Prince Edward County

Web Policy

 

Links to other Web Sites

The Prince Edward County Web Site provides links to many external web sites that are not controlled, maintained or regulated by Prince Edward County Government or any affiliated organization, and as such, Prince Edward County cannot be held responsible for their content. The County cannot control or guarantee the content, accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of these sites. In addition, their inclusion is not intended to reflect their importance nor an endorsement by the County of any views expressed or products or services offered by the author or the reference or the organization operating the server on which the reference is maintained.

The hyperlinks to external web sites and pages containing information created and maintained by public and private organizations other than Prince Edward County are for informational purposes where the linked external site may provide useful and valuable information to visitors to this web site, or where the linked external site is required or authorized by law. These hyperlinks may be removed or replaced at the sole discretion of the Prince Edward County Government at any time without notice.

 

Use of Cookies

A cookie is a small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier, that is sent to your browser from a web site's computers and may either be used only during your session (a "session" cookie) or may be stored on your computer's hard drive (a "persistent" cookie). Cookies can contain data about user movement during the visit to the web site. If your browser software is set to allow cookies, a web site can send its own cookie to you. A web site that has set a cookie can only access those cookies it has sent to you; it cannot access cookies sent by other sites.

Cookies are one mechanism for maintaining continuity during a user's visit to a web site. They allow data to be maintained for a users' benefit as they navigate a site. This is referred to as "session" or "state management" cookie. These cookies go away when you terminate your visit to the web site as they are maintained only in your browser's active memory during your session. Cookies may also be stored on your computer so that you can be recognized by a web site on future visits. They can be read by the web site that set them whenever you enter the web site, and are often used on sites that require you to log in to save you entering all of your log-in information. They may store information on your unique identifier and the areas of the web site you have visited before. These cookies are stored on your computer's hard drive after you have left your web site visit and consequently are often referred to as "persistent" cookies.

You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. (Each browser is different, so check the "Help" section of your browser to learn how to change your preferences.)

When Prince Edward County web site uses session cookies, the information on these cookies would be retained by the site in a table that lists the unique identifiers of those currently using the site only while the user's session is active.

 

Security

The Prince Edward County web site has taken several steps to safeguard the integrity of its computing infrastructure and data, including but not limited to authentication, monitoring, and auditing. Security measures have been integrated into the design, implementation and day-to-day practices of the entire site.

This information should not be construed in any way as giving business, legal, or other advice. This information should not be construed as warranting as fail-proof the security of information provided through the Prince Edward County web site.