Privacy Policy

What We Collect & How We Use the Information

Faith International University (FIU) is the sole owner of the information collected on the institution’s website at www.faithseminary.edu. FIU collects personally identifiable information from our users at several different points on our website.

We collect the email addresses and certain personally identifiable information of those who communicate with us via email. We also collect certain aggregate information regarding which pages users access or visit, and information volunteered by the users (such as on forms submitted or any surveys we might conduct). If you submit a form requesting a product or service from us, we request certain personally identifiable information from you on each form. You must provide the information requested in each field marked with an asterisk (*), which means it is a required field. Fields not marked with an asterisk are optional.

The information you supply is used to process your request and/or for billing purposes. If we have trouble processing an order, we will use this information to contact you.

From time-to-time we may provide students and/or alumni the opportunity to participate in surveys on our site. If you participate, we may request certain personally identifiable information from you. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. The requested information typically includes contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code).

This information is collected and processed through the Office of the Director of Institutional Effectiveness. All data is analyzed and the results are reported to necessary institutional personnel. We use this information to make necessary changes in how we conduct business, to create policy to present before the Governing Board, and to plan for the future of the institution, academically, financially, and service-wise.

When you submit information, you are transferring such information into the United States and you here by consent to such transfer.

Faith International University may also collect and analyze from visitors and users certain information regarding the use of the FIU website and services available therein. Information collected may include but is not limited to website traffic volume, frequency of visits, type and time of transactions, type of browser and operating system, etc.

We may use personal information to provide the services you’ve requested. We may also use personal information for research and analysis to operate and improve the Faith International University website. We may use third parties to assist us in processing your personal information, and we require that such third parties comply with our Privacy Policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures. We may use certain other information collected from you to help diagnose technical problems, administer the Faith International University website, and improve the quality and types of services delivered. We may provide non-identifying and aggregate usage and volume statistical information derived from the actions of our visitors to third parties in order to demonstrate the value of the website.

The information we collect is not shared with or sold to other organizations for commercial purposes, except to provide products or services you’ve requested, when we have your permission, or if it becomes necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person or as otherwise required by law.

 

Online Security

Faith International University has implemented processes intended to protect user information and maintain security of data. The personnel that have access to user information is limited and determined by the specific service being provided.

We have attempted to protect the Faith International University servers by locating them areas with security procedures, using of firewalls and implementing other generally available security technologies.

These safeguards help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of data, but no guaranty can be made that your information and data will be secure from intrusions and unauthorized release to third parties.

 

Compliance with Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

As a business service, Faith International University does not target its offerings toward, and does not knowingly collect any personal information from users under 13 years of age.

 

Changes to this Policy

Faith International University may periodically update this policy. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by posting a notice on the Faith International University & Seminary Site. We do not intend to reduce your rights under this Policy without your explicit consent, and we expect most such changes will be minor. Each version of this Policy will be identified at the bottom of the page by its effective date.

Any questions about this Privacy Policy should be addressed to registrar@faithseminary.edu or by mail at:
Faith International University
3504 N. Pearl St.
Tacoma, WA 98407 US

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