City of Howe is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to City of Howe electronic billing and payment web site (E-Bill) and governs data collection and usage. By using City of Howe’s web site and electronic billing service, you consent to the data collection and usage practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information - City of Howe collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone numbers. City of Howe also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by City of Howe. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by City of Howe for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of City of Howe web site.
City of Howe encourages you to review the privacy statements of web sites you choose to link to from City of Howe so that you can understand how those web sites collect, use and share your information. City of Howe is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on web sites outside of City of Howe.
Use of your Personal Information - City of Howe collects and uses the information provided by you to deliver the services you have requested. City of Howe also uses the information provided by you to inform you of other services available from City of Howe. City of Howe may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
City of Howe does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
In addition, City of Howe may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, or provide customer support. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to City of Howe, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
City of Howe will disclose the information you have provided, 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 City of Howe or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of City of Howe; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of City of Howe, or the public.
Security of your Personal Information - City of Howe secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. City of Howe secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. City of Howe does not store your credit card number, billing address or CSC/CVV code when you make an ePayment.
Changes to this Statement - To better serve you, City of Howe will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy, based upon customer comments and City of Howe’s experience with this program. City of Howe encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how City of Howe is protecting your information.
Contact Information - City of Howe welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you have any comments or believe that City of Howe has not adhered to this Statement, please contact City of Howe at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will use all reasonable efforts to promptly review the matter and remedy any problem.