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When you visit the Marion SWCD website, we automatically collect and store the Internet Protocol (IP) Address and the domain name used.

The IP Address is a numerical identifier assigned to either your Internet service provider or directly to your computer. Our server will record the IP Address when you access our website.

We use the IP Address for the purposes of system administration, web tracking information and for personalization which includes; the type of browser and operating system a visitor uses, the date and time of the visit and the web pages or services accessed on the site.

This information is used to improve the visitor’s experience. We seek to insure that the content and delivery of our services meets the needs of our users. By collecting this information we are able understand how people are using District services when they access our site.

We then use website logs created from this information to improve the content and services available on the site and increase functionality.

We have no applications that link personal information with IP address and we make no attempt to link the website logs with individuals who browse the District’s site.

Our use of your information

The information collected about you will not be used by any other government agency or company. The District will not sell or rent your personal information to anyone. Its sole use is for customer databases and billing information. The information will only be used in Marion SWCD official business.

If you believe that your personal information is being used for a purpose other than what was intended when submitted, please contact us. We will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections. See Contact Information below.


A cookie is a small amount of data or simple text file stored on your computer by your web browser, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier as a method of distinguishing among visitors to a web site.

Cookies created on your computer by using this web site do not contain personally identifying information and do not compromise your privacy or security. Each web site can send its own cookie if your browser’s preferences allow it. Most browsers permit you to refuse or delete the cookie file from your computer by using your web browser software. Marion SWCD currently does not use or create cookies on your computer.


The security and integrity of the Marion SWCD web site are essential for successful information and service delivery and for maintaining the privacy of its visitors. We use a variety of database security measures as part of the District’s continuing commitment to security and protection of privacy.

Links to other sites

The Marion SWCD web site has links to other web sites. These include links to web sites operated by other government agencies, organizations and businesses. When you link to another site, you are no longer on the Marion SWCD web site and this privacy policy does not apply. You are then subject to the privacy policy of the new site.

Please read the Web Site Liability Disclaimer that addresses liability issues associated with the Marion SWCD web site and links to other sites.

Contact Information

If you have questions about the information presented in this privacy policy, have comments on the Marion SWCD web site, or wish to request correction of factual errors in your personally identifiable information, please contact the Marion SWCD Webmaster at 338 Hawthorne Ave NE, Salem, Oregon, 97301.

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