Who we are
Our website address is: https://www.american-winds.com
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images for use on the website or for use with the College, 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.
We utilize contact forms to communicate with our website visitors. All of the data submitted through forms is done so with encryption and the data is stored on secure off-site servers. None of your data is stored on our website server. We never ask for financial information on our website nor do we ever save credit card or other financial details on any of our servers.
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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.
Who we share your data with
We do not share any of your data with any third parties.
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 (we currently do not allow user accounts on our website), 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. All data and communication with our website server is encrypted with a secure socket layer (SSL). We also use third party software platforms that only work within an encrypted environment.
Our contact information
You can contact us through our website general contact form found here.
Or, you may call us at 1-330-733-2500
How we protect your data
Data we may collect is transmitted through the internet by encrypted channels is saved on secure servers, generally not the same server as our website. We have malware and antivirus software to protect our website data and to protect our offline servers.
What data breach procedures we have in place
We have malware and antivirus software to protect our website data and to protect our offline servers.
What third parties we receive data from
We do not share any of our data with third parties. Nor do we receive any data from third parties.