Thank you for visiting The Governor's
Office of Homeland security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) Web site and reviewing our Privacy Notice. This notice
addresses the collection, use, and security and access to
information that may be obtained through use of The GOHSEP
Information Collected and How It
Information presented on the Governor's Office of
Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness web site is
considered public information and may be distributed or
copied unless otherwise specified. Use of appropriate
byline/photo/image credits is requested.
management, information may be collected for statistical
purposes. This system may use software programs to
create summary statistics which are used for such
purposes as assessing what information is of most and
least interest, determining technical design
specifications, and identifying system performance or
Personal identification information in an electronic
form or an E-mail message containing a question or
comment is used to respond to requests or questions.
E-mail messages may be forwarded to other Agency
employees or partner Agencies who are subject
specialists on specific questions.
are not required to provide personal information simply
to visit this site or to download information.
information is information about a natural person that
is readily identifiable to that specific individual.
Personal information includes such things as an
individual's name, address, and phone number. A domain
name or Internet Protocol address is not considered
collect no personal information about you unless you
voluntarily participate in an activity that asks for
information, i.e., sending an email, registering or
participating in a listserv, or participating in a
survey. If you choose not to participate in these
activities, your choice will in no way affect your
ability to use any other public feature of this site. If
personal information is requested on the Web site or
volunteered by the user, state law and the federal
Privacy Act of 1974 may protect it. However, this
information is a public record once you provide it, and
may be subject to public inspection and copying if not
protected by federal or state law. Users are cautioned
that the collection of personal information requested
from or volunteered by children online or by E-mail will
be treated the same as information given by an adult,
and may be subject to public access.
security purposes and to ensure that this service
remains available to all users, the GOHSEP web
servers may employ industry-standard methods to monitor
network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to
upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.
Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change
information on the GOHSEP servers are strictly
prohibited and may be punishable by law.
Various Web sites will be linked through this site This
may include Web sites of other governmental agencies,
nonprofit organizations, as well as Web sites of private
entities. Many of these sites may operate under
different privacy, quality, and security standards.
Visitors to those Web sites are advised to check the
privacy statements of those sites and be cautious about
providing personally identifiable information without a
clear understanding of how the information will be used.
These links are provided as a convenience and courtesy
to users of this web site. GOHSEP does not have
any authorship or authority of content or guarantee
content accuracy of other web sites liked to this site.
better serve our users we may use "cookies" to customize
your browsing experience with the GOHSEP web. Cookies
are simple text files stored on your computer by your
Web browser. They provide a method of distinguishing
among visitors to this site.
Cookies that may be created on your computer by using
this Web site do not contain personally identifying
information and do not compromise your privacy or
security. The cookie feature may be used only to store a
randomly generated identifying tag on your computer. You
can refuse the cookie or delete the cookie file from
your computer by using any of the widely available
Cookies are not currently used by this site but may be
utilized in the future.
GOHSEP web has links to other Web sites. These include
links to Web sites operated by other government
agencies, nonprofit organizations, and private
businesses. When you link to another site, you are no
longer on The GOHSEP web site and this Privacy Notice
will not apply. When you link to another web site, you
Governor's Office of Homeland security and Emergency
not warrant the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of
any information published by this system, nor endorses
any content, viewpoints, products, or services linked
from this system, and shall not be held liable for any
losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability,
or timeliness of such information. Portions of such
information may be incorrect or not current. Any person
or entity that relies on any information obtained from
this system does so at his or her own risk.