Personal Information

“Personal information” is info that is readily identifiable to a specific individual. Personal information includes such things as an individual’s name, address, phone number, and email address. A domain name or Internet protocol address is not considered personal information.

We collect no personal information about you unless you voluntarily participate in an activity that asks for information (i.e., sending an email, participating in a survey, or accessing a service). If you choose not to participate in these activities, your choice will in no way affect your ability to use any other feature of our Web site.

If personal information is required on the Web site or volunteered by the user, this information is a public record once you provide it, and may be subject to public inspection and copying if not protected by federal or state law.

If you have any questions or concerns about keeping information you submit private, please contact us:   website@gpshoresmi.com

Online Services

The Village of Grosse Pointe Shores intends to offer more services online as a means to improve services and to make them more convenient and accessible. If during your visit to the Village of Grosse Pointe Shores Web site you access services (e.g. Municipal Court Payments Online ) we will collect additional information related directly to the service you are accessing. We will limit the information requested to only that required to conduct the service. We will not use the information for any other purpose without your permission. You may be offered opportunities related to the service, for instance to be put on a mailing list for upcoming events, and it will be your choice as to whether you accept the offer.

Email and Surveys

If during your visit to the Village of Grosse Pointe Shores Web site you participate in a survey or send an email, the following additional information will be collected:

  • The email address and contents of the email; and
  • Information volunteered in response to a survey.

We use your email to respond appropriately. This may be to respond to you, to address issues you identify, to further improve our Web site, or to forward the email to any other agency for appropriate action. Survey information is used for the purpose designated. Emails and surveys information is a public record.

Security

The security and integrity of the Village of Grosse Pointe Shores Web site are essential for its success both to deliver services and information and to maintain the privacy of its visitors. The Web Services Division, as developer and manager of the Village of Grosse Pointe Shores Web site, has the responsibility to safeguard the integrity of this site. We use a variety of techniques, 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 Web Services Division operating environment as part of its continuing commitment to security and protection of privacy.

Terms of Use and Notices (Legal Disclaimer)

The Village of Grosse Pointe Shores Web site has links to other Web sites. These include links to Web sites operating by other governmental agencies, non–profit organizations and educational institutions. When you link to another site, you are no longer on the Village of Grosse Pointe Shores Web site and this Privacy Policy will not apply. When you link to another Web site, you are subject to the privacy policy of that new site.

About Grosse Pointe Shores

The Village of Grosse Pointe Shores, A Michigan City, is located several miles north of Detroit, Michigan.  Most of the city is located within Grosse Pointe Township in Wayne County with the small northern portion located within Macomb County‚Äôs Lake Township.

Grosse Pointe Shores is the smallest of the five Grosse Pointe communities occupying 1.1 square miles of land and 18.1 square miles of Lake St. Clair waters.  Grosse Pointe Shores has the longest shoreline of the Grosse Pointe communities, making it an especially attractive place to live.

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