Information that is collected
The following information may be collected:
Contact information (includes email address)
Demographic data such as postal code and program usage information
Information related to program user surveys and or purchases
What happens with the information that is gathered on the HCAD website
This information is required to understand your needs as a customer, and to improve customer service. Data/information is especially used for the following reasons:
- Internal data storage/record keeping.
- Information provided may be used to improve products and services.
- We may occasionally send promotional email about HCAD products using the email
you have provided. You may opt out of future correspondence through
contacting us through the website.
- You may also be contacted for product research purposes. You are in no way
obligated to participate in any such activities following from use of the website.
We are committed to a safe experience using the HCAD website. In order to preclude unauthorized use, access, or disclosure, we have appropriate physical, administrative, and electronic procedures to protect and secure your information online.
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Outbound links to external websites
Control over your personal information
We do not sell or otherwise make available your personal information to third parties. Exceptions would include giving us your permission to do so, or if we are required by law. You can request information pertaining to the details of information that we store about you under the Data Protection Act of 1998. A small fee for release will be required. If you believe that any information is incorrect, please contact us through the HCAD website.