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Privacy Policy

Collection of Personal Data

Website users may submit personally identifiable information through various contact and registration forms on our website. Personally identifiable information such as name, email address, phone number, mailing address, and other information is used for the fulfillment of information requests or processing of course enrollment in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). SSL (Secure Sockets Layer), an industry recognized security encryption protocol, is used in an effort to ensure secure collection and transmission of web users’ personally identifiable information. VGCC does not share sensitive user data with third party companies for their independent use.

Students and graduates have the option to set up a Workforce Link profile on the VGCC website for the purpose of being recruited for employment. Data shared on Workforce link profiles will be accessible to employers who have registered Workforce Link profiles. Employer data shared by registered companies are accessible to students who have a Workforce Link profile. Workforce Link is password protected and only accessible to users with a registered profile. Workforce profile requests are screened and approved by VGCC staff.


This website uses cookies so that VGCC can provide you with the best user experience possible. Cookie information is stored in your browser and performs functions such as recognizing you when you return to our website and helping our team to understand which sections of the website you find most interesting and useful. Most major websites use data collected from cookies as a means to update and improve their website. VGCC’s website provides site visitors an alert to inform them that cookies are being sent from our site. Through this alert, visitors have the option to refuse cookies sent from our site

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me,” your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after One day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.