Messiah University web privacy policy

Web privacy policy

Our policy is to collect no personally identifiable information about you when you visit our Web sites unless you affirmatively choose to make such information available to us. However, our web servers do automatically recognize some non-personal information, such as volume and timing of access, as well as the Internet domain and IP address from which you accessed our sites.

If you choose to share personal information with us, we will not sell that information to commercial entities. Messiah University may communicate with you regarding future offerings or opportunities in which we feel you may be interested. If you do not wish to receive these communications, please contact us via our web help form at Please note that student information is kept confidential pursuant to federal and state regulations.

Security Policy

Messiah University's website uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption to process purchases made on its online store and ticketing systems. By using this technology, online customers can feel confident that their personal information is protected from interception by any third party. Sensitive credit card information is not permanently stored on any Messiah University web server and though your order information is retained for our records, this information is not shared with other companies or persons.

Policy Changes

Occasional changes may be made to these policies as new services and content are added to our site. Visitors are encouraged to check this document periodically to stay informed of current privacy and security guidelines.

How is personal information obtained on Messiah's website?

Unless you have taken steps to browse the web anonymously, or opt-out, Messiah University, like most institutions and organizations on the web, tracks web browsing behaviors to inform understanding of how our website is being used. 


The Messiah University website uses cookies, tracking pixels and related technologies. Cookies are small data files that are served by our platform and stored on your device. Our site uses cookies dropped by us or third parties for a variety of purposes including to operate and personalize the website. Also, cookies may be used to track how you use the site to target ads to you on other websites.  

What personal information does Messiah hold? 

  • Website activity: Data about your browsing activity on our website
  • Device and browser information: Technical information about the device or browser you use to access our website. For example, your device's IP address, and (in the case of mobile devices) your device type and mobile device's unique identifier such as the Apple IDFA or Android Advertising ID.
  • Third party information: We may collect additional information about you from third party sources where we have the rights to do so.

Targeted advertising

Messiah University uses cookies dropped by us or third parties to track how you use the site to target ads to you on other websites. Click the link below to opt-out of targeted advertising from Messiah University.

Acceptance of Terms

By using any of the Messiah University website(s), you signify your acceptance of our privacy policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our sites. Your continued use of any Messiah University site following the posting of changes to these terms will indicate your acceptance of those changes.

Links to Third-party Web Sites

Any links on the Messiah University website to third-party websites are provided solely as a convenience to our visitors. If you visit these links, please know that you will be leaving our website. Messiah University has not reviewed all of these third-party sites and does not control and is not responsible for any of these sites or their content. Messiah University does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any information or materials found there. If you decide to access any of the third-party websites linked from the Messiah University website, you should refer to their respective policies for privacy/security information.  We are not responsible for the accessibility of external websites linked from the site.

For More Information

If you have questions about our privacy or security policies, or have suggestions about improving our policies, please contact us via our web help form at