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Privacy Policies of the City of Forest Hills

Privacy Statement

At CityofForestHills.com, we understand your concerns about privacy. We hope this notice, which describes our use and protection of nonpublic personal information, will help you understand how we treat the information we may obtain from you or other sources in the course of providing you with information, resources and additional services.

Furthermore, we wish to inform you that we do not share your personal information with any non-affiliated third parties for any purpose that is not specifically authorized by law unless we obtain your affirmative permission.

Whether you’re conducting personal or professional business with us, we want you to know that CityofForestHills.com respects your privacy and protects your information.

As a part of our normal operations we collect, and in some cases, disclose information about you. The City of Forest Hills encourages you to read the following Privacy Statement that contains information about CityofForestHills.com policies regarding the collection, use, disclosure, and protection of your information.

If you are not comfortable with any of the terms or policies described in this statement, you are encouraged to send confidential correspondence through the postal service.

What information might we collect?

We may collect personally identifiable information in order to identify and register you as a CityofForestHills.com user. In addition, we may collect personal information in order to provide you with services tailored to your particular needs. By learning about you, CityofForestHills.com can deliver more relevant public services and thus offer you better services and options.

The information we collect will vary depending upon the function or processes you select or request. Depending upon the function, or process you select (for example, downloading a form or permit), you may be required to provide information such as:

Who should use our website?

Our website is for general public use and contains information about our City’s services facilities and attractions. We do not specifically target any services to children under the age of thirteen or knowingly collect any information from children under the age of thirteen. If we become aware that information is or has been submitted by or collected from a child under the age of thirteen, we will destroy this information.

How is this information used?

The information you submit to us via our on-line forms and e-mail is used to provide you with the response or service you have requested.

We may also use this information to contact you about other services. If you do not wish to receive these communications, you can write us, e-mail us or simply reply to any e-mails you receive from our site informing us of your desire to be removed from our mailing lists.

Who has access to this information?

In order to better serve your particular needs, CityofForestHills.com, its employees, and certain companies working on CityofForestHills.com behalf have access to this information. This information may also be disclosed to third parties without your consent if disclosure is necessary to comply with legal processes or to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of CityofForestHills.com , its users or the public. We may also provide limited information about you to third parties without your permission when necessary or deemed appropriate.

What are your options regarding collection, use, and distribution of your information?

Any information you submit to us via written applications, our website’s on-line forms or e-mail is done so on a voluntary basis. When you access our site in this manner, the collection, use, and distribution of your information will be handled according to the terms and policies outlined in this Privacy Statement. If you object to the collection, use, and distribution policies outlined in this Privacy Statement, we ask that you do not submit information.

Links and co-branded sites

This website contains links to other government entity and public interest websites. CityofForestHills.com provides links to other sites as a convenience to persons who visit the CityofForestHills.com website. If you choose to use the services provided by those sites, you may be asked by those sites to provide certain personally identifiable information (some of which may, on an individual or aggregated basis, be shared with CityofForestHills.com). Please be aware that CityofForestHills.com is not responsible for the privacy practices of those sites, even though CityofForestHills.com name or logo may appear on those sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the Privacy Statements of each and every website that you visit, as the privacy policy of those sites may differ from ours.

Notice specific to information available on this website

The information is made available for downloading solely for use by end users according to this agreement. Any reproduction or redistribution of the Information not in accordance with this agreement is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible.

Without limiting the foregoing, copying or reproduction of the information to any other server or location for further reproduction or redistribution is expressly prohibited.

The information is warranted, if at all, only according to the terms of this agreement. Except as warranted in this agreement, CityofForestHills.Com hereby disclaims all warranties and conditions with regard to the information, including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.

Restricted Rights Legend

Any information which is downloaded from this server for or on behalf of the United States of America, its agencies and/or instrumentality’s (“U.S. Government”), is provided with Restricted Rights. Use, duplication, or disclosure by the U.S. Government is subject to restrictions as set forth in subparagraph (c)(1)(ii) of the Rights in Technical Data and Computer Information clause at DFARS 252.227-7013 or subparagraphs (c)(1) and (2) of the Commercial Computer Information - Restricted Rights at 48 CFR 52.227-19, as applicable. Manufacturer is CityofForestHills.com.

Notice specific to document information available on this website

Permission to use documents (such as white papers, press releases, datasheets and FAQs) from this server (“Server”) is granted, provided that (1) the below copyright notice appears in all copies and that both the copyright notice and this permission notice appear, (2) use of such documents from this server is for informational and non-commercial or personal use only and will not be copied or posted on any network computer or broadcast in any media, and (3) no modifications of any documents are made. Use for any other purpose is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible.