Privacy Notice

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is dedicated to protecting your privacy online. The following policy statements outline how individual information will be handled by KDHE while using our services. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement and assembly) of all content on this site is the exclusive property of KDHE. This policy is subject to change; therefore, it is recommended that individuals refer back to this statement periodically.

Applicable Law

KDHE hereby certifies strict adherence to the Kansas Open Records Act (KSA 45-230). The laws of the state of Kansas will govern these disclaimers, terms and conditions, without presenting any conflicts of law. KDHE reserves the right to make changes to this site, the disclaimers, and the terms and conditions at any time.

User Privacy

KDHE does not collect extended cookies from its users or subscribers to our Web site. KDHE does however maintain session cookies that are processed during an individual interaction and are used to assist the user in certain applications that require information to be stored for later use, such as applications using the shopping cart metaphor. No user information is gathered through cookies except for that needed to run the specific application. A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent from an individual browser to a web server that can be stored on a computer's hard drive. These cookies can be used to store and track information about a guest to a Web site. However, it is not the policy of KDHE to collect cookies from any visitor to our Web site for the use of tracking information on any individual using the Web site.

The IP (Internet Protocol) numbers of computers used to visit this site are noted, as part of our statistical analysis on use of our Web site and how to better design services and facilitate access to them. No marketing databases are created nor is any commercial use made of any such data.

This site does not contact you without your explicit permission. This site does not share your personally identifiable information with third parties.

KDHE Disclaimer

This site is hosted by KDHE on behalf of the state of Kansas on an "as is" basis. KDHE makes no representations or warranties of any kind, or implied, to the operation of the site, the information, content, material or products provided.

KDHE will not be liable for any damages of any kind resulting from the use of this site, including but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental punitive and consequential damages.

KDHE makes no assurances of the accuracy or validity of information presented on linked Web sites that are outside of the KDHE domain.  Please contact the administrator of the linked site if you have questions or concerns about information presented on such sites.

Use of trade names and commercial sources is for identification only and does not imply endorsement by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment or the state of Kansas.