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Privacy notice Privacy policy Guests
Cookies policy Other policy Guests


Lane Community College (hereinafter referred to as "we" and "our") are committed to preserving and maintaining our users privacy while visiting our websites. By visiting this website you are accepting all usage terms, privacy policies, and practices described in this document.

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Information Gathered

In order to help diagnose problems with our servers and websites, when you visit one of our pages, we log:

  • your Internet Protocol (IP) address
  • the page you requested
  • the page that referred you to the requested page
  • your browser user agent (which contains information about the browser and operating system versions you are using)
  • information about the size of your request, if your request was successful, and what time you made the request

As a unauthenticated user (guest), we do not link your computer IP address to anything personally identifiable. This means that user sessions may be tracked, but the users will remain anonymous. This is not the case with authenticated users. Please read our full privacy policy and cookie policies for additional information.

General Cookie Statement

If you log into the website, we set an authentication cookie. This cookie contains identifying information which allows us to maintain your session with the site.

We use Google Analytics to monitor traffic. Google Analytics uses cookies, stored on your computer and sent to Google, to help us analyze how visitors use our site so we can improve its usefulness. We do not have direct access to information stored in these cookies, and can only look at aggregated reports of activity, which contain no specific information that can be linked to an individual. These reports may include information about visitor location, age, gender, frequency of link clicks, time on page, among many other items. We have also enabled Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting.

You can control your cookie preferences, including options to refuse cookies, from within your browser settings. Additionally, Google Analytics provides an opt-out browser plugin you can use to opt out of Google Analytics tracking.

For more details on the cookies used for authenticated users, refer to our full cookie policy.

Online advertising

We may use third party vendors to advertise services provided by Lane Community College online. These vendors, including search engines (like Google), social networks (like Facebook), and others, may show ads on our behalf through their platforms across the Internet. These services use cookies to tailor ads to your interests, based on websites you have visited (including this one). You can opt out of many of these cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

Use and Disclosure of Collected Information

As noted above, Lane Community College uses the information we collect to tailor site content to user needs, to generate aggregate statistical reports, to help diagnose problems, and otherwise to administer our web sites. At no time do we disclose personally identifiable site usage, except:

  • when required to do so by law. When possible, we will attempt to notify you before disclosure, except when prohibited by court order,
  • to prevent imminent and serious bodily harm to a person; to address fraud, security, or spam; or to protect our rights or property,
  • due to emergency circumstances.


If you have any questions about this privacy policy or the websites listed at the top, you can email: Lane Community College Learning Management System Administrator (LMS Admin) at


This privacy notice relates to user accounts created on this site.

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The following privacy statement is a modified version of the privacy statement created and published by the creators of Moodle. A full version of their privacy policy is published on their website. Additionally, Lane Community College utilizes a modified version of Moodle called "OpenLMS" owned, hosted, and operated by Blackboard, Inc.. Blackboard provides their own privacy statement and full policy detailsBy using the Learning Management System managed by Lane Community College, you are also giving consent to the policies of both the software creator (Moodle) and our hosting provider (Blackboard, Inc.).

Privacy and personal data

We take your privacy very seriously. In order to provide access to this site, we need to collect and store personal information about you.

What is collected?

We collect data about your activity on the site, including any contributions that you make. Some examples of collected activity are file submissions, quiz attempts, documents viewed, clicks on resources, lessons completed, time spent completing activities, IP address, messages, and forum posts.

How is this information used?

This information is only used to provide access, appropriate content, and reporting features within the online courses on this site. In some cases, we will use your information to conduct analysis of how certain features or areas of the website are used. This kind of data analysis will always be anonymized and aggregated with other data records before being shared.

How long is my data stored?

A limited amount of personal data is stored as long as your account is active on this site. More detailed data such as previously taught courses, quiz attempts, site usage history, are archived offline for a minimum number of years (currently 3) to comply with academic standards and legal mandates. See: Oregon State 166-450-0030 Distance Education/Learning Records

Integrated Services

You may be given the option to access or register for the Service through the use of your user name and passwords for certain services provided by third parties (each, an “Integrated Service”), such as through the use of your Google account, textbook publisher, content publisher, or otherwise have the option to authorize an Integrated Service to provide Personal Data or other information to us.

By authorizing us to connect with an Integrated Service, you authorize us to access and store your name, email address(es), and basic profile information that the Integrated Service makes available to us, and to use and disclose it in accordance with this Policy.

You should check your privacy settings on each Integrated Service to understand what information that Integrated Service makes available to us, and make changes as appropriate. Please review each Integrated Service’s terms of use and privacy policies carefully before using their services and connecting to our Service.


Moodle's Cookies policy explains what cookies are, how the software uses cookies, how third-parties we partner with may use cookies on this site, and your choices regarding cookies.

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The following cookie statement is a modified version of the statement created and published by the creators of Moodle. The most current version of their cookie policy is published on their website. Additionally, we utilize a modified version of Moodle called "OpenLMS" owned, hosted, and operated by Blackboard, Inc.. Blackboard provides their own cookie statement and full cookie details. By using the Learning Management System managed by Lane Community College, you are also giving consent to the policies of both the software creator (Moodle) and our hosting provider (Blackboard, Inc.).

What are cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Site or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Site more useful to you. Essentially, cookies are a user’s identification card for the Moodle servers. Web beacons are small graphic files linked to our servers that allow us to track your use of our Site and related functionalities. Cookies and web beacons allow us to serve you better and more efficiently, and to personalize your experience on our Site.

Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies.

How Moodle uses cookies

When you use and access the Site, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

Moodle uses or may use cookies and/or web beacons to help us determine and identify repeat visitors, the type of content and sites to which a user of our Site links, the length of time each user spends at any particular area of our Site, and the specific functionalities that users choose to use. To the extent that cookies data constitutes personally identifiable information, we process such data on the basis of your consent.

We use both session and persistent cookies on the Site and we use different types of cookies to run the Site:

  • Essential cookies. Necessary for the operation of the Site. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users, prevent fraudulent use of user accounts, or offer Site features.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. Allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and see how visitors move around the Site when using it. This helps us improve the way the Site works.
  • Functionality cookies. Used to recognize you when you return to the Site. This enables us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name, and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. Record your visit to the Site, the pages you have visited, and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make the Site and the more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

To view a list of Moodle cookies, please view our Cookies table.

Third-party cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-party cookies to report usage statistics of the Site and refine marketing efforts.

  • Tracking cookies. Follow on-site behavior and tie it to other metrics allowing better understanding of usage habits.
  • Optimization cookies. Allow real-time tracking of user conversion from different marketing channels to evaluate their effectiveness.
  • Partner cookies. Provide marketing conversion metrics to our partners so they can optimize their paid marketing efforts.

To view a list of third-party cookies that we use, please view our Cookies table.

What are your choices regarding cookies

If you’d like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use some or all of the features we offer. You may not be able to log in, store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

Cookies Table

The tables below list some of the internal and third-party cookies we use. As the names, numbers, and purposes of these cookies may change over time, this page may be updated to reflect those changes. Our software host uses a modified version of Moodle called "Open LMS" owned and operated by Blackboard Inc.. The company may utilize additional cookies from the ones listed below as disclosed in their cookie statement.

Moodle Cookies:
Host NameCookie NamePurposeExpirationMore Information
Moodle _ga Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 2 Years
_gat Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate. Session
_gid Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Session
Additional Moodle Cookies (legacy)
Cookie NamePurposeExpirationMore Information
MoodleSession You must allow this cookie into your browser to provide continuity and maintain your login from page to page. When you log out or close the browser this cookie is destroyed (in your browser and on the server).
MOODLEID It remembers your username within the browser. This means when you return to this site the username field on the login page will be already filled out for you. It is safe to refuse this cookie - you will just have to retype your username every time you log in.

Third-Party Cookies: 

Host NameCookie NamePurposeExpirationMore information collect Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. Session