Privacy Policy

Broadband Survey Information Any data you provide via the Report an Underserved Location or other form will be stored in our database, including address information, optional email information, and any budget information you provide. We do not store any passwords or other sensitive information.

Broadband Catalysts will never sell your personal information to another company. Broadband Catalysts MAY provide your address and email if you have reported yourself as underserved to broadband providers potentially bringing service to your location, usually when providers are in the grant or loan application phase of a project.

Locations reported to the Report an Underserved Location or other forms will be represented on a map whose zoom level is limited in order to protect your privacy. Email and address information will not be publicly displayed.

Information Collected and Stored Automatically When you visit our website to browse, read pages, submit forms, or download information, we automatically collect and store the following information:

  • The Internet domain and IP address from which you access our portal;
  • The date and time you access our site;
  • The pages you visit;
  • If you linked to this website from another website, the address of that website.
  • IP addresses, which are numbers automatically assigned to a computer when using the Internet;
  • The type of browser and operating system used to access the site;
  • The search terms used to get to the website, in addition to search terms used in the site’s search engine;
  • The dates and times users access the site;
  • The type of device used to access the site;
  • How often users visit the site;
  • The pages users visit within the site; and
  • The links made to other websites through this site.

  • Broadband Catlysts 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.

    Google Analytics measurement software collects the information listed above. The data are automatically sent to Google’s system and the system immediately aggregates the data. Neither the Broadband Catalysts nor Google ever have access to the specifics of your particular site visits. The staff can only see the aggregate data from all users for a particular time period.

    Broadband Catalysts gathers this information to improve our websites and has chosen to not share the aggregate data with Google. We may use the aggregated data to share with our partners and contractors to help improve visitor experiences.

    Website Security

    For website 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. Use of this site constitutes consent to such monitoring. Unauthorized attempts to upload information and/or change information on this website are strictly prohibited and subject to legal action to include the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986.


    A persistent cookie is generally defined as a piece of data that is stored on the user’s hard drive. We may store a web token on your computer for your convenience.

    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. The privacy policies described here do not necessarily apply to any external sites. Read the privacy policies of other sites you visit. Be informed. You are the person best qualified to protect your own privacy.


    All information provided in this website is believed to be accurate and reliable; however, Broadband Catalysts assumes no responsibility for the use of this information.