This privacy policy sets out how Rivier University uses and protects any information that you give Rivier University when you use this website.

Rivier University is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website or through other mechanisms, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

Rivier University may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. This policy is effective from August 2021.

What We Collect

We may collect the following personal information:

  • Name
  • Contact information, including email address
  • Demographic information, such as zip code, preferences, and interests
  • Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or events

We use Google services such as Google Analytics and spam prevention to help manage our website. Please see the Privacy and Terms pages for more information on how Google uses/maintains user information.

When registering to take a course. The following additional information will be collected:

  • Date of birth
  • Social Security Number
  • Gender
  • Ethnicity
  • Major

What We Do with the Information We Gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with better service. In particular, for the following reasons:

  • To answer a question you have asked
  • Internal record keeping
  • To improve our services
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about University programs, events, or other information we think you may find interesting, using the email address you have provided
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes
  • Register you for classes.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.  Click here to learn more about  FERPA. aother layer of protection.

Links to Other Websites

Our web pages may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have control over other, third-party websites.

Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide while visiting such sites, and this privacy statement does not govern such sites. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Cookies and web beacons are small files that may be transferred to your computer or mobile device through web browsing software to evaluate your use of websites, compiling reports on website activity, and providing other services relating to internet usage. Portions of this site may use cookies to carry data about your current session at the site from one web page to the next, and to provide customized content once you personalize the website. We use third-party service providers to serve our ads across the internet. As you browse our website, advertising cookies will be placed on your computer so that we can understand what you are interested in. This enables us to present you with retargeting advertising on other sites based on your previous interaction with our website.

The University may also transmit non-Personally identifiable information (NPII) collected by cookies to other third parties (e.g. Facebook) so that you may see messages from the College when you visit other websites outside of the domain. You may set your browser to prevent the use of cookies; however, doing so may prevent you from using specific functions of our websites.

If you prefer not to receive cookies, you may turn them off in your browser, or may set your browser to ask you before accepting a new cookie.

Controlling Your Personal Information

You may choose to restrict the use of your personal data in accordance with this privacy policy.

If you have any questions or further concerns relating to how we use your personal data as described above, or you believe that personal data we have is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us at:

Rivier University
Information Technology
Nashua, NH 03060

Phone: 603.897.8469