This website is produced by Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative. We have made every effort to offer the most current and accurate information; however, some content may not reflect current policy or practice, particularly past newsletters and news releases. Changes and updates are made regularly to this website and may be made at any time without notice. Polk-Burnett’s website, including its content and applications, is provided as is without warranty of any kind.
Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative makes no representations, warranties or commitments with regard to any data or information supplied through this or a linked site. Please understand that information supplied by third parties is independent of Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative, and therefore, we have no control over its content. Links to external websites are provided solely as a convenience to users, and do not necessarily or automatically constitute endorsement or approval of, or affiliation with, Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative. If you rely on any data or information, you do so at your own risk. Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative shall not be held liable to any party for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or other damages resulting from the use of this website or any linked website, even if you expressly advised us of the possibility of such damages.
Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative has a responsibility to help keep your personal information safe, secure and confidential.
1. We will only collect, store and use information for core business purposes.
2. We do not trade or sell personal information to third parties.
This privacy statement describes the fair information practices that govern the collection, maintenance, use and disclosure of personal information on Polk-Burnett’s website.
Like many websites, polkbunett.com automatically records basic, non-personal information about web visitors. This information consists of IP address, type of browser and operating system, date and time of access, pages visited and referring/exit pages. This information is typically used in aggregate form to help make the website more useful. We like to know which pages are popular and how visitors locate our site. Polk-Burnett may use identifying information in response to online surveys and live chats; however, we will not disclose or use information for any unrelated purpose, except where compelled by court order or similar legal process. Web logs may be used to identify visitors who seek to damage the website, use the site in unauthorized ways, interfere with operations or conduct illegal or dishonest activity. Information about users who try to engage in any unapproved activities may be shared with law enforcement agencies.
Email and Web Forms
If you use Polk-Burnett’s website to send an email or provide personal information in any other way, Polk-Burnett may collect and maintain the information you provide. Your information may be shared among the employees of Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative and others as necessary to respond to you. Routine email sent to us through this website or otherwise is not necessarily secure against interception. If your communication contains personal information that you consider sensitive, you should not use email.
Links to Other Sites
This website contains links to other sites, some of which are not owned or controlled by Polk-Burnett. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. This privacy statement applies only to Polk-Burnett’s website.
Security and Data Quality
Polk-Burnett maintains this website and its content with appropriate safeguards to protect against loss, misuse and similar events. We take prudent steps to ensure that the information we maintain about users is accurate. However, no computer system can ever be fully protected against every possible hazard. We provide reasonable and appropriate security to protect against foreseeable hazards.
Changes in this Privacy Statement
Polk-Burnett reserves the right to modify this privacy statement at any time.
Questions, Access and Disputes
If you have questions about this privacy statement, contact Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative, 800-421-0283.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA program Discrimination Complaint Form found online at https://www.ascr.usda.gov/ad-3027-usda-program-discrimination-complaint-form, or at any USDA office, or call 866-632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax 202-690-7442 or email at email@example.com.
Transparency in Coverage Rule
Transparency in Coverage Final Rules (“TiC Final Rules”) require, among other things, non-grandfathered group health plans and health insurance issuers offering health insurance in the individual and group markets to make available to the public (including stakeholders such as consumers, researchers, employers and third-party developers) three separate machine-readable files including detailed pricing information related to (1) negotiated rates for all covered items and services between the plan or issuer and in-network providers, (2) historical payments to, and billed charges from, OON providers (a minimum of 20 entries must be available to ensure privacy) and (3) the in-network negotiated rates and historical net prices for all covered prescription drugs by plan or issuer at the pharmacy location level.
This is the link to HealthPartners' Transparency webgage: https://www.healthpartners.com/hp/legal-notices/disclosures/transparency/index.html