Information We Collect
Non-personally identifiable informationAs users access the website, Biola collects non-personally identifiable information such as IP address, browser type, and site usage. This information is not linked to any personal information and remains anonymous.To collect this information, the university uses session “cookies” -- that is, small text files that are placed on your computer’s hard drive. The session cookies used by the university do not give us access to your computer and do not provide us with personally identifiable information. Session cookies are deleted when you close your browser. You may modify your browser settings to disallow cookies, but this may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website.
Personally identifiable informationCertain areas of our website collect voluntary information that is personally identifiable, such as name, zip code, and e-mail address. This is typically done through request and registration forms provided in order to learn of your interest in Biola and provide you with information and services. Personally identifiable information may be collected as part of an online purchase, payment, or donation. In this case, Biola uses one of the following PCI-compliant third-party services to process your transaction. Prior to using these services, we encourage you to read the privacy policies listed below.
- FoxyCart.com LLC (Non-student online payments and purchases)
- TouchNet Information Systems, Inc. (Student account payments and non-student online payments and purchases)
- Vendini, Inc. (Biola Ticket Office purchases)
- MBS Direct (Online Biola Bookstore purchases)