Athens Technical College uses reasonable precautions to protect your privacy to the maximum extent possible on this website. Athens Technical College cannot ensure absolute privacy. We are not responsible for any breach of security or for any actions of any third parties which result from any such security breach. This policy informs you of the information that Athens Technical College collects from you at this site and what Athens Technical College does with it.
IP Address – Internet Protocol Address – a unique number usually assigned by an Internet Service Provider (ISP) to identify computers connected to a network (either a local network or the internet, or both). Your IP address does not identify you personally to us. We use this information to deliver our web pages to you upon request, to tailor our sites to the interests of our users, and to measure traffic within our sites.
SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) – high-level security protocol for transmitting encrypted documents over the internet that prevents eavesdropping, interception, or tampering.
Who will have access to my information?
To register for courses or personalize our services, you may be required to provide certain information as part of the process. We do not sell or disclose the contact information of our users to third parties. Athens Technical College will not disclose any personally identifiable information collected online to entities outside of Athens Technical College departments and agencies except (1) where you have given your permission; (2) where the information is considered public information under the Georgia Open Records Act O.C.G.A. § 50-18-70 et. seq., or other applicable laws; (3) where required to do so by other operation of law. Visitors should be aware that information collected through this website may be subject to examination and inspection if such information is a public record and not otherwise protected from disclosure.
In order to request information and materials, register or sign up for e-newsletters, or provide comments and suggestions, we collect your contact information for the express purpose of fulfillment of the requested services. At any time, you may opt out of any communications or services.
If you choose to register or enroll in Athens Technical College courses through the website, we will request information from you including your name, address, telephone number, email address, social security number, and/or your student number. Personal information that you provide via email or through other online means will be used only for purposes necessary to serve your needs. The service may involve redirecting your inquiry, information, or comment to another person or department better suited to meeting your needs.
Athens Technical College can use your IP address to compile site statistics for this site and the popularity of its various pages and functions. Athens Technical College will not attempt to match any personally identifiable information that you provide to Athens Technical College with your IP address unless there are reasonable grounds to believe that doing so may provide information that is relevant to or necessary as part of an investigation concerning the violation of a law or College policy. Athens Technical College may also collect information regarding the type of browser and operating system used to access this site along with the internet address from which linked to the Athens Technical College site as well as links followed to other sites from the Athens Technical College site. We can continue to improve the Athens Technical College website if we know which pages our users are visiting and how often.
Revisions to this privacy statement will be posted to this location so that you will know the type of information we collect and how that information is used.
If you have comments or questions regarding privacy at athenstech.edu, please contact us .