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PRIVACY STATEMENT

The City of Brentwood, California, is committed to protecting your online privacy and the confidentiality of personal information you may provide while interacting with us on the web. This policy seeks to clarify our efforts and activities on the subject of privacy and related topics. The City of Brentwood has created this policy statement in order to demonstrate the City's commitment to privacy.

When you follow a link to any other web site, even the site of another governmental agency, you are subject to the privacy policy of that site. The City of Brentwood is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of other Web sites. You should check the privacy policy of their sites if you have concerns about how they handle your personal identifiable information.

Collection of Personal Information
No personally identifiable information is automatically collected about visitors who simply browse this site or who download information from it. The City of Brentwood does not release any information about the collection of IP addresses to any third party, except under court order.

Our web servers maintain logs of user activity in order to help us manage the web site. Information stored in these logs does not identify you personally. The logs store such things as the domain name and IP address from which you accessed our web site; the type of browser and operating system you used; the date and time you accessed our site; the pages you visited; and the country or region of the world from which you accessed this site.

City staff may use this information to learn how many visitors, where the visitors are located, which parts of our web site are of most interest to visitors, and other facts that will help us improve the web site and the services we offer.

If You Send Us Personal Information
The City of Brentwood values your use of this site and values your feedback. If you participate in a survey or send us an e-mail, your e-mail address and the other information you volunteered will be collected. Visitors who request services through this site may be required to furnish additional information in order to provide the service requested. The additional information collected will be no more specific than if the visitor were requesting the service by any other means, including by telephone or an in-person visit to a City facility. We may share this information with another government agency or organization if that is required to provide the help you are requesting.

Security of Your Personal Information
While no web site can protect itself against all eventualities, every effort is made to protect any sensitive personal information you give us. We will not rent, sell or give away any information identifying you individually (name, address, phone number, etc.) to third parties for marketing or mailing list purposes without your permission. We will also not disclose credit card information, except for purposes related to your credit card transaction, or with your permission, or as required by law.

Public Record
As a governmental agency, we are governed by California open records laws. It's important for you to understand that most business you conduct with the City of Brentwood, as well as with state and county governments, becomes a public record. Public records as defined by state law, and not made confidential elsewhere in the California Codes, may be posted for electronic access through this web site. This includes most city permits you have applied for, property you have registered with the county recorder of deeds, and requests for a city service. These same records have long been open for public inspection by anyone requesting them in person, by mail or by telephone at the appropriate government office.


Who to Contact
If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy policy, or about the Web site in general, you may contact the City of Brentwood Web Master at webmaster@ci.brentwood.ca.us.