The policy of Tiffin University is to respect the privacy of all web site visitors to the extent permitted by law. This online privacy statement is intended to inform you of the ways in which this web site collects information, the uses to which that information will be put, and the ways in which we will protect any information you choose to provide us.

To help assess Tiffin University web site’s content and navigational features, and to develop ways to improve them, overall usage data may be collected. The Tiffin University web site routinely collects and stores information from online visitors to help manage the site and improve service. This information includes the pages visited on the site, the date and time of the visit, the internet address (URL or IP address) of the referring site, the domain name and IP address from which the access occurred, the version of browser used, the capabilities of the browser, and search terms used on our search engines. This site makes no attempt to identify individual visitors from this information. Individual names or e-mail addresses are never collected for the University’s use or provided to third parties.

Any information you provide on this website in the form of email, feedback forms, survey answers, or personal data will be used only by Tiffin University.

Tiffin University provides online information and services to our students, faculty, and staff. TU protects the confidentiality of student educational records and employee personnel information. Student records are protected by the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Ohio law and university policy. Although every effort is made to secure network communications, TU students should also take steps to protect personal information such as closing the Web browser when finished using the site. Failure to do so may result in personal information being viewed by someone else using the same computer. TU works to protect the privacy of our students and employees.

Email addresses appearing on the Tiffin University web sites are published for the sole purpose of facilitating private, individual communication between University personnel and visitors. Tiffin University specifically prohibits the automated harvesting of email addresses from its site. Tiffin University will not distribute, sell, or otherwise transfer addresses on its website or online services to any outside party whose intention is to initiate mass electronic mail messages.

*This site uses Google Analytics for gathering statistics about Web traffic. Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. Use of cookies by Google Analytics is covered by their privacy policy.

University policies are subject to change. We encourage you to check back for updates from time to time. If you have additional questions about this privacy statement, you can contact:

Office of Marketing & Communications
Phone: 419.448.3513

Last Updated: 4/21/09
Effective Date: 1/1/09

Social Media Policy

The purpose of this policy is to facilitate and encourage interacting with the public in an effective and enriching manner and to ensure that any and all interactions on behalf of Tiffin University represent the University’s best interests.

Tiffin University Social Media Policy

If you have additional questions about this policy, contact: Social Media