Personal Information Collection and Use
You do not need to provide personal information in order to access public areas of the Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc. (“Tri-State”) website. We do collect non-personal statistical information from users of our website including operating system information, browser type, and internet provider address. This data is used to improve and administer the website and diagnose problems. It is not used to identify you personally and it is not linked to any personal information you may provide.
In order to access non-public areas of the website, you may be asked to provide personal information including your name, mailing address, e-mail address, and phone number. If, during your visit to our site, you send an e-mail to Tri-State, we may forward your message to a business associate or partner for appropriate action. To protect your personal information, this website has security measures in place including firewalls and authenticated access to internal databases where needed.
Tri-State is the sole owner of the information collected on this website. We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information in ways other than what is disclosed in this statement. We may release information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our website policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.
Cookies are small text files placed on your computer’s hard drive by web page servers. When you visit the website, our server may create cookies, improving your use of the website and the display of certain pages. Data on the website usage we collect using cookies is not tied to your personal information and is used only in aggregate form.
Tri-State does not have content on our website that would be considered harmful to children nor do we restrict children from visiting our website. We do not seek to collect personal information from children under the age of eighteen. However, in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, we do not knowingly collect any personal information from children on our website.
Terms and Conditions of Use
Please also visit our Terms and Conditions of Use section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website.
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