Ouachita Baptist University respects your privacy, and it is not our policy to sell personal information to third parties. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the Ouachita Baptist University Public Website (http://www.obu.edu/):
We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web site by identifying which parts of our site are most heavily used, and which portion of our audience comes from within the Ouachita network. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that user sessions will be tracked, but the users will remain anonymous. Some of Ouachita’s web services require cookies only to operate the pages.
You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Preferences page, and if you want to you can opt out of interest-based advertising entirely by cookie settings or permanently using a browser plugin.
Ouachita’s staff uses the information gathered above to tailor site content to user needs, and to generate aggregate statistical reports. At no time do we disclose site usage by individual IP addresses. Web server logs are retained on a temporary basis and then deleted completely from our systems.
Information shared by individuals in inquiry and application forms is used solely by the respective departments to respond to the specific needs of the individual.
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Ouachita partners with Curbstone Corporation to process credit card information. Curbstone works to secure your information by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input.
Ouachita Baptist University Homepage contains links to other independently run Web sites within the Ouachita network and to some sites outside the “obu.edu” domain. The public website is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, you can contact:
Ouachita Baptist University
IT Services – Web
OBU Box 3794
Arkadelphia, AR 71998