- Category: Administrative Document
- Published on Thursday, 31 May 2012 09:39
GeorgiaSouthernEagles.com is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Information We Collect
- Details of your visits to our website and the resources that you access, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data.
- Information that you provide by filling in forms on our website, such as when you sign up to our newsletter, register for information or make a purchase.
- Information provided to us when you communicate with us for any reason.
On occasion, we may gather information about your computer for our services and to provide statistical information regarding the use of our website to our advertisers. Such information will not identify you personally-- it is statistical data about our visitors in general.
Similarly, we may gather information about your general internet use by using a cookie file. A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
All computers have the ability to automatically accept or decline cookies. This can be done by activating the setting on your browser which determines how to deal with cookies. Please note that should you choose to decline cookies, you may be unable to access particular parts of our website.
Use of Your Information
The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services to you. In addition, we may use the information for the following purposes:
- To provide you with information requested from us, relating to our products or services. To provide information on other products which we feel may be of interest to you, where you have consented to receive such information.
- To meet our contractual commitments to you.
- To notify you about any changes to our website, such as improvements or service/product changes, that may affect our service.
If you are an existing customer, we may contact you with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you or to provide you with information about unrelated goods and services which we consider may be of interest to you. We may contact you about these goods and services by any of the methods that you consented at the time your information was collected. We will only contact you or allow third parties to contact you when you have provided consent and only by those means you provided consent for.
If you do not want us to use your data for the purposes outlined above, you will have the opportunity to withhold your consent to this when you provide your data to us. Please be advised that we do not reveal information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers but we may, on occasion, provide them with aggregate statistical information about our visitors.
Storing Your Personal Data
Data that is provided to us is stored on our secure servers. Details relating to any transactions entered into on our site will be encrypted to ensure its safety.
The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically and transmission of such data is therefore entirely at your own risk. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password so that you can access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.
Disclosing Your Information
Where applicable, we may disclose your personal information to any member of our staff. This staff may include, but is not limited to, employees of Georgia Southern University, the Georgia Southern University Athletic Foundation, Inc., the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, and any third party provider with whom we have contracted to perform services on our behalf.
We may also disclose your personal information to third parties in the following circumstances:
- Where we sell any or all of our business and/or our assets to a third party.
- Where we are legally required to disclose your information.
- To assist fraud protection and minimize credit risk.
Third Party Links
You might find links to third party websites on our website. These websites should have their own privacy policies which you should check. Georgia Southern University does not guarantee or endorse any services advertised on this site. We are not responsible in any manner for your interactions with these companies and assume no liability whatsoever for any damages stemming from such interactions. By using this website, you agree to indemnify, hold harmless, forever release and discharge from liability of any kind arising out of use of this site, Georgia Southern University, the Georgia Southern University Athletic Foundation, Inc., the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, the Georgia State Tort Claims Trust Fund, and all of their employees, officers, members, agents, volunteers, and contractors. As a part of the consideration for my use of this site, I hereby covenant not to sue any of the above-named released parties.
Access to Information
Should you wish to receive details that we hold about you, please contact us using the contact details below.