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Terms of Use

Network Traffic

In the course of ensuring network security and consistent service for all users, the College employs software programs to monitor network traffic, identify unauthorized access or access to nonpublic information and to detect computer viruses and other software that might damage College computers or the network. In the course of such monitoring, these programs may detect such information as e-mail headers, addresses from network packets and other information. Information from these activities is used only for the purpose of maintaining the security and performance of the College's networks and computer systems. Personally identifiable information from these activities is not released to external parties without your consent unless required by law.

Web Visit Logs
College Web sites routinely collect and store information from online visitors to help manage those sites and improve service. This information includes the pages visited on the site, the date and time of the visit, the Internet address (URL or IP address) of the referring site, the domain name and IP address from which the access occurred, the version of browser used and the capabilities of the browser. This site makes no attempt to identify individual visitors from this information.

Cookies
Cookies are pieces of information stored by your Web browser on behalf of a Web site. Portions of this site may use cookies to carry data about your current session at the site from one web page to the next, and to provide customized content once you personalize the Web site. We do not forward cookies to any external parties. If you prefer not to receive cookies, you may turn them off in your browser, or may set your browser to ask you before accepting a new cookie.

Information Voluntarily Provided by You
In the course of using this Web site, you may choose to provide us with information to help us serve your needs. For example, you may send us electronic mail (through a mailer or a Web form) to request information, you may sign up for a mailing list, you may personalize the site or you may send us your address so we may send you an application or other material. Any personally identifiable information you send us will be used only for the purpose indicated. Requests for information will be directed to the appropriate staff to respond to the request, and may be recorded to help us update our site to better respond to similar requests. We will not sell, exchange or otherwise distribute your personally identifiable information without your consent, except to the extent required by law. We do not retain the information longer than necessary for normal operations. If you do not wish to have the information used in that manner, you are not required to provide it. Please contact the person listed on the specific page with questions or concerns on the use of personally identifiable information.


External Link Disclaimer

This Website includes hypertext links to other websites which Western Oklahoma State College has no control over, and makes no representations or warranties of any kind regarding the content on such websites or the content on any website linked to such websites, or any changes or modifications made thereto. You hereby acknowledge that by using any such hypertext links, you thereby irrevocably waive any and all claims against Western Oklahoma State College regarding such websites and acknowledge that you must adhere to and will be subject to the usage and privacy policies governing such sites. Note that this Website’s use of hypertext links to other websites does not imply Western's sponsorship or endorsement of any such websites.

External links will be marked with a grey icon on the right side . (For example: google.com)