Web Privacy and Security Notice (Town of Thompson’s Station)
The information in this notice may change at any time, without prior notice to any visitor. This notice covers the following topics:
Automatically Collected Information
If you browse or download information from our site, some information about your visit will be collected automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store the following information about your visit:
- The Internet Protocol (IP) address and domain name used. The IP address is a numerical identifier assigned to your Internet service provider or directly to your computer. We use this address to direct Internet traffic to you.
- Type of browser and operating system you used.
- Date and time you visited our site.
- Specific pages or services you visited on our site.
- Specific files you downloaded from our site.
- If you linked to our site from another website, the address of that site.
The information is used only to help us understand our visitors and improve our site.
Voluntarily Provided Information
If during your visit to our website you voluntarily provide information by sending us an e-mail, participating in an online survey, or performing some other transaction online, the following may also be collected:
- Your e-mail address and contents of your e-mail message, this would include attachments and signature blocks.
- Information volunteered in response to a survey.
- Information volunteered through an on-line form.
- Information volunteered by participating in an online transaction with the Town.
The information collected is not limited to text characters and may include audio, video and graphic information formats you send us.
We use your email address to answer your questions, address your concerns, or forward to someone else for a response. Survey information is used for the purpose identified by the survey. Information from other online forms is used for conducting Town business related to the online form.
Personal Information and Choice
You may choose whether to provide personal information online.
“Personal information” is information about a natural person that is readily identifiable to that specific individual. Personal information includes such things as an individual’s name, address, and phone number. A domain name or IP address is not considered personal information.
We do not collect personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us by sending us email, participating in a survey, completing an online form, or engage in an electronic transaction. Your choice not to participate in these activities will not impair your ability to browse our website and read or download any information from it.
Visitors are cautioned that the collection of personal information requested from or volunteered by children will be treated the same as information given by an adult, and may be subject to public disclosure.
Public Access to Information
In Tennessee, laws exist to ensure that local government is open and that the public has a right to access records and information possessed by local government.
All of the information collected at this site is a public record that may be subject to inspection and copying by members of the public, unless an exemption in law exists.
Nondisclosure of Certain Information
The Town of Thompson’s Station may require you to provide certain personal information in order to complete a specific transaction or to provide you with specific services. You may choose not to provide this information, but if you choose not to provide it we may be unable to provide these services, and you may be required to complete your transaction either in person or by mail.
Although information collected at this site may be subject to public disclosure, members of the general public do not have a right to inspect your credit card numbers, debit card numbers, electronic check numbers, card expiration dates, or bank or other financial account numbers that are supplied to the Town for the purpose of electronic transfer of funds, except when disclosure is expressly required by law.
The Town has taken several steps to safeguard the integrity of its data and prevent unauthorized access to information it maintains, including but not limited to authentication, monitoring, and encryption.
This information should not be construed in any way as giving business, legal, or other advice, or warranting as fail proof, the security of information provided via the Town’s website.
Unauthorized attempts to upload, change or destroy information on this website are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the state computer trespass law, federal statutes including the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.
Information presented on our web site is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline credits is requested. Information from this site may not be copyrighted and lists of individuals or directory information (including address, phone or email) may not be used for commercial purposes.
Neither the Town, nor any department, officer, employee of the Town warrants the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published by this system, nor endorses any content, viewpoints, products, or services linked from this system, and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information. Portions of such information may be incorrect or out of date. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from this system does so at their own risk.
Maps are created for internal Town use only. The parcels, right-of-ways, utilities and structures depicted on this map are based on information taken from historical records and aerial photos. The information has not been independently verified as complete or accurate. Access to such information is provided to the public as a matter of public record, for general information only. The completeness and accuracy of this information should not be relied upon. Private users are, therefore, cautioned to field-verify all information through a private, licensed professional. The Town of Thompson’s Station and its personnel expressly disclaim any liability arising from commercial or private use of this map or the information or absence of information contained herein.