DRI Privacy Policy

This policy describes the information gathering and dissemination practices for the DRI web site at www.dri.edu and associated subdomains and pages.

Information Gathering

DRI logs IP addresses (network addresses) to identify:

  • frequency of pages or areas visited
  • categories of site visitors by general domains (.edu, .com, etc.)
  • browsers and operating systems used by site visitors

We do not correlate IP addresses to individuals. As such, visitor sessions will be tracked but visitors will remain anonymous, except as noted below.

Search terms entered into the various DRI search engines are recorded, but this data is not associated with IP addresses or individual users.

Several web-based forms within DRI’s web site request personal information (e.g., name, e-mail, standard mailing address). Such pages support specific DRI-sponsored activities, such as newsletter mailing lists and conference registrations, for which this information is necessary and justified.

Use of Information

The DRI web team uses the information described above to tailor content and navigational tools to visitors, ensure broad access to the site regardless of browser software, monitor site performance, and generate general statistical reports. Site usage by individual IP addresses is not disclosed unless specifically requested by law enforcement agencies investigating a specific abuse of DRI’s computer or network resources.

Personal information, where collected, is distributed only to the organizers of the function for which the web form is explicitly requesting information. Distribution is strictly controlled, and making this information available outside these groups is strictly prohibited. Contributors to DRI fund-raising activities may be listed by name only in future promotional or acknowledgement materials. DRI does not provide or sell any personal information to outside entities.

Security

DRI’s web site and the local servers and network on which it depends have security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of data collected.

External Links

DRI's web pages contain links to other independently maintained web sites outside the www.dri.edu domain. DRI and its web team are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites.

Contact Information

If you have questions or concerns about this policy, the practices of this site, or your interactions with this site, please contact:

DRI Webmaster
2215 Raggio Parkway
Reno, NV 89512
775.673.7300
webmaster@dri.edu

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