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PRIVACY NOTICE
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING DISCLOSURE

The Office of the Utah Attorney General is committed to fair information practices. We respect the privacy and security of our users.
To demonstrate our commitment to your privacy, we have prepared this statement disclosing our privacy practices. Here, you will learn what personal identifying information of yours/your child’s is collected, how and when we might use this information, how we protect this information, who has access to this information, and how you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

PURPOSE

This is an official law enforcement web site from which all claims are reported to local, state or federal law enforcement agencies. Reporting a false claim is a crime and violations will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
When submitting a complaint, you will be asked to provide personal identifying information. This information is necessary to pursue your case. Any personal information submitted to this website will be used for official purposes only, pursuant to Utah code §63-2-201(5)(b). This complaint will be forwarded automatically to the appropriate law enforcement agency. An officer from that agency may contact you for further information regarding your complaint.
When entering your complaint, some fields will be required. If the field is not required, you should still fill in as much information as possible. Failure to do so may hinder the investigation of your case. In order to expedite the process when preparing to fill out a complaint, please gather all possible information pertinent to your complaint.
The Office of the Utah Attorney General is committed to fair information practices. We respect the privacy and security of our users.
To demonstrate our commitment to your privacy, we have prepared this statement disclosing our privacy practices. Here, you will learn what personal identifying information of yours is collected, how and when we might use your information, how we protect your information, who has access to your information, and how you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

Information We Collect and How We Use It

We collect certain information from and about our users three ways: directly from the user, from our Web server logs and with cookies.

In accordance with Utah Code § 63-2-201(5)(b) and Utah Code § 63-2-206, the Utah Attorney General has determined that the interests favoring access outweigh the interests favoring restriction of access and any or all of the information you provide may be released to law enforcement for investigative and prosecution purposes:
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND ASSENT TO THE DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE ON THIS WEB SITE TO THESE AGENCIES FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES INVESTIGATIVE AND PROSECUTION PURPOSES.

Information that users enter in this site is maintained in a secure environment. This information is not shared with third parties for marketing purposes. We do not disclose any information about any subscriber’s usage of this site, except to enforce the terms as allowed by Utah Code § 63-2-201(5)(b) and Utah Code § 63-2-206.

Web server logs

When you visit our sites, we may track information to administer the site and analyze its usage. Examples of information we may track include:
• your Internet protocol address
• what kind of browser or computer you use
• the number of links you click within the site
• the state or country from which you accessed the site
• the date and time of your visit
• the name of your Internet service provider
• the Web page from which you linked to our site
• the pages you viewed on the site

Cookies

Our Web sites use cookies (i.e., small bits of text that our servers place into a file on your computer’s hard drive). This is used to save your preferences and login information, and provide personalized functionality. You can reject cookies by changing your browser settings, but be aware that this will disable some of the functionality on our Web sites.

How We Protect Your Information

The Office of the Utah Attorney General uses the same or substantially similar technical security measures, including measures to prevent the loss, misuse and alteration of information under our control the same or substantially similar technical security measures, including. For example, when we ask customers to provide financial information (such as a credit card number) that data is protected using 128 bit encryption.

Who Has Access to the Information?

We will share your personal data in accordance with Utah Code § 63-2-201(5)(b) and Utah Code § 63-2-206 for law enforcement investigative and prosecution purposes. In compliance with U.S. law, we do not share information with any unaffiliated third parties for marketing purposes.

Links to Other Companies’ Sites

Our Web sites contain links to sites maintained by companies (utility companies, cable companies, etc.) that are not affiliated with the Utah Attorney General’s Office. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those sites, and we encourage you to use caution when visiting them. In particular, we recommend you view the privacy policy posted on each site.

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