City of Southport

Privacy Policy

The following information explains how we use information submitted to us, or collected through the use of this site.

SECTION 1 – WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?

When you signup for our Newsletter, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. Similarly, when you engage, like or follow us on any of our Social Media platforms, you may be personally identified to us by email address, or by name.

When you browse our Website, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.

When you signup for our Newsletter, we will use the information you provide to send you emails and digital correspondence from the City of Southport, including but not limited to, Important Alerts, Utility Service Notices, Regional or Local Activities, News and Events, Marketing and a variety of other related topics that we believe may be of interest to you.

SECTION 2 – CONSENT

How do you get my consent? When you provide us with personal information, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.

How do I withdraw my consent? If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting Michele Windham or mailing us at: City of Southport 1029 N. Howe Street
Southport, NC 28461

SECTION 3 – DISCLOSURE

We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.

SECTION 4 – THIRD-PARTY SERVICES

In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.

However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.

For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.

In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located in a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.

Once you leave our website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Service.

Links: When you click on links on our website, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

SECTION 6 – SECURITY

To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.

SECTION 7 – AGE OF CONSENT

By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.

SECTION 8 – CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact our City Clerk / Privacy Compliance Officer at Michele Windham or by mail at:

City of Southport
City Clerk / Privacy Compliance Officer
Southport City Hall
1029 N. Howe Street
Southport, NC 28461