Last updated 1/13/2019
When you use the Tool, we may request the following types of personally identifying information from you:
Providing personal information, such as your address and drinking water quality issues, is entirely voluntary. You may choose not to share this data with us but failure to provide this information may reduce the usability of the Tool.
CWC uses the data collected in the Tool to provide you with useful information about the vulnerability of your drinking water due to climate change and other conditions. Specifically, we use your data to:
We will not sell, rent, or otherwise provide your data for profit to any outside party. We may provide your data to third party researchers, governmental entities, and businesses for research and advocacy purposes.
When you use the map function of the Tool, the Tool makes log of your activity which includes your IP address and the files accessed. This record is kept by us for 180 days and it is then discarded. We use this information to help us improve the Tool.
Because of the nature of cloud computing, your information may be stored and processed in US States outside of California and in other countries, by CWC and/or by a third party. If you are not comfortable with this, you should refrain from using the Tool.
Finally, due to the inherent nature of the Internet and related technology, we cannot guarantee the protection of information under our control against loss, misuse or alteration.
Under the California Consumer Privacy Act, it is your legal right as a resident of California to know what personal information we possess about you and to order us to delete your personal information. You may make inquiries and demand the deletion of your personal information by contacting us using the methods below. We may retain personal data that is used to engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public interest that applies to all other applicable ethical and privacy laws, where the deletion of the information is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of such research, if the consumer has provided informed consent.
It is your right as a California resident under the California Consumer Privacy Act to know what personal information we possess about you and to order us to delete it. If you have any questions about your personal data or want us to delete your personal data, please contact the Tool’s administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 559-733-0219.
Cookies are small text files placed on your device to store data that can be recalled by a web server in the domain that placed the cookie. When you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser. When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.