Site: Travel & Education Center

URL: http://www.tec.lib.vt.edu/

Virginia Tech has created this privacy statement in order demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for this web site.

Information Automatically Logged

This site uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our site.

This site records the browser type to monitor market penetration of various web browsers so we can better determine the Internet technologies we may utilize in the design of our pages.

This site uses page referrer data - that is, information about the page that linked you to this page - to determine to what extent our page is referenced by other resources on the Web.

This data may be used to preserve the integrity of our computing resources.

Personal Information

The site collects and stores information regarding travel events and other educational events. Other data entered by the administrator includes your name, office(s), PID, email, phone number(s), title, employment status, organizational reporting, and photograph.

The personal information is used to display our directory listing to on the public website. All information regarding your travel and education is secured behind the VT CAS login. This is only used for internal purposes or your own personal needs.

We do not share any personal information with any third parties nor do we use any personal information for any purposes beyond those stated here.

From your profile screen you have the ability to update some of the information, all other information needs to be requested via the Information Technology Services department.

Links to External Sites

This site contains links to other sites. Virginia Tech is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites.

Cookies

The Travel & Education Center does not use any cookies to store information. However, the Central Authentication Serive (CAS) used for authenticating users does use temporary cookies. These cookies are stored only when the browser is active and destroyed at the end of the browser's session.

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 is encrypted before it is transmitted across the network.

Users should also consult Virginia Tech's policy on Acceptable Use.
http://www.vt.edu/about/acceptable-use.html

Virginia Tech complies with all statutory and legal requirements with respect to access to information.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, you can contact Ross Edmonds.