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Thank you for visiting www.lagrange-ga.org, the official website of the City of LaGrange, Georgia. This site is designed to make it easier and more efficient to interact with the City while respecting the privacy of LaGrange's residents, businesses and visitors. (The term "we" in this policy refers to the City of LaGrange, Georgia.)
We are committed to maintaining your online privacy and aspire in making every reasonable effort to ensure your rights are protected. However, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of sites that link from this site.
If you visit www.lagrange-ga.org, the information collected may include, but is not limited to the following:
- The name of your domain; for example, "xyzcompany.com" if you use a private Internet access account.
- An IP address; a number automatically assigned to your computer when you are using the Internet.
- The type of browser and operating system used to access our site.
- The Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site.
- The pages you visit within the site.
- The links made to other websites through our site.
The above is collected to create summary statistics using third-party software programs. Information may be used for any legal reason, which may include, but is not limited to, determining what information is of most and least interest to our visitors, and to help identify system performance or problem areas in order to better plan future enhancements. It is not collected for commercial marketing purposes.
Please note the information collected, whether or not personally identifiable, may also include audio, video and other graphic formats you send us. Information is retained and used in accordance with existing laws, rules, regulations and other policies.
Depending on the specific service or transaction, we may share personally identifiable information among our agencies in order to provide the service or complete the transaction.
Neither the City of LaGrange, nor any agency, officer, or employee of the City of LaGrange warrants the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published by this system, nor endorses any content, viewpoints, products nor services linked to from this system, and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information. Portions of such information may be incorrect or not current. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from this system does so at his or her own risk.
Visitors should be aware that information collected through www.lagrange-ga.org may be subject to examination and inspection, if such information is a public record or not otherwise protected from disclosure.
Our site may occasionally use "cookies" to customize your browsing experience. Cookies are simple text files stored by your browser and provide a method to distinguish between site visitors, allowing customized features such as online payments. Cookies created on your computer by using our website do not contain personally identifiable information and do not compromise your privacy or security. You can refuse the cookie or delete the cookie file from your computer at any time by using any one of a number of widely available methods.
Several tools, policies and protocols are used to safeguard the submission of information through www.lagrange-ga.org. Security measures have been integrated into the design, implementation and day-to-day operations of the entire operating environment as part of our continuing commitment to the security of electronic content as well as the electronic transmission of information.
For services requiring online financial transactions, www.lagrange-ga.org uses the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption protocol to safeguard your sensitive personal information, including your credit card number. Information is encrypted from your computer to the website computer processing your request.
In order to further secure your privacy, do not divulge any passwords or sensitive information to anyone in a phone call or email. When you are finished with those applications that are password protected or require your credit card information, it is always recommended that you close or otherwise exit the browser page.
Email is not a secure form of transmission. As such, we do not recommend you submit sensitive or personally identifiable information via email. If you choose to provide us with personal information in an email we may use the email and information in it to improve our service to you or to respond to your request. Sometimes we forward your email to other City employees who may be better able to help you, and this staff may be employed by a different agency within the State. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations or as required by law, we do not share email with any other organization outside the public sector.
Questions Regarding this Statement
If you have questions about our Internet Privacy Guidelines, please direct them to addrDept('Communications') firstname.lastname@example.org for clarification.