Wingate University has created this privacy policy statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy and to share our information gathering and dissemination practices.

This website may disclose personal information as required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary in order to conform to the law or comply with a legal process involving the Wingate University website.

Our policy explains:

  • The type of personal information collected
  • How personal information is collected
  • How we use personal information
  • The confidentiality and disclosure of that information

Personal Information

This site’s forms require you to provide your full name and other information in order to provide specific services. You may be asked to provide:

  • Mailing address
  • Campus address
  • Email address
  • Mobile phone number
  • Phone number

This personal information may be used for sending email communications to you. You may choose to opt-out of these communications by following the instructions in the Opt-Out section below or unchecking the notifications box on a given form.

Collection of Personal Information

Personal information is collected when you complete a form on this website. The information is transmitted to the designated authorized group. Your personal information is not stored by the website.

Your personal information is kept private and we will not share it with any other third parties except:

  • When necessary to comply with a court order or other legal process
  • When necessary to protect our rights or property

We take reasonable precautions to safeguard your personal information, but no amount of protection can fully guarantee its security. Information you submit via forms on the website is transmitted during the session by using the industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer encryption, also known as SSL. This is why you’ll see a closed padlock in the URL field for our website. It’s a visual reminder that your information is encrypted to prevent unauthorized access as it travels over the Internet.

Credit Card Information

When you make a donation, register or pay for an event or make a deposit to reserve your seat in an incoming class, your credit card information is used to make a transaction using PayPal. Information you submit via forms on the website is transmitted during the session by using the industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer encryption, also known as SSL. This is why you’ll see a closed padlock in the URL field for our website. It’s a visual reminder that your information is encrypted to prevent unauthorized access as it travels over the Internet.

As a third-party processor, data handled by PayPal is subject to their terms of use and privacy policies. Only PayPal has access to your credit card number.

How We Use Personal Information

We use your personal information to provide a customized and personal experience for you. You may receive additional email notifications that we think will be of interest to you. We also use cookies to streamline your access and use of the website.

Confidentiality and Disclosure

We take reasonable precautions to ensure your private information remains confidential and secure. We do not share your personal information with other third-party sites.

Opting Out

Each form that collects personal information to be used for future email communication gives you the option to choose not to be added to a mailing list. If you do not select this option, you may receive email from Wingate University.

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