Department of General Services'
The Virginia Department of General Services (DGS) is
committed to protecting the privacy of our website visitors. We
do not collect any personal information such as name, telephone
number, address, federal employer identification number, etc.
unless you provide it to us voluntarily when conducting an
online transaction on the DGS website. We do collect
non-personal information from each visitor to the DGS website to
allow us to manage the website. If you want more details on the
collection and use of information, please keep reading.
Otherwise, enjoy your visit to the eVA website.
When you choose to provide personal information to us to
conduct an on-line transaction, we use it only for the purpose
of conducting the specific on-line transaction that you
requested. For each on-line transaction, we require only the
minimum amount of personal information required to process your
We do not give, share, sell or transfer any personal
information to a third party unless required to do so by law. If
you do not want any personal information collected, please do
not submit it to us; however, without this information we will
be unable to process your on-line transaction. If you want to
review or correct personal information you previously submitted,
please contact us at the e-mail address listed at the bottom of
We collect non-personal information from every visitor to the
DGS website. For example, to track the number of computers used
to visit our site and to identify our most popular pages we
collect the Internet Protocol address - a series of distinct
numbers that identify your computer. Other examples of this type
of information include the:
- browser type and version and the operating system you
- domain name of the web site or internet service provider
and referral site from which you linked to our site
- geographical location of the network used for accessing
the DGS website, and
- time and date of access.
We use this non-personal information primarily in a
statistical summary type format to assess site content and
server performance. We may share this non-personal information
with our business partners when needed.
When you choose to enter into an online transaction, we use
cookies to save the information that you input while progressing
through the transaction. A cookie is a very small amount of data
that is sent from our server to your computer's hard drive. If
your browser is not configured to "accept" cookies, you will
still be able to access the information on our web site, but you
may not be able to perform online transactions.
For your convenience, our site provides links to other sites.
However, DGS is not responsible for the privacy practices,
security, or the content of the web sites to which we link.
Please familiarize yourself with the privacy and security
information for sites to which you link.
The DGS site has security measures in place to protect
against the loss, misuse, and alteration of information under
Customer Comments or Review
If you have questions about this privacy statement or the
practices of the DGS website or if you choose to review or
correct any of your personal information you previously
submitted, please contact us at