The Elk Grove Water District is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you a safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Elk Grove Water District's Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Elk Grove Water District's web site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of Your Personal Information
Elk Grove Water District does NOT collect personally identifiable information. However the District does collect information such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number as part of its On-Line bill pay system.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Elk Grove Water District. This information can include: your internet (IP) address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by the District to provide general statistics regarding use of the District Web site system.
Elk Grove Water District encourages you to review the privacy statements of the Web sites you choose to link to/from the Elk Grove Water District so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. The Elk Grove Water District is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Elk Grove Water District and Elk Grove Water District family of Web sites.
Use of Your Personal Information
The Elk Grove Water District does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
The Elk Grove Water District keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Elk Grove Water District, in order to determine what pages are the most popular and to get general statistics of each visit. This data is used to provide feedback to the web developers and/or management and is used for reporting purposes only or to improve performance and customer experience.
The Elk Grove Water District Web site will disclose your personal information, without notice, but only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on the Elk Grove Water District or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of the Elk Grove Water District; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Elk Grove Water District, or the public in general.
The Elk Grove Water District Web site uses "cookies" to help each user personalize their online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to each visitor, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to them.
The Elk Grove Water District DOES NOT use any tracking cookies or permit any third party to place tracking cookies on its web servers.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize an Elk Grove Water District page, a cookie helps the web server recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses and so on. When you return to the same web site page, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Elk Grove Water District features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Elk Grove Water District services or Web sites pages you visit.
Security of Your Personal Information
Elk Grove Water District secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Elk Grove Water District secures the personal information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Changes to This Statement
Elk Grove Water District will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Elk Grove Water District encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Elk Grove Water District is protecting your information.
Elk Grove Water District welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that the District has not adhered to this Statement, please contact us at [email protected].