Web Policies

This is a privacy policy for Brenau University. Our homepage on the Web is located at http://www.brenau.edu.

We invite you to contact us if you have questions about this policy. You may contact us by mail at the following address:

Webmaster – c/o R. Kiefer
Brenau University
500 Washington St. S.E.
Gainesville, GA 30501 USA

You may contact us by e-mail at rkiefer@brenau.edu.
You may call us at (770)534-6166.

Dispute Resolution and Privacy Seals

We have the following privacy seals:

  • Dispute How to resolve disputes with privacy or picture use policy

Additional Information

This policy is valid for 1 week from the time that it is loaded by a client.

Data Collection

P3P policies declare the data they collect in groups (also referred to as “statements”). This policy contains 2 data groups. The data practices of each group will be explained seperately.

Cookies (general)

Cookies are a technology which can be used to provide you with tailored information from a Web site. A cookie is an element of data that a Web site can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it.
Our site makes use of cookies. Cookies are used for the following purposes:

  • User targeting
  • Research and development

Brenau Cookies

Some of our online forms set cookies. These are very small text files inserted into the visiting computer’s system files.

All our cookies are benign. They are not “tracking cookies.” Their purpose is to: (1) carry information from one of our web pages to another; (2) verify that a form is being submitted by a legitimate user.

Cookies typically expire immediately after use, or within 2 days. No information is collected permanently.

Group “Basic information”

We collect the following information:

  • Click-stream data
  • HTTP protocol elements
  • Search terms

At the user’s option, we may also collect the following data:

  • Purchase information

This data will be used for the following purposes:

  • Completion and support of the current activity.
  • Web site and system administration.
  • Research and development.

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

Data collected from all Web users: access logs, and search strings (if entered).


Policy Evaluation

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 will evaluate this policy’s compact policy whenever it is used with a cookie. The actions IE will take depend on what privacy level the user has selected in their browser (Low, Medium, Medium High, or High; the default is Medium. In addition, IE will examine whether the cookie’s policy is considered satisfactory or unsatisfactory, whether the cookie is a session cookie or a persistent cookie, and whether the cookie is used in a first-party or third-party context. This section will attempt to evaluate this policy’s compact policy against Microsoft’s stated behavior for IE6.

Note: this evaluation is currently experimental and should not be considered a substitute for testing with a real Web browser.

Satisfactory policy: this compact policy is considered satisfactory according to the rules defined by Internet Explorer 9. IE9 will accept cookies accompanied by this policy under the High, Medium High, Medium, Low, and Accept All Cookies settings.

Questions about any or all of these policies should be directed to webmaster@brenau.edu


General inquiries: info@brenau.edu, (770) 534-6299 or (800) 252-5119 | Admissions: admissions@brenau.edu, (770) 534-6100 or (800) 252-5119 ext. 6100