Information we gather about you depends upon what you do while visiting this web site. If you visit our site solely to browse, read, or download information, our servers —like most web servers on the Internet —will collect and store only that information that your web browser sends when it requests a web page. This information will likely include:
- The name, domain, and numerical Internet address of the host computer and IP address.
- The date and time you accessed this website
- The Internet address of the web page from which you came
- The page(s) you viewed on our web site
- The information your web browser software sends as its so-called “user agent”, which typically identifies the browser software and may also indicate the operating system and type of CPU used in your personal computer
We this information solely for the purpose of improving the quality of online services that we provide to users. We will periodically summarize and analyze this information in order to study site usage over time and to perform other studies that will help us improve the site’s organization, performance, and usefulness.
When you visit our site simply to browse, read, or download information we will not collect any individual identifying or personal information. Nor will we use “cookies” without your express permission or any other means (such as Adware or Spyware) to track your visit in any way. Based upon the data we do collect during such “information-gathering” visits, the Village cannot ascertain any personal information regarding an individual user (such as name, street address, or telephone number.)
If you use our site to communicate with us, we will ask that you submit certain pieces of relevant personal information, based on the action taken. As allowed by law, we will not share any of your personal or financial information with any third party at any time without your explicit permission.
However, please be aware that the Village of Mount Pleasant must complywith various state and federal guidelines concerning open records and freedom of information. Thus, any information that we receive through use of our site will be subject to the same provisions as information provided to us through other media (such as printed material or voice records.) Property and permit information, in particular, are commonly deemed to be “public records.” As such we often must, by law, make this information available upon request.
Your participation in any feature, option, or service provided on our web site is and will remain entirely at your discretion. We will never assume that you wish to “opt in” to anything nor will we require you to “opt out” of any feature, option, or service that our site provides. Users visiting our web site may, at any time, decline to participate or discontinue their participation in any activity that asks for personal information. Choosing not to provide this information will in no way affect your ability to continue to use our site or any other feature on our site. However, electing not to provide certain important information may prevent the us from responding to your request for more information.