Communications Service Network
CSN

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.

Use of Cookies

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.

Personal Information

This Web page does not request any personal information or collect any information that personally identifies you or allows you to be personally contacted.

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.

External Links

This site contains links to other sites. CNS is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.

Security

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 the network.

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: cnswebmaster@vt.edu.



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Communications Network Services
1770 Forecast Drive (0506)
Blacksburg, Virginia 24060
(540) 231-6460
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