The information is not limited to text characters and may
include audio, video, and graphic information formats you
send us. The
retained information will become public record and will be
maintained in accordance
with the "Mississippi Public Records Act of 1983."
We use your email to respond appropriately. This may be to
respond to you, to address issues you have identified, to
our web site, or to forward the email to another agency for
appropriate action. Form information is used for the purpose
Personal Information and Choice
"Personal Information" is information about a natural person
that is readily identifiable to that specific individual.
Personal information includes such things as an individual's
and phone number. A domain name or Internet Protocol address
is not considered personal information.
We collect no personal
information about you unless you voluntarily participate
in an activity that asks for information
sending an email, participating in a form, or filing
a complaint). If you choose not to participate
in these activities, your
choice will in no way effect your ability to use
any other feature of our site.
If personal information is requested on the web site or
volunteered by the user, state law and the federal Privacy
Act of 1974
may protect it. However, this information is public information
it, and may be subject to public inspection and copying
if not protected by federal or state law.
Users are cautioned that the collection of personal information
requested from or volunteered by children on-line or by
email will be treated
the same as information given by an adult, and may be subject
to public access.
In the State of Mississippi, laws exist to ensure that
government is open and the public has a right to access
records and information possessed by state government.
At the same time,
there are exceptions to the public's right to access
public records that serve various needs including the privacy
Exceptions are provided by both state and federal laws.
All information collected at this site becomes public
records that may be subject to inspection and copying
by the public,
an exemption in law exists.
In the event of a conflict between this Privacy Notice
and the Public Records Act or other law governing the
disclosure of records,
Public Records Act or other applicable law will control.
The Mississippi Department of Banking and Consumer Finance
serves as developer and manager of this web
site. We taken several steps to safeguard the integrity
of its telecommunications and computing infrastructure,
including but not limited to authentication,
monitoring, auditing, and encryption. Security
been integrated into the design, implementation
of the entire operating environment as part of
its continuing commitment to risk management.
Our web site has links to other sites. These links
include web sites operated by other government agencies,
private businesses. When you link to another site,
you are no longer on our site and this Privacy Notice
When you link
to another web site, you are subject to the privacy
policy of the new site.