Ohio State's website, osu.edu is shared effort between University Marketing and many communications partners across campus, with the joint goal of presenting the most relevant and timely information to more than 100,000 unique weekly online visitors. The homepage is the flagship of a larger visual identity system, which provides common web templates and graphic elements, with a similar goal of consistency across all university sites.
This privacy statement explains the type of information collected from visitors accessing osu.edu websites. The data is used to improve site quality as permitted under university and campus policies, for generally accepted business purposes, or as required by law.
Ohio State reserves the right to collect any and all information available for the purposes of improving this site's performance, quality, as well as relevance and applicability of content. Collection methods include:
- Server Logs
- Performance Monitoring Tools
- Google Analytics
- Browser Information & Cookies
OSU.EDU site pages are designed to be viewed by all modern standards-compliant web browsers, accessible by those with disabilities, and minimally readable by all web-reading software. RSS/XML news feeds of the osu.edu content are also available.
The pages are built to conform to the standards of the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) HyperText Markup Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) using the methods/best practices of the Web Standards Project as well as Ohio State University's Web Accessiblity Center (WAC).