Privacy Policy

Use of this Website, and all pages in this domain (together, the “DCS Website”), constitutes acceptance of the following terms and conditions. Delaware College Scholars (hereafter, “DCS”) reserves the right to seek all remedies available by law for any violation of these terms of use, including any violation of DCS’ rights in the DCS name and logo and its rights in connection with the information, data, artwork, text, video, audio, or pictures (together, the “Content”) of the DCS Website.

The DCS Name + Logo

The DCS name and logo are the exclusive property of DCS. Any unauthorized use is prohibited. They may not be copied or reproduced in any way without the prior written permission of DCS. Please contact us via the form below with requests for permission.

The DCS Website

The DCS Website is provided by DCS for personal use and educational purposes only. Any other use, including reproduction or translation of anything more than a de minimis portion of the Content of the DCS Website, or any use other than for personal or educational purposes, requires the express prior written permission of DCS. Please contact us via the form below with requests for permission, specifying full details of the proposed use.

The Content of the DCS Website is selected on the basis of DCS’ own criteria and in its sole discretion. DCS reserves the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of the DCS Website, including but not limited to these terms of use, hours of availability and equipment needed for use.

The mention of names of specific companies or products (whether or not indicated as registered) does not imply any intention to infringe proprietary rights, nor should it be construed as an endorsement or recommendation on the part of DCS. DCS disclaims any liability or responsibility arising from the use of the DCS Web site or the Content of the DCS Website. DCS, members of its staff, donors, partners, and affiliates shall not be liable for any financial or other consequences whatsoever arising from the use of the Content of the DCS Website, including the inappropriate, improper, or fraudulent use of such Content. No representations or warranties of any kind concerning the DCS Website are given, including responsibility for any infection by virus or any other contamination by anything that has destructive properties.

Other Web sites

The DCS Website may be linked to other websites that are not under DCS’ control. DCS provides these links merely as a convenience and the inclusion of such links does not imply an endorsement or approval by DCS of any website, product or service. DCS does not assume any responsibility or liability with respect to such websites, including, for example, responsibility or liability for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice or statements made on those websites.

Privacy Policy

Your privacy on the Internet is of great importance to DCS. This privacy statement describes DCS’ policy concerning the gathering and sharing of visitors’ information through the DCS Website. It applies to all of the sites and/or pages within the “” domain name. By visiting the DCS Website you are accepting the practices described in this policy.

What information does DCS collect?

Normal Web site usage 

In general, you can browse the DCS Website without revealing any personal information about yourself. The only information we gather during general browsing is from standard server logs. These include your TCP/IP address, domain name, browser type, operating system, and information such as the URLs visited on the DCS Website, the web site that referred you to us, the files you downloaded, the pages you visit, and the dates/times of those visits.

Information Provided to DCS by You 

If you register for a newsletter, log on to certain sections of the DCS Website, request information, apply to the program, apply for a job, apply to volunteer, donate, join a discussion group or join an electronic mailing list, you will be asked to provide personal information such as your name, mailing address and e-mail address. This information is collected only with your knowledge and permission, and is kept in various DCS databases.

Sections of the DCS Website with specific requirements to collect personal information may publish a privacy policy specific for that section. In these cases, any policies specific to that section will complement this general DCS privacy policy, but will give additional details for that particular use. For certain DCS sections, registering or supplying personal information may set a cookie. By setting this cookie, DCS will remember your details the next time you visit, so you don’t have to re-enter the information. This helps us to provide you with a better service.

What does DCS do with the information it collects?

Normal Web Usage 

Information gathered during general browsing of the “” domain is used to analyze trends and usage of the DCS site and to improve the usefulness of the site. It is not connected with any personal information. However, if you have registered with DCS in connection with any activity on the DCS site, the information we collect about your normal web usage will be identifiable to you.

Personally Identifiable Information 

DCS may use the personal information you provide to: 1) contact you–either in response to a query or suggestion, or to mail newsletters, documents, publications, etc. to you; 2) manage and process your application to the program or job application; 3) confirm your application, donations and registrations on the site; 3) “Remember” your online profile and preferences; 4) help you quickly find information that is relevant to you based on your interests, and help us create site contents most relevant to you; 5) undertake statistical analysis.

What if I don’t want to provide personal information?

Providing personal information on the DCS Website is optional. If you choose not to provide personal information, you can still browse and use the DCS site, but you will not be able to carry out certain actions such as registering for a newsletter, applying to the program, or applying to for a job.

Opting out and changing your information 

You can cancel or modify your information via our contact form below at any time.


We do not sell or share any personally identifiable information volunteered on the DCS site to any third party without prior consent. We may, however, share aggregate data about use of the DCS Web site, i.e. total number of visits to the DCS site, (other examples) with third parties without prior consent. None of this aggregate information would identify any specific user of the site. Any information provided to DCS by users of the DCS site is held with the utmost care and security, and will not be used in ways other than as set forth in this privacy policy, or in any site-specific policies, or in ways to which you have explicitly consented. DCS employs a range of techniques and security measures to protect the information maintained on our system from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, DCS assumes no responsibility for the security of information. The DCS site contains link to sites external to the domain. DCS is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites.

Notification of changes

Changes to this privacy policy will be posted here and will be available via the DCS home page at:


For questions or queries regarding this privacy policy, please contact us via our contact form below.

Cookies: a Cookie is a small amount of data that is sent from the Web server to your browser. It is normally used to assign a unique identification to your computer and securely store information such as user IDs, passwords, preferences, and online profiles. It is stored on the hard drive of your computer. You can choose not to have cookies delivered by DCS Websites by changing your browser settings. Different web sites can send their own cookies to your computer. To protect your privacy, your browser only allows a web site to access the cookies it has already sent you, no the cookies sent by other sites.