Policies

The website you are visiting is one of several sites created as part of the Clifton Web Initiative, a joint project of the City of Clifton, Texas, the Clifton Economic Development Corporation, and the Clifton Chamber of Commerce. General administration of these websites is conducted by the Clifton Chamber of Commerce. The policies governing use of any and all websites participating in the Clifton Web Initiative are included on this page. If you have questions regarding any policy, please contact the Clifton Chamber of Commerce at 254-675-8720.

If you do nothing during your visit to a website but browse, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store the following information about your visit:

  1. The Internet Protocol (IP) Address is a numerical identifier assigned either to your Internet service provider or directly to your computer. We use the IP Address to direct internet traffic to you. This address can be translated to determine the domain name of your service provider (e.g. xcompany.com or yourschool.edu).
  2. The type of browser and operating system you used;
  3. The date and time you visited this site;
  4. The web pages or services you accessed at this site; and
  5. The website you visited prior to coming to this website.

In addition to internal data-gathering software, we may also use third-party traffic statistics services such as Google Analytics. For more information about Google Analytics, visit http://www.google.com/analytics/.

For site management purposes, information is collected for statistical purposes to create summary statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, we employ software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

Except for authorized law enforcement investigations and the security purposes mentioned elsewhere in this notice, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits.

Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under federal statutes including the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

What we collect if you volunteer information

If during your visit to our website you participate in a survey, send an email, or perform some other transaction on-line, the following additional information will be collected:

  1. The email address, and contents of email, for those who communicate with us via email.
  2. Information volunteered in response to a survey.
  3. Information volunteered through an on-line form for any other purpose.
  4. Information volunteered by participating in an online transaction.

We use your email address to respond to you. Survey information is used for the purpose identified by the survey. Information from other on-line forms is used only for conducting business related to the online form. Information provided for a transaction is used only for the purpose of completing and recording the transaction. Information requested will be no more specific than if a visitor were engaging in the transaction by other means, including by telephone or in-person while visiting a Clifton facility.

In all cases, the we strive to collect the minimum information necessary to comply with applicable law or provide the service requested. We does not sell, rent or otherwise distribute visitor's information, including electronic mail addresses, to any outside company or organization, unless legally required to do so. This applies to information that may be collected on this website and on that of any third party with whom the City of Clifton contracts to provide internet related services.

Security

The City of Clifton and related entities take steps to safeguard the integrity of its data and prevent unauthorized access to information it maintains, including but not limited to authentication, monitoring, auditing, and encryption. Security measures have been integrated into the design, implementation and day-to-day practices of the entire operating environment as part of its continuing commitment to risk management. These measures are designed and intended to prevent corruption of data, block unknown or unauthorized access to our systems and information, and to provide reasonable protection of private information in our possession. 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 this website.

Disclaimer

These websites have many links to other websites. These include links to websites operated by other government agencies and nonprofit organizations. When you navigate to another site, you may no longer be on a website operated by the Clifton Web Initiative and this policy may not apply. When you navigate to another website, you are subject to the privacy policy of that site. Visitors navigating to another site are encouraged to examine the privacy policy of that site.

Neither the City of Clifton, Clifton Chamber of Commerce, nor any department, officer, or employee 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 not current. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from this system does so at his/her own risk.