EEO/ AA / ADA Non-Discrimination Statement
The Virginia Department of Forestry programs and employment are open to all, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, national origin, disability, or political affiliation. The Virginia Department of Forestry is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
If you are a person with a disability and desire assistance or accommodation, please notify John Campbell at 434.220.9070 during business hours, 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
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We are unable to assist users with legal questions, respond to requests for legal advice, or the application of the law to specific facts. Persons needing legal advice may contact Virginia Lawyer's Referral Service 1.800.552.7977
Copyright Information and Disclaimer of Liability
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You may cite or refer to information published on the Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) website; but you may not reproduce or distribute such information in whole or in part without prior written permission of VDOF. You may not reproduce or distribute any image from the VDOF website without prior written permission from VDOF. Some images on the website are models used for illustrative purposes. To request permission, contact the VDOF Public Information Division. In your request, include your name, address and an explanation of what you wish to use, how you wish to use it and how you plan to distribute it.
Disclaimer of Liability
VDOF provides this website and the information it presents as a public service. VDOF attempts to maintain the highest accuracy of content on its website. However, VDOF makes no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this website and expressly disclaims all liability, whether direct or indirect, for any loss or damage arising out of use, reference to, or reliance on any information presented on the website.
VDOF makes no warranty, representation or undertaking of any kind, whether expressed or implied, with respect to the contents of the website or its links to other websites. The VDOF website contains links to various other public and private websites, whose privacy practices we do not control. If you have questions or concerns about a site we link to, please read the privacy and security information for that site.
Reference in this website to any product, process or service, or the use of any trade, firm or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the public and does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement by VDOF.
We welcome your comments and invite you to contact us if you have any questions or concerns:
900 Natural Resources Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22903
The VDOF website may provide content in several formats that require plug-ins,
or separate browser components, to properly view. All required plug-ins are
free to use.
The plug-ins used are:
- Adobe Portable Document Format files (.pdf) Adobe Acrobat Reader
- Microsoft Word documents (.doc) Word Viewer
- Microsoft Excel documents (.xls) Excel Viewer
- Quicktime video (.mov) Apple Quicktime
- Macromedia Flash Player (.swf) Macromedia Flash
- Microsoft PowerPoint presentations (.ppt) PowerPoint Viewer
The Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) is committed to protecting the privacy of our customers. The following information explains our current Internet privacy practices, but shall not be construed as a contractual promise. We reserve the right to amend our Privacy Statement at any time without notice.
We protect our records in accordance with our obligations as defined by applicable Virginia statutes, including, but not limited to, the Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act, in Title 2.2 of the Code of Virginia, the Virginia Freedom of Information Act, and by other applicable U.S. Federal Laws.
Essential Technical Information We Collect
When you access our website, we automatically collect the following essential technical information:
- the Internet domain and Internet address of the computer you are using,
- the Web page you are requesting,
- the type and version of browser and operating system installed on your PC, and
- the date and time of access.
Though not essential, we also collect the Internet address of the website from which you linked to our website. No other information is collected through our website unless you deliberately decide to send it to us, for example, by conducting an online transaction, registering for personalized Web pages or sending us an email. We use all of the above information to track the number of customers who visit our site and identify our most popular pages so that we can continue to improve site content and functionality and diagnose problems with our servers.
Optional Information We Collect
For each online service we ask only for the information we need to process your request. The questions within each service/transaction would be the same that you are asked over the telephone or during an in-person visit.
Communicating With Us
While visiting our site, you may want to send VDOF an email or request that we call you. We will request your name, the subject of your question or comment, your email address and/or telephone number. This information is used solely to fulfill your online request. VDOF does not share this customer information with other individuals, organizations or with advertisers.
How the Information Collected is Used
VDOF does not share, sell or trade email addresses, demographic information collected on surveys or any other information about our online customers. If necessary, VDOF may disclose user information if we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against an individual who attempts, even unintentionally, to gain unauthorized access to VDOF information or to disrupt our website.
Use, collection, and retention of customer information at the Virginia Information Providers Network
For each visitor, we do collect information about the Internet Protocol (IP) address, type browser used, the date and time of the visit, and the IP addresses of the locations to which the visitor linked during his or her visit to our website. This information is strictly used for statistical reporting purposes.
We collect, retain and use personal information about our customers only when they volunteer to purchase or subscribe to a service. We only collect, retain and use personal information where we believe it is essential (and allowed by law) to administer our business and to provide products, services and other opportunities requested by our customers.
Use of “Cookies”
We do place a “cookie” on your computer.
Restrictions on the disclosure of customer information
We do not sell or rent our subscriber information to any outside company or organization. We do not reveal specific information about subscribers or other personally identifiable data to unaffiliated third parties for their independent use, except if required to do so by the Virginia Freedom of Information Act or other law.
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Last modified: Wednesday, 06-Jun-2012 15:43:09 EDT