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Below you will find all the information about your privacy on

If you ever have any questions please feel free to contact us.

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you fill out a form or post email to blog.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

To improve our website

We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.

To send periodic emails

The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.

Do we use cookies?

Yes.  Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and retain certain information

We may use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law; enforce our site policies; or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Similarly, the presence of these links does not represent any favoritism or endorsement on the part of the County, they are simply intended to provide additional information resources to viewers of this website. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites. We request that you report any broken links or innappropriate material or cross-linking.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy, we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may delete their blog posting email address information at anytime by contacting us and we will then delete your information.

California Public Records Act

As a California public agency, we are, at times, required to disclose certain information to members of the public under the California Public Records Act, however we will endeavour to limit any personally identifiable information that is disclosed pursuant to provisions of that law and the California Online Privacy Protection Act.

Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act) and we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Blog Comment Section Email Address Visibility

Posting to the blog section of the website does not require an email address. If you choose to post to the blog section of the website using an email address, your email address will be accessible to any viewers of To avoid exposing your email address, just enter your name and comment without any email address. If you would like to remove your email address, email through the contact site Your entire comment will be deleted, including your email address.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Terms and Conditions

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our website's privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

This policy was last modified on 2/23/2011

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below.
County of Santa Barbara
Public Works Department
Resource Recovery & Waste Management Division
130 East Victoria Street, Suite 100
Santa Barbara, California 93101
Contact us using this link
(805) 882-3600