PACIFIC WEST COLLEGE OF LAW

2011 West  Chapman Ave.
Orange, CA 92868
Tel. (714) 634-3738
Fax: (714 634-2283
Website: www.pacificwestcollege.com
Email: [email protected]

"Excellence through knowledge, Achievement through Commitment"

PACIFIC WEST COLLEGE OF LAW PRIVACY POLICY

Privacy Statement

Pacific West College of Law understands that the privacy of its students and web visitors/users is important. Generally, Pacific West College of Law does not disclose students’ personal information to any third party without the student consent.


In addition, we have adopted the following policy with regard to the collection, use, and dissemination of personal information requested from visitors to this site. Personal information is information associated with a user's name or personal identity. We are providing this policy below so that you may understand the terms and conditions associated with the provision of any personal information to us. Due to the evolution and rapid technological development, we may be required to change our privacy policy from time to time. Any change in our privacy policy will be posted on this page. Any change or alteration however, will not affect our general commitment to the protection of our students and visitors' privacy. Continued use of this Website constitutes acceptance of such terms and policies.


General Statement

You may visit our website without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. However, certain online transactions that you choose to engage in on this site will require your submission of personal information, including, but not limited to, application for admission and requests for documents such as your student transcript. As a general rule, Pacific West College of Law will not sell, rent, swap, or otherwise disclose to any third party any such personal information for commercial purposes. Such information that you voluntarily submit to us by filling out the online application will be utilized only for internal record keeping purpose, for admission evaluation purpose and for improving and customizing our website. To accomplish such purposes, Pacific West College of Law may disclose the information to its administrators or admin staff including [for purposes of the application process, initial evaluations of transfer student, application interview/meeting] who have a legitimate need to know the information. Pacific West College of Law also reserves the right to disclose this information under special circumstances, including disclosures required by law, disclosure required by Agency or Committee that regulates the College, disclosure required by court order or circumstances under which disclosure, in the sole discretion of Pacific West College of Law, is necessary to protect the legal rights, including the intellectual property rights of Pacific West College of Law and its administrators.


Personal Information Collected and Use of Information

Prospective student information submitted during admission process require applicants to provide personal information. Data collected includes contact information, employment information and education history. Except as set forth in our General Statement above, personal information that you provide us will be utilized only for the purposes stated above.


We do not intentionally collect personally identifiable information of children age 15 or younger. If you suspect that we have personal, identifying information about your child, please notify us immediately so that we may remove this information from our records.


Usage Information Collected and Use of Information

Pacific West College of Law may collect other information about its users that is not connected with any specific personal identity, such as data about usage. The following summarizes the types of information that we may collect.


System Information

When you connect to our website, our web server may record the information about your browser and operating system, date and time of access and the internet source which linked you to our site. The School's staff uses such information to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer and improve our website and to generate statistical reports that analyze general user information and demographics.


Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but you may be able to set your browser to refuse cookies or to alert you when one is being sent by which you can choose to accept or decline cookies. It is likely that some portions of our site will not operate properly if cookies are disabled. A cookie may also be used to deliver customizable and personalized services and information by tracking which pages a user has already visited. We may also use cookies to anonymously track session information, such as pages visited or duration of visit, which will help us continue to improve our website's format and content.


Security Precautions

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. Unfortunately, due to the nature of Internet communications, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. While Pacific West College of Law remains committed to protecting the privacy of our users, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure the security of the information under our control. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures (restrictions on staff access) to safeguard the information and secure the information we collect online. However, we make no representations regarding the veracity of such measures.


External Links

Pacific West College of Law website contain links to other independently run Web sites outside “pacificwestcollegeoflaw.com” domain that are NOT controlled by Pacific West College of Law and are NOT covered by this privacy policy. Pacific West College of Law is NOT responsible for the privacy practices, security or content of those Web sites.