Privacy Policy

York County Sheriff is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the York County Sheriff website and governs data collection and usage. By using the York County Sheriff website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of Your Personal Information

York County Sheriff collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address or telephone number. York County Sheriff also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your zip code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by York County Sheriff. This information can include:
  • Access times
  • Browser type
  • Domain names
  • Referring website addresses
  • Your IP address
This information is used by York County Sheriff for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the York County Sheriff website.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through York County Sheriff public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: York County Sheriff does not read any of your private online communications.

Outside Websites

York County Sheriff encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from York County Sheriff so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. York County Sheriff is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the York County Sheriff and York County Sheriff family of websites.

Use of Your Personal Information

York County Sheriff collects and uses your personal information to operate the York County Sheriff website and deliver the services you have requested. York County Sheriff also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from York County Sheriff and its affiliates. York County Sheriff may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

York County Sheriff does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. York County Sheriff may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (email, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, York County Sheriff may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to York County Sheriff, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

York County Sheriff does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Popular Services

York County Sheriff keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within York County Sheriff, in order to determine what York County Sheriff services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within York County Sheriff to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Personal Information Disclosure

York County Sheriff websites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
  • Conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on York County Sheriff or the site
  • Protect and defend the rights or property of York County Sheriff
  • Act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of York County Sheriff, or the public

Use of Cookies

The York County Sheriff website use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize York County Sheriff pages, or register with York County Sheriff site or services, a cookie helps York County Sheriff to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same York County Sheriff website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the York County Sheriff features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the York County Sheriff services or websites you visit.

Security of Your Personal Information

York County Sheriff secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. York County Sheriff secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to This Statement

York County Sheriff will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. York County Sheriff encourages you to periodically review this statement to be informed of how York County Sheriff is protecting your information.

Contact Information

York County Sheriff welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that York County Sheriff has not adhered to this statement, please email the York County Sheriff's Office. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.