Privacy Policy

Guernsey County Privacy Policy

At Guernsey County, your privacy is important to us. This privacy policy explains what information we collect and how it is used.

Our Policy on Your Privacy

If you visit this website (, some information about your visit will be collected. If you choose to provide us with personal information through our website or emails, the information you provide us will be recorded. Since we are a government agency, certain circumstances may require us to release your information, in accordance with laws regarding public records. However, we will not release your information to any third party, except as required by law.

Information We Collect

Guernsey County gathers the following different types of information from site visitors:

Automatically collected information

We may gather information about your visit to our site through automatic means and may capture, among other things, the pages you viewed, date, time, and length of your visit, the type of web browser you used to access this site, and the website you visited before you came to our site.

Such automatically collected data does not include personal information, meaning information about a natural person that is readily identifiable to that specific individual. Personal information includes such things as an individual’s name, address, and phone number. A domain name or Internet Protocol address is not considered personal information.

Voluntarily provided information

During your visit to our website, you may choose to participate in an online forum, subscribe to an electronic newsletter, register for various site features, participate in polls or surveys, or provide your email address and other personal information.


The Guernsey County Website is cookie enabled. This means that in certain cases, we may place a text file called a “cookie” in the browser files of your computer. We use these cookies to track user traffic patterns and to provide you with a site experience more aligned with your preferences. A cookie can’t read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites.

You can refuse cookies by disabling them in your internet browser. However, disabling cookies may prevent you from using certain site features and may lower the quality of your site experience.

How We Use the Information

The information you voluntarily provide, as well as the information that is automatically collected from your site visit, is used to enhance your site experience and to provide you with the information you requested.

Sharing Information

As stated above, Guernsey County does not share your information with any third party, except as required by law.

Security Measures

Guernsey County uses leading encryption and firewall technology to protect your personal information. Our security and privacy policies and procedures are periodically reviewed and updated to maintain a high level of security. Our policy states that only appropriate and authorized individuals have access to the information collected from our site visitors.

Agreement to Terms

By using this site, you consent to the terms of this privacy policy and to the collection and use of this information by Guernsey County.