Privacy Policy

Liberty University is committed to protecting your privacy when you visit our websites. This privacy policy outlines how we collect information when you visit one of our sites, how we use that information, and how you can update it.

Information we collect

We collect various types of information from our website visitors so we can adjust our websites to meet our users' needs and expectations. Some of this information is collected automatically and other information is provided by site users.

Information collected automatically

We collect limited, non-personal identifying information your browser makes available when visiting websites. This information, which helps us assess the effectiveness of our websites, includes:

In some instances, our websites use cookies that uniquely identify your browser so that we may provide content most relevant to your needs.

Information you provide to us

You provide information to Liberty when you fill out online forms on our websites or use a login-required service. Depending on the type of the service, we use your information in different ways as outlined below.

Inquiry and application forms

Purchasing merchandise or donating to the university

Login sites and services

Our security measures

Our university websites have security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of the information under our control. We utilize industry standard SSL encryption when accepting your credit card information during the online ordering process, as well as whenever we ask you to log in to any of the university's online student and faculty services.

Your Privacy

Liberty University does not sell, rent, or share your personal information to any outside organizations. Liberty will abide by all applicable laws governing the release of personal information.

Collective information about site users – but never individuals’ information – is used in marketing, advertising and other relationships with third parties.

COPPA notice

The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, or COPPA, applies to the collection of personal information from children under 13. The Liberty University Online Academy ( offers programs for students in grades K-12. It collects personal identifying information through its inquiry and application forms. Although the forms ask for the personal information of the parent or guardian, not the child, Liberty University Online Academy realizes that children may occasionally fill out and submit these forms.

Parents may ask to have the child’s personal identifying information deleted by using the contact information below.

Website operator:
Liberty University Online Academy
1971 University Boulevard
Lynchburg, VA 24502
(866) 418-8741

Personal information collected on the Liberty University Online Academy website is not shared with third parties.

How we use this information

Liberty University uses information collected automatically to better understand the needs of website visitors so that we may improve our websites and services.

Information you provide may be used by the university for marketing purposes. If you do not wish to receive marketing emails or phone calls, you may use the opt-out feature on our emails or call the university at (800) 543-5317 or (800) 424-9595.

How to update your information

Our student and faculty services sites, including ASIST, provide you with the option of changing and modifying information you have previously provided to us.

Changes to this policy

The university reserves the right to append or otherwise modify this Privacy Policy at any time. We expect any such changes to be minor, and notification of all changes will be made on this page. Each version of the Privacy Policy will be dated at the bottom of the page.

Latest Update: June 2010

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1971 University Boulevard · Lynchburg, VA 24515 · (800) 628-7973
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