Privacy Statement for http://www.cns.vt.edu
Communications Network Services (CNS) of Virginia Tech
has created this privacy statement to demonstrate our firm commitment
to privacy. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination
practices for this Web page: http://www.cns.vt.edu.
Information Automatically Logged
The server collects the IP address, date, time, page accessed, browser
type, and the referring page if present. We use your IP address to help
diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web page. The
date and time are used to track the load on the server and peak usage
times. We record the browser type to monitor market penetration of various
web browsers so we can better determine what Internet technologies we
may utilize in the design of our pages. We use page referrer data--that
is, information about the web page that pointed you to our page--to determine
to what extent our page is referenced by other resources on the web. These
data may be used to preserve the integrity of our computing resources.
The CNS Web site employs per-session cookies that are used to
store state (status) information only within a session. These cookies
are cached only while a user is using applications run by a Web server
issuing the per-session cookie. The cookies are deleted from the cache
when the user closes the session.
This Web page does not request any personal information or collect any
information that personally identifies you or allows you to be personally
Since we do not collect any personal information on
this Web site, we do not share any personal information with any third
parties nor do we use any personal information for any purposes.
Links to Virginia Tech Pages
This site contains links to other CNS and Virginia Tech sites. The privacy
practices of other sites may vary from those of this site. Consult the
privacy statement on each page.
This site contains links to other sites. CNS is not responsible for the
privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse,
and alteration of the information under our control. Log file access is
restricted to system administrators while stored on the server. Log files
are rotated regularly and archived in a secure location. User and password
information, if requested, is encrypted before it is transmitted across
Users should also consult Virginia Tech's policy on
Acceptable Use . Virginia Tech complies with all statutory and legal requirements with
respect to access to information.
Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices
of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you may contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.