Privacy Policy

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Thank you for visiting the City of Olathe website and reviewing our privacy and security notice. Our privacy policy is simple. We respect your privacy and take it seriously. We only collect the personal information that you choose to provide to us.  In addition, we automatically collect statistical information to improve our services, as described below. We DO NOT share or sell your personal information to third parties.  However, we may transfer personal information to a business partner that helps us provide services.

Automatically Collected Information
We collect information on individuals that browse our websites to improve our services and security.  A sample of the type of information we gather includes:

  • type of browser used
  • date/time
  • specific pages
  • IP address connecting to our websites.

Personal Information
In some cases, you may choose to provide us with personal information. You may do this by filling out a form or sending an e-mail. This information consists of items such as your name, address, or phone number. The information you provide will be used only for the purpose for which it is intended. However, once submitted to this website, it becomes a public record subject to public record keeping regulations, including disclosure. In most cases the information you provide will be used solely to help us provide you with information you have requested.

Site Security
The City of Olathe has taken steps to safeguard the information on this website, including monitoring, auditing, and encryption. Security measures are taken as a part of the implementation of all City of Olathe software and hardware infrastructure in order to mitigate risk. The City of Olathe, however, cannot warrant security of information provided via the website.  Unauthorized attempts to change information on this site or upload unauthorized information are strictly prohibited.

Links to Other Sites
The purpose of the City of Olathe website is to provide information about City government, services, events, and attractions. The City of Olathe website may provide links to websites outside the City website that also serve this purpose. The City is not responsible for and does not endorse the information on any linked website unless the City website states otherwise.

Some examples of links to other websites provided by the City of Olathe's website may be sites that are maintained by a state, local, or federal government agency or local school or library board.

City Email News Service Privacy Statement
By agreeing to use this service, you are granting the City of Olathe permission to send you periodic emails only about the topics for which you have subscribed.

The City of Olathe is concerned about its subscribers' privacy and the confidentiality of their personal information. That is why we collect only the data necessary to provide the information you request. This information is used only to ensure that messages you receive are valuable and relevant.

The City of Olathe does not sell or rent subscriber mailing lists to any organization. The City may provide lists of its subscribers to project partner government agencies, and then only to provide customized information to residents or business owners who may be served by receipt of that information. PLEASE NOTE: The City may be required to provide email lists to third parties if the information is requested under Kansas State public disclosure law.

The City of Olathe offers the permanent option to unsubscribe from any and all of the email information services within this system. You may at any time choose to modify your contact information or remove your address entirely from the system.

If you change your email address, simply re-subscribe to the lists of your choice using your new address.

We welcome any feedback, concerns or questions from our subscribers. Please feel free to contact the web manager if you have questions or suggestions regarding this subscriber-based email system.

The City of Olathe does not guarantee the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of the information published on this website and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by the reliance on such. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from this site does so at his or her own risk.

The original language of this website is English.  This website uses an automated translation service for site visitors that speak languages other than English.  Potential differences in the interpretations of certain words can result in translations that may not always be precise and some text may not be translated.  The City of Olathe is not responsible for any claims resulting from the use of this automated translation service.