Privacy Policy

HPU's Privacy Policy

Howard Payne University is committed to protecting your privacy. Any information you voluntarily provide through an HPU website, such as an e-mail address, name, phone number or payment details, will never be sold to other colleges, universities, non-profit organizations or businesses. HPU will never share personally identifiable information with external entities unless we have your consent or we are sharing information in response to a subpoena, court order or legal process.

For Users of the Howard Payne University Messaging Service

  1. The Messaging Service used by Howard Payne University engages with prospective students, parents and university donors both on-site and off-site at Howard Payne University in Texas. The purpose of this Messaging Service is to send promotional and personalized marketing text (e.g., SMS and MMS) messages to university donors and to provide Frequency Asked Questions information to prospective students and parents.
  1. You can cancel the SMS service at any time. Just text “STOP” to the 10-digit long code. After you send the SMS message “STOP” to us, we will send you an SMS message to confirm that you have been unsubscribed. After this, you will no longer receive SMS messages from us. You acknowledge that our text message platform may not recognize and respond to unsubscribe requests that does not include the “STOP” command and agree that Howard Payne University and its service providers will have no liability for failing to honor such requests. If you want to join again, just sign up as you did the first time and we will start sending SMS messages to you again.
  1. If you are experiencing issues with the Messaging Service you can reply with the keyword HELP for more assistance, or you can get help directly at {support email address or toll-free number}.
  1. As always, message and data rates may apply for any messages sent to you from us and to us from you. Messaging frequency varies. Howard Payne University reserves the right to alter the frequency of messages sent at any time, so as to increase or decrease the total number of sent messages. Not all mobile devices or handsets may be supported and our messages may not be deliverable in all areas. Howard Payne University, its service providers and mobile carriers are not liable for delayed or undelivered messages. If you have any questions about your text plan or data plan, it is best to contact your wireless provider.