Information Collected and Stored Automatically
When you visit St. Tammany Parish’s web site, the Web server automatically collects certain data such as the Internet domain and IP address from which you accessed the site, the type of browser and operating system used to access our site, the date and time you accessed our site, and if you linked to our web site from another web site, the address of that site. This information does not result in the identification of your personal e-mail address or other personal information. W e only use this information to help us make our site more useful to our visitors. Again, only aggregate information is collected, and your personal information is not identified.
We currently do not have “cookies” enabled. A “cookie” is a file placed on your hard drive by a web site that allows it to monitor your use of the site. On occasion, “cookies” are enabled to collect current data for updating our Web site and removing content that is not used or visited. This information is not shared with other organizations. Again, only aggregate information is collected, and your personal information is not identified.
Personally Identifiable Information
We may also request your e-mail address or mailing address for the purposes of conducting a survey or to provide additional services. Our policy is to collect no personal information about you such as your name, address, telephone number, or E-mail address when you visit our web site. Personal information is collected only if you provide that information to us voluntarily. Whenever we request the identity of a visitor, we will clearly indicate the purpose of the inquiry before the information is requested. We maintain a strict "No-Spam" policy. That means that we do not intend to sell, rent, or otherwise give your e-mail address to a third-party, without your consent. Certain forms require you to enter personal information such as your phone number, e-mail address or home address. This information is necessary if you are requesting information or services, so that we may return the information or confirm a service request. We do not share or reuse this information with other organizations.
If you choose to share personal information like sending an e-mail message, or filling out an electronic form with personal information, the information will only be used for the purposes you authorized. Some of this information may be saved for a designated period of time in order to comply with State of Louisiana laws and regulations for maintaining public record information. However, information will not be disclosed to third parties or other government agencies, unless required by state or federal law. If information is required by law to be disclosed about you, then every effort to notify you about the disclosure in advance will be taken.
Occasionally, the voluntary information we collect is used for internal review, to notify visitors about updates to our Web site, and for the purposes of conducting a survey or to provide additional services. We may contact you or send you information about our updates or solicit feedback for services.
Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online - for example through e-mail, discussion lists, or elsewhere - that information can be collected and used by others. In short, if you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return.
Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your personal information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you're online. Web Site Security For web site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. These attempts to cause damage could be subject to legal action.
We strive to ensure that all individuals, including those with disabilities or special needs, find our Web site as easy to use as possible. We welcome your feedback and suggestions in this regard. If you have any comments or questions about St. Tammany Parish Web site please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or write to
St. Tammany Parish Government Department of Public Information
21490 Koop Drive
Mandeville, LA 70471
Third Party Sites and Links
If you have other questions about St. Tammany Parish Government’s privacy policies, or have suggestions on how these policies can be improved, please feel free to e-mail us at email@example.com or contact us by telephone at 985-898-5243.
Images and Graphics
Some images on our site are the property of third parties. The use of the images on a government web site in Louisiana makes such images public records, and as such we cannot provide assurance of copyright protection.
Technical Support & Help Pages
Technical support is provided for use with our web site and services on a limited basis where stated. Self help pages are provided for informational purposes only. St. Tammany Parish does not warrant the use of such documents. Self help documents are intended to for personal use only and will not be copied or posted to any network computer or broadcast media. No modification of any document is to made or posted without consent from St. Tammany Parish.
Your Consent To This Agreement
Restrictions on use of materials
www.stpgov.org is owned and operated by St. Tammany Parish Government. No material from www.stpgov.org may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way. Materials may be downloaded on any single computer personal, non-commercial use only providing all copyright and other proprietary notices are kept intact. Modification of the materials or use of the materials
for any other purpose is a violation of St. Tammany Parish's copyright and other proprietary rights. For purposes of this Agreement, the use of any such material on any other Web site or networked computer environment is prohibited.
II. JURISDICTIONAL ISSUES
Unless otherwise specified, the materials in www.stpgov.org are presented solely for the purpose of promoting programs, applications, and other products available in the United States, its territories, possessions, and protectorates. This site is controlled and operated by St. Tammany Parish Government from its offices within St. Tammany Parish, United States of America. St. Tammany Parish Government makes no representation that materials presented in www.stpgov.org are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. Software from this site is further subject to United States export controls. No software from this site may be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported (1) into (or to a national or resident of) Cuba, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Syria, or any other country to which the U.S. has embargoed goods; or (2) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department's Table of Deny Orders. By downloading or using the Software, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of, any such country or on any such list.
This agreement is effective until terminated by either party. This agreement may be terminated at any time by destroying all materials obtained from any and all St. Tammany Parish Government site and all related documentation, copies and installations thereof, whether made under the terms of this agreement or otherwise. This agreement will terminate immediately without notice from the St. Tammany Parish Government if in its sole discretion you fail to comply with any term or provision of this agreement. Upon termination, you must destroy all materials obtained from this site and any and all other St. Tammany Parish Government web site information and all copies thereof, whether made under the terms of this agreement or otherwise.
The materials presented in www.stpgov.org are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, St. Tammany Parish Government disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. St. Tammany Parish Government does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that www.stpgov.org or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components. St. Tammany Parish Government does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results or the use of the materials www.stpgov.org in terms or their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. You (and not St. Tammany Parish Government) assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair, or correction. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.
V. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall St. Tammany Parish Government be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials presented on www.stpgov.org, even if a St. Tammany Parish Government authorized representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. In no event shall St. Tammany Parish Government’s total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action [whether in contract, tort (including, but not limited to, negligence), or otherwise] exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this site
This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of St. Tammany Parish, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. This is the entire agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter herein and shall not be modified except in writing, signed by both parties.