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Privacy Statement

In general you can visit the Mercy College of Health Sciences Web site (www.mchs.edu) without disclosing any personal information.
You will have the opportunity to submit personal information about yourself (e.g. name, e-mail) in order to receive or use services on our Web site.

Your personal information will be used only for the purposes for which it was submitted. For instance, if you submit an application for admission to the College, your information will be used only to evaluate your application and communicate with you about your status.

Note that any information you provide to Mercy College of Health Sciences will be used only by Mercy College of Health Sciences and its affiliates. It will never be supplied to third parties without first obtaining your consent unless we are required by law to disclose information.

As a result of your visit to the Mercy College of Health Sciences Web site, the College will not send you information, commercial offers or advertisements, including e-mail, without your consent. If you fill out a profile, application or other form on the web site, you have given us permission to contact you.  If the College uses your personal data to contact you, the College will provide you with a method for you to opt-out of future communications.  You can also contact the College by email, writing, or telephone at the below contact information.

Mercy College of Health Sciences has established and maintains reasonable procedures to protect the confidentiality, security and integrity of personal information collected by this site (www.mchs.edu).

Mercy College of Health Sciences and its affiliates are the only parties that collect personal information at this site (www.mchs.edu). Mercy College of Health Sciences does not allow any other party to use its site (www.mchs.edu) to collect personal information.

The term “affiliates” in this policy refers to certain organizations that provide technical services to Mercy College of Health Sciences for purposes such as processing applications and administering surveys. These affiliates collect and use your personal information only for the purposes authorized by Mercy College of Health Sciences and do not keep repositories of your personal information.

Links

There are many links that link to other sites that are not under the control of the College. The College is not responsible for the content of any linked site. The College is not responsible for any form of transmission received from sites linked to us. The College provides these links as a convenience and the inclusion of links do not necessarily imply endorsement of the College to the site. References to corporations or other entities, their services and products are provided without warranty of any kind either expressed or implied.
 

Use of Cookies
Mercy College strives to provide clear and concise information about its use of cookies and to inform all consumers about their right to consent to the College storing a cookie their device.

What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent from our web server to your browser, which is saved on the hard drive of your computer.  A cookie cannot read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites, and it will not damage your system.  We do not use cookies to identify you personally.

What type of cookies does Mercy College Use?
There are two broad cookie types: session cookie and permanent cookie.  Session cookies are used to keep track of information needed by a user and their browser on their journey through a website.  Session cookies have a short lifetime and expire within a few minutes of the user leaving the site.  Mercy College uses session cookies to keep you logged in for the duration of your visit, which enable you to complete certain actions on this website.  Mercy College uses permanent cookies to enable basic web traffic analysis using Google Analytics.  We also use permanent cookies to remember you when you return, but only if you have ticked the ‘Remember me’ facility on logging in.

Can I remove or refuse cookies?
 
Removing our cookies may seriously disrupt your use of our website, but you may do so if you chose.  You can change your browser settings to refuse cookies or alert you when a cookie is being sent at any time.  If you do choose not to accept cookies, some features of our site may not work as intended.
 
Remarketing
Mercy College may at times use a cookie for purposes of remarketing.  Remarketing allows Third party vendors (such as Google) to show past users of the Mercy College website additional advertisement of Mercy College when they visit other non-Mercy College websites. Consumers may opt-out of Google's use of cookies by visiting Google's Ads Settings.  Consumers may also opt out of the use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page

Changes to this Statement and Website
The College may occasionally decide to change our privacy policy, especially as new features are added to the College’s website.  If there are changes to this statement, the College will post those changes here so you are always aware of what information the College collects, and how the College uses it.  At any point the College decides to use your personal information in a manner different from that at the time it was collected, the College would notify you and it shall be your choice as to whether to allow our use of your information in this different manner.  Mercy College of Health Sciences reserves the right to add, change, delete or update information on the College website without notice.

Your Consent to This Privacy Policy
By using the College’s website you signify that you agree with the terms of our current Privacy Policy as posted in this area of the web site.  If you do not agree with any term in the Policy, please do not provide any Personal Information on this site.  If you do not provide Personal Information on this site you may not be able to do certain things, like visit particular areas of the site, request certain types of information, or send us email.