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Hawkeye Website Privacy Policy

Hawkeye Community College is committed to protecting your privacy. Any information you voluntarily provide to us such as email address, name, or phone number through the Hawkeye website, www.hawkeyecollege.edu, will never be sold or traded to a third party.

Information Gathered Automatically

Each time you visit www.hawkeyecollege.edu or open an email from the College, web analytical information is automatically gathered. Examples of this information include, but are not limited to:

  • IP address
  • Referring website
  • Operating system and web browser
  • Date and time of visit
  • Web pages viewed
  • Terms used to search website
  • Email clicks or other actions taken

Unless you take steps to browse the Internet anonymously, or opt-out, Hawkeye Community College, similar to most institutions and organizations on the Internet, tracks web browsing patterns to understand how our sites are being used.

Cookies

Information is collected through the use of "cookies," which are text files placed on your computer, to evaluate usage patterns so we can improve both content and distribution. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however, doing so may prevent you from using the full functionality of all of our websites.

Pixel Tags

Pixel tags are tiny image files that may be used to monitor website use. Disabling cookies in your web browser preferences will prevent pixel tags from collecting any unique information.

Pixel tags also may be used to track whether you open email messages we send. You can disable some pixel tags by turning off HTML display or images in your email software.

Third Party Tracking Tools

Third-party tools like Google Analytics help website administrators track site usage, understand how users find sites, and improve website function and content.

Other third-party tools show Hawkeye Community College advertisements on sites across the web. Using cookies and related technologies, these tools show ads to people who’ve previously visited our website or might be interested in our sites based on other sites they’ve visited.

Also see Google Analytics terms of service and Google's privacy practices.

Third-Party Cookies

Cookies may be set by an organization other than www.hawkeyecollege.edu. These “third-party cookies” may, for example, originate from websites such as YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus, Instagram, LinkedIn, or other social media services for which www.hawkeyecollege.edu has implemented “plug-ins.” The cookie policies of these sites change over time, so you should review their policies by visiting site’s privacy policy.

You may disable cookies through your individual browser options.

Information You Provide

To communicate effectively with visitors to our website, we may ask you for personally-identifiable information. Hawkeye Community College will never sell or trade personally-identifiable information you voluntarily provide to us such as name, email address, or phone number, to any third party unless one of the following conditions apply:

  • We have your consent to share the information.
  • We are required by law to provide information

Applicant Data

Applicant information may be used by Hawkeye Community College faculty and staff for admissions-related processes such as collecting application materials and communicating with applicants and prospective applicants regarding Hawkeye the admissions process and their status.

Information Protection

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of information we gather about you, Hawkeye has taken commercially reasonable steps to protect the information.

Links

Hawkeye Community College website may include links to non-Hawkeye Community College websites. Hawkeye is not responsible for privacy practices on non-Hawkeye websites.

Disclaimer

Web technologies are continually changing.  Any changes to Hawkeye’s online policies privacy practices will be posted on this page.

Consent

By using Hawkeye Community College websites, you consent to the terms of this privacy statement.

Contact

Email the webmaster with questions about this statement.

Public Relations and Marketing

Hawkeye Center 222
319-296-4028
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Webmaster

Krystal Grady
319-296-2329 ext.1796
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