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Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF) web site. Please note that no personal information about you is collected when you visit our web site unless you choose to provide that information to us. All information submitted by visitors is voluntary.

If you are visiting the VEF home page to browse through our site, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:

  1. The Internet domain (for example, "" if you use a private Internet access account, or "" if you connect from a university's domain) and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access our web site;
  2. The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
  3. The date and time you access our site;
  4. The pages you visit; and
  5. If you linked to the Vietnam Education Foundation site from another web site, the address of that web site.

We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors. We do not track or record personal information about individuals and their visits.

If you request information or services from VEF and submit personal information to facilitate response to your request, we use the information provided to respond to your message. We will not share the information provided to us with another government agency unless your inquiry relates to that agency, or as otherwise provided by law.

Some VEF pages use browser "session cookies" to facilitate a visitor's activity within a single session, but these cookies are not written as files to your computer's hard drive and are not stored permanently after you close your browser. The site does not currently make use of "persistent cookies." If, in the future, we do start using a "persistent" cookie in order to customize your experience on the website, such a cookie will adhere to our information office policy; namely, the cookie will contain no personally identifiable information about you, and will not be readable by servers other than, will be totally voluntary, and will be solely for your use.

For website security purposes, any unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage to the information on our Web sites are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

If you have questions or concerns about VEF's privacy policy, please contact us at