Thank you for visiting the West Virginia State Auditor’s Office website. This site has been designed to make it easier and more efficient for West Virginia citizens and businesses to interact with West Virginia State Government. The West Virginia State Auditor’s Office is committed to preserving your privacy when you visit our Website. This privacy statement addresses the collection, security and disclosure of information that may be obtained through the West Virginia State Auditor’s Office website.
Collection of Information
If you visit a website maintained by the West Virginia State Auditor’s Office in order to read or download information, we may collect the following information:
- The name of your domain; for example, "companyname.com";
- The IP address of the client accessing the web site;
- The type of browser and operating system used to access our sites;
- The Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our sites, if applicable;
- The pages you visit within the West Virginia State Auditor’s website(s); and
- The links made to other websites through our sites.
This information is collected for purposes of determining what information is of most and least interest to all visitors and in improving content and performance of the site. This information is not collected for commercial marketing purposes.
The West Virginia State Auditor’s Office may collect personally identifiable information that you voluntarily provide while visiting a West Virginia State Auditor’s Office maintained website. Examples of personally identifiable information may include (but are not limited to):
- An e-mail address, if you are communicating with us through e-mail;
- Information you voluntarily submit to the West Virginia State Auditor’s Office for the purposes of completing or submitting an application or form online; and
- Other information volunteered, such as vendor profile/contact information, survey information or content of e-mail.
In general, please note the information collected, whether or not personally identifiable, is not limited to text characters and may include audio, video and other graphic formats you send us. Information is retained in accordance with existing laws, rules, regulations, and other policies.
As a general rule, the West Virginia State Auditor’s Office does not disclose any personally identifiable information collected online except where permission has been granted, or where the information is public information under the West Virginia Freedom of Information Act W.V.C.A. §§ 29B-1-1 et seq., or other applicable laws. Visitors should be aware that information collected by the West Virginia State Auditor’s Office on its websites may be subject to inspection, if such information is a public record or not otherwise protected from disclosure.
Trademarks, Service Marks, and Copyrights
All trademarks, service marks or copyrights appearing on this website and other linked websites are trademarks, service marks, or copyrights of their respective owners. Pursuant to 17 U.S.C. Sec. 512(c)(2), notice of claims of copyright infringement should be directed to the Webmaster at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information provided on websites maintained by the West Virginia State Auditor’s Office is intended to allow the public convenient access to public information. While all attempts are made to provide accurate, current and reliable information, we cannot guarantee that the information will be error-free. Therefore, the West Virginia State Auditor’s Office and respective employees, officers and agencies expressly deny any guarantee of the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published through our websites and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance upon the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information.
Any person who relies upon such information obtained from these websites, does so at his or her own risk. The contents of this website are published for information purposes only and subject to change without notice.