At Region Nine Development Commission (RNDC), we are committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of the personal information that you provide when using our website. The following Privacy Statement outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and protect your information. By accessing and using our website, you consent to the practices described below.

Information Collection:

  1. Personal Information: We may collect personal information, such as your name, email address, phone number, and any other information you voluntarily provide when you interact with our website, such as when you fill out contact forms or subscribe to our newsletters. RNDC does not sell, rent or otherwise share any personal information collected via the ‘Contact Us’ Form or subscriptions to our e-newsletters. We only use the information submitted to respond to emails.
  2. Usage Data: We may collect non-personal information about your interactions with our website, such as your IP address, browser type, device information, and pages visited. This information is used to analyze trends and administer the site. RNDC does not knowingly allow other organizations or services to track individual visitors to our website.

Use of Information:

  1. Internal Use: We use the information collected to provide you with the requested services and information, respond to your inquiries, improve our website’s functionality and content, and communicate with you regarding updates, promotions, and events related to RNDC.
  2. Third-Party Service Providers: We may share your personal information with trusted third-party service providers who assist us in operating our website and delivering our services. These providers are obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of your information.
  3. Legal Requirements: We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in response to valid legal requests, such as subpoenas or court orders.

Data Security:

We employ industry-standard security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction. However, no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is entirely secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.

Third-Party Websites:

Our website may contain links to third-party websites or resources. Please note that RNDC is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these third-party sites. We encourage you to review their privacy statements and policies before providing any personal information.

Cookies and Tracking Technologies:

RNDC may use cookies and similar tracking technologies to enhance your browsing experience, analyze website traffic, and personalize content. You have the option to accept or decline cookies through your browser settings, but please note that some features of our website may not function properly without cookies.

Children’s Privacy:

Our website is not intended for children under the age of 16. RNDC does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from individuals under 16. If we become aware that we have collected personal information from a child without parental consent, we will take steps to delete that information promptly.

Updates to this Privacy Statement:

Changing circumstances may require that we make changes to this privacy policy from time to time. Any changes will be reflected on this website. We reserve the right to update or modify this Privacy Statement at any time without prior notice. We encourage you to review this statement periodically to stay informed about how we protect your personal information.

Contact Us:

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding our privacy practices or the information we hold about you, please contact us here or by phone at 507-387-5643.

RNDC is committed to safeguarding your privacy and ensuring the security of your personal information. By using our website, you acknowledge and consent to the practices described in this Privacy Statement.