Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies to the  Sigma Phi Epsilon – Ohio Theta website.  By using this website, you consent to the data practices described in this policy.

We are committed to protecting your privacy.

Information We Collect Automatically

If you visit our website to browse, read, or download information:
Your web browser automatically sends us (and we may retain) information such as the:
Internet domain through which you access the Internet (e.g., yourServiceProvider.com if you use a commercial Internet service provider, or yourSchool.edu if you use an Internet account from your school);
Internet Protocol address of the computer you are using;
type of browser software and operating system you are using;
date and time you access our site; and
the Internet address of the site from which you linked directly to our site.
We will use this information as aggregate data to help us maintain this site, e.g., to determine the number of visitors to different sections of our site, to ensure the site is working properly, and to help us make our site more accessible and useful.
We will not use this information to identify individuals, except for site security or law enforcement purposes. We will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Sigma Phi Epsilon – University of Cincinnati – Ohio Theta or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Sigma Phi Epsilon – University of Cincinnati – Ohio Theta; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of our site, or the public.
We will not obtain personally-identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information.
We use this information to determine what pages and/or services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within our site to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Other Information We Collect

If you choose to identify yourself (or otherwise provide us with personal information) when you register for an account on our site or use our online forms:
We will collect (and may retain) any personally identifying information, such as your name, street address, email address, and phone number, and any other information you provide. We will use this information to try to fulfill your request and may use it provide you with additional information at a later time. We will not disclose such information to third parties, except as specified in this privacy policy.
If you request information, services, or assistance, we may disclose your personal information to those third parties that (in our judgment) are appropriate in order to fulfill your request. If, when you provide us with such information, you specify that you do not want us to disclose the information to third parties, we will honor your request. Note, however, that if you do not provide such information, it may be impossible for us to refer, respond to or fulfill your request.
If your communication relates to a law enforcement matter, we may disclose the information to law enforcement agencies that we deem appropriate.
We do not sell, rent or lease our user data to third parties.
We may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party.
We may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Sigma Phi Epsilon – Ohio Theta, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
We do not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

How Long We Keep Information

We may keep information that will collect for an unlimited period of time.

Keeping your data secure

Please note that electronic communication, particularly email, is not necessarily secure against interception. Please do not send sensitive data (e.g., Social Security, bank account, or credit card numbers) by email or web form.

Cookies

A cookie is data that is stored on your computer by our site or third-party integrated sites. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
We may use cookies in order to customize this site for return visitors. Additionally, third-party widgets such as YouTube or Flickr may install cookies depending on their configuration. You are not required to accept any cookies to browse or read this site.

Google Analytics

We use a tool called “Google Analytics” to collect information about use of this site. Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit this site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to this site. We use the information we get from Google Analytics only to improve this site. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this site, rather than your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information. Although Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit this site, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy. You can find out how to opt-out of these by going to https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.

Site Monitoring

For site security purposes this site employs software programs to monitor network traffic. Anyone using this system consents to the monitoring of their use by system or security personnel.
Unauthorized use, tampering with or modification of this system—or its supporting hardware or software—may violate federal or other statutes and may subject the violator to criminal and civil penalties. In the event of unauthorized intrusion, all relevant information regarding possible violation of law may be provided to law enforcement officials.

Changes to this Statement

We will occasionally update this Privacy Policy. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Policy to be informed of how we are handling your information.

Contact Information

We welcome your comments regarding this Privacy Policy. If you believe that we or are users have not adhered to this policy, please contact us using the “Contact Us” link at the bottom of this page and most pages on this site.