Welcome to the Measure Y Web site. Measure Y has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy for our Web site users. Other Web sites operated by state agencies have different policies. We suggest that you read the privacy policies for each Commonwealth Web site that you visit, and any external site that you visit through a link appearing at this site. The privacy statement may change at any time; any changes will be posted on this page 30 days before they actually come in effect. The information collected prior to the time of such a change will be treated as stated in the policy in effect at the time of collection. The following paragraphs disclose our information-gathering and dissemination practices. If you do not agree with any term in this policy, please do not use this site.
Personally Identifiable Information
We use the term “personally identifiable information” to mean any information that could reasonably be used to identify you, including your name, address, e-mail address, Social Security number, birth date, bank account information, credit card information or any combination of information that could be used to identify you.
Information Voluntarily Provided by You
This site collects voluntary information from you only from the e-mails or online forms that you send through this site. These e-mails and online forms will contain personally identifiable information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.
Information Automatically Collected and Stored by this Site
We allow third-party companies to collect certain anonymous information when you visit our website. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date) during your visits to this website in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information. Cookies are small files that a web server requests web browsers to store and send to the same web server in the future-usually to provide the web site visitor a “personalized” or “persistent” browsing experience. Cookies are not used to store personally identifiable information.
Dissemination of Your Personally Identifiable Information
We do not sell any personally identifiable information collected through this Web site. For this reason, part or all of the information you send us may be provided to a member of the public in response to public records request.
In addition, the information that you voluntarily submit will be disclosed only to Commonwealth employees or officials with a “need to know” for purposes of fulfilling their job responsibilities. They will only use the information to answer your questions, respond to any requests for assistance and fulfill the Commonwealth’s legal obligations. Where appropriate, we may provide the information submitted by you to the person or company that is the subject of your inquiry, or to a government agency responsible for the matters referred to in your communication.
Your Access and Opportunity to Correct
The Public Records Law and the Fair Information Practices Act provide you certain rights to get information about you that is in our records. To learn more about the circumstances under which you can get and correct this information, please click on the above references to these laws.
Because this site does not encrypt incoming e-mail, you should not send information that you consider highly sensitive through this Web site. We use standard security measures to ensure that your personally identifiable information is not lost, misused, altered or unintentionally destroyed. We also use software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits.