Asbury gathers two types of information about the site’s users:
The non-personally identifiable information collected helps in diagnosing any server problems, administering the site, identifying the most popular areas of the site, and determining the effectiveness of promotional activities.
For the same purposes, the university uses “cookies” – that is, small text files placed on your computer’s hard drive – to help determine the type of content and sites visited, the length of time spent on a particular site, and the usage of services offered via the site. For information on how users can control their Web browser’s acceptance of cookies, please refer to the documentation accompanying the browser.
Asbury does not control the acts of this site’s members or visitors. All members and visitors should be aware that their disclosure of personally identifiable information in a bulletin board, chat room, guest book, or other forum allows other parties to send them unsolicited email. In the event visitors encounter any user on this site who is improperly collecting or using information provided by the site’s members or visitors, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The site may contain links to other Internet websites, including co-branded or other affiliated sites that may or may not be owned or operated by Asbury. Unless otherwise explicitly stated, the university is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites, including such sites’ use of any information (such as IP address, browser type, or operating system) collected when visitors to the site click through links to those sites. Even though such information might not identify the user personally, users should be familiar with the privacy practices of those other sites.
Asbury limits its own email contact and solicitations to those users who have not “opted out” of receiving such communications. The solicitations are limited in that they, among other things, will clearly indicate the originator of the email and provide the user with a method of “opting out” of receiving future communications of a similar nature.
Finally, Asbury may use individual members’ data to “pre-populate” forms, which are displayed for the purpose of collecting individual data by the university. In no case does pre-populating a form transfer any data to any third party. Only if the user voluntarily requests that such data be transferred will any transfer take place – for example, if/when a user clicks a “submit form” button or other button.
Asbury reserves the right to release any and all information contained within access logs concerning any visitor when that visitor is in violation of the university’s “Terms of Service” agreement or other published guidelines, or partakes (or is reasonably suspected of partaking) in any illegal activity, even without a subpoena, warrant, or other court order, and to release such information in response to discovery requests, or in response to any circumstance in which the university, in its sole discretion, deems an emergency. Asbury cooperates with law enforcement agencies in identifying those who may be using its servers or services for illegal activities. Asbury also reserves the right to report any suspected illegal activity to law enforcement for investigation or prosecution.
If users would like to have personally identifiable information changed or removed from Asbury’s database, please contact email@example.com. Keep in mind that there will be residual information remaining within the databases, access logs, and other records, which may or may not contain such personally identifiable information. The residual information will not be used for commercial purposes; however, the university reserves the right, from time to time, to re-contact former customers or users of this site.
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