Policies & Security

Commitment to Privacy

College House Computing at the University of Pennsylvania is committed to providing access to services and information online in a manner that respects and protects your privacy. This statement describes our information collection practices and explains how we use and protect your personal information. This statement applies only to information collected by this web site.

What we collect and why

• Your login information. Login information is used to determine whether or not you are authorized to use specific services. Passwords are not stored.

• Personally identifiable information that you provide voluntarily. This includes information such as contact information that allows us to respond to your requests and information you provide in online web forms (e.g., application forms, registration forms, survey forms, etc.). This information is used to process your application, respond to your requests, communicate with you, and provide you with better service.

• Auto-collected information (web logs). Our web server automatically recognizes the Internet domain and IP address from which you accessed our web site, the date and time of your visit, and the pages you visited on our site, as well as information automatically forwarded by your browser. This information is used to help us understand aggregate uses of our site, track usage trends, and improve our services. Web logs may also be used for system problem monitoring and maintenance. This information is retained on a temporary basis and then deleted completely from our systems.