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Privacy Statement

Saginaw Valley State University (also referred to as SVSU) is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Campus Recreation / Ryder Center Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Campus Recreation / Ryder Center website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Saginaw Valley State University collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. SVSU also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, and preferences.

There is also information about your browser software that is automatically collected by Saginaw Valley State University's Office of Campus Recreation / Ryder Center. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Campus Recreation / Ryder CenterWeb site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through SVSU's public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Saginaw Valley State University does not read any of your private online communications.

Use of your Personal Information

Saginaw Valley State University collects and uses your personal information to operate the Campus Recreation / Ryder Center Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Saginaw Valley State University also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Campus Recreation / Ryder Center and its affiliates. Campus Recreation / Ryder Center may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Campus Recreation / Ryder Center does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Campus Recreation / Ryder Center may contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Saginaw Valley State University may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Campus Recreation / Ryder Center, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Saginaw Valley State University does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Campus Recreation / Ryder Center keeps track of the pages our customers visit within, in order to determine what services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within the Campus Recreation / Ryder Center to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Saginaw Valley State University Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Campus Recreation / Ryder Center or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Campus Recreation / Ryder Center; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Campus Recreation / Ryder Center, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Campus Recreation / Ryder Center Web site may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Campus Recreation / Ryder Center pages, or register with Campus Recreation / Ryder Center site or services, a cookie helps to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Campus Recreation / Ryder Centerservices or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Campus Recreation / Ryder Center secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Campus Recreation / Ryder Center secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Saginaw Valley State University will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback.

Contact Information

Campus Recreation / Ryder Center welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Saginaw Valley State University has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Campus Recreation at (989) 964-7321. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

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