This web site is produced by T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative. This service, including its contents, is provided "AS IS" without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, but not limited to merchantability, fitness or non-infringement. In preparation of this site, we have made every effort to offer the most current, correct and clearly expressed information as is possible, however, inadvertent errors can occur. Changes are made periodically to this web site, and may be made at any time without notice.
T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative makes no representations, warranties, or commitments with regard to any data or information supplied through this or a linked site. Please understand that information supplied by third parties is independent of T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative, and therefore, we have no control over its content. The web sites listed here are provided solely as a convenience to our users, and do not necessarily or automatically constitute endorsement or approval of, or affiliation with, T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative. If you rely on any data or information, you do so at your own risk. T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative shall not be held liable to any party for any direct, indirect, special, consequential, or other damages resulting from the use of this web site or any linked web site, even if you expressly advised us of the possibility of such damages.
Statement on Non-Discrimination
T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative is the recipient of Federal financial assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, political belief, reprisal, or because all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD).
To file a complaint of discrimination, write to USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.
T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative reserves the right to terminate anyone’s access to this website.
Copyright and Trademark Notices:
All contents of the T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative Web Site are: Copyright 2016 by T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative and/or its suppliers. All rights reserved.
Notices and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement
Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement under United States copyright law should be sent to Service Provider's Designated Agent. ALL INQUIRIES NOT RELEVANT TO THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE WILL RECEIVE NO RESPONSE. See Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement
Agreement Between User and T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative.
The T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative Web Site is comprised of various Web pages operated by T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative.
The T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative Web Site is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of the T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative Web Site constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.
Like most other web sites, T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative, (“T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative,” “We,” or “Us”) maintains web logs that automatically record basic, non-personal information about visitors. This information consists of: IP address, type of browser and operating system, date and time of access, pages visited, and referring/exit pages. We typically only use web log information in aggregate form to help make the web site more useful. We like to know which features are popular and how visitors locate the site. Web logs may be used to identify visitors who seek to damage the web site, use the web site in unauthorized ways, or interfere with operations. Information about users who try to engage in any unapproved activities may be shared with law enforcement agencies.
Member Privacy and Confidentiality
As we continue to improve and expand our services and delivery channels, we recognize our customers’ needs and desire to preserve their privacy and confidentiality. T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative recognizes the trust you have placed in us and are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our customers’ information.
The Information We Collect
We receive and retain information about our customers through many sources:
• Applications or other forms
• Your transactions with use, our affiliates or others
• A consumer-reporting agency
The Way We Use Information
We limit the use and collection of nonpublic personal information to that which is necessary to maintain and administer financial services. We do not share this information with outside parties unless:
• The information is provided to help complete a customer initiated transaction (such as credit reporting agencies, document processing companies, etc.)
• The customer has requested it
• The disclosure is required by law (e.g., subpoena, investigation of fraudulent activity, etc.); or
• The disclosure is required by banking regulation (e.g., Fair Lending Reporting Act, Home Mortgage Disclosure Act)
When customer information is provided to any of the third parties mentioned, that third party must agree to adhere to privacy principles that provide for keeping such information confidential.
Limiting Employee Access to Information
T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative limits employee access to customer information to those with a business reason for knowing such information. All of our employees are educated on the importance of confidentiality and customer privacy. Any employee that violates the financial privacy of our customer will be subject to appropriate disciplinary measures.
Protection of Information via Established Security Procedures
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriated physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information.
Maintaining Accurate Information
We have established procedures so that our customers’ financial information is accurate, current and complete in accordance with reasonable commercial standards. T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative will respond to requests to correct inaccurate information in a timely manner.
At T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative, we value our customer relationships. We want you to understand how we use the information you provide and our commitment to ensuring your personal privacy.
E-mail and Web Forms
If you use the tiprec.com web site to send an e-mail to request information, or if you provide personal information through the web site in any other way, T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative collects and may maintain the information that you provide. Your information may be shared among T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative staff and others as necessary to respond to you. Routine e-mail sent to us through this web site or otherwise is not necessarily secure against interception. If your communication contains personal information that you consider sensitive, you may not want to use e-mail.
Links to Other Sites
Security and Data Quality
We maintain this web site and its content with appropriate safeguards to protect against loss, misuse, etc. We are committed to taking prudent steps to ensure that the information we maintain about users is accurate. However, no computer system can ever be fully protected against every possible hazard. We provide reasonable and appropriate security to protect against foreseeable hazards.
No Unlawful Use of Web Site
As a condition of your use of the T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative Web Site, you warrant to T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative that you will not use the T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative Web Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative Web Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative Web Site or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative Web Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the T.I.P. Rural Electric Cooperative Web Site.
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