STATE OF VERMONT
Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation
Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation WEB
You and all visitors to our web site are very important
to us and we respect your needs for privacy. During
your visit, we will not capture any personal
information about you without your permission or
without explicitly informing you of the specific
information we are capturing. Such information
is limited to specific applications such as on-line
and certain data entry screens.
Public access to information
All information collected by this and other State of Vermont web sites is subject
to the statutes related to public access to information 1VSAChapter 5, subchapter
We may collect some or all of the following information about
visitors to our web site during the viewing and/or downloading of
We use this information to better understand how our system is being used, which
information is most requested, and where problems – such as lost files and slow
performance - might exist. None of the information can be personally identified
and we do not attempt to link service providers,
personal machines and users.
- Date and time the visit occurred
- Client IP – This is the unique Internet Protocol (IP) address of the web
site visitor. The address is assigned by the Internet Service Provider (ISP)
to which the visitor is subscribed and under most circumstances cannot be
traced to a specific machine. (Technical note: Nearly all internet service
providers use systems - DHCP and BIND - that randomly assign a different
IP address each time a user logs onto their networks. This makes it nearly
impossible to trace a connection to an individual machine.)
- Server IP – This is the Internet Protocol address of the State of Vermont
- HTTP status – This is the hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP) error code
our systems analysts can use in troubleshooting system problems.
- HTTP Request URL – This identifies the page requested by the visitor.
- Bytes sent – This is the amount of data sent from the web server to the
- Bytes received – This is the amount of data received from the visitor.
- User Agent – This is the type of web browser (Internet Explorer, Netscape,
etc.) used by the visitor. This is used primarily for troubleshooting system
- Protocol Version – This is the version of HTTP used by the visitor’s web
Some pages may display usage counts and this aggregate
information may be shared with others.
E-mail messages sent from or to any ANR address will
be treated the same as any other written correspondence. Messages are typically
saved for some time and then erased from storage.
Information voluntarily entered into on-line forms will
be treated the same as information provided on a written form and will be governed
by the same relevant statutes.
Some applications may use "cookies" which are simple
text files stored by your browser on your computer system. All applications
using cookies explicitly state so and may explain the purpose of the cookies
for that application. Cookies we use do not affect your system security or
your privacy and are used only to identify your computer with a randomly generated
Note that you can set up your browser to refuse to accept all cookies, accept
only some cookies, or accept all cookies. You can also delete cookie files
using widely available methods.
Neither the State of Vermont, nor this Department, officer, or employee of the
State of Vermont warrants the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of any information
published on this state government web site, nor do we endorse any products or
services linked from the system, and shall not be held liable for any losses
caused by reliance on the reliability or timeliness of such information. Portions
of the information may be incorrect or not current. Any person or entity that
relies on any information obtained from this system does so at his or her own
This privacy statement does not apply to non-Vermont Department of Forests,
Parks & Recreation locations linked to this web site.