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Town of Brighton Internet Privacy Policy

The Town of Brighton Web site provides convenient access to Brighton Town information and services and is an important communication tool for the community.

This policy describes the Town of Brighton’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 Town of Brighton may, at its sole discretion, change modify, add, or delete portions of this policy. Because this privacy policy only applies to this web site, you should examine the privacy policy of any web site, including other web sites that you are able to access through this web site.


Information Collected When You Visit This Web Site

When visiting www.townofbrighton.org, the Town of Brighton automatically collects and stores the following information about your visit:

  1. 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;
  2. The type of browser and operating system you used;
  3. The date and time you visited this site;
  4. The web pages or services you accessed at this site; and
  5. 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 our web site's content and to help the Town of Brighton understand how visitors 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 issues or problem areas. The information is not collected for commercial marketing purposes and the Town of Brighton does not sell or distribute the information collected from the site for commercial marketing purposes. The information is retained in accordance with the public record retention provisions in the Local Government Records Law.


Information Collected When You Email This Web Site


If you send an email to the Town of Brighton, your email address and the contents of your email/registration 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 email address and the information contained in your email will be used to respond to you, to address issues you identify, to further improve this web site, or to forward your email to another agency for appropriate action. Your email address is not collected for commercial marketing purposes and the Town of Brighton does not sell or distribute your email address for commercial marketing purposes.


Personal Information And Choice

"Personal information" is information about an individual (e.g. an individual's name, address, phone number and e-mail address). 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 email to the Town of Brighton. You have the ability to use all other features of this web site even if you choose not to share or “communicate” personal information.

Currently, the Town of Brighton 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 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 Town of Brighton 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 Web Site

Information collected through this web site, 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.

If you would like more information regarding the Freedom of Information Law, please click here

Additionally, the Town of Brighton 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 Town of Brighton's information.


Security

The Town of Brighton 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.

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. The Town of Brighton web site is hosted at www.civicplus.com and site security is maintained by the vendor.


Cookies

At the present time, this Town of Brighton web site does not utilize the cookie feature and does not store identifying tags on the device you use to access this web site. The use of cookies is a standard practice among Internet web sites. The software and hardware you use to access a web site allows you to refuse the cookie or delete the cookie file at any time.


Links Disclaimer

In order to provide visitors with certain information, this web site provides links to federal, state and local government agencies, and web sites of other organizations. A link does not constitute an endorsement of the content, viewpoint, accuracy, opinions, policies, products, services, or accessibility of that web site. Once you link to another web site from this web site, including one maintained by the Town of Brighton, you are subject to the terms and conditions of that web site, including, but not limited to, its privacy policy.


Information Disclaimer


Information provided on this web site is intended to allow the public immediate access to public information. While all attempts are made to provide accurate, current, and reliable information, the Town of Brighton recognizes the possibility of human and/or mechanical error. Therefore, the Town of Brighton, its employees, officers, agents and agencies make no representations as to the accuracy, completeness, currency, or suitability of the information provided by this web site, and deny any expressed or implied warranty as to the same.


Contact Information


For questions regarding the Privacy Policy please contact the Town Supervisor's office at (585) 784-5252.

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