Your privacy is very important to us. Our policy is to collect no personal information about you when you visit our site, unless you elect to make such information available to us. If you do choose to share your personal information, either by subscribing to an e-newsletter, sending a message, requesting information, or by filling out a survey or any other electronic form with your personal information, that information typically will only be used for the purposes you authorize.
Some of this personal information may be saved for a designated period of time to comply with the state of Florida's archiving policies. However, information will not be disclosed to third parties or other government agencies, unless required by state or federal law, including Chapter 119 of the Florida Statutes (Florida's Sunshine Law).
When you visit the City's website (or any other Internet website), the web server automatically recognizes only the Internet domain and IP address from which you accessed the site. This information does not result in the identification of your personal e-mail address, or any other personal information. We do gather collective information about the volume and timing of our visitors' access to the site by collecting information on the date, time and pages visited while at the site. We do this to measure which sections of our site visitors find most useful and so that we may work to improve the content of the site.
Legal Notice Regarding E-mail effective July 1, 2006
Under Florida Law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic email to this entity. Instead, contact us by phone or in writing, attention of the Mayor's Office, Director of Communications.
Social Networking Policy
We expect that participants will treat each other with respect. We will delete posted comments that contain vulgar or abusive language; pornography; personal attacks of any kind; offensive terms that target specific ethnic or racial groups, or incite violence. This list is illustrative and not exhaustive. We will delete comments that are spam, are clearly “off topic” or that promote services or products. Comments that make unsupported accusations will be taken out of the discussion.
- The use of vulgar, offensive, threatening or harassing language is prohibited.
- The discussion forum is not open to comments promoting or opposing any person campaigning for election to a political office or promoting or opposing any ballot proposition.
- The City of West Palm Beach’s social media sites are not open to the promotion or advertisement of a business or commercial transaction.
- This social networking use policy is subject to amendment or modification at any time to ensure its continued use is consistent with its intended purpose and applicable law and/or law enforcement activity.
User Generated Content
Users are notified that they are fully responsible for the content they load on any of the City of West Palm Beach social media sites. The user is responsible for all copyright and intellectual property laws associated with this content.
Information Quality Guidelines
Every effort is made to provide accurate and complete information. However, we cannot guarantee that there will be no errors. The information on this web site should not be relied upon for any type of legal action.
Users of the City of West Palm Beach’s social media sites will be disclosing information in their profiles that may be considered private information. This information will not be collected or used by the City of West Palm Beach except for statistical analysis of the site.
The City of West Palm Beach does not have access to information not expressly shared by the user. Please make sure you read Facebook's Privacy Statement for additional information on what information is collected and used by the Facebook platform www.facebook.com/terms
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