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Privacy Policy

The City of Mt. Vernon, Illinois is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy outlines our practices regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information when you visit our municipal website. By using our website, you consent to the practices described in this policy.

We may collect the following types of information when you visit our website:

  • Personal Information: We may collect personal information, such as your name, address, email address, and phone number if you voluntarily provide it through forms or contact methods on our website.
  • Usage Information: We may collect non-personal information about how you use our website, such as your IP address, browser type, and pages visited. This information is collected through cookies and other tracking technologies.

How We Use Your Information

We use the information we collect for the following purposes:

  • Communication: We may use your personal information to respond to inquiries, provide information or services, and send updates related to the City of Mt. Vernon, Illinois.
  • Improvement: We may use usage information to improve our website's functionality, content, and user experience.

Data Sharing

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal information to third parties. However, we may share your information with trusted service providers who assist us in website operations and maintenance. These providers are obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of your information.


The City of Mt. Vernon, Illinois takes appropriate measures to safeguard your personal information. While we strive to protect your data, no data transmission over the internet is entirely secure, and we cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted to us.

Third-Party Links

Our website may contain links to third-party websites. These websites have their own privacy policies, and we are not responsible for their practices. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of these sites when you visit them.

Updates to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or for other operational, legal, or regulatory reasons. Any updates will be posted on this page with an updated effective date.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or the use of your information, please contact us at:


By using our website, you consent to the collection and use of your information as described in this Privacy Policy.

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