This notice applies to all faculty, staff, and students of Arcadia University and The College of Global Studies (“Arcadia University”, “Arcadia”, “us”, “we”) as well as individuals sharing their personal data with us such as university administrators, parents and guardians.
Arcadia University is committed to ensuring the security and protection of personal information that we process, and to provide a lawful and consistent approach to data protection. Arcadia is dedicated to safeguarding personal information under our remit. We will not sell personal information that you provide.
We only collect, maintain and share the information needed to deliver our a) educational and study abroad services and/or b) employer responsibilities, and to meet c) accreditation, d) regulatory and e) statutory requirements. This includes but is not limited to: US regulation for Personally Identifiable Information (PII), Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), and the provisions of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“Regulation on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data”, hereinafter “the EU GDPR”).
Applicable specifically to students:
Arcadia collects and uses personal data for the administration of our study abroad programs and to comply with certain legal and regulatory obligations. The data is collected, used and shared to facilitate your planning, enrollment, participation and assessment in Arcadia’s study abroad programs. To that end, your data may be shared with home schools, host and partner institutions, health insurance companies, housing accommodation providers, financial service providers, internship placements and other relevant third parties who may process your data to facilitate your participation in your study abroad program.
We may collect and share the following types of personal data about you:
The personal data you have provided may be transferred overseas pursuant to the terms, conditions and limits specified by Chapter V of the EU GDPR.
Whenever we collect or process your personal data, we will only keep it for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which it was collected. At the end of that retention period, your data will either be deleted completely or anonymised, for example by aggregation with other data so that it can be used in a non-identifiable way for statistical analysis and business planning.
Applicable specifically to Arcadia employees:
Data in connection with your employment with Arcadia University is required for but not limited to: fulfilling the obligations established by any applicable US or local law, such as EU GDPR, immigration, labor, tax, social security contributions requirements, payroll, benefits, safety, other employee/employer requirements and/or contractual obligations as well as for the administration and performance of academic, co-curricular and related services.