Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy discloses the general privacy practices for the Great Lakes Hosta College registration website.

Great Lakes Hosta College is committed to respecting your privacy rights when visiting our web site, such as this one. To protect your Personal Information, Great Lakes Hosta College has created the guidelines outlined below. Understanding that Internet technologies are rapidly evolving, any changes to this policy will be promptly posted on this page, with an updated “effective date” posted at the end of this policy.

Information Collected

While visiting any of the Great Lakes Hosta College (collectively, the “Site”), we may ask you to register and/or provide information that personally identifies you (“Personal Information”) for purposes of interacting with the Site. Such Personal Information may include, but is not limited to, your name, phone number, street address, and e-mail address.

What are Cookies?

A cookie is a small data text file that a web site sends to your browser, which is stored on your system. The Site can only access the information from a cookie sent by the Site. We cannot access cookies sent by other web sites or the information contained therein. Additionally, we cannot learn your e-mail address or any other information about you through the use of a cookie. The only way we would learn such information is if you specifically and voluntarily submit that information to us, for example, through our registration system.

Why does the Site use cookies? Great Lakes Hosta College uses cookies to track usage of the Site and further personalize your experience when you are visiting the Site. By tracking usage, we can best determine what features of the Site best serve the users.

May I decline to accept a cookie? You may decline to accept cookies sent by the Site by selecting an option on your browser to reject cookies. However, portions of the Site which require registration will not be accessible to you.

Use of Personal Information

We believe in protecting your privacy, and will not share Personal Information with third parties outside of Great Lakes Hosta College. We believe we can enhance your experience on our Site with the information you share with us. We use Personal Information about you to to improve our content and registration system/process and to personalize the Site’s content, layout, and services. We may also use your Personal Information, such as your e-mail address or mailing address, to contact you regarding your Hosta College registration, or respond to your comments and suggestions.

We will not provide Personal Information to any third party without your specific consent.

We reserve the right to disclose Personal Information when needed to comply with the law or a legal process, cooperate with investigations of purported unlawful activities, to identify persons violating the law

Links to Other Materials

Third party sites linked to and from the Site are not necessarily under the control of Great Lakes Hosta College. Great Lakes Hosta College shall have no responsibilities or liabilities whatsoever for the content or privacy practices of any such linked site or any link or linking program at any time. Great Lakes Hosta College does not necessarily endorse companies (or related products or services) to or from which the Site is linked. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to the Site, you do so entirely at your own risk.

Children’s Privacy

Great Lakes Hosta College cares about the safety of children and their use of the Internet. Therefore, in accordance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, we will never knowingly request or solicit personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without verifiable parental consent. In the event that we receive actual knowledge that we have collected such personal information without the requisite and verifiable parental consent, we will delete that information from our database as quickly as is practicable.

Reviewing, Changing Your Personal Information

You may access all of the Personal Information that we collect from you online and maintain by using the procedure that follows. We use this procedure to better safeguard your Personal Information. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

You may also at any time choose to change your profile from our database using this procedure.

  1. Log in
  2. From the Welcome page click on the Edit Profile link, your account information will then be displayed.
  3. Modify the information as required, and submit the form.


Great Lakes Hosta College maintains industry standard safeguards to ensure the security, integrity, and privacy of the Personal Information that you provide to Great Lakes Hosta College.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions or comments about our Privacy Policy, please click the Webmaster link found at the bottom of most pages.  Please allow 24 hours for a response.

Effective Date and Changes

This Privacy Policy is effective as of December 1, 2003. Great Lakes Hosta College reserves the right to modify the terms of this policy at any time and in our sole discretion, by changes to this page. Your continued use of the Site following our posting of a change will constitute binding acceptance of those changes.