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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which this site collects, uses, maintains, and discloses information collected from Users (each, a “User”).

  1. Personal Identification Information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, subscribe to receive meeting agendas or announcements from LAFCO using the ‘Contact Us’ form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, phone number, and/or email address. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users may visit our site anonymously, and can always refuse to supply personal identification information, with the understanding that it may prevent them from engaging in certain site related activities.

  1. Non-Personal Identification Information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

  1. Web Browser Cookies

Our site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their computer for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the site may not function properly.

  1. Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”) to track and report website traffic. Google utilizes the data collected to track and examine the use of this site and to prepare reports on its activities. Users choosing to opt-out from having data collected by Google Analytics can download browser extensions (also known as Add-on) provided by Google to block Google Analytics.

  1. How We Use Collected Information

We may collect and use Users’ personal information for the following purposes:

  1. To respond to questions or comments: Information you provide helps us respond to your inquiries.

  2. To improve our site: We may use the feedback you provide to improve this site.

  3. To send periodic emails: We may use the email address to respond to inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include meeting agendas, LAFCO announcements, project updates, etc. To unsubscribe from the mailing list, please email LAFCO Staff.

  1. How We Protect Your Information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our site.

  1. Sharing Your Personal Information

We do not give, share, sell, rent, or transfer any personal information to a third party. We do not collect or use this information for any commercial marketing.

  1. Third Party Websites

Our website has links to sites we feel might be useful to you and which may provide services. When you follow a link to another site, you are no longer on our site and are subject to the privacy policy of the new site. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our site. In addition, these sites, or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

Santa Clara LAFCO accepts no responsibility for the content or accessibility of the external websites or external documents linked to on this website.

  1. Changes to This Privacy Policy

We have the discretion to update this Privacy Policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Privacy Policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

  1. Your Acceptance Of These Terms

By using this site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our site. Your continued use of the site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

  1. Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact LAFCO Staff.