City of Wooster PRIVACY AND SECURITY STATEMENT

The City of Wooster recognizes the importance of privacy to our web site visitors within the constraints under Ohio law. By visiting the City of Wooster web site, you accept the following terms and conditions:

PUBLIC RECORDS

Visitors should be aware that, subject to certain statutory exceptions, most documents and records maintained by the City of Wooster, including but not limited to electronic data, are public records under Ohio law. Therefore, information submitted through this web site may be subject to disclosure pursuant to a public records request.

DISCLOSURE TO THIRD PARTIES

The City of Wooster will not rent, sell or distribute any personally identifiable information entered into the web site or electronic mail address to any third party for marketing or mailing list purposes.

WEB SITE INFORMATION

Information presented on this web site is collected, maintained and provided for the convenience of the reader. Although an effort is make to keep such information accurate and up-to-date, the City of Wooster does not make any warranties or representations concerning the content, quality, accuracy or completeness of any information, graphics, links and other items contained on this, or any other, server. Such materials have been compiled from a variety of sources, and are subject to change without notice by the City of Wooster.

USAGE STATISTICS

In order to generate usage statistics to help us improve our web site, we automatically collect certain information on every visitor to the web site. However, this information does not disclose "personal identifiers" (such as name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, etc.). Each time a request is made to view a page within this web site, our web site creates a log file capturing generic user information, Examples of this type of information includes the type of Internet browser or computer operating system you are using, the date and time you accessed this site, the Internet protocol address of the individual computer (or proxy server) making the request, and the Internet address of the site from which you may have linked to this site. All information collected by way of server log files is used in aggregate form only, and may be analyzed for trends and statistics.

ONLINE FORMS AND E-MAIL

This web site will not collect personally identifiable information (such as name, address, telephone number, etc.) unless you provide such information voluntarily. We may ask for such information so that we can tailor interactive features of this web site to your specific interests and needs. You are free to provide or not to provide the requested information. If you choose not to provide this type of information, you can still visit most of the web site, but you may be unable to participate in certain online forums or programs. Personal information voluntarily provided by visitors, including personal information submitted on online forms and e-mail, will be used for the purposes stated on the web page and may also be shared with other agencies as required by law or pursuant to agency authority. Information submitted through this web site also may be subject to disclosure pursuant to a public records request.

WEB COOKIES

Visitors who submit information via this web site should be aware that data linking your computer to this web site (a "cookie") might be created. Temporary cookies may be used when necessary to complete a transaction, to process data submitted to us online or to facilitate ongoing Internet interaction. Information collected on our web sites, including cookies, may also be subject to disclosure pursuant to a public records request. However, no information collected will be given to or sold to a third party for solicitations and/or advertising.

LINKS

This site contains external links to other web sites. The City of Wooster is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such web sites. These links are provided as a convenience, and inclusion of any link on this web site does not imply endorsement by the City of Wooster of the web site.

SECURITY MEASURES

We take very seriously the integrity of the information and systems that we maintain. Therefore, we have instituted security measures for all information systems under our control. These security measures are designed to identify attempts to tamper with this web site. Information collected through these security measures may be used in connection with a criminal prosecution or other legal proceedings.

DISCLAIMER

The City of Wooster shall not be liable to any person or entity for any loss or injury arising, directly or indirectly, out of or caused in whole or in part by the City of Wooster’s errors, acts, or omissions in procuring, compiling, collecting, interpreting, reporting, communicating, delivering or assembling the information, data, or records displayed on this web site.

CONTACT

If you would like information on how correct information is submitted through this web site, please contact: The Webmaster for the City of Wooster