It is Columbia Power and Water Systems' policy to protect the confidentiality of your information. We do NOT rent or sell your information for any purpose for any service we provide.
Columbia Power and Water Systems offers many products and services. This Privacy Statement applies only to electronic payment, and other services offered through www.cpws.com. Columbia Power and Water Systems services offered through other organizations comply with the Privacy Policies of those organizations.
What Types of Information We Collect
The Personal Information that Columbia Power and Water Systems collects from or about you may include:
How We Collect Your Information
Columbia Power and Water Systems may collect personal information about you from any of the following sources:
What Information We May Disclose and to Whom
There are some third parties to whom we disclose Personal Information to ensure the accurate operation, protection, security and maintenance of the services we provide to you, as outlined below:
How We Keep Your Information Secure
To ensure that your Personal Information remains confidential, Columbia Power and Water Systems uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to transmit and receive your Personal Information. This technology encrypts or scrambles your Personal Information so it is virtually impossible for anyone other than Columbia Power and Water Systems to read it.
Additionally, we maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to help prevent unauthorized access to your Personal Information. We update and test our technology to improve these protections and to ensure the integrity of your Personal Information.
Columbia Power and Water Systems has procedures that limit employee access to your Personal Information to those with a business reason to have such information. We educate our employees about the importance of confidentiality and customer privacy, and we take appropriate disciplinary measures to enforce our privacy practices.
Protection for Former Customers
We treat the Personal Information of our former customers with the same care and respect as that of our current customers.