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Privacy Statement


Thank you for reviewing the Privacy Policy for Chugach Heritage Foundation (“CHF”) is sensitive to the issue of confidentiality in online dealings and is committed to protecting individual privacy. This Privacy Policy is intended to inform users about the general approach CHF uses in collecting, using and disseminating user information via

What data do we collect automatically and why? When you visit and you have not otherwise identified yourself (e.g., via registration with a CHF Site), our web server automatically recognizes your domain name, but not your e-mail address. We collect the domain name and monitor general site use and traffic patterns to improve our web site and the products and services we offer. CHFuses web server logs to collect data for metric purposes. Examples of the types of data collected on the logs are IP addresses, referral pages, date and time of Site access, and Site visited. We may use collected data to customize the content and/or layout of our pages for each individual visitor.

Do we use Cookies? Cookies are small data files placed on your hard drive by a website server when you visit. may use cookies for tracking purposes or to make the Site easier to use. Cookies are currently the only way to effectively identify a unique anonymous visitor and understand how they navigate our web site. An anonymous visitor to our site remains anonymous in all cases. We do not attempt to identify visitors if they do not voluntarily submit personal information to us. With most internet browsers, you can erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. Cookies offer enhanced functionality to the user, but whether you allow a cookie to be placed on your computer is up to you!

Do we collect personal information? In some cases, CHF requests personally identifiable information from you in order to satisfy the underlying transaction or purpose of your accessing the Site. Examples of personally identifiable information include names, e-mail addresses, mailing addresses, and the like. Please note that we do not consider aggregated information, from which personally identifiable information has been removed, to be private.

What security is provided? We do not treat your general interaction with (e.g., submission of suggestions) as confidential. Note that most internet browsers also offer security alerts that permit you to determine whether your transmissions are protected. Please refer to the agreements and policies applicable to the CHF Site for which you provide personal information in order to assure that you understand applicable security practices.

When would we disclose your information? We do not rent, sell, or trade any personally identifiable information about you (e.g., e-mail addresses) to third parties. In order to cooperate with legitimate governmental requests, subpoenas, or court orders, to protect CHF and/or CHF systems and customers, or to ensure the integrity and operation of CHF and/or CHF's business and systems, CHF and/or Chugach may access and disclose any information it considers necessary or appropriate under the circumstances.

What about children's privacy? CHF asks children under 13 not to transmit any information to the Site. CHFwelcomes the parent or guardian of a child under the age of 13 to use the Site and provide any information, service, or product gained from the Site to their child.

What if data is transmitted internationally? If you are one of our international guests, we realize that you may want to know whether your personal information will be transferred out of your country of origin. Please be aware that when you register or request a transaction on a CHFSite, your personal data may be transferred to computers in the United States in order to process your request.

Does this apply to all of the Chugach Sites? Through, you may link to many networked web pages and websites operated by Chugach, CHF and its subsidiaries and affiliates (together, the "Chugach Sites"). Not all of them have adopted this policy. Individual Chugach Sites may adopt different privacy policies that fit transactions taking place on that Chugach Site. If a Chugach Site has its own privacy policy, the provisions of that policy will control if it conflicts with this general policy. Also, some Chugach Sites are intended to facilitate interaction with other businesses, and may not adopt a privacy policy for individuals. Users of those Sites should check with their employer regarding the employer's arrangements with Chugach and applicable privacy practices.

What about external links? For the convenience of our Site visitors, CHF may provide links to third party web sites that are external to CHF. These web sites are not operated or controlled by CHF, and CHFis not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such external web sites.

How do we keep current? From time to time, CHFmay revise this Privacy Policy at its discretion. We note the date of the policy below, so you know when it was last updated. CHF advises you to check back periodically to review the Privacy Policy because users of the Site will be prospectively bound by the then-current version of this Privacy Policy.

Privacy Statement Date: 7/1/11

 Legal Contacts:

If you have any questions concerning the Terms and Conditions here, please contact the Chugach Alaska Corporation Legal Department at:

Chugach Alaska Corporation
ATTN: Legal Department
3800 Centerpoint Drive, Suite 601
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Ph. (907) 563-8866


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