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Privacy Policy

The Pima Community College Foundation (PCCF) is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience.

This Statement of Privacy applies to the PCCF Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the PCCF Web site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

PCCF collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address and telephone number. We may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by PCCF. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used to maintain the quality of our service and to provide general statistics regarding the use of our Web site.

PCCF encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from our Web site so you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. PCCF is not responsible for the privacy statements or content on sites outside of our family of sites.

Use of your Personal Information

PCCF collects and uses your personal information to operate the PCCF Web site and deliver the services you have requested. We may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of additional services available from us or our affiliates. We may also contact you via surveys to conduct research on our current and potential services.

PCCF does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists 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 personally identifiable information is not transferred to the third party.

In addition, PCCF may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis and provide exceptional customer support. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to PCCF. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

PCCF does not use or disclose sensitive personal information such as race, religion or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

PCCF keeps track of the Web sites and the internal PCCF Web pages that our visitors’ link to within our Web site. This data is used to develop customized services to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

PCCF will disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law, or believes in good faith that such action is necessary. PCCF will protect and defend its rights and property. PCCF will act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Community PCCF Web site

Use of Cookies

The PCCF Web site uses cookies to help users personalize their online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide you with a convenience feature that saves you time. They will tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize pages or register with the PCCF Web site, a cookie helps our Web site recall your information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information. When you return to our Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the PCCF Web site.

Security of your Personal Information

PCCF secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. PCCF secures the personally identifiable information you provide in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption – the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

PCCF will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect customer feedback. We encourage you to periodically review this statement to be informed of how we are protecting your information. PCCF welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that we have not adhered to this statement, please contact us at 520-206-4646.

Please be assured that PCCF does not read private online communications.