This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices of the official website, https://np.edu, for National Park College (NPC). This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website. Consistent with Ark. Code § 25-1-114, this policy describes the following:
- Personally identifiable information that is collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
- Choices available to you regarding the use of your data.
- The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
- How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
NPC adheres to all applicable federal and state laws.
By using this site you agree to the terms provided in this privacy notice.
Official College Websites
Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
NPC is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. NPC only has access to information voluntarily given to us via email, submission of a form, or other direct contact. NPC will not sell or rent this information to anyone. This information will only be used in response to the user.
NPC is required to comply with the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) (Ark. Code Ann. § 25-19-101 et seq.) and may be required to disclose records maintained in daily operations unless these records are exempt from disclosure under federal or state law. Therefore, some data collected through NPC websites may be subject to disclosure upon receipt of a valid FOIA request.
National Park College may be legally required to disclose information collected through university websites in response to a valid subpoena or court order or to comply with a legally permitted inquiry by a governmental agency or regulatory body.
NPC uses Google Analytics, a Web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., to collect information such as URLs, Internet domain and host names, browser software, date and time site visited, etc. NPC allows a trusted third party access to this information in our ad campaigns for Adwords and Google Analytics. This information is also used with Google’s Tag Manager to track clicks and actions done on official websites. This is done in order to improve user experience and to remedy any user frustrations the websites.
National Park College uses a third party search engine to supply relevant content from the official website. NPC collects information from these search results such as date and time, key terms, IP Addresses, and other analytic data that will help to improve website services and experience.
- IP addresses
- Type of computer or mobile device you are using
- Operating system version
- Browser types
- Browser language
- Referring and exit pages, and URLs
- Platform types
- The number of clicks on a page or feature
- Domain names
- Landing pages
- Pages viewed and the order of those pages
- The amount of time spent on particular pages
National Park College’s websites use the Conversion Tracking Pixel service offered through Facebook. Pixel allows NPC to follow the actions of users after the user is redirected to a provider’s website through a Facebook advertisement. This allows the recording of Facebook advertisement effectiveness for statistical and market research purposes. The data collected remains anonymous; meaning all personal data of individual users is not viewable to NPC, though the data are saved and processed by Facebook. Facebook users can opt-out of the collection and use of information for ad targeting using the following links: http://www.aboutads.info/choices and http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/. Users can also revoke permission at https://www.facebook.com/ads/website_custom_audiences.
NPC’s websites contain links to other sites. Please be aware that National Park College not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other sites. We encourage users to be aware when they enter another site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Your Access to and Control of Information
- Check information NPC has about yourself, if any.
- Change/correct any data about yourself
- Have NPC delete any data about yourself.
- Express any concerns about our use of data about yourself.
NPC takes your security and privacy very seriously. Web traffic, sensitive information via form submissions, and any information stored offline is encrypted and transmitted through a TLS SHA-256 encryption layer. This can be verified by checking for a lock icon in the address bar and finding "https" at the beginning of the address of the Web page. NPC also protects sensitive information offline. Only NPC employees that need particular information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which this information exists are kept in a secure environment.
NPC may have sites that accept online payments. These sites will have encryption enabled. The confidential information entered for these payment transactions is only to be used for purposes defined within/for the transaction. Some transactions are isolated from campus systems and may be managed by a third party.