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PD/A CRSP Website Privacy Statement

I. Collection, Use and Storage of Personal Information by PD/A CRSP

None of the data we collect is made available to third parties or used to identify any specific computer or individual. All data is closely held and is accessible only to authorized staff of PD/A CRSP and Oregon State University (the hosting institution for the PD/A CRSP Website). Data collected is not available to the public.

PD/A CRSP will only collect information from our website visitors by the means and at the points on the website specifically identified. PD/A CRSP is the sole owner of this information. We will not give, sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways other than as disclosed in this statement.

Visitors to the PD/A CRSP Website are not required to provide any personal or other information in order to take full advantage of the vast amount of information and resources provided. Personal information will be obtained only from people who choose to use the e-mail and on-line order features of the PD/A CRSP Website.

Log Files and Demographic Information: PD/A CRSP collects data from your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to obtain broad demographic information about our website visitors. Information obtained and stored from your IP address is limited to:

1. The Internet domain (for example. "yourcompany.com" if you use a private Internet access account, or "your school.edu" if you connect from a university's domain) and IP address from which you access the PD/A CRSP Website.

2. The type of browser and operating system used to access our site.

3. The date and time of your visit to our website.

4. The places on our website which were visited.

5. If you reached the PD/A CRSP Website via a link from another website, the address of that website.

6. The country of origin from which our website was accessed.

E-mail: If you choose to send e-mail through the PD/A CRSP Website, we will use the information only in responding to you with the information you may have requested. We treat all e-mail the same way we treat letters sent to PD/A CRSP. We do not collect personal information for any purpose other than to respond to you. We may forward your e-mail message to another organization if they can provide the information you request.

Links to Other Sites: This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that PD/A CRSP is not responsible for the privacy practices or policies of other websites. When you click on one of these links, you are moving to another website. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these sites as their privacy policy may differ from ours.

Cookies: Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. The PD/A CRSP Website does not use cookies at this time. If or when this policy changes, this document will be changed to reflect that.

Choice/Opt-In: PD/A CRSP does not share any personally identifiable information with third parties that could be used to generate advertising, e-mail or other promotional contacts. In order to receive information about publications, research or other programs from PD/A CRSP, the user must supply the necessary information to receive a response from PD/A CRSP or a referral organization. The user may receive related correspondence from the institution that is providing the requested information.

II. Security

The PD/A CRSP Website has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. Access to computer data and files at PD/A CRSP may be secured by password coding to prevent unauthorized access.

PD/A CRSP utilizes industry standard SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption when accepting confidential information. SSL encryption is a method by which information transmitted across the Internet is encoded to defeat theft by anyone who should intercept the data before it reaches its destination. Webpages where SSL encryption is activated are typically identified by a lock or key symbol displayed in your browser.

While PD/A CRSP uses SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, user information is also protected off-line. All user information is restricted in our offices to individuals involved in the necessary procedures to provide requested services, such as mailing or emailing publications

III. Notification of Changes

PD/A CRSP security and privacy policies may be reviewed and enhanced at any time. Any changes to these policies will be posted immediately in this statement. Any security or privacy policy changes shall not retroactively effect any personally identifiable information held by PD/A CRSP unless such a change would INCREASE privacy and security protections for the user.

If you have any questions about this privacy statement or about PD/A CRSP, please contact:

PD/A CRSP Website Support
418 Snell Hall
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97330
E-mail: claird@onid.orst.edu
Telephone: 541-737-6427
Fax: 541-737-6408