We know that you care how your information is used, and we appreciate your trust that we will use it carefully and sensibly. This notice describes our privacy policy. By submitting information through our website(s), you are accepting the privacy policy described below.  (Last revised 12/31/18)

Information You Provide: Ohio Christian University collects data from you in several ways including non-personal information. Non-personal information may include, but is not limited to, the OCU portals you click and the type(s) of devices you use. 

Cookies: OCU reserves the right to use “cookies.” Cookies are small programs that transfer to a visitor’s device enabling us to recognize you and provide you with a more customized browsing experience. Using cookies enhances your browsing experience and is optional. 

Protecting Your Personal Information: We receive and store the personally identifiable information you enter such as name, address, phone number, and other information submitted via the website. We use the information you provide in order to respond to your requests and to improve our website. The information collected is never sold, rented, or leased outside of University partners and initiatives. 

Third Party Websites: Although you may see an Ohio Christian University ad on a different website, it does not mean that OCU has any control over what that website contains nor does the university endorse its content or messaging. When using a third-party website, you are subject to their privacy policy. 

Changes to this privacy statement: Ohio Christian University reserves the right to make any change to this privacy policy at any time. When an update occurs, the revised edition and the new publication date will be published on the OCU website. You are encouraged to read through this frequently to ensure you have seen the most recent version. 

Accepting these terms and conditions: By using any OCU website you are agreeing to the terms and conditions within this policy. It is your responsibility to have read through the privacy policy and that by doing so and continuing to operate within the websites, you agree with its content. If you do not agree with the content, please refrain from using OCU websites

SMS Terms & Conditions

By joining our text service you can expect to receive messages about alumni events, enrollment information and important updates. We will never share or sell your mobile number or data. You can opt-out anytime by texting the word “STOP” or “QUIT”. Text “HELP” for help. Message & data rates may apply. Up to 4 msgs/month.

Ohio Christian University is committed to building user trust and confidence by promoting and complying with the use of business practices that help protect the privacy of the user and his/her data. For more information you can view a copy of our company’s privacy policy.  Ohio Christian University offers recurring text message services. By opting-in to any such service, you are confirming your entry into a recurring texting program and you give your consent to Ohio Christian University to use an automatic system to deliver text messages to the phone number to which you have directed it to transmit text messages. Message frequency varies.

Ohio Christian University does not charge for our texting service; however, message and data rates may apply from your mobile carrier. Participation in the service is standard rated (no premium content). Subject to the terms and conditions of your mobile carrier, you may receive text messages sent to your mobile phone.

By providing your consent to participate in our texting service, you approve any such charges from your mobile carrier. Charges for text messages may appear on your mobile phone bill or be deducted from your prepaid balance.

Ohio Christian University reserves the right to terminate the SMS service, in whole or in part, at any time without notice. The information in any message may be subject to certain time lags and/or delays. If you have any questions or need help, text HELP into the text thread.

To stop receiving text messages, text STOP or QUIT. By enrolling in the texting service, you consent that after having submitted a request to opt-out you will receive one (1) final message confirming that you have been removed from the system. Following the opt-out confirmation message, no additional text messages will be sent unless you rejoin the system.