This notice is provided to help you better protect your privacy by explaining
the Village of Oak Park's online information practices and the choices
you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To
make this notice easy to find, we make it available on the Village of
Oak Park web site homepage and at every point where personally identifiable
information may be requested.
While we encourage the interactive nature of online
media, it is our policy to create web site content that requires minimum
collection of information from our visitors.
- Generally we limit the personally identifiable information
to only that which is reasonably necessary to provide proper service
- Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially
important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information
at our web site from those we actually know are under 13, and no part
of our web site is structured to attract anyone under 13.
- The Village of Oak Park accepts e-mail, online form
submissions, written and verbal communications from anyone and/or any
organization. These communications may be shared within the government,
and may, depending on the subject matter, be retained in agency files.
Sharing of these e-mails or form data is generally limited to those individuals
who are responsible for or with oversight of the subject matter contained
in the e-mail. E-mails received are not used to create a master list for
unsolicited contacts by the Village of Oak Park. Information from the
Village's files is subject to information requests made under the Freedom
of Information Act and as otherwise required by law.
- The Village of Oak Park never sells, markets, trades
or otherwise shares personally identifiable information with any third
If you visit this web site the Village's web server collects and stores the
name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet (for example,
aol.com or princeton.edu); the Internet protocol (IP) address of the computer
you are using; the browser software you use and your operating system;
the date and time you access our site; and the Internet address of the
web site from which you linked directly to our site. We use this information
to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our site,
and to help us make our site more useful. The Village of Oak Park does not link the log data collected
to the personal information that users submit online when participating
in our activities.
Cookies are information files that your web browser places on your computer
Disclaimer/ Terms and Conditions of Use
This web site was created and is maintained by the Village of Oak Park,
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 the entire risk related to use of this
data. In no event will the Village of Oak Park 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.
There shall be no use of the Village of Oak Park's
seal, logos, designs, slogans, images, trademarks or service marks contained
in this site without specific, written permission from the Village of
Oak Park. Village staff provides information to the Village of Oak Park
web site While we try to keep it accurate and up-to-date, we cannot guarantee
that it always will be entirely current. If you see something that should
be corrected or updated, send e-mail by clicking on the envelope icon .
Be sure to give the full URL of the document in your message.
Links to Other Sites
This site contains links to other sites and servers.
The Village of Oak Park is not responsible for the privacy practices or
the content of such web sites. Once you link to another site, you are
links on this site does not constitute endorsement by the Village of Oak
Park of external web sites or the information, products or services contained
The Village of Oak Park believes there are reasonable
and desirable needs for links to web sites 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 that fall under the following guidelines:
- Web sites owned and operated by local, state, federal
government and educational agencies.
- Web sites owned and operated by utilities that serve
the residents of the Village of Oak Park and by franchise are granted
- Web sites of organizations that receive direct financial
support from the Village as partners in pursuit of governmental purposes.
- Web sites of hospitals located in Oak Park providing
emergency public services.
To ensure the continued government related purposes
of the Village of Oak Park web site, links generally are not provided
to any other for-profit business or non-profit organization not meeting
the above criteria, nor any for-profit web site or web site containing
advertising. In order to avoid the appearance of Village endorsement of,
or involvement with, political content, links are not made to web sites 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.
If you have any questions, comments or concerns regarding
write to us by clicking the envelope icon .
Last updated: Oct. 1, 2007