The Vancouver Institute for Visual Analytics ("VIVA") is committed to respecting the privacy of online visitors and pledges its best efforts to that end. In general, you can visit the VIVA website at ("Site") on the Web without telling us who you are or revealing anything about yourself.

VIVA’s web server automatically recognizes each visitor's domain name, but does not automatically collect personally identifiable information.

A "cookie" is a small piece of data stored on your computer's hard drive when you visit the Site. VIVA uses cookies to analyze the Site's overall traffic patterns and improve Site visitors' online experience. VIVA does not use cookies to store or collect any personal information. Many browsers provide an option to block or remove cookies. You can visit the Site successfully while blocking cookies, but leaving cookies enabled in your browser will help VIVA to improve the Site's usability and effectiveness.

In order to provide a more comprehensive and useful site, the Site contains links to other Web sites. VIVA is not responsible for the privacy practices of these sites.