Jamestown Board of Public Utilities Privacy Policy

Welcome to the web site of the Jamestown Board of Public Utilities. Jamestown BPU respects the privacy of individuals who use our web site. This Privacy Policy explains our online information practices and is designed to assist you in making informed decisions while using our web site. Please note that by visiting the Jamestown BPU web site, you consent to the practices described below and agree to comply with and be bound by the following Privacy Policy. Please read Jamestown BPU Privacy Policy carefully and in its entirety.

The Information We Collect And How We Use It

Jamestown BPU does not collect any personally identifiable information about you through our web site unless you voluntarily provide such information. You may be asked to voluntarily provide personally identifiable information such as your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, bank account number (including routing number), credit card number or other similar information in order to utilize and obtain access to Jamestown BPU's online account portal.

How Jamestown BPU Uses Personally Identifiable Information

Voluntarily provided personally identifiable information is used to:

Web Site Cookies:

Jamestown BPU uses cookies on its web site in order to transfer personally identifiable information among Jamestown BPU's online account portal. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive.

Opt-Out-Policy

Visitors to our site do not have to provide personally identifiable information to Jamestown BPU. At any time, you may opt-out of providing personally identifiable information by discontinuing your use of Jamestown BPU's online account portal or refraining from disclosing your personally identifiable information to Jamestown BPU. However, if you choose to withhold requested personally identifiable information, Jamestown BPU may not be able to provide you with the online access, which may require the collection of such information.

Confidentiality And Security

Jamestown BPU limits access to your personally identifiable information to:

Jamestown BPU does not disclose, share or distribute personally identifiable information to third parties, other than the third parties mentioned above, nor sell or rent personally identifiable information to third parties without your consent, unless:

Given the nature of the internet and the fact that no security system is perfect, Jamestown BPU does not absolutely guarantee the confidentiality of any personally identifiable information that you provide via our web site or promise that the information you provide will never be obtained by unauthorized persons. Jamestown BPU does, however, utilize industry appropriate practices to protect the data transmitted or received via our web site from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, or alteration. Such practices include using Secure Sockets Layers (SSL) encryption technology and secure HTTPS posts during data transmission.

Access, Correct and Update Personal Information

You may obtain a copy of the personally identifiable information that you have provided to Jamestown BPU through your use of our web site and you may correct, change or remove any personally identifiable information by contacting us at http://www.jamestownbpu.com/about/contact.php .

If you request that the personally identifiable information that you provided to Jamestown BPU be removed from Jamestown BPU's records, please be aware that you may not be able to continue to use Jamestown BPU's online account portal, which may require the collection of such information.

To protect your privacy, Jamestown BPU will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before correcting, changing, removing, or forwarding personally identifiable information to you.

Modifications To Our Privacy Policy

Jamestown BPU reserves the right to modify or update this Privacy Policy at any time. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will make every effort to promptly post the revised Privacy Policy on our web site. You should visit our web site periodically to review the current Privacy Policy. Use of our web site after the posting of a revised Privacy Policy constitutes your agreement with the revised policy.

Links To Non-Jamestown BPU Sites

For your convenience, some pages of our web site offer you the ability to link to and view pages of a web site not operated or controlled by Jamestown BPU. Links by Jamestown BPU to such external web sites do not imply endorsement by Jamestown BPU of that company, its site or its privacy policy. Jamestown BPU and its affiliates do not monitor or control the content or the privacy policies of the external sites and are therefore not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of linked external web sites. When using a link to a non-Jamestown BPU web site, we recommend that you investigate the privacy practices and policies of that external site.

Additional Questions

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