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Privacy Policy

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Purpose

The State of Utah (State) is committed to protecting the privacy of those accessing its Web sites. The purpose of this policy is to inform those accessing State Web sites about the collection and use of the personally identifiable information of its users.

Scope

This privacy policy statement applies to all State executive branch agency Web sites except those administered by the State Board of Education, the Board of Regents, institutions of higher education, and except as described below in the section called “State Agency Privacy Policies and How They Relate to This Policy.”

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, such as:

  • First and last name
  • Physical address
  • Email address
  • Telephone number
  • Social Security number
  • Credit card information
  • Account Number
  • Bank account information
  • Any combination of personal information that could be used to determine identity

Collection of Information

The following information may be automatically collected and retained if you look or search through our web pages, or download information:

  • The Internet domain and Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using to access our site;
  • The type of browser and operating system used to visit our site;
  • The date and time of when you access our site; and
  • Which portions of the website you visit

The data collected serve as part of our statistical analysis about the use of our Web sites so we may better design online services and improve access to them. We do not attempt to gain personally identifiable information about individual users and associate it with IP addresses. The State does not use the information automatically collected to ascertain your personally identifiable information.

Except where specified, you do not have to provide personally identifiable information to visit or download information from State Web sites. Unless you choose to make your personally identifiable information available to us, the State does not collect such information from you. The State does not use or place spyware on your computer. Be aware that government agencies may request personally identifiable information from you in order to perform requested specialized services.