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ISEEK Privacy Policy

iSeek Solutions, the sponsor of this website, is firmly committed to protecting your privacy rights and to promoting good citizenship in the Internet community.

This privacy policy ensures the protection of your privacy rights on iSeek Solutions websites as specified in Minnesota Government Data Practices Act. (see http://www.revisor.leg.state.mn.us/stats/13 and http://www.revisor.leg.state.mn.us/stats/268/19.html for statutory text).

iSeek Solutions websites include Minnesota's career, education, and job resource, ISEEK.

What information does iSeek Solutions collect on its websites?

Generally, you have access to the vast majority of services and information on iSeek Solutions websites without being required to provide any private information. However, there are several ways in which you can transmit information to iSeek Solutions websites.

Cookies and IP Addresses

iSeek Solutions websites use cookies (data stored on your computer that can later be retrieved by the web server) to maintain the continuity and security of the pages that you access. These cookies contain only a system-generated session identification number.

iSeek Solutions websites also analyze your IP addresses (the source address of the user's computer) to determine traffic patterns and to help with system maintenance. None of the information from cookies or IP addresses is linked to personally identifying information unless you choose to provide such information.

Surveys

You may be encouraged to fill out surveys about your information and service needs regarding education, career, and employment information as well as about your satisfaction with iSeek Solutions websites. Any personally identifying information in such surveys is completely voluntary and will not be shared with any third party.

Correspondence from You

You may send comments or requests for information to the iSeek Solutions staff. iSeek Solutions uses responses from its users to make improvements on the website.

MinnesotaWorks Log-In

The ISEEK website links to a job bank service, which may require membership for such functions as posting a resume. For this purpose, you will need to enter personal information, such as your address and resume-related information. You can control whether and when to release your information to potential employers. You are provided with an additional privacy notice before joining the job bank.

Accounts

The ISEEK website allows you to create different types of accounts. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • users who personalize the site to their needs and collect links to different pages within ISEEK with My Account

  • schools that update their school data, including program and course selections, through an Information Manager account

In each case, you would create or maintain (if the account is created for you) a user ID and password. You may provide additional contact information on a voluntary basis, but it is not necessary to use My Account.

Keeping Your Information Safe

iSeek Solutions cares about the security of your information, and uses commercially reasonable safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of all information collected. To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps (such as requesting a unique password) to verify your identity before granting you access to your account. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information.


Third-Party Features

Our websites also include third-party features, such as Share funcionality, links to Facebook and Twitter, customer support widgets, and others. These features may collect information about your IP address and which page you're visiting on our site, and they may set a cookie to make sure the feature functions properly. These features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our site. Your interactions with those features are governed by the privacy policies of the companies that provide them.

Who uses the information?

Any and all information collected on iSeek Solutions websites is used exclusively by iSeek Solutions. No personally identifying information is shared in any way with third parties unless required by law.

What is the information used for?

All information users provide to iSeek Solutions is used only to maintain the websites, to provide you with services, to answer your questions, and to allow you to personalize the website according to your needs. No personally identifying information is used for commercial purposes.

iSeek Solutions may use aggregate statistical information, such as the number of visitors and page views to promote its site to other parties.

How can I correct, update, or delete my information?

You can update or correct your personal information from any account by logging in to the account and using the editing functions available in these accounts.

To close an account and to delete personal information from an account, you can send a request to the website that maintains the account, or send a request in writing:

iSeek Solutions
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Wells Fargo Place
30 7th St. E., Suite 350
St. Paul, MN 55101-7804

Does this privacy policy change?

Yes, this privacy policy may change. As iSeek Solutions adds new features to its websites, new privacy practices may become necessary to protect your privacy. Any additions will be added to this privacy policy without notice to users.

How is user privacy protected on linked websites?

iSeek Solutions websites link to third-party websites for the convenience of our users. iSeek Solutions does not control or endorse the privacy practices, content, or services of such websites and encourages users to familiarize themselves with the privacy policies on each website to which they link from iSeek Solutions websites.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy policy or any privacy practices on iSeek Solutions websites, you may contact:

iSeek Solutions
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Wells Fargo Place
30 7th Street East, Suite 350
St. Paul, MN 55101-7804

(800) 657-8372 (ph)
(651) 649-5750 (ph)
(651) 632-5008 (fax)
Customer Service