Privacy

Privacy Policy:

Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept ("Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept") operates http://nantucketcountysheriff.com and may operate other websites. It is Nantucket County Sheriff’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Nantucket County Sheriff’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Nantucket County Sheriff’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on http://nantucketcountysheriff.com blogs/sites. Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Nantucket County Sheriff’s websites choose to interact with Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept in ways that require Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at http://nantucketcountysheriff.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept. Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Nantucket County Sheriff’s behalf or to provide services available at Nantucket County Sheriff’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Nantucket County Sheriff’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept website and have supplied your email address, Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor's computer, and that the visitor's browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept uses cookies to help Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept identify and track visitors, their usage of Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept website, and their website access preferences. Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Nantucket County Sheriff’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Nantucket County Sheriff’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Nantucket County Sheriff’s sole discretion. Nantucket County Sheriff’s Dept encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a http://nantucketcountysheriff.com account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.