Northwest College

Privacy Policy

We appreciate your interest in Northwest College and reviewing our privacy policy. Northwest College does not collect personal information about visitors to our website unless you choose to provide that information to us. Northwest College does not sell web visitor information to parties outside Northwest College.

Information Collected and Stored Automatically
Northwest College automatically gathers and stores the following information about your web visit. This information is stored only to track the use of our website and improve it. This information will not be used to contact you personally.

  1. The IP address from which you accessed our website
  2. The name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example,, if you are connecting from an MSN account)
  3. The type of browser and operating system used to access our website
  4. The date and time you access our site
  5. Pages, files, documents and links that you visit
  6. The Internet address of the website from which you linked to this website

Northwest College uses cookies only when there is a need. Cookies are small, text only files that our web server loads onto your machine and they cannot be used to "steal" information from your system. Cookies allow Northwest College to recognize your visit to our site and adjust content delivery to suit your preferences. Northwest College does not use them for any other purpose.

Personal Information
Northwest College will only collect personal information which you knowingly and voluntarily provide. For example, requesting information, registering for classes, registering for events or other programs, purchasing merchandise, or signing up for mailing lists. If you have an immediate concern as per your personal information, please do not hesitate to send an email to our Web Developer.

The college does not actively solicit information from children (under the age of 13). If a web visitor who is known to be a child contacts the college, we will use that information only to respond to their message.

Northwest College takes reasonable precautions to ensure that all credit card transactions that occur on the website are secure. When you submit your credit card for purchase at the Northwest College website, that transaction is encrypted using "Secure Socket Layer" (SSL) encryption to prevent your credit card information from being seen as it travels over the Internet to our servers. We monitor network traffic to ensure that our site remains available to all users and to identify unauthorized attempts to access, upload or change information or otherwise cause damage.

Unauthorized access is prohibited and punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

Comments & Questions
If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please email the Web Office.