Disclaimer and Privacy Policy

Disclaimer 

The Town of Holden provides information on this website for general public purposes only.  Please refer to official copies of documents, which may be found at the Municipal Office for legal and interpretive uses.


Privacy Policy

Individuals who visit the Town of Holden's web sites are important to us. Because visitors to our sites are important, we do not capture personal information about them without their permission. We endeavor to collect only the minimum amount of information needed to provide the services, security, and information access for which the sites were created.

Policy Sections:

Identifiable Personal Information Hyperlinks
E-Mail Consent
Site Statistics Notice of Changes
Cookies Contact

Identifiable Personal Information

Identifiable personal information includes, but is not limited to:

Name Address
E-Mail Address Password
Phone Numbers Social Security Number
Or any combination of data that could be used to identify you such as your birth date, zip code, etc.

Personally identifiable information will not be collected unless you voluntarily send an e-mail message or fill out and send an online form. This information will be considered to be voluntarily provided and will be treated in the same manner as information provided in written form. Your choice not to engage in these activities will not impair your ability to browse our web sites; however, it may impair your ability to utilize some of our online services and information.

When personal information is collected on the web site and is stored by the Town of Holden, it is kept in a secure location. This information will not be shared, unless allowed by law.

E-mail

E-mail messages will 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.

Site Statistics

We may collect some or all of the following information about visitors who view or access information from our web sites:

Information Definition

Date

Date the visit occurred.

Time

Time the visit occurred.

Client IP

Unique Internet Protocol (IP) address of the website visitor. The IP address recorded is normally that of the visitor's Internet service provider, e.g., aol.com if the visitor connects from an America Online account.

Server IP 

Unique Internet Protocol (IP) address of the web server accessed.

HTTP Status 

Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP) error code. E.g., "404 Requested Page Not Found."

HTTP Request URL

Identifies the web page or file requested by the website visitor.

Bytes Sent

Amount of data sent from the web server to web site visitor during that connection.

Bytes Received

Amount of data sent from web site visitor to the web server.

User Agent

Type of web browser or other client software that made request to the web server.

Referrer

Uniform Resource Locator (URL) that referred to the requested file.

Protocol Version

Version of HTTP used by the visitor's web browser software.

The information we collect is used to improve the content and help us understand how people are using our services. We analyze our web sites logs to continually improve the value of the materials available on our site. The information in our web sites logs is not personally identifiable, and we make no attempt to link it with the individuals who use Holden's sites or services.

Cookies

We do not use cookies in order to track visits to Holden's web sites. A temporary cookie may be placed during login on Affiliate web sites. It does not contain any identifiable personal information, and it is automatically deleted at the conclusion of the login process. The "help" portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies or how to disable cookies altogether.

Hyperlinks

Our web sites contain hyperlinks or "links" to other sites, and other sites may "link" to this site. Web sites linking to and from our web sites may have different privacy practices from the ones described herein. Visitors to our web sites should read the privacy statements of other web sites they visit. Our privacy policy applies solely to information collected by our web sites.

Consent

By using our web sites, you signify your assent to our privacy policy. If you do not agree with any term in this policy, please do not use our web sites or submit any personally identifiable information.

Notice of Changes

We will post any substantive changes in this privacy policy at least 15 days prior to the change taking effect. Any information collected under this current policy will remain bound by the terms of this privacy policy. After the changes take effect, all new information collected, if any, will be subject to the revised privacy policy.”

Contact

If you have questions about this policy, please contact The Town Office or call 207-843-5151

 
   
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