Privacy East Carolina University is committed to protecting the privacy and accuracy of confidential information submitted by employees, students, and visitors to our Web site. We do not actively share personal information gathered. However, because ECU is a public institution, some information collected from the ECU domain may be subject to the North Carolina PUBLIC RECORDS Law. Thus, in some cases we may be compelled by law to release information gathered from our Web servers. This may include server log information, e-mail messages sent to an individual identified on the Web site, and information collected from Web-based forms. Information We Gather Our Web servers generate temporary logs that contain the following information: Internet address of computer being used Web pages requested Referring Web page Browser used Date and Time The data is used in aggregate by system administrators and Web content managers to tune the Web site for its efficiency and is not ordinarily associated with specific individuals. Summary reports produced from the logs help Web administrators to determine what Web browsers and pages are most popular. The Way We Use Information The ECU OneStop portal requires clients to login using pirateID and passphrase. Client information is used to route the requested Web page and specific content to your computer for viewing. Essential and nonessential technical information helps us respond to your request in an appropriate format [or in a personalized manner] and helps us decipher technical difficulties. Our Commitment To Data Security To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online, consistent with the policies of the University. For more in-depth information on data security, visit the ITCS Security Website at www.ecu.edu/cs-itcs/safetySecurity.cfm If you have questions or comments about sites on ECU web space, please contact Jo Lynne Daughtry, email@example.com, 252.328.9179.