The City of Chandler, Arizona, is committed to protecting the privacy of all visitors to our Web site. This policy describes privacy practices of www.chandleraz.gov and contains information about what data is collected and how it is used. We believe that the protection of personal privacy is of the utmost importance when visiting our site because it helps the City to deliver efficient and effective customer services, to ensure our users’ confidence and to encourage online participation. Thank you for visiting our site.
Collection and Use of Online Information
Our Web server automatically collects your Internet Protocol address when you visit our site. Your IP address is your computer’s unique address that lets other computers attached to the Internet know where to send data, but rarely can be used to identify you individually.
Protection of Personal Information
Your personal information will not be shared, sold or transferred to any third party without your prior consent, or unless it is required by law. To use certain services on our site, you may be asked to provide personal information, such as your name and address. If you are making a payment, we may ask for your credit card number and billing address. If you decline to provide the requested information, the ability to provide you the service via the Web may be limited.
Please be assured that the interactive services on our site are equipped with security measures to protect the information you provide us. We encrypt important data that must remain secure to meet legal requirements. Most Web browsers indicate a secure form by a ‘closed lock’ icon at the bottom of the screen.
Links to Other Web sites
Use of E-Mail and Other Correspondence
Please note that any correspondence, such as e-mail and letters, sent to City officials or staff becomes public record and is available for public/media review.
Correspondence to the City of Chandler via the Web site or e-mail shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal or official notice to the City, its agencies, officers, employees, representatives or agents with respect to any existing, pending or future claim or cause of action against the City of Chandler or for any other purpose.
All City records are subject to the State of Arizona public records law. Any and all information gathered by the City through its Web site shall be protected to the extent possible under the current law. Disclosure of public information may be required in response to an appropriate public records request or compelled by legal process. The City of Chandler will not release confidential information, such as Social Security Numbers and bank account information, without a court order. All other information is subject to release.
Protection of Minors
The City of Chandler believes that protecting children's privacy online is extremely important and respects national and international laws, including the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA"), which applies in the United States. The City does not knowingly collect personal information from children; however, th