Privacy Notice: Application for Admission
Privacy Notice: Application for Admission
George Mason University respects you500彩票下载app二维码r privacy. This Privacy Notice describes the types of personal data we collect from students submitting applications for admission and how we use that personal data. For the purpose of this Privacy Notice, personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.
Mason is responsible for the use of you500彩票下载app二维码r personal data for the purposes described in this Privacy Notice and our contact information can be found at the bottom of this page.
Personal Data We Collect
The personal data that we collect is what you500彩票下载app二维码 provide to us through completing our application.
How We Use the Personal Data We Collect
We use the personal data that we collect to:
- Communicate with you500彩票下载app二维码 about enrollment opportunities by email, regular mail, phone and text;
- Make admission and enrollment decisions;
- Make financial aid and scholarship decisions;
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We use the personal data for these purposes because we have a legitimate interest in deciding who will be admitted to Mason, what financial aid to offer to admitted students, and performing analyses related to our overall enrollment and admitted students.
When agreeing to George Mason University’s privacy and communications terms and conditions, you500彩票下载app二维码 are opting in to receiving text messages from George Mason University Office of Admissions via number GMUNOW (468669). These text messages will notify users of upcoming deadlines, events, and actions to take on their application. When receiving text messages, message and data rates may apply. Text message frequencies will vary. Carriers are not liable for delayed or undelivered messages. After receiving a text message, users may reply STOP to opt out or cancel at any time. Users may reply HELP for help, or call 1-888-627-6612 for assistance. Users must reply STOP without any additional characters in order for cancelation to apply. Opting out of text messages will not opt users out of other forms of communication by the Office of Admissions to include phone calls and email messages. George Mason University does not sell personal information to, or share personal information with, third party organizations.
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How We Protect Personal Data
Mason maintains technical and organizational safeguards to ensure an appropriate level of security and confidentiality for you500彩票下载app二维码r personal data, in accordance with our policies and applicable legislation.
How We Share Personal Data
We may share personal data with service providers that support the administration of our recruitment and financial aid practices, such as data analysts and mailing houses. All service providers have entered into legally binding agreements requiring them to use personal data only as necessary to perform services on our behalf and to implement appropriate data security and confidentiality obligations, in accordance with applicable law.
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Retention of Personal Data
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For questions about our policy, please contact:
Office of Admissions
George Mason University
4400 University Drive, MSN 3A4
Fairfax, VA 22030