Information Automatically Logged

The server collects the IP address, date, time, page accessed, browser type, and the referring page if present. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web page. The date and time are used to track the load on the server and peak usage times. We record the browser type to monitor market penetration of various web browsers so we can better determine what Internet technologies we may utilize in the design of our pages. We use page referrer data–that is, information about the web page that pointed you to our page–to determine to what extent our page is referenced by other resources on the web. These data may be used to preserve the integrity of our computing resources.

 

Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services

Managing contacts and sending messages

This type of service makes it possible to manage a database of email contacts, phone contacts or any other contact information to communicate with the User.
These services may also collect data concerning the date and time when the message was viewed by the User, as well as when the User interacted with it, such as by clicking on links included in the message.

MailChimp (The Rocket Science Group, LLC.)

MailChimp is an email address management and message sending service provided by The Rocket Science Group, LLC.

Personal Data collected: email address and first name.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Interaction with external social networks and platforms

This type of service allows interaction with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of this Application.
The interaction and information obtained through this Application are always subject to the User’s privacy settings for each social network.
This type of service might still collect traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.

Facebook Like button and social widgets (Facebook, Inc.)

The Facebook Like button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Facebook social network provided by Facebook, Inc.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Twitter Tweet button and social widgets (Twitter, Inc.)

The Twitter Tweet button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Twitter social network provided by Twitter, Inc.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

 

PayPal button and widgets (PayPal Inc.)

The PayPal button and widgets are services allowing interaction with the PayPal platform provided by PayPal Inc.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: See the PayPal privacy policy — Privacy Policy

 

YouTube button and social widgets (Google LLC)

The YouTube button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the YouTube social network provided by Google LLC.

Personal Data collected: Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

 

Displaying content from external platforms

This type of service allows you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of this Application and interact with them.
This type of service might still collect web traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.

YouTube video widget (Google LLC)

YouTube is a video content visualization service provided by Google LLC that allows this Application to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Instagram widget (Instagram, Inc.)

Instagram is an image visualization service provided by Instagram, Inc. that allows this Application to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

 

Personal Information

This site does not request any personal information or collect any information that personally identifies you or allows you to be personally contacted without your permission. Personal information that may be requested include your name, e-mail address, physical address, and telephone number.

All forms on this site collect information exclusively for the stated purpose of the form.

We do not share any personal information with any third parties nor do we use any personal information for purposes other than the reason stated when collected.

 

Links to Virginia Tech Pages

This site contains links to Virginia Tech pages. The privacy practices of other pages may vary with the purposes of the page. Consult the privacy statement on each page.

 

External Links

This site contains links to other sites. The Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Program is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.

 

Security

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. This website uses an SSL certificate, therefore communications between your browser and this website are encrypted.

 

Users should also consult Virginia Tech’s policy on Acceptable Use (PDF).  Virginia Tech complies with all statutory and legal requirements with respect to access to information.

 

Contacting the Website

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, contact the State Office.