Thank you for visiting Marion County's web site and reviewing
to information that may be obtained through the use of this web site.
BASIC INFORMATION COLLECTED
When you visit a Marion County web site, we automatically
collect and store the following information about your visit:
The Internet Protocol (IP) Address and the domain name used. The IP Address
is a numerical identifier assigned to either your Internet service provider or
directly to your computer. When you access our web site, our server will record
the IP Address. We use the IP Address for the purposes of system administration,
web tracking information and for personalization;
The type of browser and operating system you used;
The date and time you visited this site; and
The web pages or services you accessed at this site.
The information we automatically collect is used to improve the
content and delivery of our web services and to help us understand how people
are using our services when they access our site. We use our web site logs to
improve the information and services available on our site and the ease of
accessing them. We have no applications that link you personal information with
your IP address and make no attempt to link the web site logs with individuals
that browse our site.
OUR USE OF YOUR
The information collected about you will not be
used by any other government agency or company. We will not sell or rent your
personal information to anyone. Its sole use is for our customer databases and
billing information. The information will only be used in Marion County official
E-MAILS AND SURVEYS
If during your
visit to a Marion County web site you participate in a survey or send an e-mail,
the following additional information will be collected:
The e-mail address and contents of the e-mail; and,
Information volunteered in response to a survey.
We may use your e-mail to respond to you, to address issues you
identify, to further improve our web site, or to forward the e-mail to another
agency or person for appropriate action. Information collected in a survey is
used for the purpose designated. E-mails and survey responses are public
The information that you provide and we collect is subject to
the Oregon Public Records Policy and Law, Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) 192.001
to 192.505. Under Oregon law, the public has a right to access information
possessed by state or local government. In some limited cases the information
may be exempt from disclosure under these regulations or other state and federal
laws, and we will identify it as such.
All information collected at this site becomes public records
that may be subject to inspection and copying, unless an exemption in law
PERSONAL INFORMATION AND
"Personal information" is information that is readily
identifiable to a specific individual. Personal information includes such things
as a person's name, address, phone number, social security number, driver's
license number and e-mail address. A domain name or IP address is not considered
We collect no personal information about you unless you
voluntarily participate in an activity that asks for information (i.e. sending
an e-mail, participating in a survey or accessing a service). If personal
information is requested on the web site or volunteered by the user, this
information is a public record once you provide it and may be subject to public
inspection and copying unless it is exempt or protected by state or federal
ACCESS AND CORRECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
You can review any personal information we collect about you
through your voluntary participation in e-mails, surveys and online services.
You may recommend changes to your personal information that you believe is in
error by submitting a written request that credibly shows the error.
If you believe that your personal information is being used for
a purpose other than what was intended when submitted, please contact us. We
will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or
making corrections. See Contact Information below.
A cookie is a small amount of data or simple text file stored
on your computer by your web browser, which often includes an anonymous unique
identifier as a method of distinguishing among visitors to a web site.
Cookies created on your computer by using this web site do not
contain personally identifying information and do not compromise your privacy or
security. Each web site can send its own cookie if your browser's preferences
allow it. Most browsers permit you to refuse or delete the cookie file from your
computer by using your web browser software. Marion County currently does not
use or create cookies on your computer.
The security and integrity of the Marion County web site are
essential for successful information and service delivery and for maintaining
the privacy of its visitors. We use a variety of database security measures as
part of our continuing commitment to security and protection of privacy.
LINKS TO OTHER SITES
The Marion County web site has links to other web sites. These
include links to web sites operated by other government agencies, organizations
and businesses. When you link to another site, you are no longer on the Marion
Please read the Web Site Liability Disclaimer that addresses
liability issues associated with the Marion County web site and links to other
If you have questions
Marion County web site, or wish to request correction of factual errors in your
personally identifiable information, please contact the Information Technology
Director at 555 Court Street NE, Salem, Oregon, by mail at PO Box 14500 Salem,
WEB SITE LIABILITY
This is a Marion
County computer system, provided as a public service. Government personnel and
the general public may use this system to review and retrieve publicly available
government information. Anyone using this system expressly consents to
monitoring at all times. You are further advised that system administrators may
provide evidence of possible criminal activity identified during such monitoring
to appropriate law enforcement officials. If you do not wish to consent to
monitoring, exit this system now.
In preparation of these sites, every effort has been
made to offer the most current, correct, and clearly expressed information
possible. Nevertheless, inadvertent errors in information may occur. In
particular, but without limiting anything here, Marion County disclaims any
responsibility for typographical errors and accuracy of the information that may
be contained on Marion County web pages. Marion County also reserves the right
to make changes at any time without notice.
The documents on this server
provide access to the World Wide Web. Because Marion County web sites connect to
the Internet, once you leave Marion County's WWW site, Marion County cannot
control the information you access. Each individual site has its own set of
policies about what information is appropriate for public access.
The information and data included on Marion County servers have
been compiled by County staff from a variety of sources, and are subject to
change without notice. Marion County makes no warranties or representations
whatsoever regarding the quality, content, completeness, or adequacy of such
information and data. In any situation where the official printed publications
of Marion County differ from the text or information contained in this system,
the official printed documents take precedence.
If misleading, inaccurate or otherwise inappropriate
information is brought to our attention, a reasonable effort will be made to fix
or remove it. Such concerns should be addressed to the page sponsor listed on
the web page.
DISCLAIMER OF RELIABILITY
County makes no representations or warranties regarding the condition or
functionality of this web site, its suitability for use, or that this web
service will be uninterrupted or error-free.
By using Marion County web pages, you assume all risks
associated with the use of this site, including any risk to your computer,
software or data being damaged by any virus, software, or any other file which
might be transmitted or activated via a Marion County web page or your access to
it. Marion County shall not be liable for any special, incidental or
consequential damages, including, without limitation, lost revenues or lost
profits, resulting from the use or misuse of the information contained in Marion
County web pages.
Reference herein to any specific commercial
products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or
otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement,
recommendation, or favoring by Marion County. The views and opinions of authors
expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of Marion County, and
shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes. Links to
other web sites are not endorsements.