Privacy Policy

Commitment to Privacy:
This Web Site is hosted by the North Carolina Department of State Treasurer. We are committed to maintaining our visitors’ privacy, and recognize the need for appropriate protection and management of personal information.
Data Collection:
The information you submit to the Department of State Treasurer over the Internet, including name, mailing addresses, or email addresses, may be disclosed under the Public Records Act, Chapter 132 of the North Carolina General Statutes. However telephone numbers, social security numbers are not subject to disclosure under the Act.
That information will only be used for the primary service you are requesting. Your information will be retained for sufficient time to complete the requested service. We will not use this information for any other purposes
If you just browse through our Website, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store information about your visit automatically. This Information does not identify you personally.
The Department may analyze this data for trends, site composition and organization, and statistics, but the individual user remains anonymous.
Cookies are small bits of text that are used to provide you with tailored information or to assist in using Web Based applications.
When you visit a site and accept a cookie, you simply allow the Website to store a cookie on the hard disk so it can access it during your visit or next time you visit the Web Site.  A Website can only read the cookie it sends, it cannot look at any other cookie, or anything else on your machine.
You have control over this process. You can set an option in your browser so that the browser either rejects or accepts cookies. If you choose not to accept our cookie, you may not be able to use some of our Web applications, but you will still be able to browse the majority of the Department’s web pages.
Data Security:
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.
All information you submit to the Department of State Treasure Web Site is protected using strong encryption.
Choice / Consent:
NCDST personnel shall adhere to the Policies, Standards, and Procedures designed to protect the confidentiality users’ personal information submitted to NCDST systems and use it only for designated and stated purposes.
Links to other sites:
Our Web Site contains links to Websites outside the Department’s. Once you link to another site, you are then subject to the privacy policy of that site. The Department of State Treasurer is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those websites.
Contacting us:
Visit the Contact Us page if you wish to contact us. If you have a technical problem with our website, please forward your issue to
If you have any questions or comments about the North Carolina Department of State Treasurer, please forward them to: 
Department of State Treasurer
3200 Atlantic Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27604