Website Disclaimer & Privacy Statement

Website Disclaimer

The Town of Malabar has made reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy of the information provided in this web site.  However, due to the possibility of unauthorized access to this site, data transmission errors, changes to source material made since the last update to the site, or other human or mechanical errors, the information contained on this web site should not be deemed reliable for legal purposes.  Please contact the Town Clerk at Malabar to verify the accuracy of the information.

The Town of Malabar does not make any warranties or representations with respect to the content, quality, accuracy or completeness of any information or materials contained on the Town of Malabar web server or through links to other servers, including but not limited to: text, graphics, applications, databases, services, or any other information or materials. Nor shall the Town of Malabar assume any legal liability for the content, quality, accuracy or completeness of said information and materials.

The information and materials contained on this web site have been compiled from a variety of sources and, as such, are subject to change without notice. In no event will the Town of Malabar be liable for any damages, whether direct, indirect, general, consequential, incidental, exemplary or special, arising from the use of information provided on this server or through links to any other servers.

Communications to the Town via this web site shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal or official notice to the Town of Malabar, its agencies, officers, employees, representatives or agents with respect to any existing, pending or future claim or cause of action against the Town of Malabar or any of its agencies, officers, employees, representatives or agents where notice is required by Federal, State or local law. Nor shall communications to the Town via this web site be deemed to constitute legal or official notice for any other purpose. For comments, suggestions or corrections regarding the information contained on this web site please contact our webmaster at rkohler@townofmalabar.org.

Privacy Statement

Welcome to the Town of Malabar’s web site.  Individuals who visit this site are important to us.  Because visitors to our site are important, we do not capture personal information about them without their permission.  We endeavor to collect only the minimum amount of information needed to meet the purposes for which the site was created.  

Public Disclosure:  

All information collected on the Town of Malabar’s web site will be treated the same as any written communication and is subject to the confidentiality and public disclosure provisions of FS 119.

Personal Information:  (NOTE: The information below is included in the Citizen Comment Form)

Personal information captured by our website may include:

  • Name
  • Street address
  • Email address
  • Telephone Numbers (cell, home, work)

Personally, identifiable information will not be collected unless you voluntarily send an e-mail message or fill out and send an online form.  This information will not be any different from, nor treated any different from, the same information sent to the Town of Malabar.

E-commerce activities on this web site are voluntary.  You may choose to submit personal information in a registration form or by paying for services on this web site.  Personal financial information will be held only for the time needed to process the payment and then the record will be destroyed.  Personal financial information will be submitted via a secure socket layer and held only by Town Clerk/Treasurer, Debby Franklin.  We will not release or share information that is not required by FS 119.

Your choice not to participate in these activities will not impair your ability to access certain information; however, it may impair your ability to use some of the services offered on this web site.

Statistical Information:

We may collect some or all of the following information about visitors who view or download information from our web sites:

Information/Definition:

Date - the visit occurred

Time - the visit occurred

Client IP - Unique Internet Protocol (IP) address of the web site visitor.  The IP address is normally that of the visitor’s Internet service provider, e.g., aol.com if the visitor connects from an American Online account.

Server IP - Unique Internet Protocol (IP) address (web page) of the Town of Malabar web server accessed.  

HTTP Request URL - Identifies the web page or file requested by the web site visitor.

Bytes Sent - Amount of data sent from the web server to web site visitor during that connection.

Bytes Received - Amount of data sent from web site visitor to the web server.

User Agent - Type of web browser or other client software that made request to the web server.

Referrer - Uniform Resource Locator (URL) that referred to the requested file.  

Protocol Version - Version of HTTP used by the visitor’s web browser software.

The information we collect is used to improve the content of our web services and help us understand how people are using our services.  We analyze our web site logs to continually improve the value of the materials available on our site.  The information in our web site logs is not personally identifiable, and we make no attempt to link it with the individuals that browse our web site.

E-Mail:

E-mail messages, sent to any municipal address, will be treated the same as any other written communication.  They may be subject to public inspection or legal disclosure and may be saved for a period of time before they are destroyed.  E-mail or other information requests sent to the municipality may be maintained in order to respond to the request, forward that request to the appropriate agency, or to provide the web designer with valuable customer feedback to assist in improving the site.  E-mail addresses obtained as a result of a request to this web site will not be sold or given to private companies

Cookies:  

Cookies are small text files that a web server may ask your web browser to store, and to send back to the web server when needed.  Cookies may be used to store a transaction identifier or other information a user may provide.  The “help” portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies or how to disable cookies altogether.  You can refuse the cookies or delete the cookie file from your computer by using any of the widely available methods.  We do not use cookies in order to track your visit to our web site.  In order to better serve you, we may use cookies for certain types of online transactions.  Cookies are usually destroyed on your browser when you reboot your browser, but you have the option of setting your preferences within your browser

Changes to Policy/Statement:  

We will post any substantive changes in this privacy policy at least 30 days prior to the change taking effect.  Any information collected under this current policy will remain bound by the terms of this privacy statement.  After the changes take effect, all new information collected, if any, will be subject to the revised privacy statement.

Contact:  

If you have questions about our privacy procedures, please contact townadministrator@townofmalabar.org or call Matt Stinnett at 321.727.7764 or write to Matt Stinnett at 2725 Malabar Road, Malabar FL  32950.