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Privacy Notice

Thank you for visiting the The Village of Chevy Chase Section 5 website and reviewing our Privacy Notice. This notice addresses the collection, use, security of and access to information that may be obtained through the use of our website. This notice covers the following topics:

  1. Information Collected and How it is Used
  2. Personal Information and Choice
  3. Cookies
  4. Security
  5. Disclaimer
  6. Contact Information

Section A. Information Collected and How it is Used

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

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

1. The Internet domain and IP address from which you access our website;
2. The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
3. The date and time you access our site;
4. The pages you visit; and
5. If you linked to this website from another website, the address of that website. We use this information to help us make our site more useful  - to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits.

If you choose to provide us with personal information -- as in an e-mail to us, or by filling out a form with your personal information and submitting it to us through our website -- we use that information to respond to your message and to help us get you the information you have requested. We only share the information you give us with another government agency if your inquiry relates to that agency, or as otherwise required by law.

Moreover, we do not create individual profiles with the information you provide or give it to any private organizations. The Village of Chevy Chase Section 5 does not collect information for commercial marketing from this website.

The Village of Chevy Chase Section 5 does not provide mailing lists or contact information to third parties. Information provided by registered users of website is accessible only to other registered users who are residents of The Village of Chevy Chase Section 5.

Section B. Personal Information and Choice

You may choose whether to provide personal information on-line."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, e-mail address and phone number. A domain name or Internet protocol address is not considered personal information.

We collect no personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us by sending us email, participating in a survey or completing an on-line form. You may choose not to contact us by email, participate in a survey, or provide any personal information using an online form. Your choice to not participate in these activities will not impair your ability to browse the Section's website and read or download any information provided on the public portion of the site. If you do not register on the website certain information that is posted on the site for residents information only will not be visible to you.

Members-Only Information on the Website

Some areas of the website are for the use of residents of The Village of Chevy Chase Section 5 only. To access this information, it is necessary to log in using an assigned password of your own choosing. The login user id (typically an email address) is recorded but your self selected password is not visible to us.

Privacy Warning: Email is not a secure medium. Personal information sent via the Internet can be intercepted. You may, therefore, wish to consider the advisability of sending messages that contain sensitive, personal information via email.

The Village of Chevy Chase Section 5 does not plan on divulging information collected or information disclosed voluntarily, but may be required to do so pursuant to a request under State or Federal law or pursuant to court order. If you believe that your personal information is being used for a purpose other than what was intended when submitted, you may contact The Village of Chevy Chase Section 5 website administrator.

Section C. Cookies

The Village of Chevy Chase Section 5 does not use cookies. Cookies are simple text files stored on your computer by some Internet web sites to help identify users and the sequence of their movement through a website.

Section D. Security

The Village of Chevy Chase Section 5, the website hosting company, and the administrator of this website have taken several steps to safeguard the integrity of its data and prevent unauthorized access to information maintained. 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.

Section E. Disclaimer

The Village of Chevy Chase Section 5 website and materials may contain hypertext or links to other Internet web sites which are not owned, operated, controlled or reviewed regularly by The Village of Chevy Chase Section 5 website administrator. These links are provided solely as a courtesy and convenience to users of our website. When you link to one of these sites, you are no longer on the Section's website and this Privacy Notice will not apply. When you link to another website, you are subject to the privacy policy of that new site.

The Village of Chevy Chase Section 5, its agencies, officers, or employees exercise no control over the organizations, views, accuracy, availability, copyright or trademark compliance or the legality of the material contained on those servers and do not sponsor, endorse, or approve the information, content, products, materials, opinions or services contained on such external sites. The user of the Section's website proceeds to these external sites at their own risk. The Village of Chevy Chase Section 5 specifically disclaims any and all liability from damages which may result from the accessing of a third party site which is linked to the Section's website, or from reliance upon any such information.

Section F. Contact Information

You may contact The Village of Chevy Chase Section 5 to review your personal information, request correction of your personal information, or to offer comments about the Section's website, or about the information presented in this Privacy Notice. Contact information is provided.