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New England College of Business Privacy Policy

Purpose

New England College of Business is committed to ensuring the privacy and accuracy of your confidential information. New England College of Business does not actively share personal information gathered from its Web servers. However, while New England College of Business does not actively share information, in some cases New England College of Business may be compelled by law to release information gathered from its Web servers.

As part of its commitment to maintain the privacy of its Web users, New England College of Business, an accredited online school, has developed this privacy statement. The statement has two purposes:

  1. To educate users about privacy issues
  2. To inform users about specific privacy policies and guidelines employed at New England College of Business.

New England College of Business also complies with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), which prohibits the release of education records without student permission.

Scope

This policy is effective specifically for the features or data centers of the New England College of Business Website and represents the minimum requirements that must be in place. Individuals or individual areas that have computers and networks may have additional controls and security, but they are in addition to this policy.

Exceptions

The New England College of Business Website may contain links to hundreds of external Web sites. New England College of Business is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of the external Websites we link to.

Information Gathered by New England College of Business

New England College of Business Web servers may generate temporary logs that may contain the following information:

  • Internet address (IP address) of computer being used
  • Web pages requested
  • Referring Web page
  • Browser used
  • Date and time

The data is used in aggregate by custodians of information technology to tune the Website for its efficiency and is not ordinarily associated with specific individuals. Raw data from the Web server logs is only shared with the custodian of each Web site. Summary reports produced from the logs help Web publishers determine what Web browsers and pages are most popular. For example, if the aggregate reports show a particular Web page is very popular or used more by freshmen than by seniors, publishers might use this information to customize the content of that page and make it easier to find.

Third-party content

Some pages within the necb.edu domain may contain content that is served from external third parties. Please be aware that when you visit necb.edu pages that contain third party content, information such as your IP address, date, browser, and requested page are transmitted from your computer to that third party. New England College of Business is not responsible for the privacy practices of these external third parties.

Security

Although no computer system is 100% secure, New England College of Business has deployed extensive security measures to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of the information under our control. These security measures and our systems are routinely audited and updated by New England College of Business security specialists.

E-commerce

Sites within New England College of Business may enable you to pay for products or services online with a credit card. Although New England College of Business makes every effort to ensure that these third parties provide that these transactions are encrypted, New England College of Business is not responsible for the privacy practices of these external third parties.

Digital Millennium Copyright Act

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), described as the most dramatic change to copyright law in a generation, was the 105th Congress's effort to update copyright law for the digital environment. Please be aware that under the DMCA, New England College of Business reserves the right to terminate computing services of users who repeatedly infringe upon the rights of copyright owners.

Questions/Notifications

If you have questions about this privacy statement or notice of infringement, etc., please contact New England College of Business, LLC in writing at 10 High St., Ste. 204, Boston, MA 02110; Attn: Legal Department.