Des Moines University respects your right to privacy. The University collects and analyzes general usage information about visitors coming to our websites using server log analysis tools. This information is used to help us improve the quality of our sites and our infrastructure needed to support them.
Our web servers may collect general information with the help of cookies. A cookie is a small file that a website writes to your hard drive when you visit that site. Cookies cannot read information from your hard drive or read information from other cookies. Cookies are used on our sites to help us analyze sessions and general traffic patterns throughout our site. If you turn off cookies in your web browser, you will still be able to access and browse most of the University sites.
When we ask for information through the use of an online form or through any other means such as phone, fax or mail, we will keep your information private. Some submission forms use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology for browsers so enabled. The University does not ordinarily sell or otherwise give away your private information to any third party. We may provide information to assist in proper licensing of software and to subcontractors providing services to our University communities and for statistical reporting purposes.