The Ohio State University at Marion

Privacy Policy


The Ohio State University at Marion recognizes the importance of privacy to visitors of our website. Ohio State Marion is committed to protecting the privacy of all students. In protecting the confidentiality of student education records, Ohio State Marion complies with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA).

This privacy policy explains what type of information is collected from you when you visit any of the pages within the Online Programs website. Visitors under the age of 18 must obtain permission from their parents or guardians before sending any personal identifying information to any page within the Online Programs website.

ODEE is committed to ensuring the privacy and accuracy of your confidential information. We do not actively share personal information gathered from our Web servers. However, because ODEE, within Ohio State is a public institution, some information collected from the website, including information from our server logs, email delivered to our website, and information collected from web-based forms, may be subject to the Ohio Public Records Act. This means that while we do not actively share information, in some cases we may be compelled by law to release information gathered from our Web servers.

Ohio State Marion also complies with The Ohio State University's policy concerning privacy and release of student education records.

What information is collected?

All Ohio State Marion pages use the Google Analytics service to track IP address information. This assists Ohio State Marion with improving functionality and content, and in monitoring the website's performance. Data is used to provide answers to specific questions about the usage and performance of the website or individual webpages; however, no personally identifying information is collected during the process. Except as defined above, no IP address data is shared with parties external to the university. Some pages within the Online Programs website require voluntary personal information in order to provide online services. Personal information is gathered and stored in a secure manner to prevent monitoring or interception. Ohio State Marion and its designated online service providers do not share personal information outside the university except as defined above.

How is the information used?

All of the information collected by Ohio State Marion is used for internal purposes only and is not distributed to any other charitable, cultural, nonprofit organizations, or parties outside The Ohio State University.

The Ohio State University at Marion uses remarketing tactics to show relevant advertisements to visitors of These ads appear on Google’s advertising network which includes a broad ranges of websites across the Internet. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on someone's past visits to your website. You can find more information and opt out of Google's use of cookies by visiting Google's Ads Settings.

Alternatives to Web Site Transactions

Ohio State websites provide access to information and services for students, employees and members of the public. If you prefer not to provide any information online to Ohio State, you may contact the unit (e.g. registrar, bursar or admissions, etc.) responsible for the service to learn about available options for conducting business in person, by mail or by phone.

Updates and Contact Information

The Ohio State University at Marion reserves the right to change this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted to this page as soon as reasonably possible, so please check this page periodically. Use of any Ohio State Marion webpages constitutes consent to any policy then in effect.

Disclaimer of Liability

The information contained in this policy explains the Internet privacy policy and practices that The Ohio State University at Marion has adopted for its official webpages. In legal terms, it shall not be construed as a contractual promise, and the college reserves the right to amend it at any time without notice. Neither Ohio State Marion nor any of its units, programs, employees, agents, or individual trustees shall be held liable for any improper or incorrect use of the information described and/or contained in the college website and assumes no responsibility for anyone's use of the information.