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ITSWeb Privacy Policy

The following is the privacy policy for the University of Virginia Information Technology and Communication website. In this policy, we describe what personal information we collect on our site, how we use it, and your options regarding information we may collect about you.

Contact Us

We invite you to contact us if you have questions about this policy.

  • University of Virginia
    Information Technology Services
    2015 Ivy Road
    Charlottesville, VA 22904-4217

Dispute Resolution

If you think we have not followed our privacy policy in some way, please contact the ITS Webmaster at

Data Collection

While you browse the ITS website, anonymous information will be gathered in our computer system log files. We use this information to administer our site and learn, for example, which areas of our site are the most popular and which may be having performance problems.

We collect the following non-identifiable information (i.e., there is no reasonable way to identify individual persons from the information collected). The following constitues one P3P data group:

  • Click-stream data
  • HTTP protocol elements
  • Search terms

HTTP Cookies

A cookie is a small file on your computer in which a website may write data. The data may be used by that website only, to track your choices and custom tailor its responses.

Our site makes use of cookies for the following purposes:

  • Site administration
  • Completing the user's current activity

You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. You can also deny cookies altogether, though you may lose some cookie-dependent functionality.

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