Website Accessibility & Privacy Statements

Website Accessibility

This is the ADA Compliance and Accessibility Statement for the Gateway Technical College website. We want everyone who visits the Gateway Technical College website to feel welcome and find the experience rewarding.

Guidelines

To help us make Gateway’s website a positive place for everyone, we've been using the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. These guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities and user friendly for everyone.

The guidelines have three levels of accessibility (A, AA and AAA). We’ve chosen Level AA as the target for Gateway’s website.

Design and Layout

  • This site uses cascading style sheets (CSS) to control all aspects of layout and presentation.
  • Most fonts on this site are sized using relative font sizes and will adjust automatically to your browser’s default text size.
  • Content contained within this site will degrade to a usable text-only design when CSS is not available.

Javascript

  • Javascript is employed to enhance usability and graphic appeal.
  • Javascript used on this site is implemented in a non-invasive manner and is not required to use the site or access content within.

Captioning

Gateway is committed to following all closed captioning policies. Visit our Disability Support Services’ Laws, Rights, and Responsibilities page to see our Closed Captioned Equal Access Statement.

Contact

Gateway’s Marketing and Communications web team is working hard to ensure compliancy. If you find a page that is not compliant or is unreadable in your browser, please contact us at webmaster@gtc.edu.


Privacy Statement

H-188 Website Privacy Policy

Gateway Technical College is committed to protecting the privacy of website visitors and the information shared on our website. This policy explains the ways in which we collect information while using the Gateway website (www.gtc.edu), how that information can be used, and how we protect the information you choose to provide us.

By visiting gtc.edu, you are accepting the practices described in this policy. This notice applies solely to information collected on Gateway sites.

Information Collected

The Gateway website (gtc.edu) uses cookies or similar technology. You can accept or decline cookies in your web browser settings. By doing so some parts of the site may not function properly.

Non-Personal Information

When you browse through our website at gtc.edu, certain information is collected in relation to your computer's IP (Internet Protocol) address. We automatically collect and temporarily store the following information about visits from IP addresses:

  • Date and time of visit
  • Pages visited
  • Operating system, browser used and screen resolution
  • Search terms used
  • Originating website
  • Internet service provider
  • Terms you use in our site’s search engines

We may use this information for statistical purposes and to help us make our site more useful to visitors. No additional information is collected unless otherwise stated.

Personal Information

Gateway does not require that you provide personal information to visit our website. However, you may choose to provide us with personal information through an e-mail message, live chat, information request form, registration form, survey, alumni membership form, etc. This information is used only to fulfill the purpose you authorize or in support of college-sponsored programs.

Gateway Technical College does not disclose, give, sell, or transfer any personal information about our online visitors to third parties except as required by law.

Third-party tracking

Third-party vendors, including advertising networks and web traffic analysis services, may use cookies on our site to collect non-personal data. Google Analytics helps website administrators track site usage, understand how users find sites, and improve website function and content. For more information on Google Analytics, please visit Google’s website.

Other third-party tools show Gateway advertisements on sites across the web. Using cookies and related technologies, these tools show ads to people who’ve previously visited our websites, might be interested in our sites based on other sites they’ve visited or be a web user in a specific geographic area.

Pixel Tags

Pixel tags, also called web beacons, may be used on Gateway’s website, email messages or newsletters. Pixel tags allow us to monitor the actions of users opening a particular webpage,

email or newsletter to customize our offerings to you. They also help us determine number of page visits or email opens to help improve user experience and site content.

Other Websites

Our website contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. These links are provided only for the convenience of our visitors.

Security

Gateway uses appropriate security measures to help protect user information within our limits. While we work to maintain information security, we encourage users to exercise caution when disclosing personal information.

Policy Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your use of this website, please contact the webmaster at: webmaster@gtc.edu.

Gateway Technical College – Marketing and Communication Dept.
Attn: Kristin Gunia, Director Marketing & Communications
3520 30th Avenue
Kenosha, WI 53144