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Website Privacy Notice

Standard Healthcare Services College of Nursing (“Standard College”) is committed to safeguarding and maintaining the privacy of your personal information. In providing its website, Standard College must collect and use (or process) personal data about visitors. This Privacy Notice describes practices related to the collection and processing of personal information when users visit the college’s website.

For purposes of clarity, “processing” as used in this notice includes the collection, use, storage, transmission, disclosure, and destruction of personal information. This Privacy Notice applies to all information collected by the college. By continuing to use and interact with the college website and providing your personal information, you are accepting the terms of this Privacy Notice.

Information Collected

In general, Standard College collects and processes two types of information through its website: (1) information voluntarily provided by you in order to receive requested information and/or services, and (2) information automatically collected upon your navigation to one of its website.

Information You Provide

Standard College collects information which you provide, such as when you: request information; use a device to interact with a website; create an account; log in; register for courses, programs, or activities; complete a web form; add or update your account information; or otherwise interact or communicate with the college (including via its website or other electronic means). The college then processes the information you provide.

Information Automatically Collected

When you use the Standard College website, it automatically collects information about the devices you use to do so (e.g., computers, tablets, mobile phones, etc.). The college collects your device identifier, web browser, IP address, and browsing information via “cookies” and “web beacons.” The college also automatically collects information about how you use the website, such as what you have searched for and viewed on the website. The information automatically collected will be associated with any personal information you have provided.

Cookies and Other Technologies Used by The College and Third-Party Service Providers

Standard College collects information automatically through various means such as cookies and web beacons.


The college website use cookies –small text files placed on your device – to keep track of information about your browsing preferences. Your decision to set your web browser to accept or disable cookies is a personal choice. However, without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of features and functionality college website, including those related to your preferences.

Web Beacons

Standard College uses web beacons to collect data from individuals who interact with the college website. These technologies, which are often small, transparent images, when loaded collect information about the requestor. This could include your IP address, and the date and time a website was accessed. Web beacons work in conjunction with cookies so if cookies are disabled, we are unable to collect unique information about you.

Processing Your Information

Standard College processes personal data for a variety of reasons, including to:

  • Carry out operations and manage the educational and administrative needs of the college community;
  • Improve its website and services;
  • Respond to your requests or inquiries;
  • Provide policy updates or safety alerts/announcements, and other information that we believe may be of interest to you;
  • Comply with and meet legal obligations, enforce agreements, and protect the health, safety, rights, and/or property of the college and its community; and/or
  • Prevent, investigate, and take actions regarding unlawful or criminal activity (including fraud or other misconduct), security or technical concerns, or unauthorized access to or use of the college’s data, users’ personal information, and college data systems.

Standard College will process your personal data consistent with the consent you have provided for a stated purpose, or as necessary to: (i) advance the college’s legitimate interests, (ii) perform a contract with you (or for your benefit) or fulfill a request you have made, (iii) comply with a legal obligation, and/or (iv) to protect the vital interest of you or another person.

How Information is Shared

Standard College may share your personal data with its third-party service providers to provide services or to support the college’s activities. These activities include, for example, online course support for students, benefit services for faculty and staff, or financial aid information. The college does not sell or rent this data. The college’s third-party service providers are not authorized to disclose personal data except as necessary to perform services on the college’s behalf or to comply with legal requirements. In certain instances, in order to provide services and to support college’s activities, or as required by law, the college may share your personal data. In these instances, the information shared will be limited to the extent necessary to provide the user-requested information and/or services, or as required by law.

Third-Party Websites and Content

The Standard College website may contain links to other websites as a convenience to you. These websites typically operate independently from the college’s website and if you decide to use these links, you will leave the college’s website. Standard College is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other websites and does not make any representations or endorsements about them. If you decide to leave the college website and access any third-party website, we strongly suggest you review the privacy notices or policies of that third-party website, as the college’s policies will no longer govern. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and information gathering practices, of these third-party sites.

Your Personal Accounts

Although Standard College has security measures in place to protect personal data you provide to it, you are encouraged to take steps on your own to protect your information by, for example, not leaving your web browser open and unsupervised, and using strong passwords and multi-factor authentication wherever possible. You should be aware that any information you post or disclose in social media, forums, message boards, and similar contexts may become public. You should always exercise caution before disclosing any personal data or other information in such contexts.

Retention of Information and Security

Personal data you provide to the college will be retained in accordance with the college’s record retention schedule, applicable laws, or until such time the service requested is no longer available. Standard College maintains administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to protect against loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction of the information you provide when visiting or using the college website. Standard College implements appropriate security measures to promote the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of any information in the possession (or control) of the college. Additionally, some features on the Standard College website may enable credit card transactions in order for you to pay your tuition.

Children and Minors

Standard College does not knowingly collect or use any personally identifiable information from children or minors as defined by the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act on our website.

If you believe that the college has collected personal information about a child or minor, please contact us immediately, at the address included under the “Contact” section below, so that the college can take appropriate action.


If you wish to ask questions, raise concerns, or make a report with respect to this Privacy Notice or regarding how Standard College processes personal information, please contact the Director of Compliance at

Updates to this Privacy Notice

Standard College may modify this Privacy Notice from time to time, in its sole discretion. We recommend you read the Notice periodically. If we make any significant changes to this Privacy Notice that increase the college’s rights to use personal information that we previously collected about you, we will obtain your consent through an email to your registered email address or by prominent posting on the college’s website. If the college intends to further process collected personal information for a purpose other than that for which the information was collected, prior to that further processing, the college shall provide you with information on that other purpose with additional information necessary to ensure fair and transparent processing.