Nearly all of our websites may be visited without revealing any personal information about yourself. However, there are several pieces of information that we automatically collect each time you access our websites including your device identifier, web browser, IP address, and browsing information via “cookies” and “web beacons.” We also collect information about how you use the websites, such as what you have searched for and viewed on the websites. The information automatically collected may be associated with any personal information you have voluntarily provided.
Longwood University collects information automatically through various means such as local server access logs, as well as cookies and web beacons.
Your decision to set your web browser to accept or disable cookies is a personal choice and can be changed within your browser’s preference settings. However, without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of features and functionality of Longwood University websites.
If you would like more information on how to opt out of cookies, please visit the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page or Your Ad Choices.
Longwood University’s websites also make use of web beacons to collect data. These technologies, which are often small, transparent images, when loaded collect information about the requestor. This could include your IP address, and the date and time a website was accessed. Web beacons work in conjunction with cookies so if cookies are disabled, we are unable to collect unique information about you.
Longwood University collects information which you provide while interacting with our websites, including, for example, when you request information, create an account, log in, register for courses, complete a web form, add or update your account information, or otherwise interact or communicate with the university via our websites. If you choose not to provide personal information through our website, you may be unable to utilize some of the features we offer to our online visitors. When possible, we will attempt to provide you with an alternative method for the same service.
Longwood University websites contain a variety of links to other websites as a convenience to you. Longwood University is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites and does not make any representations or endorsements about them. We recommend you review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and information gathering practices, of these third party sites.
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have implemented appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online, consistent with the policies of the university and with the laws and regulations of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
If you have any questions concerning this privacy statement or our websites, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you wish to review or change information gathered about you via an official Longwood website but you do not know how, the University web team will assist in locating the persons responsible for that site so that you may make your request for that review or change directly to them.
Last Updated: October 28, 2020