Legal and Privacy Information
What information we collect from you?
Clayton State University collects information from individuals or entities when they access any University web page. Some information includes individuals IP address, date and time of page access which includes the web page(s) visited. This information is collected to enhance user experience, to improve website functionality, and to track usage trends.
Device information collected
We may collect non-personal information regarding the computer or mobile device used to access clayton.edu. Some of the information includes IP address, geolocation information, browser type, browser language, unique device identifiers or other information. We absolutely do not release any of this information at any time.
Cookies are small files stored on your computer to deliver personalized content or to provide persistent authentication. The University uses these cookies to understand and save the preferences for future visits and to compile comprehensive data about site traffic and site interaction so we can offer better website experiences in future website developments. The information gathered is not permitted to use the information collected except to enhance the functionality of the University website.
Sharing your information
We will not share your information with third parties except:
- as required by law;
- as necessary to protect University interests;
- as necessary to further University research efforts pursuant to approvals from appropriate data stewards and the IRB; and/or
- with service providers acting on our behalf who have agreed to protect the confidentiality of the data.
Links to other websites
This site may contain links to other websites not affiliated with the University. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of other sites for assurance that their practices safeguard your privacy.
Email standard policy – Office 365
Information Security and Protection
The purpose of this policy is to require that user of Clayton State University resources respect individual privacy by limiting authorized uses of sensitive information (either in
electronic or paper form). Authorized use should be necessary to meet legal and regulatory requirements; to facilitate access to services, transactions, facilities and information; and/or to support efficient academic and administrative processes. Authorized use should be conducted in a manner that protects against identity theft, financial harm, reputational harm, and other unauthorized uses. Authorized use should comply fully with all Federal and State laws and government regulations, as well as contractual requirements, in the collection, use, storage, display, distribution and disposal of such information.