LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES - A DISCLAIMER
When you follow a link to one of these websites neither Deschutes County, nor any agency, officer, or employee of Deschutes County warrants the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published by these external websites, nor endorses any content, viewpoints, products, or services linked from these systems, and can not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of their information. Portions of such information may be incorrect or not current. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from these systems does so at his or her own risk.
INFORMATION COLLECTED WHEN YOU BROWSE THE DESCHUTES COUNTY FAIR & EXPO WEBSITE
If you browse or download information during your visit to this website, we collect and store only the standard data collected by all web server software. That information is:
- The Internet Protocol (IP) address used for your connection. The IP address is a numerical identifier assigned either to your Internet service provider or directly to your computer. We use the Internet IP to respond to your browser request. Example: 126.96.36.199;
- The domain name assigned to your IP Address (if there is one). Example: somename.com;
- The type of browser and operating system you used. Example: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 4.01; Windows NT; IE4WDUS-1998101501);
- The date and time you visited this website;
- The web pages or services you accessed at this website; and
- The website you visited prior to coming to this website. (Note: this is included so that summary analysis can be done on how visitors get to our website, i.e., from a search engine, from a link on another website, etc.).
We do not track individual user navigation choices. We do, however, summarize the information listed above to determine:
- what organizations are our most frequent users (item 2 above) to better target our content for the audience.
- what browsers are being used on our website to determine what techniques we should use to develop pages that will work with different browsers (item 3 above).
- how often our pages are being visited (item 5 above).
- the traffic from organization names such as search engines that direct people to the website (item 6 above)
For website security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this website may monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. If security monitoring reveals evidence of possible abuse or criminal activity, system personnel may provide the results of such monitoring to appropriate officials. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the state law and federal statutes including the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act of 1996.
All information on this website
is a public record unless an exemption in law exists. ORS Chapter 192 contains
the Oregon Public Records Law.
State of Oregon, laws exist to ensure that government is open and that the
public has a right to access appropriate records and information possessed by
government agencies. At the same time, there are exceptions to the public's
right to access public records based on the privacy of individuals. Both state
and federal laws provide exceptions. We may request personally identifiable
information from you in order to provide requested services, but such
information is handled as it would be for an in-person visit to a governmental
Personal Information and Nondisclosure
information" is information about a person that is readily identifiable to
that individual, such as an individual's name, address and telephone number.
Such personal information may be exempt from disclosure if disclosure would
constitute an unreasonable invasion of privacy under the circumstances. A
domain name or Internet Protocol (IP) address is not considered personal
information. Most information collected by state government is assumed to be
open to the public unless specifically exempted. ORS Chapter 192 contains the
Oregon Public Records Law. Under this law, individuals are permitted to request
that public officials not disclose a public record that contains their home
address and telephone number under certain circumstances. ORS 192.445 specifies
how to request non-disclosure.
All information collected at
this website becomes a public record unless an exemption in law exists. ORS
Chapter 192 contains the Oregon Public Records Law.
Public Disclosure section above for more information on email privacy.
Requesting Personal Information Inspection
You have the right to review
information collected about you by this website. Contact the Deschutes County
with your request.
This website uses the industry
standard encryption software Secure Socket Layer (SSL) to enable secure
transmission of data. The URL in your browser will change to "HTTPS"
instead of "HTTP" when this security feature is invoked. Your browser
may also display a lock or key symbol on its task bar to indicate invoked
secure transmission. If these indicators are not present, information may be
susceptible to interception by other parties. Most Internet e-mail
communication is not considered secure. If you are communicating sensitive
information, consider sending it in by postal mail or contacting the agency by
A cookie is a small text file
created by a Web server and stored on your computer hard drive. Cookies save
unique information that the Web server can access while you are browsing our
website. Typically, cookies save information such as your website preferences,
the date you last looked at a specific page, or a random number used to
identify your particular Web session. Cookies help us measure how many visitors
come to our website and how many of these visitors are new or returning.
placed on your computer by our Web management tools are written so they can
only be used by our Web tools, and they only retrieve specific information. We
do not gather information from you, from other cookie files, or access any
other information on your computer.
browsers allow you to deny or accept the cookie feature (refer to your
your computer, and even eliminate them. However, eliminating cookie use may
interfere with the function of some Deschutes County website services.
If you have questions about the
County Fair & Expo website, or wish to request correction of factual errors in your
personally identifiable information, please contact the Deschutes County
Webmaster by mail at 14 NW Kearney, Bend, Oregon 97701 Attn: Information
Technology or email firstname.lastname@example.org.