Iowa Smokefree Air Act is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Iowa Smokefree Air Act site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Iowa Smokefree Air Act site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Iowa Smokefree Air Act collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Iowa Smokefree Air Act also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Iowa Smokefree Air Act. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by Iowa Smokefree Air Act for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Iowa Smokefree Air Act site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Iowa Smokefree Air Act public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Iowa Smokefree Air Act does not read any of your private online communications.

Iowa Smokefree Air Act encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Iowa Smokefree Air Act so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Iowa Smokefree Air Act is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Iowa Smokefree Air Act and Iowa Smokefree Air Act family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Iowa Smokefree Air Act collects and uses your personal information to operate the Iowa Smokefree Air Act Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Iowa Smokefree Air Act also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Iowa Smokefree Air Act and its affiliates. Iowa Smokefree Air Act may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Iowa Smokefree Air Act does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Iowa Smokefree Air Act may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Iowa Smokefree Air Act may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Iowa Smokefree Air Act, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Iowa Smokefree Air Act does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Iowa Smokefree Air Act keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Iowa Smokefree Air Act, in order to determine what Iowa Smokefree Air Act services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Iowa Smokefree Air Act to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Iowa Smokefree Air Act Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Iowa Smokefree Air Act or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Iowa Smokefree Air Act; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Iowa Smokefree Air Act, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Iowa Smokefree Air Act Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Iowa Smokefree Air Act pages, or register with Iowa Smokefree Air Act site or services, a cookie helps Iowa Smokefree Air Act to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Iowa Smokefree Air Act Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Iowa Smokefree Air Act features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Iowa Smokefree Air Act services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Iowa Smokefree Air Act secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Iowa Smokefree Air Act secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Iowa Smokefree Air Act will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Iowa Smokefree Air Act encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Iowa Smokefree Air Act is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Iowa Smokefree Air Act welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Iowa Smokefree Air Act has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Iowa Smokefree Air Act at webmaster@idph.iowa.gov. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.