York College Privacy and Disclaimer Statement

College Disclaimer

This web site is intended for the guidance of persons applying for, or considering application for admission to York College of Pennsylvania and for the guidance of college staff and faculty. Nothing in this web site constitutes a representation or warranty on the part of the College.

The information in the web site is subject to change from time to time, without notice, as deemed appropriate by the College. The web site is not intended to be, and should not be considered, a contract between York College and any student or other person.

Commitment to Privacy

York College of Pennsylvania is committed to protecting your privacy and security.   Security procedures are continually updated and improved.  This on-line privacy statement is intended to inform you of the ways this web site collects information, the uses of this information and the way this information is protected.

Information Collected

It is York College of Pennsylvania's policy to collect the least amount of personally identifiable information required to complete a business transaction.  In some sections of our site, we ask for general contact information such as name, address, phone, email address and some other pertinent information.   From time to time, we ask for other information, for example when submitting an admission application or paying tuition.

Sharing Information

York College of Pennsylvania does not share personally identifiable information with third parties for their promotional use, unless we are required by law to do so.   We sometimes provide information to a service provider for the purpose of sending mail or email for a college sponsored or related activity.  The third party service providers are strictly prohibited from using your information other than to act on the college's behalf.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are small files stored by your web browser on behalf of a web site and returned to the web site on request.   Our web site utilizes cookies in our portal, myYCP, to carry data about your current session in the portal from one web page to the next.  The cookies we use are set when you log on to myYCP and are erased when you log off myYCP or completely close your browser.  We do not use cookies to track or collect personal information or to track the web pages you visit.   If you prefer not to receive cookies, you may turn them off in your browser, or you may set your browser to ask you before accepting cookies.   Some pages will not function properly if the cookies are turned off, especially in myYCP.

Security -  How do we protect your information?

York College of Pennsylvania will take reasonable steps to protect all personal information collected by using industry standard physical, electronic and procedural security measures.   We restrict access to personal data to employees who are required to view this information as part of their job responsibilities.  Whenever we prompt you to transmit sensitive information, such as credit card number, we use SSL data encryption technology.

Links to Other Sites

The York College web site links to a wide variety of other sites. We are not responsible for their privacy policies or how they treat information about their users.