The City of Brentwood,
California, is committed to protecting your online privacy and the confidentiality
of personal information you may provide while interacting with us on the
web. This policy seeks to clarify our efforts and activities on the subject
of privacy and related topics. The City of Brentwood has created this
policy statement in order to demonstrate the City's commitment to privacy.
When you follow a
link to any other web site, even the site of another governmental agency,
is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of other Web sites.
about how they handle your personal identifiable information.
of Personal Information
identifiable information is automatically collected about visitors who
simply browse this site or who download information from it. The City
of Brentwood does not release any information about the collection of
IP addresses to any third party, except under court order.
Our web servers maintain
logs of user activity in order to help us manage the web site. Information
stored in these logs does not identify you personally. The logs store
such things as the domain name and IP address from which you accessed
our web site; the type of browser and operating system you used; the date
and time you accessed our site; the pages you visited; and the country
or region of the world from which you accessed this site.
City staff may use
this information to learn how many visitors, where the visitors are located,
which parts of our web site are of most interest to visitors, and other
facts that will help us improve the web site and the services we offer.
You Send Us Personal Information
The City of
Brentwood values your use of this site and values your feedback. If you
participate in a survey or send us an e-mail, your e-mail address and
the other information you volunteered will be collected. Visitors who
request services through this site may be required to furnish additional
information in order to provide the service requested. The additional
information collected will be no more specific than if the visitor were
requesting the service by any other means, including by telephone or an
in-person visit to a City facility. We may share this information with
another government agency or organization if that is required to provide
the help you are requesting.
of Your Personal Information
While no web
site can protect itself against all eventualities, every effort is made
to protect any sensitive personal information you give us. We will not
rent, sell or give away any information identifying you individually (name,
address, phone number, etc.) to third parties for marketing or mailing
list purposes without your permission. We will also not disclose credit
card information, except for purposes related to your credit card transaction,
or with your permission, or as required by law.
As a governmental
agency, we are governed by California open records laws. It's important
for you to understand that most business you conduct with the City of
Brentwood, as well as with state and county governments, becomes a public
record. Public records as defined by state law, and not made confidential
elsewhere in the California Codes, may be posted for electronic access
through this web site. This includes most city permits you have applied
for, property you have registered with the county recorder of deeds, and
requests for a city service. These same records have long been open for
public inspection by anyone requesting them in person, by mail or by telephone
at the appropriate government office.
Who to Contact
If you have
site in general, you may contact the City of Brentwood Web Master at firstname.lastname@example.org.