Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to libi.edu and Long Island Business Institute and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Long Island Business Institute include libi.edu and LIBI. The LIBI website depicts the college, the educational opportunities we offer, and the services our students, and potential students, can expect to receive By using the LIBI website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

COLLECTION AND USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

LIBI collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.

LIBI may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name. We may also collect your contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for the purposes of sharing the educational opportunities   available at LIBI with you. The college may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your age or gender. We may also ask you about your language preferences and high school completion status. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

We may use the information we collect through our site or mobile applications for the following purposes:

  • to respond to requests for information or to facilitate transactions or communications that users of our site or users of our mobile applications request.
  • to process requests and applications for prospective students.
  • to facilitate the educational experiences and career services offered to our students and alumni.
  • for marketing and market research purposes.

LIBI may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of upcoming college events, special programming, registration deadlines, and new programs available at LIBI. LIBI may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current programs or services, your customer service experience at the college, or to obtain your feedback about potential new services that may be offered.

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by LIBI. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the LIBI website.

LIBI may use Google Analytics, a third party provider of analytics tools or a similar third party service to analyze information about visits to our website. For information about opting out of Google Analytics please visit: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

LIBI encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from LIBI so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. LIBI is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the LIBI website.

USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

LIBI does not sell, rent or lease its  website visitor lists to third parties.

LIBI may contract trusted third-party vendors to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, or provide informational support. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to LIBI, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

LIBI may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within LIBI, in order to determine which LIBI programs and services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within LIBI to potential students/students/alumni whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

LIBI will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
(a)   conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal
process served on LIBI or the site;
(b)   protect and defend the rights or property of LIBI; and,
(c)   act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal
safety of  the members of the LIBI community, or the public.

USE OF COOKIES

The LIBI website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize LIBI pages, or register with LIBI site or services, a cookie helps LIBI to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as mailing addresses, e-mail addresses, and so on. When you return to the same LIBI website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the LIBI features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the LIBI services or websites you visit.

For more information about cookies, please visit http://www.cookiecentral.com.

REFERRING OTHERS

Occassionally we may offer you an opportunity to request that we send information or  otherwise reach out to friends or family members that you believe may be interested in learning more about our programs. All student referrals are entirely voluntary; if you choose to make such a referral, we may ask you for your name and contact information as well as contact information for the individual or individuals that you refer, such as their name, email address and/or phone number. When we contact your friend, we may identify you as the party that made the referral. Please  be sure that the person you refer is someone you know well and have knowledge that he/she would be interested in being contacted by us by phone or by email.

SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

LIBI secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.

CHILDREN UNDER THIRTEEN

LIBI does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

OPT-OUT & UNSUBSCRIBE

We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements and information about additional educational opportunities at LIBI. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from LIBI by completing the online Opt-Out Form or emailing mlee@libi.edu with “Email OPT OUT” as the subject.

CHANGES TO THIS STATEMENT

LIBI will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect feedback from the college community or as necessitated by new laws or regulations. LIBI encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how LIBI is protecting your information.

CONTACT INFORMATION

LIBI welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that LIBI has not adhered to this Statement, please contact the President of LIBI at:

Effective as of February 07, 2015