Privacy Policy

Waste Commission of Scott County (Commission) is committed to protecting your privacy. This Statement of Privacy (“Statement”) applies to the Commission Website and governs data collection and usage. This Statement serves as notice to those visiting the Website of how the Commission collects and uses information from its visitors. By submitting personally identifiable information to the Commission and/or by using its Website, you give your consent that all personally identifiable information that you submit and the non-personal data collected may be processed and used by the Commission in the manner and for the purposes described in the following Statement of Privacy.

By using the Commission’s Website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection and Use of Your Personally Identifiable Information

The Commission collects personally identifiable information, such as your name, e-mail address, address, and/or telephone number. This information is collected when you choose to submit such information for e-mail, comments, sign-ups, or requests. If you do not supply the required information on any particular form, the page may not work properly and you may have to contact the Commission by telephone at (563) 381-1300.

The Commission does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Personally identifiable information will be used to help the Commission provide better customer service; this includes keeping the information for its customer database and using the information for the Commission’s marketing purposes. The Commission only will contact the customer if necessary. Customers may opt-in to receive news and updates from the Commission, and may opt out at any time.

The Commission will keep the personally identifiable information confidential and only disclose such information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on the Commission or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of the Commission; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Commission or the public.

Collection and Use of Your Non-Personal Data

The Commission also collects non-personal data through your computer’s hardware and software by use of Website cookies. These cookies do not harm or install anything on your computer. The information collected by the cookies includes your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Website addresses.

This information is used by the Commission to provide general statistics regarding use of its Website. The Commission keeps track of the Websites, and pages that users visit within it, in order to determine what services and information are the most useful to customers. The Commission also uses this information, along with its third party marketer, to improve Website functionality and traffic. The information released to the third party marketer does not contain any personally identifiable information.

You may prevent the Website from collecting this information by disabling the browser’s cookies. However, doing so may limit the functionality and use of the Website for you.

Third Party Websites

The Commission is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Websites outside of its Website. Anyone who visits a third party Website through this Website should read the Privacy Policy available on that third party’s Website. The Commission makes no warranties or representations, either express or implied, about such third party Websites. Any such sites are owned and operated by the third party, and the information contained on them, including the suitability or quality of any of their products or services, are that of the third party.

Security of your Personally Identifiable Information and Non-Personal Data

The Commission secures your personally identifiable information and the non-personal data from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. The Commission secures the personally identifiable information you provide and the non-personal data it collects on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.

Changes to this Statement

The Commission reserves the right to change this Statement at any time in order to comply with the law and any organizational and customer feedback. You should read this Statement each time you use this Website to check if any changes have been made. The date that this Statement was most recently updated is located at the bottom of the statement.

Contact Information

The Commission welcomes your comments regarding this Statement. If you believe that Waste Commission of Scott County has not adhered to this Statement, please contact the Commission at The Commission will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.