Privacy Policy

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

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When you visit the North Carolina Department of Insurance website to browse, read pages, or download information, we may automatically collect and store the following information:

  • The Internet domain and IP address from which you access our site.
  • The date and time you access our site;
  • The pages you visit; and
  • If you linked to the NCDOI Web site from another Web site, the address of that Web site.

NCDOI uses this information to help make the site more useful to visitors – to learn about the number of visitors to the site and the types of technology visitors use.

Web Site Security

For Web site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

Cookies

A "persistent" cookie is generally defined as a piece of data that is stored on the user's hard drive. We do not use "persistent" cookies on our website or in our Web applications.

"Temporary" or "session" cookies are used on NCDOI website pages. These cookies are stored in memory and are only available during an active browser session. Session cookies are also used by some of the applications deployed on our website to temporarily save information entered by a user as long as the user's browser is open. These cookies do not collect personal information on users, and they are erased as soon as you close your Web browser. No personally identifiable information about you is maintained as a result of a temporary or session cookie.

You can configure your Web browser to accept or decline cookies, or to alert you when cookies are in use. You do not have to accept cookies from us, but if you choose not to, some of the functions on our site may not be available to you.

Links to Other Sites

Our site provides links to other websites. A link does not constitute an endorsement of content, viewpoint, policies, products or services. Furthermore, the privacy policies described here do not necessarily apply to any external sites. Read the privacy policies of other sites you visit.