Questions regarding this policy or comments concerning our website should be directed to the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
University website disclaimer
The USA website is intended for general informational purposes only. Information on this website is subject to change at any time and is no way binding or contractual. Please consult the current USA catalog or request the most up-to-date information from the appropriate office.
In no event will the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences be liable for any claim attributable to errors, omissions, and/or other inaccuracies or content in the service and/or materials or information downloaded through, or hyperlinked from, this site.
Information that the University of St. Augustine Collects
The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences collects two kinds of information on this website: (1) information that is voluntarily supplied by visitors to this site who request information or who register for coursework, and (2) tracking information that is automatically collected as visitors navigate through the site.
If you request information, you will be required to provide certain information including your name, contact information and the program in which you are interested. If you choose to register for a course, you will be required to provide certain enrollment information including your name, contact information, and payment information that we need to process your registration. Be assured that this information will only be used by USA to conduct official university business.
All USA web servers have appropriate safeguards in place to ensure security of all information we collect online. Furthermore, we use encryption when collecting or transferring sensitive data such as credit card information.
This site automatically recognizes and records certain non-personal information including internet domain, IP address, browser software and operating system, date, time and number of visits.
How the University of St. Augustine Uses This Information
If you choose to share personal information with us, we will not sell or give away that information except as required by law. Certain information must be saved for a designated period to comply with the University Records Retention policy, and may be released as required by law.
The University generates aggregate statistical reports on web usage to help identify which parts of our website are most heavily visited. We do not link IP addresses to any personal information. No personal information is ever provided to a third party except as required by law.
Student Information and Records
As a University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences student, your educational records are governed by the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and its implementing regulations.
You must consent to the release of any of personally identifiable information other than “Directory Information” to any person or agency, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosures without consent. Your consent must be in writing, signed and dated. The consent must specify the information to be released, the reason for release, and names of the individual or agency to whom the information is to be released.
You have the right to withhold the disclosure of any or all of the categories of “Directory Information” as defined by FERPA including your name, address, telephone number, date and place of birth, honors and awards, and dates of attendance. However, FERPA allows schools to disclose those records, without consent, to the following parties or under the following conditions (34 CFR § 99.31):
- School officials with legitimate educational interest;
- Other schools to which a student is transferring;
- Specified officials for audit or evaluation purposes;
- Appropriate parties in connection with financial aid to a student;
- Organizations conducting certain studies for or on behalf of the school;
- Accrediting organizations;
- To comply with a judicial order or lawfully issued subpoena;
- Appropriate officials in cases of health and safety emergencies
- State and local authorities, within a juvenile justice system, pursuant to specific State law.
You have a right to file a complaint with the United States Department of Education concerning alleged failures by the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences to comply with FERPA requirements. The name and address of the office that administers FERPA is:
Family Policy Compliance Office
US Department of Education
600 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20202-4605