It is the practice of Washburn University to respect the privacy of all Web site visitors to the extent permitted by law. This Web privacy statement is intended to inform you of the ways in which this Web site collects information, how the information is used and what we do to protect any information you choose to provide us.
There are four types of information that may be collected during your visit: network traffic information, Web server statistic logs, cookies, and information voluntarily provided by you.
In the course of ensuring network security and consistent service for all users, the University may use software programs to do such things as:
In the course of such monitoring, these programs may detect such information as e-mail headers, addresses from network packets and other information. Information from these activities is used solely for the purpose of maintaining the security and performance of the University's networks and computer systems. Personally identifiable information from these activities is not released to external parties unless required by law.
The University Web server collects and stores information from Web site visitors to monitor Web site performance and to improve service. This information includes the following:
The University makes no attempt to identify individual visitors from this information: any personally identifiable information is not released to external parties unless required by law.
In the course of using this Web site, you may choose to provide us with information to help us serve your needs. For example, you may send us electronic mail (through a Web form or mailto: link) to request information, send an electronic postcard, register for events, or you may send us your address so we may send you an application or other materials. Any personally identifiable information you send us will be used only for the purpose indicated. Requests for information will be directed to the appropriate staff to respond to the request, and may be recorded to help us update our site to better respond to similar requests. We will not sell, exchange or otherwise distribute your personally identifiable information without your consent, except to the extent required by law. We do not retain the information longer than necessary for normal operations. Each Web page requesting information discloses the purpose of that information. Please contact the person listed on the specific page, or contact email@example.com with questions or concerns on the use of personally identifiable information.
If you have questions about this site, its collection of information, and its Web privacy statement, contact the University Webmaster at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last updated: 3/22/04