The Office of Attorney General provides links to websites that are not controlled, maintained, or regulated by the Office of Attorney General or any organization affiliated with the Office of Attorney General. As such, the Office of Attorney General is not responsible for the content of those linked websites.
The Idaho Attorney General’s website contains web links to other state and local agencies. Such links are provided for convenience and as a public service. The Attorney General’s Office does not make any representations or warranties concerning the privacy protections or security of the websites of such agencies. Use of information obtained from those websites is voluntary. Reliance on that information should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy. Any reference on those websites to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the Office of Attorney General.
The Attorney General’s website may contain hyperlinks to external websites and pages containing information created and maintained by public and private organizations other than the Office of Attorney General. These hyperlinks may be created by the Office of Attorney General if it determines that establishing the external link will be consistent with assisting or furthering the purpose of this website, which is to significantly and diligently promote public service to citizens and businesses by:
- Improving the level of customer service from the Office of Attorney General;
- Expanding business and consumer access to government services and government information;
- Accelerating the development and delivery of an increased volume of quality, online government services and documentation;
In addition, hyperlinks may be created by the Office of Attorney General for informational purposes where the linked external website will provide useful and valuable information to visitors to this website, or where the linked external website is required or authorized by law.
The Office of Attorney General, in its sole discretion, will determine whether an external website meets the purpose of the Attorney General’s website or another specified informational purpose. The inclusion of a hyperlink to an external website is provided as a public service only and is not intended as an endorsement of any product or service offered or referenced on the linked website, the organizations sponsoring said website, or any views that might be expressed or referenced in the website.
Hyperlinks to external websites and pages may be removed or replaced at the sole discretion of the Office of Attorney General, at any time without notice.
In the event you discover problems with or have concerns regarding the format, accuracy, timeliness or completeness of a linked external website, please contact the organization responsible for the linked external website. The Office of Attorney General neither controls nor guarantees the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of the information contained in any linked external websites, pages, or content. External links are provided as a convenience and The Attorney General’s Office does not make any representations or warranties concerning the privacy protections or security of any externally-linked websites.
Except for what you submit to us, we do not collect any personally identifiable information. The information you provide may be used by the Idaho Office of Attorney General to respond to your inquiry.
Consumer Protection Complaints
The Consumer Protection Division of the Office of Attorney General may use the information you provide to investigate a consumer complaint. We may consider investigating complaints involving an ongoing pattern or practice of illegal activity. We rely in great part upon consumers who are willing to provide us with information about fraudulent and deceptive activities in tracking illegal business practices. Information provided by consumers is indispensable to our efforts. Unless you specifically request otherwise, we will attempt to mediate your dispute by forwarding your complaint to the business or person involved and request a response. Your complaint is a public document and may be inspected by members of the public and media if a request is made under Idaho’s Public Records Law. (Note: The Office of Attorney General is generally not authorized to investigate criminal complaints unless asked to investigate by a county prosecuting attorney or local law enforcement agencies. If you need to report a criminal violation of Idaho law, please contact your local police or sheriff’s department.)
We do not collect any personally identifiable information, except as needed to respond to your requests or to file a complaint.
If you choose to provide us with personal information — like filling out a Contact Us form, with an email address and ZIP code, and submitting it to us through the website — we use that information to respond to your message and to help get you the information you requested. Similarly, if you order a publication from us, we will collect your name, and mailing address to fulfill your order.
We only share the information you give us with another government agency if your question relates to that agency, or as otherwise required by law. Our office does not collect information for commercial marketing.
The Idaho Attorney General’s website links to websites created and maintained by other public and/or private organizations. Such links are provided as a convenience and the Attorney General’s Office does not make any representations or warranties concerning the privacy protections or security of the web sites of such agencies. If you click a link to an outside website, you will leave the Office of the Attorney General site and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners/sponsors of the outside website.
The Idaho Attorney General’s website manages a presence on social media sites such as Twitter to share government information and engage with the public. We do not collect any personally identifiable information through those sites, and we do not use personal information made available by the third-party sites.
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If you have questions about this policy or feel that we have acted in violation of this policy, please contact us.