Arcadia University Websites Data Protection & Use Notification


Arcadia University, a US-based educational institution, is operating in compliance with applicable regulatory guidance including, but not limited to, Personal Identifiable Information (PII), Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the European Union General Data Privacy Regulations (GDPR). Access to, and use of, official Arcadia University websites including the homesite, The College of Global Studies, Athletics and other public facing sites is expressly conditioned upon agreement to the following:

Data Protection

Arcadia University collects two kinds of information on our websites: (1) Optional information that is voluntarily supplied by visitors to this site who (a) inquire about programs, services, events and/or positions offered, or request additional information; (b) registration information that is voluntarily supplied by visitors to the sites who apply for programs, services, events and/or positions offered through the University; (c) allow an enhanced experience through the use of cookies; and (2) Automatically collected information to (a) allow an enhanced experience through the use of cookies; (b) capture data regarding navigate through this site for analysis of traffic patterns

Personal Information Voluntarily Provided by the Individual (Optional Information): Arcadia University uses the information you voluntarily submit to us for the sole purpose of providing you services. We do not sell your information and only share your information with process partners directly involved in the delivery of information for consideration, preparation for and/or delivery of services.

We may may also collect tracking information through the use of cookies, which place certain identifying information on your computer to facilitate your future access. Your browser may provide options to accept, reject, or provide you with notice when a cookie is sent.

Access Information (Automatically Collected): Arcadia websites may also capture data about the volume of visitors, variety, timing and other non-personal statistical information about traffic to our websites for internal use to provide a better site for our visitors. We may also log internet addresses that may be used for future distribution of Arcadia materials. We follow industry-standard precautions and procedures in transmission and storage to keep any personal data collected secure. The University reserves the right to use log detail to investigate resource management or security concerns.

Exclusions: We are not responsible for any breach of security resulting from an individual user's computer security failures.

Arcadia University websites link to a variety of other non-Arcadia websites and is not responsible for their privacy policies, security or how they may handle any user information they may collect.

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Copyright Statement

The text, graphics, photos, and other materials appearing on the Arcadia University websites are the sole property of Arcadia University, Glenside, Pa., and are protected by copyright law or other intellectual property law.

Arcadia University gives visitors permission to copy documents and other materials on this Web site for non-commercial uses within an individual organization only. Distribution, retrieval, storage or other use for commercial purposes is strictly prohibited without prior written permission from the University.


While every reasonable effort has been made to ensure current and accurate information is on Arcadia University websites, the information is provided "as is", "as available" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, and does not constitute a legal contract between the University and any other person or entity unless otherwise specified. Information is subject to change at any time without prior notice.

Responsibility for content contained within personal home pages or Web sites to which the Arcadia University Web site links resides solely with the author of such sites. Arcadia University is not responsible for any errors that might appear therein. Moreover, views contained therein are strictly the opinions of the author and are not officially sanctioned by Arcadia University.


Published Date: May 24, 2018