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Website Privacy Policy

University of Houston School of Continuing and Professional Studies (UH|SCPS) wants to ensure that all visitors feel comfortable and secure in their use of this web site. As a demonstration of our commitment to user privacy and security, we have disclosed our privacy policy below. While we make a legitimate effort to ensure your privacy and the security of any information that you provide to us, we urge you to remember that privacy and security begin with you. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your student ID number and should exercise caution when disclosing information online.

Linking and Framing

Linking to or framing of any material on this site without the prior written consent of UH|SCPS is prohibited. To inquire about linking rights, contact Mercedes Suraty-Clarke by email: msclarke@uh.edu.

Personal Identification and Contact Information

The registration process for UH|SCPS requires you to provide personal information, such as your name and contact information. This information may be used by UH|SCPS to send you your student ID number should you forget it. UH|SCPS will not disclose, trade, rent, lease or loan your name or other personal identification information to any party outside the University of Houston.

Financial Information

If you choose to pay your registration fees on-line, you will be asked for credit card account information, including the name on the credit card, billing address, and expiration date. All of this information is encrypted using SSL, industry standard secure technology encryption that is designed to protect sensitive information. Your communication is authenticated using Verisign certificates. The credit card information that you provide at the time of purchase is used only to process that purchase and will not be disclosed, sold, traded, rented, or otherwise revealed to any other party.

External Links

The UH|SCPS site may contain links to other sites. These links are provided to help you find information, products or services that are of interest to you. UH|SCPS is not responsible for, and make no representation regarding, the privacy practices or contents of these sites. You should check the policy statements of these other web sites to understand their policies.

Opt-Out Policy

UH|SCPS offers registered users a means to de-activate their records. If, at any time after registering for information and paying course tuition, you change your mind about receiving information from UH|SCPS, you can deactivate your account by contacting UH|SCPS via email, telephone, or written letter. For legal and accounting purposes, your registration payment records will remain in the UH|SCPS database, but your login and your email address will be deactivated.

Correcting and Updating Your Information

Registered users: Update or edit your personal contact information. You will need your UH|SCPS customer ID.

Security

We want to provide a safe and secure experience to our site users. The university uses customary and commercially reasonable security measures to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the data under their control. Security measures include, but are not limited to, industry-standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology, Verisign certificates, firewalls, and internal policies to maintain the security of stored data. Access to personal contact information and registration payment records is granted only to the registered user and authorized UH|SCPS personnel. These safeguards help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of personal information and records. If your credit card information is stolen and used by a third party, under the Fair Credit Billing Act, your bank cannot hold you liable for more than $50 of fraudulent credit card charges. In the event of unauthorized credit card use, or if your card is lost or stolen, you must notify your credit card provider immediately in accordance with its reporting rules and procedures.

Statistics

For site management functions, information is collected for analysis and statistical purposes. This information is not reported or used in any manner that would reveal personally identifiable information, and will not be released to any outside parties unless legally required to do so in connection with law enforcement investigations or other legal proceedings.

Additional Information

Questions regarding this statement or the practices of this site should be directed to the UH|SCPS Assistant Director by email to msclarke@uh.edu.