|Privacy and Security|
This is a privacy and security policy for the Nevada Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services.
If you have any questions or comments about the information presented here, please contact us:
Your privacy is important to us. Nevada MHDS does not collect or retain personally identifiable information unless a person voluntarily:
Choosing not to participate in an activity or service that requests personal information will in no way effect a visitor's ability to access any other feature of the Nevada MHDS website.
If personal information is requested on the web site or volunteered by the user, state law and the federal Privacy Act of 1974 may protect it. However, this information is a public record once it is provided, and may be subject to public inspection and copying if not protected by federal or state law.
This website is designed for informational and educational purposes only. You should not use it for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease. It is not a substitute for professional care. If you suspect you have a health problem, contact your health care provider. The creators of this site do not represent or endorse the accuracy, currency or reliability of any of the information, content, products, or advertisements contained on, distributed through, or linked, downloaded, or accessed from this site. Certain hyperlinks may be provided to web sites not under the control of these creators. These sites are presented for reference and educational purposes only with the same limitations.
Please let us know about existing external links which you believe are inappropriate and about specific additional external links which you believe ought to be included.
What information is collected?
The Nevada Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services automatically collects and stores the following information about your visit:
How is the information used?
The information that is collected automatically is used to improve Nevada MHDS' web site content and to help Nevada MHDS understand how users are interacting with its web site. This information is collected for statistical analysis and to determine what information is of most and least interest to our visitors. The information is not collected for commercial marketing purposes and Nevada MHDS is not authorized to sell or otherwise disclose the information collected from mhds.nv.gov for commercial marketing purposes.
What is a cookie and how is it used?
A "cookie" is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. When you visit the website again, the cookie allows that site to recognize your browser. Cookies may store user preferences and other information. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some website features or services may not function properly without cookies. On the Nevada MHDS web site, cookies may be used to retain a visitor's preference for font size or style version.
What are the web policies of the State of Nevada?
You can read the policies here .