Privacy Policy

The Township of North Brunswick takes the privacy of your personal information very seriously, and will use your personal information only in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy. The Township will not collect or sell information for commercial marketing, provide personal information to private organizations, or share any personal information with other agencies or persons if prohibited by law.

This Privacy Policy addresses the collection use and security of information that may be obtained through use of the Township of North Brunswick and access to that information.

It applies to all services that are hosted on any Township of North Brunswick web site, whether the services are offered directly by the Township or via third parties. All third parties are limited by law or by contract from using the information for secondary purposes beyond the purposes for which the information is shared.

Please take notice that information and/or documents which you provide to the Township are subject to disclosure. The New Jersey Open Public Records Act, N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1 et seq. (OPRA) requires the Township within seven (7) business days provide public records to any member of the public upon request. Government records covered by OPRA include most records that are stored electronically.

Information about your visit to the website

When you visit any Township of North Brunswick website, our computers may automatically collect statistics about your visit. This information does not identify you personally but rather identifies information about a visit to our site.

The Township may monitor statistics such as how many people visit our website, the user’s IP address, which pages people visit, from which domains our visitors come and which browsers people use. We use these statistics about your visit for aggregation purposes only. These statistics are used to help us improve the performance of our website. The information will not be distributed externally except as required by OPRA.

Personal Information

If you choose to provide us with personal information — as in an e-mail to an elected official or municipal employee, or by filling out a form with your personal information and submitting it to us through our web site — we use the information collected to respond to your query or complete the service you have requested. We may also use the information collected to improve our services. We only share the information you give us with another government agency if your inquiry relates to that agency, or as otherwise required by law. We do not create individual profiles with the information you provide or to give it to any private organizations. The Township of North Brunswick does not collect information for commercial marketing. Please note that under OPRA any email you send is considered a government record and it may be disclosed as a requirement under OPRA guidelines.

Website Payments

There are links on the Township of North Brunswick website which enable you to pay for programs and services online with a credit card or electronic check. Unless otherwise noted, these transactions are encrypted. It is Township of North Brunswick policy that confidential information you enter in any transaction is used only for the purposes described in that transaction, unless an additional use is specifically stated at that site.

Privacy is of great concern to most users of the Internet, and is a critical part of an enjoyable and satisfactory user experience. The Township of North Brunswick is aware of and sensitive to the privacy concerns of our residents and other visitors to our Web site. We assure you that we do not collect personal information from you unless you provide it to us.

Cookies

The Township of North Brunswick does not use cookies. Cookies are small text files generated by the Web server and stored on the visitor’s computer. Cookies can be read by the Web server to determine if a particular Web page has already been visited or when the visitor last accessed the website.

Security

The Township of North Brunswick, the web site development company, and the manager of this web site use industry standard practices to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal identifiable information. These measures are designed and intended to prevent corruption of data, block unknown or unauthorized access to our systems and information, and to provide reasonable protection of private information in our possession. The Township of North Brunswick will take all reasonable precautions to safeguard the confidentiality of such information, but shall nevertheless not be held liable for any injury caused by the disclosure of that information, whether cause by security breach, accident, inadvertence or any other act resulting in disclosure.

Children

We are especially concerned about protecting children’s privacy. We hope parents and teachers are involved in children’s Internet explorations. It is particularly important for parents to guide their children when children are asked to provide personal information on line. The Township of North Brunswick encourages children to communicate with their local government officials and send email messages with their feedback and suggestions.

We specifically ask children to get their parent’s permission before providing any information on line — at our site or any other site — and hope parents will always be involved in those decisions. Most importantly, when children do provide information through the Township web site, it is only used to enable us to respond to the writer, and not to create profiles of children.

Disclaimer

The Township of North Brunswick web site and materials may contain hypertext or links to other Internet web sites which are not owned, operated, controlled or reviewed regularly by the Township. These links are provided solely as a courtesy and convenience to you, the visitor. When you link to one of these sites, you are no longer on the Township of North Brunswick web site and this Privacy Policy will not apply. When you link to another web site, you are subject to the privacy policy of that new site.

The Township, its agencies, officers, or employees exercise no control over the organizations, views, accuracy, availability, copyright or trademark compliance or the legality of the material contained on those servers and do not sponsor, endorse, or approve the information, content, products, materials, opinions or services contained on such external sites. The visitor proceeds to these external sites at their own risk. The Township of North Brunswick and its web development company specifically disclaims any and all liability from damages which may result from the accessing of a third party site which is linked to the Township web site, or from reliance upon any such information.

Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this website are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under all state laws and federal statutes including the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

The Township may choose to amend the information in the Privacy Policy at any time without notice. Any substantial change in the way identifying information is used will be prominently displayed on the Township’s website.

Questions & Feedback

If you have questions or comments regarding the Township of North Brunswick Privacy Policy, please contact us.

You may contact the Township of North Brunswick as follows:

To review your personal information, request correction of your personal information, or to offer comments about the Township web site, or about the information presented in this Privacy Notice, please contact:

Public Information Office
710 Hermann Road, North Brunswick, NJ 08902
(732) 247-0922, ext. 288

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