In order to make the City of Tuscaloosa website responsive to the needs of our visitors, the City collects information using standard features of browser software described below.
The following information is automatically collected and stored from all visitors accessing or downloading from the City of Tuscaloosa web site: the Internet domain and Internet Protocol address used to access our site; the type of browser and operating system used to access our site; the date and time a visitor accesses our site; the pages on our website that a user visits; and the website address used to link to the City of Tuscaloosa website, if any. The information that is automatically collected may be used to: create summary statistics and to assess what information is of interest to visitors to the City of Tuscaloosa web site; to determine technical design specifications; and/or to identify system performance issues. This preceding automatically collected information is not reported or released unless the City of Tuscaloosa is legally required to do so.
When visitors provide information to the City of Tuscaloosa web site by sending an e-mail through the web site, by participating in a survey on the web site, by responding to feedback on the web site or by using a "contact us" form or other information voluntarily provided by a visitor to the City web site, the City collects such information. All e-mail messages received by the City of Tuscaloosa web site contain the e-mail address of the sender and this e-mail address along with the content of this communication will be collected by The City. Any electronic communications collected by the City of Tuscaloosa may become part of a public record to the extent provided by law and may be subject to public inspection if no legal exception from providing the information applies.