Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary Online Privacy Statement

This Online Privacy Statement applies to this website, Garrett.edu, which is published by Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. Garrett-Evangelical is committed to respecting individuals’ privacy. By choosing to continue to use this website, you agree to the Seminary’s collection and use of personal information and non-personal information as described in this Online Privacy Statement. This Online Privacy Statement only governs the use and disclosure of information collected through this website.


Collection of Information


Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary automatically collects the following information:


  • The Internet Protocol (IP) address and name of the Internet domain you used to access the Internet;
  • The URL of the website from which you linked directly to the Seminary’s website;
  • The date and time you accessed the Seminary’s website;
  • The pages you visited, including the information requested through your browser, the response from your browser, the size of the page you received in response to the request, and the marketing email or web page that referred you to the page you visited; and
  • The web browser and operating system you used to access the Seminary’s website.


Additionally, Garrett-Evangelical may request that you provide certain personal information such as name, username, email address, mailing address, telephone numbers, or social network account information. Garrett-Evangelical may aggregate information collected from your visit to this website with other information at the Seminary.


Use of Information


Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary will only use your personal data on a lawful basis to fulfill a legitimate interest of Garrett-Evangelical. The Seminary may use information collected from your visit to this website to:


  • Manage and improve the user experience and preferences associated with this website and Garrett-Evangelical communications;
  • Track how often people gain access to or read the Seminary’s content;
  • Foster further communications and manage your subscription(s) to Garrett-Evangelical publications;
  • Invite and/or register you (upon request) to events that may be of interest to you;
  • Optimize and personalize your online interactions with the Seminary;
  • Fulfill your online requests for goods or services;
  • Conduct online research, education, training, or surveys;
  • Identify anomalies in web traffic in order to help protect personal and Garrett-Evangelical institutional information; and
  • Exercise Garrett-Evangelical’s legal rights, defend against legal claims, or respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal processes.


The collection and use of personal information for any other purpose than described herein requires supplemental and more specific notification or consent.


Disclosure or Sharing of Information


Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary may use third party service providers and suppliers to facilitate this website or the services the Seminary provides. Those providers and suppliers may have access to the information the Seminary collects in order to fulfill their obligations to Garrett-Evangelical.


Collection Methods


Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary may use various technologies such as cookies, applets, scripts, server logs, custom URL parameters, tracking images, information and correspondence, or web analytics to collect information. Depending on your browser you may be able to disable certain collection methods. This may limit your ability to use some features of this website.


Non- Garrett-Evangelical Websites


Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary may provide links on this website to other non- Garrett-Evangelical websites. The Seminary may also partner with third parties to place Seminary related ads on non-Garrett-Evangelical websites. Your use of non-Garrett-Evangelical websites is subject to the terms and conditions or privacy statements of the providers of those websites.


Children or Minors


Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary does not knowingly collect personal information from children or minors as defined by the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) on its general websites.


Additional Rights You May Have Regarding Your Data


Applicable laws may give you additional rights to request access to, or to request the erasure, correction or transfer of, your data. For example, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) provides certain rights to persons who were/are residing in the European Union when data were/are collected. If the EU GDPR applies to your data then you may ask to see your data or request, to the extent allowed by law, to have your data corrected or erased. You may also object to or request restrictions on how your data will be processed. You may ask that your data be forwarded or transferred to another organization. Finally, to the extent allowed by law, you may withdraw consent you have given to certain data processing, without penalty. If you do decide to withdraw consent at a later date, your withdrawal will not affect the legality of the processing of your data up to that point.




If you have questions about the collection or use of information you should contact the Marketing and Communications Office of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary at this email.


Changes to this Online Privacy Statement


Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary may periodically update this Online Privacy Statement.