Web Privacy Statement

GENERAL

This website is maintained and operated by the Southwest Utah Public Health Department. For questions or comments regarding this site contact our Media Team at info@swuhealth.org.

The Southwest Utah Public Health Department (SWUPHD) respects the privacy of every individual who visits our website. This Privacy Statement outlines the information SWUPHD will collect and how that information will be used. We are committed to protecting the privacy and accuracy of confidential information to the extent possible, subject to provisions of state and federal law. We do not re-distribute or sell personal information collected on our website. 

PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION

When you visit the SWUPHD website (swuhealth.org) we will not collect any personally identifiable information about you (such as your name, address, telephone number, social security number, or e-mail address) unless you provide it to us voluntarily (e.g.,  completing a webform). These forms require users to give contact information (e.g., for Tobacco Specialty Licensing purposes). Once collected, the information is stored electronically indefinitely. Should you wish not to provide any Personally Identifiable Information, you may utilize the services by using the appropriate non electronic means.

USE OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION

  • SWUPHD will only use personal information collected from this site for the purpose of communication back to individuals who contact us via the site. 
  • SWUPHD uses browser-IP-address information and anonymous-browser history to report information about site access and for profiling purposes. This information is used to improve Web presentation and utilization. IP address information may be used for troubleshooting purposes.

All of these matters and other information may be lawfully classified as Private or Controlled in accordance with the Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA). SWUPHD may store and process your personally identifiable information to better understand your needs and how we may improve our electronic services and we may use your personally identifiable information to contact you if so requested by you (for example, we may send you a questionnaire or we may respond to your comments or requests for information).

SWUPHD will not give your personally identifiable information to any outside organization unless required by law.

PRIVACY STATEMENT REVISIONS

This Privacy Statement was last revised on June 18, 2020. We may change this Privacy Statement at any time and for any reason. We encourage you to review this Privacy Statement each time you visit the web site. If we make a significant change to our Privacy Statement, we will post a notice on the homepage of our web site for a period of time after the change is made. 

RESPONSIBILITY FOR EXTERNAL SITES

This website may contain links to other web sites. Some of those web sites may be operated by third parties. We provide the links for your convenience, but we do not review, control, or monitor the privacy practices of web sites operated by others. 

We are not responsible for the performance of web sites operated by third parties or for your business dealings with them. Therefore, whenever you leave this web site we recommend that you review each web site’s privacy practices and make your own conclusions regarding the adequacy of these practices. 

NON-DISCRIMINATION AND EQUAL ACCESS POLICY

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ocio.usda.gov/sites/default/files/docs/2012/Complain_combined_6_8_12.pdf, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture

          Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

          1400 Independence Avenue, SW

          Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

Fax: (202) 690-7442; or

E-mail: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.