HuntOhioFarms.com recognizes the importance of privacy to our website visitors. We collect personal information from our website visitors only when information is provided voluntarily.
What Information is Collected and How it is Used
Usage Statistics. In order to generate usage statistics to help us improve our website, we automatically collect information on every visit without identifying the visitor. The following information is compiled to produce web usage statistics and is destroyed after three months:
- the visitor's IP address,
- the date and time the visitor accesses our site and
- the Internet address of the site from which the visitor linked to our site.
Web Cookies. The use of web cookies is discouraged on our websites. Temporary cookies, however, may be used when necessary to complete a transaction. If a persistent web cookie is required, the web page discloses to visitors that a persistent cookie is being used. Information collected on our websites including information from persistent web cookies is generally subject to Ohio Public Records Law except as otherwise provided by Ohio or federal law.
Online Forms and E-mail. We only collect personal information when necessary to provide a service to the public or state agencies. Any personal information voluntarily provided by visitors, including personal information from online forms and e-mail, will be used for the purpose stated on the web page on which it was collected and may be shared with our staff and other state agencies to respond to or process the e-mail or online form. In addition, information may also be shared with our staff and other agencies as required by law or pursuant to agency authority. Information collected on our website and e-mail sent to us is generally subject to Ohio Public Records Law except as otherwise provided by Ohio or federal law.
Choices Available to Visitors Regarding Collection, Use and Distribution of Information
Visitors will only receive information from us in response to a request. There may be instances where we send ongoing updates or announcements to interested parties. In such cases, visitors will have the choice whether or not to receive these updates or announcements.
Security Measures to Protect Information Under Our Control
We take very seriously the integrity of the information and systems that we maintain. As such, we have instituted security measures for all information systems under our control so that information will not be lost, misused or altered.
For site security purposes and to ensure that our Internet services remain available to all users, we employ software programs to monitor traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or otherwise cause damage. In the event of authorized law enforcement investigations and pursuant to any required legal process, information from these sources may be used to help identify an individual.
Information presented on this site is considered public information and may be distributed or copied unless otherwise noted. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is required.
Photos may be reused provided that they are accurately reproduced and the source is credited. Reproduction is permitted provided that:
- physical copies are not sold and
- HuntOhioFarms.com is acknowledged as the source on all copies
Modifications are not permitted without the consent of HuntOhioFarms.com. No such reproduction shall suggest that the Ohio Department of Natural Resources assumes any responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of the reproduction; nor shall any such reproduction suggest that it was made with the endorsement of, or in affiliation with, HuntOhioFarms.com.
HuntOhioFarms.com provides this web site solely for informational purposes. This information is not intended and should not be construed as business, legal, or any other form of advice. The information is intended and believed to be accurate, but the Department does not guarantee its accuracy. The Department disclaims any warranties, either express or implied, and any liablilty for errors or omissions.
HuntOhioFarms.com may provide links to web pages which are not part of the HuntOhioFarms.com website. These sites are not under HuntOhioFarms.com control, and HuntOhioFarms.com is not responsible for the information or links you may find there.
HuntOhioFarms.com is providing these links only as a convenience. The presence of these links on any HuntOhioFarms.com website is not intended to imply a HuntOhioFarms.com endorsement of that site, but to provide a convenient link to relevant sites which are managed by other organizations, companies, or individuals.
The pages on this website have been created to be accessible to individuals with disabilities in accordance with provisions of Section 508 of the Workforce Investment Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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