"Personal information" is information about a natural person that is readily identifiable to that specific individual. Personal information includes an individual's first and last name, residential address, telephone number, or e-mail address.
Larimer County fully supports the protection of individual privacy, and minimizes the collection of personally identifiable information to the least amount of information required to complete a particular transaction. This policy extends to the collection of all personally identifiable information, regardless of the source or the medium.
Larimer County automatically collects some information about your visit to our website. This information may include:
This data is used to improve the content of our Web services and to help us understand how the public is using these services. This data is not considered personally identifiable information.
If you send an e-mail message to us or use the website's "Contact Us" function to send us a message during your visit to our site, the following personally identifiable information will be collected:
We collect this information to ensure we respond appropriately. For example, we may need to address issues you identify, make improvements to our website, or forward your e-mail message to another agency for appropriate action.
It is Larimer County's policy to collect no personally identifiable information about you unless that information is required to complete a particular transaction. In addition, we collect no personally identifiable information about you unless you voluntarily participate in activities that ask for information. Choosing not to participate in these activities will not affect your ability to use any other features of our website.
It is declared to be the public policy of this state that all public records shall be open for inspection by any person at reasonable times, except as provided in this part 2 or as otherwise specifically provided by law.
A public record is defined here as:
all writings made, maintained, or kept by the state, any agency, institution, a nonprofit corporation incorporated pursuant to CRS § 23-5-121(2), or political subdivision of the state, or that are described in CRS § 29-1-902, and held by any local-government-financed entity for use in the exercise of functions required or authorized by law or administrative rule or involving receipt or expenditure of public funds.
CRS § 24-72-202 (6).
All information provided by the user becomes public record once provided and may be subject to public inspection and copying if not protected by federal or state law. Users are cautioned that the collection of personal information requested from or volunteered by children online will be treated the same as information provided by an adult and may be subject to public access.
Larimer County has taken several steps to safeguard the integrity of its telecommunications and computing infrastructure, including but not limited to authentication, monitoring, and auditing. Security measures have been integrated into the design, implementation, and day-to-day practices of the entire operating environment as part of a continuing commitment to risk management.
Neither Larimer County nor any employee of Larimer County warrants the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of any information published by the Larimer County website and neither endorses any content, viewpoints, products, or services linked from this system. Neither Larimer County nor any employee of Larimer County shall be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of such information. Portions of such information may be incorrect or obsolete. Any person who or entity that relies on any information obtained from this system does so at his, her, or its own risk.
Links to external websites may be removed or replaced at the sole discretion of Larimer County, at any time without notice.
Linking to the Larimer County website is permitted under limited conditions. If you link to this site, you may not portray any person or subject in a false or misleading light. You must also refrain from creating frames, or using other visual altering tools, around the Larimer County pages. Lastly, you may not imply that Larimer County is endorsing your product, services, content or views. To link to Larimer County, you may only use the web address www.larimer.org. All links to this website are subject to Larimer County's sole discretion and must be removed immediately upon request by Larimer County or any employee of Larimer County.
Larimer County reserves all rights to materials on this website including, but not limited to, publications, photographs, and digital files. Larimer County hereby grants users of this website permission to reproduce materials available therein for fair use purposes provided for in federal statutes. Re-use, reproduction, or distribution for commercial purposes is prohibited. Each reproduction of any part of the materials available in this website must contain notice of Larimer County's copyright as follows: ©1995 - 2012 Larimer County. All rights reserved.
Except for these specified uses, no part of the materials available in this website may be copied; downloaded; stored in a retrieval system; further transmitted; or otherwise reproduced, stored, disseminated, transferred, or used, in any form or by any means, except as permitted herein or with Larimer County's written consent. Distribution for commercial purposes is prohibited.
Pursuant to Colorado law, Larimer County's use and enforcement of such copyright shall not restrict public access to or fair use of such copyright materials under the Colorado Open Records Act, CRS §§ 24-72-101 et seq. Fair use of copyright material includes uses for criticism, comment, news, reporting, teaching, scholarship, or research.
The Larimer County logo is registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and such trademark is owned by Larimer County. The Larimer County logo may not be used, downloaded or reproduced without written permission.
Accessibility for visitors to the Larimer County web site is very important to us. This site uses accessibility guidelines set by the World Wide Web Consortium(W3C). A primary mission of the W3C has been to maintain the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI).
For those unfamiliar with accessibility issues pertaining to Web page design, consider that many users may be operating in contexts very different from your own:
In an effort to insure access to as many of our residents as possible, we have attempted to meet Conformance Level A for the Web Content Guidelines.