Effective date: January 1, 2020
Thank you for visiting the Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District’s Learning Lab website. We recognize the importance and are committed to protecting the online privacy of website users.
The following information explains the District’s policy regarding any information you may supply when visiting placermosquito.org and placermosquitolearninglab.org.
This notice explains our online privacy practices and how we collect and use your information on this site. This notice is intended to help you make informed decisions concerning disclosure of information in connection with the District’s website and related services. By using this website, whether you accessed this website directly or through a link from another website, you agree to be bound by the terms of this policy. The type of information we collect and this policy are subject to change. Please revisit this policy statement regularly.
Our website contains links to other websites whose information practices may be different than ours. Please read those other sites’ privacy notices and note that we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
The District is a local government agency. As such, it is subject to the California Public Records Act. Among other things, the Act requires the District to disclose public records (which includes electronic records) upon request, subject to certain exemptions listed in the Act.
Collection of Information
On certain occasions, the public has opportunities to share personal information online with the District in order to facilitate better correspondence and service. This information includes but is not limited to e-mail addresses, residence addresses and other personal information.
The District will not intentionally disclose this information to any third party, unless required to do so under federal or state law, including, but not limited to the California Public Records Act. The District will not sell this information to any third party.
If you do nothing during your visit to the District’s website but browse through our website, read pages or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. The District logs Internet protocol (IP) addresses for troubleshooting purposes and to track which pages people visit in order to improve the quality of our website. We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use. We do not give, sell, or transfer any of this information to a third party. However, we are subject to the access and confidentiality provisions of the Public Records Act, and we will therefore disclose personally identifiable information as required by law, for example, in response to a court order, a subpoena or a Public Records Act request. We also may disclose such information in response to a law enforcement or regulatory agency’s request.
The District’s site may use “cookies” to help personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file placed on your hard drive by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued your devices the cookie. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize the District’s page, a cookie helps the District recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information.
This site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under the District’s control. The District uses industry standard practices and precautions to handle communications through its website, including firewalls, secure servers and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL).
Links to Other Websites
This site contains links to other websites. Links to other websites are included as a convenience to provide additional, helpful resources. They are not an endorsement of any product, service, business or person. Should you choose to visit those websites, please remember that Placer Mosquito & Vector Control District is not responsible for their content or privacy policies.
Right to Request No Further Emails
Users may indicate they do not wish to receive email information from the District any longer. If you want to unsubscribe from mailing lists at any time, or opt out, review, update and/or correct your information, you can do so quickly and easily by clicking the unsubscribe link contained in the email.
Child Protection Policy
Placer Mosquito & Vector Control District Learning Lab encourages parents and guardians to spend time online with their children and to participate in the educational activities offered on our site. No information should be submitted or posted at placermosquito.org or placermosquitolearninglab.org by guests under 13 years of age without the consent of their parent or guardian.
Website visitors who are 13 to 17 years of age should seek parental consent before providing any personal identifying information on our site.
We may update, modify or amend this statement to better protect your information. If there are changes to this policy, we will prominently post such changes to the District website when implementing the change. These changes are effective immediately after they are posted on this page.
How we Respond to Do Not Track Signals
You may configure your browser to send a “Do Not Track” (DNT) signal to websites you visit. We honor DNTs and do not plant or track cookies when a DNT has been received from your.
Limitation of Liability
The content of this website is provided “as is” and we make no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of the site, and expressly disclaim liability for errors and omissions in the contents of the site. No warranty of any kind, including warranties of non-infringement of third-party rights, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and freedom from computer virus, is given with respect to the contents of this website or its hyperlinks to other Internet resources. Any person that accesses this website or relies on any information obtained from this site does so at his or her own risk and the user agrees to hold the District and its officers and employees harmless from and against any loss or damage resulting from such use.