What information is captured when you visit Bentley.edu?
Bentley employs a variety of tools to provide you with an optimal online experience. Some information is collected automatically while other information is optional and based on user input.
Automatic information includes:
- Client information: the Internet domain and Internet address (IP address) of the computer you are using.
- Essential technical information: identification of the page or service you are requesting, type of browser and operating system you are using, device you are using, and the date and time of access.
This information is used to administer the website by understanding which parts of our site are most heavily used and what traffic comes from within the Bentley network.
Optional information is collected only if you choose to share it by completing an online form, making an online donation, making an online purchase, or sending an e-mail. This information may include:
- The time that you sent an e-mail
- Your name, e-mail address, and the content of your e-mail
- All the data you choose to fill in or confirm, including credit or debit card information if you are making a donation
User information may be shared with third-party partners to the extent necessary to provide and improve web services or other communications to users. Any third parties who receive user information for this purpose are prohibited from using or sharing user information for any purpose other than providing services to users
We may also provide your information to third parties in circumstances where we believe that doing so is necessary or appropriate to: satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request; detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; or protect the rights, property or safety of us, our users or others.
Links to Other Sites
The Bentley website contains links to many third-party sites which are beyond our control. Bentley University is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of third-party sites.
Important Technical Information
Bentley follows industry-standard precautions and procedures in the transmission and storage of electronic data. When you make online payments, Secure Socket Layer (SSL) server software in conjunction with your SSL-enabled-browser software prevents unauthorized access to the information you submit by encrypting it during transmission.
While we remain committed to protecting the privacy of our users, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems. We do so by using secure technology, privacy protection controls, and restrictions on employee access.
Accuracy of Information
All information provided on the official Bentley web site is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a legal contract between the institution and any other person or entity otherwise specified.
Although every reasonable effort is made to present current and accurate information and to monitor web content for compliance with institutional policy, Bentley makes no guarantees of any kind, nor does it take institutional responsibility for undetected, noncompliant conditions created without its knowledge or consent and in violation of its policy. Information on www.bentley.edu is subject to change without prior notice.