We Respect Your Privacy

The following information is provided relating to your privacy when using websites on the transy.edu domain. The transy.edu privacy policy covers all such websites unless otherwise specified on a particular website.

Information Collection

Automatically Collected Information

When you view pages on transy.edu, some information about your visit is automatically collected. This information may include:

  • your IP address
  • the referring website
  • information on pages visited
  • the domain name from which you are visiting transy.edu
  • time, date and duration of the visit
  • the browser and operating system you are using
  • your screen resolution
  • your interactions with the web page
  • Aggregated information collected by Google Analytics and Siteimprove

Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

In automatically-collected information, Transylvania University may request that you voluntarily provide personally identifiable information to participate in password-protected areas, download information, join mailing lists, conduct payment transactions, or for other purposes. Transylvania University does not collect any PII through transy.edu unless you provide it. You may choose not to provide PII through the website.

How we collect Information

When you view pages on transy.edu, the web server and related systems automatically collect certain technical information from your computer and about your connection. We also collect information using the following methods:


A cookie is a file that is written to your computer containing information about your visit. If you prefer not to receive cookies, you may configure your browser not to accept them at all, or to notify and require approval before accepting new cookies. Some web pages may not function properly if the cookies are turned off, or you may have to provide the same information each time you visit those pages. Refer to your browser's documentation for more information about changing your cookie handling settings.

Third Party Services

This site uses Google Analytics and Siteimprove analytics to analyze how users use the transy.edu, including demographics, interest reporting and how visitors interact with content and the interface. These services use cookies to provide analytic data. The information generated by Google Analytics and Siteimprove cookies is transmitted to and stored by Google or Siteimprove respectively.

This website uses Capture Higher Ed and Technolutions Slate, marketing services that capture analytics data. The privacy policy for Capture can be found at https://capturehighered.com/privacy-policy/ and Slate's privacy policy is at https://technolutions.com/privacy-policy.

Information collected by Google Analytics is anonymized so we cannot associate the information with your IP address.

You can use the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-on to disable tracking by Google Analytics. For more information, please visit Google's Privacy Policy.

Opting-out of Siteimprove tracking

This creates a 'do not track' cookie in your browser that will be read by Siteimprove Analytics software. If you delete this cookie, Siteimprove will resume tracking.

Information Usage

Transylvania University may use the collected information to:

  • Monitor technical performance of our network, server, and/or website.
  • Record website user session information
  • Optimize the quality of website content and interface
  • Customize website content based on user preferences and interaction
  • Recorded aggregate analytics information

Sharing of Information

Transylvania university may use third party service providers and suppliers to facilitate transy.edu and the services the University provides. Authorized users are University employees or third parties who have been granted access and have a need to know the information collected in order to fulfill Transylvania University's mission. The University may disclose this collected information if required to do so by law.

No information collected on this site will be sold, rented, disclosed or loaned. Your personal information will be managed responsibly and will only be used for official business.


If you have questions about how your information is collected and used by this website, please contact webmaster@transy.edu.