Privacy Policy

Updated 01/22/23

This policy is to inform visitors to the website of its data-gathering methods and use of such data. collects many types of data throughout its Web site and the degree to which this data is used will be specified below. The Town of Pacolet may change this policy at any time at its sole discretion and without notice.

Logs and Activity Reports

The Web site collects data each time a visitor enters the Web site or moves from one page to the next within the Web site. This information is used to gather statistics about visitors and in no way points to individuals. Personal information is not collected in the Web site log files.

The information gathered falls into these categories:

  1. Time of day
  2. Day of the week
  3. URL visited prior to coming to the Web site
  4. File viewed on the Web site
  5. Browser and version of the browser used
  6. Operating System used

The above information is processed and analyzed to keep the Web site up to industry standards. Portions of the Website’s design and functionality are influenced by the data collected.

Collection and Use of Information

The Web site does not sell or lease personal information. Information submitted to the Web site may be subject to the South Carolina Family Privacy Protection Act of 2002.

For more information regarding specific Town of Pacolet Web pages or Web applications, contact the town hall through their contact page.

Often personal or business information is requested by a Web site online service. The request for information, storage of that information, and dissemination of that information will vary based on the department and/or service.

In each instance, clear indications of whether or not the information is required or optional will be marked.

The Web site may be required by law enforcement or judicial authorities to provide personally identifiable information to the appropriate governmental authorities. We reserve the right to report to law enforcement agencies any activities that we in good faith believe to be unlawful.


This site uses a secure server for conducting online services. All credit card and other payment information you transmit to us will be protected by 128-bit encryption technology; provided your browser is properly configured and your computer is operating properly. Security technology requires that you are using a reasonably current browser that is capable of 128-bit encryption. Current browsers provide visual cues to the visitor that the online service is secure. At the bottom of the browser, you should see a key or lock. If the key is not broken or the lock is locked, then you are on a secure site. If not the site is not secure, you should not trust the transmission of personal information to the site.

Personal information is secured and only those employees that monitor the status of the computers, or perform routine maintenance are allowed access. For more information regarding the security of personal or business information, you can contact the town on its contact page.


Cookies are small text files stored on the visitor’s hard drive to place certain information regarding the transaction. A session ID, along with time date, and other information may be gathered. In order for the transaction to take place, cookies must be enabled by your browser.

The Web site uses cookies in some of its online services. Visitors to the Web site will be informed of when and where these cookies are present.