Bakersfield College

Digital Privacy Statement

Bakersfield College Digital Privacy Statement

The following Digital Privacy Statement describes Bakersfield College's privacy practices in relation to information we collect through our website, through the software applications made available by us for use on or through computers and mobile devices, as well as through HTML-formatted email messages that we send to you. By accessing Bakersfield College's website, you are accepting and agreeing to the practices outlined in this Digital Privacy Statement.

Cookies

In an effort to improve the content of the Bakersfield College website, certain information may be collected when users browse our website. Some information is collected through the use of cookies—small data files sent from a website that are stored in a user's browser based on a user's Internet Protocol (IP) address. 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.

Cookies may be disabled by adjusting the setting of your browser, or by installing tools like Google's Opt-out Browser Add-on; however, this may impede the full functionality of the website, making the user experience less engaging.

User Data

We do not collect any unique information about you (such as your name, email address, etc.) except when you specifically and knowingly provide such information. We do not require you to share information that identifies you personally in order for you to use our website.

All information collected is exclusively for the college's internal use. We may use this information to inform you of changes to the website or provide you with other news and information about the site that we believe may be of interest to you, information that you have requested, or to provide you with details regarding a workshop or event that you registered to attend.

User information is neither shared nor sold to unaffiliated third parties for commercial use, unless:

  1. You give us express consent, or
  2. We are required to disclose it in compliance with state or federal laws.

Google Analytics

Bakersfield College uses Google Analytics and other tools to track data such as IP address, language, geo-location, browser type, operating system, etc. Google Analytics is a web-analytics tool that also keeps track of website activity and users' browsing habits, such as duration of time spent on the site. See Google Analytics' terms of use and Google's privacy policy for more information.

Third-party Websites

Our website contains links to other websites, including social media such as Facebook, Twitter, etc. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third-party websites.

Statement Amendments

We will update this privacy statement from time to time by posting a new version on our website. Check this page periodically to view the most recent version.

Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, please contact web@bakersfieldcollege.edu

Disclaimers

THIS SITE AND ITS CONTENT ARE "AS-IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT, FITNESS FOR PURPOSE, MERCHANTIBILITY, AND ACCURACY. CONTENT AND INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THIS SITE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. AVAILABILITY OF THIS WEBSITE IS NOT GUARANTEED OR WITHOUT DISRUPTION. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT THIS WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT, ELEMENT OR FEATURE IS OR WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR THAT ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT ANY OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED IS TRUE, ACCURATE OR NON‐MISLEADING. NOR DO WE PROMISE OR GUARANTEE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE WILL PROVIDE SPECIFIC RESULTS. WE CANNOT GUARANTEE THAT ANY PROGRAMS, FILES OR OTHER DATA DOWNLOADED FROM THIS SITE WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES.

BAKERSFIELD COLLEGE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WE DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR THE CONDUCT, OMISSIONS AND ACTS OF ANY THIRD PARTIES IN CONNECTION WITH OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND/OR ANY OF OUR SERVICES. TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR USE OF THE SITE AND ANY LINKED SITES IS ASSUMED BY YOU. SOLE REMEDY AGAINST US FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THIS SITE OR ITS CONTENTS IS TO STOP USING THE SITE AND/OR CONTENT. THIS LIMITATION OF RELIEF IS A PART OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN PARTIES.

The above disclaimers apply to any damages, liability or injuries caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect of any kind, delay of function or operation, computer virus, communication failure, theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use, whether for breach of contract, tort, negligence or any other cause of action. Use of this site constitutes your acceptance of the reasonability of the disclaimers.

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