Website Privacy Policy Posted 08/06/2013

Purpose: This policy describes how Benedictine University handles the information we obtain from the University’s website at www.ben.edu.

Policy Statement: Protecting your privacy is a matter of great importance to Benedictine University. Information we obtain and information you voluntarily provide to us through the Benedictine University website, www.ben.edu, will never be sold or traded to another school or business. We may use it to provide you with information we believe may be of interest to you, and we may share the information with third parties who provide services to us. At your request, Benedictine University will remove from its files any contact information you provided. If you use our website to reach any of our specific software applications, additional policies may apply. Benedictine reserves the right to update this policy without notice.

Information You Provide to Us

We do not collect personally identifiable information unless you voluntarily provide it to us when utilizing a service, requesting information or logged onto one of our application systems. Benedictine University is sole owner of information obtained through the website www.ben.edu. We use the information to conduct University business or to complete your request. We do not disclose personally identifiable information collected through our site unless we have your consent, or unless disclosure is otherwise permitted or required by law. Credit card transactions enabled by our website are processed through a PCI DSS certified credit card processing company. We do not collect or retain credit card information through our website. The privacy policy of the processing company controls the information they retain.

Information Gathered Automatically

When you visit Benedictine University’s website, some information such as your Internet protocol (IP) address, Internet service provider, operating system, the site from which you arrived, and the date and time of your visit may be collected automatically as part of the software operation of the website. We do not associate the data with any specific visitor to our website. We use the information internally to improve the site. In addition, Benedictine University is using Google Analytics, a web analytics service. Google Analytics uses cookies (small files sent to your computer) for the purposes of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity, and providing other services related to Internet usage. Google Analytics will not associate your IP address with any other information held by Google Analytics. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however doing so may prevent you from using the full functionality of the website. Benedictine University will not associate your IP address and web usage data with any other information held by the University that can specifically identify you unless required to do so by law. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google Analytics.

External Links

The Benedictine University website, www.ben.edu, contains links to external websites not owned by Benedictine University. Benedictine University is not responsible for and assumes no liability for the privacy policies or practices or the content of other sites. We encourage you to read the privacy statement of any website you visit, especially those that collect personally identifiable information.

Protecting Personal Information

Benedictine University has implemented appropriate physical, electronic, and administrative procedures to protect the personally identifiable information we collect online. The forms used on our website to collect personally identifiable information are secure forms and are indicated by the letters “HTTPS” in the URL of the form. However, email messages are not secure or encrypted. When communicating with the Webmaster or with other University personnel, do not share any personally identifiable information by email. Benedictine University is not responsible for the privacy of email messages in transit in either direction. While the security of your personal information is of great importance to Benedictine University, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you choose to disclose in email.

Changes to this Policy

If our privacy policy changes, we will post the changes at www.ben.edu/privacy. Your continued use of this site shall be deemed your acceptance of the modified privacy policy.

Mobile Giving
You may opt-out of Benedictine University’s SMS mobile giving correspondence by texting STOP to 20222. Text “HELP” to 20222 for help or visit www.ben.edu/text. Messaging and data rates may apply.
Contact Us

If you have questions about this policy statement or the practices of this website, please contact our Webmaster at webmaster@ben.edu. Alternatively, write to:

Webmaster
Benedictine University
5700 College Road
Lisle, IL 60532

 

Upcoming Events

Jan
18
CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER - MLK Kickoff Event: Networking Night - People to People
Main Campus in Lisle
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Event Details

CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER - MLK Kickoff Event: Networking Night - People to People

Date: January 18

Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Coal Ben

Contact: Cathy Gaddis    cgaddis@ben.edu

Event Description:

This Event is being reschedule due to weather concerns.

Join us for An evening of networking, pizza and refreshments with students, alumni, faculty and staff as we kick-off four days of honoring the memory of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King At Benedictine University.

To register, visit: http://www.ben.edu/Inclusion-Diversity/mlk.cfm

Jan
19
CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER - MLK Day of Service - Hope House
Main Campus in Lisle
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Event Details

CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER - MLK Day of Service - Hope House

Date: January 19

Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Event Sponsor: Campus Ministry

Contact: Carrie Roberts    630-829-6028    croberts@ben.edu

Event Description:

Due to weather concerns, this event is being rescheduled

Join members of our Benedictine University community and the staff of BenU Campus Ministry as they serve meals and beautify HOPE HOUSE. Volunteers will meet at the BenU Krasa Center at 12:00 PM and will return to campus by 4:00 PM

To register, visit: http://www.ben.edu/Inclusion-Diversity/mlk.cfm

Jan
19
CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER - MLK Event - Shelter Training
Main Campus in Lisle
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Event Details

CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER - MLK Event - Shelter Training

Date: January 19

Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Krasa Presentation Room

Contact: Michi Dubes    mdubes@ben.edu

Event Description:

Due to weather concerns, this event is being rescheduled

The purpose of this training is to prepare volunteers to assist in the resourcing, opening, operating and closing of a Red Cross Shelter in the event one is needed. Benedictine University is the DuPage County primary shelter for the Red Cross providing a safe and warm place to stay when disasters occur in our area. The mission of the American Red Cross is to “prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.”

To register for this event, visit: http://www.ben.edu/Inclusion-Diversity/mlk.cfm

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