Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting a Lafayette City-Parish Consolidated Government ("LCG") Web site. We are committed to maintaining your online privacy and make every effort to ensure that your rights are protected. These guidelines are subject to change without prior notice. It is therefore recommended that you refer back to them periodically.


Information Collected and Stored Automatically

As a visitor to our site, your IP address is automatically collected primarily to track the number of computers used to visit our site, the pages visited most often, the timeframe used most frequently and other trends. This statistical data is gathered to analyze the information most frequently requested by the public and how LCG can best provide it.


Use of Cookies

The majority of LCG Web sites do not use cookies. For those sites that process a credit card, survey or other transaction, cookies may be used to insure the privacy and security of those transactions.


Personal Information You Provide

If you send us e-mail or fill out forms online that contain personally identifiable information, we use that information only to respond to you or to process the requested transaction. Information may be redirected to another party within LCG who may be better able to handle your inquiry. LCG does not collect personal information for commercial marketing purposes or disclose that information to third parties unless required by law.


Open Government and Disclosure of Public Records

LCG is subject to a variety of laws, including the "Access To Public Records Law," which might require the release of data upon request. Please refer to "Open Government and Laws" for more information. Such actions as court orders or subpoenas are also cause to release information.


Security

LCG is concerned with the security of the data collected and has in place reasonable measures to prevent unauthorized access to that data. This Web site uses SSL 128-bit encryption to secure your personal information.


Link Policy

This site contains links to other sites. LCG is not responsible for the privacy practices or the contents of the sites that link either from or to this site. It is recommended that you review each of their individual privacy policies before providing any personal information.


Questions

If you have questions about our Internet Privacy Guidelines, please feel free to write us at:

Lafayette City-Parish Consolidated Government
Department of Information Services & Technology
Attn: Webmaster
P.O. Box 4017-C
Lafayette, LA 70502

or e-mail us at webmaster@lafayettegov.com.

(Revised April 2006)