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All material contained in this Site, including and without limitation, text, maps, applications, data, software, music, sound, photographs, video, graphics or other materials belongs to the City of Fountain and contains intellectual property, protected by U.S. copyright and trademark laws. This means that you may only view or download materials from this Site for your own personal, non-commercial and not-for-profit purposes, and you must keep all copyrighted and other proprietary notices attached to the downloaded material.

The “mirroring” or modification of content from this Site on any other Web site or networked computer environment is similarly prohibited. Linking directly to fountaincolorado.org content is allowed and a preferable alternative for sharing information in order to preserve the integrity of the original content.

You also are strictly prohibited from creating works or materials that use the city’s corporate symbol or “Pure Colorado,” including, without limitation, icons, and any other unlicensed merchandise. This prohibition applies regardless of whether the derivative materials are sold, bartered, given away or kept for personal use.

Questions regarding the city of Fountain’s copyright of intellectual property or permission to reproduce, distribute or quote from materials found on this Site can be made by contacting the Office of the City Attorney in writing at

Location icon116 S. Main St., Fountain, CO 80817
or via e-mail at trjohnson@fountaincolorado.org.

SECURITY STATEMENT

The City of Fountain is committed to protecting our online users’ privacy. The purpose of this statement is to let you know how we protect information you may choose to provide to us.

 

The City has taken several steps to safeguard the integrity of its data and prevent unauthorized access to information it maintains, including but not limited to auditing, authentication, encryption, and monitoring. The City also employs technical and other safeguards to protect financial and other sensitive information for those who choose to do business with the City over the Web, such as making electronic payments for goods and services. These measures are designed and intended to prevent data corruption, block unknown or unauthorized access to our systems and information, and to provide reasonable protection of personally identifying information in our possession.

 

The City recognizes that there is no such thing as "perfect security," so this information should not be construed in any way as giving business, legal, or other advice, or warranting the security of information provided via the City's Website as fail proof.

PRIVACY STATEMENT

The purpose of our policy is to inform you of the types of information we gather when you visit our site, how we may use that information, whether we disclose it to anyone, and who to contact with questions. Neither the City of Fountain, nor any agency, officer, employee, or contractor of the City of Fountain warrants the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of any information published on this site and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information.

Information We Collect

 

When you visit our site, we do not collect your personal information, like your name or address, unless you choose to provide it to us. We do collect some technical information that's used to improve your visit to our site, to help us make the site more useful for you, and to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use.

 

When you browse, read pages, or download information on fountaincolorado.org, we automatically collect and store:

 

The IP address from which you access our site (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you connect to the Internet);

The type of browser used to access our site (such as Chrome or Internet Explorer);

The date and time you access our site;

The pages you visit; and

If you linked to fountaincolorado.org from another website, the address of that website

 

Information You May Provide

 

You may choose to provide us with personal information, such as by filling out a form, signing up for an e-mail newsletter, or conducting an online transaction. We use the information you provide for its stated purpose, such as to respond to your questions, deliver information you have requested, register your opinion, or conduct a transaction.

 

Use of Cookies

 

Browser-based "cookies" are simple text files stored on your computer by your Web browser. There are basically two types of these cookies, persistent and non-persistent.

 

Persistent cookies stay on your computer even after you navigate away from fountaincolorado.org. With your permission, we may use persistent cookies to increase the ease-of-use of our site.

 

Non-persistent cookies are automatically destroyed when you close your Web browser. We use non-persistent cookies in applications (such as the online job application) that keep track of your online session and make it possible for you to complete a form or use a function.

 

Information Disclosure

 

As a governmental agency, we are governed by public records laws. Any information that we receive through the use of our site is subject to the same provisions as information provided on paper.

 

If you send us e-mail, we may redirect your message to another governmental agency or person who is in a better position to answer your question or handle your message. We only share the information you provide with another agency if your inquiry relates to that agency or as otherwise required by law. Your e-mail and information contained within it could also be released to a media outlet through a formal public records request. This may include your name and e-mail address. Therefore, before you submit e-mail and provided information to the city of Fountain, you should understand it is not private or confidential.

 

Otherwise, we do not share personally identifying information with any third party without your permission. We disclose only in aggregate form our statistical analyses or demographics of users to third parties. This information is not reported or used in any manner that would reveal personally identifying information and is not released to any outside parties unless we are legally required to do so in connection with law enforcement investigations or other legal proceedings.

 

External Link Disclaimer

 

Links to External Sites open in a new window and leave the City of Fountain website.

 

The City of Fountain website contains links to various other websites operated by other government agencies, nonprofit organizations and private businesses. When you follow an external link to another site, you are no longer on the City of Fountain website and these policies will not apply to other sites. When you follow an external link to another website, you are subject to the privacy policy of that new site. Links to websites outside of City of Fountain government are offered solely for your convenience; they do not constitute an endorsement and are not a recommendation of any product, service, or organization.

 

The City of Fountain is not responsible for and has no control over the policies or content of any third-party sites. Any concerns or comments related to the contents of the sites accessed through external links should be directed to the author of that website. Use of any information obtained from such external links is voluntary, and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy, completeness, efficacy, and timeliness.

 

Neither the City of Fountain, nor any agency, officer, employee, or contractor of the City of Fountain warrants the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of any information published by external sites, nor endorses any content, viewpoints, products, or services linked from external sites, and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information. Portions of such information may be inaccurate or outdated. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from external sites does so at his or her own risk.

NON-DISCRIMINATION

The City of Fountain does not, on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, or familial status, discriminate against persons in the provision of programs, services or activities receiving federal financial assistance.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement

 

The City of Fountain is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The City of Fountain will not tolerate unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant because of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, or retaliation for engaging in protected activity.

 

Language Access

 

The City of Fountain provides language access services at no charge to individuals with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) who wish to utilize programs, services, or activities offered by the City. These services may include interpreters and translation of documents.