Privacy Policy

The Office of Advancement at Claremont McKenna College, here forth referred to as CMC Advancement, maintains relationships with various members of the community in order to advance the mission and goals of the College. All data collected by CMC Advancement is used internally to develop, maintain and expand our relationships with our community members.

Data We Collect

  1. Contact information: home, business, mailing and seasonal addresses, phone and fax numbers, email addresses and social media links.
  2. Employment information: company name, position, business contact information (phone email, address).
  3. Family relationships, either provided directly by the constituent or available through public records.
  4. Interests, board memberships and advanced degree education, either provided directly by the constituent or available through public records.
  5. Charitable giving and asset data to evaluate philanthropic inclination and capacity, either provided directly by the constituent or available through public records.

CMC Advancement Data Storage

  1. Digitally: on servers hosted internally or with third parties.
  2. Physically: in locked locations with access by permission only.

Accessing Your Data

  1. Alumni and Parents can view their information at by logging into the directory. An account must be established using a valid email address for access.
  2. All individuals can contact Advancement using the information below.

Your Rights

  1. You have the right to request access to information CMC Advancement has about you.
  2. You have the right to correct any information CMC Advancement has about you.
  3. You have the right to have CMC Advancement delete any information CMC Advancement has about you unless we are legally obligated to maintain the information.
  4. Providing data to CMC Advancement is not mandatory. Should you choose to withhold your consent please be aware that invitations to events, updates about CMC, access to voting in the Alumni Association, etc., will no longer be available to you.

Legal basis for processing data

  1. CMC Advancement processes data for the following reasons:
    • An individual has given consent to process their personal data for one or more specific reason.
    • Processing is necessary to enter into a contract with an individual or to take steps at the request of the individual prior to entering into a contract.
    • Processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which CMC Advancement is subject.
    • Processing is necessary to protect the interests of the individual.
    • Processing is necessary for the purpose of pursuing a legitimate interest by CMC Advancement. Exceptions apply and CMC Advancement follows all laws with regards to expectations.

Working with Third Parties

  1. All contracts with third parties are reviewed to ensure the company operates in ways that are compliant with our Privacy Policy.
  2. CMC Advancement provides data to trusted businesses based on our instructions and with the mission of advancing the objectives of CMC Advancement. No data is sold, shared with or given to a third party for use outside of scope of the contract.

Contact Us

Should you have any questions regarding our Privacy Policy or about your data, please contact us at:

Claremont McKenna College
Attn: Advancement Services
400 N. Claremont Blvd.
Claremont, CA 91711