The following represents practices and procedures of the Clarke County Government Web Site (http://clarkecounty.gov). The Clarke County Government reserves the right to change these practices and procedures at any time without prior notice. The following is not intended and should not be interpreted as a contract of any nature, either stated or implied.

Individuals who visit the Clarke County Government Web Site are important to us. Because visitors to our Web site are important, we do not capture personal information about them without their permission. We endeavor to ensure that we collect only the minimum amount of information needed to meet the purpose for which this site was created.

Though personal information may be required either by law or in order for us to provide a requested service, in doing so we are subject to the requirements for administering information systems as established in the Virginia Privacy Protection Act, Chapter 26 of Title 2.1 of the Code of Virginia. Pages that appear after you click on a link may be controlled by a different agency or entity, whose practices are not under the Clarke County Governments control.

Use, collection, and retention of customer information at the Clarke County Government Web Site.

For each visitor, we do collect information about the Internet Protocol (IP) address, type browser used, the date and time of the visit, and the IP addresses of the locations to which the visitor linked during his or her visit to our Web site. This information is strictly used for statistical reporting purposes.

We collect, retain and use personal information about our customers only when they volunteer the information to receive additional information about the Clarke County Government. We only collect, retain and use personal information where we believe it is essential (and allowed by law) to administer the county's business and to provide products, services and other opportunities requested by our customers.

 

Use of "Cookies"

In certain applications user information is stored as "cookies", which are then sent back and stored on the user's computer. Any application or web page that uses cookies will identify itself as such. This information is handled in the same way as other user information obtained by the Clarke County Government. No user information is gathered through cookies except for that needed to run the specific application.

Restrictions on the disclosure of customer information

We do not sell or rent any customer information to any outside company or organization. We do not reveal specific information about customers or other personally identifiable data to unaffiliated third parties for their independent use, except if required to do so by the Virginia Freedom of Information Act or other law.

Protection of information via established security procedures

We maintain security standards and procedures regarding unauthorized access to customer information to prevent unauthorized removal or alteration of data.

Maintenance of accurate information

We have established procedures to ensure that information is as accurate and current as is practical to enable us to conduct business with you. Although we strive to do things right the first time, we also respond to requests to correct inaccurate information in a timely manner.

Contact us

We welcome your comments and invite you to contact us if you have any questions or concerns by contacting us:

Clarke County Government Website
Attn: Gordon Russell
101 Chalmers Ct
Berryville VA 22611

540 955 5135

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