Benton-Franklin Health District (BFHD), as a government entity, conducts public business and its records related to the business of BFHD is generally available for public review. BFHD is committed, to the extent allowable by law, to protect and secure your personal information. This privacy commitment must be balanced with the rights of public access under Chapter 42.56 RCW (Washington Public Disclosure Act) and consistent with any other applicable federal, state, and local statute or regulation. 

Information Privacy

BFHD gathers personal information when it is relevant and necessary, fair and to the extent possible with the knowledge and consent of the individual, to accomplish BFHD business. BFHD only obtains this information through legal means. To view BFHD's Privacy Practices please see below:

Information specific to the Internet

BFHD may track information, such as user hits, visits and sessions; however this information cannot be linked to a specific person.

Cookies are another example of anonymous information that we may use. Cookies are small text files that are placed on a user's computer by a Web server. We occasionally use cookies to tailor information to the needs of a user's specific browser. Our Web server is not able to determine any data about you nor does it do anything with these cookies.

Personal information collected on certain BFHD webpages is data that you provide to us about yourself. Providing personal information to us on our website is purely voluntary. Should you choose not to provide personal information to BFHD on the website, you may provide this information to us in another way, such as visiting BFHD during normal business hours or, for some BFHD services, completing your business by mail or telephone.

BFHD's website has links to other websites, including other government agencies, nonprofit organizations and private businesses. When you link to one of these external websites, you are no longer on BFHD's website and this privacy notice no longer applies. Instead, you are subject to the privacy notice or other terms and conditions of that website.