Website Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the Virginia Economic Development Partnership's (VEDP) Web site, and reviewing our Privacy Policy.† This policy addresses collection, use, security, and access to information that may be obtained through use of the VEDP Web site.


Certain features on VirginiaScan require the use of cookies to keep track of each user's session. They are used exclusively to enable the site's functionality and, under no circumstances are cookies used to track, or collect information on, VEDP Website users. Should this policy change at some point in the future, VEDP will note that change here.


Collected And How It Is Used
If you do nothing during your visit to the VEDP Web site except browse and download information, the following information about your visit is automatically collected and stored:

  1. The Internet domain and IP address from which you accessed our site
  2. The type of browser and operating system you used
  3. The date and time you visited this site
  4. The pages you visited
  5. If you linked from another Web site, the address of that Web site

This information is used to improve the content of our Web service and help us understand how our pages are being used.† We regularly analyze this information to improve the value of the materials available on our site.

The information on our Web logs is not personally viewable and no attempt is made to link it with individuals that browse our Web site.

If, during your visit to VEDP, you send an e-mail message, the contents of the message which you supplied, including audio, video, and graphic information formats you send will be collected. We use this information to respond appropriately.† This may be to respond to you, to address issues you have raised, to further improve our Web site, or to forward your message to another agency for appropriate action.

Public Disclosure

VEDP does not collect personal information, but is subject to the requirements for administering information systems as established by the Virginia Privacy Protection Act, Chapter 26 of Title 2.1 of the Code of Virginia.† Pages that appear after you click on a link may be controlled by a different entity whose practices are not under VEDP's control.


Neither VEDP nor any employee of VEDP warrants accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published by this system, nor endorses any content, viewpoints, products or services linked from this system, and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information.† Portions of such information may be incorrect or outdated.† Any person or entity that relies solely on any information obtained from this system does so at his or her own risk.


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