Privacy Policy

Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment built the AR Environment app as a Free app. This SERVICE is provided by Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment at no cost and is intended for use as is.

This page is used to inform visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information if anyone decided to use our Service.

If you choose to use our Service, then you agree to the collection and use of information in relation to this policy. The Personal Information that we collect is used for providing and improving the Service. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

The terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, which are accessible at AR Environment unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy.

Information Collection and Use

For a better experience, while using our Service, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information. The information that we request will be retained by us and used as described in this privacy policy.

Simply stated, our policy is to collect no personal information about you when you use our app, unless you affirmatively choose to make such information available to us when submitting a complaint.

Access to and use of this app is provided subject to the following terms and conditions. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY AS USE OF THIS APP CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

  1. This app is provided as a public service by the Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment (ADEE). This privacy policy statement is a description of ADEE's current practices and shall not be construed as a contractual undertaking. ADEE reserves the right to amend its Privacy Policy and this statement at any time without notice. ADEE's privacy and public records obligations are governed solely by applicable Arkansas statutes, including, but not limited to, the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act (Ark Code Ann. § 25-19-101 et seq.) and any applicable United States federal laws.
  2. When you come to this app to browse, our Web server automatically recognizes only the Internet domain and IP address from which you accessed the app. This information does not result in the identification of your personal email address or other personal information. In addition, information is only gathered regarding the volume and timing of access to the app by collecting information on the date, time, and pages you visited while using the app. This government computer system uses industry-standard software to create summary statistics, which are used for such things as assessing what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas so that the content of and functionality of our app can be improved. We use the information we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our app and to help us make our pages more useful to visitors. This information is only used internally, does not contain personal identifiers, and will only be used for internal management purposes.
  3. Where identifying information is asked of you (to respond to an information request, etc.), that information is used only for responding to your comment or question. Any identifying information may become a public record subject to disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
  4. If you do provide personally identifying information in a complaint or other communication to us, it is subject to public disclosure pursuant to the Arkansas Freedom Of Information Act codified at Ark. Code Ann. § 25-19-101 et seq.
  5. For security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this government computer system employs industry-standard methods to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or otherwise cause damage.
  6. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986, or the Computer-Related Crimes provisions under Arkansas law, Ark. Code Ann. § 5-41-101 et seq.
  7. If you have any questions or comments about the information presented here, please forward them to the ADEE Legal Division.

Children’s Privacy

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children. We encourage all children to never submit any personally identifiable information through the Application and/or Services. We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children's Internet usage and to help enforce this Policy by instructing their children never to provide personally identifiable information through the Application and/or Services without their permission. If you have reason to believe that a child has provided personally identifiable information to us through the Application and/or Services, please contact us. You must also be at least 16 years of age to consent to the processing of your personally identifiable information in your country (in some countries we may allow your parent or guardian to do so on your behalf).

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, you are advised to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

This policy is effective as of 2022-05-26

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.