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Holy Cross Privacy Policy

The College of the Holy Cross is committed to the privacy of its alumni, friends, students, faculty and staff. The College acknowledges the confidential nature of information it receives in the ordinary course of business involving these groups of individuals. The information that you provide on our web site will be used expressly for the purpose of processing the intended transaction. It will not be used for any other commercial or philanthropic purpose, and the information you provide will not be shared or sold to any other individual or organization. This privacy policy governs all online transactions with the College. The College also uses third-party sites for some of its services. Most of these sites are governed by their own privacy policy. Those without their own policy have an agreement with the College to honor privacy standards that are covered by this policy.

Technical Considerations

The College of the Holy Cross uses session cookies to identify and maintain user sessions. Your Web browser must be set to accept cookies to use most of the web applications on our site. Closing the browser will clear any cookies used.

The College of the Holy Cross uses digital certificates to encrypt all web communications including sensitive data using the industry-standard SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) technology. These secure pages are identified by web addresses starting with "https" and the image of a locked padlock in the lower right-hand corner of your browser.

December 28, 2006