Thank you for visiting the College of Central Florida Web site. Your privacy is very important to us.

Simply stated, our policy is to collect no personal information about you when you visit our Web site unless you affirmatively choose to make such information available to us.

When you visit our Web site, our web server automatically recognizes only the Internet domain and IP address from which you accessed our Web site. This information does not result in the identification of your e-mail address or other personal information.

In addition, we gather information regarding the volume and timing of access to our Web site by collecting information on the date, time and Web site pages accessed by visitors to our Web site. We do this so that we can improve the content of our Web site, and this information is not shared with other organizations.

If you choose to share personal information with us - by sending us a message, uploading a file or filling out an electronic form with personal information - we will use the information only for the purposes you authorized. Some of the information may be saved for a designated period of time to comply with Florida's archiving policies, but we will not disclose the information to third parties or other government agencies, unless required or authorized to do so by state or federal law.

If you have other questions about our privacy policies, or have ideas about improving our policies, please feel free to contact us at webmaster@cf.edu.

Appropriate Use:

Users are expected to use computer and network resources in a responsible manner. Users should take appropriate precautions to ensure the security of their passwords and prevent others from obtaining access to their computer resources.

The following behaviors are prohibited while using College information technology resources, including computers and networks owned or operated by College of Central Florida, or to which College of Central Florida is connected:

Using, duplicating or transmitting copyrighted material, without first obtaining the owner's permission, in any way that may reasonably be expected to constitute an infringement, or that exceeds the scope of a license, or violates other contracts;

Using College information technology resources for personal for-profit purposes;

Sending messages or images that are malicious or that a reasonable person would find to be harassing. This includes vulgar, racist or obscene material;

Subverting restrictions associated with computer accounts;

Using, or encouraging others to use, information technology resources in any manner that would violate this or other College policies or any applicable state or federal law;

Violations will normally be handled through the College's disciplinary procedures applicable to the relevant user. For example, students will be investigated and penalties or discipline imposed consistent with the procedures described in college policy and the Student Code of Conduct. However, the College may deny or restrict access to resources prior to the initiation or completion of such procedures when it reasonably appears necessary to do so to protect the integrity, security, or functionality of the resources or to protect the College from liability. The College may also refer suspected violations of law to appropriate law enforcement agencies.