The Town of Yucca Valley is committed to the principles of electronic
privacy. No personal information gathered for access to this site
including e-mail addresses will be released to a third party
without the subjects consent, except as stipulated below. As with
any password-protected site, identity is established at logon and thus
it is possible to identify the pages a specific user visits within
This statement discloses what information is collected from visitors to
the Town of Yucca Valley web site, how this information is collected and
used, instances when this information is shared and what choices are
available to users regarding the collection, use and distribution of
data. This statement also outlines security procedures in place to
protect against loss, misuse or alteration of information under Town
of Yucca Valleys control, and how to correct or change incorrect
Use of Digital Cookies
A cookie is a small data file issued to visitors by certain Web sites,
and stored on the visitors hard drive. A cookie file can contain
information such as a user ID that the site uses to track which pages
are visited information that is useful for marketing purposes and
to keep high-traffic pages easily accessible to users. A cookie cannot
read or extract information from a hard disk or read cookie files created
browser. The Town of Yucca Valley reserves the right to use and implement
cookies or allow its advertisers to do so. We do not control, nor do we
have any access to, the cookie information advertisers may
This site also contains links to other sites. The Town of Yucca Valley
is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other
web sites, except those under the jurisdiction of the Town of
In order to better service the needs of those who visit our site, the
Town of Yucca Valley keeps track of certain traffic data. These include
the platform used (such as a Macintosh or PC), browser type (such as Netscape
or Microsoft Internet Explorer), IP address (or Internet Protocol address,
which identifies the visitors service provider, but not the visitor
personally) and the previous URL (Uniform Resource Locator, or Web address)
visited by the visitor before clicking through to Town of Yucca Valley.
None of these disclose personal information, and the information they do
reveal is used exclusively for internal administrative purposes.
The Town of Yucca Valleys search engine collects aggregate search
terms for internal reporting and targeted advertising. The Town of Yucca
Valley monitors aggregate visitor activity on the sites and may share
this information with advertisers, but at no stage are individual users
personally identifiable, nor is any personal information
The Town of Yucca Valley is also involved in organizing and conducting
conferences and educational events, and may, from time to time, use the
Web to promote these events, sell conference subscriptions and invite
prospective attendees to supply certain information about themselves.
This demographic data may then be used for pre- or post-conference
marketing and could be shared with our event co-sponsors, but will
not be disclosed to any other third parties without the consent of
the individual or organization concerned. The Town of Yucca Valley
will also require these co-sponsors to respect the privacy of those
who entrust information to the Town of Yucca Valley.
Conference attendees are sometimes asked to supply certain personal
information, including name, contact information and credit card number.
The contact information is used for communicating with attendees regarding
the conference and may be used for promotion of future conferences. Billing
information will be used solely for billing purposes and will not otherwise
The Town of Yucca Valley also uses the Web to promote city events and
services. In some cases, personal information may be requested. Once
again, this information will not be shared with any third parties
without the users consent.
When an order is placed online, the Town of Yucca Valley scrambles personal
data and credit card information using SSL encryption technology. This makes
it virtually impossible for information to be stolen or intercepted while being
transferred across the Internet. We treat customer information given to us
online with the same confidentiality that we do with customer records on paper
and with information taken over the phone by Town of Yucca Valley customer
service representatives. Upon receipt, orders are encrypted until
However, no technology is fail-proof. It is possible even if remote
for an unauthorized person to gain access to this information despite
the safeguard of a secure server. Consequently, visitors using forms on our
site do so at their own risk.
Any information collected by any Town site from children under 13 is subject
following guidelines will be followed for any information collected by or
for any child under 13:
Information that could be collected from or for a minor includes but might
not be limited to name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, school,
Parental (including legal guardian) Consent
Parental consent will be obtained before collecting, using or disclosing
personal information about a child.
If any information practices change in a material way, new
consent will be obtained from the parents. This includes changes in the
kinds of material being collected, a change in how that information is
being used, or if there is a change in the third parties that have access
to that information.
Parents will be able to review the personal information collected from
their children. This will require verification of the identity of the
Parents will be allowed to revoke their consent and delete information
collected from or for their children on request. When consent is revoked,
the web site will stop collecting, using or disclosing information from or
for that child. Revocation may end a childs participation in an activity
if the information collected was necessary for participation on
the web site.
Additional information can be obtained at the FTCs Consumer Response
Center and the Kidz Privacy web sites.
Our Web site contains several links to sources outside of the Town of Yucca
Valley that we believe are useful to visitors to our site. Once you link to
Once you leave the Town of Yucca Valleys web site and connect to the
site of another entity, that site is not under the control of the Town of
Yucca Valley, and the Town of Yucca Valley is not responsible for the content
of sites to which it is linked. The Town of Yucca Valley is providing these
links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not
imply the Town of Yucca Valleys endorsement of the site.
The Town of Yucca Valley welcomes links to its site. You are free to create
a hypertext link to the Town of Yucca Valleys site as long as the link
does not state or imply any sponsorship of your site by the Town of Yucca Valley.
Also, we request a courtesy notification, via e-mail to
in advance of your intention to link to our site.
Messages transmitted via electronic mail (e-mail) are not secure and any
information transmitted to this site via e-mail will not be treated as
confidential. The Town of Yucca Valley may use e-mail or other forms of
input provided by visitors to this site for any purpose without
compensation to the contributor.
The Town of Yucca Valley does not warrant that this site or the server that
it makes available is free of viruses.
Changes or Queries
To change, modify or update any information supplied to Town of Yucca
Valley, or if you have any queries, complaints or suggestions about our