WIU Computer Use Policy
This system is to be used only by authorized personnel, and all others
be prosecuted. Activities on this system are automatically logged and
subject to review. All data on this system is the property of Western
Illinois University, which reserves the right to intercept, record, read
disclose it at the sole discretion of authorized personnel.
system administrators may disclose any information on or about this
to law enforcement or other appropriate individuals. Users should not
expect privacy from system review of any data, whether business or
personal, even if encrypted or password-protected.
WIU abides by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, and
takes precautions to prevent the disclosure of confidential information.
Use of this system constitutes consent to these terms.
When the web site is accessed, Western Illinois University gathers
information regarding browser type, operating system, IP address, and
domain name used by the visitor. This information is used to determine
areas of use, to assist in making improvements to the web site, and to
assess difficulties. Except for what the visitor voluntarily submits to
the University, personally identifiable information (such as name,
e-mail address, password, etc.) is not collected. The University has no
way of verifying individual users to provide a choice as to whether or
not general information is collected.
This web site may contain links to sites outside Western Illinois
University. The University is not responsible for the privacy practices
or the content of external web sites.
Although every possible care is taken to provide you accurate
information, it is possible that some information provided on this
web site may be incorrect. So, always exercise your own judgement.