GISCorps has created this statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. The GISCorps does not collect personally identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. This policy is your guide to how the GISCorps will handle information we learn about you from your visit to our Web site.
To apply to GISCorps, you may fill out our on line form and share your personally identifying information. This information will be used only to determine your interest in GISCorps programs. We may use your contact information to send further information about the GISCorps or to contact you when necessary. You may opt-out at any time; see the "Opting Out" section below.
Sending Us an E-mail
You also may decide to send us personally identifying information, for example, in an electronic mail message containing a question or comment, or by filling out a Web form that provides us this information. We use personally identifying information from e-mail primarily to respond to your requests. We may forward your e-mail to other GISCorps employees who are better able to answer you questions. We may also use your e-mail to contact you in the future about GISCorps programs that may be of interest. We want to be very clear: We will not obtain personally identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. Except as might be required by law, we do not share any information we receive with any outside parties. If you sign up for one of our e-mail lists, we'll only send you the kinds of information you've requested. We won't share your name or e-mail address with any outside parties.
Our site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us and to change, modify or delete information previously provided to us, via a personal password.
Reading or Downloading
We collect and store only the following information about you: the name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example, aol.com, if you are connecting from an America Online account, or princeton.edu if you are connecting from Princeton University's domain); the date and time you access our site; and the Internet address of the Web site from which you linked to our site. We use the information we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, and to help us make our site more useful to visitors.
Use of Links
Throughout our Web pages, we provide links to other servers which may contain information of interest to our readers. The GISCorps takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over, the organizations, views, or accuracy of the information contained on other servers. Creating a text link from your Web site to the GISCorps' Web site does not require permission. If you have a link you'd like us to consider adding to the GISCorps' Web site, please send an e-mail to
All of our publications are a Copyright of URISA/GISCorps. You may reproduce materials available at this site for personal use and for non-commercial distribution activities as they relate to the promotion of the GISCorps.