Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and part of Garden City Park Water District’s Terms of Use which are likewise incorporated herein by reference.

Version: 2022.1

Updated: 10/24/2022

This Privacy Policy discusses the privacy practices for Garden City Park Water District’s website available at (“the website”) This privacy policy applies solely to personal information collected on the website or when we communicate with you electronically. It will notify you of the following:

  1. What personal data (including personally identifiable information) is collected about you, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
  2. What choices may be available to you regarding the use of your personal data.
  3. The security procedures in place to reduce the risk that your personal data will be misused.
  4. How you may be able to correct any inaccuracies in your personal data.

We use information, such as your personal data, for Garden City Park Water District’s business purposes, such as to provide information to you and improve the website. By using the website, you agree to the collection and use of your personal data in accordance with this policy. Please read this Privacy Policy Carefully and in its entirety before continuing to use the website. If you do not agree, please do not continue to access and use website.

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data: While using our website or communicating with us electronically, you may provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personal Data that you provide may include, but is not limited to:

  • Your email address
  • Your first name and last name
  • Your phone number
  • Your Garden City Park Water District Account Number
  • Your address, state, province, zip/postal code, city

At the present time, we do NOT access or collect any financial, credit or account information about you on the website.

Usage Data: We may also collect information about how the website is accessed and used by you (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (i.e., IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data, and your search queries on the website.

Tracking & Cookies Data: We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our website and hold certain information. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site. Cookies are files with small amounts of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies help us improve your access to our site. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also may be used, such as beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our website. Some of our third party service providers or business partners may use cookies on our site, however we have no access to or control over these cookies.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our website.

Information Collection, Use and Sharing

We only have access to Personal Data that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you, such as by completing our contact page or by subscribing to our newsletter. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone. We will use your Personal Data to respond to you regarding the reason you contacted us, to provide you with access to the website, to our newsletters or general information about the Garden City Park Water District, or your individual account. We will not share your Personal Data with any third party outside of our organization, other than as provided below under “Disclosure of Data” and “Service Providers.”

Email/Mail Communications, and Your Options

We may use the email and/or postal mail addresses that you provide to us to communicate with you concerning the Garden City Park Water District, our services, your account, information we may think could be of interest to you, or changes to the website or this privacy policy.

Some of these communications are “essential communications”, such as regarding your account, annual Water Quality Reports, responses to your inquiries, and other communications between us that we may be required to provide you by law or as best practices. You may not opt-out of receiving these essential communications.

However, you may opt-out of receiving “non-essential communications”, such as promotional or general information emails that we believe may be of interest to you and our other customers. You may opt-out of receiving non-essential emails by clicking on the link at the bottom of the email you receive from us and following the directions. To opt-out of receiving other types of non-essential communications please contact us at the email address or phone number provided below. Please allow us a reasonable time to satisfy your request to remove you from non-essential communications.

You will continue to receive essential communications even after you notify us of your desire to opt-out of non-essential communications.

If you choose to correspond with us via e-mail, we may, but have no obligation, to retain the content of your email messages as well as your e-mail address or other Personal Data and our responses.

Transfer of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to, and maintained on, computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those in your jurisdiction.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

Security Safeguards

We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help you to protect your Personal Data from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.

We take precautions to protect your Personal Data by limiting the types of Personal Data we collect and the purposes that it may be accessed or used. For example, we do not presently collect credit card, financial or other sensitive information via the website. The Personal Data that we collect is protected both online and offline. For example, where appropriate, we may use encryption to protect sensitive information that is collected or stored online. We also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Any transmission of Personal Data is at your own risk. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please immediately notify us by contacting us at the email address mentioned below in this document.

Disclosure Of Data

We may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To provide the services that you have asked us to provide, to respond to your inquiries or to fulfill the purpose for which you provided it to us
  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To enforce your contractual or other legal duty to us, such as but not limited to, for payment or collection of outstanding fees
  • To protect and defend our legal rights or property or the legal or property rights of others
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the website
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the website or the public
  • To protect against legal liability

We may also disclose your Personal Data as described under “Service Partners” below.

How we Respond to Do Not Track Signals

The website does not comply with Do No Track Signals.

Children’s Privacy

Our website is not addressed and is not intended to offer services or products to anyone under the age of 18. (“Children”). By accessing or using the website or providing us with any Personal Data you represent that you are at least 18 years old. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.


We may share aggregated demographic information with our partners. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.

Service Providers

We may partner with another party to provide specific services. When the user signs up for these services, we may share names, contact information or other Personal Data that is necessary for the third party to provide these services. You may also choose to provide the Service Providers with access to your Personal Data directly. As a condition of receiving your Personal Data from us, the Service Providers agree that they are not allowed to access or use the Personal Data that they receive from us except for the purpose of providing their services.

In addition, Service Providers may have their own privacy policies that will further limit their use of Personal Data or provide you with choices. Some of the Service Providers that we presently use and links to their privacy policies are listed below.

We reserve the right to use other or additional Service Providers to provide the services that you have requested. We recommend that you check the Service Providers’ privacy policies as they may change from the last time you viewed them.


We may use Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our website. One such service that we may use is Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our website. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. Google provides information as to how you may opt-out of having your activity on the website available such as by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on or other methods which are exclusively within Google’s control. Please visit Google’s website for further information about how to exercise your options regarding Google Analytics.

Garden City Park Water District does not have any control or liability for Google Analytics or the effectiveness of any opt-out procedure that it provides.

Links To Other Sites

Our website may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us.

Third-party links are provided to you as a courtesy. We do not endorse any third-party website, its content or the services or products offered on the website. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that they visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page, including the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective no less than 30 days after they are first posted on this page. By your continued use of the website, you consent to the terms of the revised privacy policy.

Governing Law and Venue

This Privacy Policy and your use of the website is governed by the law of the State of New York unless New York law would require application of any other State’s laws. The federal or state courts located in the County of Nassau, State of New York shall be the sole and exclusive forum and venue for any dispute between you and us and you irrevocably agree to submit to their jurisdiction regarding the Privacy Policy or the website.

Notice to Residents of California and Certain Other U.S. States

If you are a resident of California or certain other U.S. States that is visiting the website, you may be aware that, under certain circumstances that do not apply to Garden City Park Water District, you may be entitled to additional disclosures or to exercise different privacy rights under that state’s law. You understand and agree that your access or use of the website are NOT governed by California law or the law of any U.S. State, other than the State of New York, and agree to the terms set forth in this Privacy Policy.


If You are visiting the website from outside of the United States of America, please be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, or processed in the United States. The data protection, privacy and other laws of the United States and other countries might not be as comprehensive as those in your country. By using any portion of the website, you understand and consent to the transfer of your information to our facilities in the United States and to those third parties with whom we share it as described in this Privacy Policy.

Contact Us

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, or if you have questions or concerns about how we collect or use your Personal Data, or about this Privacy Policy, please contact us via telephone at (516) 746-3194 or via email at