Privacy and Terms of Use

Antioch University Santa Barbara (AUSB) is committed to protecting your personal information and respecting your privacy. In general you can visit our website without telling us who you are or revealing personal information about yourself.

Some web page covered by this policy may request personal information from you in order to complete a form or transaction. Your information may be shared with third parties, such as event registration systems, to complete your transaction. Your information also may be collected by AUSB for marketing and development. AUSB will not sell any personal information to third parties for purposes of marketing, advertising, or promotion.

AUSB uses various methods to collect other kinds of information, including cookies, referrers, IP addresses, and system information.

Our Information Collection Practices

AUSB uses website analytics tools to retrieve information from your browser, such as the site you came from, the search engine(s) and keywords you used to find our site, and the pages you view within our site. Additionally, we use technologies such as cookies and web beacons (described below), to collect information about the pages you view, the links you click, and other actions you take on our website. Lastly, we collect certain standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit such as your IP address, browser type and language, access times, and referring website addresses.

When you visit the AUSB website we gather and store this information to allow us to track the use of our website and make improvements. This information is stored and used in the aggregate only and is not used to obtain personal data or to contact you personally.

Some AUSB web pages use online data entry forms to collect personal information from web visitors who choose to identify themselves for the purpose of transacting e-commerce or receiving products, services, or information. GSB sites that collect data of any type are required to abide by and provide a link to our Privacy Statement. We request no more information than is required to fulfill the purpose for which the information is being collected.

Cookies and Web Beacons

We use cookies, small snippets of data sent to your computer, to track usage patterns, traffic trends, and visitor behavior. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. Choosing to accept cookies enables some online services to work more efficiently or makes the use of those services more convenient. You may set your browser to refuse cookies from any website that you visit. If you set your browser to refuse cookies, you may be unable to fully use certain portions of the website.

We may utilize web beacons, also known as clear GIFS, from third parties to help us compile aggregated statistics regarding the effectiveness of our site. Web beacons are used in combination with cookies to help understand how visitors interact with our site. We may include web beacons in promotional email messages or newsletters in order to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon. We prohibit web beacons on our website from being used by third parties to collect or access personal information.


A referrer is the information passed along by a web browser that references the web URL you linked from. Our web server automatically gathers this information.

IP Addresses

Web servers use your IP address to identify your computer so that data, such as the web pages you request, can be sent to you. Our web server automatically gathers them.

System Information

Standard system information includes time, type of browser being used, the operating system or platform, and CPU speed. Your web browser sends this information automatically when you are connected to a website. This information is used by AUSB to identify broad demographic statistics and may be used to provide information appropriate for your computer system. AUSB will not use this information to attempt to identify your personal information.


While no system can provide guaranteed security, we take reasonable efforts to keep information you provide to us secure, including encryption technology, and physical security at the location of the server where information is stored.

Links to Other Sites

The AUSB website includes hyperlinks to sites maintained or controlled by others. AUSB is not responsible for and does not routinely screen, approve, review, or endorse the contents of or use of any of the products or services that may be offered at this or any other website. We advise you to review the individual privacy policies of the respective sites.

Welcome to the Antioch University Santa Barbara (AUSB) website. This site or any portion of this site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without the written permission of AUSB.

By using and participating in this website you signify that you have read these terms and agree to be bound by and comply with them. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms, please promptly exit this site. AUSB reserves the right to modify these terms at any time and will publish notice of any such modification online at this site or elsewhere online. By continuing to access a site after notice of such modifications, you signify your agreement to be bound by the modifications.


You may use our site for lawful purposes only. You may not use our site to post, transmit or otherwise distribute unlawful material. Examples of unlawful material include, without limitation, threats of physical harm, defamatory statements, pornographic material, and copyrighted, trademarked and other proprietary material used without proper authorization. You may not attempt to use or distribute tools designed for compromising security or take any action to compromise the security of this site. Examples of these tools include but are not limited to password guessing programs, cracking tools or network probing tools. You may not "flood" or disrupt our website through any means or process.

Copyright Ownership and License

The information on this website is the property of AUSB and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.

Except as expressly prohibited on this website, you are permitted to view, copy, and print documents within this website (such as papers, datasheets, etc;), subject to your agreement that all of the following conditions are met:

  • Your use of the information is for informational, personal, and noncommercial purposes only.
  • You will not modify the documents or graphics.
  • You will not copy or distribute graphics separate from their accompanying text and you will not quote materials out of their context.
  •  You will display the Antioch University Santa Barbara copyright notice on all documents or portions of documents and retain any other copyright and other proprietary notices on any copy you make.
  •  You agree that AUSB may revoke this permission at any time and you shall immediately stop your activities related to this permission upon notice from Antioch University Santa Barbara or Antioch University Santa Barbara.

The permission above does not include permission to copy the design elements, look and feel, or layout of the website. Those elements are also protected by copyright law, and may not be copied or imitated in any manner.

We value your input in helping us to make our website informative and a great experience. Please use the form below to contact us with any questions, suggestions or corrections.

Thank You,

AUSB Web Editor