This site is owned and operated by the Town of Zionsville, and your privacy is of the utmost importance. Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we feel you should fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information is gathered and how it is used.
INFORMATION THE TOWN OF ZIONSVILLE GATHERS AND TRACKS
The Town of Zionsville gathers two types of information about users
1. Information that users provide through optional, voluntary submissions. These are voluntary submissions to receive electronic notifications from the Police Department, or to contact one of the town departments requesting information; and
2. Information the Town of Zionsville gathers through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites. This information allows us to better tailor our services to our users’ needs and to better understand the demographics of our audience.
Consistent with the Federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent.
The Town of Zionsville tracks user traffic patterns throughout all of our sites. However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users. The Town of Zionsville does break down overall usage statistics according to a user’s domain name, browser type, and MIME type by reading this information from the browser string (information contained in every user’s browser).
A text file called a “cookie” may be placed in the browser files of your computer. In the event a cookie is used, the information transmitted is used to maintain your session with the site or to enhance the browsing experience.
USE OF INFORMATION
The Town of Zionsville uses any information voluntarily given by our users to enhance their experience in our site, whether to provide interactive or personalized elements on the site or to better prepare future services based on the usage patterns of our users.
SHARING OF THE INFORMATION
The Town of Zionsville will not share information about individual users with any third party, except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.
The Town of Zionsville operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by our users.
We give users the option, wherever necessary and practical, to choose not to participate in the services or functions offered by this web site, thus completely alleviating the need to gather any personally identifiable information from these users.