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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Your privacy matters to us. We don’t collect personal information about you when you visit our website unless you willingly provide it.

Our web server recognizes your Internet domain and IP address but does not identify your email or personal details. We also utilize Google Analytics to gather data on website access, helping us enhance content. This data remains anonymous and is not shared.

Links to Other Websites

SCF websites and subsites contain links to external websites and resources beyond our control or endorsement. SCF is not accountable for their content, service delivery, or availability. These external sites do not adhere to SCF’s privacy policies, and we are not responsible for their privacy practices. Users are advised to review the privacy policies of websites that collect personal identifiable information.

Form Data

Information collected via our web forms is added to the college database for exclusive use by the College. If you decide to share personal information with SCF, such as subscribing to a newsletter, sending a message, or completing an electronic form with personal details, it will be employed solely for the authorized purposes. Some data may be retained to comply with Florida’s archiving policies but will not be disclosed to third parties or government agencies, except as required by law. Please note that all email addresses are considered public records, and may be released in response to public records requests.


A cookie is a small text file stored on a user’s computer for record-keeping purposes. Web browsers store these pieces of information on behalf of a website, returning them upon request. Cookies may contain data about the current session and user identification across site visits. At SCF, session ID cookies are employed to enhance website navigation and confirm secure area access after successful login. These session ID cookies expire and are deleted upon closing the browser. It’s recommended that users log off public computers once they’ve finished their sessions.

While rejecting cookies allows access to SCF’s website, it may limit or deny access to some areas. Access to all computing resources at SCF requires the use of cookies. It’s important to note that SCF does not use cookies to monitor a user’s online activity across websites or exchange cookies with other entities

Data Security

SCF is committed to safeguarding data against unauthorized access, upholding data accuracy, and ensuring the proper utilization of information. Our objective is to implement suitable physical, electronic, and managerial measures to protect the online information we gather.


State College of Florida, Manatee – Sarasota is dedicated to ensuring that its website is easily accessible to all users and aligns with the Web Accessibility Initiative and Section 508 Accessibility Standard. The goal of “Web Content Accessibility” is to enhance the user-friendliness and inclusivity of our content, making it accessible to individuals with diverse abilities or disabilities.

We value input from our users on how to further enhance website accessibility for those with disabilities. If individuals utilizing assistive technology encounter any challenges accessing information due to the format of content on our website, we encourage them to reach out to our Web Team. Please include in your email: A description of the accessibility issue you’ve encountered. The specific web address (URL) of the content or page you’re referring to. Your contact information so we can better assist you in addressing the concern.