Information collected when you e-mail this website
If you send an e-mail, your e-mail address and the contents of your e-mail will be collected.
The information collected is not limited to text characters and may include audio, video, and graphic information formats you send us. The information is retained in accordance with the public record retention provisions in the Local Government Records Law.
Your e-mail address and the information contained in your e-mail will be used to respond to you, to address issues you identify, to further improve this website, or to forward your e-mail to another agency for appropriate action. Your e-mail address is not collected for commercial marketing purposes and the County does not sell or distribute your e-mail address for commercial marketing purposes.
Personal information and choice
“Personal information” is information about an individual (e.g. an individual’s name, address, and phone number). A domain name or Internet Protocol address is not considered personal information.
Personal information is not collected through this website unless you send an e-mail to the County. If you do not communicate with this website it does not affect your ability to use any other features of this website or other County government websites.
Currently, the County does not knowingly collect personal information from children or create profiles of children through this website. People are cautioned that the collection of personal information provided by any individual through this site will be treated the same as information given by an adult, and may, if not protected by federal, state or local law, be subject to public access. The County encourages parents and teachers to be involved in children’s Internet activities and guide the children whenever children are asked to provide personal information on-line.
Disclosure of information collected through this website
Information collected through this website, personal or otherwise, may, if not protected by federal, state or local law, be subject to disclosure pursuant to law, such as the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), or court order.
Additionally, the County may disclose personal information to federal, state or local law enforcement authorities to enforce its rights against unauthorized access or attempted unauthorized access to the County’s information.
The County limits employee access to personally identifiable information from this website to only those employees who need access to perform a specific job. Security measures have been integrated into the design, implementation, and day-to-day operations of this website as part of our continuing commitment to the security of electronic content as well as the electronic transmission of information.
Note: The information contained in this policy should not be construed in any way as giving business, legal, or other advice, or warranting as fail proof, the security of information provided via this website. For site security purposes and to ensure that this website remains available to all users, the County employs software to monitor traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or otherwise cause damage to this website.
Information provided on this website is intended to allow the public immediate access to public information about foster parenting. While all attempts are made to provide accurate, current, and reliable information, the County recognizes the possibility of human and/or mechanical error. Therefore, the County, its employees, officers, agents and agencies make no representations as to the accuracy, completeness, currency, or suitability of the information provided by this website, and deny any expressed or implied warranty as to the same.