Disclosures & Policies

Learn more about our policies

Title IX

It is the policy of Hobe Sound Bible College that sexual misconduct is unacceptable and will not be tolerated; therefore, sexual misconduct committed by or upon a Hobe Sound Bible College student or employee is strictly prohibited.  Reported violations of this policy will be investigated thoroughly and resolved promptly.

For more information about Hobe Sound Bible College’s Title IX Office and Title IX-related policies, contact:

Mr. Tim Cole,
Registrar and Coordinator of Title IX
(772) 545-1400, ext. 1015
Registrarspamfilter@hsbc.edu

Non-Discrimination Policy

Hobe Sound Bible College welcomes any academically qualified person who desires to study in a spiritually disciplined atmosphere, and who is in agreement with the doctrinal position, ethical standards, educational philosophy, and objectives of the institution. Hobe Sound Bible College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or ethnicity in its admissions policies, and scholarship and loan programs, pursuant to the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and subsequent amendments to that act.

Grievance Policy

The student has the right to appeal disciplinary or academic action taken by the Director of Student Life or Academic Dean to the respective committees (e.g., Discipline issues will be heard by the Discipline Committee/Academic issues will be heard by the Curriculum and Assessment Committee). Any decision made by the Discipline or Academic Committees may be further appealed through the Director of Student Life or the Academic Dean to the Administrative Council.

Students may address general grievances to any member of the faculty who is in an Administrative position. if the situation cannot be reconciled on that level, the student will be asked to submit their grievance/request in writing and the situation will be reviewed by the Administrative Council.

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is intended for website users who give us (Hobe Sound Bible College) their personal information, such as email address, name, ssn, credit card info, etc.

What do we do with your information?

When you purchase something from our store, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address.

When you browse our store, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.

Email marketing: With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates.

Consent

How do you get my consent?
When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we infer that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.

If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like sharing new opportunities with you, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.

How do I withdraw my consent?

If, after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you and/or for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information at any time by contacting us at 772.545.1400 Ext 1033 or mailing us at:

Advancement
PO Box 1065
Hobe Sound, FL 33475

Disclosure

We will only disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so.

Third-party services

In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us. For example, a credit-card processing company will use your information to make a charge.

However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.

For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.

In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located in a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.

As an example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act.

Once you leave our website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Service. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

Security

To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.

If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL). Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we implement generally accepted industry standards.

Age of consent

By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.

Changes to this privacy policy

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

In general, the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (“FERPA”) prohibits the release of students’ educational records. However, Hobe Sound Bible College may release student directory information or student educational records if allowed or required by FERPA.

Questions and contact information

If you would like to access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, to register a complaint, or to receive more information contact us at 772.545.1400 Ext 1033 or mail us at

Advancement
PO Box 1065
Hobe Sound, FL 33475