Babson College Website Privacy Policy

Babson College is committed to main taining the privacy of any information provided by visitors to our website. In this policy we address what information we collect from you and how we use that information. By accessing or using the Babson College website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and accept this Website Privacy Policy and its terms.

Information Collected

Personally Identifiable Information

We collect information from you when you fill out a form or if you are an alumni user participating in the Alumni Directory (see Babson College Alumni Directory Terms of Use). You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

Aggregate User Tracking Information

Aggregate information is data we collect about the use of the Website from which individual identities or other personally identifying information has been removed. In other words, information about how you use the Website may be collected and combined with information about how others use the same Website. Aggregate data helps us understand trends and our users’ needs so that we can better consider new features or otherwise tailor our Website. This Privacy Policy in no way restricts or limits our collection and use of aggregate information.

Use of Cookies

We use cookies to help identify and track visitors, their usage of the Website, and their access preferences. If you wish to block, erase, or be warned of cookies, please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn about these functions. We use temporary “session” cookies to maintain information we need to have in order for you to browse from page to page. Session cookies are temporary and disappear after you close your browser. In all cases in which cookies are used, the cookie will not collect personally identifiable information. You can prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or disable cookies altogether by accessing your browser’s preferences menu.

How the College Uses Information

Personally Identifiable Information

Your submitted information will only be used for the expressed purpose to deliver the product, services or materials requested. Your information may be used to communicate with you information and updates pertaining to your request, in addition to receiving occasional news, updates or related information.

Disclosure to Third Parties

We will not share your information with third parties except:

  • To the extent required by law;
  • As necessary to protect the College’s interests;
  • To facilitate the Website’s operation;
  • In accordance with your instructions; or
  • As identified in this Privacy Policy

Aggregate User Information

We may display an aggregated view of this aggregated user information publicly or provide it to others. We do not combine this information with any personally identifying information mentioned above with the Alumni Directory Terms of Use.

Security

This site has reasonable, physical, technical and administrative security measure in place to prevent unauthorized access to or loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.

External links

The College website may contain links to other websites whose privacy policies are beyond our control. Babson College is not responsible for the privacy policies, practices or content of such websites.

Updating, Changing or Removing Information; Opting Out

In addition to alumni updating information via the Alumni Directory, users or members who wish to subscribe or unsubscribe to College communications may do so by emailing babsonremove@babson.edu.

The College may take a reasonable time to respond to any request to update or modify any information, or to opt out of or unsubscribe from any communications. Additionally, some information may be retained for a period of time in backups and deletion records.

Policy for Users of the Website Under Age 13

This website is not directed at individuals under the age of 13. The College will not accept or request personally identifiable information from individuals we know to be under the age of 13.

About This Policy

The Babson College Website Privacy Policy is effective as of the date set forth above. We reserve the right to change, alter or modify this policy for any reason at any time without notice to you. Any changes to this policy will be posted on the College website, and will be effective immediately.

Questions or Comments

If you have questions or comments about the administration of this site, please contact the Webmaster at webmaster@babson.edu.