policy applies to United Theological Seminary’s
(United) two public websites: www.unitedseminary.edu and moodle.unitedseminary.edu.
collected while browsing United sites – United servers may collect the following information from all
computers accessing United websites: IP address, browser type,
operating system, page(s) viewed, and referring information.
This information is used to monitor the effectiveness of
United websites and does not track use by a specific user.
Cookies – You
will only receive a United cookie if you logon to the server.
This cookie is used to identify you and provide custom information
based on what type of a user you are (student, alum,
faculty, staff, etc.). If your browser does not accept cookies,
portions of the United websites will not be accessible.
Logons – Some
areas of United websites are password protected to limit access
to appropriate users (student, alum, faculty, staff,
etc.). Do not share your user name or password with anyone.
The server logs only the date and time a user last accessed
card information – You may use your credit
card online to register for certain classes or make a gift
to the seminary knowing that the security of your credit
card information is a high priority for United. Before entering
your credit card information, make sure you are connected
via a secure server (look for the lock on the status bar).
Information collected to process credit cards include:
name, credit card number, expiration date, and name on
card. This information will only be used to process your
requested transaction and then removed from the server.
Receipts containing credit card information may be kept
by the United business office.
information with other organizations and people not employed
by United – Employees of the seminary are not
permitted to sell or distribute credit card information
to businesses, organizations, individuals, or other entities
outside the seminary. Employees of the seminary are not
permitted to sell or distribute lists and/or addresses
of people in our database except in cases of cooperative
programs that are in the best interest of the seminary.
In such cases, we require an agreement that the use will
be on a one-time only basis.
information such as address, telephone number, email address,
etc., of alums or friends of the seminary in response
to requests from other alums, friends, or other entities
for personal use is not normally permitted and should usually
be referred to the appropriate department representative.
will occasionally send newsletters, brochures, e-news, and other
items of interest to people on our mailing list. This is
done via regular mail or email/electronically. If you would like to be removed
from our mailing list, please contact Ruth
651.255.6110. To be added to our mailing list, click here.
Last Revised: 1/8/2004