Privacy Policy

尼科尔斯学院(“尼科尔斯”)完全致力于提供一个信息丰富的, useful, and engaging website for its visitors. This privacy policy sets out how Nichols uses and protects any information that you give to Nichols when you use Nichols-controlled and operated websites as well as other information you may provide to us from time to time.

尼科尔斯学院致力于确保您的隐私受到保护. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website or through other mechanisms, it will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

What We Collect

Nichols collects two kinds of information on its websites: 1) information you voluntarily supply when you visit the website and register an account, fill out a form to request information, “opt-in” for participation in a service, complete a survey, or engage with other site features; and 2) information that is collected automatically as you navigate the site.

除了您主动提供给我们的任何个人信息之外, 尼科尔斯系统自动记录某些非个人信息,例如:

  • The name of the domain and host from which you access the Web;
  • The geographic location of your point of connectivity;
  • 您正在使用的计算机的互联网协议(IP)地址;
  • The browser used and the operating system you are using;
  • The date and time you access this site;
  • 特定于访问者的信息,如访问/访问的页面, the order in which they were visited, the hyperlinks employed, 以及直接链接到本网站的网址.

Nichols may also collect tracking information through the use of “cookies” — cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer to facilitate your future access to websites. 在你表明身份之前,你的来访是匿名的. 收集的信息将用于学院内部用途, 并改善尼科尔斯整体网站的内容和导航.

Nichols uses Google Analytics to help manage our website. 有关谷歌如何使用/维护用户信息的更多信息,请参阅隐私和条款页面.

Privacy Policy: What We Do with the Information We Gather

我们利用这些信息了解您的需求,为您提供更好的服务. In particular, for the following reasons:

  • To answer a question you have asked;
  • 向您提供您所要求的信息或服务(e).g., newsletter);
  • For internal record keeping;
  • 改善我们的服务,包括网站的性能和功能;
  • To periodically send promotional emails about College programs, events, or other information we think you may find interesting, using the email address you have provided; and
  • 我们也可能不时使用您的信息与您联系,以进行市场调查.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place industry standard physical, electronic, 以及管理程序来保护和保护我们在网上收集的信息.

Links to Other Websites

尼科尔斯的网页可能包含其他感兴趣的网站的链接. However, once you use these links and leave the Nichols website, 您应该注意,我们无法控制其他第三方网站. Nichols is not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide while visiting third-party websites and this privacy policy does not govern such sites. 您应谨慎行事,并查看适用于相关第三方网站的隐私声明.

Links to Online Forums

Nichols为用户提供论坛、留言板和其他协作功能. The College does not ordinarily log public chat sessions, however, any information disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should therefore exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information in such places. 如果尼科尔斯有合理的理由怀疑滥用,则可以收集此类信息, unlawful conduct, breach of College policy, or other reasonable cause to collect such information.

Links to Online Surveys

尼科尔斯采用在线调查的方式,可以在学院的网站上进行. It is College policy that confidential information gathered in these online surveys is used only for the research purposes indicated in the survey. Unless otherwise noted on the specified survey, 您的回答是保密的,个人的回答将不会与其他各方分享. Aggregate data from surveys may be shared.

Controlling Your Personal Information

您可以根据本私隐政策选择限制使用您的个人资料. 如果您对我们如何使用您的个人资料有任何疑问或进一步的关注, 或者您认为我们所提供的个人资料不正确或不完整, please contact us with “Privacy Request” as the subject line in writing, at:

Nichols College
Information Technology

GDPR Privacy Notice

If You Are Located in the European Union (EU)

如果你在欧盟成员国接受尼科尔斯学院的服务, 或者当您访问尼科尔斯学院网站时,您是否位于欧盟(EU)成员国, we will do our best to observe the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other applicable data protection laws when we process your personal information.

可用于识别您身份的与您有关的个人信息(例如您的姓名和欧冠投注), 以及您的其他个人信息)在GDPR下称为“个人数据”. 如果您位于欧盟,我们为您提供或提供服务, the following additional provisions beyond the general privacy statements set forth above apply in relation to how we handle your personal data.

College Use of Information

  • Nichols College collects, processes and discloses Information and Sensitive Information from and about Information Providers only as necessary in the exercise of the College’s legitimate interests, functions and responsibilities as a private, not-for-profit higher education institution.
  • Nichols College collects, processes and may disclose Information and Sensitive Information from and about Information Providers who are research subjects in the exercise of scientific, historical research, or statistical purposes.
  • 尼科尔斯学院收集和处理来自就业申请人的信息提供者的信息, employees and immediate family members in order to enter into or administer an employment relationship with Nichols College.
  • Nichols College collects Information from and about Information Providers and may share it with internal and external parties to register or enroll persons, provide and administer housing to students, provide and administer financial aid, manage a student account, provide academic advising, develop and deliver education programs, track academic progress, analyze and improve education programs, recruitment, regulatory reporting, auditing, maintenance of accreditation, and other related Nichols College processes and functions.
  • Nichols College uses Information and Sensitive Information to conduct general demographic and statistical research to improve Nichols College programs.
  • Nichols College collects, 在内部和外部处理和共享敏感信息, as necessary, applicable and appropriate, to identify appropriate support services or activities, provide reasonable accommodations, 执行尼科尔斯学院的政策或遵守适用法律.
  • Information and Sensitive Information may be shared by Nichols College with third parties who have entered into contracts with the College to perform functions on behalf of Nichols College, 受保密和防止未经授权披露的义务约束.
  • Nichols College collects, 处理和分享来自校友的信息和敏感信息, donors and event patrons internally and with third parties for the purpose of management of your relationship and engagement with Nichols.

Third Part Use of Sensitive Information


  • Consent如果我们得到您的同意,我们可能会披露敏感信息和其他信息.
  • Emergency Circumstances: We may share your Information, and Sensitive Information when necessary to protect your interests and you are physically or legally incapable of providing consent.
  • Employment Necessity: We may share your Sensitive Information when necessary for administering employment or social security benefits in accordance with applicable law or any applicable collective bargaining agreement, 但须采取适当的保障措施,以防止进一步未经授权的披露.
  • Charitable Organizations: We may share your Information with not-for-profit organizations in connection with charitable giving 但须采取适当的保障措施,以防止进一步未经授权的披露.
  • Public Information如果您已明确公开,我们可能会共享您的信息和敏感信息.
  • Archiving我们可能会出于公共利益的目的共享您的信息和敏感信息, and for historical research, and statistical purposes.
  • Performance of a Contract:我们可能会在必要时分享您的信息,以执行您与学院签订的合同.
  • Legal Obligation:我们可能会在国际要求或允许披露的情况下共享您的信息, federal, and state laws and regulations.
  • Service Providers: We use third parties who have entered into a contract with the College to support the administration of College operations and policies. In such cases, we share your Information with such third parties 但须采取适当的保障措施,以防止进一步未经授权的披露.
  • College Affiliated Programs: We may share your Information with parties that are affiliated with the College for the purpose of contacting you about goods, services, charitable giving or experiences that may be of interest to you.
  • De-Identified and Aggregate Information我们可以不受限制地以去识别或汇总的形式使用和披露信息.


We implement appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your information when you transmit it to us and when we store it on our information technology systems.

Cookies and Other Technology

学院使用的cookie和其他信息技术数据可以在尼科尔斯学院找到 Privacy Policy.

Retention and Destruction of Your Information

根据适用的州和联邦法律,尼科尔斯学院将保留您的信息, 以及学院档案管理政策中适用的保留期限. Your information will be destroyed upon your request unless applicable law requires destruction after the expiration of an applicable retention period. The manner of destruction shall be appropriate to preserve and ensure the confidentiality of your information given the level of sensitivity, value and criticality to the College.

Your Rights

You have the right to request access to, a copy of, rectification, restriction in the use of, 或根据所有适用法律删除您的信息. The erasure of your information shall be subject to the retention periods of applicable federal and state laws and regulations. If you have provided consent to the use of your information, you have the right to withdraw consent without affecting the lawfulness of the College’s use of the information prior to receipt of your request.

在欧盟创建的信息将被转移到欧盟以外的尼科尔斯学院. 如果你觉得学校没有遵守适用的外国法律规范这些信息, 您有权向欧盟适当的监管机构提出投诉.

Updates to this Privacy Policy

We may update or change this notice at any time. Your continued use of the Nichols College website and third-party applications after any such change indicates your acceptance of these changes.