SECTION 1 – WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?
When you signup for our Information Update emails, we collect your email address and name. Similarly, when you engage, like or follow us on any of our Social Media platforms, you may be personally identified to us by email address, or by name.
The City of Southport will use the information you provide to send you emails and digital correspondence from the City of Southport, including but not limited to, Important Alerts, Utility Service Notices, Regional or Local Activities, News and Events, Marketing and a variety of other related topics that we believe may be of interest to you.
When you browse our Website, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.
SECTION 2 – CONSENT
How do you get my consent? When you provide us with personal information, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.
How do I withdraw my consent? If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting Michele Windham or mailing us at: City of Southport 1029 N. Howe Street
Southport, NC 28461
You may also click on “unsubscribe from this list” to be removed from our Information Update emails.
SECTION 3 – DISCLOSURE
We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.
SECTION 4 – THIRD-PARTY SERVICES
In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.
However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.
For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.
In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located in a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.
Links: When you click on links on our website, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.
SECTION 6 – SECURITY
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
SECTION 7 – AGE OF CONSENT
By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact our City Clerk / Privacy Compliance Officer at Michele Windham or by mail at:
City of Southport
City Clerk / Privacy Compliance Officer
Southport City Hall
1029 N. Howe Street
Southport, NC 28461