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NWTC Website Privacy Statement

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College is firmly committed to your privacy and information security. The College’s websites have security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under the College’s control.

NWTC Websites Covered by This Privacy Statement

This Privacy Statement discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for the College’s websites which include www.nwtc.edu, my.nwtc.edu, online.nwtc.edu, joborders.nwtc.edu, intranet.nwtc.edu, webmail.nwtc.edu, blackboard.nwtc.edu, classcart.nwtc.edu, corporatetraining.nwtc.edu, register.nwtc.edu, and www.nwtcbookstore.com.

Customer Contact and Financial Information

Application and registration forms housed within the College’s websites require users to provide contact information (such as user name, email address, and phone number), unique identifiers (such as user account or credit card numbers), and demographic information (such as user zip code, age, or income level).

By providing your phone number, you consent to receive text messages and/or automated calls from NWTC at any telephone number you have provided. If a telephone number provided is a mobile telephone number, you are giving consent to receive SMS or text messages at that number; standard telephone minute and text charges may apply. If you wish to opt out of the service, please contact a customer service representative at 920-498-5444.

How NWTC Uses the Information Collected

  • NWTC uses customer contact information from the application and registration forms to send the user information about the College.
  • The customer’s contact information is also used to contact the user when necessary.
  • Financial information that is collected is used to bill the user for classes and services that have been requested.
  • Demographic, profile data, and unique identifiers (such as social security numbers) are collected for serving our users and state reporting purposes only.
  • NWTC may place calls or texts to remind you of your admission or enrollment status, conduct student surveys, or to provide reminders while you are enrolled and after you leave NWTC.

Public Forums

The College’s websites may make chat rooms, forums, and/or discussion boards available to its users. Please remember that any information disclosed in those areas becomes public information. You should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

Google Analytics Website Reporting Service

NWTC uses Google Analytics remarketing codes to log when users view specific pages or take specific actions on a website, thus enabling the College to provide targeted advertising to users. If you do not wish to receive targeted advertising from NWTC, you can opt out by using the Google Advertising Preferences page.

Web “Cookies”

A cookie is a small piece of data that a website stores on a user’s computer; the user’s web browser provides that piece of data to the website each time the user returns. NWTC uses cookies to help the College understand web usage patterns and preferences in order to provide an enhanced user experience. To turn off cookies, set your browser to refuse cookies before using NWTC’s websites. By doing so, however, some parts of the sites may not function properly.

Cookies from third parties may be used to collect types of user data such as IP addresses and cookie identifiers for internet based advertising. That data may be used by third parties to target advertising on other sites. To opt out of receiving internet based advertising, go to the Digital Advertising alliance opt-out site www.aboutads.info or the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out site at www.networkadvertising.org/choices . For those in Europe, visit the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance opt out site at www.youronlinechoices.com.

 

Website Accessibility

NWTC is committed to ensuring accessibility of its websites for people with disabilities. If you have questions or comments regarding our website accessibility, contact web.team@nwtc.edu or 1-800-422-6982, extension, 6831.

Contacting the Website Team

If you have any questions about the NWTC Website Privacy Statement, the practices of the College’s websites, or your experience with the websites, contact the NWTC Web Team, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, 2740. Mason Street, P.O. Box 19042, Green Bay, WI  54307-9042

Phone Communication - Texts to You; Mobile Telephone Numbers

By providing your phone number, you consent to receive text messages and/or automated calls from NWTC at any telephone number that you have provided us. We may place calls or texts to remind you of your admission or enrollment status, student surveys, or reminders while you are enrolled and after you leave NWTC. If a telephone number provided us is a mobile telephone number, you are giving consent to receive SMS or text messages at that number. Standard telephone minute and text charges may apply, if we contact you. If you wish to OPT OUT of this service, please contact a customer service representative at 920-498-5444.

 

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