Borough of Lavallette
Ocean County, New Jersey
The following notice applies to this web site, which is the Official Local Government Web Site for the Borough of Lavallette.
Thank you for visiting the Borough of Lavallette web site and reviewing our Privacy Notice. This statement addresses collection, use and security of and access to information that may be obtained through the use of the Borough of Lavallette web site. This notice covers the following topics:
- Information Collected and How it is Used
- Personal Information and Choice
- Public Access to Information
- Contact Information
Information Collected and Stored Automatically
If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the web site, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:
- The Internet domain (for example, "xcompany.com" if you use a private Internet access account, or "yourschool.edu" if you connect from a university's domain) and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access our web site;
- The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
- The date and time you access our site;
- The pages you visit; and
- If you linked to the Borough of Lavallette web site from another web site, the address of that web site.
We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors - to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits.
If You Send Us Personal Information
If you choose to provide us with personal information -- as in an e-mail to a municipal employee, or by filling out a form with your personal information and submitting it to us through our web site -- we use that information to respond to your message and to help us get you the information you have requested. We only share the information you give us with another government agency if your inquiry relates to that agency, or as otherwise required by law. Moreover, we do not create individual profiles with the information you provide or to give it to any private organizations. The Borough of Lavallette does not collect information for commercial marketing.
You may choose whether to provide personal information on-line.
"Personal information" is information about a natural person that is readily identifiable to that specific individual. Personal information includes such things as an individual's name, address, e-mail address and phone number. A domain name or Internet protocol address is not considered personal information.
We collect no personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us by sending us email, participating in a survey or completing an on-line form. You may choose not to contact us by email, participate in a survey, or provide any personal information using an online form. Your choice to not participate in these activities will not impair your ability to browse the Borough of Lavallette web site and read or download any information provided on the site.
Email is not a secure medium. Personal information sent via the Internet can be intercepted. You may, therefore, wish to reconsider the advisability of sending messages that contain sensitive, personal information to this Internet address.
The Borough of Lavallette does not plan on divulging information collected or information disclosed voluntarily, but may be required to do so pursuant to a request under the Open Public Records Act law, the common law, other State or Federal law or pursuant to court order.
If you believe that your personal information is being used for a purpose other than what was intended when submitted, you may contact the Borough as shown in the Contact Information Section of this statement.
In the Borough of Lavallette, laws exist to ensure that government is open and that the public has a right to access appropriate records and information possessed by the municipal government. At the same time, there are exceptions to the publics right to access public records that serve various needs including the privacy of individuals. Exceptions are provided by both state and federal laws.
All the information collected at this site becomes public record that may be subject to inspection and copying by members of the public, unless an exemption in law exists.
Personal identifiers, such as home address, telephone numbers, social security numbers, tax identification numbers, or drivers license numbers may be deleted or redacted as required under OPRA.
The Borough of Lavallette, the web host company, and the manager of this web site have taken several steps to safeguard the integrity of its data and prevent unauthorized access to information maintained. These measures are designed and intended to prevent corruption of data, block unknown or unauthorized access to our systems and information, and to provide reasonable protection of private information in our possession.
The Borough of Lavallette, its agencies, officers, or employees exercise no control over the organizations, views, accuracy, availability, copyright or trademark compliance or the legality of the material contained on those servers and do not sponsor, endorse, or approve the information, content, products, materials, opinions or services contained on such external sites. The visitor proceeds to these external sites at their own risk. The Borough of Lavallette and its web development company specifically disclaims any and all liability from damages which may result from the accessing of a third party site which is linked to the Borough of Lavallette web site, or from reliance upon any such information.
Translation Software Disclaimer
The Borough of Lavallette website may be
translated for your convenience using translation software
powered by Google Translate, a free online language translation
service that can translate text and web pages into different
languages. Reasonable efforts have been made to verify the
reliability of the translation service, however, no automated
translation is perfect nor is it intended to replace human
translators. The Borough of Lavallette does not guarantee
the accuracy of the translated text. Some pages may not be
accurately translated due to the limitations of the translation
software. Text in images, PDF files, Word documents or other
document types cannot be translated.
The official text is the English version of the website. Any discrepancies or differences created in the translation are not binding and have no legal effect for compliance or enforcement purposes. If any questions arise related to the accuracy of the information contained in the translated website, please refer to the English version of the website which is the official version.
You may contact the Borough of Lavallette as follows:
Borough of Lavallette
1306 Grand Central Avenue
Lavallette, NJ 08735