Dakota County Minnesota is committed to protecting your privacy. We believe that protection of personal privacy on the internet is our responsibility. This assures resident confidence, increases participation in online activities and supports effective delivery of services. We intend to give you as much control as possible over your personal information.
Client Privacy Practices
By visiting the Dakota County website, users agree that they will not use the website for any unlawful activity, or use it in a way that would violate the following terms and conditions. This website is governed and construed by the laws of the State of Minnesota. Any use of the website shall comply with all local, state and federal laws and regulations.
Collection of Information
No personally identifiable information is collected about visitors who simply browse this website or who download information from it. If you participate in a survey or send an e-mail your e-mail address and the contents of the e-mail and information volunteered in response to the survey will be collected. Visitors who request services available through this website may be required to furnish additional information which may be required by law or which is necessary to provide the service requested. The additional information collected will be no more specific than if the visitor were requesting the service by any other means, including by telephone or in-person visit to a county facility.
We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:
- The internet domain (for example, "SomeCompany.Com" if you use a private internet access account)
- IP address (a number that is automatically assigned to your computer) from which you access our website
- The type of browser and operating system used to access our site
- The date and time you access our site
- The pages you visit
- If you linked to our website from another website, the address of that website.
We do not sell any of the information we collect for any purpose. We use this information to help us make our website more useful to visitors.
Neither Dakota County, Minnesota, nor any agency, officer, or employee of the county warrants the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published on the website, nor endorses any content, viewpoints, products, or services linked from this website, and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information. Portions of such information may be incorrect or not current. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from this website does so at his or her own risk.