Privacy Policy

It is the policy of the State of Florida that all records of the state or political subdivisions of the state are open for public inspection and copying, subject to certain exemptions. This policy is embodied in the Florida Constitution, together with the right of an individual to be free from unauthorized governmental intrusion into their private life, as provided in Article 1, Section 23, of the Florida Constitution. In recognition of these policies, SMRCA has established this Internet Privacy Policy. When you use our Site, you are acknowledging that any personal information you provide is subject to Florida’s Public Records Policy as stated in Chapter 119, Florida Statutes, and Article I, Section 24, of the Florida Constitution. You do not have to give us personal information to visit our web site, download our publications, or use our e-mail communications, or any other feature. We collect no personal information about you when you visit our web site unless you you choose to provide this information to us or unless required by a specific City agency in order to transact business with that agency. We will use the information that you voluntarily provide to us to notify you of selected Site changes or new publications. We may also use it to conduct statistical analyses of user activities in order to measure user interest in the information we provide and how we provide it. However, we reserve the right to collect and store some non-personal information as stated below.

What We Collect and Store Automatically

If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the web site, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We may automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:

Name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example, xcompany.com, if you use a private Internet access account, or yourschool.edu if you connect from an educational institution’s domain);

The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;

The date and time you access our site;

The page from which you came and the pages that you access;and

Your system’s IP (Internet Protocol) address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web).

We would use the information we collect in aggregate to count the number of, and types of, visitors to the different pages on our Site and to help us make our Site more useful to visitors like you.

Accessibility

Accessibility is always regarded highly. Web site implementation is a result of necessity. Should it be found that the South Middle River Civic Association’s Site is defunct in your need, please contact the South Middle River Civic Association for clarification and resolution.

Intrusion Detection

For security purposes and to help ensure this service remains available to you, we use special software programs for monitoring network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise to cause damage to this government computer system or Site. These programs collect no information that would directly identify individuals, but they do collect information that could help us identify someone attempting to tamper with this web site If you use this system or Site, you should understand that all activities may be monitored and recorded. Anyone using this system or Site expressly consents to such monitoring. WARNING – If such monitoring reveals possible evidence or information of criminal or suspicious activity, monitoring records may be provided to law enforcement officials without any prior oral or written notice to you. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, we make no other attempts to identify individual users or their usage habits. We only use raw monitoring data for logs for determining trends in usage patterns and in diagnosing system or Site problems.