The City of Selma’s privacy notice is to respect and protect the privacy of its website users, consistent with the applicable laws of the United States and the State of Alabama.
All or part of the record of your access to the City’s website, and electronic communications you send via the site, may become part of the public record to the extent provided by law and may be subject to public inspection and copying as provided by law, if no exception to disclosure under federal or state law applies.
Thus, visitors should be aware that, information which is provided by users via City of Selma’s website, could be required to be disclosed as required by law, for example, in response to valid legal process, such as a search warrant, subpoena, or court order, or in response to a request made pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act unless an exception to disclosure applies or disclosure of information is otherwise protected to the extent provided by law.
The City of Selma may revise this notice on the website periodically. Notice revisions will be posted.
What Information About Users Does the City of Selma Retain?
- Automatic Information
The following information is collected and stored automatically from all users accessing the City of Selma’s website to browse or download information:
- The Internet domain and Internet Protocol address from which you access our site;
- The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
- The date and time you access our site;
- The pages you visit; and
- If you linked to the City of Selma website from another website, the address of that website.
Such information is collected for possible use in connection with the creation of summary statistics and to assess what information is of interest to users, to determine technical design specifications, and to identify system performance issues. This information is not reported or released unless legally required.
- Information Provided by a User
In addition, if you provide information to the City via the website, for example, by sending an e-mail, participating in a survey, responding to feedback or “contact us” form, etc.), the City retains such information. In addition, all e-mail messages received by the City of Selma’s website contain the e-mail addresses of the senders. Thus, if you communicate with us via the City’s website, the information automatically retained, as specified above, will be stored together with the content of your communications to us, if any, including your e-mail address. All such electronic communications may become part of the public record to the extent provided by law and may be subject to public inspection and copying if no legal exception applies.
If you send us an electronic mail message with a question or comment or fill out an online form, we may utilize whatever identifying information you provide to us in your communication in responding to your request. In addition, we may redirect your message to another government agency or person who is in a better position to answer your question.
All or part of the record of your access to the City of Selma’s website, and electronic communications you send via the City’s website, may become part of the public record to the extent provided by law and may be subject to public inspection and copying as provided by law, if no exception to disclosure under federal or state law applies.
Disclaimer/Links to Other Sites
The City of Selma’s website contains links to other websites as a convenience to website visitors and for informational purposes only. These may include links to websites operated by other government agencies, non-profit organizations, and private businesses. The City of Selma does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. The City of Selma does not endorse or approve any of the content (including products, services, or opinions) present on external websites and bears no responsibility for the accuracy or legality of the content of the external site or subsequent links from an external site. When you link to another site, you are no longer on the City of Selma’s website and this privacy notice does not apply. When you link to another website, you are subject to the privacy notice of that website.