Who we are

Our website address is: https://cete.osu.edu.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Policy Overview

Center for Education and Training for Employment at The Ohio State University recognize the importance of privacy to visitors of our Web sites. This privacy policy explains what type of information is collected from you when you visit any of the colleges websites.

Visitors under the age of 18 must obtain permission from their parents or guardians before sending any personal identifying information to any College of Education and Human Ecology website.

Center for Education and Training for Employment is committed to ensuring the privacy and accuracy of your confidential information. We do not actively share personal information gathered from our Web servers. However, because the Center for Education and Training for Employment is a public institution, some information collected from the colleges websites, including information from our server logs, e-mails delivered to our websites, and information collected from Web-based forms, may be subject to the Ohio Public Records Act. This means that while we do not actively share information, in some cases we may be compelled by law to release information gathered from our Web servers.

Center for Education and Training for Employment also complies with The Ohio State University’s Policy concerning Privacy and Release of Student Education Records.

What Information is Collected?

All College of Education and Human Ecology websites track IP address information to improve functionality and content, and to monitor the site’s performance. Data is used to provide answers to specific questions about the usage and performance of the website or individual Web pages. Except as defined above, no IP address data is shared with parties external to the University.

Some pages within the Center for Education and Training for Employment Web sites require personal information in order to provide online services. Personal information is gathered and stored in a secure manner to prevent monitoring or interception. Arts and Sciences and their designated online service providers do not share personal information with third parties except as defined above.

Like all other Web servers, The Center for Education and Training for Employment Web servers automatically create log files for each visitor who accesses our site. These “access logs” allow us to make our site more useful to our visitors. The access logs do NOT record a visitor’s name, address, phone number, credit card numbers, or any other personal identifying information. Rather, they contain some or all of the following information:

All of the information collected by the Center for Education and Training for Employment are used for internal purposes only and is not distributed to any other charitable, cultural, nonprofit organizations or parties outside The Ohio State University.

Updates and Contact Information

The Center for Education and Training for Employment along with The Ohio State University reserve the right to change this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted to this page as soon as reasonably possible, so please check this page periodically. Use of any College of Education and Human Ecology websites constitutes consent to any policy then in effect.

Disclaimer of Liability

The information contained in this policy explains the Internet privacy policy and practices that the Center for Education and Training for Employment at The Ohio State University have adopted for their official Web pages. In legal terms, it shall not be construed as a contractual promise, and the college reserves the right to amend it at any time without notice. Neither the Center for Education and Training for Employment nor any of its units, programs, employees, agents, or individual trustees shall be held liable for any improper or incorrect use of the information described and/or contained in the college website and assumes no responsibility for anyone’s use of the information.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, please contact us via e-mail at Webmaster.