WHO WE ARE
The Worcester County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for the control, custody, and care of both pre-trial detainees and inmates that have been sentenced to two and a half years or less. The Worcester County Sheriff’s Office is located at 5 Paul X. Tivnan Drive , West Boylston, MA 01583. The Worcester County Sheriff’s Office acts as the data controller for the processing of personal data that you provide to us when you submit a form on this Site, in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
The Worcester County Sherriff’s Office collects and uses Personal Data as described in this Privacy Statement, only when a user submits the contact form. “Personal Data” (also known as personal information or personally identifiable information) is any information relating to you or that can lead to your identification, alone or in combination with other information, like your name and email address. By accessing our Site, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Statement and you expressly consent to the processing of your Personal Data according to this Privacy Statement.
HOW DATA IS COLLECTED
As is true of most digital platforms, we collect certain information automatically when you visit our Site, including analytics data and location data. When you submit a contact form via our Site, we collect your Personal Data only if you provide it to us voluntarily. Portions of the Site may allow you to provide us with Personal Data in order to contact us.
USE OF PERSONAL DATA
The Personal Data we gather from you is used to provide you with information you may request. Such processing of your Personal Data is based on your consent or another legal basis. We do not collect or maintain Personal Data for resale purposes, or share Personal Data with any other company or organization except as specifically disclosed herein.
PERSONAL DATA RETENTION
Your Personal Data will be retained for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes of use and processing outlined in this Privacy Statement. We may also retain your Personal Data if necessary to comply with our legal or professional obligations or enforce our agreements.
INFORMATION WE TRACK
Like many websites, we use “cookie” technology to collect additional website usage data and to improve the Site and our services. A cookie is a small data file that we transfer to your computer’s hard disk. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. You can instruct your browser, by editing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. The cookie data we collect, directly or through third party partners, may include information such as your browser type or the webpages you visit. We allow certain third parties, like Google Analytics, to collect information about consumers directly through our Site. We do not sell any Personal Data to Google through Google Analytics. You may opt out of Google Analytics here.
CHILDREN UNDER 16 YEARS OF AGE
You should be aware that this Site is not intended for, or designed to attract, children under the age of 16 and as such, The Worcester County Sheriff’s Office does not intentionally gather Personal Data about visitors who are under the age of 16. If you are under the age of 16, please do not use the Site or otherwise provide us with any personal information either directly or by other means. If we learn that any personal information we collect has been provided by a child under the age of 16, we will promptly delete that personal information.
While we are committed to protecting the Personal Data we receive from you and use reasonable measures to maintain the security of such information, no institution or organization, including us, can fully eliminate security risks associated with the transmission of information through online transactions, and you do so at your own risk. We are not liable for any loss, misuse or alteration of information on the Site by any third party.
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