Privacy Policy

Website Privacy Policy of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, located at:
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
1858 W. Grandview Blvd
Erie, PA, 16509

It is Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. This Privacy Policy applies to https://lecom.edu (hereinafter, “us”, “we”, or “LECOM.edu”). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting personally identifiable information you may provide us through this website. We have adopted this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) to explain what information may be collected on our website, how we use this information, and under what circumstances we may disclose the information to third parties. This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect through the website and does not apply to our collection of information from other sources.

This Privacy Policy, together with the Terms and conditions posted on our website, set forth the general rules and policies governing your use of our website. Depending on your activities when visiting our website, you may be required to agree to additional terms and conditions.

Website Visitors
Like most website operators, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by sharing a report on trends in the usage of its website with various agencies.

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine only discloses logged in user and visitor IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine’s websites choose to interact with Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in ways that require Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who submit a contact form to provide their name, email address and phone number.

Security
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means and advanced levels of security safeguards to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Advertisements
Ads appearing on our website may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Links to External Sites
Our website may contain links to external sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy and terms and conditions of every site you visit.
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites, products or services.

LECOM uses Google AdWords for Remarketing
LECOM.edu uses remarketing services to advertise on third party websites (including Google) to previous visitors to our site. It could mean that we advertise to previous visitors who haven’t completed a task on our site, for example using the contact form to make an inquiry. This could be in the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page, or a site in the Google Display Network. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits. Of course, any data collected will be used in accordance with our own privacy policy and Google’s privacy policy.
You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Preferences page, and if you want to you can opt out of interest-based advertising entirely by cookie settings or permanently using a browser plugin.

Aggregated Statistics
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine does not display this information publicly but does provide it to other agencies. However, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine does not disclose your personally-identifying information.

Affiliate Disclosure
This site uses affiliate links and does earn a commission from certain links. This does not affect your purchases or the price you may pay.

Cookies
To enrich and perfect your online experience, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.
A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine uses cookies to help Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine identify and track visitors, their usage of LECOM.edu, and their website access preferences. Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.
By continuing to navigate our website without changing your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine’s use of cookies.

Privacy Policy Changes
Although most changes are likely to be minor, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine’s sole discretion. Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Questions
If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine privacy policy, contact the LECOM Communications and Marketing Department on the contact us page found here: lecom.edu/contact-us/.

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