OUR COMMITMENT

Colby Community College recognizes the importance of protecting your personal information (also referred to as "personally identifiable information"). We are committed to compliance with this Privacy Disclosure that describes our practices with information we may collect through the use of www.tradedirectground.com, www.colbytrojans.com, or related subdomains. By using our sites, you consent to the collection and use of the information described in this privacy disclosure.

For students, Colby Community College complies with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), which prohibits the release of education records without student permission.

 

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE GATHER ABOUT YOU?

Personal information collected on our site is stored and processed in the United States. Colby Community College will only collect your personal information (such as your name, address, or telephone number) if you voluntarily submit it. Colby Community College also collects statistical non-identifiable data, including information about the equipment, browsing actions, and usage patterns of the site visitor.

 

THIRD-PARTY VENDORS WORKING ON OUR BEHALF

User information may be shared with third-party vendors to the extent necessary to provide and improve web services or other communications to users. For example, Colby Community College uses third parties such as Google Analytics to generate reports on site usage, web traffic, user behavior, and user interests to optimize our website for our visitors. We also use geographic, demographic, and interest-based reports of our website visitors to create custom audience lists. We prohibit any third parties who receive user information for this purpose from using or sharing user information for any purpose other than providing services for the benefit of our users. We will not share, sell, rent, swap, or authorize any third party to use your information without permission.

We may also provide your information to third parties in necessary or appropriate circumstances to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, state or federal governmental process, or request. Further, we may use related data to detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security, or technical issues; or protect our rights and safety and the rights and safety of our users or others.

 

HOW IS THIS INFORMATION COLLECTED, AND HOW CAN YOU OPT-OUT?

Google and other third parties may use cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies to collect or receive information from this website and elsewhere on the Internet and use that information to provide measurement services and target ads. To learn more about Google Analytics, please see their terms of use and Google's privacy policies.

 

OTHER WEBSITES AND COOKIES

Many pages on this website contain links to external sites not owned by or affiliated with Colby Community College. The College is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of external sites and we recommend that visitors carefully review their policies.

Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer (unless you block them). Colbycc.edu uses cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction to offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

Cookies may be set by parties other than Colby Community College. These "third-party cookies" may, for example, originate from websites such as YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Soundcloud, or other social media services for which www.tradedirectground.com has implemented "plug-ins." Visitors are encouraged to review the cookie policies on the individual third-party sites. You may disable cookies through your computer's browser options, or you can opt-out of the collection and use of this information through tools like the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

 

INFORMATION PROTECTION

Colby Community College has reasonable security measures to help protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage can be guaranteed.

 

CHANGES TO THIS DISCLOSURE

The CCC Privacy Disclosure may be amended from time to time. Any such changes will be posted on this page. The most recent update was made on March 7, 2022.