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Privacy Policy

The following policies apply to all registered websites listed in or at, other than independent agencies or entities.

Thank you for visiting the Middlesex County Utilities Authority's website and reviewing our Privacy Policy. This statement addresses collection, use, and security of and access to information that may be obtained through the use of the Middlesex County Utilities Authority website. This notice covers the following topics:

  • Information Collected and How it is Used
  • Personal Information and Choice
  • Public Access to Information
  • Cookies
  • Security
  • Disclaimer

Section A. Information Collected and How It Is Used

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the website, read pages or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:

  1. The Internet domain (for example, "" if you use a private Internet access account, or "" if you connect from a university's domain) and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access our website;
  2. The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
  3. The date and time you access our site;
  4. The pages you visit, and
  5. If you linked to the Middlesex County Utilities Authority website from another website, the address of that website.

We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors; to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits.

If You Send Us Personal Information

If you choose to provide us with personal information; as in an e-mail to an  Authority Commissioner, Officer, employee or someone else, or by filling out a form with your personal information and submitting it to us through our website; we use that information to respond to your message and to help us get you the information you have requested. We may share the information you give us with another government agency, department, office or entity, whether affiliated or not. We do not create individual profiles with the information you provide or give it to any private organizations. The Middlesex County Utilities Authority does not collect information for commercial marketing.

Section B. Personal Information and Choice

You may choose whether to provide personal information online.

"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 telephone 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 e-mail, participating in a survey or completing an online form. You may choose not to contact us by e-mail, participate in a survey, or provide any personal information using an online form. Your choice to not participate in these activities will not impair your ability to browse the Middlesex County Utilities Authority website and read or download any information provided on the site.

Privacy Warning

E-mail is not a secure medium. Personal information sent via the Internet can be intercepted. You may, therefore, wish to reconsider the advisability of sending messages that contain sensitive, personal information to this Internet address.

The Middlesex County Utilities Authority does not plan on divulging information collected or information disclosed voluntarily, but may be required to do so pursuant to a request under the State's right-to-know laws such as the New Jersey Open Public Records Act, any common law right-to-know laws or requirements, other State or Federal laws, or pursuant to court order, subpoena or other legal process.

If you believe your personal information is being used for a purpose other than what was intended when submitted, you may contact the Web contact as shown in the Contact Information Section of this statement, or otherwise contact the Authority to so advise.

Section C. Public Access to Information

Certain applicable laws exist to ensure that government is open and transparent, and that the public has a right to access appropriate records and information possessed by local government, including the Authority. At the same time, there are exceptions to the public's right to access public records that serve various needs, including the privacy of individuals. Exceptions are provided by both state and federal laws.

All the information collected at this site becomes public record that may be subject to inspection and copying by members of the public, unless an exemption in applicable law exists to such disclosure.

Section D. Cookies

The Middlesex County Utilities Authority uses cookies to customize and enhance your browsing experience. Cookies are simple text files stored on you computer by Internet websites, to help identify users and enhance customer service. Cookies created by using the Middlesex County Utilities Authority website may contain personally identifying information such as user contact information consisting of name, address, telephone number or e-mail address. The cookies feature is used only to store a randomly generated identifying tag on your computer and does not compromise your privacy or security.

Section E. Security

The Middlesex County Utilities Authority, as developer and manager of this website, has taken several steps to safeguard the integrity of its data and prevent unauthorized access to information maintained. 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.


Section F. Disclaimer

The Middlesex County Utilities Authority website and materials may contain hypertext or links to other Internet computer sites which are not owned, operated, controlled or reviewed by the Middlesex County Utilities Authority. These links are provided solely as a courtesy and convenience to you, the visitor. When you link to one of these sites, you are no longer on the Middlesex County Utilities Authority website, and this Privacy Policy will not apply. When you link to another website, you are subject to the Privacy Policy of that new site.

The Middlesex County Utilities Authority, its agencies, officers or employees exercise no control over the organizations, views, accuracy, copyright or trademark compliance, or the legality of the material contained on those servers and do not sponsor, endorse or approve the information, content, products, materials, opinions or services contained on such external sites. Visitors proceed to these external sites at their own risk. The Middlesex County Utilities Authority specifically disclaims any and all liability from damages that may result from the accessing of a third-party site that is linked to the Middlesex County Utilities Authority website, or from reliance upon any such information.