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The Village of Sauk Village, Illinois is committed to protecting the privacy of all visitors to our Web site. This policy describes privacy practices of www.saukvillage.org and contains information about what data is collected and how it is used. We believe that the protection of personal privacy is of the utmost importance when visiting our site because it helps the Village to deliver efficient and effective customer services, to ensure our users’ confidence and to encourage online participation. Thank you for visiting our site.

Collection and Use of Online Information
Our Web server automatically collects your Internet Protocol address when you visit our site. Your IP address is your computer’s unique address that lets other computers attached to the Internet know where to send data, but rarely can be used to identify you individually.

To help us provide better service and a more effective Web site, sections of this site may use cookies as part of its interaction with your browser. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your hard drive to allow our server to identify your computer. Our use of cookies will not attempt to read any additional information on your hard drive, and we do not combine information collected through cookies with other personal information to determine your identity or your e-mail address.

Protection of Personal Information
Your personal information will not be shared, sold or transferred to any third party without your prior consent, or unless it is required by law. To use certain services on our site, you may be asked to provide personal information, such as your name and address. If you decline to provide the requested information, the ability to provide you the service via the Web may be limited.

Please be assured that the interactive services on our site are equipped with security measures to protect the information you provide us. We encrypt important data that must remain secure to meet legal requirements. Most Web browsers indicate a secure form by a ‘closed lock’ icon at the bottom of the screen.

Links to Other Web sites
Sauk Village’s privacy policy extends to www.saukvillage.org only. The Village of Sauk Village Web site and its links are provided as a community service. Many of the links listed on this site are not official sites of the Village of Sauk Village. The Village does not sponsor or endorse any of these sites. You should check the privacy policy of each of these sites if you have concerns about how they handle personally identifiable information.

Use of E-Mail and Other Correspondence
Please note that any correspondence, such as e-mail and letters, sent to Village officials or staff becomes public record and is available for public/media review.

Correspondence to the Village of Sauk Village via the Web site or e-mail shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal or official notice to the Village, its agencies, officers, employees, representatives or agents with respect to any existing, pending or future claim or cause of action against the Village of Sauk Village or for any other purpose.

City Records
All Village records are subject to the State of Illinois public records law. Any and all information gathered by the Village through its Web site shall be protected to the extent possible under the current law. Disclosure of public information may be required in response to an appropriate public records request or compelled by legal process. The Village of Sauk Village will not release confidential information without a court order. All other information is subject to release.

Terms of Use
The Village of Sauk Village’s Web site is governed and controlled by the statutes and ordinances of the State of Illinois and the Village. Any use of the Web site shall conform with all Village, State and federal laws, rules and regulations. By accessing www.saukvillage.org, you agree that you will not use the site for any unlawful activity or use it in any way that would violate the law.

Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided on the Village of Sauk Village's Web site is correct. However, the Village makes no warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of any site's content and assumes no liability for any inaccuracies that the Web site may contain. The Village of Sauk Village shall not be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages arising out of access to or use of any content on this site.

Questions about this Policy
If you have any questions about the Village of Sauk Village’s Privacy Statement and subsequent policies, you can contact the Village of Sauk Village directly at:

Village of Sauk Village
21801 Torrence Ave
Sauk Village, IL 60411

You also can call us at 708-758-1331.

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