We respect our visitors' privacy. This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for this site.
This is how we will handle information we learn about you from your visit to our website. The information we receive depends upon what you do when visiting our site.
If you visit our site to read or download information, such as information regarding our academic offerings, we may collect and store only the following information about you:
- The name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example, earthlink.net, if you are connecting from an Earthlink account).
- The date and time you access our site.
- The Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site.
If you identify yourself by sending an e-mail containing personal information:
You also may decide to send us personally-identifying information, for example your mailing address, in an electronic mail message requesting that information be mailed to you. Information collected in this manner is used solely for responding to requests for information or records. Otherwise, we will not sell or share your personal information.
For site management, information from both instances may be collected for statistical purposes. These statistics are used for such purposes as assessing the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.
For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, we may employ software programs 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.
The term "cookie" refers to a file that is placed on your computer's hard drive by a website to track information about your usage of the website. Cookies that remain on your hard drive and are used after you end your session on a website are called "persistent cookies." The term "session cookies" refers to temporary files that are created to enhance your use of our site during your current session.
We may use persistent or session cookies solely to enhance your use of our site and for keeping visitor usage statistics, but they are not retained or used to track any other personal information from our visitors. These statistics are used to help us develop a more useful website. You may verify our statistics at the following link: Bravenet.com.
We will not obtain personally-identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. If you voluntarily supply us with personal information, for example when you request information, then we will use this information to assist us in processing your request. We may also use this information to contact you about related events or activities.
The Department is also bound by the terms of The University of Puerto Rico's Institutional Policy and Procedure for the Legal Ethical Use of Informational Technology.