A Word to Our Users

What information do we collect?

We at Watkins College of Art collect information from you when you register on our site or for a course, apply for admission, or complete a form. Among the information collected may be: your name, e-mail address, contact details, as well as address.

How do we use your information?

The information we collect from you on our secure server may be used in one of the following ways:

  1. To help us better respond to your individual needs as an applicant, student, alumnus, member of the public, or other category of inquirer;
  2. To improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we received from you;
  3. To more effectively respond to customer service request and support needs;
  4. To customize information and advertising about programs, deadlines, events, and other Watkins information we think you would benefit from knowing

Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, or provided to other companies for any reason other than for the express purpose of better delivering appropriate advertising or services as defined by the college.

Please note that if at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving Watkins e-mails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each dispatch.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information.

Do we use cookies?

Yes, we use cookies in order to identify and provide users with customized messages and advertising based on their respective interests and usage patterns.

Do we disclose information to outside parties?

We do not sell or trade to outside parties your personally identifiable information. However, this does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business and marketing, and/or otherwise servicing your interests as a user. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or other rights, property, or safety. Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Tell me about third-party links.

Occasionally, we may enlist or include third-party products or services on our website. These sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we week to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Does this privacy policy apply online only?

Yes, this online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Am I consenting to your policy by using the Watkins site?

Yes, by using our site, you consent to our privacy policy. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page. If you have questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us by writing to: webmaster@watkins.edu.