Internet Policies

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The City of Renton adheres to the highest of Internet standards, protecting its users' privacy, observing Net etiquette, linking externally without endorsements, and aiming for factual information throughout. To that end, here's a look at what the city expects from users of this Website and what users can expect in using the city's website.

The City of Renton monitors overall site traffic to ensure users of the website are able to access information in an effective manner. By monitoring overall site traffic the city is able to continually improve this website to better suit the users' needs.

We collect the following information about visitors to our website:

  • The domain name, but not the e-mail address
  • The email addresses of those who communicate with us via email
  • Combined information about which pages consumers access or visit
  • Information volunteered by site visitors, such as survey information

The information we collect is used to improve the content of our Web services and help us understand how people are using our services. The City of Renton analyzes our website logs to continually improve the value of the materials available on our site. Our website logs are not personally identifiable, and we make no attempt to link them with the individuals who browse our web site. Furthermore, the City does not share or distribute any information received from users and respects the privacy of its users. However, the City of Renton is subject to the Washington Open Records Act, therefore information available and collected on this site is subject to disclosure to anyone who makes such a request.

The City of Renton reserves the right to revise and update this Privacy Statement at any time without notice by posting

Acceptance of Policy

The use of the City of Renton website signifies your acceptance of this policy. The city reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this policy at any time.

Terms of Use

In accessing information and tools provided through the City of Renton website, users agree that they will not use the site for any unlawful activity, or use it in any way that would violate the following terms and conditions. This website is governed and construed by the laws of the State of Washington. Any use of the website shall comply with all federal laws and regulations as well as the laws and regulations of: the City of Renton; King County, Washington; and the state of Washington. Any lawsuit or claim arising from this Web site shall be brought in the Renton Municipal Court, Renton, Washington.

Linkage

The city’s web policy only allows links to other government/non-profit agencies or those organizations with which we have a formal partnership.

Reference in this website to any specific commercial products, processes or services, or the use of any trade, firm or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the public and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the City of Renton.

Because the city cannot control websites to which it links, it cannot be held responsible for content included in them. Further, please be advised that once you link to another site, the city's privacy and security notice no longer applies and you become subject to the privacy and security policies of that site. In addition, the city is not responsible if links to other Websites do not work as these sites may change their content and structure.

Site Security

The City of Renton has taken steps to safeguard the information on this site including monitoring, auditing and encryption. Security measures are taken as a part of the implementation of all City of Renton software and hardware infrastructure in order to mitigate risk. The City of Renton, however, cannot warrant as fail proof the security of information collected or provided via this website. Unauthorized attempts to change information on this site or upload information are strictly prohibited.

Cookies and Applets

Cookies

To better serve our users we use "cookies" to customize your browsing experience with the City of Renton website. Cookies are simple text files stored on your computer by your web browser. Cookies created on your computer by using this Web site do not contain personally identifying information and do not compromise your privacy or security. We use the cookie feature only to store a randomly generated identifying tag on your computer.

Applets

Applets, when used, are tools downloaded to your computer to work with the software you have. They are intended to enhance your browsing experience by enabling you to view information in a unique manner and/or to enable access to information that your computer would otherwise be unable to access without the applet.

Nondisclosure of Certain Personal Information

The City of Renton Website may request that you provide certain personal/private information in order to process an online transaction. You may choose not to provide this information, but if you choose not to provide it we will be unable to process the transaction online and you will need to complete the transaction either in person or by mail.

Disclaimer

The City of Renton makes an attempt to ensure the information on this site is correct. However, in the event that any information on this site is incorrect or not current, the city assumes no liability for damages incurred directly or indirectly as a result of incomplete, incorrect or omissions of information. If you do find any information that is incorrect, please email the Webmaster so the errors can be corrected.

Copyright Notice

Copyright Notice - © 2018 City of Renton, Washington

The City of Renton retains copyright on all text, graphic images, maps, photographs and other content on this web site. All rights reserved.

Copies of any information or materials may be printed for limited personal, non-commercial use only. Written permission from the City of Renton is required for any other use or distribution of the information or materials on this site.

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