Privacy Policy

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The City of Gillette does not capture personal information about visitors to the City of Gillette website without their permission. We endeavor to collect only the minimum amount of information required to meet the purposes for which the City website was created.

The City of Gillette collects information that is used to improve the content of the City's web services and helps us to understand how people are using these services. We analyze our website logs to continually improve the value of the materials available on our site. This information is not "personally identifiable", and we make no attempt to link it with the individuals who browse the City website. We may collect some or all of the following information about visitors who view or download information from our website:

INFORMATION
Date/Time
Browser/Version
OS/Version
Resolution/Color
Location
Language
Service Provider
IP Address
Search
Entry Page
Referrer

DEFINITION
Date and time of visit
Browser and version used to view website
Operating system and version used to view website
Screen resolution and color depth used to view website
City, region, country, time zone of visitor
Language used by visitor
Name of visitor's service provider
IP address of visitor, normally service provider's IP
Search engine and keywords used by visitor to reach website
Identifies the first web page or file requested by the visitor
URL that referred visitor to the requested file

"Personally identifiable" information is information about a person that is readily identifiable to that specific individual. It includes, for example, an individual's name, street address, e-mail address, or phone number. Personally identifiable information shall not be collected unless a visitor voluntarily sends an e-mail message, fills out and sends an online form, or fills out personal information and sends in a survey. Unless specifically protected under state law, any information provided in this manner may be inspected by the public or disclosed in a legal proceeding.

E-mail messages sent to the City of Gillette website shall be treated the same as any other written communication. They may be subject to public inspection or legal disclosure and may be saved for a period of time before they are destroyed. E-mail or other information requests sent to the City website may be maintained in order to respond to the request, may be forwarded to the appropriate person, or may be used to provide the web administrator with valuable customer feedback to assist in improving the website. E-mail addresses obtained as a result of a request to the City website shall not be sold or given to private companies for marketing purposes.