The link for locating this website’s policy reference file is Link.
This web site is hosted by the State of Montana.
This policy was created to meet the requirement of Arkansas Act 1713 of 2003.
If you have any questions about this policy, you may contact DWS via any of the following methods:
Department of Workforce Services
P.O. Box 2981
Little Rock, AR 72203-2981
Information Collected and How it is Used:
Statistics are kept on any use of our web site for the purpose of determining the value our site provides to its customers.
If you do nothing during your visit to our web site but browse or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store the following information about your visit:
The Internet Protocol Address and domain name used. The Internet Protocol address is a numerical identifier assigned either to your Internet service provider or directly to your computer. We use the Internet Protocol Address to direct Internet traffic to you. This address can be translated to determine the domain name of your service provider (e.g. xcompany.com or yourschool.edu).
The type of browser and operating system you used
The date and time you visited this site.
The web pages or services you accessed at this site.
The web site you visited prior to coming to this web site.
The information we automatically collect or store is logged and used by the Department of Workforce Services only to improve the content of our web services and to help us understand how people are using our services. Our web site analyzes this information to determine how our web site is being used, so that we may continually improve the site’s usefulness to the public.
Personal information collected for the “Discover Arkansas” is kept confidential and is not accessible except by the “Discover Arkansas” staff for purposes of improving the site. Content saved by a user may be used to analyze site usage and improve the site, but is not disclosed. Some information, such as skills inventory may be used by the application to improve services provided by the website.
Personal Information and Choice
Providing limited personal information (first and last name) is required only when setting up your optional personal web page. You may choose whether to provide personal information on-line, the choice is up to you. “Personal information” is information about a natural person that is readily identifiable to that specific individual. Personal information includes such things as an individual’s name, address, and phone number. A domain name or Internet Protocol address is not considered personal information.
We collect no personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us by sending us email, setting up a personal home page through the “Discover Arkansas” My Page, participating in a survey, or completing an on-line form. You may choose not to contact us by e-mail, set up a personal home page, participate in a survey, or to provide any personal information using an online form. Your choice to not participate in these activities will not impair your ability to browse our web site, or read or download any information provided on the site.
Public Access to Information
Information which can be identified or associated with a particular person or persons that is available from government web sites is subject to the following 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 of 1967 addresses the type of government information that is available to the public. See Ark. Code Ann.,§25-19-101 through 25-19-107. Information collected on this web site is subject to the access and confidentiality provisions of the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
- The 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.
Cookies and Applets
Some of our program’s web pages utilize cookies and applets with the intent of enhancing your experience using our web site. A cookie stores information on the computer you are using to save time when you return or navigate to different parts of our site. Cookies are simple text files stored on your computer by your web browser. Cookies created on your computer by using this web site do not contain personally identifying information and do not compromise your privacy or security.
Applets are codes run on your computer to enhance presentation and reduce the number of times you have to exchange information across the web. You are not required to use applets to browse this site. Choosing not to accept applets will not affect your general ability to browse this web site and download information, but may adversely affect how information appears on your computer or your ability to view the information that the applet is intended to support.
- SessionID – a randomly generated number which identifies the browser session to the web server. This ID is used to manage memory resources, and is not necessary for the site to function. You can disable cookies and the “Discover Arkansas” web site will still function without the benefit of a Session ID. You will notice a slight decrease in performance.
- Prospects Folder and Candidates Folder – saved job search and resume search results are stored in these virtual folders using cookies. If cookies are disabled, employers will not be able to save resumes, and job seekers will not be able to save jobs or apply for jobs online.
There have been steps taken to safeguard the integrity of the “Discover Arkansas” website data and prevent unauthorized access to information maintained by the “Discover Arkansas” website. These measures are designed and intended to prevent corruption of data, block unknown or unauthorized access to our systems and information, and to provide reasonable protection of private information in our possession. This information should not be construed in any way as giving business, legal, or other advice, or warranting as fail proof, the security of information provided via the “Discover Arkansas” web site.
While all attempts are made to provide accurate, current and reliable information, we recognize the possibility of human and/or mechanical error. Neither the State of Arkansas, nor any agency, officer, or employee of the State of Arkansas, warrants the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published by this system, nor endorses any content, viewpoints, products, or services linked from this system, and shall not 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 not current. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from the “Discover Arkansas” web site does so at his or her own risk.