Privacy Policy

Purpose

The purpose of the City of Snoqualmie website is to provide information to the public in order to conduct the City’s business. The City’s website is intended to serve the City’s need to make useful and practical information available to residents, businesses, and visitors as such information facilitates the provision of a City service in a cost-effective and efficient manner or furthers another specifically articulated purpose of the City. The City’s website and the selection of site to which any of them may be linked are not intended to serve as a forum for free discussion.

Terms of Use

Any use of the City of Snoqualmie website shall conform to all city, state and federal laws, rules and regulations. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or alter information on this website are strictly prohibited. By visiting the City of Snoqualmie website, you agree that you will not use the site for any unlawful activity or use it in any way that would violate the above terms. As a visitor to our site, your IP Address is automatically collected solely for the purpose of tracking the number of computers that visit our website, what pages are visited, and the time frame most frequently used. However, the City does not collect or track any personal information on any individual who visits this website. Below are our standard operating practices regarding our website.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

The City of Snoqualmie is committed to complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Reasonable accommodations, including equal access to communications, will be provided upon request. Requests for reasonable accommodations, with regard to equal access to communications, should be directed to the City of Snoqualmie at info@snoqualmiewa.gov

Privacy and Disclosure



The information the City gathers is either information (for example, your name and address) that you voluntarily supply when you register for services such as Notify Me or email newsletters.

Cookies

To help make the City’s website more responsive to the needs of the public, a standard feature of browser software, called a “cookie”, is used to assign each visitor a unique, random number that resides on your computer. The cookie does not identify the visitor, just the computer that a visitor uses to access the City website. Unless you voluntarily identify yourself, the City won't know who you are, even if you are assigned a cookie to your computer as the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply. A cookie cannot read unrelated data off your computer. The City uses cookies to help us deliver a better, more personalized service. For example, the City uses cookies to track the pages and services on the website visited by users. This allows the City to build a better website by knowing which pages and features users are visiting and how often.

Browser Level Information and IP Addresses

The City’s web server automatically collects limited information about your computer configuration when you visit the website, including the type of browser you use, the operating system you are running, the resolution of your computer monitor, the website that referred you, and your IP address. Your IP address is a number that is used by computers connected to the Internet to identify your computer so that data such as the web pages you want to view can be transmitted to you. The City uses IP address information for systems administration and trouble-shooting purposes.

Archiving



The City of Snoqualmie uses an automated archiving solution provided by ArchiveSocial to comply with applicable public records laws and fulfills records retention requirements.

Other Disclosures



The City may occasionally release information about visitors when release is appropriate to comply with law to protect the rights, property, or safety of visitors to the City’s website, the public, customers, employees, agents, partners, and affiliates.

External Website Links

The City of Snoqualmie website contains links to external websites for the purpose of providing reference material and information about community-related subjects. The inclusion of these links should not be construed as an endorsement or sponsorship of these external websites, their content, viewpoints, products, services, or their hosts.

Copyright

While the City of Snoqualmie makes the information contained within this website available to anyone, it retains copyright on all text, graphic images, and other content. This means you may not: distribute the text or graphics to others without express written permission of the City of Snoqualmie; ‘mirror’ this information on your server without the City’s permission; or modify or re-use the text or graphics on this system. You may print copies of the information for your own personal use and reference this server from your own documents. The City of Snoqualmie reserves all other rights.

Use of Email

If you send the City an electronic mail message (email) that contains personally identifiable information or fill out a form that provides the City with this information, the City will use the personally identifiable information to respond to you. Email is within the definition of a public record under the state public records law and is subject to public disclosure under that law. Any personal information you provide to the City via email may be used to respond to your question or request for information. The City of Snoqualmie will not sell or provide the email addresses and personal information collected to anyone outside the City of Snoqualmie.

Questions



If you have questions about this privacy policy, please email info@snoqualmiewa.gov