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Students, faculty, or staff having difficulties using this web site or any computer technology on campus, including WebMail and Blackboard, should contact Information Resources.

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Web Policy Guidelines

The Colby-Sawyer College web site supports the college’s teaching, research and outreach as an open, accessible and interactive communications and marketing medium. Colby-Sawyer's goal is to encourage faculty, staff, students, campus departments and administrative units to make broad use of the college web site and other online services as tools for learning, communication and scholarship.

Site Credits

The current version of the Colby-Sawyer College web site was designed and developed during the summer of 2006 by Leigh Baker Ronco of Not Limited — who also conceived and produced the graphic design. Integration and deployment was executed by the Colby-Sawyer Web Team and Xenium Group, specialists in digital business strategy and Internet software engineering, and the developers of the Pivot content management system that drives our site.

Since 1999, Xenium Group, LLC of Hanover, N.H., has provided strategic counsel and web site management services for Colby-Sawyer College, working closely with colleagues in the College Communications and Information Resources. In addition, Xenium Group's hosted web site management system, PivotCMS, provides distributed editing capability for more than 150 faculty and staff, allowing a cost-effective distributed environment that keeps the web site content fresh, accurate and timely. Colby-Sawyer College Xenium Group and jointly won the award for Best Education Web site in New Hampshire in 2004.

Photography is provided by Ed Germar, Gil Talbot, Anthony Marrone '10, Kate Dunlop Seamans, Kimberly Swick Slover, John Quakenbos and Kris Caron '07.

Terms of Use

The Colby-Sawyer College web site is intended for informational purposes only. Every effort is made to keep the information accurate and up-to-date; however, it is possible that such information may contain errors, and the college does not claim complete accuracy for the site.

Notwithstanding any language to the contrary, nothing contained in the web site constitutes nor is intended to be an offer, inducement, promise and/or a contract of any kind. Links from the web site are provided as a courtesy and do not represent any endorsement on the College’s behalf.

The college provides this web site and its other services for educational purposes only, and use of the web Site or other services for personal or commercial gain is prohibited.

Privacy Policy

Colby-Sawyer College respects the privacy of all users of our web site, to the extent permitted by law and consistent with our network operations: we will not sell, exchange or otherwise distribute to anyone outside the college your personally identifiable information except when required to by proper legal authority.

Network Traffic

In the course of ensuring network security and consistent service for all users, Colby-Sawyer employs software programs to monitor network traffic, identify unauthorized access or access to nonpublic information and to detect computer viruses and other software that might damage College computers or the network.

In the course of such monitoring, these programs may detect such information as e-mail headers, addresses from network packets and other information. Information from these activities is used only for the purpose of maintaining the security and performance of the College's networks and computer systems. Personally identifiable information from these activities is not released to external parties without your consent unless required by law.

Web Site Statistics

College web sites routinely collect and store information from online visitors to help manage those sites and improve service. This information includes the pages visited on the site, the date and time of the visit, the Internet address (URL or IP address) of the referring site, the domain name and IP address from which the access occurred, the version of browser used and the capabilities of the browser. This site makes no attempt to identify individual visitors from this information.

Cookies

Cookies are pieces of information stored by your web browser on behalf of a web site. Portions of this site may use cookies to carry data about your current session at the site from one web page to the next, and to provide customized content if you personalize the Web site. We do not forward cookies to any external parties. If you prefer not to receive cookies, you may turn them off in your browser, or may set your browser to ask you before accepting a new cookie.

Submitted Information

In the course of using the Colby-Sawyer web site, you may choose to provide us with information to help us serve your needs. For example, you may send us electronic mail (through a mailer or a Web form) to request information, you may sign up for a mailing list, you may personalize the site or you may send us your address so we may send you an application or other material.

Any personally identifiable information you send Colby-Sawyer will be used only for the purpose indicated. Requests for information will be directed to the appropriate staff to respond to the request. We will not sell, exchange or otherwise distribute your personally identifiable information without your consent, except to the extent required by law. Please contact the person listed on the specific page with questions or concerns on the use of personally identifiable information.

External Links

Colby-Sawyer’s web site contains links to other sites which the college does not control or endorse. Colby-Sawyer is not responsible for their availability, content or privacy policies.