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Town of Glastonbury’s Internet Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions of Use

Internet Privacy Policy

This Policy guides how the Town of Glastonbury collects, stores and uses information about citizens/entities who visit the Town’s website. The Town of Glastonbury strives to provide online resources in a safe, secure manner that respects your privacy when you visit our sites.


This Privacy Policy addresses the collection, use, disclosure, and security of information that may be obtained by the Town of Glastonbury through the use of the www.glastonbury-ct.gov , www.glasct.org, and http://www.wtmlib.comwebsites.


The Town of Glastonbury’s Website policy is to respect and protect the privacy of the Town’s website users, consistent with the applicable laws of the United States and the State of Connecticut, including the Connecticut Freedom of Information Act and the Connecticut Personal Data Act.


The Town of Glastonbury may, from time to time, modify this Privacy Policy to reflect legal, technological and other developments. In that event, the changes will appear at this location.


This Privacy Policy is maintained by: Town of Glastonbury - Manager of Information Technology, 2155 Main Street, Glastonbury, CT 06033

If you visit the Town of Glastonbury’s website(s), the Town of Glastonbury may collect some or all of the following information: 

  •  The name of your domain; for example, "xyzcompany.com" if you use a private Internet access account; 
  •  The IP address; a number automatically assigned to your computer when you are using the Internet. 
  •  The type of browser, version, and operating system used to access the site; 
  •  The Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site; 
  •  The pages you visit within the Town of Glastonbury’s websites; and 
  •  The links made to other websites through the Town of Glastonbury websites.

This information is collected for statistical analysis using third-party or proprietary software programs to create summary statistics of web traffic. The statistics are used for the purpose of determining what information is of most and least interest to all visitors and identifying system performance or problem areas in order to better plan future site enhancements. This information is not collected for commercial marketing purposes.


Voluntarily Provided Information

  • The Town does not collect personal information without your permission. If, during your visit to this website, you voluntarily provide personally identifiable information, the Town will collect such information. Examples of personally identifiable information may include: 
  •  Your name, address, email address and/or phone number or any other information requested; 
  •  Information you voluntarily submit to the Town of Glastonbury for the purposes of completing or submitting an application or form online;

Be aware that when you give the Town your personal information for purposes of communicating with or requesting information from the Town of Glastonbury, that communication becomes a part of the public record and is subject to disclosure under applicable Connecticut and Federal statute(s). The Town will not disclose any personally identifiable information collected online to entities outside of Town of Glastonbury departments and agencies except where an individual has given the town permission.


Sale of Data 

E-mail addresses or any personally identifying information about individuals are not sold or rented to any governmental or commercial entities. 

External Linking 

The Town of Glastonbury’s websites provide links to other websites. These include links to web sites operated by other agencies and officials, other government agencies, nonprofit organizations and private businesses. When you transfer to another site, you are subject to the privacy policy of that new site.
 
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE 

Access to the Town of Glastonbury’s websites is provided subject to the following terms and conditions. Please read these terms carefully as use of these sites constitutes acceptance of all of the following terms and conditions:

Disclaimer of Liability

NEITHER THE TOWN OF GLASTONBURY, NOR ANY OF ITS AGENCIES NOR ANY OF ITS EMPLOYEES SHALL BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY IMPROPER OR INCORRECT USE OF THE INFORMATION DESCRIBED AND/OR CONTAINED HEREIN AND ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANYONE'S USE OF THE INFORMATION. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE TOWN OF GLASTONBURY OR ITS AGENCIES OR EMPLOYEES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OR SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SYSTEM, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. THIS DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY APPLIES TO ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THOSE CAUSED BY ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF RECORD, WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORTIOUS BEHAVIOR, NEGLIGENCE OR UNDER ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Accuracy of Data

ALTHOUGH THE DATA FOUND USING THE TOWN OF GLASTONBURY’S WEBSITE(S) HAVE BEEN PRODUCED AND PROCESSED FROM SOURCES BELIEVED TO BE RELIABLE, NO WARRANTY, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, IS MADE REGARDING ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, COMPLETENESS, LEGALITY, RELIABILITY OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION. THIS DISCLAIMER APPLIES TO BOTH ISOLATED AND AGGREGATE USES OF THE INFORMATION. THE TOWN PROVIDES THIS INFORMATION ON AN "AS IS" BASIS. ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, FREEDOM FROM CONTAMINATION BY COMPUTER VIRUSES AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS ARE DISCLAIMED. CHANGES MAY BE PERIODICALLY MADE TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN; THESE CHANGES MAY OR MAY NOT BE INCORPORATED IN ANY NEW VERSION OF THE PUBLICATION. IF YOU HAVE OBTAINED INFORMATION FROM ANY OF THE TOWN’S WEB PAGES FROM A SOURCE OTHER THAN THE TOWN’S WEBSITES LISTED ABOVE, BE AWARE THAT ELECTRONIC DATA CAN BE ALTERED SUBSEQUENT TO ORIGINAL DISTRIBUTION. DATA CAN ALSO QUICKLY BECOME OUT OF DATE. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT CAREFUL ATTENTION BE PAID TO THE CONTENTS OF ANY DATA ASSOCIATED WITH A FILE, AND THAT THE ORIGINATOR OF THE DATA OR INFORMATION BE CONTACTED WITH ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING APPROPRIATE USE. IF YOU FIND ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS, WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO REPORT THEM TO WEBMASTER@GLASTONBURY-CT.GOV VIA EMAIL.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

The Town of Glastonbury is a distributor of content sometimes supplied by third parties and users. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers, users, or others, are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and do not necessarily state or reflect those of the Town of Glastonbury and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes. Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the Town of Glastonbury.

Disclaimer for External Links 

Town of Glastonbury is a distributor of content sometimes supplied by third parties and users. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers, users, or others, are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and do not necessarily state or reflect those of the Town of Glastonbury and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes. Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the Town of Glastonbury.

Disclaimer of Duty to Continue Provision of Data 

Due to the dynamic nature of the Internet, resources that are free and publicly available one day may require a fee or restricted access the next, and the location of items may change as menus, homepages, and files are reorganized. You expressly agree that use of the Town of Glastonbury’s websites is at your sole risk. The Town of Glastonbury does not warrant that the service will be uninterrupted or error free. The documents and related graphics published on this server could contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. The Town of Glastonbury and/or its respective agencies and programs may make improvements and/or changes in the information and/or programs described herein at any time.

Choice of Law 

Construction of the disclaimers above and resolution of disputes thereof are governed by the laws of the State of Connecticut. The laws of the State of Connecticut, U.S.A., shall apply to all uses of this data and this system. By use of this system and any data contained therein, you agree that your use shall conform to all applicable laws and regulations and you shall not violate the rights of any third parties.


Last updated: 3/6/2009 3:25:07 PM