Apollos University Privacy Policy

Apollos University - Online Privacy Policy

Apollos University (Apollos) holds in high regard the privacy rights of our website visitors. This Online Privacy Policy describes our online information practices and some of the choices you can make about the ways we collect and use your personal information.

Governing Law

Apollos University is a United States corporation and is in the State of Montana. Our Policy shall be governed under the laws of the State of Montana, United States of America without regard to its conflicts of law provisions.

Personal Data Collected

Some of the information collected from our visitors is given freely to Apollos University via internet inquires sent to Apollos, admission applications, surveys, and telephone conversations with our representatives. This data is collected only on a voluntary basis and is at the option of the website user. 

Non-Personally Identifiable Information

Apollos utilizes “cookies” and other standard web technology to collect non-personally identifiable information from our website visitors. This data is automatically collected data includes such data as: type of web browser you use, your IP address, the operating system on your computer, the links you follow within our website, and the links you follow when entering and/or leaving our website.

Use of Information

The personally identifiable information is only used internally to Apollos and every effort is made to ensure that it is not released outside of the university to a third party without your consent. Data that you provide voluntarily such as your name, address, telephone number, and email address is collected and used by the university to respond to your inquires and to provide you with information concerning future products and/or services.

Apollos utilizes the non-personally identifiable information that is collected via cookies in an effort to ensure that our webpage is usable by the majority of its visitors. The information allows Apollos to update and modify its webpage, so it reflects the features most often requested and used by its visitors.

Security of Information

Apollos University utilizes best efforts to protect and secure personal information that is collected through its website. All financial and application transactions that require the use of personal data are submitted through the website using the encrypted Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

Website User Options 

You have several options that will allow you to opt out of providing information to Apollos University. First, you may opt out of providing non-personal information collected through the use of cookies by disabling or rejecting cookies for Apollos’ website. For more information on cookies, including how you can delete or reject cookies, please refer to your Web browser’s help file. Disabling or rejecting cookies may impact your user experience as they are necessary to provide you with the ability to maneuver through the website and view various data files.

Regarding personal information collected through the website, you may opt out of Apollos University’s marketing solicitations at any time by contacting us through our admission representatives or sending an email to info@apollos.edu. The email should contain a statement saying that you wish to be removed from Apollos’ marketing solicitations and providing AU with the spelling of your name, your address, and your email address. You will promptly be removed from our solicitation lists.

Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974 provides, generally, that (1) students shall have the right of access to their educational records, and (2) educational institutions shall not release educational records to non-college employees without consent of the student. Written consent of the student is required before Apollos University can release information concerning the student to prospective employers, government agencies, credit bureaus, etc. Students and alumni applying for jobs, credit, etc., can expedite their applications by providing Apollos University with written permission to release their records, specifying which records and to whom the release should be made. For further details on and exceptions to the policies affecting disclosure of student records, contact the Administrative Office.

International Visitors

Apollos University is operated and managed on servers located within the United States. If you are a citizen of the European Union or other regions of the world and choose to use request information about Apollos or become a student, you then acknowledge that Apollos will transfer your personal data to the United States in order to provide you with the requested information and/or provide educational service. The only other sharing of your PII will be for purposes where you provide written informed consent.

European Union Data Protection

Citizens of the European Union are entitled to certain rights with respect to personal information that Apollos holds about them:

  • Right to object. The right to object, on grounds relating to your situation, to the processing of your personal information, and to object to processing of your personal information for direct marketing purposes, to the extent it is related to such direct marketing;
  • Right to data portability. The right to obtain access to your personal information, along with certain related information, and to receive that information in a commonly used format and to have it transferred to another data controller;
  • Right to be forgotten. The right to obtain the erasure of your personal information without undue delay in certain circumstances, such as where the personal information is no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which it was collected or processed;
  • Right to ask for incorrect data to be corrected. The right to have your personal information corrected without undue delay if that personal information is inaccurate or incomplete; and
  • Right to restriction. The right to obtain the restriction of the processing undertaken by us on your personal information in certain circumstances, such as where the accuracy of the personal information is contested by you, for a period enabling us to verify the accuracy of that personal information 

You may also have the right to make a complaint to the relevant Supervisory Authority. A list of Supervisory Authorities is available here: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/bodies/authorities/index_en.htm.  

Links to Other Sites

Apollos may link to and may be linked by websites operated by other entities or individuals. Some of these websites such as Facebook or Twitter websites where Apollos used as information sites for students, alumni, faculty, staff, and other interested individuals. This Privacy Policy does not apply to, and we cannot always control the activities of, such other third-party websites. You should consult the respective privacy policies of those third-party websites.

Privacy Policy Agreement and Modifications

Apollos University reserves the right to update or modify this policy and any privacy notice, at any time and without prior notice, by posting the revised version of the policy or privacy notice on this website. If Apollos modifies this policy or any privacy notice, the modifications will only apply to the personal information the university collects after the new policy or privacy notice is posted to this website 

Your use of this website following any change to the policy or privacy notice is posted constitutes your agreement that all information collected from or about you after the revised policy is posted will be subject to the terms of the revised policy. You may access the current version of this policy at any time by clicking on the link marked "Privacy Policy" at the bottom of each page of the public areas of this site.

The last update to this privacy policy was made on January 24, 2019.

For more information

For further information about this privacy policy or to inform Apollos of future changes that need to be made to your information, contact Apollos at:

Apollos University

600 Central Ave., Suite 215

Great Falls, Montana 59401

Email: info@apollos.edu