Pipestem Volunteer Fire Department
The Pipestem Volunteer Fire Department web site provides convenient access to information about the Pipestem Volunteer Fire Department and available services.
As with all online resources, we recognize that visitors to this web site are concerned about their privacy. The Pipestem Volunteer Fire Department is committed to preserving your privacy when visiting this web site.
Information Collected When You Visit This Web Site
When visiting www.pipestemfd.com, the Fire Department automatically collects and stores the following information about your visit:
1. The Internet Protocol address and domain name of your Internet service provider. The Internet Protocol address is a numerical identifier assigned either to your Internet service provider or directly to your computer, which can be used to direct Internet traffic to you;
2. The type of browser and operating system you used;
3. The date and time you visited this site;
4. The web pages or services you accessed at this site; and
5. The URL or web site address of the web site you visited prior to coming to this web site and from which any web page on this site was linked.
This information is used to improve our web site content and to help the Fire Department understand how visitors are using this web site. This information is collected for statistical analysis, to determine what information is of most and of least interest to our visitors, and to identify system performance issues or problem areas. The information is not collected for commercial marketing purposes and the Fire Department does not sell or distribute the information collected from the site for commercial marketing purposes.
Information Collected When You Email This Web Site
If you send an email to the Fire Department, your email address and the contents of your email will be collected.
The information collected is not limited to text characters and may include audio, video, and graphic information formats you send us.
Your email address and the information contained in your email will be used to respond to you, to address issues you identify, to further improve this web site, or to forward your email to another agency for appropriate action. Your email address is not collected for commercial marketing purposes and the Fire Department does not sell or distribute your email address for commercial marketing purposes.
Personal Information And Choice
"Personal information" is information about an individual (e.g. name, address, and phone number). A domain name or Internet Protocol address is not considered personal information.
Personal information is not collected through this web site unless you send an email to the Fire Department. If you do not communicate with this web site it does not affect your ability to use any other features of this web site or other web sites.
Currently, the Fire Department does not knowingly collect personal information from children or create profiles of children through this web site. People are cautioned that the collection of personal information provided by any individual through this site will be treated the same as information given by an adult, and may, if not protected by federal, state or local law, be subject to public access. The Fire Department encourages parents and teachers to be involved in children's Internet activities and guide the children whenever children are asked to provide personal information on-line.
Disclosure of Information Collected Through This Web Site
Information collected through this web site, personal or otherwise, may, if not protected by federal, state or local law, may be subject to disclosure pursuant to law, such as the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), or court order.
Additionally, the Fire Department may disclose personal information to federal, state or local law enforcement authorities to enforce its rights against unauthorized access or attempted unauthorized access to the Fire Department's information.
The Fire Department limits employee access to personally identifiable information from this web site to only those employees who need access to perform a specific job. Security measures have been integrated into the design, implementation, and day-to-day operations of this web site as part of our continuing commitment to the security of electronic content as well as the electronic transmission of information.
To protect consumer data during transmission of electronic commerce, the Fire Department uses the latest SSL encryption technology to securely transmit transaction data.
NOTE: The information contained in this policy should not be construed in any way as giving business, legal, or other advice, or warranting as fail proof, the security of information provided via this web site. For site security purposes and to ensure that this web site remains available to all users, the Fire Department employs software to monitor traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or otherwise cause damage to this web site.
We may place a text file called a "cookie" in the browser files of your computer. The cookie itself does not contain Personal Information although it will enable us to relate your use of this site to information that you have specifically and knowingly provided. But the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie can't read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites.
Information provided on this web site is intended to allow the public immediate access to public information. While all attempts are made to provide accurate, current, and reliable information, the Fire Department recognizes the possibility of human and/or mechanical error. Therefore, the Fire Department, its employees, officers, agents and agencies make no representations as to the accuracy, completeness, currency, or suitability of the information provided by this web site, and deny any expressed or implied warranty as to the same.
Volunteer firefighting is a very rewarding and valuable way to serve your community. It takes dedication and many hours of training to become a firefighter. If you're willing to put in the time and effort, there is a department ready for you to serve.
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