Last Updated: July 16, 2019
Personal Information Collection and Use
You do not need to provide personal information in order to access public areas of the Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc. (“Tri-State”) website. We do collect non-personal statistical information from users of our website including usage details, operating system information, browser type, and internet provider address. This data is used to improve and administer the website and diagnose problems. It is not used to identify you personally and it is not linked to any personal information you may provide.
In order to contact us, subscribe to marketing communications from us, register to attend an event or appointment, or access non-public areas of the website and other applications, you may be asked to provide personal information including your name, mailing address, email address, and phone number. If, during your visit to our website or while using other applications, you send an email, message, or post to us, we may forward your message to a business associate or partner for appropriate action, including to our subsidiaries and affiliates and to our and their contractors, service providers, and other third parties we or they use to support our or their business.
To protect your personal information, this website has security measures in place including firewalls and authenticated access to internal databases where needed.
Cookies are small text files placed on your computer’s hard drive by web page servers. When you visit the website, our server may create cookies, improving your use of the website and the display of certain pages. Data on the website usage we collect using cookies is not tied to your personal information and is used only in aggregate form.
Our website and other applications are not intended for children under 16 years of age. No one under age 16 may provide any information to or on our website or through our applications. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 16. If you are under 16, do not provide any information on the website or on or through any of its features on the website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, mailing address, email address, and phone number. If we learn we has collected or received personal information from a child under 16 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 16, please contact us at Webmaster.
Marketing Communications from Us
If you have agreed to receive marketing communications from us, we may send you marketing communications by email. When you sign up to receive communications from us, your submitted request provides us express consent to email you. You may opt out at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any marketing communications email you receive from us after you sign up or contacting us at Webmaster.
We use a third-party vendor to help us manage some of our email communications with you. While we do supply these vendors with email addresses of those we wish them to contact, your email address is never used for any purpose other than to communicate with you on our behalf. When you click on a link in an email, you may temporarily be redirected through one of the vendor's servers (although this process will be invisible to you) which will register that you've clicked on that link, and have visited our website. We never share any information, other than your email address, with our third-party email vendors, which may only share this information with its authorized subcontractors.
Terms and Conditions of Use
Please also visit our Terms and Conditions of Use section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website and other applications.