You do not have to provide any personal information to visit the
Senate of Virginia website. This means that you can visit our
website without telling us who you are or revealing any information
about yourself. We collect personally identifiable contact information,
such as name, electronic mail address, and U.S. mail address,
only if voluntarily, specifically, and knowingly provided by you.
your computer’s hard drive by a website to monitor your use of
the website, usually without your knowledge.
Collected and Stored Automatically
As you browse through the Senate of Virginia website, read webpages,
or download information, we automatically gather and store certain
information about your visit. This information does not identify
you personally. We automatically collect and store only information
about the date and time you visited this website, the webpages
you visited, and the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your Internet
Service Provider (ISP). The IP address identifies your ISP, but
it does not identify you personally.
use this information for aggregate statistical purposes only.
The statistical information allows us to count the number of visitors
to the different sections of the Senate of Virginia website and
helps us continually evaluate and improve our website’s organization
Sent to the Senate of Virginia Staff
The Senate of Virginia encourages you to contact staff should
you have any questions, comments, or concerns. Regardless of the
medium by which you contact the Senate of Virginia staff--electronic
mail, telephone, fax, or U.S. mail--the personally identifiable
information you provide will only be stored and used to correspond
Senate of Virginia does not use or authorize other persons to
use your personally identifiable information for any purpose other
than the purposes stated above. There are no circumstances under
which your personally identifiable information will be sold or
exchanged for consideration of any kind. The Senate of Virginia
will not disclose your personally identifiable information unless
required by law.
to Other Websites
The Senate of Virginia webpages sometimes contain links to other
websites. The Senate of Virginia is not responsible for the content
or the privacy practices used by other websites.
The information contained on the Senate of Virginia web site is
made available on the Internet as a public service. None of the
information or graphics may be used for commercial purposes nor
published for commercial gain, without proper attribution of source.
of the Senate Seal is governed by Section 7.1-41 of the Code of
current and former members of the Senate of Virginia shall have
the authority to utilize armorial bearings of the Senate of Virginia
or any facsimile or representations thereof . Such use shall not
be for commercial purposes. Any person violating provisions of
this section shall be punished for a Class 3 or Class 4 misdemeanor."
If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about the Senate
of Virginia Privacy Statement, please contact Susan Clarke Schaar, Clerk
of the Senate, at the Senate of Virginia, 910 Capitol Street,
Richmond, Virginia 23219, phone (804) 698-7400, or fax (804) 698-7670.