|The purpose of our policy is to inform you of the types of information we gather when you visit our site, how we may use that information, whether we disclose it to anyone, and who to contact with questions. Neither the City of Fountain, nor any agency, officer, employee, or contractor of the City of Fountain warrants the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of any information published on this site and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
When you visit our site, we do not collect your personal information, like your name or address, unless you choose to provide it to us. We do collect some technical information that's used to improve your visit to our site, to help us make the site more useful for you, and to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use.
When you browse, read pages, or download information on fountaincolorado.org, we automatically collect and store:
The IP address from which you access our site (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you connect to the Internet);
The type of browser used to access our site (such as Chrome or Internet Explorer);
The date and time you access our site;
The pages you visit; and
If you linked to fountaincolorado.org from another website, the address of that website
INFORMATION YOU MAY PROVIDE
You may choose to provide us with personal information, such as by filling out a form, signing up for an e-mail newsletter, or conducting an online transaction. We use the information you provide for its stated purpose, such as to respond to your questions, deliver information you have requested, register your opinion, or conduct a transaction.
Browser-based "cookies" are simple text files stored on your computer by your Web browser. There are basically two types of these cookies, persistent and non-persistent.
Persistent cookies stay on your computer even after you navigate away from fountaincolorado.org. With your permission, we may use persistent cookies to increase the ease-of-use of our site.
Non-persistent cookies are automatically destroyed when you close your Web browser. We use non-persistent cookies in applications (such as the online job application) that keep track of your online session and make it possible for you to complete a form or use a function.
As a governmental agency, we are governed by public records laws. Any information that we receive through the use of our site is subject to the same provisions as information provided on paper.
If you send us e-mail, we may redirect your message to another governmental agency or person who is in a better position to answer your question or handle your message. We only share the information you provide with another agency if your inquiry relates to that agency or as otherwise required by law. Your e-mail and information contained within it could also be released to a media outlet through a formal public records request. This may include your name and e-mail address. Therefore, before you submit e-mail and provided information to the city of Fountain, you should understand it is not private or confidential.
Otherwise, we do not share personally identifying information with any third party without your permission. We disclose only in aggregate form our statistical analyses or demographics of users to third parties. This information is not reported or used in any manner that would reveal personally identifying information and is not released to any outside parties unless we are legally required to do so in connection with law enforcement investigations or other legal proceedings.
EXTERNAL LINK DISCLAIMER
Links to External Sites open in a new window and leave the City of Fountain website.
The City of Fountain is not responsible for and has no control over the policies or content of any third-party sites. Any concerns or comments related to the contents of the sites accessed through external links should be directed to the author of that website. Use of any information obtained from such external links is voluntary, and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy, completeness, efficacy, and timeliness.
Neither the City of Fountain, nor any agency, officer, employee, or contractor of the City of Fountain warrants the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of any information published by external sites, nor endorses any content, viewpoints, products, or services linked from external sites, 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 inaccurate or outdated. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from external sites does so at his or her own risk.