Frequently asked questions on privacy
What is Clark Public Utilities' privacy philosophy?
Our goal is to provide a reliable level of privacy while at the same time offering information and services to those who visit our site.
What information does Clark Public Utilities collect?
Clark Public Utilities collects anonymous site traffic information so that we can manage our site better. This type of information is primarily limited to the domain name (for example, aol.com) of a visitor's e-mail server. We do not collect the full e-mail address of visitors to our Web site, unless the user signs up for one of our e-mail notification services.
The only personally identifiable information we collect from visitors to our Web site is information that a user willingly gives us as part of signing up for new services.
How does Clark Public Utilities use the information we collect?
The personally identifiable information we collect is used solely for the purpose explained on the Web site.
As a matter of courtesy, we do not sell, trade, or provide personal information about the visitors to our site.
I want to make sure that my child's privacy is protected. What steps has Clark Public Utilities taken in order to ensure this happens?
We have some pages that are designed to provide safety and educational information for grade school youth. However, no personally identifiable information is collected on those pages.
In the rare case that a law enforcement agency serves us with legal process entitling them to such access, we will provide them with the requested information.
What happens when I go to another Web site by clicking on a link on the Clark Public Utilities Web page?
I am interested in learning more about privacy. Are there any sites that Clark Public Utilities suggests visiting?
Federal Trade Commission - the government agency with the responsibility to enforce many U.S. privacy laws, has extensive resources for consumers regarding how to protect your online privacy.
Electronic Privacy Information Center - EPIC is a public interest research center in Washington, D.C. It was established in 1994 to focus public attention on emerging civil liberties issues and to protect privacy, the First Amendment, and constitutional values. It maintains an extensive library of privacy-related information.
Pew Internet & American Life - This research organization conducts regular surveys of Americans' attitudes toward a variety of Internet-related issues, which include privacy.
Clark Public Utilities welcomes your questions and comments about privacy. Please send us an e-mail.