Privacy Policy

Saint Joseph’s College is committed to protecting your privacy. Any information you voluntarily provide to us through a Saint Joseph’s College website such as email address, name, or phone number will never be sold or traded to other colleges, universities, nonprofit organizations, or businesses. Saint Joseph’s College may use this information to inform you of changes to our website or to provide you other news and information that we believe would be of interest to you. At your request, Saint Joseph’s College will remove any contact information you provided from its files.

Information gathered automatically

Unless you take steps to browse the Internet anonymously, Saint Joseph’s College, similar to most institutions and organizations on the Internet, tracks web browsing patterns to inform understanding of how our sites are being used. Generic information is collected through the use of “cookies,” which are text files placed on your computer, to evaluate usage patterns so that we can improve both content and distribution. The following information is typical of what may be collected and stored automatically from all users accessing the website to browse or download information:

       Internet address of computer being used
       Web pages requested
       Referring web page
       Date and time
       Type of web browser being used

This information is used to occasionally create summary statistics which are used for purposes such as assessing what information is of most interest to users, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas. This information is not reported or used in any manner that would reveal personally identifiable information, and will not be released to outside (third) parties unless legally required.

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. This information is based on IP address, which is the location of a computer or network, and is not linked to your specific email address in any of the reports or other material compiled by Saint Joseph’s College. Additionally, Saint Joseph’s College will not associate your IP address and web usage data with any other information held by Saint Joseph’s College that can specifically identify you unless required to do so by law.

Some sections of Saint Joseph’s College owned websites use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies to help us analyze how users use our sites. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website includes your IP address. This information will be transmitted to and stored by Google on its servers. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Please visit the following pages for more information on Google Analytics terms of use and Google’s privacy practices.

Information you provide to us

To communicate effectively with visitors to our website, we may ask you for personally-identifiable information that can include, by way of illustration, name, email address or phone number. Saint Joseph’s College will never sell or trade personally-identifiable information you voluntarily provide to us such as name, email address or phone number, to other colleges, universities, nonprofit organizations, or businesses unless one or more of the following conditions apply:

  • We have your consent to share the information.
  • We are sharing such information in response to subpoenas, court orders, or legal processes.

External links

Some Saint Joseph’s College websites may contain links to external websites not owned by, or officially affiliated with, Saint Joseph’s College in any way. Saint Joseph’s College is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

Contact information

If you have any questions about this privacy statement or the practices of this website, please contact us at websupport@sjcme.edu  or send mail to:

Saint Joseph’s College
Attn:  Network & Web Services
278 Whites Bridge Road
Standish, ME  04084