City of El Segundo Website Privacy Statement
March 2006


Collection and Use of Information

In order to monitor and measure viewership statistics, the City of El Segundo ("We", "Us", "Our") automatically collects information about visitors ("You", "Your") to this Website ("Website"), including the date and time of visit, type of browser used, and other technical data.

We also collect information voluntarily provided by visitors about themselves, such as name, address, telephone number, e-mail address and other personal and business data, in order to respond to a particular request.

Any e-mail messages with questions, comments or personal information, as well as forms filled out and sent to us online are directed to the appropriate City of El Segundo employee in order to provide a response or to fulfill a request.

Collection of Your e-mail address is necessary for Us to respond to Your query. The City of El Segundo will use Your e-mail address solely to direct information to you that You have requested. By giving Us Your e-mail address, You hereby grant Us permission to send You periodic e-mails specifically applicable to the subject matter relating to Your inquiry.


Third Party Disclosure of Visitor Information

The City of El Segundo will not share personal identifying information with nor reveal Your e-mail address to any third party, unless You have instructed Us to do so; or if We are required to do so by a law enforcement agency or as part of a legal investigation. Information about each visitor is colllected to create an overall statistical and demographic analysis of Website usership that may be shared with third parties. This overall analysis does not highlight any individual's specific information, but serves solely as an aggregate study.


Sale of Data

The City of El Segundo does not sell data for direct mail or advertising purposes.


Security Precautions

In the event a visitor makes a credit card purchase, such as paying for a business license online, the City of El Segundo has installed secure server software that encrypts the information for secure transmission over the Internet in order to prevent outside tampering. Only City of El Segundo employees directly responsible for processing Your order will have access to Your personal information.


Cookies

We do not use any cookies that could be used to track information such as passwords, histories of pages You've visited, when You last visited a particular page, or to identify Your session at a particular website.


Control of Personal Information

You have the option at any time to unsubscribe from Our e-newsletter or to be taken off any other e-mail lists. You are not obligated to participate in any surveys, e-mail programs, or sign up for other applications while using this Website.


Minors Accessing the Website

We do not have the technical capability to determine if a visitor who accesses applications or e-mail lists on Our site is a minor. Thus, any personal information forwarded by a minor will be treated in the same manner as data given by an adult. Parents should be aware that such information may become accessible to the public and are advised to counsel their children in advance when children are asked to provide any personal information online.


Privacy Policy and Accuracy of Information Disclaimer

This privacy policy applies strictly to the City of El Segundo's Website. Visitors who link from Our site to a different website will be subject to the privacy policy, if any, of that site.

We make every effort to ensure that the data provided on this site is current, but cannot guarantee so. The City of El Segundo, and any agency, officer or employee of the City of El Segundo cannot certify the accuracy, reliablity or timeliness of any information published on this Website. The aforementioned parties do not endorse any content, viewpoints, businesses, individuals, services or other data connected to this system and are thereby not liable for any losses caused by reliance by any outside party on any of the information on this site. Some of the information on this Website may be incorrect or out of date. Anyone who relies on the information within this site does so at his or her own risk.






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