Information Collected and Stored Automatically
When you visit our web site to browse, read pages, submit forms or download information; we automatically collect and store the following information:
- The Internet domain and IP address from which you access our departmental portal;
- The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
- The date and time you access our site;
- The pages and files you access during your visit; and
- If you linked to the Department of Administration from another web site, the address of that web site.
- The Department of Administration uses this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors, and to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use.
Web Site Security
For web site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, the state network utilizes a system that employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. These attempts to cause damage or unauthorized access to confidential data could be subject to legal action in accordance with N.C.G.S. §§ 14-453 - 459.
Government records in North Carolina are generally public in nature. The public policy of the State of North Carolina as established by the General Assembly is to "provide that, as a general rule, the public would have liberal access to public records."
The North Carolina Public Records Law N.C.G.S. § 132 states that public records "shall mean all documents papers, letters, maps, books, photographs, films, sound recordings, magnetic or other tapes, electronic data-processing records, artifacts, or other documentary material, regardless of physical form or characteristics, made or received pursuant to law or ordinance in connection with the transaction of public business by any agency of North Carolina or its subdivisions." For information to be confidential, a specific provision must be made in the law.
If you e-mail us and include personal information, we may use that information in responding to your request. E-mail is not necessarily secure or confidential. Send only the information that is necessary for us to answer your question or process your request and do not include confidential information. The e-mail is subject to the North Carolina Public Records Law. N.C.G.S. § 132
Links to Other Sites
Our site provides links to other web sites. The privacy policies described here do NOT necessarily apply to any external sites. Read the privacy policies of other sites you visit.