Your privacy is important to us. This page explains what data WBEC South collects from you through our interactions with you, and how we use that data. Please carefully read the details outlined in the summaries below. Should you have any questions regarding data privacy, please contact us at 504.830.0149 or with any questions.


We use Google Analytics to collect information about use of this site. Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit this site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to this site. We use the information we get from Google Analytics only to improve this site. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this site, rather than your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information. Although Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit this site, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use (as amended for government websites) and the Google Privacy Policy. You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browser.

Google Analytics employs cookies to define user sessions, which allows for the collection of data about how visitors are using the websites. Google Analytics uses only first-party cookies for data analysis. This means that the cookies are linked to a specific website domain, and Google Analytics will only use that cookie data for statistical analysis related to your browsing behavior on that specific website. According to Google, the data collected cannot be altered or retrieved by services from other domains.

If you choose, you can opt out by turning off cookies in the preferences settings in your web browser. For more information on Google Analytics, please visit Google Analytics.


All information submitted with the certification affidavit becomes the property of WBENC. Information that the applicant marks as proprietary or confidential or that reasonably may be regarded as such will be treated accordingly. The RPO will obtain the applicant’s prior approval to release information submitted that may be conducive to increased opportunities for WBEs. The WBENC certification affidavit that is part of the application for certification includes a liability release form.

For additional information please visit WBENC Standards & Procedures.