Privacy Policy

At Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences, we take your personal privacy seriously. This document describes the categories of information we gather via the website and for what purpose, outlines how that information may be shared with others, and identifies the categories of persons with whom it may be shared. By registering with Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences or by using the Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences Site, you consent to this Privacy Policy and agree and accept the Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences Terms and Conditions of Usage.

This Privacy Policy applies to the Internet website of Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences at www.joyce.edu. This Privacy Policy also applies to other affiliated websites that are owned by Ameritech College LLC dba Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences and made available to students in the matriculation process and after they have enrolled with Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences, including sites available to students enrolled in Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences, including but not limited to the Student Portal, class discussion forums, and other Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences online resources; and the Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences Mobile application. All such sites will be collectively referred to in this Privacy Policy as the “Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences Site” or “Site”.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to information collected at any site that is not owned by Ameritech College of Healthcare, including any website reached through a link on Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences Site. You are responsible for reviewing and understanding the privacy policies (if any) of any third-party websites you may access through the Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences Site.

Effective Date

This Privacy Policy was last updated on April 6, 2022.

What personal information do we collect at this site?

We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us through the Site. We also collect information during the application and matriculation process, and if you are enrolled as a student, when providing educational services to you or when you use pages of the Site made available to you while you are a student. By “personal information,” we are referring to (1) data that uniquely identifies you or permits us to contact you, such as your name, email address, mailing address, phone number; (2) other information that we collect through the Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences Site and combine and maintain in combination with that personally identifiable information, such as your desired campus, area of interest, educational background and information you provide for the purpose of obtaining financial aid or financial aid information; and (3) “directory information,” as described above. We collect and maintain the following categories of personally identifiable information: (A) information collected from you when you complete online forms, send us emails, or contact us through the Site’s chat feature, (B) information obtained from your transactions with Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences such as, without limitation, your financial transactions and financial aid applications, your academic applications and inquiries, your participation in online classes, and your online education, and (C) information obtained from third parties about your transactions with them, such as degree-granting institutions, teaching certification institutions and companies that provide financial aid assistance. This Privacy Policy does not apply to information collected from third parties or through means other than the Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences Site.

How does Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences use and share personal information?

We may use and share your personal information in the following ways:

  • To determine your admissibility, eligibility for government and private financial aid, grants or loans and to register you for your selected educational programs
  • To contact you regarding your status with Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • To provide requested products and services
  • To respond to your inquiries and provide customer support
  • To administer promotions in which you have indicated an interest
  • For our internal marketing purposes, which include, but are not limited to, sending you material about products, services, updates, etc. that we think may be of interest to you
  • For fostering communication and collaboration among members of your
  • University community through Social Networks
  • For sharing with our Education Partners who may contact you with respect to their educational or other services
  • For sharing with our Education Partners or Business Associates who are performing services on our behalf
  • To analyze how Sites and services are being accessed and used
  • For investigation of information security and information asset protection-related incidents
  • To test, correct and improve our content, applications and services
  • To develop new applications, products and services
  • For Online Behavioral Advertising purposes
  • To improve Site and service performance and delivery
  • To prevent potentially illegal activities (including illegal downloading of copyrighted materials in accordance with our Copyright Infringement Policy)
  • To investigate suspicious information that denotes illegal activity such as financial aid fraud
  • To analyze academic and learning outcomes and preferences
  • To analyze risk and business results
  • To obtain payment for services that we provide to you
  • To provide you with information concerning arrangements and other options for the repayment of funds loaned to you for your education
  • To maintain educational and business records for reasonable periods
  • To provide to Education Partners, Business Associates or Unrelated Entities in connection with the contemplated or actual reorganization, merger, acquisition, financing, securitization, insuring, sale or other disposal of all or part of our business or assets, including for the purposes of determining whether to proceed with such transaction or fulfilling any records or other reporting requirements to such parties. In the event of any actual reorganization, merger or acquisition, such Information may be transferred as part of the transaction to the acquirer
  • To our affiliated schools, if the information you provide indicates to us that its programs or classes may be of interest to you.
  • With governmental authorities, other educational institutions and their contractors to comply with FERPA reporting regulations, or as otherwise permitted or required by FERPA.
  • To work with partner firms to reduce fraud risk, and in the case of students enrolled with Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences, we may share your personal information as Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences deems necessary to enforce Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences policy on academic integrity.
  • To protect the rights, property or safety of Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences, our users, other students in our classes, employees, contractors or agents or others and would thereby share your information with such parties.
  • To enforce our terms of service.
  • And/or as may be required or permitted by legal, regulatory, industry self-regulatory, insurance, audit or security requirements, including, but not limited to search warrants, subpoenas, discovery requests and court orders, to Ameritech College of Healthcare, Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences our Education Partners or our Business Associates.

Use of Cookies and HTML5

Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences practices regarding cookies and other information Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences collects on this Site: Your browser software has a feature called a ‘cookie’ that stores small amounts of data on your computer about your visit to certain websites. As a user of browser software, you may elect to disable this feature, although doing so may prevent you from using certain features that require cookies. Cookies placed on your computer by Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences generally don’t provide Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences with any personally identifiable information about you, but instead provide anonymous information that permits Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences to track how users navigate our pages, when users return to our sites, and which features are the most popular. We collect that information using cookies, and we use it to analyze how our Site is used. We may share that information with other persons or entities who assist us in analyzing or operating the Site.

Like many commercial websites, Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences servers monitor and log all web traffic on the Site. These logs contain the IP address of the computer or server that you are using to access the Site, the IP address and/or the URL from the website you visited just before you visited our Site, the URL of the page you visit upon leaving the Site, if any, and the type of browser and operating system you are using. Statistical information is collected about visitor traffic patterns. In such cases, typically the system has no means to identify you personally. We may also create and maintain records of data collected from cookies and demographic information that has been aggregated from multiple personally identifiable records such that it is, to the extent reasonably possibly, no longer personally identifiable with a particular person (for example, the aggregate number of inquiries from a particular city, state or zip code). Some HTML5 code which Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences may utilize may allow your responses to advertising and your other online activities to be monitored over time and across different web sites, and for such information to be stored on your computer or mobile device and accessed by others you do or have done business with. We may share all of the data described above with our contractors and consultants, other educational institutions, and unaffiliated third parties such as analysts, reporters, governmental authorities and others. We may also share the content of the logs described above in response to a court order, subpoena, or other legal process.

Please know that while some browsers allow you to send a signal indicating that you do not wish to be “tracked”, our Site does not recognize or respond to these “Do Not Track” signals.

Additionally, Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences may use third parties to help monitor user visits to this Site and/or to place advertisements or links on other websites. When you visit this Site, these companies may collect non-personally identifiable information (e.g., your IP address, click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) about your visits to this Site and your visits to other websites over time. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information about your online activities over time and across different web sites, and may use this information to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of interest to you. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising by certain participating advertising networks, you can visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ and http://www.networkadvertising.org. Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences is not responsible for the collection or use of information by such marketing companies or third-party websites.

How does Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences protect personal information?

Although we cannot guarantee against any loss, misuse, unauthorized disclosure, alternation or destruction of data, we try to prevent such occurrences through commercially reasonable means. Our servers and databases are protected by firewalls and passwords.

In addition, we use Transport Layer Security (TLS ) to encrypt data as it travels between your computer and our servers.

If you become a student, your educational records are subject to the U.S. federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), state laws and your University policies.

Children

We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13, nor is this Site designed to provide any service to children under the age of 13. If you are under 13, please do not give us any personal information. If you have reason to believe that a child has provided personal information to us, please contact us and we will attempt to remove that information from our databases.

Consent to International Data Processing

This Site is operated in the United States. By providing any information to Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences, all users, including, without limitation, users in the member states of the European Union, Canada or elsewhere outside of the United States, represent that they fully understand and consent to this Privacy Policy. Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences may transfer your personal information to our contractors located in the United States, Mexico and other countries for the purposes and under the conditions described in this Privacy Policy. By using our Site, participating in any of our services and/or providing us with your information, you consent to the collection, transfer, storage and processing of your information to and in the United States, Mexico or any other country in the world. In addition, you waive any restrictions on such collection, transfer, or storage of your information imposed by the laws of any country other than the United States.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to add to, change, update or modify this Privacy Policy, in whole or in part, at any time. When we amend this Privacy Policy, we will revise the effective date located at the beginning of this Privacy Policy. For changes to this Privacy Policy that we consider to be material, we will place a notice on the Ameritech College of Healthcare website (www.ameritech.edu) by revising the link on the homepage to read substantially as “UPDATED Privacy Policy” for a reasonable amount of time. By providing information to us or using the Site in any way after this Privacy Policy has been revised, you consent and agree to the revised Privacy Policy. The most current version of this Privacy Policy will be available on the Site and will supersede all previous versions of this Privacy Policy. The effective date of the current version of this Privacy Policy is listed at the beginning of the Privacy Policy.

Links to Other Sites

The Site may contain now or in the future links to other websites, such as links to online bookstores, degree- granting institutions, teaching certificate institutions, and third parties that may provide services or products to you. We are not responsible for the privacy practices, the content of, or any other actions of such other websites or their owners or operators, such as their practices regarding cookies, information they may collect or information they may share, or whether they may permit advertisers to place and use cookies. You should check the privacy policies at each of those sites.

Requesting Changes to Your Information

If you wish to review and request changes to your personal information that we collect through the Site, of if you have questions about our privacy practices, you may contact us directly. If you want to request us not to send you emails, you may make that request by sending us an email at student.records@ameritech.edu. If you are enrolled with Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences, you may also access your personal profile, request changes to your personal information, and request that we not send you emails by logging onto the Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences Student Portal and selecting the “My Information” option.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions about our privacy practices, please contact our Registrar at (801) 816-8628.

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