|The City of Knoxville cares about the privacy of its users. The following
summarizes how information transmitted through the City of Knoxville web
site is used.
The City of Knoxville does not distribute any personal identifying information
about its users. Any personal information submitted through forms or email
from the user is considered public information and may be subject to inspection
upon request as governed by the Tennessee Open Records Act, Tenn. Code
Ann. Section 10-7-503. However, the City will not release this information
for distribution to outside organizations or businesses for commercial
Information Automatically Logged
The City of Knoxville periodically gathers tracking information while
users are on this site. This information helps resolve the popularity
of our site by various user actions such as web site traffic, page views,
number of visitors, etc. Also, the City of Knoxville gathers limited information
about its users' connection to our site including the Internet Protocol
(IP) address, computer and connection information such as browser, type
and version, operating system and platform, the full Uniform Resource
Locator (URL) click stream to, through, and from our web site including
date and time. An IP address is a number on each computer that determines
where information is sent from web servers. This does not identify a user
(such as email address), only a computer.
The City site does transfer cookies (alphanumeric identifiers) to your
computer's hard drive through your Web browser. This enables us to recognize
your browser and provide features and correct viewing.
This site contains links to other web sites. The City of Knoxville is
not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such web sites.
These links are provided as a convenience, and inclusion of any link on
this web site does not imply endorsement by the City of Knoxville of the
web site, they will be displayed on this page immediately.
If you have questions regarding this privacy statement, you can contact
us at: Webmaster