Privacy Policies

Visitor or donor, we value your privacy.

Our policies for both are very straightforward.

Privacy Policy

The Wellesley College website is an information system intended to present an integrated view of the College to prospective students, alumnae, the members of the Wellesley College community, and others with an interest.
Site Usage Statistics

If you visit this site to view or download information, a standard log file will record:

  •  the name of the domain from which you access the Internet
  •  the date and time of your visit
  •  the page/s you visit
  •  your computing platform

This data is used in the aggregate for purposes of analyzing site traffic, managing the site, and providing accountability regarding the usefulness of our work.

Personal Data

Personal information about you is not gathered when you visit the Wellesley College website unless you choose to supply that information to us (for example, by filling out a form requesting information for a specific purpose).

Disclosure to Third Parties

Personal information collected on this website is not disclosed to third parties unless the third party is an institutionally-authorized provider of services to the College. Users of these services are subject to the privacy policies established by the third-party provider. One such third-party provider of services is Google, Inc., whose Google Analytics product is used to analyze website traffic in the aggregate so that we can make the site more useful to you.

Links to Other Sites

The College web site contains links to many sites which are beyond our control. Wellesley College is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these other sites.

Wellesley College Donor Privacy Policy

Wellesley College is committed to respecting the privacy of our donors. This privacy policy statement outlines the principles that Wellesley College applies in order to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of donor information.

Wellesley College collects, uses and discloses personal information regarding donors for the following reasons:

    * to establish a relationship and communicate with donors
    * to process a donation, for example, to process a credit card transaction
    * to issue and deliver a donation tax receipt
    * to recognize contributions
    * to respond to requests for information regarding ways of giving
    * to meet requirements imposed by law

Wellesley College will not sell, trade or share a donor’s personal information nor send mailings on behalf of other organizations.

Names of individual donors may only be listed with their express permission in College publications and on the College website.