Purpose and Scope
Utah CDC is committed to protecting the privacy of those accessing its website. The purpose of this policy is to inform those accessing UtahCDC.com about the collection and use of the personally identifiable information of its users.
Definition of Personally Identifiable Information
For the purposes of this policy, personally identifiable information means any information collected online that could serve to identify an individual, including but not limited to:
- First name and last name
- Physical address
- E-mail address
- Telephone number
- Social Security number
- Bank account information
- Any combination of personal information that could be used to determine identity
Collection and General Use of Personally Identifiable Information
Utah CDC may collect and retain the following data automatically from the user:
- Internet domain and Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer used to access this site
- The type of browser and operating system used to visit this site
- The date and time of access
- The portions and/or pages visited
The data collected serves as part of a statistical analysis about the use of Utah CDC’s website so that we may better design online services and improve access to them. Utah CDC does not and will not attempt to gain personally identifiable information about individual users and associate it with IP addresses. Utah CDC does not use the information automatically collected to ascertain personally identifiable information.
Personally Identifiable Information Provided by Users
Except where specified, users need not provide personally identifiable information to visit or download information from UtahCDC.com. Unless the user chooses to make personally identifiable information available, Utah CDC does not collect such information. Be aware that in some cases, a government agency may request personally identifiable information in an effort to perform requested specialized services.
E-mail messages or other electronic communication sent to Utah CDC’s website may be forwarded to an appropriate staff member or agency for response, saved and used to respond to the request, or saved to provide the Utah CDC web designer with valuable customer feedback to assist in improving the website. Any personally identifiable information the user provides within the electronic communication shall be used solely by Utah CDC.
Utah CDC does not knowingly collect and use or disclose the personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 13.
Data Security and Quality
Utah CDC is committed to data security and the data integrity of personally identifiable information available from or collected by UtahCDC.com. Utah CDC has taken precautions to protect personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, or alteration. Visitors should be aware, however, that even though protections are in place, Utah CDC cannot guarantee against the occurrence of hardware failure, unauthorized intrusion or other technical problems.
Utah CDC reserves the right to use any legally appropriate measures to prevent, monitor, and investigate any attempt to deface, delete or otherwise tamper with or abuse Utah CDC’s website, server, database, information system or other technology asset.
Visitors may link to various websites from Utah CDC’s web pages. Utah CDC is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of external sites. Those visiting external sites are advised to check the applicable privacy statement and be cautious about providing personally identifiable information without a clear understanding of how the information will be used.
Dated: February 22, 2011