This privacy policy describes how the Wyoming Survey & Analysis Center at the University of Wyoming  uses and protects the personal information you provide on the WYSAC website (hereinafter, “the Website” or “Website”).

WYSAC maintains an ongoing commitment to ensure your privacy is protected. Accordingly, any Personally Identifiable Information provided by you to us when you use this Website shall be used in accordance with the conditions outlined in this agreement.

WYSAC may change this policy periodically by updating this Website. You should check this page from time to time to ensure you continue to agree with the terms of this agreement.

Information We Collect

This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the Website. While using the WYSAC family of Websites, you may have the opportunity to register for services, make requests, and post content. Depending on the service or Website , you may be asked to provide one or more of the  following types of Personally Identifiable Information:

  • Name
  • Postal Address
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Age
  • Gender or other demographic information
  • Location information
  • IP address

Use of Personally Identifiable Information

WYSAC takes your privacy seriously. Accordingly, we agree we will only use the information you provide for the following specific purposes:

  • to effectuate a registration made by you;
  • to customize the content you see;
  • to fulfill your requests for research and services;
  • to improve the content and technical efficiency of the WYSAC Website and services
  • to contact you, conduct research, and provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients, as necessary.

We agree that we will not share, sell, rent or otherwise distribute your Personally Identifiable Information with outside parties, except to provide products or services you’ve requested through us, or in response to a validly-issued subpoena, court order, or other legal process, or as necessary to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims made by you or on your behalf.

From time to time, we may employ the use of return email addresses to answer the email we receive from you. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.

Finally, we agree that we will never use or share the Personally Identifiable  Information provided in any way that violates or is otherwise unrelated to the means described in this agreement, without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.

Registration

In order to use some features of the Website, you may first be asked to complete a registration process. During registration, you are required to provide certain Personally Identifiable Information, including, but not limited to the information described above (“Information We Collect”). This information will periodically be used by us to contact you about site news, updates and changes to this policy, and to enable you to retrieve your password, if necessary.

Correction of Personally Identifiable Information

So we may best serve you, you are responsible for ensuring that all Personally Identifiable Information you provide on this Website is maintained and kept current.

Cookies

WYSAC uses cookies to remember certain user information. This allows users of the Website to avoid logging in more than once, thereby saving time. You may, at any time, disable or refuse to accept cookies by changing the preferences or settings on your web browser. If you choose to disable cookies, you will still be able to use our Website. However, you will not be able to take full advantage of certain automation and functionality available on this Website.

Please note: No Personally Identifiable Information is collected with the cookies we utilize. Accepting cookies while on the Website will not put you or any other users  at risk for marketing to other sites.

Web Statistics & Shared Data

We may collect and use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user movement, and gather broad aggregate demographic information for reporting and research purposes. IP addresses are not linked to Personally Identifiable Information.

From time to time, we may use non-identifiable aggregate information to better design our Website and to share with select partners and/or clients.

Use of Google Analytics

The Website uses Google Analytics services to manage and collect web statistics.  Please refer to Google Analytics’ privacy policy for more information about how they manage and store data.

Data Security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have established appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Children’s Privacy

Protecting the privacy of children is especially important to us. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our Website from those we explicitly aware are under 13, nor do we allow registration of users under the age of 13.

Scope of this Agreement; Third-Party Websites

Although this agreement applies to the entirety of information obtained by you for the purpose of accessing or using content controlled and owned by WYSAC, it does not apply to entities that are not owned or controlled by us.

The WYSAC Website may contain links to third party websites. Please be aware WYSAC does not claim any responsibility for the privacy practices of these third-party sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to take reasonable precautions when sharing your Personally Identifiable Information on third-party websites.

Opt-In Policy

You may “opt-in” to receive newsletters, promotional offers and other useful information from us. If in the event we provide such services, you will have the opportunity to unsubscribe or manage your preferences.  If you feel you are currently subscribed to a product from WYSAC and you did not opt-in, please contact the WYSAC HelpDesk: wysacit@uwyo.edu

Please note: You may not unsubscribe from receiving service announcements and important content update information regarding the Website, including but not limited to: service and account changes, Website upgrades, and site cancellation or business termination information.