Privacy Policy

Welcome to the James Millikin Homestead website. We have created this Privacy Policy to outline our firm commitment to your privacy. Please read this policy to understand how the university treats any personal information you provide via this site. Note: This policy is subject to change.

Information Collection and Use

James Millikin Homestead is the sole owner of information collected via this website. The university does not sell, share, or rent such information in ways different from those outlined in this Privacy Policy.
Information about visitors to this site may be collected in the form of the following:


A cookie is a piece of data stored on a user's hard drive that contains information about that user. Usage of a cookie does not link to any personally identifiable information. A user rejecting a cookie may still use this website. Cookies serve to track and target the interests of our users to improve this website.

Log Files

IP addresses also enable the university to analyze trends, administer this site, track users' movements, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.


The James Millikin Homestead does not share aggregated demographic information with outside organizations or businesses.


The James Millikin Homestead website contains links to other websites that are not affiliated with the university. The Homestead is not responsible for privacy practices of other sites; the Privacy Policy you are reading now applies only to this website. Some of the Homestead's business partners use cookies on our website (e.g. search services). The Homestead has no access to or control over these cookies. To learn more about the practices of our business partners, please view their Privacy Policies.


The James Millikin Homestead takes every precaution to protect users' information. When a user voluntarily submits information via this website, that information is protected. All user information is restricted to use for the purpose(s) indicated to the user when that information is submitted. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific task are granted access to personally identifiable information. All employees are informed of the importance of, and any changes in, security and privacy practices as part of their training and in quarterly updates. Collected information is used for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy and thereafter filed in secure storage or discarded.

Guidelines for Children

Children under the age of 13 are asked not to submit any information via this site.

Consent and User Terms

By accessing this website, you consent to the collection, use, and storage of your information by the James Millikin Homestead in the manner described in this policy. In addition, you agree to and are bound to abide by the following terms and conditions:

Copyright Policy

All images, text, programs, and other materials found on the James Millikin Homestead website are protected by the United States copyright laws. Published information cannot be used in any manner prohibited by law or disallowed by licenses, contracts, copyrights, copyrighted material, or college regulation. Any commercial use of the images, text, programs or other materials found in the Millikin website is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of James Millikin Homestead.

Content Submission

Certain areas of the James Millikin Homestead website allow for the exchange of information between you, the USER, and the Homestead. Any submission by the USER becomes the property of the Homestead, and the USER implicitly grants the Homestead the authority and right to use that content in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

User Responsibilty

The USER assumes all responsibility for use of the James Millikin Homestead website. The USER waives all claims against the Homestead, its officers, directors, employees, suppliers and programmers that may arise from the utilization of this website.

Accuracy of Information

While all reasonable attempts are made to ensure the accuracy of the information, neither the James Millikin Homestead nor its information contributors can be held responsible by the USER for the accuracy of the information found in this website. The Homestead makes no expressed or implied warranty as to the accuracy of content or programming. The Homestead website does not constitute a contract, and all portions are subject to change without notice.

Use of Photographs

Representatives of the James Millikin Homestead take photographs for use in print and electronic publications. This paragraph serves as public notice of the intent of the James Millikin Homestead to do so and as a release to the Homestead giving permission to use such images as it deems fit. If you object to the use of your photograph, you have the right to withhold its release by contacting the James Millikin Homestead.

Additional Information

If you have any questions about this policy or website, email the James Millikin Homestead.

Millikin Homestead
125 North Pine St.
Decatur, IL 62522