This is how we will handle information we learn about you from your visit to our website. The information we receive depends upon what you do when visiting our site.
If you visit our site to read or download information, such as calendar, announcements or current events:
We collect and store only the following information about you: the name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example, aol.com, if you are connecting from an America Online account, or Um.d,edu if you are connecting from University of Mn Duluth's domain); the date and time you access our site; and the Internet address of the web site from which you linked directly to our site. We do not store any personal identifiers. This information is not stored in any particular fashion, but is part of a systems log file.
For site management, we collect information for statistical purposes. This web site computer system uses software programs to create summary statistics, which we use for such purposes as assessing what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.
We use the information we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, and to help us make our site more useful to visitors. This information is only used internally, does not contain personal identifiers, and will be used only for internal management purposes.
If you identify yourself by sending an e-mail or filling out a questionnaire or guest book.
You also may decide to send us personally identifying information, for example, in an electronic mail message containing a complaint. We use personally identifying information from consumers in various ways to further our consumers' protection and to provide better service. This may be to correct broken links that you have identified or to provide additional information that you have requested. Send your questions via the contact us to learn what can happen to the information you provide us when you send us e-mail or fill out a questionnaire or guest book.
Any information that we collect via a questionnaire or a guest book may be subject to disclosure, but I will handle it in accordance with the requirements of the Federal Privacy Act and the Freedom of Information Act to ensure the greatest protection of personal privacy in the face of any required disclosure.
We want to be very clear: We will not obtain personally identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Except as might be required by law, We do not share any information we receive with outside parties.