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The following policy describes the privacy practices for the Town of Jupiter (“we”).
This privacy statement applies to all Personal Information collected via this website: https://www.jupiter.fl.us (the “Site”).
Any questions, comments, or complaints about the data practices (including compliance with data privacy principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, access, security, data integrity, or enforcement) of our Town of Jupiter residents, clients, or partners for which the Town of Jupiter processes data should be addressed to that client or partner.
Florida has a broad public records law. All correspondence sent to the Town of Jupiter via e-mail may be subject to disclosure as a matter of public record. Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact the Town of Jupiter by phone or in writing.
What personal data do we collect, and why do we collect it
On our Site, we may collect the following Personal Information from residents, prospective clients, prospective business partners, job applicants, and other visitors, such as name, email, phone number, company information, and address. We only obtain personally-identifying information if it is supplied voluntarily. We collect this information only for the purpose of contacting individuals who have identified themselves as prospects or applicants for our activities, services, and job openings. We may transfer this information to or receive this information in the United States. We may share this information with third-party service providers for email processing and related services. These third parties are prohibited from using the Personal Information for any other purpose.
IP Address and Other Standard Information
Like many websites, our third-party web analytics partners or we may gather certain information automatically and store it in log files or systems used by us. This information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, device type, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, geo-location, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data. We may combine this automatically collected log information with other information we collect about you. We do this to improve the services we offer you as well as our marketing, analytics, and site functionality and to analyze trends and gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may also receive reports based on the use of these technologies by our web analytics partners on an individual and aggregated basis.
We collect your location-based (geo-location) information to optimize your website experience. We will share this information with our mapping provider to provide and optimize this service for our visitors. You may opt out of location-based services at any time by editing the setting on your device, or by opting out on your browser.
Technologies such as cookies and other similar technologies are used by the Town of Jupiter and our marketing partners, affiliates, and email and analytics service providers. These technologies are used in analyzing trends, administering, securing, and optimizing the site, tracking users’ movements around the site, and gathering demographic information about our user and visitor base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual and aggregated basis.
Use of Your Personal Information
We use your Personal Information to provide you with information about the Town of Jupiter and its products and services, including but not limited to Town legislative initiatives, recreation programs, webinars, newsletters, and job openings. You have the option at any time to opt out of any secondary communications such as informational communications, by clicking on “unsubscribe” at the bottom of any emails.
We do not share, sell, rent, or trade your Personal Information to third parties for promotional purposes. However, we may disclose your Personal Information if we are required to do so by law or we, in good faith, believe that such action is necessary to (1) comply with the law or with the legal processes, including court orders, subpoenas, or bankruptcy proceedings; (2) protect and defend our rights and property; (3) protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our Site; or (4) protect the personal safety or property of our users or the public (among other things, this means that if you provide false information or attempt to pose as someone else, information about you may be disclosed as part of any investigation into your actions).
DO NOT TRACK
California law requires us to state how we respond to Do Not Track (DNT) signals. Because there is currently no industry or legal standard for recognizing or honoring DNT, we do not currently respond to DNT signals. We await the result of work by the privacy community and industry to determine when such a response is appropriate and what form it should take.
Links to Third-Party Web Sites
Town of Jupiter will take reasonable steps to ensure that your Personal Information is accurate, complete, and relevant to its intended use. We provide individuals with reasonable access to the Personal Information that they provide to us, as well as the ability to review and correct such information. To protect your privacy and security, we also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access to your Personal Information. In addition, we may limit or deny access to Personal Information when providing such access would be unreasonably burdensome or expensive in the circumstances or as otherwise permitted by applicable law or regulation. We will respond to your request for access to your Personal Information within 30 days of the original email request.
We will retain your Personal Information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your Personal Information, including your geolocation information, as we, in good faith, believe it necessary to (1) comply with the law or with the legal process, including court orders or subpoenas; (2) protect and defend our rights and property; (3) protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our web sites; or (4) protect the personal safety or property of our users or the public.
We store and process your personal information on our computers in the US and elsewhere in the world where our facilities are located. We protect your information using reasonable technical and administrative security measures to reduce the risks of loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, and alteration. Some of the safeguards we use are firewalls and data encryption, physical access controls to our data centers, and information access authorization controls. You acknowledge and agree that our security measures are not a guarantee of security and that we are not responsible for the loss or misuse of your personal information.
Posts & Forums
We provide the Town of Jupiter posts and forums as a means for our residents, clients, and other users of our Site to communicate. If you use a bulletin board, blog, forum, or chat room on this Web site, you should be aware that any Personal Information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the information you submit in these forums.
The town of Jupiter will take reasonable steps to ensure that Personal Information is accurate, complete, and current to its intended use. The Town of Jupiter will only use Personal Information in ways that are compatible with the purposes for which it was collected or subsequently authorized by you.
Enforcement and Verification
The Town of Jupiter may process personal information from our prospective employees for, among other things, application process and authentication.
Passport to Jupiter
Our mobile application, Passport to Jupiter, offers an immersive experience by showcasing a diverse range of locations within the Town of Jupiter. These locations encompass historical landmarks, parks, recreational facilities, natural habitats, beaches, and more. The app has been developed in collaboration with Eventzee and Freeze Tag, Inc., renowned developers who have played a pivotal role in shaping its interface. With Passport to Jupiter, users can explore and engage with the unique offerings of our town. We are deeply committed to safeguarding the privacy and security of our users' information. All data collected through the Passport to Jupiter app will be treated in accordance with the privacy principles detailed in this policy.