Thank you for visiting the Tennessee Valley Authority website and reviewing our privacy statement. TVA encourages children and their parents, teachers or other caregivers to spend time together online and participate in the activities on our site. The privacy of visitors to our site is important to us. We will collect no personal information about you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide that information to us.
Here is how we handle information about your visit to www.tvakids.com:
Information Collected and Stored Automatically
If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the website, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:
- The Internet domain (for example, xcompany.com if you use a private Internet access account, or yourschool.edu if you connect from a universitys domain) and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access our website;
- The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
- The date and time you access our site;
- The pages you visit; and
- If you linked to the tvakids.com from another website, the address of that website.
We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitorsto learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors are using. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits.
If You Send Us Personal Information
If you choose to provide us with personal information by sending an email to someone at TVA we use that information to respond to your message and to help us locate for you the information you have requested. We treat e-mails the same way that we regard letters sent to TVA.
We are required to maintain many documents under the Presidential Records Act for historical purposes, but we do not collect personal information for any purpose other than to respond to you. We only share the information you give us with another government agency if your inquiry relates to that agency, or as otherwise required by law. Moreover, we do not create individual profiles with the information you provide or give it to any private organizations. TVA does not collect information for commercial marketing.
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