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Privacy Statement

Wor-Wic Community College (Wor-Wic) is strongly committed to protecting your privacy and providing technology that gives you a safe online experience. The privacy statement covers Wor-Wic websites only. Information collected through this website is used strictly for college business purposes.

We do provide links to third-party websites for convenience only and this should not be interpreted as endorsement or ownership of their content or policies. By using Wor-Wic’s websites, you consent to the data practices described in this privacy statement.

Collection of Non-Personal Information

Wor-Wic’s website may gather and store the following information about your website visit. This information can include your:

  • Your IP address and domain name used
  • Operating system and browser type you used
  • Date and time you visited our website
  • Web pages or services you accessed on our website

This information is stored and used aggregate only, and is not intended to contact you personally.  The information collected is used to improve Wor-Wic’s websites and services.

Use of Your Personal Information

Personally Identifiable Information (PII) that may be provided during the admissions, registration, gifting, or employment processes is used solely for those purposes and is restricted and protected in accordance with college policy and procedure, and all Federal and State laws and regulations.

Wor-Wic limits employee access to personal information collected through its website to only those employees who need access in order to fulfill official duties.  Wor-Wic does not sell or share non-public personally identifiable information with a third party, unless necessary to complete a transaction in the ordinary course of business, or as required by State or Federal law or regulations such as the Maryland Access to Public Records Act (Public Records Act) or the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Complete information on the handling of student records in accordance with FERPA can be found at U.S.Department of Education.

Wor-Wic 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 (email, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Wor-Wic may share data with trusted partners to help us perform technical support, statistical analysis, electronic or postal mailings, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Wor-Wic, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

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

Wor-Wic 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 Wor-Wic or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Wor-Wic; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Wor-Wic, or the public.

Use of Cookies

Wor-Wic’s websites use browser cookies (cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on your computer by a web site to help personalize your online experience. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser setting 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 Wor-Wic services or websites you visit.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)

Wor-Wic does not knowingly collect information or create profiles through our website for children under the age of 13.

Security of Your Personal Information

Wor-Wic CC secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Wor-Wic will take reasonable and appropriate steps to protect the information you share with us from unauthorized access or disclosure. The college strives to implement security measures that protect the loss, misuse, or alteration of data collected.

Changes to This Statement

Wor-Wic will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect institutional and customer feedback. Wor-Wic encourages you to periodically review this statement to be informed of how the college is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Wor-Wic welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Wor-Wic has not adhered to this statement, please contact the Director of Information Security and Network Infrastructure at infosec@worwic.edu.

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