The Clarke County Government web site provides links to some web sites that are not controlled, maintained, or regulated by the Clarke County Government or any organization affiliated with the Clarke County Government, and as such the Clarke County Government is not responsible for the content of those web sites. Use of information obtained from those web sites is voluntary, and reliance on that information should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy. Reference at those web sites to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the Clarke County Government.

Linking Policy

This web portal may contain hypertext links to external web sites and pages containing information created and maintained by public and private organizations other than the Clarke County Government. These hypertext links may be created by the Clarke County Government  if it determines that establishing the external link will be consistent with assisting or furthering the purpose of this web site, which is to significantly and diligently promote public service to citizens and businesses by:

  • Expanding business and citizen access to government services and government information;
  • Offering an easy and convenient process for these groups to conduct transactions with the County government online;
  • Accelerating the development and delivery of an increased volume of quality, online government services;
  • Improving the level of customer service from the County government;
  • Extending electronic government services to the citizens of the county.

In addition, hypertext links may be created by the the Clarke County Government for informational purposes where the linked external web site will provide useful and valuable information to visitors to this web site, or where the linked external web site is required or authorized by law.

The Clarke County Government, in its sole discretion, will determine whether the external web site meets the purpose of this web site or for the specified informational purposes. The inclusion of a hypertext link to an external web site is not intended as an endorsement of any product or service offered or referenced on the linked web site, the organizations sponsoring said web site, or any views that might be expressed or referenced in the web site.

Hypertext links to external web sites and pages may be removed or replaced at the sole discretion of the the Clarke County Government, at any time without notice.

In the event you discover problems with or have concerns regarding the format, accuracy, timeliness or completeness of a linked external web site, please contact the organization responsible for the linked external web site -- the Clarke County Government does not control nor is it responsible for any linked external web sites, pages, or content.

The following represents practices and procedures of the Clarke County Government Web Site (http://clarkecounty.gov). The Clarke County Government reserves the right to change these practices and procedures at any time without prior notice. The following is not intended and should not be interpreted as a contract of any nature, either stated or implied.

Individuals who visit the Clarke County Government Web Site are important to us. Because visitors to our Web site are important, we do not capture personal information about them without their permission. We endeavor to ensure that we collect only the minimum amount of information needed to meet the purpose for which this site was created.

Though personal information may be required either by law or in order for us to provide a requested service, in doing so we are subject to the requirements for administering information systems as established in the Virginia Privacy Protection Act, Chapter 26 of Title 2.1 of the Code of Virginia. Pages that appear after you click on a link may be controlled by a different agency or entity, whose practices are not under the Clarke County Governments control.

Use, collection, and retention of customer information at the Clarke County Government Web Site.

For each visitor, we do collect information about the Internet Protocol (IP) address, type browser used, the date and time of the visit, and the IP addresses of the locations to which the visitor linked during his or her visit to our Web site. This information is strictly used for statistical reporting purposes.

We collect, retain and use personal information about our customers only when they volunteer the information to receive additional information about the Clarke County Government. We only collect, retain and use personal information where we believe it is essential (and allowed by law) to administer the county's business and to provide products, services and other opportunities requested by our customers.

 

Use of "Cookies"

In certain applications user information is stored as "cookies", which are then sent back and stored on the user's computer. Any application or web page that uses cookies will identify itself as such. This information is handled in the same way as other user information obtained by the Clarke County Government. No user information is gathered through cookies except for that needed to run the specific application.

Restrictions on the disclosure of customer information

We do not sell or rent any customer information to any outside company or organization. We do not reveal specific information about customers or other personally identifiable data to unaffiliated third parties for their independent use, except if required to do so by the Virginia Freedom of Information Act or other law.

Protection of information via established security procedures

We maintain security standards and procedures regarding unauthorized access to customer information to prevent unauthorized removal or alteration of data.

Maintenance of accurate information

We have established procedures to ensure that information is as accurate and current as is practical to enable us to conduct business with you. Although we strive to do things right the first time, we also respond to requests to correct inaccurate information in a timely manner.

Contact us

We welcome your comments and invite you to contact us if you have any questions or concerns by contacting us:

Clarke County Government Website
Attn: Gordon Russell
101 Chalmers Ct
Berryville VA 22611

540 955 5135

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