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Online Learning Website Privacy Policy

We have created this statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. We do not collect personally identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. This policy is your guide to how we will handle information we learn about you from your visit to our website.


We collect and store only the following information about you: the name of the domain from which you access the Internet, the date and time you access our site, and the Internet address of the website from which you linked to our site. We collect this anonymous information through pixel tags, which are small graphic images that allow us to monitor the use of our website. This anonymous information is used to deliver banner advertisements to you about our products and services as you browse the Internet. If you do not wish Wichita State University to collect this anonymous information, you may opt out by clicking here. Opting out will not affect your use of the Wichita State University website.

Email and Web Forms

You also may decide to send us personally identifying information, for example, in an electronic mail message containing a question or comment, or by filling out a web form that provides us this information. We use personally identifying information from email primarily to respond to your requests. We may forward your email to other Wichita State employees who are better able to answer you questions. We may also use your email to contact you in the future about programs that may be of interest to you.


We will not obtain personally identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. Except as might be required by law, we do not share any information we receive with any outside parties.


You may opt-out from communications by us to you at any time by contacting online@wichita.edu and providing the e-mail address that you would like to remove from our marketing database. Please include your full name, address, and telephone number to ensure proper recording of your request. We will process your opt-out request within 10 business days.

Display Advertising

This website uses display advertising for remarketing purposes to advertise on third party websites (including Google) to previous visitors to our site. It could mean that we advertise to previous visitors who have not completed a task on our site, for example, abandoning an inquiry form. This could be in the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page, or a site in the Google Display Network. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the Wichita State Online website. 


We utilize Google’s first-party cookies and Doubleclick’s third party cookies together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on a user’s past visits to the website. In addition, these cookies are used to report ad impressions, other uses of ad services, and interactions with the website. Of course, any data collected will be used in accordance with our own privacy policy and Google’s privacy policy.


You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Preferences page, and if you want to you can opt out of interest-based advertising entirely by cookie settings or permanently using a browser plugin.

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