Privacy Policy Statement

Privacy Policy Statement

What This Privacy Policy Covers
This policy covers how the City of Dahlonega treats personal information that the City of Dahlonega collects and receives in connection with its public Web site. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, e-mail address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available.

Information Collection and Use
The City of Dahlonega collects personal information when you register with the City of Dahlonega View, our membership Web site, and when you visit the City of Dahlonega’s public Web site.

When you register with the City of Dahlonega View we ask for information such as your name, e-mail address, birth date, gender, zip code, occupation, industry, and personal interests. Once you register with the City of Dahlonega View and sign in to the City of Dahlonega View, you are not anonymous to us.

the City of Dahlonega automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, the City of Dahlonega cookie information, and the page you request.

Information Sharing and Disclosure
the City of Dahlonega does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies except when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances:

  1. When we respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims; or
  2. When we believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of the City of Dahlonega's terms of use, confidentiality pledge and standards or as otherwise required by law.

Cookies

The City of Dahlonega may set and access cookies on your computer.Cookies are files or pieces of information that may be stored in your computer’s hard drive when you visit a Web site. This file or piece of information allows a user to move quickly and easily around our Web site and is used to identify returning users. We also use a cookie to track a user’s sessions. We use this information to find out what site features are most popular so we can develop our Web site and content in light of our analysis of people’s usage.

The use of cookies is an industry standard and done on most Web sites. We do not, however, use cookies to retrieve involuntary information about your computer.

Accordingly, if you would prefer, you can set up your browser to refuse cookies or to alert you to their presence and thereby allow you to remove them from your computer.

Confidentiality and Security
We limit access to personal information about you to staff who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide services to you or in order to do their jobs.

We take all reasonable precautions to keep your personal information secure and we have put in place physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to protect personal information about you.

Links to other Web sites
The City of Dahlonega web site may contain links to other websites, including those owned or maintained by other government, private, or not-for-profit entities. Such links are provided for convenience and/or information purposes only. A link does not constitute an endorsement of content, viewpoint, policies, products or services of that website. Once you link to a website not part of the Dahlonega-GA.gov site, you are subject to the terms and conditions of that website, including but not limited to its privacy policy.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
Due to changes in legislation and best practice or enhancements to functionality and content on the City of Dahlonega’s public Web site, the City of Dahlonega may update this privacy policy. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary e-mail address or by placing a prominent notice on our public Web site and the City of Dahlonega View, and accordingly you should check here from time to time.

Questions and Suggestions
If you have questions or suggestions, please contact us at the City of Dahlonega. Attention: Privacy Officer, 465 Riley Road, Dahlonega, GA 30533.