Effective Date: January 1, 2011

Tulsa Welding School’s website at www.tws.edu (herein referred to as “website”) is Internet property of Tulsa Welding School, Inc. (“Tulsa Welding School,” “we,” “our,” or “us”). This Tulsa Welding School Website Privacy Policy is given by Tulsa Welding School and is applicable to users of the website. We are providing this Tulsa Welding School Website Privacy Policy to you so that you can learn about how we collect and share information you submit through the website. Data privacy and security is important to us and to users of the website, so we want to make sure that users of our website understand our privacy and security practices and policies. In addition to this Tulsa Welding School Website Privacy Policy, we are fully committed to adhering to all federal and state privacy regulations, including the California Online Privacy Protection Act of 2003.

This Tulsa Welding School Website Privacy Policy will tell you the following:

  1. What information we collect/track about you.
  2. With whom we share the information we collect/track.
  3. How we use the information we collect/track.

This Tulsa Welding School Website Privacy Policy applies to the information you provide to us through the website.

Information Collection Practices and Policies

Tulsa Welding School’s website allows you to submit information requests to the campus you select. Each school asks you to provide the information requested on its information form in order to contact you. When you submit an information request using our information request form, we share the information you provide with the school. The personal information you may be requested to submit may include (but is not limited to): (1) Name, (2) Address, (3) Email Address, (4) Telephone Number, (5) High School Graduation Date.

We may use the following services to monitor the processing of your information request: Web analytics and Web hosting. We also may use a third party address verification service.


A “cookie” is a small text file that a website can place on your computer’s hard drive in order to collect information about your activities on the website. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you have the option to change your browser settings to decline them. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site. (Please also see “Web Site Tracking Software” below.)

Web Site Tracking Software

Web servers, or those of third-party vendors, utilize certain tracking software to capture your domain name address (the address of your Internet service provider) for purposes of tracking website statistics. However, we do not capture any personally identifiable information in our website tracking software. The capture of your domain name is a common practice among websites for measuring the number of hits, pages visited, and length of user session. We use this information to measure the effectiveness of the website offerings in order to service you better.

“We may work with a data provider to target advertising to you personally, through online and offiine methods including email, display media, video media and direct mail. These providers may use personal information that we have collected or that you have provided to locate you online, such as when you visit or log in to websites or mobile applications. When you log in to or visit our website, your IP address may be combined with other de-identified data (such as a hashed, non-readable email or postal address) in order to send ads and materials to you based on your preferences, interests and attributes. To learn more about this targeted advertising, please visit http://eltoro.com/privacy-policy/. To opt out of this and other interest-based advertising, please visit the industry opt-out pages operated by the DAA, at http://www.aboutads.info and by the NAI at http://networkadvertising.org.”

Information Use

We may transfer aggregate or group data about our users for lawful purposes. Aggregate or group data is data that describes the demographics, usage or other characteristics of our users as a group without disclosing personally identifiable information. By submitting your information to us and using our website, you agree to allow us to transfer such aggregate data to third parties.


Information we maintain about you is stored in a secure manner. We use security features to collect the information you provide to us via our website in a secure manner. However, if you send us an email, that type of transmission of information is not secure, and is traveling though the Internet unprotected and can be intercepted. The security of your personal information is important to us. While perfect security on the Internet is impossible, we maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect the information you provide to us. We restrict access to this information to employees with a need to know this information to provide you with the benefit, assistance or service you request or would like to obtain, and to those employees that need the information to do their jobs.


We adhere to all federal and state laws regarding visitors under 18 years of age. Any user under age 13 will not be allowed to register.

Changes in Tulsa Welding School Website Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the registration home page, and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. The notice will tell you that we’ve changed our Tulsa Welding School Website Privacy Policy and it will make available the prior Tulsa Welding School Website Privacy Policy that applied (including the dates that it applied). In addition, the updated Tulsa Welding School Website Privacy Policy will list a new “Effective Date.” If you continue to use our website as described above, (i.e., when you: (1) access or use our website or any of the web pages of our website, (2) agree to receive e-mail from us and/or, (3) make application for a school through our website) you are agreeing to be covered by the updated Tulsa Welding School Website Privacy Policy.

We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.

Contacting the Website

If you have any questions or comments, please don’t hesitate to contact us directly. We listen to and read every message sent to us, and we will endeavor to reply promptly to each one. Please email us with your questions or comments about this Tulsa Welding School Website Privacy Policy at [email protected], or you may call us at 888.765.5555.