Privacy Policy and Terms of Use

Personal information is not collected automatically

Personal information is not automatically collected from you when you visit Kingswood’s website. You may choose to provide personal information via web form or email when applying to the university, making a donation, or when using any other form on the web site. Any personal information that you provide will be protected in accordance with applicable Canadian and US privacy laws and Kingswood policy.

Information gathered automatically

Kingswood’s web server logs some information about Internet traffic on its pages. These logs capture aggregate, generic, non-personal identifying information about visitors such as the type of browser used, pages visited and duration of stay. This information is used to help us understand our Internet traffic and improve our website. The information is only shared between university staff and, at times, between university staff and those responsible for Kingwood web services.

In some cases, the Internet Protocol (IP) address of visitors could allow for individual identification. Please check with your Internet Service Provider to learn more about how they use IP addresses.


Privacy Policy

Information We Collect
In the course of serving you, we collect information about you from a variety of sources, including:

  • Information you provide to us on applications or forms, such as name, address, phone numbers, social security number as well as financial, biographical, demographic, military & selective service information, etc.;
  • Information we receive from outside companies, such as credit bureaus regarding your credit history and credit worthiness, marketing companies that provide info on educational and professional background, biographical and demographical info and interests, and other companies and information;
  • Information from current or past employers, such as employment status, dates of employment, position, etc.;
  • Information about your transactions or experiences with Kingswood University or its affiliates such as account balances, payment history, due and over due charges, etc.;
  • Electronic data collected automatically by software, such as IP address, browser used, Kingswood University login name, etc.;
  • Educational records from other institutions, such as grades, studies, interests, standardized test scores, etc.

The customer information we collect is used to provide educational and financial aid services and to help you achieve your goals.

Reasons for Collecting Information
Information may be used or shared within the Kingswood University family, as well as with authorized third parties, for a number of purposes such as:

  • To protect you from fraud, unauthorized transactions and the like;
  • To process your requests for financial aid;
  • To service your accounts with Kingswood University;
  • To keep you informed about services that can meet your needs now and in the future;
  • To process requests to transfer to or from Kingswood University;
  • To confirm eligibility for admission and other programs at Kingswood University.

Information Shared with Third-Parties
We share information with third parties when they are acting on our behalf, or acting jointly with us.

We may disclose all of the information we collect, as described above, with third parties that are acting on our behalf or are acting jointly with us, including:

  • Collections agencies;
  • Advertising and marketing partners;
  • Other institutions that are acting under joint programs with us, and provide services that are different than those we provide to you.

We only share information with third parties when those third-parties have agreed in writing to provide at least the same level of privacy protection as provided by Kingswood University.
We also share information with others as permitted or required by law such as (but not limited to) credit bureaus, government entities, in responding to subpoenas and other legal processes, and those with whom you have requested us to share information.

We do not disclose nonpublic personal information about our consumers to anyone for the purpose of marketing or soliciting products or services other than our own. We share information regarding past customers in the same manner as current ones.

Protecting Customer Information
We are committed to protecting the security and integrity of customer information through procedures and technology designed for this purpose.

The policies and practices described in this disclosure are subject to change, but we will communicate any significant changes to you as required by applicable law. The policies and practices described in this disclosure replace all previous notices or statements regarding this subject.

The policies and practices described in this disclosure apply to consumers who have, or have had, a customer relationship with Kingswood University.

How to Access and Modify Information
You may access your personal information or correct, amend or delete incorrect personal information by calling us at our toll-free number, 888-432-4444 or updating your student profile on Populi when applicable.

Use of Cookies
The Kingswood University Web sites 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 Kingswood University pages, or register with Kingswood University sites or services, a cookie helps Kingswood University 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 Kingswood University Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Kingswood University 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 Kingswood University services or Web sites you visit.

Terms of Use

Warranty Disclaimer
The materials on Kingswood University Web sites are provided “AS IS” and without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Kingswood University does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this Web site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Kingswood University does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials on this Web site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. You (and not Kingswood University) assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair, or correction arising out of the use of the materials. Links to other sites can be accessed through this home page. Such external Internet addresses contain information created, published, maintained or otherwise posted by organizations independent of Kingswood University. Kingswood University does not endorse, approve or certify any information, product or service referenced or provided at such addresses

Limitation of Liability
While Kingswood University uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on its Web sites, errors or omissions may occur. Kingswood University makes no warranties or representations as to the accuracy of this Web site. Under no circumstances including, but not limited to, negligence by act or omission, shall Kingswood University or any party involved in creating, producing, or delivering Kingswood University Web sites be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials on this Web site, even if Kingswood University or a Kingswood University authorized representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. In no event shall Kingswood University’s total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action exceed the amount paid by you for accessing its Web sites.

Kingswood University assumes no responsibility and shall not be liable for any damages to, or malicious software that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in its Web sites or your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video, or audio from its Web sites.

Conditions of Use
By using this site, you signify your agreement to the following conditions of use without limitation or qualification. Please read these conditions carefully before using this site. Kingswood University may at any time revise these terms and conditions by updating this posting. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the then current terms and conditions to which you are bound.

Restrictions on Use of Materials
This site is owned and operated by Kingswood University. Permission is granted to display and navigate around this Web site with a computer using HTML browser software, solely for personal, non-commercial use. Any commercial or public use of this Web site or any portion hereof is strictly prohibited.

Except as otherwise permitted by Kingswood University, no materials from www.kingswood.edu or any Web site owned, operated, licensed or controlled by Kingswood University may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way. You may download material displayed on this Web site for non-commercial, personal use only provided you also retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials. You may not distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, repost, or use the content of this Web site for public or commercial purposes, including the text, images, audio, and video, without Kingswood University’s written permission. Kingswood University neither warrants nor represents that your use of materials displayed on this Web site will not infringe rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with Kingswood University.

Jurisdictional Issues
This Web site is controlled and operated by Kingswood University from its offices within the Province of New Brunswick, Canada. Kingswood University makes no representation that materials on www.kingswood.edu or any Web site owned, operated, licensed or controlled by Kingswood University are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

Trademarks/Service Marks and Copyrights
Images displayed on this Web site are either the property of, or used with permission by, Kingswood University. The use of these images by you, or anyone else authorized by you, is prohibited unless specifically permitted herein. Any unauthorized use of the images may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.

All trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, and icons used by Kingswood University are proprietary to Kingswood University. Nothing contained on the Web site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark or service mark displayed on this Web site without the written permission of Kingswood University or such third party that may own the trademarks or service marks displayed on this Web site. Your use of the trademarks or service marks displayed on this Web site, or any other content on this Web site, except as provided herein, is strictly prohibited.

Inquiries concerning use of Kingswood University trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, icons, copyrights or other intellectual property should be addressed to:

Office of Communications
Kingswood University
PO Box 5125
26 Western Street
Sussex, New Brunswick  E4E 5L2
E-mail: communications@kingswood.edu

Any communications or material you transmit to this Web site by electronic mail or otherwise, including data, questions, comments, or suggestions, will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary and will become the property of Kingswood University. Such communications or material shall be used for any purpose including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast, and posting. Furthermore, Kingswood University is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to this Web site for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing and marketing products using such information.

Trademark/Service Mark Notices
All trademarks, service marks, trade names and logos used by Kingswood University are the property of Kingswood University.

We are very protective of our trademarks and service marks. All use of these marks must be with our permission. We will file appropriate legal actions to enjoin the unauthorized use of these marks. Under the law, we would be entitled to collect your profits, our actual damages and, perhaps, even our attorney fees. We thank you for your cooperation.

Other Information about Online Privacy
Kingswood University Web sites contain many hyperlinks to third party Web sites. In most cases, these links will open new browser windows. Kingswood University is not responsible for the content of the Web sites these links follow nor is Kingswood University responsible for the privacy practices of these Web sites. Kingswood University does not share individual personal information you provide Kingswood University with these third party Web sites to which the Kingswood University Web sites link. Please reference the privacy policies of these Web sites to determine their privacy practices.

Whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online—for example through e-mail, Web-based forms and applications as well as many additional ways, Kingswood University collects this information on its computing systems. Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your personal information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you’re online.

Disclaimer

External Links
This web site may contain links to, or be accessed through, links on World Wide Web sites of other institutions, individuals, or groups. Kingswood University is not responsible for the content, availability, operation, or performance of any other site to which this Web site may be linked or from which this Web site may be accessed.

Right Reserved to Change
The right is reserved to change any of the rules and regulations of the University at any time, including those relating to admission, instruction, and graduation. The right to withdraw curricula and specific courses, alter course content, change the calendar, and impose or increase fees is similarly reserved. All such changes are effective at such times as the proper authorities determine and may apply not only to prospective students but also to those already enrolled in the University.

The latest changes to hourly and salaried staff handbook policies are available at the office of the Vice President for Finance and Human Resource.

Statement of Non-Discrimination in University Programs
Kingswood University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and education. Kingswood admits students and employs individuals of any race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin. These have access to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally made available to students or employees at the university. Kingswood does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age or marital status in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other administered programs. Inquiries or complaints should be addressed on the appropriate form to the Vice President for Finance and Human Resource, Kingswood University.

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