This project is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the a useful and safe online experience possible. This Statement of Privacy applies to the this website and governs data collection and usage. Before using this website, you should understand and consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of Your Personal Information
This project may collect some personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address, and telephone number that you provide. This website may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, and interests.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by this website. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses. This information is used by this project for the operation of various website services and to provide general statistics regarding use of this project website.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through this project website, this information may be subsequently collected and used by others. This project will not sell or give away your personal information unless compelled by law; all comments made on this Web site are part of the public record and therefore may be requested under the Freedom of Information Act.
This project encourages you to review the privacy statements of any websites that link to from this website, so that you understand how those websites collect, use, and share your information. This project is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on other websites.
Use of your Personal Information
This project collects and uses your personal information to operate this project Web site. This project will also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of upcoming events, developments in the project, and opportunities for you to voice your questions and concerns related to the project. The project may also contact you via surveys, to conduct research about your opinion of current or upcoming public involvement opportunities.
This project will not sell, rent, or lease its stakeholder lists to third parties. This project will not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
This website keeps track of the pages that our readers visit in order to determine which project pages and content are the most popular. This data is used to strengthen the areas of little interest and to improve the overall look and usability of the website.
This website will disclose your personal information, without notice, 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 project or the website; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of the project; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of this website, or the public.
All information collected at this site becomes a public record unless an exemption in law exists. ORS Chapter 192 contains the Oregon Public Records Law and other program specific ORS's and OAR's.
In the State of Oregon, laws exist to ensure that government is open and that the public has a right to access appropriate records and information possessed by state government. At the same time, there are exceptions to the public's right to access public records that serve various needs including the privacy of individuals. Both state and federal laws provide exceptions. We may request personally identifiable information from you in order to provide requested services, but such information is handled as it would be on an in-person visit to a governmental office.
This website uses "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a webpage server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize any project web pages, or register with the project website, a cookie helps the website to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as e-mail addresses, mailing addresses, and so on. When you return to the same website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the project 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 this website during your visit.
Security of your Personal Information
This project makes an attempt to secure your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. The project secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, which is protected from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.
Changes to this Statement
This project will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect project and public feedback. The project team encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how the project is protecting your information.
The project welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that the project has not adhered to this Statement, please contact the us using this site's comment form. We will use reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.