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NCGIA Privacy Policy

    This privacy statement demonstrates the firm commitment of NCGIA to the privacy rights of its members and of users of its website. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for


    By registering as a member of NCGIA, you become a part of our community of professionals, researchers and students. We aim to respect and protect the interests and privacy of all members, subscribers, and users at all times.  
    Any information requested by NCGIA is collected to help the center provide specific and valuable services to our community and to improve the services and functionality of our web site. The information will be used to maintain your membership account, to send information on related research, tools, products and resources and to track the usage of the NCGIA web site.  
    NCGIA will not disclose individually identifiable information about our community members to any third party without first receiving the user's permission, except as required by law enforcement, judicial.

    Public Forums

    This site makes chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users. Any information that you disclose in these areas becomes public information. Please exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

    Web Site Traffic Analysis

    We routinely collect information about website traffic in log files on our server. These are periodically run through traffic analysis software to produce graphs that may help us improve the website. We may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Web site.

    Links to Other Sites

    This site contains links to other sites. NCGIA is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.

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