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Internet Privacy Statement

Harford Community College is committed to protecting your privacy when you visit our website, our social media accounts, and via the software applications that we make available for use. This Internet Privacy Statement outlines the types of information we may collect from you, how we may use that information, and how we safeguard your personal information.

Information Collection and Use

Our systems may recognize and collect certain information, such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, and browsing activity. We may also collect information that you voluntarily provide to us, such as your name, email address, and phone number, when you fill out online forms or interact with our website.

We use the information we collect to improve accessibility to our website, provide you with the information or services you request, and communicate with you about College news, events, and programs. We may also use the information to conduct research or analyses to better understand who is accessing our services and to make improvements.

European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Statement

If you are located in the European Economic Area (EEA), Personal Information includes all Personal Data as defined under EEA laws. If you are an EEA Data Subject, you may have additional rights, including the right to access personal information, the right to correct or delete your personal information, and the right to restrict Harford Community College’s processing of your personal information.

Information Sharing

Harford Community College does not sell, rent, or lease your personal information to third parties. We may share your personal information with trusted service providers who assist us in operating our website or conducting College-related activities, such as email communications or event registrations. These service providers are contractually bound to keep your information confidential and secure, and they are not allowed to use your information for any other purpose.

We may also disclose your personal information if required by law or in good faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with legal obligations, protect the rights or property of Harford Community College, or investigate and prevent fraud or other illegal activities.

Cookies and Tracking Technologies

Harford Community College uses cookies and other tracking technologies to collect information about your browsing activity on our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device and can be used to recognize you when you visit our website again. We use cookies to improve your browsing experience, analyze website traffic, and personalize content.

You can control the use of cookies by adjusting your browser settings. However, please note that disabling cookies may affect the functionality of our website.


Harford Community College takes reasonable measures to protect the security and confidentiality of your personal information. We use industry-standard security technologies and procedures to safeguard your information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.

Links to Third-Party Websites

Our website may contain links to third-party websites, which are provided for your convenience. We do not endorse or have control over the privacy practices of these websites. We recommend that you review the privacy statements of these third-party websites before providing any personal information.

Updates to this Internet Privacy Statement

Harford Community College may update this Internet Privacy Statement from time to time to reflect changes in our information practices or legal requirements. We will post the updated Privacy Statement on our website and indicate the date of the update.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about our Internet Privacy Statement or our information practices, please contact us at


Effective May 19, 2023