NMC Privacy Statement

Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) operates several public websites including nmc.edu, wnmc.org and dennosmuseum.org. It is our intention to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while you are visiting our websites.

Our Commitment To Privacy:

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make a link to it available on every page of the NMC, WNMC and Dennos websites.

The Information We Collect:

This notice applies to information collected or submitted on the NMC, WNMC and Dennos websites listed above.

Information about your use of these websites is collected using server access logs and tracking cookies. The collected information consists of the following:

  • The IP address from which you access the website;
  • The type of browser and operating system you use to access our site;
  • The date and time you access our site;
  • The pages you visit; and
  • The addresses of pages from where you followed a link to our site.

The tracking cookies track anonymous data and are set by Google Analytics and handled by Google as described in their privacy policy. See your browser documentation and settings for instructions on how to disable the cookies if you prefer not to share this data with Google. Users with Google accounts may also opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting the Google Advertising opt-out page or by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. For more information about how Google Analytics uses cookies and IP address data, see google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html.

We use this anonymous information to help us make our sites more useful to visitors and to better understand how and when our sites are used. By using these websites, you consent to the collection of this data in the manner and for the purpose described above.

We do not collect information that is personally identifiable unless you provide it to us (such as your name and email address) so that you can receive further communications from us. You can opt out of receiving future emails and electronic communications. On some pages, you can request information, register for classes or events, sign up to receive email newsletters or catalogs, or donate to the college or its programs. The types of personal information collected on these pages include:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Credit Card Information (this information is not stored by NMC)

The Ways We Use your Information:

We use the information that you provide about yourself only to complete your request. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete the request. We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.

Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.

Our Commitment To Data Security:

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Privacy Statement Changes:

NMC may change its Privacy Statement from time to time, and at NMC's sole discretion. NMC encourages visitors to frequently check this page for changes to its Privacy Statement. The date that the Privacy Statement was last updated is listed at the bottom of this page. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Statement will constitute your acceptance of such change.

How You Can Access Or Correct Your Information:

You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by contacting us via the phone numbers and/or email addresses below. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information.

You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows error.

To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

How To Contact Us:

To be removed from NMC mailing lists for print publications such as Nexus, or to check your information or update your mailing address, please send an email with your name, address and request to helpdesk@nmc.edu, or call us (877) 922-1021 or (231) 995-1021.

To be removed from any email newsletter list, please use the "unsubscribe from this list" or "update subscription preferences" links at the bottom of any email message from that list.

For any other questions regarding personal information collected on our public websites, please send us an email at publicrelations@nmc.edu or call us at (231) 995-1020.

Last updated May 25, 2018

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