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This notice describes Central Arkansas Planning and Development District's Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their “Personally Identifiable Information” (PII) is being used online. Please read our Privacy Policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.


By visiting you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our website?
We receive and store any information you enter on our website. In addition, when registering on our website, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number or other details to help you with your experience.


If you choose to participate in an activity, as described above, that offers the opportunity to communicate with us by Email, we will collect the following information:


  • The Email address you use in sending us the Email

  • The contents of your Email message


We use this information to respond to you, to address the issues you identify, or to forward your message to another agency for appropriate response.   Your Email address and the contents of your Email message are not collected for commercial marketing purposes.  If your Email address and the contents of your Email message are not protected by state or federal law, the information is releasable as public record.


When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to a newsletter, fill out a form or enter information on our site. We also gather information whenever you interact with us through the utilization of tracking tools such as browser cookies or web beacons.


How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.

  • To improve our website in order to better serve you.

  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our website when you choose to do so

  • To provide customer care and support

  • To allow us to better service you in responding to your requests.

  • To follow up with them after correspondence (live chat, email or phone inquiries).

Visitors to the Central Arkansas Planning and Development District's website may not opt out from the collection of statistical data, as defined above.  Additionally, the collection and sharing of personal information, as defined above, is governed by law or regulation and visitors participating in Central Arkansas Planning and Development District's web site activities requiring the voluntary provision of personal information may not opt out.

How do we protect your information?
We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards. We only provide articles and information. Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems and are required to keep the information confidential. We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information


Do we use ‘cookies’?
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. Cookies are used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

If you turn cookies off, some of the features that make your site experience more efficient may not function properly. It won’t affect the user’s experience that make your site experience more efficient and may not function properly.

Share User Data:

This data will be used for completion and support of the current activity, website and system administration, and research and development.

Third-party Links:
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.


Visitors to external websites are advised to check the privacy statements of those sites and be cautious about providing personally identifiable information without a clear understanding of how the information will be used.


The Central Arkansas Planning and Development District is not responsible for the content of those websites. Links to non-governmental sites are provided as informational resources only. A link from does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of any specific commercial product, viewpoint, or service referenced on those external websites.

The Central Arkansas Planning and Development District's makes every effort to ensure that published information is accurate and current. The Central Arkansas Planning and Development District's does not warrant the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published on the website, nor endorses any products or services linked from this system, and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information.


Portions of the information may be incorrect or not current. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from this system does so at their own risk.

Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?
It’s also important to note that we allow third-party behavioral tracking.


COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act):
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online. We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.


We collect your email address in order to:

  • Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions

  • Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can opt-out of the email database via our website or a link in the footer of our emails and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.

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