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Broad College Executive Development Programs (EDP) is committed to safeguarding the privacy of personal data in compliance with federal and state laws, as well as MSU policy. This privacy statement outlines the collection, use and disclosure of information provided to the University through this website (“Site”) or other means, such as submission by learners or applicants. Your use of this Site is subject to all applicable state and federal laws, as well as general University policies.
The Site collects two general types of information: (a) information you voluntarily provide to the University, which may include personal information (such as your name, address, e-mail address, etc.), and (b) information that is collected automatically when you visit this Site through cookies, third-party tracking technologies and server logs.
Information Voluntarily Provided by You Through the Site
This Site will only collect personal information that you knowingly and voluntarily provide by, for example, responding to surveys, completing membership forms, sending e-mails, etc. The information collected by the Site is subject to MSU’s Institutional Data Policy. Generally, it is this Site’s practice to use personal information only for the purposes for which it was requested and any additional uses specifically stated on the Site. However, information collected through this Site may be subject to the University’s obligation to respond to subpoenas, court orders, discovery requests and requests for public records under the Michigan Freedom of Information Act.
Although this Site has security measures in place to protect personal information provided to us by users, users should also take steps to protect personal information by, for example, closing all web browsers after using the Site. Information disclosed in chat rooms, news groups, forums, message boards and similar contexts may become public. Users should therefore exercise caution before disclosing personal information in such contexts.
The Site complies with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard. When you engage in financial transactions at our Site, you may be asked for a credit card number. Unless otherwise noted on the Site, credit card transactions are encrypted and the server that processes your credit card information is secure. Such information may also be saved in an encrypted format or in internal systems that are protected by a firewall system.
Information the Site Collects Automatically
Third-party Tracking Technology
This Site uses Google Tag Manager, Google Analytics, the Google Search API, Google custom search, the Google Maps API, Urchin and third-party advertising retargeting platforms.
This Site uses a tracking technology called Google Analytics to obtain Site usage information, such as users’ Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, Internet domain and host names, browser software and the date and time that the Site is visited, which may be considered personal data in some jurisdictions. Data from Google Analytics allows us to monitor the use of this Site, understand how users find our Site and improve the Site’s function and content.
Our web servers routinely generate logs that contain the following types of information each time the Site is used:
The date, time and length of your visit.
The path taken through our Site and the browser being used.
The list of files downloaded and the amount of time spent viewing video or audio files.
The IP Address of the computer accessing our Site.
Any errors encountered.
This information is used primarily to monitor the functioning and integrity of the Site and other MSU websites.
Updating Personal Information
You may correct, update or remove the personal information provided to EDP through the use of the Site. In particular:
Contact information listed in the learner profile - to change personal information in the learner profile, log in to your learner portal and visit "My Profile".
When you submit information to MSU, or you use this Site and other services, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of that information as described in this Privacy Statement. Please note that other Michigan State University sites may adopt different privacy practices as their specific needs require.
Information Submitted to EDP
Department Use of Personal Information
EDP collects and processes personal information (including certain Sensitive Information, as defined in the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation) that is submitted to MSU from individuals who are, for example, applying for admission to the University, enrolled in the University, employed with the University, or are alumni of the University. MSU processes such personal information as necessary in the exercise of the University’s legitimate interests, functions and responsibilities as a public higher education research institution. Personal information submitted to MSU is subject to MSU’s Institutional Data Policy.
MSU may use information (including certain Sensitive Information, as defined in the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation) collected from students, alumni, faculty, staff and prospective employees to register and enroll persons in the University, provide and administer housing to students, manage student and employee accounts, provide academic advising, deliver education programs, analyze and improve education programs, outreach, make regulatory reports, comply with accreditation requirements and other related University processes and functions. MSU may also use information to conduct general demographic and statistical research to improve University programs.
MSU may share information (including certain Sensitive Information, as defined in the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation) with third parties who have entered into contracts with the University to perform functions on behalf of the University, subject to the obligation of confidentiality and safeguarding from unauthorized disclosure.
Retention of Your Information
Your information will be retained by MSU in accordance with applicable federal laws, state laws and the retention periods in the University’s record retention schedules.
MSU uses appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your information when you transmit it to the University and when the University stores it on its information technology systems.
Changes to Privacy Statement
EDP may update or change this policy at any time. Your continued use of the University’s website and any third-party applications after any such changes indicates your acceptance of these changes.
All of our web pages use "cookies". A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we place on your computer or mobile device if you agree. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and enables us to improve our website.
Types of cookies we use
We use the following types of cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies- these are essential in to enable you to move around the websites and use their features. Without these cookies the services you have asked for, such as signing in to your account, cannot be provided.
Performance cookies- these cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often. We use this information to improve our websites and to aid us in investigating problems raised by visitors. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor.
Functionality cookies- these cookies allow the website to remember choices you make and provide more personal features. For instance, a functional cookie can be used to remember the items that you have placed in your shopping cart. The information these cookies collect may be anonymized and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.
Specific cookies we use
The list below identify the cookies we use and explain the purposes for which they are used. We may update the information contained in this section from time to time.
JSESSIONID: This cookie is used by the application server to identify a unique user's session.
registrarToken: This cookie is used to remember items that you have added to your shopping cart
locale: This cookie is used to remember your locale and language settings.
cookieconsent_status: This cookie is used to remember if you've already dismissed the cookie consent notice.
_ga_UA-########: These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. This anonymized visitor and browsing information is stored in Google Analytics.
Changes to our Cookie Statement