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Privacy and Security Policy

Thank you for visiting the site of the SWCB on the World Wide Web! (SWCB). Soil and Water Conservation Bureau (SWCB), (hereinafter SWCB) respects and protects the security and privacy when you facilitating the internet. In order to help you understand how the SWCB information network works on the issue, ie., securing your safety of using our website, and collecting, referencing and protecting your personal information, we urge you to read through carefully our [Privacy and Security Policy]. Any comments or opinions, please write to the SWCB by email.

Network safety and protection measures

Unauthorized uploading or altering the services and information provided by SWCB are prohibited and against the law.
For the safety of our website and to make sure that this service is available for all network users, SWCB website has adopted the following safety measures:

1. Using a detecting system for any network invasion, monitoring and controlling the flow so as to block the malicious behaviors of un-authorized uploads, alteration, or hackers.

2. Installing a firewall to prevent illegal invasion, alteration, or stealing of information. We also protect our website from being illegally used to guarantee users' rights.

3. Installing virus scan software to scan virus regularly so as to offer our users a safer environment for browsing.

4. Periodically conducting virtual hacker simulation to train our reactions and reporting procedures when security is breached, calling for proper defense action.

5. Making back-up files on a daily basis to save all information in the server.

6. Automatically receiving the email messages from work station suppliers or application suppliers, and following the suggestions of the email messages to install proper PATCH.

Privacy Policy

Definition of announcement of privacy protection

The following privacy protection announcement refers only to the personal information collection, referencing and protection when you use the services of SWCB global information network, but not applies to other governmental websites linked to SWCB website. All websites link to SWCB global information network maintain their own privacy policies that are not the responsibility of SWCB global information network. When you connect to those websites, you should check the privacy policy of each particular website for your personal information protection.

Personal information requirements and use

1. SWCB website doesn't require any personal ID information submission for only browsing and download files on the SWCB website.

2. To apply for on-line services offered by SWCB website, it may require your personal information. The office in charge will ask you to provide the most up-to-date and true information of your name, ID, contact phone number, email, inhabitant address and registered address.

3. Our website records user IP, browsing time, pages, and content. The information gives our website data for analyzing the flow and network behavior, which facilitates and improves our service quality. It provides the data of the overall user behavior analysis, and will not analyze behavior of any individual user.

4. SWCB global information network is obliged to protect your privacy and will not change or delete any personal information and files without your approval. SWCB website won't do it unless it is agreed by you or the following conditions:
(1) Violations of the regulations of this website, ie., traducing, or statements that involves personal attack.
(2) To Protect or defend relevant personal privileges or ownership.
(3) To protect the rights and benefits of related units/offices on SWCB website.

5. The SWCB global information network will not sell, trade nor lend any of your personal information to any organization, individual, or enterprise, unless faced with the following conditions:
(1) Required by legal investigation procedures.
(2) Requied by law for the purpose purpose of maintaining and elevating our services.

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