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Privacy Policy

The Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART) respects your privacy and makes efforts to ensure the safekeeping of any information you submit to DART and ensure such information is used responsibly. By using this website, you consent to the collection and use of information as set forth below.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

Sections of this website may request you to provide personal information so DART may follow-up with you. Such personal information may be required to subscribe to email notifications, complete surveys, apply for a job online or fill out other forms, such as the “contact us” form. This personal information collected may be include, but is not limited to, your name, email address, phone number, street address, etc. DART and its contracted vendors will not lease, sell, trade or otherwise release your personal information to third parties unless disclosure is required by law. We will use the personal information you provide only to respond to your request or inquiry.

Collection and Use of Non-Personal Information

DART collects aggregated (non-personal) information about general activity on this website. This does not include personal identifying information, but does include how many times the website is visited, date and time stamp of visits, Internet domain (e.g., “aol.com”) visitors are coming from, referring/exit pages, IP address, browser, operating system, what pages or search terms are requested most, etc. from all visitors to DART’s website for statistical purposes. This information is used for statistical analysis and reporting, allowing DART to continually enhance website information and user experience for all visitors. DART may disclose anonymous, aggregated data to third parties working with DART or include such data in public records.

DART uses Google Analytics, a third-party measurement software, to gather and compile this aggregated information. Google Analytics does not collect, track or have any access to personal information received at this website. To find out more about Google Analytics, their technology, or their privacy policy, please visit http://www.google.com/analytics/. For Google Analytics opt-out alternatives, please visit http://www.doubleclick.com/privacy/opting_out.aspx.


Compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act

To the extent applicable, DART complies with the requirements of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. DART will not target its offerings towards, or knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from, children under 13 years of age.



Cookies are pieces of information stored by your web browser on your computer. DART will not store data in cookies for reasons other than previously identified. DART uses this information to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of this website and to help DART make this website more useful to visitors. DART cannot and do not associate any of this information with individual persons, distribute this information to any third parties, or use it in any manner other than for statistical analysis in improving this website for visitors.

If you prefer not to receive cookies, you may turn them off in your browser, or may set your browser to ask you before accepting a new cookie. Some pages may not function properly if the cookies are turned off.



Information emailed to DART via the Internet is not secure and could be intercepted by others. DART recommends you do not use email to send private or sensitive data about yourself or others unless it is encoded or encrypted.

DART uses encryption and data security policies to protect your passwords, contact information and other personal information.


Third-Party Content

This privacy policy applies solely to this website. Links to other organizations’ websites are included to provide website visitors with additional information. DART is not responsible for the content or privacy policies of such websites.

Policy Updates

DART reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time and without notice. This page will be updated with DART’s current policy so that visitors are always aware of what information is collected and how it is used.

Contact Us

If you have questions regarding this privacy policy or DART’s use of your information, please contact us

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