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Privacy

ION and the University of Illinois reserve the right to change, modify, or update this statement at any time without notice.

To protect your privacy, ION follows principles in accordance with worldwide practices for customer and participant privacy and data protection.

The Collection of Personal Information:

In some circumstances, personal information from you may be required by the ION or MVCR Websites, such as name, email address, mailing address, organization name, telephone number, etc. In order to register for a course, this information is required. Such information is used to customize your experience on our Website and to organize enrollment, registration, payment, and other administrative protocols. This information may be used to data collection such as demographics, but your name and personal information will not be transmitted through insecure means or used for purposes beyond administrative requirements or educational research. Administrative requirements may include the cross-reference of this information with external sites in order to validate information for the purposes of billing. In general, you can visit our site without divulging any personal information. However, there are areas of this site that require this information and may not be available to those choosing to remain anonymous.

Disclosure to Third Parties:

All personal information collected on this Website is considered confidential and is not disclosed to third parties outside of administrative and research purposes wherin all identifying information is removed and information is relayed as a collective and not individually with the following exclusions. Because of the nature of the online environment, all participants, including guest lecturers, have access to the names of all students within a course. All participants are expected to keep this information confidential. By accepting registration in an MVCR course, you are providing your permission for the access of the course by guest lecturers. Furthermore, you grant permission for access to the course by MVCR technical support personnel when necessary. While all copyright to information you post is maintained by you, registering for a course grants the University of Illinois and its designated parties permission to access the course archives for educational research purposes and administrative reporting. In such cases, your name and personal information will not be transmitted through insecure means or used for purposes beyond administrative requirements or educational research. With the above exceptions, the MVCR program will stringently comply with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.

Use of Cookies:

Some pages of this site use "cookies", which are small files that the site places on your hard drive for identification purposes. These files are used for site registration and customization during your visit to this Website. You should note that cookies cannot read data off of your hard drive and ION does not collect any personal information regarding your computer system without your consent. Your Web browser may allow you to be notified when you are receiving a cookie, giving you the choice to accept it or not. By not accepting cookies, some pages may not fully function, and you may not be able to access certain information on this site. You will also be unable to register for any MVCR courses through this Website.


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