Use of Information
THE NORTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY DOES NOT SELL, RENT, LOAN, TRADE, LEASE OR OTHERWISE TRANSFER ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED ON OUR SITE, INCLUDING E-MAIL LISTS, TO ANY THIRD PARTY. WE WILL TREAT ANY INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE AS CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION AND WILL NOT DISCLOSE IT TO ANY THIRD PARTY.
Summary of Information Collected and Stored Automatically
When you visit our website to browse, read pages, or download information, we automatically collect and store only the following information:
- Internet domain and IP address from which you access our portal
- Type of browser and operating system used to access our site
- Date and time you access our site
- Pages you visit
- If you linked to the NCGA site from another Website, the address of that Website
The NCGA uses this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors, and to learn about the number of visitors to our site.
Web Site Security
For Website security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, the state utilizes a computer system that employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. These attempts to cause damage or unauthorized access to confidential data could be subject to legal action according to G.S. 14-453 through G.S. 14-459.
Links to Other Web Sites
The North Carolina General Assembly Website contains links to other Websites. The North Carolina General Assembly is not responsible for the privacy practices or the policies of such Websites.
A cookie is a small data file that certain websites write to your Web browser (your computer's hard drive) so it can later be read back from that browser. A cookie file can contain certain information such as a user ID that the site uses to track the pages you have visited on that site. If you are interested, more information on cookies can be found by visiting the Cookie Central.
Privacy of Our E-Mail Lists
The NCGA maintains e-mail lists, but only of those individuals or organizations that have specifically opted to receive updates and other information from the NCGA. These lists include members of the media and interested members of the general public who have specifically requested to be kept informed about the House and Senate calendars.
Individuals must affirmatively request to be placed on our lists. Any personal information provided by such individuals will be used only to send the users such information.
We do not sell, rent, loan, trade, or lease the addresses on our lists to anyone. In addition, we configure our list server software to refuse to divulge the e-mail addresses of our list subscribers to anyone including other list subscribers.
Individuals wishing to unsubscribe from our email lists may do so on the initial page where they subscribed. All of our email lists can be accessed from our Subscribe page.
If you send us e-mail with a question or comment, we will use your e-mail address only to respond to you. We will store your e-mail, e-mail address, and a copy of our response for archival purposes only. We will archive such information only for the length of time necessary to fulfill these archival purposes. At the conclusion of such time, we will delete such archived information.
Length of Time Data Will Be Stored
Unless you request that we delete any of the information you submitted when you registered for any electronic updates and/or newsletters we may offer, we will store such information indefinitely.