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Your privacy is very important to us. It is not the City of Canton’s policy to collect personal information about you when you visit our website unless you choose to make such information available to us. By visiting the City of Canton’s website, you are agreeing to the practices described in this policy.
The City makes very minimal use of "cookies" (such as a "session cookie") or otherwise keeps track of who visits our website unless the person emails the City or in any manner contacts the City through the website. The City’s web servers log IP addresses while serving up content, these logs are referenced if suspicious activity is noticed and are periodically cleared.
By sending the City of Canton an electronic mail ("email") or filling out a form on our website, such as sending something where it says "Contact," you are sending us personal information (e.g, your name, address, telephone number, email address, and/or other information). The City stores this information in order to respond to or process your request or otherwise resolve the subject matter of your submission.
Visitors to the City of Canton’s website should be aware that, subject to specific statutory exceptions, information received in connection with the organization, functions, policies, decisions, procedures, operations, or other activities of the City of Canton, including but not limited to electronic data, are public records under State of Ohio law.
Therefore, users should be aware that information submitted through this website, such as by sending a message or submitting an electronic form, may be subject to disclosure to other parties pursuant to a public record request. The State of Ohio’s public record law requires that all information that qualifies as a record will be saved for a designated period of time.
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The City takes very seriously the integrity of the information and systems we maintain. Therefore, we have instituted security measures for all information systems under our control. These security measures are designed to identify attempts to tamper with this website. Information collected through these security measures may be used in connection with a criminal prosecution or other legal proceedings.
If you choose to send an email to the City of Canton, you should be aware that electronic mail (email) is not necessarily secure against interception, and may be subject to the disclosure requirements of the Public Records Act or other legal disclosure requirements.