Information We Collect
We will set a cookie on your computer to enable us to recognize you when you return to our website. The website’s cookies are also used to personalize and store the visitor’s preferences and recognize when a visitor is returning to the website. We also learn your IP address. While we may aggregate this data to tell us about site usage, we do not use this data or the cookie for any other purpose. We use Google Analytics to aggregate this data and analyze site usage, but we do not access or display your personal information. For more information about Google Analytics and how it collects and processes data, please see Google’s webpage “How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps,” located at www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.
You may opt out of this use by accessing https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/ the official tool provided by Google to opt out of analytics. These are third-party websites, and these links are provided for your convenience. Third party cookie providers can change their policies at any time and the Port of Skagit has no control over those policy changes and recommends following up directly with third-party providers. The Port does not provide any warranties whatsoever with respect to these websites.
While we will use your information as provided below, we will not use it for any other purpose (except as limited by the Public Records Act as described below).
If you give us comments or questions about Port activities, we may refer your email or post to the appropriate Port employee for a reply. They will use your email address to reply to you. If you sign up for email notification of various Port activities, we will use your email address to provide you
If you post at the various places on our website that allow posts, your post (including your email address and, if given, your name) will be available for all users of the website who read the posts to see. Your post, including meta-data, will also be subject to Public Records requests.
You may use this website to pay Port-related bills and/or purchase Port products and services and will be re-directed to a secure website for processing your payment/personal information. The processor will learn your credit card number, email, name, address, and other transaction-related information. Our processor is obligated to observe the Payment Card Industry rules relating to encryption and protecting your data. However, the Port makes no guarantee at all that the processor will do so.
You may also register for events through the Port’s website. If you register with another company, the Port is not responsible for any information you provide, and you should check the privacy policies for that company to verify what it will do with your information.
You should also be aware that the Port is a public agency. This means that it is subject to the Public Records Act of the State of Washington, Chapter 42.56 of the Revised Code of Washington. The Port may be required to disclose information that you provide us unless there is an exception in the Act. While we may (if we choose) post such a request on our website, we do not promise to notify individuals. Online postings and email messages received by the Port from members of the public are required to be disclosed if requested as part of a Public Records request, including the sender’s email meta-data.
By submitting an email to the Port, you agree that the Port may disclose the email and your meta-data if requested as part of a Public Records Request.