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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy:

Budgeting in Iowa ("Budgeting in Iowa") operates iowacitysos.org and may operate other websites. It is Budgeting in Iowa policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Budgeting in Iowa collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Budgeting in Iowa purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Budgeting in Iowa visitors use its website. From time to time, Budgeting in Iowa may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Budgeting in Iowa also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on iowacitysos.org blogs/sites. Budgeting in Iowa only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Budgeting in Iowa websites choose to interact with Budgeting in Iowa in ways that require Budgeting in Iowa to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Budgeting in Iowa gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at iowacitysos.org to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Budgeting in Iowa are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Budgeting in Iowa collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with Budgeting in Iowa. Budgeting in Iowa does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Budgeting in Iowa may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Budgeting in Iowa may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Budgeting in Iowa does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Budgeting in Iowa discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Budgeting in Iowa behalf or to provide services available at Budgeting in Iowa websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Budgeting in Iowa websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Budgeting in Iowa will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Budgeting in Iowa discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Budgeting in Iowa believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Budgeting in Iowa, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Budgeting in Iowa website and have supplied your email address, Budgeting in Iowa may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with Budgeting in Iowa and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Budgeting in Iowa takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor's computer, and that the visitor's browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Budgeting in Iowa uses cookies to help Budgeting in Iowa identify and track visitors, their usage of Budgeting in Iowa website, and their website access preferences. Budgeting in Iowa visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Budgeting in Iowa websites, with the drawback that certain features of Budgeting in Iowa websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If Budgeting in Iowa, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Budgeting in Iowa goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Budgeting in Iowa may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Budgeting in Iowa and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Budgeting in Iowa may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Budgeting in Iowa sole discretion. Budgeting in Iowa encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a iowacitysos.org account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.