|Written by Jim Schmidt|
|Tuesday, 29 September 2009 17:06|
The college will not collect personal information about visitors unless the person affirmatively chooses to make such information available. The college web server automatically recognizes only the Internet domain and IP address from which a visitor accesses the website. This information will not result in the identification of personal e-mail addresses or other personal information. However, information regarding the volume and timing of access to the website is collected. This information is collected to improve the content of the college website and is not shared with other organizations. Only aggregate information is collected and visitors’ personal information is not identified. If a visitor chooses to share personal information with the college—by sending a message, or filling out an electronic form with personal information—the college will use the information only for the purposes intended. Information will not be disclosed to other third parties or government agencies, unless required to do so by local, state or federal laws.
Howard Community College strives to provide web-based services that are accessible to all users. The college seeks to assure that persons can access electronic information regardless of their ability to see, hear or manipulate computer hardware or software.
The college recognizes that federal laws such as Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act apply to the institutional web site. Technical standards that guide compliance are provided by the the World Wide Web Consortium's Web Accessibility Initiative.
The institution defines "web accessibility" as the ability of users to get information whether they use:
Regardless of origin within the college, all official content is held to the accessibility standards set by state and federal laws.
|Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 September 2009 17:20|