This is a web site of Central Montana. All contents © 2011, Central Montana. All rights reserved. If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact Central Montana.
The purpose of the statement is to inform users of this site with regard to the collection and use of personally identifiable information. If you have further questions we can be reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or you can reach us by telephone at 406-761-5036. Our postal address is:
PO Box 3166
Definition of Personally Identifiable Information
Personally identifiable information means individually identifiable information about an individual collected online, including: (a) a first and last name; (b) a residence or other physical address, including a street name and name of a city or town; (c) an e-mail address; (d) a telephone number; (e) a social security number; or (f) unique identifying information that an internet service provider or a government website operator collects and combines with any information described in subsections (6)(a) through (6)(e).
Personally Identifiable Information Not Routinely Collected
Citizens do not have to routinely provide personal information to access Central Montana's Web site or to download information. We will not collect any personally identifiable information about you (name, address, telephone number, email address) unless you provide it voluntarily.
Personally Identifiable Information Collected Guest Book
If you do not want your personal information collected, please do not submit it online. We may request personally identifiable information from you in order to provide requested specialized services, but such information is handled as it would be on an in-person visit to a government office. The information you voluntarily submit is used by Central Montana to notify consumers about updates to our Web site, used to contact consumers for marketing purposes and shared with reputable Montana businesses and organizations to contact consumers for marketing purposes. Individuals are provided with the option to not have their name shared. None of the information we collect will be used for a purpose other than the express purposes set forth in this statement, except as required by law. Individuals will be provided with the ability to "opt out" at anytime of any communication regarding new service updates from Central Montana.
Email This Page to a Friend
If a user elects to use our referral service for informing a friend about our site, we ask for the friend's name and email address. Central Montana will automatically send the friend a one-time email inviting them to visit the site. Central Montana stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email.
Surveys and Contests
From time-to-time our site requests information from users via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes and may also be shared with Montana businesses and organizations to help them contact consumers for
marketing purposes. Survey information will be used for purpose
of monitoring and improving the usability and satisfaction of this site
and will not be shared with Montanabusinesses or organizations to help
them contact consumers for marketing purposes.
Log Files and User Tracking
For each visitor to our Web page, our Web server automatically recognizes
the consumer's domain name and IP address. We use IP addresses to
analyze trends, administer the site, track user's movement and gather
broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are
not linked to personally identifiable information. We collect the
domain name and IP address of visitors to our site, browser type and version,
operating system, aggregate information on what pages consumers'
access and how long they stay on each page and information volunteered
by the consumer, such as survey information and/or site registrations
and e-mail. This information is used to enhance and position the content
on our Web site.
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing
personally identifiable information in the Sweepstakes component only.
The sweepstakes cookie stores users voluntarily submitted preferences.
The survey cookie does not collect any personally identifiable information.
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that
Central Montana and the State of Montana are not responsible for the privacy
practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware
when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and
every web site that collects personally identifiable information.
This privacy statement applies solely to information by this Web site.
Changing or Removing Personal Information
If you do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, please let
us know by contacting Central Montana.If you supply us with your postal
address on-line you may receive periodic mailings from us with information
on new services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such
mailings, please let us know by calling us at the number provided above,
e-mailing us at the above address or writing to us at the above address.
Please provide us with your exact name and address. We will also remove
your name from the list we share with other organizations. We do not partner
with or have special relationships with any ad server companies.
Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers on-line will only receive
telephone contact from us with information regarding specific requests
they have placed on-line or in the case of winning prizes from our online
contests.From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated
uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information
practices change at some time in the future we will use only data collected
from the time of the policy change forward. Customers may prevent their
information from being used for purposes other than those for which it
was originally collected by contacting Central Montana. Upon request we
provide site visitors with access to all information [including proprietary
information] that we maintain about them. Consumers can access this information
by contacting Central Montana. Consumers can have this information corrected
or changed by contacting Central Montana.
We use industry-standard encryption technologies when transferring and
receiving consumer data exchanged on our site. We have appropriate security
measures in place at our physical site to protect against the loss, misuse
or alteration of information that we have collected from you on our site.