Notification of Changes to this Policy
LOBS is continually improving and adding new functionality and features to this Web site and improving and adding to its existing services and programs. Because of these ongoing changes, changes in the law and the changing nature of technology, LOBS’ data practices will change from time to time. If and when our data practices change, LOBS will post the changes on this Web site to notify you of the changes. We encourage you to check this page frequently.
Anonymous Data Collected through LOBS Web sites
In addition to the information you provide when you use our Web site, LOBS uses technology to collect anonymous information about the use of our Web site.
If you do nothing during your visit to lobs.info but browse or download information, we automatically collect and store the following information about your visit:
The Internet Protocol address and domain name used but not the email address. The Internet Protocol address is a numerical identifier assigned either to your Internet service provider or directly to your computer. We use the Internet Protocol Address to direct Internet traffic to you;
The type of browser and operating system you used and your connection speed;
The date and time you visited this site;
The web pages or services you accessed at this site;and
The web site that routed you to this web site and/or sites that linked you to our web site.
The information we automatically collect or store is used to improve the content of our web services and to help us understand how people are using our services. We analyze our web site logs to continually improve the value of the materials available on our site. Our web site logs are not personally identifiable, and we make no attempt to link them with the individuals that browse lobs.info or any other LOBS affiliated web sites.
Personal Data Collected through this Web Site
"Personal information" is information about an individual that is readily identifiable to that specific individual. Personal information includes personal identifiers such as an individual's name, address, and phone number. A domain name or Internet Protocol address is not considered personal information.
Any personal information such as your name, address, phone number, or email address that you enter in an email contact form on this site will be routed to school administrative personnel and will be used only to contact you in reference to your request. We do not share or sell data of any kind to other entities.
What is a Cookie?
A cookie is a small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier, that is sent to your browser from a web site's computers and may either be used only during your session (a "session" cookie) or may be stored on your computer's hard drive (a "persistent" cookie). Cookies can contain data about user movement during the visit to the website. If your browser software is set to allow cookies, a web site can send its own cookie to you. A web site that has set a cookie can only access those cookies it has sent to you, it cannot access cookies sent to you by other sites.
Why are Cookies Used on Web Sites?
Cookies are one mechanism for maintaining continuity during a user's visit to a web site. They allow data to be maintained for users' benefit as they navigate a site. This is referred to as "session" or "state management" cookie. These cookies go away when you terminate your visit to the website as they are maintained only in your browser's active memory during your session. Cookies may be also be stored on your computer to so that you can be recognized by a website on subsequent visits. They can be read by the website that set them whenever you enter the website. They are often used on websites that require you to log in to save you entering all of your log-in information. They may store information on your unique identifier and the areas of the website you have visited before. These cookies are stored on your computer's hard drive after you have left your website visit and consequently are often referred to as "persistent" cookies.
Choices about Cookies
You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. (Each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.)
lobs.info Practices Regarding Cookies
LOBS does not knowingly collect personal data from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under thirteen, please do not give us any personal data. If you have reason to believe that a child has provided personal data to LOBS, please contact us, and we will endeavor to delete that information from our databases. Users are cautioned that the collection of personal information requested from or volunteered by children on-line or by email will be treated the same as information given by an adult.
Links to Other Sites
LOBS has taken several steps to safeguard the integrity of its telecommunications and computing infrastructure, including but not limited to authentication, monitoring, auditing, and encryption. Security measures have been integrated into the design, implementation and practices of the entire operating environment as part of its continuing commitment to risk management. Use of these online services is subject to applicable law and anyone using this site expressly consents to such monitoring and is advised that if such monitoring reveals possible evidence of criminal activity, site management personnel may provide the evidence of such monitoring to law enforcement officials.
This information should not be construed in any way as giving business, legal, or other advice. This information should not be construed as warranting as fail-proof the security of information provided through LOBS web sites.
Last Update: 09/05/2009