Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Terms of Use
Thank you for visiting the Sonoma County Transportation Authority’s public web site. This site has been designed to assist visitors in locating and using local government resources and services. The Sonoma County Transportation Authority is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to this web site. As a result, you should be aware of the following information regarding data collection on this web site.

Usage Statistics
Like most websites, we collect anonymous statistical information about the visitors who use the information and services we provide. The data we gather is used to analyze the performance of our hardware and software systems, determine the needs and interests of website visitors and improve the overall effectiveness of our web site. This includes information such as:

  • Web domain (www.google.com, www.bing.net, etc.)
  • Internet connection’s IP address (192.168.0.270, etc.)
  • Web browser brand and version (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Safari etc.)
  • Operating system and version (Windows Version, Apple, Linux, etc.)
  • Errors in the pages viewed (Hyperlink errors, missing pages, etc.)
  • Time required to open and view files

Cookies
A cookie is a small text file containing a random and unique alphanumeric identifier that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser (unless you set your browser to reject cookies) that enables our systems to recognize your browser.

We do not store any personally identifiable information in cookies.

In some cases our websites use browser cookies to maintain session and preference information, or provide other complex functionality. In some sites, cookies are used to capture IP addresses for statistical analysis. You may adjust your Internet browser to disable the use of cookies and other web technologies; however, some features of this website may be disabled (such as preferences selected during a previous visit) if you block these technologies.

Personal Information
Visitors to the Sonoma County Transportation Authority web site are not required to enter personally identifiable information to access data and services. As a convenience, we may offer assistance through the web site as an alternative to calling, writing or visiting our offices. To receive assistance through the web site a visitor may be asked to voluntarily supply personal information such as:

  • Name
  • Email Address
  • Mailing Address
  • Phone Number

This information is used by Sonoma County Transportation Authority personnel for internal purposes and is never sold to outside agencies, we do not collect or use this information for commercial marketing.

E-mail Privacy
Please note that electronic mail is sent to the Sonoma County Transportation Authority email system and may be subject to archiving and review by someone other than the intended recipient.

Links
Web sites maintained by the Sonoma County Transportation Authority may contain links to external web sites maintained by government, nonprofit or private organizations. Links are provided as a convenience to our visitors and do not constitute an endorsement of content, viewpoint, policies, products or services of that web site. Once you follow a link to a web site that is not maintained by the Sonoma County Transportation Authority you are subject to the terms and conditions of use for that web site, including its privacy policy.

Contacting Us
Should you have questions about this Privacy Policy or other practices relating to our web site please contact the Webmaster via this feedback form.

Or write to:

Drew Nichols, Administrative Assistant
411 King Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

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