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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Statement describes how information is collected and used from visitors to the Leon County, FL web site.  This Privacy Statement applies to this web site and any of the affiliated web sites managed by Leon County.  This Privacy Statement may not apply to links provided to other sites and the privacy statements from those sites would need to be referenced.  This statement was last reviewed on 8/8/2011 and may be updated periodically. 

Disclaimer:   By using the services provided by the Leon County, FL web site, the user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Leon County and anyone involved in storing, retrieving, or displaying this information for any damage of any type that may be caused by retrieving this information over the Internet.

Information Collected and How it is Used:  The Leon County, FL web site utilizes server logs and log analysis tools to create summary statistics about the use of the Web site. The summary statistics are used for purposes such as assessing what information is of most interest to users, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.  When accessing the Leon County, FL site, the Web server automatically recognizes only the Internet domain and IP address from which you accessed the site. This information does not result in the identification of your personal e-mail address or other personal information.  Information is gathered regarding the volume and timing of access to the site by collecting information on the date, time and pages visited while at the site. This is done so that the content of the site can be improved. This information is not shared with other organizations. Again, only aggregate information is collected, and personal information is not identified. 

For online government transactions conducted on the Leon County, FL Web site, you will be asked to enter certain information about yourself and/or the organization with which you are affiliated. The specifics of this information will vary as required by the type of transaction and the governmental body involved. In each case, the information requested will include the same information that would be requested if you performed the identical transaction in person rather than online. Whenever personal information is requested from you on this site, there will be an indication of whether your disclosure of such information is mandatory or optional. Information collected in the course of the transaction is used for the following purposes:

  • To conduct online transactions with the appropriate government entities (e.g., the payment of sales tax or the renewal of a license or permit).
  • To send you an e-mail confirming your transaction.
  • To forward new product announcements or content features to you, only if you have chosen to request this service.
  • To apply for a job opening
  • To request a permit for building services

The Personally Identifiable Information we collect when you use our Site(s) may include:

your name,
mailing address(es),
phone number(s),
e-mail address(es),
credit card number and expiration date,
identification numbers,
login names and passwords,
employer, and
job title.

Public Records:  Note that information provided through on-line means becomes public records and is subject to the same access requirements as if submitted on paper.

Contact Information:  If you have any questions or concerns about Leon County’s use of your information or about this Privacy Statement, please send an e-mail to webmaster@leoncountyfl.gov and note “Privacy” in the subject line.