Privacy policy

Use of Cookies

The wdjoyner Web site might create “cookies” on systems belonging to wdjoyner Web site visitors. Information stored in cookies is handled in the same way as other personally identifiable information. No user information will be gathered through the use of cookies except that which is required to run the specific application(s) being accessed by the user and to provide information that is used to improve the wdjoyner Web site.

Use of Constituent E-mail Addresses

E-mail addresses obtained as a result of requests to the wdjoyner Web site will not be sold or given to any organization outside of wdjoyner for marketing purposes. The information collected is subject to the access and confidentiality provisions of the State’s Freedom of Information Act and other applicable sections of the South Carolina Code of Laws and/or federal law. E-mail or other information requests sent to the wdjoyner Web site may be maintained in order to: respond to the request, forward that request to the appropriate person or provide the wdjoyner Web designer with user feedback to assist in improving the site.

wdjoyner is committed to data security and the data quality of personally identifiable information that is either available from, or collected by, wdjoyner Web sites, and has taken precautions to protect personally identifiable information from loss, misuse or alteration. Any third parties responsible for this information are required to follow the same policies and guidelines as wdjoyner in protecting this information. Unless otherwise prohibited by state or federal law, rule or regulation, individuals will be given the ability to access and correct personally identifiable information maintained by the wdjoyner Web site that may be in error.

Overview

In general, wdjoyner ‘s policies governing the collection and dissemination of personally identifiable information follow the same rules that would apply to an in-person visit to our campus, and are governed by the same state and federal laws that cover such visits. In addition, wdjoyner complies with the Family Educational Records Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

Purpose

The purpose of the statement is to inform users of this site with regard to the collection and use of personally identifiable information. Nothing herein should be construed to, nor does it, create any new or different rights than those available under existing State and federal laws.

Definition of Personally Identifiable Information

For the purposes of this statement, “personally identifiable information” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable individual who is the subject of the information. This includes information such as names, addresses, social security numbers and credit card numbers.

Personally Identifiable Information Not Routinely Collected

Users are not required to provide personal information simply to visit the wdjoyner Web site or to access information. wdjoyner may request personally identifiable information in order to authenticate identities when requesting access to some types of information.