Access to and use of Edwardsville Township’s website, edwardsvilletownship.com, is provided subject to the following notices and disclaimers, which constitute terms and conditions governing the use by all individuals and/or entities (“you” and “your”) of the website.
This page state the “terms and conditions under which you may use this website. Please read this agreement carefully before using this website. Use of this website indicates your agreement to be legally bound by terms and conditions stated herein. If you do not agree with any of these terms, do not access or otherwise use this site of any information contained on the site. Edwardsville Township reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time by updating this page. You should visit this page periodically to review the Terms and Conditions. This agreement applies to all individuals and/or entities (“you” and “user”) accessing this website for any reason.
Disclaimer for External Links
In certain places on this Site, live links to other Internet sites can be accessed. Such external Internet sites contain information created, published, maintained, or otherwise posted by institutions or organizations independent of Edwardsville Township. Edwardsville Township does not endorse, approve, certify, or control those external Internet sites and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, suitability, or timeliness of information located at such addresses. Reference on that external Internet site to any specific commercial product, process, or service does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by Edwardsville Township. Edwardsville Township assumes no responsibility and disclaims any liability for the consequences resulting from the use of information obtained from these linked Internet sites.
Edwardsville Township reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to revoke your access privileges at any time without notice.
You agree that Edwardsville Township may make improvements and/or changes in the Site at any time without notice and further agree that Edwardsville Township can revise these Terms and Conditions at any time without notice by updating this posting. The date of the last revision will be noted on this page. You agree that your continued use of the Site after such modifications have been made constitutes your acceptance of such revised Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to this Agreement, then you may not use the Services.
Collection and Disclosure of your Personal Information
Edwardsville Township may obtain “Personal Information” is information about an individual that is readily identifiable to that specific person including, but not limited to the following identifiers:
- First and Last Name
- Mailing Address
- E-mail Address
- Phone Number
- Driver’s License
- Voter ID
If you purchase Edwardsville Township’s products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction.
Please keep in mind that if your directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Edwardsville Township’s public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.
We do not collect any personally information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners (c); sending us an email message; (d) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services and/or products you have requested from us; (e) participating in survey. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
If you voluntarily supply Personal Information, state law and the federal Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a) might protect it. However, this information is a public record once you provide it, and may be subject to public inspection and copying if not otherwise protected by federal or state law. [e.g., Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) (18 U.S.C. 2510-2520, 2701-2709); Illinois Freedom of Information Act (the “FOIA”) (5 ILCS 140/1 et seq.); Data Processing Confidentiality Act (30 ILCS 585/0.01 et seq.).]
The Illinois Local Records Act (50 ILCS 205/1 et seq.) and the FOIA require the township to preserve records created or received by the township or its staff. Pursuant to these statutes, emails or messages sent to a township email account, information submitted via the website and comments posted or messages received via an official township web page will be treated as public records and may be disclosed to the public and archived. The township does not share the information collected from you with other outside parties unless the information is subject to disclosure under the FOIA, or by court order or subpoena, or it is deemed necessary to release it to an authorized law enforcement agency. The township reserves the right to report any activities that the township believes in good faith to be unlawful. You acknowledge that the township may disclose any information obtained from you when required by law or regulation.
All personal information voluntarily submitted by you is subject to the terms, conditions, disclaimers, and notices contained above and below and will be retained in accordance with the Township’s rules and regulations.
Use of your Personal Information
Edwardsville Township collects and uses your personal information to operate its website and deliver the services you have requested.
Edwardsville Township may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Edwardsville Township and its affiliates.
Sharing Information with Third Parties
Edwardsville Township does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
Edwardsville Township may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Edwardsville Township, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Edwardsville Township may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Edwardsville Township or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights of property of Edwardsville Township; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Edwardsville Township, or the public.
Automatically Collected Information and How It May Be Used
Information about computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Edwardsville Township. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Edwardsville Township website.
Security of your Personally Information
Edwardsville secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclose. Edwardsville Township uses the following methods for this purpose:
- SSL Protocol
When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, i.e. the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
We strive to take appropriate measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.
A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive that helps a Web site or service recognize that user’s unique computer. For example, a Web site may use a cookie to store and sometimes track information about your preferences or the pages you last visited. Cookies can be used to provide useful online features for their visitors, such as customized pages and personalized services. You can remove or block cookies by changing the settings of your browser.
Session specific cookies may be used on the township’s website to improve the user experience and for basic web metrics. These cookies expire in a very short time frame or when a browser window closes.
Children Under Thirteen
Edwardsville Township does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
Because the township cares about the safety and privacy of children online, the township complies with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA). COPPA and its accompanying Federal Trade Commission regulation establish United States federal law that protects the privacy of children using the Internet. The township does not knowingly contact or collect personal information from children under 13. The website is not intended to solicit information of any kind from children under 13.
It is possible that by fraud or deception the township may receive information pertaining to children under 13. If the township is notified of this, as soon as the township verifies the information, the township will immediately obtain parental consent or otherwise delete the information from its servers. If you want to notify the township of the township’s receipt of information by children under 13, please contact the township at the address listed below.
From time to time, Edwardsville Township may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general com Copyright
This material is for the noncommercial use of the general public. The Fair Use guidelines of the U.S. copyright statutes apply to all material on the township Web site and linked agency Web pages. The township shall remain the sole and exclusive owner of all rights, title and interest in and to all specifically copyrighted information created and posted for inclusion in this system. Photographs and graphics on the township Web site are the property of the township, unless specifically stated otherwise. For copy or use of information on the Web site that is outside of the Fair Use provisions of copyright law, or if You have any questions on using material on the Township of Schaumburg Web pages, please contact the township at the address listed below. If permission to reproduce or redistribute is granted, the following statement shall be included on all reproduced information: “Reproduced with permission from the Township of Schaumburg, Illinois.”
Changes to this Policy
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the township at:
300 W Park
Edwardsville, Illinois 62025
Phone: (618) 656-0292
Fax: (618) 656-7289