. While the security of your personal information is of great importance to Benedictine University, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you choose to disclose in email.

Changes to this Policy

If our privacy policy changes, we will post the changes at www.ben.edu/privacy. Your continued use of this site shall be deemed your acceptance of the modified privacy policy.

Mobile Giving
You may opt-out of Benedictine University’s SMS mobile giving correspondence by texting STOP to 20222. Text “HELP” to 20222 for help or visit www.ben.edu/text. Messaging and data rates may apply.
Contact Us

If you have questions about this policy statement or the practices of this website, please contact our Webmaster at webmaster@ben.edu. Alternatively, write to:

Webmaster
Benedictine University
5700 College Road
Lisle, IL 60532

 

Upcoming Events

Apr
24
M.B.A. Online Information Session Mesa
Mesa Branch Campus
6:00 PM
Event Details

M.B.A. Online Information Session Mesa

Date: April 24

Time: 6:00 PM

Campus: Mesa,Region - Arizona

Location: Online - RSVP for Instructions

Contact: Amy Drew    630-829-6375    adrew@ben.edu

Apr
25
Library Book Discussion: "A Gentleman in Moscow"
Main Campus in Lisle
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Event Details

Library Book Discussion: "A Gentleman in Moscow"

Date: April 25

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Kindlon 311 (Library Conference Room)

Event Sponsor: University Library

Contact: Mary Hennessey    mhennessey@ben.edu

Event Description:

Join the University Library for a presentation by history professor Dr. Sue Mikula followed by a group book discussion of A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles.

10 copies of the book will be available for checkout at the Kindlon 3rd Floor Research Center beginning one month before the discussion date.

About the Book: “A transporting novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel. In 1922, Count Alexander Rostov is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, and is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin. Rostov, an indomitable man of erudition and wit, has never worked a day in his life, and must now live in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history are unfolding outside the hotel’s doors. Unexpectedly, his reduced circumstances provide him entry into a much larger world of emotional discovery.” –Amazon.com

Open to students, faculty, and staff.

Apr
26
Webinar: Selecting Your Major
Main Campus in Lisle
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Event Details

Webinar: Selecting Your Major

Date: April 26

Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Campus: Lisle

Event Sponsor: Academic and Career Enrichment Center

Contact: Admissions    630-829-6300    admissions@ben.edu

Event Description:

Presented by our Academic and Career Enrichment Center


Limited space to the first 25 participants.

If you are not able to participate, the presentation will be emailed to you. The presentation will include tips and career exploration websites.

Detailed follow up instructions will be sent to email provided.

 

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