Mississippi University System Website Privacy and Security Policy
Mississippi University System Internet Security Policy
For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, our hosting provider’s computer systems employ software to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this site are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.
Information Collected and Stored Automatically
If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the website, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store the following information about your visit:
- The Internet domain (for example, “xcompany.com” if you use a private Internet access account, or “yourschool.edu” if you connect from a university’s domain) and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access our website;
- The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
- The date and time you access our site;
- The pages you visit; and
- If you linked to our website from another website, the address of that website.
We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors – to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits.
If You Send / Submit Personal Information
If you choose to provide us with personal information by sending an e-mail to us or by filling out our registration form with your personal information and submitting it through our website, we use that information to establish a private account for you on our website, and to help us provide you with information that you request. We do not collect personal information for any other purposes. The information you provide is not given to any private organizations or private persons. IHL does not collect or use your information for commercial marketing.
We do not share, lease, sell, or otherwise distribute email addresses or other personal information outside of our organization for any reason other than judicial subpoena. If you do elect to submit information through our website, this information will be shared only with the necessary IHL employees involved in assisting you with your request, but your personal information is not subject to public disclosure.
Links to Other Sites
If you have question or concerns about this policy or any other policy found on our website, please contact someone at our office.