We take precautions to protect the information you submit to us by using industry-standard security measures such as permission-based and role-based access controls and SSL encryption, however no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is percent secure. As a result, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your information during its transmission or its storage in our systems.
Any credit card or other method of payment you use will be handled by a third-party payment processor that will be responsible for obtaining and maintaining your information under its own terms and policies, including whether any of that information is shared with us and, if so, under what conditions. We do not permanently store credit card information provided to us via the website either on or outside the website.
Any user identification names or passwords you use shall be maintained by you as confidential and should not be shared with anyone not authorized to have access to your personally identifiable information. You are responsible for and should take steps to reduce the risk of disclosure of such identification names or passwords, including, without limitation, using unique and strong passwords.
We use log data and ‘cookies’ to hold session specific information and to collect general information about our visitors. Cookies can be disabled on most personal computers; however, some web-based services require cookies for access.
We do not collect personally identifiable information about you unless you provide us with such information via online registration or participation in or use of the website features, functionality, services or otherwise. We may require you to provide additional personally identifiable information when registering or utilizing certain features of the website, such as name, email address, phone number, billing and payment processing information.
We may collect and use your information to personalize your experience and support your use of and access to the website and its features, to analyze usage, respond to inquiries from you, notify or update you about features, and/or address or prevent potentially prohibited and/or illegal activities.
We may use personally identifiable information or other information you have provided in order to communicate with you via text or other messaging technologies, our inquiries or communications to you regarding your enrollment, registration, or use of any feature or service on the website, and notices of developments related to the website and/or SVC.
We may also retain an archived copy of information you provided or we acquired as a result of your use of the website, including personally identifiable and non-personally identifiable information, as required by law or for legitimate business purposes.
We may share aggregate, non-personally identifiable information with third parties.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, student records are protected by the federal Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Pennsylvania law and SVC policy. Information about student access to education records and protection of education records is available in the Registrar’s Office. That policy also provides information on a student’s right to limit access to otherwise public directory information.
From time to time, individuals or companies under contract with SVC may have access to confidential information in the course of the service they provide to us, but they are not permitted to use or disclose that information for unauthorized purposes.