Bangor City Hall
73 Harlow Street, Bangor, ME 04401

Phone:
207.992.4200

Business Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Services > Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy


We do not capture personal information about visitors to our website without their permission. We endeavor to collect only the minimum amount of information needed to meet the purposes for which the website was created.

 

Public Disclosure

All information collected will be treated the same as any written communication and is subject to the public disclosure and confidentiality provisions of 1 M.R.S.A. Chapter 14-A.

 

Privacy Statement

We may collect some or all of the following information about visitors who view or download information from our website:

Date                                      Date the visit occurred.

Time                                      Time the visit occurred.

Client IP                               Unique Internet Protocol (IP) address of the website visitor. The IP address recorded is normally that of the visitor’s Internet service provider, e.g. aol.com if the visitor connects from an America Online account.

Server IP                              Unique Internet Protocol (IP) address of the State of Maine web server accessed.

HTTP Status                        Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP) error code, e.g. “404 Requested Page Not Found.”

HTTP Request                    Identifies the web page or file requested by the website visitor.

Bytes Sent                           Amount of data sent from the web server to website visitor during that connection.

Bytes Received                 Amount of data sent from website visitor to the web server.

User Agent                         Type of web browser or other client software that made request to the web server.

Referrer                               Uniform Resource Locator (URL) that referred to the requested file.

Protocol Version              Version of HTTP used by the visitor’s web browser software.

The information we collect is used to improve the content of our web services and help us understand how people are using our services. We analyze our website logs to continually improve the value of the materials available on our site. The information in our web logs is not personally identifiable, and we make no attempt to link it with the individuals that browse our website.

 

Personally Identifiable Information

“Personally identifiable information” is information about a person that is readily identifiable to that specific individual. It includes, for example, an individual’s name, street address, e-mail address, or phone number.

Personally identifiable information will not be collected unless you voluntarily send an e-mail message, fill out and send an online form, or fill out personal information and send in a survey. Your choice not to participate in these activities will not impair your ability to access certain information or obtain a service online, except to the extent your choice not to participate impairs our ability to provide the service requested.

Unless specifically protected under state law, any information provided may be inspected by the public or disclosed in a legal proceeding.

 

E-Mail Addresses

E-mail messages sent to the City of Bangor will be treated the same as any other written communication. They may be subject to public inspection or legal disclosure and may be saved for a period of time before they are destroyed. E-mail or other information requests sent to this website may be maintained in order to respond to the request, forward that request to the appropriate individual, or to provide the web designer with valuable customer feedback to assist in improving the site. E-mail addresses obtained through the website will not be sold to private companies for marketing purposes.

 

Surveys

Surveys will be used for the purpose stated. If personally identifiable information is collected it may be subject to public inspection and legal disclosure and may be saved for a period of time before it is destroyed.

 

Cookies

Cookies are used in the City of Bangor website.

 

Disclaimer

Neither the City of Bangor, nor any agency, officer, or employee of the City of Bangor warrants the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of any information published on the City of Bangor website, nor endorses any products or services linked from this system, and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of such information. Portions of the information may be incorrect or not current. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from this system does so at his or her own risk.