Respect My Ride Privacy Policy

Some of the documents on this server may contain live references (or pointers) to information created and maintained by other organizations. Please note that Dakota County does not control and cannot guarantee the relevance, timeliness, or accuracy of these outside materials. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the privacy policy of that Web site.

Except for the information submitted to the Respect My Ride pledge and the YouTube contest applications, the Web site and the information it contains are considered public information and may be distributed or copied. This system is monitored to ensure proper operation, to verify the functioning of applicable security features, and for other like purposes.

Thank you for visiting the Web site. This policy explains how Dakota County will handle information we learn about you from your visit to

Browsing or Downloading

If you browse through our site or download information, we automatically collect and temporarily store the following anonymous information about your visit: 1) the name of the domain from which you access the Internet; 2) the date and time you access our site; and 3) the Internet address of the Web site from which you linked directly to our site. We use this information for statistical purposes and to help us make our site more useful to visitors. Unless it is specifically stated otherwise, no additional information will be collected about you. We do not disclose, give, sell or transfer any personal information we receive to any outside parties, unless required for law enforcement or statute.

Use of Cookies

Sometimes we use "session cookies," which are small amounts of information stored on your computer to secure the connection during your visit. After you turn off your computer or stop using the Internet, the cookies are erased.

Sending Us an E-mail

If you decide to send us personally identifying information, such as in an e-mail, that information may be subject to disclosure. Your information will be handled in accordance with the Privacy Act and the Freedom of Information Act, which, while restricting our use of your information, also permits certain disclosures.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, please contact us.

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