Privacy Policy

This privacy policy describes and explains how information is collected when you use the Site and how that information is stored and handled.

What is Personal Information?

Personal Information is information that identifies you directly including, but not limited to, your name, business affiliation, street address, email address, social security number and telephone number. The City collects personal information through the Site only when you voluntarily provide it.

What is Non-Personal Information?

Non-Personal Information is information that does not identify you personally. The City or its vendors and affiliates may collect Non-Personal Information through your use of the Site and use that information for a variety of reasons including, to enhance the user experience or gather data regarding use of the Site.

How the City of Groton Uses Your Personal Information

Except as required by law or a court of competent jurisdiction, including public records laws, the City does not knowingly give, share, sell or transfer any Personal Information obtained through the Site to any third parties, other than our vendors and affiliates with whom the City works to provide services and fulfil request made through the Site. Please keep in mind that the City is a public entity and most, if not all, of the information that you provide through the Site may be subject to disclosure under public records laws. The City and its vendors and affiliates may use your Personal Information to operate and improve the Site or to carry out the transactions you have requested. Those uses may include providing you with information and services, gathering and analyzing data, and, where appropriate, contacting you.

Does the Site Use Cookies?

A cookie is a small piece of text or information that the Site may provide to your browser while you are on the Site. The City does not use cookies to record any personal information. The City or its vendors and affiliates may use cookies to collect data about use of the Site or to enhance the user experience.

Links to Other Sites

The Site contains links to third-party websites, such as community groups and other public entities. Those links are provided for your reference and convenience only. The City does not control other websites and is not responsible for their content. The City's inclusion of links to third- party websites does not imply any endorsement of the entities operating those sites or their produces, materials or services. You should review the privacy policies of those third-party websites to learn more about how they handle information.

Changes to This Privacy Statement

The City reserves the right to change this policy. If we make changes, the revised Privacy Policy will be posted on the site and will be effective upon posting.