Privacy and Security Statement
Thursday, May 23, 2013
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Privacy & Security Statement
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The City of Canal Winchester is committed to providing web users with convenient and secure e-government services. Thus, we are very dedicated to protecting the privacy of our visitors. The following information will explain why information is collected when you visit the site, how that information is used and if it is shared with any third parties.
Data Collection The City of Canal Winchester does collect information about visitors to the site. This information is used for analytical and statistical purposes to help better manage the site. Information that is collected includes the date and the type of browser being used. We use this information to learn how many visitors we have, where they are coming from, which parts of our website are of most interest to users and other facts that will help us improve the website and the services we offer.
Sending of E-mail
If you send us an electronic mail message, either through your mail program or by using one of the online Contact forms, we will only use the personally identifying information to respond to the request. We may direct your message to another government agency that can help in fulfilling your request. This personally identifying information will not be shared with any third party or other governmental agencies not directly handling your request.
The City currently maintains an several online newsletters to informs users about happenings in City government. These are "opt-in" newsletters, meaning that users must indicate their interest by signing up for the newsletter and providing their e-mail address. Should any user wish to be "unsubscribed" at any time, this option is sent out at the bottom of each newsletter. Additional newsletters may be established, all will be operated on an "opt-in" policy. Invitations to join the newsletters may be generated from e-mails sent to the city.
Sale of Data from the Web Site
The city will not rent, sell or give away any personally identifying information entered into the website (name, address, phone number, etc...) to third parties for marketing or mailing list purposes without your permission. We will also not disclose credit card information, except for purposes related to your transaction or as required by law.
Links to Other Web Sites
Security For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, the Village employs commercial software designed to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable by law.