City of Pittsburgh is committed to providing access to our website
for individuals with disabilities. The City recognizes the importance
of making our website accessible by everyone, regardless of their
abilities. Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1998
requires that individuals with disabilities, who are members of
the public seeking information or services from us, have access
to and use of information and data that is comparable to that provided
to the public who are not individuals with disabilities, unless
an undue burden would be imposed on the City.
The City of
Pittsburgh is committed to protecting online users’ privacy.
We believe that protection of personal privacy on the Internet is
our responsibility, to assure user confidence, increase participation
in online activities and support effective delivery of services.
The City intends to give you as much control as possible over your
personal information. The purpose of this policy is to inform you
about the types of information we gather when you visit our site,
how we may use that information, whether we disclose it to anyone,
and the choices you have regarding our use of, and your ability
for this site:
If you send
us an electronic mail message with a question or comment that contains
personally identifying information, or fill out a form that e-mails
us this information, we will only use the personally identifiable
information to respond to your request and analyze trends. We may
redirect your message to another government agency or person who
is in a better position to answer your question.
that we collect for statistical purposes. We automatically
collect electronically generated information about your visit
to our site, such as the date, type of browser used, and technical
Internet protocol data. We collect this information about each
user session from our user logs, and refer to it in summary form
for statistical purposes only.
that you provide us when using our interactive forms and functions.
This information may include such things as name, address, telephone
number, and other personal and business data, depending on the
particular service you use. We collect only that data necessary
to provide the service that you are requesting.
of cookies. We do not use "persistent" cookies
to collect permanent information. We do use "non-persistent"
cookies in applications that keep track of a user’s online
session and make it possible for you to complete a form or use
a function, but this cookie disappears when you finish filling
out an application, or searching a database.
to third parties. As a governmental agency, we are governed
by public records laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Any
information that we receive through use of our site is subject
to the same provisions as information provided on paper. Otherwise,
we do not share personal identifying information with
any third party without your permission. We disclose only in aggregate
form our statistical analyses or demographics of users to third
parties. This information is not reported or used in any manner
that would reveal personally identifiable information, and will
not be released to any outside parties unless we are legally required
to do so in connection with law enforcement investigations or
other legal proceedings.
City of Pittsburgh seeks to ensure that its website remains available
to all users. In this vein, it has taken several steps to safeguard
the integrity of its data and prevent unauthorized access to information
it maintains, including but not limited to authentication, monitoring,
auditing, and encryption. Security measures have been integrated
into the design, implementation and day-to-day practices of the
entire operating environment as part of its continuing commitment
to risk management. These measures are designed and intended to
prevent corruption of data, block unknown or unauthorized access
to our systems and information, and to provide reasonable protection
of private information in our possession.
information should not be construed in any way as giving business,
legal, or other advice, or warranting as fail proof, the security
of information provided via the City's website.
attempts to upload information or change information on this service
are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under various statutes
including, but not limited to, the federal Computer Fraud and
Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure