Thank you for visiting Washington Electric Cooperative’s website. We remind you that if you click a link to a site outside of Washington Electric Cooperative, you are subject to the policies of the new site.
The following information demonstrates how we handle information about your visit to our website.
Information Collected and Stored Automatically
If you visit our site to read or download information, we collect and store the following information about your visit:
- The name of the internet domain from which you access our site
- The internet address from which you access our site (this is usually a number that is automatically assigned to your computer by your internet service provider
- The type of browser and operating system used to access our site
- The date and time you access our site
- The internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site, if any
- The pages you visit and the information you request
This information is primarily collected for statistical analysis and technical improvements to the site. We use software programs to create summary statistics, which maybe used for such purposes as assessing what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.
If You Send Us Personal Information
If you choose to provide us with personal information, such as by sending an e-mail or by filling out a form and submitting it through our website, we will use that information to respond to your message or to fulfill the stated purpose of the communication.
Remember that e-mail is not necessarily secure against interception. If your communication is sensitive or includes personal information you may prefer to send it to us by postal mail or drop it off in person.
All other personal information that is not collected through this website and which we may have on file for the purpose of servicing your account is stored on secure servers not accessible via the internet.
Cookies are small bits of text that are either used for the duration of a session, or saved on a user’s hard drive in order to identify that user, or information about that user, the next time that user logs on to a website. We store cookies on your computer hard drive if you fill out and submit one of the online forms on our website. This information is only used to repopulate the data fields that are on these online forms any time you return to them.