Information which can be identified or associated with a particular
person or persons that is available from government
web sites through the Information Network of Arkansas
is subject to these principles and policies:
The Arkansas government has information about individuals,
or which can be identified or associated with a particular
individual, and this information is contained in the public
records of the Arkansas state and local government. The
Arkansas Freedom of Information Act addresses the type
of government information which is available to the public.
See Ark. Code Ann. § 25-19-105. Information generally
available under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act
and not made confidential elsewhere in the Arkansas Code
or by federal law may be posted for electronic access
through the Information Network of Arkansas.
Arkansas Freedom of Information Act recognizes many concerns
people have with regard to public records that include
information about them, including the right to correct
inaccurate information. Consequently, persons concerned
with regard to information about them should contact the
custodian of the record, which typically is the state
agency or other governmental entity that collects and
maintains the information.
which can be identified or associated with a particular
person or persons that is collected by government web
sites through the Information Network of Arkansas is subject
to these principles and policies:
The information collected should only be that necessary to
provide the information or services sought by the requester,
just as a person might provide such information when visiting
a governmental office in person. The information collected
is subject to the same controls and uses as that collected
by governmental offices visited in person, again subject
to the access and confidentiality provisions of the Arkansas
Freedom of Information Act, Ark Code Ann., §§ 25-19-101
through 25-19-107, or to other applicable sections of
the Arkansas Code. You do not have to provide personal
information to visit the network's Web sites or download
IP (Internet Protocol) numbers of computers used to visit
[network] sites are noted as part of our statistical analysis
on use of our web sites and how to better design services
and facilitate access to them. No marketing databases
are created nor is any commercial use made of any such
data. Government agencies may request personally identifiable
information from you in order to provide requested services,
but such information is handled as it would be on an in-person
visit to a government office.
Various commercial Web sites may be linked through the network.
These private sector sites are not subject to the Arkansas
Freedom of Information Act. Visitors to those sites may
wish to check their privacy statements and be cautious
about providing personally identifiable information.
is the most important portion of customer service for
any business or government entity conducting commerce
on the Internet today. We take this issue very seriously.
The Information Network of Arkansas (INA) utilizes Secured
Socket Layer (SSL) protocol for Internet transaction security.
This SSL protocol allows INA to deliver server authentication,
data encryption and message integrity. Every step of the
process, from the initial submission of data to the final
settlement through the use of credit cards, has been built
with the most advanced yet user-friendly security features
- Any additional questions, concerns or statements regarding
confidentiality and data usage may be directed to the
Information Network of Arkansas at Info@ark.org.