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The following notices apply to the Franklin Borough Police Department website.
Thank you for visiting the Franklin Borough Police Department website and reviewing our Privacy Notice. This statement addresses collection, use and security of and access to information that may be obtained through the use of the Franklin Borough Police website. This notice covers the following topics:
- Information Collected and How it is Used
- Personal Information and Choice
- Public Access to Information
- Contact Information
Section A. Information Collected and How it is Used
Information Collected and Stored Automatically
The Internet domain (for example, "xcompany.com" if you use a private Internet access account, or "yourschool.edu" if you connect from a university's domain) and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access our website;
The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
The date and time you access our site;
The pages you visit; and
If you linked to the Franklin Borough Police Department website from another website, the address of that website.
We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors - to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits.
If You Send Us Personal Information
If you choose to provide us with personal information - as in an email to the Chief of Police or someone else, or by filling out a form with your personal information and submitting it to us through our website - we use that information to respond to your message and to help us get you the information you have requested. We may share the information you give us with another Law Enforcement Agency or Officer of the Franklin Borough Police Department or as otherwise required by law. Moreover, we do not create individual profiles with the information you provide or to give it to any private organizations. The Franklin Borough Police does not collect information for commercial marketing.
Section B. Personal Information and Choice
You may choose whether to provide personal information online.
"Personal information" is 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.
We collect no personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us by sending us email, or completing an online form. You may choose not to contact us by email, or provide any personal information using an online form. Your choice to not participate in these activities will not impair your ability to browse the Franklin Borough Police Department website and read or download any information provided on the site.
Email is not a secure medium. Personal information sent via the Internet can be intercepted. You may, therefore, wish to reconsider the advisability of sending messages that contain sensitive, personal information to this Intranet address.
Franklin Borough Police Department does not plan on divulging information collected or information disclosed voluntarily, but may be required to do so pursuant to a request under state right to know laws such as the New Jersey Open Public Records Act, any common law right to know laws, other State or Federal laws or pursuant to court order.
Section C. Public Access to Information
In the State of New Jersey, laws exist to ensure that government is open and that the public has a right to access appropriate records and information possessed by state government. At the same time, there are exceptions to the public's right to access public records that serve various needs including the privacy of individuals. Exceptions are provided by both state and federal laws.
All the information collected at this site becomes public records that may be subject to inspection and copying by members of the public, unless an exemption in law exists,
Section E. Security
The Franklin Borough Police Department, as developer and manager of this website has taken several steps to safeguard the integrity of its data and prevent unauthorized access to information maintained. These measures are designed and intended to prevent corruption of data, block unknown or unauthorized access to our systems and information, and to provide reasonable protection of private information in our possession.
Section F. Disclaimer
Franklin Borough Police Department, its agencies, officers, or employees exercise no control over the organizations, views, accuracy, copyright or trademark compliance or the legality of the material contained on those servers and do not sponsor, endorse, or approve the information, content, products, materials, opinions or services contained on such external sites. The visitor proceeds to these external sites at their own risk. The Franklin Borough Police Department specifically disclaims any and all liability from damages which may result from the accessing of a third party site which is linked to the Franklin Borough Police Department website, or from reliance upon any such information.