Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

The American College Privacy Policy

The American College is bound by Federal Laws to protect the privacy of our students. The College respects the right to privacy of its students and is committed to safeguarding the personal information of each student and graduate. The American College will not disclose a student's personal information without the prior, written consent of the student.

Security

The College protects the personal information collected from and about students, graduates, staff and other business partners. This includes the training of employees and the establishment of control systems for the responsible use of personal information that is accessible to College employees while performing work-related duties. The College directs its employees to exercise caution when making personal information available to others and not to give others access to College information or passwords. All full-time and part-time employees of the College, as well as student interns, are required to sign the "Employee Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreement.

In general, access to personal information is limited to the following:

As of October 1, 2007, the College will provide a student's personal information to the following entities:

Choice/Opt-out

If a student prefers not to have any of his or her personal information shared with any other third party, including those listed above, the student should call us at 888-263-7265. Please be aware that this may affect reimbursement or recognition policies of certain employers, and opting out of communications from The College will not apply to correspondence for academic or billing purposes.

Privacy

The College does not sell, rent or otherwise make available a student's personal information to any third parties for marketing purposes except where noted above. Notwithstanding the previously described exceptions, The College will only release personal information regarding any student or alumnus under the following guidelines:

The College may confirm inquiries as to whether an individual holds a designation or degree in good standing from The College, and this information can be made available to the public through The College's website.

The College releases name and address information to a limited number of professional industry organizations or associations regarding students expressly for the purpose of informing them of their eligibility for membership or other benefits or promoting local classes.

Tracking Software

The College uses tracking software to track users' use of the site and movement through the site. This software does not collect any personally identifiable information about the user. Tracking software may include Cookies. A cookie is a small data file stored on the user's hard drive by a web site based on the permissions set in a user's browser software, which contains information about the user. Cookies identify the user's computer when the user accesses a web site that placed a cookie on the user's hard drive. An example of this would be passwords. If you tell a web site to remember your password the web site places a cookie on your hard drive to identify you the next time you access that web site.

Non-Discrimination Policy

The American College does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, handicap, or national and ethnic origin in its admissions policies, educational programs and activities, or employment policies.


The American College Terms of Use

Disclaimer

THIS SITE AND THE INFORMATION INCLUDED HEREIN ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITH ALL FAULTS AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. THE COLLEGE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THE WEB SITE CONTENTS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE CONTENTS OF THIS SITE COULD INCLUDE TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE CONTENTS OF THIS SITE. THE COLLEGE MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS, DELETIONS, CHANGES OR OTHER MODIFICATIONS TO THIS SITE, THE CONTENTS HEREOF AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE.

Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT, EXCEPT AS MAY BE EXPRESSLY STATED ON THIS SITE, SHALL THE COLLEGE OR ANY OF ITS OFFICERS, TRUSTEES, EMPLOYEES OR OTHER AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SITE, OR THE INFORMATION OR CONTENTS AVAILABLE OR ACCESSED FROM THIS SITE. THIS IS A COMPREHENSIVE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY THAT APPLIES TO ALL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION COMPENSATORY, DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOSS OF DATA, INCOME OR PROFIT, LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY AND CLAIMS OF THIRD PARTIES.

Governing Law

This Terms of Use Policy shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania without giving effect to the principles of conflicts of law. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Delaware County.

Termination

The College reserves the right to suspend or terminate your access to the Site in full or in part at any time without notice for any reason which is deemed to be a violation of any of the provisions of the Terms of Use Policy. You agree that The College shall not be held liable to you or any third party for any modifications, changes, suspensions, or terminations.

Non-Discrimination Policy

The American College does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, handicap, or national and ethnic origin in its admissions policies, educational programs and activities, or employment policies.