Thank you for visiting the Virginia Economic Development Partnership's (VEDP) website, and reviewing our Privacy Policy. This policy addresses collection, use, security, and access to information that may be obtained through use of the VEDP website. VEDP reserves the right to amend this policy at any time without notice.

Note that this policy only applies to web pages on the www.vedp.org website. The website has links to those operated by other government agencies, nonprofit organizations and private businesses. When you move via such links to another website, this policy will not apply.

Cookies

We use "cookies" on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor's hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site.

Information We Collect

We endeavor to collect only the minimum amount of information needed to provide services. If you do nothing during your visit to the VEDP website except browse and download information, the following information about your visit is automatically collected and stored:

  1. The domain and IP address from which you accessed our site
  2. The type of browser and operating system you used
  3. The date and time you visited this site
  4. The pages you visited
  5. If you linked from another website, the address of that website

This information is used to improve the content of our web service and help us understand how our pages are being used. We regularly analyze this information to improve the value of the materials available on our site.

The information on our web logs is not personally identifiable and no attempt is made to link it with individuals that browse our website.

If, during your visit to VEDP, you send an e-mail message, we will collect the e-mail address and the contents of the message which you supplied, including audio, video, and graphic information formats you send. We use this information to respond appropriately. This may be to respond to you, to address issues you have raised, to further improve our Wweb site, or to forward your message to another agency for appropriate action.

Public Disclosure

VEDP does not collect personal information on the website, but is subject to the requirements for administering information systems as established by the Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act, Chapter 38 of Title 2.2. Pages that appear after you click on a link may be controlled by a different entity whose practices are not under VEDP's control.

Copyright

The copyright to the vedp.org website is owned by the Virginia Economic Development Partnership and pages are marked with the notice "(c)." Permission is granted to website visitors to make fair use of the contents, as per www.copyright.gov/fls/fl102.html. If you are in doubt about whether your use constitutes fair use, please send a request for explicit permission to copy the contents to info [at] vedp.org.

Linking Policy

This website contains hypertext links to external websites and pages containing information created and maintained by public and private organizations. The inclusion of a hypertext link to an external website is not intended as an endorsement of any product or service offered or referenced on the linked website, the organizations sponsoring said website, or any views that might be expressed or referenced in the website.

Hypertext links to external websites and pages may be removed or replaced at any time without notice.

If a hypertext link on the website is not working, please contact VEDP by emailing info [at] vedp.org.

Disclaimer

Neither VEDP nor any employee of VEDP warrants accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of any information published by this system, nor endorses any content, viewpoints, products, or services linked from this system, and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of such information. Portions of such information may be incorrect or outdated. Any person or entity that relies solely on any information obtained from this system does so at his or her own risk.

Virginia Freedom of Information Act

Under the "Virginia Freedom of Information Act" (FOIA), any records in our possession at the time of a freedom of information request might be subject to inspection by or disclosure to members of the public. However, identifiable personal information will be removed prior to such release in accordance with FOIA.

Customer Comments or Review

If you have questions about this privacy statement or the practices of this website, please contact us at info [at] vedp.org