We respect your privacy interests and operate this Site by these principles. We have taken reasonable steps to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of personally identifiable information that you may provide.
Voluntary Submission of Information You may use the site without disclosing personally identifiable information, and we will not obtain such information about you unless you choose to submit it to us. Submission of information authorizes such internal use by APCO and NENA Minnesota Chapters.
Cookies and Log Files Please note we do not use “cookies,” which are small files stored on your computer’s hard drive that are used to track certain information.
In addition, our web server collects and saves the information customarily logged by World Wide Web server software. Our logs contain the following information for each request: date, time, originating IP address and domain name, object requested and completion status of the request. We use these logs to help improve our service by evaluating the level of demand for our site and the types of errors that occur. These logs may be kept for an indefinite length of time, used at any time and in any way necessary to prevent security breaches and to ensure the integrity of the data on our servers.
Use of Collected Information Any information we gather, whether submitted voluntarily or collected automatically, will be used for our internal purposes only. It is our policy not to disclose or to sell any information to third parties. Notwithstanding this policy, we retain the right to disclose collected information if required to do so by law or if acting on a good faith belief that such disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or property or to respond to an emergency situation.
Photos, Logos or Images All images on this website our owned by us or licensed for our use through the webmaster and design agency Fox Tracks, Inc. 6100 McColl Drive, Savage, MN 55378. http://www.foxtrx.com
The exception is some of the rescue photographs in the home page slide show. These are public domain from Wiki Media Commons and are covered by freely licensed media content outlined under the terms and conditions of Creative Commons Organization. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/.
We will make reasonable efforts to comply with your requests.
Security This site takes reasonable precautions to protect our users’ information. Our web and database servers operate in a locked facility; data is stored in a secure database behind a firewall. Please note, however, that electronic transmissions via the Internet are not necessarily secure from interception, and we do not guarantee the security or confidentiality of transmissions. We reserve the right to update or otherwise alter its security practices if and when it seems appropriate to do so with out notice.