Privacy Policy

Where personal information is required for use of the website or in interacting with the website it is the Columbia University policy that information such as your name, postal and e-mail address, or telephone number is private and confidential. The personal information you provide is stored in a secure location, is accessible only by appropriate staff, and is used only for the purposes for which you provide the information.

No Release of Information to Third Parties

Personal information collected as a function of this website will not be released to third parties.

Collection and Use of Information

This web site requires you to provide certain personally identifiable information in order to process admissions application fees. By providing such information, you consent to our collection and use of it, as described in this Privacy Policy. The information you provide may include contact information, (such as your name, address, AADSAS number and email address) and financial information, such as a credit card number. This information will be used to process your application fee and if necessary, to contact you regarding information regarding the College of Dental Medicine.

No Computer Tracking of Identifiable Information

The admissions web site does not track, collect or distribute personal information about applicants. College of Dental Medicine staff may regularly compile aggregate statistics on the applicant pool, strictly to be used for administrative purposes related to College of Dental Medicine admissions.


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Third Party Websites

The College of Dental Medicine website may provide you with links to the web sites of third parties. In the event you choose to access such websites, the organizers of the College of Dental Medicine are not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties. Further, please note that the third party's privacy policy and security practices may differ from those provided here and the College of Dental Medicine assumes no responsibility and does not control, endorse, or guarantee any aspect of your use of the linked site. We recommend that you check the applicable privacy policy of such party before providing personally identifiable information to it.

Changes in our Privacy Policy

We may update current privacy policy from time to time. Changes will be posted on this web site reflecting the updated privacy policy.

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