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.
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:
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 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.
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.
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 (www.libertyonlineacademy.com) 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.
Liberty University Online Academy
1971 University Boulevard
Lynchburg, VA 24502
Personal information collected on the Liberty University Online Academy website is not shared with third parties.
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.
Our student and faculty services sites, including ASIST, provide you with the option of changing and modifying information you have previously provided to us.
Latest Update: June 2010