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Privacy Statement

Site: VT Org Fileman Service Web Site

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

This site logs all file transfer commands. Upon login to the web interface it logs the current time, IP address, the name of the account and the PID used to login. When a new account is being created this site logs its name and the creation date.

Logs are used only for general usage statistics and in case of a compromised account to determine the origin and extent of the attack.

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.

Links to Virginia Tech Sites

This site contains links to other Virginia Tech pages. The privacy practices of other pages may vary with the purposes of the page. Consult the privacy statement on each page.

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

This site uses cookies for session management. See the Session Management section for more information about how cookies are used.

Session Management

This site uses cookies to maintain a continuous user session.

The cookies contain a unique ID that identifies your browser session. This ID is in no way associated with your machine or you individually.

The session information used by this site is deleted when your browser is closed.

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.

Note: User and password information is not encrypted before it is transmitted across the network.

Users should also consult Virginia Tech's policy on Acceptable Use.
http://www.vt.edu/admin/policies/acceptuseguide.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 hosting@vt.edu


 

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