Kentucky Virtual Campus

KYVC Privacy Policy

The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices. The Web site and the courses and campuses available via the Web site contain links to other sites. is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of Web sites other than We recommend you refer to each Web site's privacy policy before giving out any personal information.

Collecting, Maintaining, and Sharing Information

During the registration for courses, collects personal information from its users for several reasons.

As a hub for delivering online courses offered by various educational institutions, collects the student, instructor, and administrator information required by educational institutions. stores this information on its servers and makes the information available to the proper institution(s). As a vehicle for delivering online courses, must gather and review personal user information to verify that course participants and their use of course materials are legitimate.

The Web site requires a username and password combination to access courses and some features of courses. In addition, strongly recommends that you provide an email address and first and last name when requesting help. Demographic information about our registered users allows to provide educational opportunities and services that meet our users' needs. Understanding our users allows to respond to those needs and to enhance the performance of to the benefit of our users. and third party licensees may use non-personally identifiable profile information to generate aggregate reports and market research in the form of statistics, which cannot be matched with your personally identifiable information.

Within the system, students only have access to their own demographic information. One student cannot access private information about another student (beyond essentials such as name and email address if students are enrolled in the same course). Instructors also have limited access but can enter assessment information (hidden from student). In addition, uses cookies to enable functionality within the links. You must accept browser cookies to access member areas. cookies recall only a username and password. When you quit your browser, the cookie will be erased from memory. does not use cookies to gather personal information about you. We do, however, use cookies to gather non-personal usage data. This information helps us to continually improve the usefulness of the information we provide at this site.

In regards to the sharing of user information, does not share, sell, or rent personally identifiable information, including your email address, with outside third parties without your expressed consent. Student information is stored in a secured database accessible only by the staff, who constantly monitor the system for unauthorized use.

The Web site has security measures that protect the loss, misuse and alteration of information under our control.


This site makes chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

Email addresses are required in order to register for courses on We do not share our users' email addresses to third parties for unsolicited email communications. Because we host courses and content, we may need to contact users regarding system issues, even though they may have opted to not receive offers or updates.

Contacting the Web site

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact:

1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 320
Frankfort, KY 40601-8204

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Phone: 877-740-4357 | Fax: 502-573-0222