Privacy Statement

When you log on to, we may send one or more cookies – a small file containing a small amount of data – to your computer or other device that uniquely identifies your browser. We may use cookies to improve the quality of our services, including: improving search results or tracking user trends, such as how people search. You can delete (or empty) your browser cache any time you wish to remove cookies from your computer. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, but you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent.

When you access our site, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.

The IEPA only shares personal information with other companies or individuals outside of the IEPA in the following limited circumstances:

  • In the case of legal requests

    We may be legally required, if requested, to share information if we have a good faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request (b) enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations thereof (c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, or (d) protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of, its users or the public as required or permitted by law.

We do not have control over the sites displayed as links from within our services, for example an external site listed as a member company. These other sites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personal information from you.

We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. These include internal reviews of our data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures. We restrict access to personal information to IEPA employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our services. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination of their employment and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations.