Privacy Policy

Virginia Family Nutrition Program has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for this website:

Information Automatically Logged

The server collects the IP address, date, time, page accessed, browser type, and the referring page if present. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website. The date and time are used to track the load on the server and peak usage times. We record the browser type to monitor market penetration of various web browsers so we can better determine what Internet technologies we may utilize in the design of our pages. We use page referrer data–that is, information about the website that pointed you to our page–to determine to what extent our page is referenced by other resources on the web. These data may be used to preserve the integrity of our computing resources.

Use of Cookies

The Virginia Family Nutrition Program’s website issues and reads cookies to track any customization options you may have selected.

Personal Information

This website does not request any personal information got general use. Users may volunteer personal information to create profiles on our website in order to save and store information from our website, such as recipes and exercises. The Virginia Family Nutrition Program will not contact profile creators directly, share contact information with third parties, nor use this information for any other purposes.

By signing up for our e-mail newsletter, you agree to allow the Virginia Family Nutrition Program to contact you using a third party e-mail marketing platform.

External Links

This site contains links to other sites. The Virginia Family Nutrition Program is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.


This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. Log file access is restricted to system administrators while stored on the server. Log files are rotated regularly and archived in a secure location. User and password information, if requested, is encrypted before it is transmitted across the network.

Users should also consult Virginia Tech’s policy on Acceptable Use (PDF). Virginia Tech, Virginia State University, Virginia Cooperative Extension, and the Virginia Family Nutrition Program comply with all statutory and legal requirements with respect to access to information.

Contacting the Website

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact: