Privacy Policy


Privacy Practices at Washington Gas

At Washington Gas we respect your concerns about privacy. This document sets forth our Privacy Policy (“Policy”) regarding information received from you and about you during your visits to our washingtonareafuelfund.org Web site. The Policy is intended to protect your privacy and to ensure that your personal information is handled in a safe and responsible manner. The amount and type of information we request and how it is used will depend upon how you use this Web site.

Normal Web Site Usage

You can visit the washingtonareafuelfund.org Web site to read information without identifying yourself and without revealing any personal information. The only information we collect and store during this type of Web site usage is the name of your Internet provider, the Web site that referred you to us, the pages you requested and the date and time of the request. We use this information to generate statistics and measure site activity to make the site more useful to the individuals that visit. We do not collect or store personally identifiable information such as name, mailing address, e-mail address, phone number or social security number.

Cookies and Monitoring of Web Traffic

Cookies are bits of electronic information a Web site can transfer to your computer’s hard drive. Cookies allow a web site to recognize a visitor as a repeat visitor and to retrieve information the visitor previously submitted so it does not have to be resubmitted. Washington Gas does use cookies. The cookies used do not collect personal information; rather the cookies generate a random number and place it on your machine. The next time you visit the washingtonareafuelfund.org Web site, you will be recognized through this number, but no other information will be collected.

If you would like, you can disable your cookies on your Internet browser and continue to use the washingtonareafuelfund.org Web site. Disabling cookies will not hinder the use of our Web site.

Changes to the Policy

We reserve the right to update or revise this Policy at our discretion. Please check the Policy periodically for changes. Your continued use of this Web site following the posting of any changes to the Policy constitutes your acceptance of these changes.

Third Party Sites

Please be aware that you may link to other Web sites through the washingtonareafuelfund.org Web site, and these Web sites may collect information about you. The information practices of those third party sites are not covered by this Policy.

Your Responsibility

You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords or any account information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you are online. Do not share your passwords or account information with others.

Types of Information We Request

Although we do not collect personal information through the use of cookies, we may request personal information in areas of the Web site to allow us to better serve you.

Your Personal Information

We do not share personal information provided to us through our Web site (name, address, phone, etc.) with other parties. We only use such information to deliver services, to provide important information to you about the service and/or to bill you for services.