Delaware Valley College respects the privacy of visitors to our site, http://delval.edu. This statement is present to inform site visitors of the information that is collected; the means by which data is collected; and how collected information is utilized.

By using our site, you imply consent to the policy below. If you have concerns or questions with the policy below, please discontinue your visit to http://delval.edu and/or contact us at webmaster@delval.edu.

Data Collected

Delaware Valley College may monitor the pages visited on our site; the reference page (previous page visited) used to navigate to our site; the date and time of the site visit; the duration of time spent on our site and each individual page; the operating system of the computer used to access our site; the Internet Browser used to access our site; capabilities of the Internet Browser used, including, but not limited to, screen resolution, browser release version, and media capabilities; the Internet Protocol address used to access our site; and the search queries used on our site.

Methods of Data Collection

Delaware Valley College utilizes third-party software to analyze a variety of information concerning visitor behavior on our website. While this information does contain some personal data, we do not collect your name, mailing address or other identifying information unless willfully submitted to us (e.g. a user-submitted form).

Our software providers use “cookies” to store information concerning visits to our site. Cookies are text files placed on your computer for authenticating, tracking, and maintaining information about site visitors. Cookies allow the analytical software to monitor how individual visitors use the site.

You may refuse the use of cookies and other settings by adjusting your Internet Browser preferences. While this will help further protect your privacy, it may hinder your full use of the site, including, but not limited to, user-submitted forms, searches, and media.

Delaware Valley College utilizes this information to determine how visitors use our site. This information helps us to make our site as user-friendly as possible by anticipating visitor needs, preferences, and search goals.

Our third-party software providers may be required to transfer this information to third parties when required to do so by law. Data collected through our analytical software is stored on external servers. This data is secured with the industry-recommended levels of encryption. While this data is considered secure by industry standards, Delaware Valley College assumes no liability should a data breach occur. Please feel free to contact webmaster@delval.edu with concerns regarding this aspect of our policy.

User-Submitted Information

Certain portions of our site invite users to submit personal data for various purposes.

By submitting personal data, you imply consent for this information to be used by Delaware Valley College for the purposes indicated. This use may include, but is not limited to, registration, communication and survey purposes.

Requests for further information will be directed to the appropriate department to respond to your request. This information may be stored in order to respond to future requests and in order to facilitate improvements to our site.

We will not sell, exchange, or otherwise distribute your personally-identifiable information to non-affiliated sources without your prior consent, unless required by law.

If you have entered personal data for communication purposes, you may elect to opt out of future communications. Please contact webmaster@delval.edu with the following information should you choose to opt out of future communication: your name; the manner in which you were contacted or asked to be contacted by Delaware Valley College; the date of the latest communication you received from Delaware Valley College; the date or approximate date you initially submitted data for communication purposes

External Sites

Delaware Valley College may refer visitors to external sites that contain additional resources on academic, social, educational, financial, and other information.

Delaware Valley College provides these hyperlinks for the benefit of visitors. We do not imply endorsement of content, nor do we establish control over these sites. As such, we cannot be held responsible for change of content, change of location, or change of ownership of third-party sites.

External sites do not adhere to the privacy policy of Delaware Valley College. Third-party sites may either have no privacy policy or have a privacy policy significantly different from the privacy policy of Delaware Valley College.

If there is a concern regarding the content of a third-party site, please direct any and all questions concerning the hyperlink to the webmaster@delval.edu.

Questions or Concerns

For any other questions, suggestions, or concerns, please contact the Office of Marketing and Communications at 215-489-2457.