Information Collection and Use
While you can use parts of this website without providing any personal information, certain sections will only be accessible after you have registered with the website by providing specific data. These sections include, but are not limited to Donations, Registration for academic courses, Books, Journals, and Alumni Profiles. The information collected by HILTON HIGH will be used strictly for the purpose stated at the time of collection. Such information will not be sold, traded, rented or in any way transferred to a third party, including direct marketing companies and similar organizations for commercial purposes. However, HILTON HIGH may reveal the collected information to its selected employees, agents, consultants, and others whom the HILTON HIGH believes should know. The Institute may also divulge the information to law enforcement authorities, courts, and others if the need arises.
System Information Including IP Addresses
Information that is not personal in nature, i.e., IP addresses, web browsers and operating system details, browsing habits, demographical and geographic data, and other similar information may be logged and used to analyze and extrapolate information about general user behavior within the HILTON HIGH website. Such extrapolations and statistics may be made public. However, they cannot be tracked to individual users. IP addresses are not linked to anything that can help identify the user. Neither are IP addresses, except on rare occasions, handed out to a third party.
This website uses “cookies” to track usage and manage services on the website. Cookies are small bits of data that may be transferred to the user’s hard drive when they log in or access a particular part of the website. These are used for a variety of purposes including authentication and can be blocked by reconfiguring the appropriate settings in the user’s web browser. Doing so, however, may restrict access to certain parts of the website. Through their browser options, the user can remove the cookies from their hard disk. Information collected through cookies cannot be traced back to the user as it contains no personally identifiable data like name, address, or phone number.
The HILTON HIGH website uses online forms where you may be asked to provide certain bits of personal information. This is necessary to access certain services on the website (e.g. academic courses, donations, registrations, books, and Journals) or to take part in surveys. By filling out and submitting the form you are understood to have consented to HILTON HIGH storing and using the information for the purposes for which it has been collected.
At HILTON HIGH, we take every possible precaution to ensure that your data is safe and secure barring circumstances beyond our control. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee control over the medium of transmission i.e., the internet. Though you have to supply the necessary information at your own risk, HILTON HIGH will always try to ensure the security and safety of the same. Once we receive the data, we will strive to keep it secure using the latest technology, constant upgrades to our digital security infrastructure, and restricted access.