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Internet Privacy Policy
City and County of Broomfield Internet Privacy Statement
The following City and County of Broomfield Internet Privacy Statement pertains to the information gathering practices of the City and County with regard to visits to and use of online services on our Web site. By using Broomfield's site, you agree, without limitation or qualification, to be bound by this Privacy Statement, which applies to the city and county's official website.

Information You Provide
As a governmental entity, the City and County of Broomfield is subject to the Colorado Open Records Act (C.R.S. 24-72-101 et seq.) (CORA). CORA defines public records to include all writings made, maintained, or kept by a political subdivision of the state for use in the exercise of functions required or authorized by law or administrative rule or involving the receipt or expenditure of public funds. Therefore, you should not send information in an e-mail that you would not want a third party to read as certain correspondence may constitute a public record subject to disclosure under state law. CORA also provides that public access shall be denied to names, addresses, telephone numbers and personal financial information of past or present users of public utilities, public facilities or recreational or cultural services that are owned or operated by the political subdivision. C.R.S. 24-72-204 (3) (a) (IX). As such, contact information that you provide in that capacity will not be disclosed.

Using e-mail addresses provided at registration or otherwise, users are giving Broomfield permission to periodically send out e-mail newsletters and promotional e-mail to our users about Web site updates, and product and service information offered by Broomfield. Users may indicate that they do not wish to receive e-mail information from Broomfield. Upon request, Broomfield will remove users, and their information, from its database or permit them to elect not to receive any further e-mail newsletters or contact.

User Session Information
The City and County of Broomfield does not routinely collect or keep personal information about your visit to our site. Like most Internet sites our Web site reads some information from your computer that helps us analyze traffic patterns, perform routine maintenance and to help you navigate through our site. Generally the information we collect is temporary and when you leave the site this information is deleted from your computer. However some statistical information is collected and retained by the City and County of Broomfield, without any personal identifying information about the user being attached. The following information is automatically collected and stored:
  • The total number of visits to our site
  • Number of unique visits to our site
  • Types of computer systems used to access our site
  • Web browser type and version
  • Date and time of access
  • The website that may have referred or linked you to our site
  • The first and last page you visited in our site

Our website traffic tracking system and some of the other online services provided by the city and county may use "cookies" (simple text files that are created and stored on your computer) to aid in delivering online services. Many of these cookies will be destroyed when any of the following occurs: a few minutes of inactivity, successfully completing a transaction or when the browser window is closed. In some instances, however, cookie files may persist for a longer duration. If your Web browser does not accept cookies, you will be able to navigate the information content on our site, but you may not be able to use some of the online transaction services provided by the city and county.

Questions
If you have any questions about the use of information you have submitted to the city and county via its website or about information that may have been captured by our system please contact Communications and Governmental Affairs at 303.438.6313 or by email.