Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy of The Borough of Catasauqua

The Borough of Catasauqua respects the privacy of visitors to this website. This Privacy Policy outlines the kind of information The Borough of Catasauqua may collect while you visit this website and how The Borough of Catasauqua uses such information. When we refer to The Borough of Catasauqua, we or us, we mean our entire company, including our affiliates and subsidiaries.

Information Automatically Collected and Stored

As many other companies do, The Borough of Catasauqua measures the performance of our website in order to improve and customize it in favor of our visitors. During your visit, we may automatically collect and store the following types of information about your computer and your visit: The domain and host from which you access the Internet; The Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to the The Borough of Catasauqua website, if applicable; The date and time you arrived at our website and how long you spent on the website and which pages you visited; Your Internet protocol (IP) address; and Your computer's operating system and browser software.

The Borough of Catasauqua’s website may deposit certain bits of information called "cookies" in a visitor's computer. Generally, a cookie assigns a unique number to the visitor that has no meaning outside the assigning site. Cookies can tell us how and when pages in a website are visited and by how many people. This technology does not collect an individual visitor's identifying information; rather, the information collected is in an aggregate, non-identifiable form. The purpose of this technology and the information it provides is to help us improve our website, products and services. Most web browsers allow the user to deny or accept the cookie feature. We may entrust third parties with the above-described information on our behalf.

Personal Information You Choose to Provide

Personally Identifiable Information ("Personal Information") is information that can be used to identify or contact you, such as your name, title, address, telephone number, email address or similar information. With respect to this website, The Borough of Catasauqua will only collect, store or use Personal Information, when it is voluntarily submitted to us, such as when (1) registering to access portions of this website, (2) contacting us via this website (by clicking on the "Contact Us" link), (3) submitting a question or comment or reporting a complaint related to one of our products. You may elect to limit the use of Personal Information about you by opting to do so through mechanisms that may be provided at the time that you enter that information. To "opt-out" of any consent previously granted for a specific purpose concerning your Personal Information, send an e-mail to The Borough of Catasauqua at info@catasauqua.org. By using this website or providing information to us, you understand and consent to the collection, processing, transfer and use of your Personal Information in the United States and other countries and territories, for the purposes set forth in this Privacy Policy. Subject to applicable law, we and our Service Providers (as described below) may disclose your Personal Information: To unaffiliated third parties that are under contract to perform services for or on behalf of The Borough of Catasauqua ("Service Providers") (e.g., vendors maintaining our computer databases); To the acquiring party in the event of a sale, merger, liquidation or sale or transfer of the business to which such information relates; To other persons as permitted or required by applicable law or regulation; and To law enforcement personnel and other agencies, or as part of a legal process, in order to protect our property or in furtherance of an investigation regarding a breach of rules and policies governing this website, unauthorized access to or use of this website, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or any other illegal activities. To enforce the legal terms that govern your use of the The Borough of Catasauqua web site and/or to offer you other products or services that we believe may be of interest to you.

Additionally, it is possible that we will on occasion combine information we collect through our web site with information that we collect from other sources. Any access to such Personal Information will be limited to the purpose for which such information was provided to our affiliate, subsidiary or Service Provider.

Other Websites

As a convenience to our visitors, this website may contain links to a number of sites that we believe may offer useful information. The policies and procedures we described here do not apply to those sites. We suggest contacting those sites directly for information on their privacy, security, data collection, and distribution policies.

Security

The Borough of Catasauqua takes seriously the security of the information we collect and will take reasonable measures intended to reduce the risk of accidental destruction or loss, or the unauthorized disclosure or access to, such information, reasonably appropriate to the nature of the data concerned. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to The Borough of Catasauqua and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission of information, The Borough of Catasauqua makes commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. However, please note that this is not a guarantee. Despite our efforts visitor submissions may be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by a breach of our safeguards.

Children

Our website is not generally intended for use by children under the age of 18, and The Borough of Catasauqua does not knowingly collect Personal Information from children in this age group. The The Borough of Catasauqua web pages are not intended to solicit information of any kind from children under the age of 18. If we become aware that a user under the age of 18 has provided Personal Information, we will expunge any such Personal Information from our records. If you want to notify us of our receipt of information by children under the age of 18, please do so by contacting us at the address and/or phone number provided on the The Borough of Catasauqua web site.

This Privacy Policy Is For Our On-Line Visitors/Consumers

This privacy policy is for our visitors or consumers who visit our web site(s). It does not apply to information which we may collect by means other than over the Internet.

Acceptance of Privacy Policy

By using the The Borough of Catasauqua web site, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree or are not comfortable with any policy described in this Privacy Policy, your only remedy is to discontinue use of the The Borough of Catasauqua web site.

Updates to Privacy Policy

The Borough of Catasauqua may, in its sole discretion, update this Privacy Policy at any time and from time to time, by posting the amended Privacy Policy on this website. The amended Privacy Policy is effective upon posting and your access to or use of this website following an update is deemed consent to the revised Privacy Policy. We urge each visitor to refer back to this page regularly and especially prior to providing or updating any Personal Information. This Privacy Policy may not be otherwise amended without the written consent of The Borough of Catasauqua. This Privacy Policy was last updated on February 13, 2012.

Contact, Questions, Comments, Complaints

Personal data privacy is a new and evolving area, and The Borough of Catasauqua is evolving to meet these demands. If you have any comments, questions or complaints regarding our Privacy Policy or this website, please contact us. We will address any issue to the best of our abilities.