Washington City: General Information
Purpose and Scope
This policy discloses what information we gather about you
when you visit washingtoncity.org. It describes how we use
that information and how you can control it.
Information Washington City gathers and tracks
Washington City collects two kinds of information about users:
1) data that users volunteer by signing up to receive news
and information, completing surveys, or paying for services;
and 2) aggregated tracking data we collect when users interact
We use the personal information you provide voluntarily to
send information you've requested and to fulfill requests.
The specific use of your personal information varies, depending
on how you contact us:
• When you subscribe to washingtoncity.org mailing lists
to receive news and information, you must provide email address.
We never sell or rent your email address you provide when
subscribing to our lists.
• When you complete a survey, we may ask for your name,
address, and email address so we can administer the information
scientifically and use the results. Some optional information
is requested so we may segregate the data collected from the
We release personal information when we believe that release
is appropriate to comply with the law, or to protect the rights,
property, or safety of Washington City, our citizens, or others.
This may include exchanging information with other companies
and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Aggregated tracking information
We analyze visitors' use of our sites by tracking information
such as pageviews, traffic flow, search terms, and click through.
We use this information to improve our sites. We also share
this anonymous traffic and demographic information in aggregate
form with business partners. We do not share any information
with advertisers that can identify an individual user.
We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site,
track user movement, and gather broad demographic information
for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally
Our website also automatically captures IP addresses. We use
IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, to
administer our website, and to help ensure the security of
your interaction with the website.
This site contains links to other sites. Washington City is
not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of
other Web Sites.
We may run surveys on our site in which we ask our users for
contact information (like their email address). We use the
contact information from the entry form to send the user information
about our organization, or to contact them when it becomes
necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings
(see the choice/opt-out section below).
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss,
misuse and alteration of the information under our control.
All the data regarding users, their computers' system information
and benchmark results are stored on a server. This server
is located in a locked and guarded space and only authorized
Washington City personnel have access to the database containing
given user names and passwords.
Notification of Changes
on www.washingtoncity.org. If we decide to use personally
identifiable information in a manner different from that stated
at the time it was collected, we will notify users via email.
Users will be able to opt out of any new use of their personal
Our site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving
communications from us.
This site gives users the following options for removing their
information from our database so that they no longer receive
future communications or access to our other services:
You can send email to email@example.com,
stating your request.
If you have any questions or comments about this privacy statement,
the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web
Site, you can contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Last modified: April 1, 2005