Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
Fall classes are offered remotely—either live-online with an instructor, entirely self-paced, or in a blended online format. Please check our coronavirus update page for our latest announcements.
Information We Collect
In general, you can visit us online without revealing information about yourself. When you fill out one of our online request forms, we ask you for basic information such as your name, address, phone number, and email address so we can follow up on your comments or send you materials that you request.
- When you register for a class, we collect your full personal data including Social Security Number and your credit card information to process your registration and reserve your seat in a course. We do not retain credit card information as part of your student record. Other information furnished on these forms may be used by the university to provide you with information about future Extension programs and campus activities. Information will be transmitted to the state and federal government if required by law.
- We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our web site. In this context, you as an individual user remain anonymous.
- We may collect and distribute aggregate statistics about our website visitors, traffic patterns, and related site information. These statistics do not include information that would allow us or the recipient to identify any individual in any manner whatsoever.
Data you enter during a visit to our site is stored on systems using appropriate physical, electronic, and management procedures to safeguard and secure all information we collect online. Any sensitive or personal data, such as credit card or purchase information that you enter for online enrollment purposes is transmitted in an encrypted form and requires the use of a secure browser.
Your privacy is very important to us. UCSC Silicon Valley Extension is committed to protecting your online privacy while providing you with the most useful and enjoyable web experience possible. In general, you can visit UCSC Extension online without revealing any personal information. If you fill out one of our request or survey forms, we may ask you for personal information, such as your name, address, phone number, and email address so we may send you materials based on interests you indicate.
Should you choose to provide us with any personal information, such as age or level of education, you can be assured that UCSC Extension will only use it in the aggregate.
We do not and will never sell, rent, or share your name, mailing address, email address or any other data that can personally identify you any way to any outside group.