Our privacy statement

UWL Extended Learning is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Privacy Statement applies to the Extended Learning website and governs data collection and usage. By using the Extended Learning website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your personal information

Extended Learning collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Extended Learning also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, and preferences.

There is also information about your browser software that is automatically collected by Extended Learning. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by Extended Learning for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Extended Learning website.

Extended Learning encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Extended Learning so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Extended Learning is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Extended Learning and Extended Learning family of websites.

Use of your personal information

Extended Learning collects and uses your personal information to operate the Extended Learning website and deliver the services you have requested. Extended Learning also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Extended Learning and its affiliates. Extended Learning may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Extended Learning may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries.

Extended Learning does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Extended Learning keeps track of the pages our customers visit within Extended Learning, in order to determine what Extended Learning services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Extended Learning to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

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

Your ability to choose

You may inform Extended Learning, at no cost to you, that you do not wish us to share your information with third parties for marketing purposes or to notify you about Extended Learning products and services by sending us a written request via email to ex@uwlax.edu. Include the word "unsubscribe" in the subject line.

Use of cookies

The Extended Learning website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Extended Learning pages, or register with Extended Learning site or services, a cookie helps Extended Learning to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Extended Learning website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Extended Learning features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually 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 Extended Learning services or websites you visit.

Security of your personal information

Extended Learning secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Extended Learning secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this statement

Extended Learning will occasionally update this Privacy Statement to reflect company and customer feedback. Extended Learning encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Extended Learning is protecting your information.

Contact information

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site or your experience with this site contact: ex@uwlax.edu.

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Updated 6/25/2019