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    Web Policy

    Statement Regarding Website Accessibility

    The Virginia Retirement System strives for a website with an accessible design, which allows as many people as possible to use technology regardless of disability, age, or functional limitation. This website complies with the Technical Standards from Section 508 Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility Standards, web-based Intranet and Internet information and applications (36 CFR § 1194.22), and also conforms to the XHTML 1.0 Transitional Standard. Section 508 addresses accessibility for people who have visual, hearing, motor, or speech disabilities.

    Notice Regarding Document Accessibility

    Despite our efforts to comply with Section 508 Standards, we might not be able to fully comply in all areas. In these instances, hard-copy documents are available for those unable to access information directly from this website. Simply contact us to request an accessible format.

    Copyright Notice

    This website is maintained by ICMA-RC. The pages, materials, and screens featured on this site are copyrighted by ICMA-RC. The name Virginia Retirement System (VRS) and logos featured on this site or in VRS publications are trademarks and may not be used without permission.

    Internet Privacy

    In addition to protecting the information available through Account Access, our privacy policy extends to tools and services we make available to the public. When a third party is used to provide a tool or service, any personal information collected is protected by confidentiality agreements with these providers.


    We provide this website as a convenient method for employers and participants to obtain information about their VRS retirement plans. Every effort is made to ensure that all information appearing here is timely and accurate. However, this information is subject to change and VRS will not be held responsible for any errors.

    In the event of any conflict between the information presented on this website and the laws governing retirement benefits, the law prevails. The provisions of Title 51.1 of the Code of Virginia contain the laws that govern VRS. The Virginia General Assembly makes changes to these laws periodically. VRS is a defined benefit plan under section 401(a) of the Internal Revenue Code, which is also subject to change.

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    Some of the content provided on this website requires the following plug-ins, or separate browser components, to view properly. These are free plug-ins:

    Our Privacy Policy

    Protecting your privacy is important to us. In providing financial services and investment products to you, we collect certain nonpublic personal information about you. Our policy generally is to keep this information strictly confidential and to use or disclose it as needed to provide services to you, or as permitted or required by law or by you. Our privacy policy applies equally to our former customers and investors, as well as individuals who simply inquire about the services or investments we offer. We may change this privacy policy in the future upon notification to you.

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