Privacy Policy

The Platte County Sheriff’s Office is respectful about the privacy concerns of the visitors to our website on the internet. As a matter of policy, no personal information is automatically collected from visitors to this site. However, certain non-personal information about visitors is recorded by the standard operation of the server on which our website is housed. This information is primarily used to provide an enhanced online experience for the visitor. Information tracked includes the type of browser being used by the visitor (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system (e.g., Macintosh, Windows) in use by the visitor and the domain name of the visitor’s internet service provider (e.g., Earthlink, America Online, etc.). Use of this information may include internal review of the number of visitors to this site, but only in aggregate and in a non-personally-identifiable form. Email addresses and other personally identifiable data about visitors to this site are known to the Platte County Sheriff’s Office only when voluntarily submitted by the user. Information obtained, including names, address and e-mail addresses, may be used within our office, but is not shared with or sold to any organization.

Security:
The Platte County Sheriff’s Office uses Secure Server Technology (SSL). SSL encrypts your information so that it cannot be read as it travels over the Internet. You can verify that the encryption is working by locating the lock icon at the bottom of the web page. Any information collected by our website resides on a secure server that only selected Platte County Sheriff’s Office personnel have access to via password. You may access our website securely by going to https://www.plattesheriff.org.

Cookies:
The Platte County Sheriff’s Office does not use cookies to collect information.

Pop Up / Pop Under Technology:
This website does make use of pop-up or pop-under technology for user requested information. We do not advertise with banners (please see below) or allow commercial pop up / pop under advertising. If you receive a commercial pop up or pop under advertisement while visiting this website, your computer may be infected with malware / spyware / adware.

Community Connection:
Email addresses, cell phone information, pager numbers entered on the Platte County Community Connection are stored on a third party system. Please see TextCaster’s Privacy Policy for more information.

Links To Other Websites:
This website may have links to other websites or services, which are not maintained or controlled by us. We are not responsible for the content of those websites. The inclusion of any links to such websites does not imply approval of or endorsement by the Platte County Sheriff’s Office of those websites or their content.

Copyright:
This site is maintained by the Platte County Sheriff’s Office. Visitors may download any material on this site for personal, non-commercial home use or for educational purposes only. No materials may be reproduced for profit.