This policy is to inform visitors to the City of Smithville Website of its data gathering methods and use of such data. The City of Smithville collects many types of data throughout its Web site and the degree to which this data is used will be specified below. The City of Smithville may change this policy at any time at its sole discretion and without notice.
Collection and Use of Information
The City of Smithville does not sell or lease personal information. Information submitted to the City of Smithville Website may be subject to the Texas Public Information Act. Information about the Texas Public Information Act is available from the Office of the Texas Attorney General atwww.oag.state.tx.us/opinopen/opengovt.htm. For more information regarding specific City of Smithville Web pages or Web applications, contact the City webmaster via email.
Often personal or business information is requested by a City of Smithville online service. The request of information, storage of that information and the dissemination of that information will vary based on the department and/or service. In each instance, clear indications of whether or not the information is required or optional will be marked.
The City of Smithville may be required by law enforcement or judicial authorities to provide personally identifiable information to the appropriate governmental authorities. We reserve the right to report to law enforcement agencies any activities that we in good faith believe to be unlawful.
This site uses a third party for online payment services. The third party is required by the City of Smithville and insure the City of Smithville that all credit card and other payment information that you transmit to will be protected by a minimum of 128-bit encryption technology; provided your browser is properly configured and your computer is operating properly. Security technology requires that you are using a reasonably current browser that is capable of 128-bit encryption. Current browsers provide visual cues to the visitor that the online service is secure. In the bottom of the browser you should see a key or lock. If the key is not broken or the lock is locked, then you are on a secure site. If not the site is not secure, you should not trust the transmission of personal information to the site.
Cookies are small text files that are stored on the visitor's hard drive in order to place certain information regarding the transaction. A session ID, along with time date and other information may be gathered. In order for the transaction to take place, cookies must be enabled by your browser.
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