GCE Privacy Policy

Effective Date: July 1, 2018

This website is developed and maintained by Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (hereinafter “GCE,” “we” or “us”). When you visit our website, mobile apps, official social media sites, or other online properties, all collectively hereafter referred to as the “Sites,” GCE may collect and use certain information about you. We recognize that privacy is important to you. This Privacy Policy describes our privacy practices relating to how we may collect and use your information and your interaction with us through the Sites. Regardless of how you might visit our Sites, any information you provide or that is collected from you while on the Sites is governed by this Privacy Policy.

Contact Info

Grand Canyon Education, Inc.
2600 W. Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85017

Phone: 602-247-4400
Toll Free: 833-GCE-4400
Email: information@gce.com

Changes to this Privacy Policy

GCE reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time and encourages you to periodically review this Privacy Policy for any such changes. By your continued use of any of the Sites, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the current policy posted on the Sites at the time of your visit. If you feel that any of the Sites are not following their stated Privacy Policy, you may contact us at the above address or phone number.

Information We Collect About You

Information You Provide
We may collect information you volunteer, such as your name, mailing address, phone number, survey responses, site activations, and the email address of those who seek to communicate with us via email.

Information Automatically Collected
We may automatically collect certain information about your visits to our Sites (via cookies and other web technology), such as your IP address, browser type, and the time of your visit. We may also collect information about the way you use our Sites, including the specific pages you visit.

If you access the Sites from a mobile device, we may collect technical data and related information obtained from your device, such as the type of device you use, your device’s unique Device ID, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser you use, and information about the way you use our sites.

How We Use the Information We Collect About You
GCE may use the information we receive or collect to operate, maintain, and improve the efficiency or effectiveness of the Sites or our products and services; to perform analytics and conduct customer research; to notify you about updates to our Sites; to contact you for informational or marketing purposes; and for other internal business purposes.

We may also use the information we receive or collect to prevent fraud; to enforce the Sites’ terms of use, end user license, and other agreements we have with you; and to comply with applicable laws and GCE’s corporate reporting obligations.

When We Share Your Information
We may hire other companies to perform certain business-related services on behalf of GCE (“Vendors”) including, for example, communicating with you or payment collection. When Vendors work on our behalf, they are only provided with information reasonably necessary to perform their obligations to GCE and are required to treat such information as confidential and only to use such information to fulfill their obligations to GCE.

We may share your information with third parties, including law enforcement authorities, where we determine that doing so is appropriate to enforce our Terms of Use, protect our property, services, and legal rights, prevent physical harm to the persons or property of others, prevent fraud against GCE and others, support auditing, compliance, and corporate governance functions, comply with subpoenas, court orders, or similar legal processes, and respond to requests from law enforcement agencies, regulators, and courts as allowed by, or to comply with, any and all applicable laws and regulations.

How We Protect Your Information
Our Sites have reasonable security measures in place designed to protect against the loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction of information under our control. We take reasonable steps to ensure the data is reliable, accurate, complete, and current for its intended use. Personal information collected from visitors is protected in transmission to our Sites with Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol encryption. GCE abides by all laws concerning the release of personal information and does not sell or rent any personal information to third parties, except as described below.

Notwithstanding the security measures described herein, it may be possible for an unauthorized person to gain access to information about you. Therefore, please note that you enter information in the Sites at your own risk. You can help protect yourself by being careful and responsible when you are online and by being aware that you are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any passwords and account information you have regarding the Sites. We also advise that you use up-to-date virus scanning software on your computer to reduce the risk of encountering a virus through emails. GCE accepts no responsibility or liability for any loss or damage arising from your transmissions of data, the use of email or their attachments, or for any viruses or errors or delays in the contents that result from such email and data transmissions.

You may make a request to be removed from our mailing lists by sending your name, address and email to:

Grand Canyon Education, Inc. Opt-Out
2600 W. Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85017

If you do not wish to receive marketing emails from us, submit a request to: information@gce.com.

Upon request, we offer visitors the ability to have inaccuracies corrected in contact information. Consumers can have this information corrected by contacting us as described above.

Protection of Children’s Privacy

Our Sites are general audience sites not directed at children under the age of 13. If we obtain actual knowledge that any information we collect has been provided by a child under the age of 13, we will promptly delete that information.

Links to Third-Party Sites

The Sites may contain links to other sites that are not operated or controlled by GCE ("Third-Party Sites"). Use of any information you provide to or on these Third-Party Sites is governed by the privacy policy of the operator of those sites. Therefore, we encourage you to review that Third-Party Site's privacy policy and terms of use whenever you visit such sites. GCE is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of Third-Party Sites.

Third-Party Advertisements

GCE may periodically use third parties, including advertisers such as Google, Bing, and Yahoo, to serve advertisements or provide services on the Sites. These third parties may collect information, potentially including personal information, about your activities over time and across different websites when you use our Sites. Those third parties may also provide GCE with data collection, reporting, ad response measurement, analytical information, and assist with delivery of relevant marketing messages and advertisements.

GCE does not control these third-party technologies and their use is governed by the privacy policies of those third parties. For more information about third-party advertising networks and similar entities that use these technologies, including information and resources to opt out of interest-based advertising see www.aboutads.info/consumers and www.networkadvertising.org/choices.

You may also opt out of tracking and receiving tailored advertisements on your mobile device by some mobile advertising companies and other similar entities by downloading the App Choices app at www.aboutads.info/appchoices. Please note, opting out through these mechanisms does not opt you out of being served advertising. You may continue to receive generic ads while visiting our Sites and elsewhere online.

Business Transfers and Corporate Changes

We reserve the right to disclose and transfer all information related to the Sites, including personal information:

Applicable Law

This Privacy Policy is governed by the laws of the State of Arizona, without regard to conflicts of laws rules.

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