Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Statement

Protecting your privacy is important to us at the Town of Pownal. This Policy explains how the Town of Pownal uses and discloses the personal information collected from and provided by you while using .com and .net. All of our website traffic is secure and redirected to the .org domain name. Any personal information collected or provided to us through our request services form will be treated with care, subject to this policy, will not be used or disclosed in ways to which you have not consented to.

By using the site, you signify your consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this policy. If you do not agree with this policy, please do not use our site.

Information Automatically Collected

Like many other web sites, the site automatically collects certain non-identifiable information regarding site users, such as the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your computer, the date and time you access the site, your operating system, the sections of the our site that you visit, and the materials you viewed or download from the site. This non-identifiable information is used for site administration and improvement. Your non-identifiable information may be permanently archived for future statistical internal use.

Personal Information You Specifically Provide

During your use of the site, you may decide to voluntarily provide personal information such as your name, email address, postal address, and telephone number when asked for purposes such as communicating with our website. We may use your personal information to contact and correspond with you, to respond to your inquiries, and as otherwise permitted by law. If you provide your email address, we may send to you, a email if you have requested us to do so.

Disclosure of Your Personal Information

The Town of Pownal must cooperate fully should a situation arise where the Town of Pownal is required by law or a legal authority to release your personal information.
Links to External Sites and Data Privacy
We use MailChimp to manage our town electronic newsletter. Please view MailChimp's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

We use Google Analytics to manage our website stats and you may view their Data Privacy and Security policy.

Some town departments or commissions may create surveys to gain information about how Pownal residents feel about a specific subject or idea. This will help the town in planning and budgeting areas. The town uses Survey Monkey for survey's. Survey Monkey is a web based survey software program. Please review the Privacy Policy, Anti-Spam Policy, and their Cookie Policy for information on how this website handles the information provided in surveys.

We do link to other websites in our Community Resources section, so you should read those sites' policies if you choose to visit any of those sites. These companies may use information (not including your name, address email address or telephone number with cookies and/or web beacons, etc.) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you, and third-party advertisers in their network. We have not reviewed all of the Linked Sites and their individual policies. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of the Linked Sites, whether or not such sites are affiliated with us or not. The Linked Sites are not under our control and we are not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. We are not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site nor are we responsible if the Linked Site is not working appropriately. We provide these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by us of the site or any association with its operators. You are responsible for viewing and abiding by the privacy statements and terms of use posted at the individual sites.

New versions of this Policy will be posted here and you should check for Policy updates. If you have any comments or questions about this Policy or your personal information, please contact us online.

Updated January 16, 2019.

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