Privacy

LACES is committed to maintaining a web site that protects the individual’s right to privacy. We do not require personal information from our visitors, nor do we collect any personally identifying information (name, email address, Social Security number, or other unique identifier) unless you knowingly provide it. Likewise, we do not give, sell, or transfer any personal information to a third party except as might be required by law.


Data Collection for Statistics

To aid in web site management, certain information is collected for statistical purposes, using specialized software to create summary statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing what information is of most and least interest to our visitors, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas. We collect only the following information about your visit:

  1. the name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example, "psu.edu" if you are connecting from Penn State University’s domain, or "aol.com" if you are connecting from an America Online account);

  2. the web site from which you linked directly to our web site, if you have used another web site to reach our site;

  3. the operating system and web browser you use to view pages;

  4. and the date and time you access our web site.

We use the information we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our web site, allowing us to make our web site more useful and accessible to visitors. We do not store any personal identifiers.