This statement discloses the privacy practices for UW-Extension's website www.uwex.edu. Protecting the privacy of website visitors is important to UW-Extension. We want to ensure that users understand what information we collect and how it is used.
We will not collect personally identifiable information from you other than what you supply to us voluntarily. For example, when you fill out the "Contact Us" form on this site, you will be asked for your email address. This information helps us reply to your request as well as tailor the site to your interests. This information is also used in aggregate form for statistical purposes.
UW-Extension will not share your personal information with third parties except as may be required by law.
When you visit www.uwex.edu, UW-Extension's Web servers automatically collect and store limited information about your computer's connection to the Internet.
The information collected allows us to make our site more useful to visitors. We do record some or all of the following information:
These data DO NOT contain any personally identifiable information. Data are used to analyze website traffic and make improvements to www.uwex.edu.
UW-Extension Web servers have security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.
The UW-Extension uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies," which are text files placed on your computer, to help determine how visitors use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity for website operators and provide other services relating to website activity and Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
We assume responsibility only for www.uwex.edu. Be aware that sites we link to are not under UW-Extension's control. Privacy protections of those linked sites may differ.
Effective Date: July 12, 2010
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