MID is firmly committed to user privacy. Any information
that can be used to identify individual customers is collected
only with user permission. This document discloses types of
information collected, how information is collected, and addresses
the end-use of collected information.
Information that cannot be used to identify
Collected information includes your internet service provider
address, your browser type and plug-ins, pages visited and
time of day you logged on. Raw data logs of the web server
may be analyzed to determine general audience interests and
web site design requirements.
Information that can be used to identify
Sensitive customer information will never be stored on our
web server. Generally, customer information will only be used
for MID purposes and will be treated with the same security
precautions as data gathered by other means (i.e., telephone,
written forms, mail-in information, etc.).
As a general rule information will not be given to outside
entities, such as contractors, direct marketers, or other
non-MID public or private sector organizations except when
we have your permission or under special circumstances, such
as when we believe in good faith that the law requires it
or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary
to (i) protect and defend the rights and property of MID and
(ii) act in an emergency to protect the personal safety of
our customers or the public.
Application forms or requests for specific information may
request a user to submit their name, phone number, fax number,
street address, e-mail address, account number, or other information
that can be used to identify that individual.
E-mail addresses will only be used to respond to specific
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Children's Privacy Notice for Parents
This web site complies with guidelines specified by the
Online Privacy Rule which became effective on April 20,
2000. The Federal Trade Commission maintains a special
Web page with more information for children and parents.
Currently, the MID web site does not collect personal information
from children under 13 years of age. Students who are younger
than 13 may request information by mail, MID Public Affairs
Dept., P.O. Box 4060, Modesto, CA 95352-4060 or phone (209)
Students 13 years of age and older may request information
through this web site. Collected information may be used to
correspond with the student, and may include:
- Street address
- Phone number
- E-mail address
Collected information is not stored on the web server. The
MID Public Affairs Department maintains student information.
MID does not disclose information collected from children
to third parties. Identity of the requesting parent will be
verified by MID by using parent’s account number, e-mail
address, phone call, and/or written letters. See MID privacy
statement for children
under 13 years
If you are 13 years or older, MID will only collect personal
information about you if you choose to give it to us when
you visit our web site.
Examples: if you take a survey, or send us e-mail.
Personal information is anything that would allow you to
be identified, such as your name, street address, phone number,
and e-mail address. We will only use your personal information
to answer your questions or help you participate in an activity
-- we do not give your personal information to anyone outside
of MID .
Sometimes we collect non-personal information that helps
us make our web site attractive and easier for you to use.
We want to know how many people visit our web site and which
pages they go to most often.
Examples: the kind of computer you use, the kind of browser
and plug-ins you use, the time of day you log on, and the
pages you visit. We might also collect the internet service
provider you use to get on the internet (such as AOL, Pacbell,
Earthlink), or the address of another web page that links
to our web site.
This kind of information does not allow us to identify you
If you are under 13 years of age, MID will not accept any
personal information from you over the Internet. Students
who are under 13 may request information by mail or phone.
Please have your parent read this page and MID
privacy statement for more information.
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MID has created this security statement in order to demonstrate
our firm commitment to security.
Please keep in mind, however, that no data transmission over
the internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to
be 100 percent secure.
As a result, we cannot guarantee the security of any information
you transmit using our web site, and you transmit such information
at your own risk. MID further does not assume responsibility
for use or disclosure of your information when such use
is the result of unauthorized or illegal access to our systems
or those of our vendors or partners.
If you have any questions about this security statement or
the practices of this site, you can contact:
Information Technology Division
Modesto Irrigation District
P.O. Box 4060
Modesto, CA 95352-4060
Phone: (209) 526-7512
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The Public Affairs department of Modesto Irrigation District
(MID) produces and maintains this web site as a public service.
Information on this web site is considered public information,
but may not be copied or distributed without prior permission
- where specific information or material is identified
as available for distribution, or
- where a single copy of the information is downloaded or
printed for personal use, or
- under "fair use" provisions of applicable law.
Use or modification of materials or information for commercial
or profit making purposes is not allowed and may violate the
copyrights of MID or third parties. Use of appropriate credits
and proprietary notices are required on any information used
for non-commercial and non-profit purposes.
Trademarks & Logo
Modesto Irrigation District reserves all rights in use of
the District logos and Splasher the canal safety frog.
Third Party Materials
Some materials are used in this site by permission from
third parties. All third-party content is identified. Users
to use or modify third-party content for any reason should
contact the owner directly.
If you believe any material on this web site infringes a
copyright, trademark, or service mark that you own or are
authorized to protect, please notify us immediately. Send
a "Notice of Infringement" to firstname.lastname@example.org and
fax a confirming copy to (209) 526-7392. The
Digital Millennium Copyright Act (PDF),
17 U.S.C. Section 512 (c)(3)(A) specifies required information.
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General Disclaimer of Warranties
By using this web site, you agree that its information,
materials and services are provided "as is" without
warranty, express or implied, and that you use this site at
your own risk.
You further agree that MID and any other parties involved
in creating and delivering this site's contents have no liability
for direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, or consequential
damages with respect to the information, services, content,
or advertisements contained on or otherwise accessed through
this web site.
MID does not endorse any third-party web site, content,
goods, or services. Links to third-party web sites are provided
for information only. MID is not responsible for privacy
policies of third-party web sites.
Changes to MID legal notices and web policies will be posted
on this page.