Foundation Privacy Statement
Since 1954, the West Virginia University Foundation has been committed to protecting the confidentiality of private, non-public donor information. Respect for a donor's right to privacy is a standard of integrity for all WVU Foundation activities.
Information Collection and Use
The West Virginia University Foundation may collect information about how visitors access and use wvuf.org, and mountaineerconnection.com. This information includes the pages visited on the sites, the date and time of the visit, the internet address (URL or IP address) of the referring site, the domain name and IP address from which the access occurred, the version of browser used, the capabilities of the browser, and search terms used on our search engines. This data is used to improve website content and website management for users. Cookies may be used to facilitate the navigation of these sites, but these cookies will not contain any personally identifiable information.
Any information provided while visiting these sites may be used to maintain contact and keep you up-to-date with information about the West Virginia University Foundation, its services, events and achievements through postal and e-mail channels. It may be shared with groups affiliated with the Foundation, such as West Virginia University, its colleges and units, and the WVU Alumni Association for the same communication purposes.
Users who do not wish to receive such communications may use the opt-out link provided in e-mail communications or contact email@example.com
The WVU Foundation is a private foundation and, as such, is not subject to the same information disclosure requirements as West Virginia University, which is a state entity. However, the WVU Foundation will respond to legal requests for information under its control.
The WVU Foundation goes to great lengths to ensure the security and privacy of any information shared with it over the Internet. To prevent unauthorized access to user's personal data, maintain data accuracy, and ensure correct use of this information, the Foundation employs commercially reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information it collects through these websites.
The WVU Foundation reserves the right to modify this statement at any time.
Last updated: 3/2011