Privacy Policy Information
Thank you for visiting the Colorado State Land Board’s website and for reviewing our Privacy Policy. This policy addresses the Colorado State Land Board's standardized process for access to and for the collection, storage, use, transfer, and security of personally identifiable information that may be obtained through use of the Colorado State Land Board’s website. Personally identifiable information is information about an individual that could reasonably be used to identify that individual. Examples of personal information include an individual's first and last name, residential address, telephone number, and email address. The Colorado State Land Board fully supports the protection of individual privacy and minimizes the collection of personally identifiable information to the least amount of information required to complete a particular transaction. This policy extends to the collection of all personally identifiable information, regardless of the source or the medium. This Privacy Policy covers the following topics:

  • Collection and use of personally identifiable information
  • Public records
  • Cookies
  • Security
  • Disclaimer
  • Contact information

Collection and Use of Personally Identifiable Information
The Colorado State Land Board may collect some personally identifiable information about your visit to our website. This information may include:

  • Internet Protocol (IP) address and domain name used (an IP address is a numerical identifier assigned to your Internet Service Provider or directly to your computer)
  • Type of browser used
  • Date and time that you visited this site
  • Web pages or services that you accessed at this site

The information we collect or store is used to improve the content of our web services and to help us understand how the public is using these services. In addition, we use your IP address to direct Internet traffic to you. If you send an email message to us during your visit to our site, the following information will be collected:

  • Email address used to send the email message
  • Contents of the email

Public Records
The State Open Records Act is applicable to this Privacy Policy pursuant to the Colorado Revised Statutes, Title 24, Article 72, Part 2, which states the following: "It is declared to be the public policy of this state that all public records shall be open for inspection by any person at reasonable times, except as provided in this part 2 or as otherwise specifically provided by law." If personal information is requested on the website or is volunteered by the user, state and federal law may protect that information. However, all information becomes a public record once it is provided and may be subject to public inspection and copying if not protected by federal or state law. Furthermore, the information contained in many kinds of documents filed with the Colorado State Land Board is electronically stored and may be made accessible to the public through the Colorado State Land Board's website. Such documents include but are not limited to the following: Lease Documents, Right of Way Documents as well as individual and business entity filings with the Colorado State Land Board. Except where disclosure is protected by law, the information that is electronically stored may be purchased by private individuals and entities. Users are cautioned that the collection of personal information requested from or volunteered by children online or by email will be treated the same as information provided by an adult and may be subject to public access.

Cookies

To better serve our users, we may use "cookies" to customize your browsing experience with us. Cookies are simple text files stored on your computer by your web browser. Cookies provide a method of distinguishing among visitors to our website. Cookies created on your computer by using this website do not contain personally identifying information and do not compromise your privacy or security. We use the cookie feature only to store a randomly-generated identifying tag on your computer. You can refuse a cookie or delete a cookie file from your computer by using any of the widely-available methods. Our services are provided in such a way that the use of cookies is not mandatory.

Security

The Governor's Office of Information Technology, as manager of the Colorado State Land Board’s website, has taken several steps to safeguard the integrity of its telecommunications and computing infrastructure, including but not limited to authentication, monitoring, and auditing. Security measures have been integrated into the design, implementation, and day-to-day practices of the entire operating environment as part of a continuing commitment to risk management.

Disclaimer

The Colorado State Land Board’s website contains links to other websites, including websites operated by other government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and private businesses. When you link to another website, you leave our site, which means that this Privacy Policy will no longer apply. When you link to another website, you are subject to the privacy policy of that website. Neither the Colorado State Land Board nor any employee of the State of Colorado (1) warrants the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of any information published by this system or (2) endorses any content, viewpoints, products, or services linked from this system. Neither the Colorado State Land Board nor any employee of the State of Colorado shall be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of such information.

Portions of such information may be incorrect or obsolete. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from this system does so at his or her own risk.

Contact Information

To offer feedback about this website or about this Privacy Policy, you can contact our office:

Colorado State Land Board
1127 Sherman Street, Suite 300
Denver, CO 80203-2206
phone: 303-866-3454
fax: 303-866-3152