We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of Southwest New Mexico Council of Governments website visitors and citizens.

This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for Southwest New Mexico Council of Governments and it’s website. This policy applies where we are acting as a data controller with respect to the personal data of Southwest New Mexico Council of Governments website visitors and citizens; in other words, where we determine the purposes and means of the processing of that personal data.

In this policy, any time “we”, “us” and “our” is used, it’s referring to Southwest New Mexico Council of Governments and our official representatives.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to collect information that you voluntarily give us via our website or other direct contact from you. This may include name and email address. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about news, specials, new programs, public meetings, or changes to this privacy policy.

Automatic Log Files and Cookies

This website automatically gathers some anonymous information about its visitors. The data collected does not include personally identifiable information and is used to understand user behavior and to administer the site.

This website uses web analytics tools (such as Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc.) and other measurement tools for the purpose of evaluating the use of our website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to internet usage. These tools use cookies which are files with a small amount of data that are commonly used as anonymous, unique identifiers. These cookies are sent to your browser and stored on your computer, and accessible only to the websites which create them.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google and sometimes other vendors. This information is then used to evaluate visitors use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings on your browser.

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the form on our website, email, or phone:

  • See what data we have about you, if any.
  • Change/correct any data we have about you.
  • Have us delete any data we have about you.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.


This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Amendments to this Privacy Policy

  1. We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.
  2. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to
    this policy.
  3. We may notify you of significant changes to this policy by email or with a notice on our

Contact Us

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