Western Dakota Tech respects the privacy of website visitors. This page is intended to inform you of what information is collected by this site and how the information is used. Your use of websites is subject to the privacy statement of the providers of those sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave this site and to read the privacy statement on each site you visit. Often, you can tell you are leaving the Western Dakota Tech website by looking at the URL of the destination site.
Western Dakota Tech understands that security and privacy are important issues for visitors to their website (the “site”) and recognizes their obligations to keep your information secure and confidential. That is why the WDT maintains the following standards to help protect information that personally identifies you.
Collection of Information
Use of Information
WDT uses your personal information for the following purposes: to process your requests; to administer and improve the site and related services; to notify you of our offerings, services
Privacy of Children
WDT encourages parents and guardians to be aware of and participate in their children’s online activities. We strictly adhere to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and will not knowingly collect, use or disclose personal information from any child under the age of 13 in any manner that violates this law.
Your Opportunity to Opt-out of Email Advertising, Promotional Information
Email - In the event you do not wish to receive promotional email from Western Dakota Tech, follow the opt-out instructions contained within the body of any email message you receive.
Mail, Text Messages, Telephone Calls, Email directly from Admissions - To opt out of receiving these types of promotional information, call Admissions at 605-718-2565 or email Admissions@wdt.edu and ask to be removed from any mailing or contact list.
When you visit the site, WDT or a third party may store or recognize some information on your computer in the form of a “cookie” or similar file that can help us in many ways. For example, cookies allow us to tailor the site to better match your interests and preferences. With most Internet browsers or other software, you can erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. Please refer to your browser instructions to learn more about these functions. If you reject cookies,
WDT may also provide social media features on the site that enable you to share information with your social networks and to interact with us on various social media sites. Your use of these features may result in the collection or sharing of information about you, depending on the feature. We encourage you to review the privacy policies and settings on the social media sites with which you interact to make sure you understand the information that could be shared by those sites.
We have policies and procedures in place to protect the privacy and confidentiality of your personal information that we collect and maintain. All personal information is stored on our secured servers, behind a firewall at a data center with access to data strictly controlled. Any unauthorized use of the site may result in criminal and/or civil prosecution.
It is a policy of WDT to not send unsolicited emails seeking certain highly sensitive personal information, such as social security number, date of birth or credit card number. In the
Changes to Data Privacy
We may modify data privacy practices at any time by posting revised information here, with an updated effective date. Accordingly, we urge you to frequently review this information. By using the site and providing us with your personally identifiable information, you consent to our use of such information as described on this page.
Contacting WDT or Modifying Your Personal Information
If you have any questions or comments about WDT's data privacy practices contact Pam Stillman-Rokusek, Director of Strategic Communications and Marketing, at Pam.Stillman-Rokusek@wdt.edu.
To update your personal information provided to Western Dakota Tech, contact Debbie Toms, Student Success Director and Registrar, at Deborah.Toms@wdt.edu. Please provide a concise communication with complete information, including your contact information.