The WVU Alumni Band values your privacy and the accuracy of your confidential personal information. To ensure your privacy, this policy defines and explains our online information collection and management practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, the WVU Alumni Band makes it available on our Home page and at points where personally identifiable information may be requested.
When you access the WVU Alumni Band Website, the following information is collected:
The WVU Alumni Band and its Websites do not:
The WVU Alumni Band Website automatically collects general, anonymous information about your computer and your visits such as:
Information automatically collected is not a reflection of you as an individual.
When you view the WVU Alumni Band Website, a small piece of data may be temporarily stored by your Web browser. This information will be in the form of a cookie, a string of characters.
Most Web browsers allow you delete and block cookies. (For example, Internet Explorer can allow you to refuse all cookies by selecting “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.) Blocking cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many Websites, including the WVU Alumni Band Website.
The WVU Alumni Band may use chat rooms, discussion forums, mailing lists, and Weblogs to enhance its Web-based communications. Any information disclosed therein may become public information and visitors should therefore exercise caution when deciding to disclose personal information in such places. Chat sessions and discussion forums may be logged.
In addition, at any time there may be numerous surveys being conducted via the WVU Alumni Band Website. Persons responsible for conducting surveys that collect personally-identifiable information should clearly state at the survey site the extent to which any information provided will be shared or protected. Aggregate data from surveys may be shared with external third parties in ways that do not compromise privacy.
Information automatically collected by the WVU Alumni Band is used for the administration of its Websites as well as for marketing and reporting. The information is used to learn about the number of visitors and the types of technology visitors use to improve Website content, functionality, usability and performance.
This information may also be used by the WVU Alumni Band to personalize content. Information about individuals and their visits is not tracked or recorded.
Given the generally insecure nature of the World Wide Web, the WVU Alumni Band takes reasonable precautions to prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of personal information collected online.
The WVU Alumni Band is committed to youth and protecting their privacy by fully complying with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) of 1998. For that reason, the WVU Alumni Band will not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information with respect to anyone under the age of thirteen without providing the parent with the information.
Visitors under the age of thirteen and their parents or guardians are otherwise cautioned that the collection of personal information volunteered by unauthorized children online or by e-mail will be treated the same as information given by an adult until the WVU Alumni Band becomes aware that the user is under the age of thirteen and such information may be subject to public access.
In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, the WVU Alumni Band will not require anyone under the age of thirteen to disclose more information than is reasonably necessary to participate in the activity as a condition of participation.
In addition, the WVU Alumni Band is committed to complying fully with, among all other applicable federal and state privacy laws:
The WVU Alumni Band Website may include hypertext links to information created and maintained by third parties. These links are provided solely for your information and convenience. When you select a link to an external Website and leave the WVU domain, you become subject to the privacy and security policies of the third party Website. The WVU Alumni Band is not responsible for the privacy or security policies or practices of third party Websites.
The WVU Alumni Band reserves the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of this policy in whole or in part, at any time without notice. You should review policies governing the WVU Alumni Band Website occasionally to ensure you are comfortable with any changes that may have occurred since your last visit. Your continued use of the WVU Alumni Band Website will be considered acceptance of those changes.