Effective Date: July 1, 2018
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.
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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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:
to a subsequent owner, co-owner, or operator of one or more of the Sites; or
in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, or restructuring; the sale of substantially all of our stock and/or assets; or other corporate change, including, without limitation, during the course of any due diligence process.