The Seaside TSP project is committed to protecting your privacy and developing
technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience possible.
This Statement of Privacy applies to the Seaside TSP project Web site and governs
data collection and usage. By using the Seaside TSP project Web site, you consent
to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
The Seaside TSP project collects personally identifiable information, such as
your e-mail address, name, home or work address, and telephone number that you enter
into the Contact Us form. The Seaside TSP project
may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you,
such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests, and favorites.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically
collected by the Seaside TSP project. This information can include: your IP
address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring Web site addresses.
This information is used by the Seaside TSP project for the operation of the
service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding
use of the Seaside TSP project Web site.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information
or personally sensitive data through the Seaside TSP project Web site, this
information may be collected and used by others. While the Seaside TSP project
will never sell or give away your information to an outside organization, all comments
made on this Web site are part of the public record and therefore may be requested
under the Freedom of Information Act.
The Seaside TSP project encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web
sites you choose to link to from the Seaside TSP Web site, so that you can understand
how those Web sites collect, use, and share your information. The Seaside TSP
project is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites
outside of the Seaside TSP project.
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Use of your Personal Information
The Seaside TSP project collects and uses your personal information to operate
the Seaside TSP project Web site. The Seaside TSP project also uses your
personally identifiable information to inform you of upcoming events, developments
in the project, and opportunities for you to voice your questions and concerns related
to the project. The Seaside TSP project may also contact you via surveys, to
conduct research about your opinion of current or upcoming public involvement opportunities.
The Seaside TSP project does not sell, rent, or lease its customer lists to
third parties. The Seaside TSP project does not use or disclose sensitive personal
information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit
The Seaside TSP project keeps track of the Web sites and pages our readers visit
within Seaside TSP project Web site, in order to determine what Seaside TSP
project pages are the most popular. This data is used to strengthen the areas of
little interest and to improve the overall look and usability of the Web site.
The Seaside TSP project Web site will disclose your personal information, without
notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action
is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process
served on the Seaside TSP project or the Web site; (b) protect and defend the
rights or property of the Seaside TSP project; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances
to protect the personal safety of users of the Seaside TSP project Web site,
or the public.
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All information collected at this site becomes a public record unless an exemption
in law exists. ORS Chapter 192 contains the Oregon Public Records Law and other
program specific ORS's and OAR's.
In the State of Oregon, laws exist to ensure that government is open and that the
public has a right to access appropriate records and information possessed by state
government. At the same time, there are exceptions to the public's right to access
public records that serve various needs including the privacy of individuals. Both
state and federal laws provide exceptions. We may request personally identifiable
information from you in order to provide requested services, but such information
is handled as it would be on an in-person visit to a governmental office.
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The Seaside TSP project Web site uses "cookies" to help you personalize your
online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a
webpage server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your
computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server
in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save
you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned
to a specific page. For example, if you personalize any Seaside TSP project
pages, or register with the Seaside TSP project Web site, a cookie helps the
Seaside TSP project to recall your specific information on subsequent visits.
This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as e-mail
addresses, mailing addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Seaside TSP
project Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you
can easily use the Seaside TSP project features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically
accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies
if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience
the interactive features of the Seaside TSP project Web site during your visit.
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Security of your Personal Information
The Seaside TSP project secures your personal information from unauthorized
access, use, or disclosure. The Seaside TSP project secures the personally identifiable
information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment,
which is protected from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.
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Changes to this Statement
The Seaside TSP project will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to
reflect project and public feedback. The Seaside TSP project encourages you
to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how the Seaside TSP
project is protecting your information.
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The Seaside TSP project welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy.
If you believe that the Seaside TSP project has not adhered to this Statement,
please contact the Seaside TSP project.
We will use reasonable efforts to promptly determine
and remedy the problem.
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