The County respects your privacy. The information below is intended
to explain how the County gathers information on this web site and the
technology the County uses to ensure that your information is private
with the Va.
Code Section 2.2-3803.
What information is collected?
The County collects non-personal data like IP addresses, browser types,
referring pages, the number of visits, the pages on this web site
to which you link during a visit.
- Is any information collected automatically just by accessing this
The information listed above is collected automatically when you
access the County's web site.
This site does not automatically collect personal information about
- Does this web site place a cookie on your computer?
Yes, if you choose to log on to any of the Hanover e-Gov Online
IDs from the server to the end user's PC. Since these cookies are
only used for the current session, they exist on the end user's PC
as memory objects only. We have found no instance where these memory
cookies have been stored outside of memory (on the hard disk drive,
etc.). Therefore, while cookies must be enabled to create a session
(to log in), no cookies are stored on your PC. These session cookies
collect no sensitive information and the data that is collected is
- How is the collected information used?
The County analyzes the web site activity by tracking visitor movements
through the site. Each computer on the Internet has an IP address. We
use IP addresses to track the number of visits to the County's web site
and to identify the most popular pages. Analyzing this information helps
us improve the performance and value of the materials available on this
At some point you may wish to contact the County via email. The information
that you provide in such an email message is used solely to fulfill
your online request.
The County does not share, sell, or trade any information collected
on this web site.
Providing External Links
The County provides some links on this web site that lead to resources
outside the County's web site. When this web site provides an external
link to a third party's site, you will see a small exit symbol ()
which indicates that you will leave the County's web site if you click
on the link. The County is not responsible for the privacy practices of
the sites to which we link. When a link on the County's web site directs
you to a third party's site, the County encourages you to read that third
party's privacy statement to learn of that party's privacy practices.
The County utilizes a system of hardware and software known as a "firewall"
to regulate information that can enter and exit the County's web server(s).
This ensures that only authorized access occurs and that information remains
Sending Your Comments
If you have questions regarding this privacy statement, the practices
of the County's web site, or your interaction with the County's web site
please contact the