For purposes of this policy, "personal information" means any information concerning a natural person which, because of name, number, symbol, mark, or other identifier, can be used to identify that natural person. The Developmental Disabilities Planning Council does not collect any personal information about you unless you provide that information voluntarily by sending an e-mail, responding to a survey, or completing an on-line transaction.
Information Collected Automatically When
You Visit this Website
(i) User client hostname. The hostname or Internet Protocol address of the user requesting access to a state agency website.
(ii) HTTP header, "user agent." The user agent information includes the type of browser, its version, and the operating system on which that the browser is running.
(iii) HTTP header, "referrer." The referrer specifies the web page from which the user accessed the current web page.
(iv) System date. The date and time of the user's request.
(v) Full request. The exact request the user made.
(vi) Status. The status code the server returned to the user.
(vii) Content length. The content length, in bytes, of any document sent to the user.
(viii) Method. The request method used.
(ix) Universal Resource Identifier (URI). The location of a resource on the server.
(x) Query string of the URI. Anything after the question mark in a URI.
(xi) Protocol. The transport protocol and the version used.
None of the foregoing information is deemed
to constitute personal information.
Information Collected When You E-mail
this Website or Complete a Transaction
During your visit to this website you may complete a transaction such as a survey, registration, or order form. The information, including personal information, volunteered by you in completing the transaction is used by the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council to operate agency programs, which include the provision of goods, services, and information. The information collected by the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council may be disclosed by the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council for those purposes that may be reasonably ascertained from the nature and terms of the transaction in which the information was submitted.
The Developmental Disabilities Planning Council does not knowingly collect personal information from children or create profiles of children through this website. Users are cautioned, however, that the collection of personal information submitted in an e-mail will be treated as though it was submitted by an adult, and may, unless exempted from access by federal or State law, be subject to public access. The Agency strongly encourages parents and teachers to be involved in children's Internet activities and to provide guidance whenever children are asked to provide personal information on-line.
Information and Choice
Disclosure of Information Collected
Through This Website
However, the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council may collect or disclose personal information without consent if the collection or disclosure is: (1) necessary to perform the statutory duties of the [insert Agency name], or necessary for the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council to operate a program authorized by law, or authorized by state or federal statute or regulation; (2) made pursuant to a court order or by law; (3) for the purpose of validating the identity of the user; or (4) of information to be used solely for statistical purposes that is in a form that cannot be used to identify any particular person.
Further, the disclosure of information, including personal information, collected through this website is subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law and the Personal Privacy Protection Law.
The Developmental Disabilities Planning Council may disclose personal information to federal or state law enforcement authorities to enforce its rights against unauthorized access or attempted unauthorized access to the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council's information technology assets.
Retention of Information Collected
Through this Website
Access to and Correction of Personal
Information Collected Through this Website
Thomas F. Lee
The privacy compliance officer shall, within five (5) business days of the receipt of a proper request, provide access to the personal information; deny access in writing, explaining the reasons therefore; or acknowledge the receipt of the request in writing, stating the approximate date when the request will be granted or denied, which date shall not be more than thirty (30) days from the date of the acknowledgment.
In the event that the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council has collected personal information pertaining to a user through the state agency website and that information is to be provided to the user pursuant to the user's request, the privacy compliance officer shall inform the user of his or her right to request that the personal information be amended or corrected under the procedures set forth in section 95 of the Public Officers Law.
Confidentiality and Integrity of
Personal Information Collected Through this Website
In addition, the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council has implemented procedures to safeguard the integrity of its information technology assets, including, but not limited to, authentication and monitoring. These security procedures have been integrated into the design, implementation, and day-to-day operations of this website as part of our continuing commitment to the security of electronic content as well as the electronic transmission of information.
For website security purposes and to maintain the availability of the website for all users, the host employs software to monitor traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or otherwise damage this website.
Thomas F. Lee
The following definitions apply to, and appear in italics, in this policy:
Personal Information - shall have the meaning set forth in subdivision 5 of section 202 of the State Technology Law.
State Agency Website - shall have the meaning set forth in subdivision 7 of section 202 of the State Technology Law.
User - shall have the meaning set forth in subdivision 8 of section 202 of the State Technology Law.