This World Wide Web site is provided as a public service by the Compensation Board. You
have the right to know how information submitted using this website is handled. The
following is not intended and should not be interpreted as a contract of any nature,
either stated or implied.
This system and related software and equipment are intended solely for the
communication, transmission, processing and storage of the Commonwealth of Virginia
Information Collected & Stored Automatically
It is the policy of the Commonwealth of Virginia that personal information about
citizens will be collected only to the extent necessary to provide the service or benefit
desired; that only appropriate information will be collected; that the citizen shall
understand the reason the information is collected and be able to examine their personal
record which is maintained by a public body.
If you visit our site to read or download information, we may automatically collect and
store certain information for statistical reporting purposes only. Specifically, we may
collect information about your Internet Protocol (IP) address, the type of browser you are
using, the date and time of your visit, and the IP addresses of the locations to which you
linked during your visit to our site.
We collect, retain and use personal information only when it is voluntarily provided
and when we believe it is essential (and allowed by law) to carryout our agency mission
and the Code of Virginia authorized responsibilities. We do not sell or rent our visitors'
information to any outside company or organization.
Information Collected from E-Mail & On-Line Forms
If you identify yourself by sending an E-mail or submitting an on-line form containing
personal information, your information will be kept confidential and will never be made
available to anyone else, except as required by law (for instance, if required to do so by
the Virginia Freedom of Information Act or other law).
Unauthorized attempts to modify any information stored on this system, to defeat or
circumvent security features, or to utilize this system for other than its intended
purposes are prohibited and may result in criminal prosecution.
Disclaimer for Hypertext Links & Commercial Products
We cannot be responsible for the contents of any off-site pages that are referenced by
us or that reference us. Links from our site do not constitute an endorsement by the
Compensation Board. These links are for convenience only. It is the responsibility of the
user to evaluate the content and usefulness of information obtained from other sites.
References herein to any specific commercial products, processes, or services by trade
name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its
endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The information and statements contained on these servers shall not be used for the
purposes of advertising, nor to imply the endorsement or recommendation of the
Commonwealth of Virginia.