Site Privacy Statement

  1. General
    Broome County respects the privacy of every individual who visits our websites. This Privacy Statement outlines the information Broome County will collect and how Broome County will use that information.
  2. Personally Identifiable Information
    When you visit Broome County websites, we will not collect any personally identifiable information about you (such as your name, address, telephone number, social security number or e-mail address) unless you provide it to us voluntarily. Broome County may request personally identifiable information from you in order to provide requested specialized services.
  3. Use of Personally Identifiable Information
    Broome County may store and process your personally identifiable information to better understand your needs and how we may improve our electronic services, and we may use your personally identifiable information to contact you if so requested by you (for example, we may send you a questionaire or we may respond to your comments or requests for information). Broome County will not give your personally identifiable information to any outside organization.
  4. Non Personally Identifiable Information
    Broome County may collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. Examples of this type of information include IP address, time of visit, the type of internet browser or computer operating system you are using and the domain name of the website from which you linked to our sites. Broome County uses this information to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website. We also use it to gather broad demographic information about our users in general.
    This information does not contain anything that can identify users personally. Additionally, Broome County may store some information on your computer. This information will be in the form of a "cookie". Most internet browsers enable you to erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions. Broome County will not attempt to tie any personally identifiable information on individual users to non personally identifiable information.
  5. Security
    Broome County is committed to keeping secure the data you provide us and will take reasonable precautions to protect your personally identifiable information from loss, misuse or alteration.
  6. Non Broome County Websites
    Broome County links to various non Broome County websites. Broome County is not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of websites to which it may provide links to. Broome County recommends that visitors to non County sites check the privacy statements of these sites and be cautious about providing personally identifiable information without a clear understanding of how the information will be used. Visitors may also wish to consult privacy guidelines such as those recommended by the Online Privacy Alliance.
  7. Contacting Us Regarding Your Personally Identifiable Information
    If you have submitted personally identifiable information through a Broome County website or if someone else has submitted your personally identifiable information through a Broome County website, and you would like to have that information deleted from our databases, please contact us via e-mail at