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Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, Wilkes County provides this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, Wilkes County makes a link to it available at the bottom of every page of the Wilkes County web site.

The Information Wilkes County Collects

This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the Wilkes County web site. All information marked with an asterisk (*) is required for a particular service.

Our web site requires you to provide some personal information before being able to utilize certain web site features.

Your IP address may also be logged. IP addresses may be used in fraud prevention and/or to prosecute perpetrators of fraud or other abuses.

On some pages, you may make requests, and register to receive materials. The information collected for these sections is strictly confidential and only shared with Wilkes County offices. The types of personal information collected at these pages are:

Your Name*
Email address*
Phone number*

On some pages, you can submit information about other people. For example, if you are filing a discriminiation report. The information collected for these sections is strictly confidential and only shared with County offices as necessary.

The Wilkes County Uses Information

Wilkes County uses the information you provide about yourself when using our online forms only to complete the necessary action associated with that online form. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete the action required.

Wilkes County uses the information you provide about someone else only to complete the necessary request by you. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that request.

Wilkes County uses return email addresses to answer the email Wilkes County receives. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.

Wilkes County may use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design the Wilkes County web site.

Finally, Wilkes County never uses or shares the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.

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