Privacy Policy

LAST UPDATED 12/15/2017

If you do not want your email address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to JWB or provide your email address. Instead, you may contact JWB by phone or in writing but please note that all correspondence, in any form, is subject to Florida’s public records law and is disclosed upon request in accordance with the law.

This policy describes the types of information We may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit this Website and Our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information. This policy applies to information We collect: (1) on this Website; and (2) in email and other electronic messages between you and this Website.  It does not apply to information collected by Us offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by Us or any third party.

Notwithstanding the terms of Our Privacy Policy, Our Website is hosted by Web.com. Web.com has access to aggregated information about visitors to Our Website in order for Web.com to analyze performance and make improvements to Web.com products.

Please read this policy carefully to understand Our policies and practices regarding your information and how We will treat it. If you do not agree with Our policies and practices, your choice is not to use Our Website. By accessing or using this Website, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time (see Changes to Our Privacy Policy). Your continued use of this Website after We make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

Children Under the Age of 13

Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal identifying information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features, use any of the interactive or comment features of this Website or provide any information about yourself to Us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. We will abide by Florida law or any other governing law as to records that are confidential or exempt from production.  For example, pursuant to Section 125.901(11), Florida Statutes, any personal identifying information of a child or the parent or guardian of the child, held by Us or held by a service provider or researcher under contract with Us, is exempt from disclosure under Florida’s Public Records Act.

Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It

We collect several types of information from and about users of Our Website, including information that you provide to Us, usage details, internet connection, equipment used to access Our Website, IP addresses and information collected through cookies and web beacons.

Information You Provide to Us

The information We collect on or through Our Website may include information that you provide by filling in forms on Our Website, including submitting comments or questions to Us.

Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies

As you navigate through and interact with Our Website, We may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about: (1) your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including; details of your visits to Our Website, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website; or (2) information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type.  The information We collect automatically may include personal information but We may maintain it or associate it with personal information We collect in other ways or receive from third parties. The collection of this information helps Us to improve Our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service to You.

Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of Our Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, Our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to Our Website.

Web Beacons. Pages of Website and Our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit Us, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).

Third-Party Use of CookiesSome content or applications, including advertisements, on the Website are served by third-parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers, and application providers. These third parties may use cookies alone or in conjunction with web beacons or other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use Our website. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content. We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.

How We Use Your Information

We use information that We collect about you or that you provide to Us, including any personal information: (1) to present Our Website and its contents to you; (2) to provide you with information, products, or services that you request from Us; (3) to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it; (4) to notify you about changes to Our Website or any products or services We offer or provide though it; (5) to send out mailings to you either in hardcopy or electronically; (6) any other way We may describe when you provide the information; and (7) for any other purpose with your consent. Such information is not sold, exchanged, or otherwise distributed to other organizations for commercial or marketing purposes.

Disclosure of Your Information

We shall disclose your information to comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.

Public Records Notice

Notwithstanding other terms within this privacy policy, all information exchanged between you and Us, including your personal identifying information, is subject to Florida’s Public Records law, as set forth in Florida Statutes Chapter 119, that requires all state, county, and municipal records be available for inspection and duplication by any person unless expressly exempted by the law. As a result, all of your information may be subject to examination and inspection upon request.

Security

We have implemented reasonable measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure.  Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although We take reasonable measures to protect your information, We cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted to Our Website. Any transmission of your information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

It is Our policy to post any changes We make to Our privacy policy on this page. If We make material changes to how We treat Our users’ information, We will notify you through a notice on the Website home page. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for ensuring We have an up-to-date active and deliverable email address for you, and for periodically visiting Our Website and this privacy policy to check for any changes.

Contact Us

To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy and Our privacy practices, contact Us at:

April Putzulu
Strategic Communications Manager
Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County
14155 58th Street North
Clearwater, Florida 33760
727-453-5677
Communications@jwbpinellas.org

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