Information collected and how it is used

If you do nothing during your visit to our Web site but browse or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store the following information about your visit:

  • The Internet Protocol Address and domain name used. The Internet Protocol address is a numerical identifier assigned either to your Internet service provider or directly to your computer. We use the Internet Protocol Address to direct Internet traffic to you. This address can be translated to determine the domain name of your service provider (e.g., or;
  • The type of browser and operating system you used;
  • The date and time you visited this site;
  • The Web pages or services you accessed at this site;
  • The Web site you visited prior to coming to this Web site.

The information we automatically collect or store is logged and used by AVTEC - Alaska's Institute of Technology only to improve the content of our web services and to help us understand how people are using our services. Our web site analyzes this information to determine how our web site is being used, so that we may continually improve the site's usefulness to the public.

Any personal information collected from web forms, such as registering for a class, is kept confidential and is not accessible except by AVTEC staff for purposes of processing students or student services.