Privacy Statement


The Village of Winthrop Harbor recognizes the importance of your privacy on the Internet. The following explains what types of information are collected when you visit this web site. The Village of Winthrop Harbor does not collect personally-identifying information from its web site unless you decide to provide such information.

Visitors under the age of 18 must obtain permission from their parents or guardians before sending any personally-identifying information to the Village of Winthrop Harbor.

All information collected by the Village of Winthrop Harbor is used for internal purposes and is not distributed to outside parties unless otherwise stated.

Like all webservers, the Village of Winthrop Harbor webservers automatically create log files for each visitor who accesses the site. The "access logs" allow the Village of Winthrop Harbor to make the site more useful to you. The logs do not record your names, address, phone number, billing or financial information or any other personally-identifying information. The access logs do contain some or all of the following items:

Most Internet Service Providers(ISP) assign IP addresses dynamically. In such a situation, your IP address would be different each time you access the site. Your privacy is further enhanced when your ISP uses a "proxy" server which then assigns the same IP address to everyone accessing the Internet via that ISP.

The Village of Winthrop Harbor reserves the right to change this policy without notice. Any changes to this policy will be posted as soon as reasonably possible, so please check this page periodically. Use of the Village of Winthrop Harbor web site constitutes consent to any policy then in effect.

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