Washington County's Privacy Policy

  Thank you for visiting the Washington County Colorado Online Portal. This web site is designed to make it easier and more efficient for Washington County citizens and businesses to interact with their local government. Like all online resources, we recognize that visitors to this web site are concerned about their privacy.


  Washington County is committed to preserving your privacy when visiting this web site. This policy describes the County's privacy practices regarding information collected from visitors to this web site. This policy describes what data is collected and how that information is used. The County may, at its sole discretion, change, modify, add, or delete portions of this policy. Because this privacy policy applies only to this web site, you may wish to examine the privacy policy of any web site, including other local web sites you access through this web site.

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Information Collected When You Visit this Web site

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  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 online.

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 web site. For site security purposes and to ensure that this web site 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 web site.

When visiting this web site, the County automatically collects and stores the following information about your visit:

• The Internet Protocol address and domain name of your Internet service provider. The Internet Protocol address is a numerical identifier assigned either to your Internet service provider or directly to your computer, which can be used to direct Internet traffic to you.
• The type of browser and operating system you used.
• The date and time you visited this site.
• The web pages or services you accessed at this site.
• The URL or web site address of the web site you visited prior to coming to this web site and from which any web page on this site was linked. This information is used to improve this web site's content and to help the County understand how people are using this web site.

This information is collected for statistical analysis, to determine what information is of most and of least interest to our visitors, and to identify system performance or problem areas. The information is not collected for commercial marketing purposes and the County does not sell or distribute the information collected from the Portal for commercial marketing purposes.

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Information Collected When You E-mail this Web site

  If, during your visit to this web site, you send an e-mail to the County, 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. Your e-mail address and the information contained in your e-mail may be used to respond to you, to address issues you identify, to further improve this web site, 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 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 web site unless you send an e-mail containing such information to the County through this web site.

  If you do not communicate with this web site, it does not affect your ability to use any other features of this web site or other government web sites. The County does not knowingly collect personal information from children or create profiles of children through this web site. People are cautioned that the collection of personal information provided by any individual in an e-mail will be treated the same as information given by an adult, and may, if not protected by federal or State law, be subject to public access.

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Security

  The County limits employee access to personally identifiable information from this web site 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 web site as part of our continuing commitment to the security of electronic content as well as the electronic transmission of information. Online payment and other processes that involve personal information are secured through a Verisign SSL certificate with 128-bit encryption.

The County limits employee access to personally identifiable information from this web site 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 web site as part of our continuing commitment to the security of electronic content as well as the electronic transmission of information. Online payment and other processes that involve personal information are secured through a Verisign SSL certificate with 128-bit encryption.

Disclosure of Information Collected Through This Web site

  Information collected through this web site, personal or otherwise, may, if not protected by local, federal or state 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 local, federal or state law enforcement authorities to enforce its rights against unauthorized access or attempted unauthorized access to the County information.

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