The West Virginia Tax Division uses the personal information you provide in a manner correlating to the reason you provided the information. We may also use the information for other reasonably anticipated purposes, based on the circumstances.
We collect information to determine your level of interest in particular information and to improve the content and performance of the site. This information is not collected for commercial marketing purposes.
Voluntarily provided personally identifiable information may be collected while you visit our website. Personally identifiable information is information about a person that is identifiable to that specific individual. It may include an individual’s name, street address or phone number. Examples of personally identifiable information we might collect include, but are not limited to:
An e-mail address, if you are communicating with us through e-mail;
Information you voluntarily submit to the West Virginia Tax Division for the purposes of completing or submitting an application or form online; and
Other volunteered information, such as vendor profile/contact information, survey information or content of e-mail.
The agency retains information in accordance with existing laws, rules, regulations, and other policies. We do not collect personally identifiable information unless a person voluntarily sends an e-mail message, fills out and submits an online form, or enters personal information onto and submits a survey. Electing not to participate in these activities will not impair your ability to access certain information or obtain services from the State (though it may prevent you from completing the transaction or obtaining the service online).
Unless specifically protected under state law, any information you provide may be inspected by the public
(see “Public Disclosure” below) or disclosed in a legal proceeding. Information collected may be combined with information obtained from other Executive Branch Departments’ and Department of Revenue agency websites and services. In general, please note that information collected, whether or not personally identifiable, is not limited to text characters and may include audio, video and other graphic formats you send us.