Privacy

Birmingham Water Works Board (hereinafter referred to collectively as “Birmingham Water Works”) is strongly committed to protecting the privacy of you, its customers and the users of this web site. In light of this commitment, Birmingham Water Works adheres to the practices provided below.

Birmingham Water Works does not disclose or sell any personal information about you without your prior approval, except as required by law and as requested by regulatory agencies and governmental authorities. Birmingham Water Works uses the information collected on this web site only to better provide you with Birmingham Water Works’ services. From time to time, Birmingham Water Works may change its privacy policy, and will make reasonable efforts to publish such changes. Furthermore, Birmingham Water Works adheres to strict security procedures to more fully protect your information.

 

Collecting and using personal information

When you submit personal information to Birmingham Water Works, you are agreeing to permit Birmingham Water Works to access, store, and use the information wherever in the world Birmingham Water Works does business, both inside and outside the United States. In particular, Birmingham Water Works may use your personal information for various business purposes, such as statistical analyses, generating surveys, doing market research, improving its services, and notifying you about services and changes that may affect you, among other business purposes all in an effort to better serve and provide you with the best service available.

In some cases, Birmingham Water Works’ web site link to other sites that collect personal information by and for other parties. In these cases, the personal information you provide on those sites is governed by the privacy policy of that site. Birmingham Water Works does not assume responsibility for the actions of other parties. However, Birmingham Water Works will use reasonable efforts to maintain secure connections with you and limit access to databases containing your personal information to authorized parties, including our own employees, whose access to your information is on a need to know basis. As such, our employees are trained to protect your privacy.

 

Controlling Birmingham Water Works’ use of personal information

Birmingham Water Works’ web site is primarily intended for adults and not children under 18. Birmingham Water Works will not knowingly collect personal information from children without the consent of a child’s parent or guardian, and will not knowingly use or disclose personal information collected from children for any purpose.

 

“Cookie” use

“Cookies” are small text files that are stored on your computer’s hard drive by a web site through your browser. “Cookies” enable a web site such as Birmingham Water Works’ web site to keep track of your activities on that web site, and to improve your use of the site, such as by keeping track of your preferences. “Cookies” do not include any personal information. Additionally, you can change your browser settings on your personal computer so that “cookies” are not stored on your hard drive.

 

Disclosure to government

Birmingham Water Works reserves the right to monitor and disclose, without your consent, any communications or personal information, whenever requested to do so by courts, government agencies or by law enforcement authorities.

Birmingham Water Works will use reasonable efforts to address concerns you may have about your personal information. You may contact Birmingham Water Works by using the “Contact Us” area of the site.

 

TERMS OF USE

You have accessed a web site of Birmingham Water Works. For purposes of these Terms and Conditions, the “Site” includes the web site of Birmingham Water Works (“www.bwwb.com”).

 

By browsing an/or using this Site, you are agreeing to accept, unconditionally and without modification, the terms and conditions which follow, together with all applicable laws (“Terms of Use”). You also agree to review the Birmingham Water Works Privacy Policy by clicking the link at the bottom of any page on the site. (See above)

 

If any of the Terms of Use are not acceptable to you, do not browse or use this Site.

 

The service marks, trademarks and logos appearing on this Site, including but not limited to Birmingham Water Works, are the marks Birmingham Water Works or others. The service marks, trademarks and logos appearing on this Site. The service marks, trademarks and logos appearing on this Site are marks of Birmingham Water Works or others. Nothing on this Site should be construed as granting by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, a license or right to use any mark displayed on this Site, without the prior permission of the owner of the mark. Birmingham Water Works and prohibit linking to any portion of the Site without prior written permission except any linking to the homepage (“www.bwwb.com”), requires prior written notice to the respective web site owner. To the extent this Site includes links to other sites, please note that Birmingham Water Works and its affiliates are not responsible for the content of any linked site. If you visit, browse or use such linked sites, you assume any and all risks, and Birmingham Water Works and its affiliates assume no liability whatsoever with respect to such linked sites.

 

The copyright in all pages making up this Site, and all text and images displayed (the “Site Content”), is owned by Birmingham Water Works, unless otherwise noted. None of the Site Content may be copied, modified, downloaded, reproduced, revised, distributed, published, reused, or used to create derivative works, without the prior written permission of Birmingham Water Works. Birmingham Water Works does not warrant or represent that use of this Site will not infringe rights of third parties.

 

You may use this Site for lawful purposes only. You are prohibited from using this Site, or transmitted to or through this Site, any unlawful, threatening, obscene, defamatory, libelous, harassing, pornographic, hateful or ethnically or racially otherwise objectionable material, or any material that would contribute to a civil or criminal offense, otherwise violates any law, or which infringes on any intellectual property right.

 

These Terms of Use may be revised from time to time. You are bound by any such revisions, and you should periodically review this page to monitor such revisions.

 

This Site is owned and operated by Birmingham Water Works. The Terms of Use, as well as your use of this site, shall be governed and construed in accord with the law of the State of Alabama. You agree that the any and all disputes regarding the Site or arising out of your use of this Site shall be resolved exclusively by a state or federal court in Birmingham, Alabama (at Birmingham Water Works’ option) and you also agree to submit to the jurisdiction of any such court for the purpose of resolving any such dispute.

 

ALL SITE CONTENT IS PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. EXELON CORPORATION AND ITS AFFILIATES MAKE NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO ERRORS OR OMISSIONS THAT MAY BE CONTAINED IN THE SITE CONTENT, THE ACCURACY OF THE SITE CONTENT, OR THAT THE SITE CONTENT IS VIRUS-FREE. THE RISK OF USE OF THE SITE IS SOLELY UPON THE USER.

 

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL BIRMINGHAM WATER WORKS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF REVENUE; LOSS OF USE THE SITE, LOSS OF USE OR DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR PROGRAMS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF USE OF DATA, PROGRAMS OR EQUIPMENT) ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESSING, BROWSING OR USING, OR YOUR INABILITY TO ACCESS, BROWSE OR USE, THIS SITE OR SITE CONTENT AND ANY RELATED SERVICE, MATERIALS AND PRODUCTS visit this site.

 

YOU ARE ADVISED THAT SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT PERMIT OR OTHERWISE RESTRICT OR LIMIT THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR LIMITATION ON CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THAT THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

The Site Content does not include any offer to sell, nor any solicitation of an offer to buy, any securities. The financial information in the Site Content is not complete, and should not be used for any purpose as a complete, accurate, or current. For complete information, see Birmingham Water Works’ financial information, please contact the corporate office at (205) 244-4000.