Madison Gas and Electric Co. (MGE) believes that electronic privacy and security are critical components of any effective Web site. This Privacy Section describes MGE's commitment to protecting the personal privacy of our customers.

Security is an important part of MGE's Web site. MGE's e-commerce and form transactions use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology during data transmission to protect your communication over the public Internet.

MGE is committed to protecting the personal privacy of our customers. MGE does not knowingly reveal any personal information that is provided by our customers and users through our Web site to any third parties, except when requested to do so by a governmental agency having jurisdiction, or by a court of competent jurisdiction or other operation of law. MGE will take reasonable steps to keep information confidential.

MGE's Web site makes limited use of "cookies" for the purpose of facilitating user identity and status for e-commerce and form transactions. A cookie is a small text file stored on a Web site visitor's hard disk that allows a Web server to recall certain information that the visitor has already entered. The cookie created by MGE's Web site is deleted when a customer logs off the site. If a visitor wishes to not utilize cookie technology, they will not be able to access the e-commerce portion of MGE's Web site.

MGE reserves the right to change this privacy statement so we encourage you to occasionally review it. If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact MGE.

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