Woodford County Government

Policies

Privacy Policy

Woodford County is committed to protecting individual privacy. The county provides this policy to explain what information is collected from you and how it is used. To make this policy easy to find, it is available from a link on the homepage and most of the other pages on the website.
This privacy policy only applies to Woodford County's website. If you leave Woodford County's website by clicking on a link, you are then subject to the privacy policy of that website which is not reviewed, approved or verified by Woodford County.


Policy Contents

  • Statistical Information Collected When You Visit Our Website
  • Information You Provide to Us
  • Use of Collected Information
  • Use of Cookies
  • Security
  • How to Contact Us

Statistical Information Collected When You Visit Our Website
When you visit our website, Woodford County collects and stores statistical information about your visit. The information does not identify what an individual accesses on our website, but does enable us to produce summary statistical reports. We use the statistical information to help improve the design of our website and to analyze how web pages are being accessed.

Information You Provide to Us
Some applications on our website allow you to enter information on forms so that we can provide you with a customized response. In this case, the information you supply is not recorded or tracked. Examples include forms that request search keywords in order to find specific information or forms where you enter your address or pin number to receive customized information.
Other applications on our website ask for personal information so that we may respond to your request. Examples of personal information collected include:
-Your name
-Address
-Phone number
-Email address


Use of Collected Information
Information collected from you will be used for the purpose that was defined when you made the request. The information may be given to another government agency in order to respond to your request. We do not share the information collected from you with other outside parties unless the information is subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act or by court order or subpoena or it is deemed necessary to release it to an authorized law enforcement agency.
We do not create personal profiles containing information about the requests you make on our website.

We use email addresses to answer the email we receive. The addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.


Use of Cookies
A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer by applications that you may use on our website. Cookies are used to keep track of important application specific information. If you do not allow the use of cookies in your browser, there are some applications on our website that will not function. For example, you will not be able to fill out an online employment application or answer some of our online surveys.


Security
Woodford County protects the information you supply when visiting our website. When a visitor is asked to supply sensitive information online, the web page is secured with the industry standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption. You can tell when you are on a secure web page because the address of the web page will start with https and the lock at the bottom of the browser window will be in a locked position. SSL will encrypt your personal information while it is sent across the Internet.
Woodford County also protects the personal information that is stored on its web servers. Web servers are kept in a locked room that is only accessible to authorized personnel.
Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information on our Internet servers are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under federal or state laws.


How to Contact Us
If you have questions or concerns regarding this privacy policy, please send an email to webmaster@woodford-county.org. This information may be stored in a database which will be accessed by authorized personnel in order to fulfill your request. Examples of personal information collected include:
Your name
Address
Phone number
Email address


Email Policy

Policy Contents

  • SPAM
  • Use of Email Addresses
  • Mailing Lists

SPAM
Woodford County does not approve of SPAM also know as UCE (unsolicited commercial email). Woodford County does not send SPAM and it does not act as a relay point for SPAM from other mail servers.

To report SPAM problems related to Woodford County, send an email to webmaster@woodford-county.org. Please attach the email in question in order to preserve all headers from the original message and send the message from an email account with a valid reply address.


Use of Email Addresses
On certain pages on its website, Woodford County does request email addresses. These email addresses will be used for the requested purpose only.


Mailing Lists
If email addresses are requested for the purpose of being added to a mailing list, Woodford County will follow these guidelines:
Each mailing list will describe what subscribers will receive and how often messages will be sent.
All new subscription requests will be verified either by sending an email message to the subscriber who must reply or by visiting a webpage to complete the subscription.
Subscribers can request removal from a mailing list via a webpage or by sending an email to a specific address.
Subscribers will be removed from a mailing list within one week of receiving the request.
A contact telephone number will be provided for each mailing list.
If email cannot be delivered to an address, the address will be removed from the mailing list.
Woodford County will not use a mailing list for any purpose other than what was originally intended.
Woodford County does not sell or redistribute mailing lists that it collects to any third party.
Woodford County will not add an email address to another mailing list other than the one requested.

Links Policy

Policy Contents

  • Linking to Woodford County's Website
  • Links to Other Websites
  • Requesting a Link
  • Disclaimer

Linking to Woodford County's Website
You may link to any webpage on Woodford County's website without permission. We recommend that you confine these links to Woodford County's homepage or to the homepages of individual departments. If you are going to link to other web pages within Woodford County's website, you do so at your own risk. These pages may be removed or changed without notice. Pages on Woodford County's website that contain time sensitive content may be removed from the site when that information is no longer valid.

Links to Other Websites

Woodford County provides links to:

  • Other government agencies
  • Special purpose districts
  • Educational institutions (public & private)
  • Libraries
  • Museums
  • Hospitals
  • Police and fire departments
  • Newspapers that serve Woodford County
  • Not-for-profit organizations serving the community

Some links are provided to commercial websites that:

  • Provide useful information related to Woodford County
  • Provide additional information related to services offered by Woodford County departments and agencies
  • Participate in economic development partnerships with Woodford County
  • Are important to Woodford County's economic development

Requesting a Link
You may make a request to have your company/organization added to our main links page if your company or organization falls into one of the categories described above. Links are subject to review before being listed. Woodford County reserves the right to reject or remove links to any website if the site's content is inappropriate. Send your request to webmaster@woodford-county.org.

Disclaimer
Links to other websites are provided for convenience and information only. Woodford County assumes no responsibility for their content and does not endorse these web sites or their organizations. Woodford County reserves the right to remove links to other websites at any time and without notice. Please read the Terms of Use statement for additional information.

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