Privacy Statement

Port Huron Township is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Port Huron Township site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Port Huron Township site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Port Huron Township collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Port Huron Township also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Port Huron Township. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by Port Huron Township for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Port Huron Township site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Port Huron Township public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Port Huron Township does not read any of your private online communications.

Port Huron Township encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Port Huron Township so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Port Huron Township is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Port Huron Township and Port Huron Township family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Port Huron Township collects and uses your personal information to operate the Port Huron Township Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Port Huron Township also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Port Huron Township and its affiliates. Port Huron Township may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Port Huron Township does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Port Huron Township may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Port Huron Township may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Port Huron Township, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Port Huron Township does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Port Huron Township keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Port Huron Township, in order to determine what Port Huron Township services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Port Huron Township to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Port Huron Township Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Port Huron Township or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Port Huron Township; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Port Huron Township, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Port Huron Township Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk 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 the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Port Huron Township pages, or register with Port Huron Township site or services, a cookie helps Port Huron Township to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Port Huron Township Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Port Huron Township features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Port Huron Township services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Port Huron Township secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Port Huron Township secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Port Huron Township will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Port Huron Township encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Port Huron Township is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Port Huron Township welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Port Huron Township has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Port Huron Township at We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.