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Website Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Fulton-Montgomery Community College collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the http://fmcc.suny.edu website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by Fulton-Montgomery Community College.

Personal identification information

We may collect personally identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

How we use collected information

Fulton-Montgomery Community College collects and uses Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • – To improve our SiteWe continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.
  • – To improve customer serviceYour information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs.
  • – To process transactionsWe may use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.
  • – To send periodic emailsThe email address Users provide will only be used to respond to their inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
  • – Opting out of email communications

    If for any reason you wish to stop receiving email from us, please contact the Admissions Office (via phone at 518-762-3622 or email admissions@fmcc.edu) and request that they remove you from their email contact list.

  • To send text messages

    The phone number Users provide will only be used to provide ongoing communications related to campus events and activities, respond to their inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.

  • Opting out of texting communications

    If for any reason you wish to stop receiving text messages from us you can “OPT OUT” using one of two methods.

    • A user can opt out by replying to a text sent from our Mongoose platform with one of the following trigger words; STOP, STOPALL, UNSUBSCIBE, CANCEL, END or QUIT. A final automated message is sent confirming that the opt out has occurred. Note: The trigger word can be any capitalization, however, the text message must only contain the word itself.


    • Within our Mongoose platform, any user can go into the student’s conversation view (or Students > Search) and click the “OPT OUT” button.

    Using Option 1 or Option 2 the User will be opted-out of receiving texts from anyone in that department.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

Changes to this privacy policy

Fulton-Montgomery Community College has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:

Fulton-Montgomery Community College


Fulton-Montgomery Community College
2805 State Hwy 67
Johnstown, New York 12095-3790

(518) 736-3622

This document was last updated on January 5, 2018