Fortis College

Privacy Policy

Last updated: March 10, 2010

This Website Privacy Policy (this "Policy") tells you how Fortis ("Fortis College and Fortis Institute" or "we") collects, uses, shares, 并保护我们收集的个人信息,作为您与 网站,包括有关您过去使用的信息 website (this "Website"). Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address, or phone number, 这是不公开的. 

Please read this Policy carefully to understand what we do with the information about you that we collect as part of your interaction with this Website, and please also read our Terms of Use carefully to understand the other terms and conditions regarding your use of this Website. 本政策仅涉及本网站, 并且不涉及任何其他网站, 包括本网站可能链接的网站. 

A. 我们通过本网站向您收集的信息类型. 您提供给我们的个人信息

当您向我们提交信息请求时, 我们可能会收集您的个人信息,例如您的首选地点, program of interest, first name, last name, email, street address, city, state, zip/postal code, daytime phone, evening phone, graduation/GED year, as well as any other personal information you may choose to submit in the context of your request for information. 而您可以选择不向我们提供任何个人信息, 或提供有限的个人信息,作为您向我们索取信息的一部分, 如果您这样做,我们可能无法回应您的信息请求. By submitting a request for information via the Website you represent that you are over the age of 13.

当您通过本网站参与调查时, 我们收集你对调查问题的回答. Surveys are conducted at random and your participation in any survey is completely voluntary. 如有任何调查需要您提供个人资料, and you do not wish to do so, 您可随时停止任何此类调查. By submitting information in response to a survey, you represent that you are over the age of 13.

2. 我们通过技术收集的信息(a) IP地址. When you visit this Website, we may keep a record of the internet protocol ("IP") address of the computer you used to visit this Website. 

(b) Cookies. When you visit this Website, a "cookie" (a small piece of text) may be stored on the computer you use to visit this Website. 您可以选择让计算机在每次发送cookie时警告您, 或者您可以通过浏览器设置关闭所有cookie. We may use the cookie to maintain data related to you during your navigation of this Website, 记住你的信息,以便在将来显示相关的内容, 或者跟踪你的网页浏览习惯.

(c) Other Technology. Our Website may also use other technical methods to track the traffic patterns on this Website, 例如我们的用户访问本网站各个部分的频率. These technical methods may involve the transmission of information either directly to us or to another party authorized by us to collect information on our behalf. We may also use these technical methods in HTML e-mails that we send visitors to our website to determine whether such visitors have opened those e-mails and/or clicked on links in those e-mails. We may collect and store the information provided to us by these technologies in a form that is personally identifiable.

B. 我们如何使用通过本网站向您收集的个人信息

1. Internal Use

我们可能会将您的个人信息用于各种内部目的, including, but not limited to, 响应您的信息请求, 预测并解决您使用本网站时出现的问题, 并通知您即将发生的事件, course offerings, 以及我们认为您可能感兴趣的其他产品或服务. 这意味着我们可能会使用您的个人信息, 无论是结合从其他来源或以其他方式获得的信息, to market our services to you. We may also use personal information to investigate and prevent potentially unlawful activity or activity that threatens the network or otherwise violates this Website's terms and conditions for usage.

2. 与第三方共享您的个人信息

We may provide personal information about you to third party service providers that are not affiliated with us and who perform services for us or on our behalf. 这些服务的示例包括, without limitation, gathering your information, communicating with you, and/or other marketing services. We will provide your personal information to the extent needed in order for such third parties to provide their services, or in some cases, 供富通及第三方联合向您推销服务及/或产品.

C. 更新您的联络资料及选择退出

You can access, update, and change the contact information you provide to use in connection with a request for information, and modify your opt-out choices, by contacting us at You may unsubscribe from certain e-mail communications from Fortis by clicking on unsubscribe links in those e-mails. 

如果富通收到您的退出或退订请求, Fortis thereafter (i) will not contact you directly with marketing messages about Fortis products or services, and (ii) will not use personal information obtained from your use of the Website to contact you with marketing messages. Please note, however, that any such "opt out" only applies to Fortis and will not apply to any other third parties to which Fortis has already supplied your personal information.

D. 富通为保护您的个人信息而采取的安全措施

富通已经实施了技术, administrative, and physical security measures in an effort to safeguard the privacy of your personal information from unauthorized access or improper use. From time to time, Fortis will review our security procedures in order to consider appropriate new technology and methods to enhance our security procedures as new technology becomes available. However, 您承认并同意,尽管我们尽了最大努力, 没有任何安全措施是完美的或牢不可破的, and your personal information may still be accessed and used by others without authorization.

E. 我们不向13岁以下的人索取个人信息

本网站不招揽或以13岁以下人士为目标, 我们不会在知情的情况下接受任何此类人士提供的个人信息. In addition, Fortis encourages any child under the age of 18 to seek the consent of their parents before providing any information about themselves or their households to anyone on the Internet. Fortis also encourages parents to take an active role to protect the privacy and security of their children and to prevent the inappropriate use of information about their children.

F. Business Transfers

In the event that Fortis or any of its affiliates is acquired by (whether by sale of assets or ownership interests) or merged with a third party entity, we reserve the right to transfer or assign all of the personal information we have collected from you via our Website (including via any survey in which you have participated) as part of such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control. In the event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, 或者为了债权人的利益而转让, or the application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditors' rights generally, 我们可能无法控制如何处理您的个人信息, transferred or used.

G. Policy Changes

Fortis reserves the right to change its privacy policy by publishing new terms on the Website. Your submission of personal information after any such new terms have been published constitutes your acknowledgment and acceptance of same.

H. 关于本隐私政策的问题或投诉


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