This statement of privacy applies to cochise.edu, a website used to provide information and services to the public to supplement services provided by Cochise College campuses or centers and governs data collection and usage.
Information Collected by Cochise College
It is Cochise College’s policy not to collect your personal data when you visit the Cochise College website unless you elect to make that information available.
E-mail and Form Information: If a visitor to the college’s website chooses to fill out a form or send an e-mail message and that form of communication contains personal information, that information will only be used in a direct response to that person, unless otherwise stated specifically. A request for information may be redirected to another department within the college to respond better to the person’s request. Based on information provided by you, the college may occasionally send information about other products or services that might interest you. The college will not release or sell any personal information to outside parties unless required to do so by law.
System-Generated Information: Cochise College may collect and record identifying information from connected client devices, including but not limited to:
- Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of the computer or device used
- Type of device used
- Web pages accessed
- Network software access
- Web browser information
- Referring webpage or search engine
- Date, time and duration of web pages accessed
This information may be used to help diagnose problems with the College’s technical resources, analyze traffic patterns and usage trends and to mitigate potential or prosecute violations of Cochise College resources.
Cochise College also utilizes ‘cookies’ on some web properties. A ‘cookie’ is a small text file that may be used to collect information about website activity. This data is used to provide a consistent, convenient and customized browsing experience.
Third Party Services
Cochise College may utilize third party or external services to provide additional services to the college website and digital content. Cochise College may submit information provided by you to help us deliver programs, products, information and services. Cochise College takes reasonable steps to ensure these service partners protect information submitted to them.
Some links on the Cochise College website may be linked to external websites. Cochise College is not responsible for the privacy practices nor the content of any third-party websites which may be linked from cochise.edu or referenced in other college materials.
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) controls access to student education records. Cochise College will make a reasonable effort to extend the rights granted by the act to students and their parents.
Cochise College reserves the right to make updates to this policy based on changes to the college or website. It is strongly recommended for users to check this page to be informed of how Cochise College is protecting your information.