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OKLAHOMA BOARD OF NURSING PRIVACY POLICY

Purpose
The purpose of the statement is to inform visitors to the Oklahoma Board of Nursing Web site about the collection and use of personally identifiable information.

Definition of Personally Identifiable Information
For the purposes of this statement "personally identifiable information" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable individual who is the subject of the information.

Security
The Oklahoma Board of Nursing takes every precaution to protect our members' information. When you submit sensitive information via our Web site, your information is protected both online and off-line.

When we ask you to enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number), that information is SSL encrypted, which provides a high level of security for the transfer of that information. While on a secure page, such as the billing section of license renewal form, the lock icon on the bottom of Web browsers such as Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer becomes locked, or open, when you are just 'surfing'.

While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also do everything in our power to protect your information off-line. All of your information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, our billing clerk or a customer service representative) are granted access to personally identifiable information. Furthermore, ALL employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices. Any time new policies are added, our employees are notified and/or reminded about the importance we place on privacy, and what they can do to ensure your information is protected. Finally, the servers that store personally identifiable information are in a secure environment, in our offices in a locked room.


If you have any questions about the security at our Web site, you can send an email to obnsecurity@youroklahoma.com

Correcting/Updating/Deleting/Deactivating Personal Information
If your personally identifiable information changes (such as zip code, phone, email or postal address), we provide a way to correct or update this information. Please contact the Board of Nursing at 2915 N. Classen Blvd, Ste. 524, Oklahoma City, OK 73106 or call 405.962.1800

IP Addresses
The IP (Internet Protocol) numbers of computers (servers) used to visit the Oklahoma Board of Nursing sites are noted as part of our statistical analysis on use of our web sites so we may better design services and improve access to them. However, the site does not attempt to gain personally identifiable information on individual users and associate them with IP addresses

Links
This Web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that the Oklahoma Board of Nursing is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

 

Contact Information
If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us at:


Oklahoma Board of Nursing
2915 N. Classen Blvd
Ste. 524
Oklahoma City, OK 73106
or call
405.962.1800



Oklahoma Board of Nursing
2915 N Classen, Ste. 524
OKC, OK   73106
TEL: 405.962.1800 FAX: 405.962.1821

For questions or comments regarding this webpage, please contact the
OBN Webmaster at:
obnwebmaster@nursing.state.ok.us

Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided at this site is correct, but due to the changing nature of the Internet, the Board disclaims any responsibility for any inaccuracies.