Commitment to Individual Privacy
Aims Community College is committed to protecting the privacy and accuracy of confidential information submitted by employees, students and visitors to our website. We do not actively share personal information gathered. However, because Aims Community College is a public institution, some information collected from the Aims Community College website may be subject to the Colorado Public (Open) Records Act. Thus, in some cases we may be compelled by law to release information gathered from our Web servers. This may include server log information, email messages sent to an individual identified on the website, and information collected from Web-based forms.
Colorado Public (Open) Records Act (C.R.S. 24-72 201 et seq.)
It is the declared public policy of Aims Community College that all public records shall be open for inspection by any person at reasonable times, except as otherwise provided by law. Public Records are defined by this law as all writings made or maintained by a state institution, such as Aims Community College, regardless of the format or medium of the records.
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. §1232g)
Aims Community College also complies with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), which generally prohibits the release of students’ education records without consent. FERPA only applies to currently enrolled students. For more information on FERPA please refer to the General Information/College Policies Section of the Aims Community College Catalog.