The City of St. Augustine Beach, in the course of providing access to information on our website, collects certain information while you are browsing. The information collected depends on the functions of the website that are used.
For typical visitors (Browsing pages, and downloading content) the information collected will be very generic in nature, and will include page hits, length of visit, referring page, and IP address. Although your IP address is not generic information, it is automatically collected solely to track the number of visitors to our site, the pages most frequently visited, and the times that our site is used most. This statistical data is used only to improve the performance of the website, and we are unable to decipher individually which pages were viewed, or who the IP address belongs to.
For individuals that utilize the city website to contact city staff or board members the information collected may include some personally identifiable information. If a personal email address is included, the email address will be used by the city to respond to the user. We may also forward a message received to another government agency or person who is in a better position to respond. In the event of a public records request, your email address may be released as part of the request. If you do not wish to have your email address released in response to a public information request, you are encouraged to contact the city by phone instead of utilizing any contact forms or email.