Oglethorpe University is dedicated to protecting the privacy and
of Use. Use of our website constitutes your consent to this policy.
Protection of Personal Information
When an individual makes a donation, purchases a product, sends an
application, or otherwise contacts Oglethorpe University, we may ask
you for personal contact information such as name, address, and
email address. This information may be used to contact you regarding
the information or services that have been requested.
Neither Oglethorpe University nor our agents sell
any collected information to third parties.
In addition to personal contact information, when an individual makes a
donation or payment to Oglethorpe University we may ask for information, such as your billing address and credit card number. We
have taken measures to secure both your information and our physical
premises. We exercise care in providing safe transmission of your
information from your personal computer to our servers (unless sent
by a means outside of our control, such as e-mail). Your billing
information is not shared with other organizations. Your credit
card number is not retained once your transaction has been
authorized and processed, except in the case of payment plans or
recurring payment processing.
You can request changes to billing information you have provided us by
sending a letter to:
4484 Peachtree Rd, NE
Atlanta, GA 30319
Privacy of Children
The Oglethorpe University website does not intend to
collect personal or financial information on-line from children
under the age of 13. We will not knowingly collect personal contact
information from children under age 13 without prior parental
Some sections of the Oglethorpe University website
do allow for individual users to post comments and contact
information on their own without prior review by Oglethorpe
University staff. These areas are intended for site users over
the age of 13. However, Oglethorpe University retains the
right to edit and/or remove, without notice, any information that we
learn is inaccurate or inappropriate.
Oglethorpe University may use server-side cookies to collect
site-visitation statistics. We may also record and use IP addresses as part of our reports. We do not record, monitor,
or track an individualís use of this site.
Oglethorpe University may use client-side cookies to assist
users with site navigation, such as controlling window display or
menu options. These cookies do not store personal information
that is associated with an individual user.
If you choose to disable cookies in your browser, you will still be
able to view and use the Oglethorpe University website.
Links to Other Sites
The Oglethorpe University website may contain links
to other sites that may have different privacy policies. Oglethorpe
University is not responsible for the privacy practices or content
listed on those sites. We encourage you to review the privacy
policies of any third-party sites or services before providing them
with your personal information. A link to a third-party website does
not imply an endorsement of that site by Oglethorpe University.
Restrictions on Use of Materials
The content of Oglethorpe University's website is
protected by copyright and trademark laws, and is the property of
its owners. Unless noted otherwise, you may access the materials
located within the site only for your personal use. This means you
may download one copy of posted materials on a single computer for
personal, non-commercial home use only, so long as you neither
change nor delete any author attribution, trademark, legend or
copyright notice. When you download copyrighted material, you do not
obtain any ownership rights in that material.
You may not modify, copy, publish, display, transmit, adapt or in
any way exploit the content of the site. Only if you obtain prior
written consent from us — and from all other entities with an
interest in the relevant intellectual property — may you publish,
display or commercially exploit any material from the site. To seek
our permission, you may write to:
4484 Peachtree Rd, NE
Atlanta, GA 30319
If permission is granted by Oglethorpe University
(and by all other entities with an interest in the relevant
intellectual property), you may not change or delete any author
attribution, trademark, legend or copyright notice.
Disclaimers / Limitation of Liability
THE SERVICES, PRODUCTS, AND MATERIALS ON THIS SITE
ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. OGLETHORPE UNIVERSITY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES,
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES
OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. OGLETHORPE
UNIVERSITY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT ANY FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE SITE
WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED,
OR THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THE SITE AVAILABLE ARE
FREE FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
OGLETHORPE UNIVERSITY DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS
REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULT OF THE USE OF THE SERVICES,
PRODUCTS, OR MATERIALS IN THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS,
ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. YOU ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF
ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION TO YOUR SYSTEM. UNDER
NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE, WILL
OGLETHORPE UNIVERSITY BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE
MATERIALS ON THE SITE, OR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE PROVIDED PURSUANT
TO THE SITE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Changes to this Statement
Oglethorpe University reserves the right to modify
its terms at any time. When we do, we will change the "last
updated" date at the top of this document. Your continued use of the
website following the posting of changes to these terms will mean
that you accept those changes. If you have any questions regarding
this Privacy Statement, please contact the Webmaster.