Privacy Policy

Commitment to Your Privacy

Protecting your personal privacy is a priority at Oakton. We are committed to safeguarding the personal information you share with us. This Privacy Policy tells you how your personal information is used by the college, and we pledge to take the appropriate steps to insure your personal information is used only in ways that are compatible with this Privacy Policy.

Information We Gather

Oakton collects both personal and non-personal information on our site. When a visitor completes a college application, scholarship application or other online form we collect such items as name, address, e-mail address, and date of birth. This data is collected and transmitted securely and housed in our college systems for processing. The information you provide is confidential and will only be used to develop our business relationship with you and meet your requests. No information provided by you or details of any business transactions are sold to any third party. Data is shared with third parties only when necessary to process a transaction, or to comply with appropriate laws and regulations.

Certain non-personal information is collected when you browse our web site, read pages or download information. This information does not identify you personally. It is collected to help us improve our web site and general services to the public. The items we gather will include the internet domain and address of the computer accessing the site, the type of browser or other client application used, the operating system of the computer, the web pages visited, the referring web pages and the time spent on our site. Cookies are also used by our site for session management.

Third-party Web Sites

Oakton's Web site provides links to a wide variety of other web sites. Oakton is not responsible for the content of these third party sites, and their privacy policies will vary. Oakton encourages you to be aware when you leave the Oakton web site and carefully read the privacy statements of any web site that collects personally identifiable information.

Updates and Questions

Oakton reserves the right, at its discretion, to change this policy at any time.  Please check back periodically for updates.

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Oakton College
Attention: Web Services
1600 E. Golf Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016