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We Take Your Privacy Seriously

The Washington County, Florida Board of County Commissioners is committed to honoring the privacy of the online visitors to our website. We recognize the importance to you of maintaining an appropriate level of privacy and security for the personal information we collect from you over the Internet. The following discloses our Web site information gathering and use practices and is limited to the protection and use of personal information collected by us in the online environment. Your access to and use of our site are subject to this policy and any other terms of use or policies posted by us. Please note that this privacy statement applies only to this site and not to the web sites of other entities or organizations to which we may link. All references to the "Washington County Board of County Commissioners" throughout this policy statement include, unless otherwise stated, all successors and assigns.

What Kind of Information We Collect

Our Web servers may use "cookies" to collect information about visitors such as domain names, but not your e-mail addresses. This information may be aggregated to measure such things as the number of visits, average time spent on the site, number of pages viewed, and methods by which our site was found. The Washington County Board of County Commissioners website uses such information to evaluate the use of our site and to continuously improve the content and services being provided.

Who Has Access to My Information?

When any user of this Website visits this Website via the Internet, no personally identifiable information is obtained by the County Commission, except as noted herein, about the user unless the user then will contact the County Commission by e-mail, facsimile or other written communication regarding any concerns or questions about the Website. Any such written communications received by the County Commission will be considered a public record by the municipality and subject to Florida law.

It may become necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of statute, or as otherwise required by law.

Certain federal, state and local laws or government regulations may require us to disclose non-public personal information about you. In these circumstances, we will use reasonable efforts to disclose only the information required by law, subpoena or court order to be disclosed.


Our site may make use of cookies (or a similar technology) to better manage our sites and to assist us in providing you with tailored information and services. A cookie is a tiny element of data that a Web site can send to your browser, which is stored on your hard drive so that we can do things such as better serve you as you navigate through our site or when you return. You may set your browser to notify you or decline the receipt of a cookie; however, certain features of our sites may not function properly or be available if your browser is configured to disable cookies.


The Washington County, Florida Board of County Commissioners policy is not to disclose private e-mail communications that are transmitted using the Washington County Commission website except to respond, if directed to us, or as required to operate the service, as set forth in the terms of use and policies established from time to time governing the service, or as otherwise required by law.

Links to Other Websites

For the convenience of our visitors and customers, this Web site may contain links to other sites. While we generally try to link only to sites that share similar high standards and respect for privacy, we are not responsible for the content, products or services offered or the privacy and security practices employed by these other sites.

Policy Revisions

Because of the evolving nature of the technologies that we use, we may amend this policy from time to time. We will post any revisions on this site.


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