Privacy Policy

Thank you for accessing the Iowa Financial Aid Application and reviewing our Privacy Policy Statement. Our goal is to inform you about the information that could be collected online as a result of visiting or requesting a service, how that information will be used, and the steps being taken to secure customer data. Your rights to privacy are of utmost importance to the Iowa College Student Aid Commission (Iowa College Aid).

If you complete the Iowa Financial Aid Application, your Social Security number will be used to verify your identity and certain information regarding your eligibility for programs administered by Iowa College Aid. The information supplied in the application may be used for processing and verification of eligibility criteria and compilation and analysis of summary data relative to programs. Iowa College Aid does not sell information about you to outside marketers.

Though the Iowa Financial Aid Application does not specifically request information from children, Iowa College Aid would comply with the Children's Online Privacy Policy Protection Act of 1998 ("COPPA"), by disallowing the collection of personal information from an individual under the age of 13.

The Iowa Financial Aid Application web pages contain links to various other web sites operated by other agencies. Once you link to another web site, you are no longer on the Iowa College Aid site and this Privacy Policy does not apply to other sites. It is possible that information on this site may be inaccurate or outdated. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from this site does so at his or her own risk.