Privacy & Usage

The NJTA's Privacy Policy explains how the NJTA handles its website visitors’ information, how the NJTA uses personally identifiable information, and how you can contact the NJTA if you have any questions or concerns.

Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the Web site for the New Jersey Turnpike Authority (the “Authority”) maintained at http://www.njta.com (the “Site”).  This policy explains how the Authority handles its Site visitors’ information, how the Authority uses personally identifiable information and how you can contact the Authority if you have any questions or concerns.

By accessing this Site, you expressly consent and agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy, including the use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree, then please do not use or access the Site.

SCOPE OF THIS POLICY:  THIS PRIVACY POLICY ONLY PERTAINS TO INFORMATION COLLECTED BY THE AUTHORITY THROUGH THIS WEBSITE.  This privacy policy does not pertain to information received by the Authority through other means, whether by mail, telephone or otherwise.

The Authority reserves the right to change this policy from time-to-time and will post any such changes.  Your access or use of the Site after the posting of such changes shall constitute acceptance of any such changes.  Therefore, each time you access this Site you should consult this policy to view any changes.

You can browse the Site and/or download forms or documents from this Site without providing to the Authority any personal information about yourself.  For the purposes of this policy, "personal information" means any information concerning a natural person, as opposed to a corporate entity, which, because of name, number, symbol, mark, or other identifier, can be used to identify that natural person. The Authority only collects personal information about you when you provide that information voluntarily by sending an e-mail or by initiating an online transaction, such as a job application, bid or order form.

Automatically Collected Information.

The Authority automatically collects the following information about each visit to the Site:

  • The Internet domains, or IP addresses from which the Site is accessed;
  • The type of browsers used to access the Site;
  • The date and time the Site is accessed;
  • The pages that are being visited; and
  • The entrance sites (the address of that Web site that linked to the Site)

The Authority uses this information to gather aggregate statistics regarding users accessing the Site and which pages are being visited. The Authority also uses this information to help improve the Site and make it more useful for the Authority’s users. The Authority does not track or collect any individual information through the Site except as expressly stated below.

Cookies.

Cookies are simple text files stored on your web browser to provide a means of distinguishing among users of this website. The use of cookies is a standard practice among Internet websites. To better serve you, the Authority may use "session cookies" to enhance or customize your visit to this website. Session cookies can be created automatically on the device you use to access this website. These session cookies do not contain personal information. The Authority may use the cookie feature to store a randomly generated identifying tag on the device you use to access this website. A session cookie is erased during operation of your browser or when your browser is closed. At times you may be asked if you would like to personalize this website by allowing the Authority to store a "persistent cookie" on your computer’s hard drive. This persistent cookie will allow the website to recognize you when you visit again and tailor the information presented to you based on your needs and interests. The Authority uses persistent cookies only with your permission.

The software and hardware you use to access this website allows you to refuse new cookies or delete existing cookies. Refusing or deleting these cookies may limit your ability to take advantage of some features of this website.

Employment Opportunities.

The Authority is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

New Jersey Law prohibits discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, marital status, gender identity, prior arrests, prior conviction records, predisposing genetic characteristics or domestic violence victim status.

The Authority provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify: the Authority’s Department of Human Resources at (732) 750-5300 ext. 8300

Applications for temporary and seasonal positions may be submitted through our jobs portal at https://jobs.turnpike.state.nj.us. After accessing the jobs portal you will be prompted to create a username and password, and then you may submit your resume and application electronically through the portal. Applications for full-time or part-time employment may be submitted through the forms in the job listings on the "Career Opportunities" page at http://njta.com/employment.

By submitting a job application through our job portal, you are voluntarily submitting the information on your application through the Internet.  Further, you thereby understand and agree that we will be collecting and storing the username and password you have created for yourself.  At present, the Authority does not encrypt this information.  While the Authority undertakes reasonable measures to prevent unauthorized access to information you may choose to provide to the Authority through the Internet, the Internet and this portal may be subject to unauthorized attacks and compromise.  You can instead submit an Employment Application by mail.  IN ALL CASES, WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU NOT USE THE SAME PASSWORD FOR THE AUTHORITY’S JOB PORTAL FOR YOUR OTHER ACCOUNTS OR ACTIVITIES ON THE INTERNET. 

Voluntary Submission of Information.

If you choose to provide the Authority with personal information through e-mail or submittal of forms (which forms and/or information the Authority does not accept through the Internet), the Authority uses that information to respond to your message and to help the Authority get for you the information you have requested (e.g. if you report a maintenance issue).  The Authority does not collect your e-mail address for commercial purposes and the Authority does not sell or otherwise disclose your e-mail address for commercial purposes. The Authority only shares the information you provide with another government agency or contractor if your inquiry relates to that agency or contractor, or as otherwise required by Federal and State law.

Retention of Information

In general, the Authority’s Internet services logs, comprised of electronic files or automated logs created to monitor access and use of Authority services provided through this website, will be retained for three years and then destroyed. Information, including personal information, that you submit in an e-mail or when you initiate an online transaction such as a survey, registration, or order form, is retained in accordance with the records retention and disposition schedule established for the records of the program unit to which you submitted the information.

Open Public Records.

In the State of New Jersey, laws exist to ensure that government is open and that the public has a right to access appropriate records and information possessed by state government. At the same time, there are exceptions to the public's right to access public records that serve various needs including protecting the privacy of individuals. Exceptions are provided by both state and federal laws.

The Authority may be required to disclose information collected pursuant to a request under the Right to Know law, the common law Right to Know, other State or Federal law or pursuant to court order (see Disclosure of Information below).

Reports of Misuse and Updates of Information.  If you believe that your personal information is being used by the Authority for a purpose other than what was intended when submitted, or you wish to change your personal information, you may contact info@turnpike.state.nj.us

Disclosure of Information.

The Authority will provide any personally identifiable information it may have in response to a verified request by law enforcement or other government officials relating to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity or any other activity that may expose the Authority, you, or any user of the Site or services to legal liability. In such events, the Authority will only disclose information relevant and necessary to the investigation or inquiry, such as name, city, state, ZIP code, telephone number, email address, User ID history, IP address, fraud complaints, purchase and consignment history, and any other information the Authority may deem relevant.  The Authority can also release your personally identifiable information in connection with an investigation of fraud, theft, intellectual property infringement, piracy or other unlawful activity.

Third Party Links.

Through this Site, you can link to various third party sites, some of which are to other states’ sites, and some of which are to third party vendors of the Authority (e.g. www.ezpassnj.com, CapEX, BidX, and TransitGifts.com).  When linking to these or any other third party site, whether a government agency site or a private vendor, please review the terms of use and privacy policies posted on each site before providing any information about yourself to those sites.  You proceed to these sites at your own risk.  The Authority does not endorse or control the information on those other sites, nor does the Authority control the information gathered or used on those sites.  The Authority’s provision of these links is solely for your convenience.  Do note, however, that the Authority is provided information from these Sites, and when you post information on those sites regarding Authority related matters, that information may be made available by the parties controlling those sites to the Authority.  For the avoidance of doubt, the Authority does not receive through these sites any sensitive personal information (e.g. no social security numbers, no personal financial or banking information).

Neither the Authority, nor its Commissioners, Directors, officers, employees, agents, or representatives, shall be liable for damages of any kind arising out of (1) access to this Site, (2) the inability to access this Site, (3) the use of or reliance upon this Site or its content, or (4) the access to, use of, or reliance upon any links or pointers to information created or maintained by others on this Site.  Access to links or pointers to information created or maintained by others shall not be considered an endorsement or recommendation by the Authority of the contents found therein. Communications with the Authority through this Site shall neither be considered to constitute legal notice when such notice is required by law, rule, or regulation, nor be deemed to be confidential for any purpose.

SECURITYNO METHOD OF TRANSMISSION OVER THE INTERNET, OR METHOD OF ELECTRONIC STORAGE, IS COMPLETELY SECURE.  YOU UNDERSTAND AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE AUTHORITY DOES NOT CURRENTLY ENCRYPT DATA RECEIVED THROUGH THIS SITE. 

Governing Law.

By accessing the Site, you agree that any dispute with respect to privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy and the Terms and Conditions of the Site [insert link], including that the governing law with respect to any dispute is the State of New Jersey, without giving effect to any conflicts of laws provisions, and that any and all claims are subject to limitations on damages and the State’s immunity from certain causes of actions.  You agree that in the event of any dispute or claim with respect to this Privacy Policy or any privacy issues, the sole and exclusive jurisdiction for bringing any such action shall be in the state of New Jersey and you waive any claim of inconvenient forum. 

Effective Date.

This Privacy Policy is effective as of September 28, 2017.

Privacy Policy Disclaimer.

The information contained in this privacy policy should not be construed as giving business, legal or other advice, or warranting as fail proof, the security of information provided through this website.

Terms Of Use

The NJTA's Terms of Use govern how you may use its web site, and constitutes an agreement by which you are bound by using our web site. If you do not agree then do not access or use our web site. To view the NJTA's Terms of Use in full please access this link:  NJTA Terms Of Use Policy