City of Edmonds Privacy Statement

Your privacy is important to The City of Edmonds. This privacy statement provides information about the personal information that Edmonds collects, and the ways in which Edmonds uses that personal information.

Personal information collection

The City of Edmonds present policy with respect to users' use of the Web site is to collect no personally identifiable information unless the user elects to make such information available to the City of Edmonds.[1] "Personally identifiable information" includes name, address, telephone and fax numbers, social security number, and credit card, debit card or other charge card information. Personally identifiable information does not include information that is collected anonymously (i.e., without identification of the individual user) or demographic information not connected to an identified individual. The City of Edmonds reserves the right to change its privacy policy by announcing and posting the changes on the City of Edmonds Web site.

Collection of Personally Identifiable Information

If during your visit to our Web site you participate in a survey, send an electronic mail message, or perform some other transaction online, such as registering for a course, the following additional information will be collected:

         The e-mail address and contents of the e-mail, for those who communicate with us via e-mail,

         Information volunteered for City utility payments, and

         Information volunteered through an online form for any other purpose.

Online transactions requiring you to provide personal information may be completed by other means such as in person, by e-mail or phone.

Use of Personally Identifiable Information

The City of Edmonds will not share personally identifiable information with third parties without your permission, other than in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) comply with legal requirements; (b) protect the rights or property of The City of Edmonds or its affiliates, or (c) protect public safety in urgent circumstances.

Information Collected From Password Protected Areas

When users log into one of the password-protected secure areas of our site, we track user's log-on ID, password, name, status (user, staff, etc.), which secured areas are available to that person, and error status. The City of Edmonds, only uses cookies when a user logs into a secure area of our site that requires a password..

Other websites

This site contains links to other sites. The City of Edmonds is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites, nor is the City of Edmonds an endorser of linked sites.

No Liability

The City of Edmonds shall not be liable to any user, for any violation of this privacy policy or for any future changes to the policy, or for any third party's violation of this privacy policy or the privacy or confidentiality policies of the third party. The City of Edmonds shall not be liable for any damages, including actual, special, punitive, consequential, exemplary, statutory, or other damages, attorneys fees or costs, charges, fines, or any monetary compensation, to any user, for any claim, lawsuit, action or other proceeding arising from, relating to, or in connection with this privacy policy or future policies or any use of or access to The City of Edmonds Web site

Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or the City of Edmonds treatment of your personal information, please write:

  • By email to security@edmondswa.gov; or
  • By post to Brian Tuley, 121 5th Ave N, Edmonds WA, 98020.