Privacy Statement

This Privacy Statement discloses the privacy practices for https://highered.colorado.gov/FAFSA and any other sites on which a link to this Privacy Statement appears. Use of the FAFSA Completion Report Website is subject to this Privacy Statement and the Terms of Use in effect at the time of use. FAFSA Completion Report is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. By using the FAFSA Completion Report Website, you consent to the privacy and data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

The FAFSA Completion Report Website collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number, when you voluntarily provide it to the FAFSA Completion Report Website. The FAFSA Completion Report Website also collects anonymous demographic information, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.
Like many website operators, the FAFSA Completion Report uses tracking programs that collect information about log files, including Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, browser types, internet service providers (ISPs), referring/exit pages, platform types, date/time stamps, and number of clicks. The information collected regarding log files is not linked to personally identifying information. This information is used by FAFSA Completion Report for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the FAFSA Completion Report Website.
FAFSA Completion Report encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from the FAFSA Completion Report Website so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. FAFSA Completion Report is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the FAFSA Completion Report Website.

Use of your Personal Information

FAFSA Completion Report collects and uses your personal information to operate the FAFSA Completion Report Website and deliver the services you have requested. FAFSA Completion Report also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from FAFSA Completion Report and its affiliates. FAFSA Completion Report may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

FAFSA Completion Report does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. FAFSA Completion Report may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, FAFSA Completion Report may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, arrange for deliveries, or accomplish other purposes for which the information was submitted. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to FAFSA Completion Report, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

FAFSA Completion Report does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

FAFSA Completion Report keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within FAFSA Completion Report, in order to determine what FAFSA Completion Report services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within FAFSA Completion Report to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

The FAFSA Completion Report Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize FAFSA Completion Report pages, or register with FAFSA Completion Report site or services, a cookie helps FAFSA Completion Report to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same FAFSA Completion Report Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the FAFSA Completion Report features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the FAFSA Completion Report services or Web sites you visit.

Disclosure

As described above, certain uses of collected information may involve disclosure to trusted partners or third parties. However, FAFSA Completion Report will only disclose your personal information without notice if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) comply with the law or respond to any legal claims; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of FAFSA Completion Report; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of FAFSA Completion Report, or the public.

Security of your Personal Information

FAFSA Completion Report secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. The FAFSA Completion Report Website secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

This Privacy Statement may be amended or modified from time to time. Any such changes will be posted here and will be effective immediately unless a later effective date is specified. FAFSA Completion Report encourages you to periodically review this Privacy Statement to be informed of how FAFSA Completion Report is protecting your information.

Contact Information

FAFSA Completion Report welcomes your comments regarding this Privacy Statement. If you believe that FAFSA Completion Report has not adhered to this Privacy Statement, please contact FAFSA Completion Report at maggie.yang@dhe.state.co.us. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.