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Privacy Statement

The Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) respects the privacy of the users of our Web site.

We do not collect personal information about you when you visit our Web sites, unless you voluntarily provide us with the information. We do collect and store certain information automatically, as do most Web servers. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:

  • The Internet domain and IP address from which you access our Web site
  • The type of browser and operating system used to access our site
  • The date and time you access our site
  • The pages you visit
  • The address of any Web site that provides a link to our Web site

We may use the information we collect for statistical purposes only to determine popularity of sections of the Web site, as well as reviewing total number of users on a monthly basis. We also may track the keywords that are entered into our search engine service to measure interest in specific topics, but we do not track which terms a particular user enters.

Voluntary Information


We do not give, share, sell or transfer any personal information to a third party, unless we are legally required to do so.

Personal information will remain confidential except when the information is given as part of a publicly viewable section of the Discussion Board. We may request personal information in the following instances: when you submit comments, or request data/documents. This personal information may include your name, e-mail address, phone number, street address, etc. Home addresses are strictly confidential.


Emails sent to subscribers of SACOG's email lists will include information on how to unsubscribe from the email list. If at any time you (the user) would like to unsubscribe, you can return to the original Web page and unsubscribe, or e-mail the webmaster at, and include the name of the email list that you would like to unsubscribe from.

Submitting questions or comments

If you send us an email with a question or comment, we will use your email only to respond to your request. Your email may be forwarded to another staff member who is better qualified to answer your question.


This Web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that SACOG is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information.


SACOG reserves the right to make changes to this policy.

Contact Information

If users have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact Rebecca Thornton Sloan at

Last updated August 2, 2005