5095 4th Street
Eagle River, Michigan 49950


Web Site Policies

Keweenaw County applies the following policies to the use and management of its web site.

County of Keweenaw
Adopted ______________ 2008

By visiting the Keweenaw County Web site, users agree that they will not use the site for any unlawful activity, or use it in any way that would violate the terms and conditions of use. This web site is governed and construed by the laws of the State of Michigan. Any use of the web site shall comply with all Keweenaw County and Michigan laws and regulations as well as with all federal laws and regulations. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this web site are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the state law and federal statutes including the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

County of Keweenaw
Adopted ______________ 2008

The protection of individual privacy is a concern to Keweenaw County, and is governed by Michigan Mich. Comp. Laws 752.791 to 752.797. Keweenaw County has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate its firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this site.

Information you provide us:
Keweenaw County does not keep any personal information about you or your visit to our Internet site unless you have specifically supplied it to us. For instance, if you may have supplied us with information as part of a request for information. Similarly you may have sent us an email or left us a message in some other electronic format. In cases where you have supplied us with information, including financial data, we will treat such information in accordance with the requirements of the Mich. Comp. Laws 752.791 to 752.797. This means that it will be treated in the same way as written forms of communication, and in many instances it will be considered public information available to the public upon request. To the extent allowed by law, the County will make reasonable attempts to protect personal financial information from disclosures.

Other information about your visit to our site:
Like most Internet sites, our web site reads some information from your computer that helps us analyze traffic patterns, perform routine maintenance, maintain site security, and to help you navigate through our site. Generally the information we collect is temporary and when you leave the site this information is deleted from our system. The only information the County automatically collects and maintains is the following:

  • Total number of visitors to our site
  • Types of computer systems used to access our site
  • Web browser type and version
  • Date and time of access
  • The web site you visited prior to coming to this web site
  • Information about possible system security threats

Occasionally the County may have a survey on the web site that only allows a visitor to vote only once. In order to keep track of whether you have voted, a cookie (a sample text file) will be created and stored on your computer. This cookie is created on your computer by voting on the survey. It will not contain personally identifying information and will not compromise your privacy or security. The only information that is contained is the name of the survey and how you voted. This cookie will remain on your computer for the duration of the survey. The cookie has an expiration date. When that date occurs it will be deleted from your computer. This privacy policy does not apply to web sites operated by third parties that you may access through a link from our web site.

County of Keweenaw

The County's Web site and the selection of sites to which it may be linked are not intended to serve as a forum for free discussion. Instead, these Web pages are posted to serve the County's need to make useful and practical information available to Keweenaw County residents, businesses, and visitors that facilitates provision of a County service. Links to other sites from the Keweenaw County Web site are provided at the discretion of the County of Keweenaw and are provided as a convenience for users of this site. Sites that are linked from the County of Keweenaw are reviewed periodically to confirm that the link still furthers County purposes. The County reserves the right to refuse to post any Web site link or to delete links already at any time without notice.

In the event you discover problems with or have concerns regarding the format, accuracy, timeliness or completeness of a linked external web site, please contact the organization responsible for the linked external web site. The County does not control nor is it responsible for any linked external web sites, pages or content.

The County's Web site will provide links to Web sites for:

  • Governmental and educational institutions
  • Organizations with some relationship to the County (including but not limited to: organizations contracting with the County, organizations sponsoring County activities or programs, and organizations participating in County activities or programs).
  • Generally recognized community organizations
  • Organizations providing information about art, cultural, and sporting activities in the County's area
  • Organizations providing information about employment opportunities in the County's area
  • Organizations providing information about tourist attractions in the County's area

The County's Web site will not provide links to Web site for:

  • Candidates for local, state or federal offices
  • Political organizations or other organizations advocating a position on a local, state or federal issue
  • Corporate or other for-profit organizations unless they fit any of the criteria stated above
  • Individual or personal home pages

County of Keweenaw
Adopted ______________ 2008

Unless a copyright is indicated, information on the Keweenaw County's web site is in the public domain and may be reproduced, published or otherwise used with Keweenaw County's permission. We request only that Keweenaw County be cited as the source of the information and that any photo credits, graphics or byline be similarly credited to the photographer, author or Keweenaw County as appropriate.



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