Privacy Policy


Our commitment to privacy
Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.

slge.org purpose
The main purpose of our Web site is to provide information. Because your privacy is important to us, we are committed to protecting it and making you aware of our online practices regarding the privacy of your information.

The information we collect
Our Web site does not automatically collect any individually identifiable information, such as email addresses, from visitors.

We collect personal information when you provide it in the course of interacting with the site. At the Center for State and Local Government Excellence site, you may subscribe to an email newsletter, submit a research proposal, or participate in occasional polls or surveys. In so doing, you may be asked to provide personally identifiable information such as your name, organizational affiliation, address, email address, telephone number, fax number, or other pertinent information.

We also may collect information that is not personally identifiable, such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows ’98 or Mac OS) and the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., America Online, Earthlink, etc.).

How we use your information
We may use the information you give us to provide services to you, at your request. We may use it to communicate with you through periodic messages regarding services, events, and other information and notices we believe you may find interesting or useful.

How to be removed from our email list
If you no longer wish to receive our email newsletter, click the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of every issue. You can also notify us by email at info@slge.org with “remove” in the subject header and we will remove your name from our list.

We do not sell, rent, exchange, or otherwise share our email lists with external organizations. Any personal information you provide to slge.org will not be disseminated to third parties outside the organization.

We may use the information that is not personally identifiable to analyze the design and functioning of our site in order to make site improvements. We may use such information in the aggregate to analyze site usage.

We will disclose personally identifiable information when required to do so by law.

Links
We provide links to other Web sites that we believe you will find useful. We ask you to recognize that the Center for State and Local Government Excellence is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites.

How to Contact Us
Call us at 202 682 6102, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Eastern Time, or send an email to info@slge.org.