Terms of Use/Privacy Policy

Terms of Use

General

The Village of Sugar Grove website was created to provide the public with information about Village government services and events. By using this website or any information or data made available through this website, the user agrees to all the conditions stated in the following paragraphs. Any information submitted via Sugar Grove’s website may be considered a public record and may be subject to disclosure to third parties. The Village reserves the right to amend these terms at any time and without further notice.

Disclaimer

This web site was created for and is maintained by the Village of Sugar Grove, Illinois, and is intended to be a non-public forum, the purpose of which is to provide access to local government departments, services, programs and information. The user assumes all risks related to use of this information. In no event will the Village of Sugar Grove be liable to the user or to any third party for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special or exemplary damages or lost profit resulting from any use or misuse of this data.

Village staff maintains this official web site. While every effort is made to keep content accurate and up-to-date, the Village cannot guarantee that all information will be entirely current. Anyone who sees something on the web site that should be corrected or updated is urged to email vclerk@sugargroveil.gov. Be sure to give the full URL of the web page in your message.

Privacy Policy

The Village of Sugar Grove respects your privacy.

Any personal information you provide to us including and similar to your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address will not be released, sold, or rented to any entities or individuals outside of the Village of Sugar Grove except as necessary to conduct Village business (e.g., investigate an issue raised by resident that requires the release of such information) or as may otherwise be required by law (e.g., FOIA).

How Your Personal Information is Protected

The Village uses industry standard practices to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal information provided through the website, including encryption using secure sockets layer (SSL). The Village will take all reasonable precautions to safeguard the confidentiality of such information, but may NOT be held liable for any injury caused by the disclosure of that information, whether caused by security breach, accident, inadvertence, or any other act resulting in disclosure.

External Sites

The Village of Sugar Grove is not responsible for the content of external internet sites. You are advised to read the privacy policy of any external sites before disclosing any personal information.

Cookies

A “cookie” is a small data text file that is placed in your browser and allows electronic commerce link to recognize you each time you visit this site. Cookies themselves do not contain any personal information, and the Village of Sugar Grove does not use cookies to collect personal information. Cookies may also be used by 3rd party content providers such as newsfeeds.

External Sites and Links to Other Sites

This site contains links to other sites and servers. The Village of Sugar Grove is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. You are advised to read the privacy policy of any external sites before disclosing any personal information. Once a visitor to this site links to another site, he or she is subject to the privacy policy of the new site. The appearance of external links on this site does not constitute endorsement by the Village of Sugar Grove of external websites or the information, products or services contained therein.

The Village of Sugar Grove believes there are reasonable and desirable needs for links to websites outside the span of control of the municipality when these sites help further the goals of the Village by providing useful government-related information. Links are provided to web sites within the following guidelines:

  • Websites owned and operated by local, state, federal government and educational agencies.
  • Websites owned and operated by utilities that serve the residents of the Village of Sugar Grove and by franchise are granted such authority.
  • Websites of organizations that receive direct financial support from the Village as partners in pursuit of governmental purposes.

To ensure the continued government-related purposes of the Village of Sugar Grove website, links generally are not provided to any other for-profit business or non-profit organization not meeting the above criteria, nor any for-profit website or website containing advertising. In order to avoid the appearance of Village endorsement of, or involvement with, political content, links are not made to websites that are associated with, sponsored by or serving a candidate for elected office, or any political party or organization supporting or seeking to defeat any candidate for elective office or ballot proposal.

Remember the Risks Whenever You Use the Internet

While we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to the Village of Sugar Grove and you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any passwords or other account information. In addition other Internet sites or services that may be accessible through the Village of Sugar Grove website have separate data and privacy practices independent of us, and therefore we disclaim any responsibility or liability for their policies or actions.

Please contact those vendors and others directly if you have any questions about their privacy policies.

Legal

The Village of Sugar Grove website is made available for general reference only and may not reflect official positions of the Village. Communications made through the website in no way constitute a legal or official notice to the Village of Sugar Grove or its departments or any official or employee of the Village of Sugar Grove for any purpose. It is understood that the information contained on this website is being used solely at the user’s own risk.

These terms should not be construed as legal advice. These terms are not presented as a complete or accurate recitation of any or all applicable regulations. The use or misuse of any material, data, or information provided on this site may have implications under Federal, State, and local laws that are frequently amended and are at times subject to interpretation. You should seek appropriate legal or other professional advice to address specific facts and circumstances.

 

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