Security & Privacy Notice


Lake County Transportation Alliance is pleased to welcome you to its web site. By accessing any area of the user acknowledges this notice, and agrees with and acknowledges the terms, conditions and responsibilities as set out below.


Certain trademarks, trade names, images, logos, design, text, graphics and pictures on this web site are proprietary to Lake County Transportation Alliance. They may NOT be copied, reproduced, republished, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way. The user may print, in hard copy, portions of the web site. The use of any such material for any other reason, on any other web site, or the modification, distribution or republication of this material without prior written permission from Lake County Transportation Alliance is strictly prohibited. Except as may be expressly provided, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any license, software or right under copyright or other intellectual property rights. Lake County Transportation Alliance owns and operates this web site.

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

When you visit this web site to browse, you do so anonymously. Lake County Transportation Alliance does not collect identifying information about you. We collect only summary and statistical information (see below) about the numbers of individuals who visit our web site and what those individuals look at on our site. This system uses industry standard and proprietary software to create summary statistics, which are used for such things as assessing what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas. This information is NOT shared with anyone beyond the support staff to this web site except when required by Law Enforcement investigation. Information collected and stored which may be held indefinitely include the following:

The name of the domain (i.e., "" or "") and Internet Protocol (IP) address (i.e., whether yours individually or provided as a proxy by your Internet Service Provider (ISP), from which you access our web site;
The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
The date and time you access our site;
The Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site; and
The pages you visit.

Information Collected from E-mail

You may volunteer to provide us personally identifying information, for example your mailing address, in an electronic message or web-based form. Information collected in this manner is used solely for responding to your request unless noted in the specific web page where your request is made. We do not share this information with government agencies, commercial and non-commercial entities, or the public unless noted on a particular web page. Any information that you provide to us in an e-mail may be subject to disclosure under a Freedom of Information Act request. We also retain an e-mail log of the time each message is received, the time each message is forwarded, the delivery status of each message, and a unique e-mail identifier number. The e-mail log may be retained indefinitely.

Client Information

Where client access is required, the use of a User ID and password will be used to authenticate to Lake County Transportation Alliance systems. You are responsible for keeping your User ID and password confidential. The use of your client ID and password by you or any other person with or without your knowledge or consent, in connection with Lake County Transportation Alliance, binds you legally and makes you responsible for any such online transaction. You should promptly notify Lake County Transportation Alliance if you become aware or suspicious of unauthorized use of your User ID and password.

Clients are authenticated to a secure site, using industry standard SSL encryption. Software tags called "cookies" are used to identify and verify clients when they access the client side of our web site and to store return client information so that repetitive keystrokes are minimized. Cookies are used to remember client preferences and maximize performance of our services.

Attempts to authenticate to the client side of our web site using user IDs and passwords are logged and audited. Client information and logs are maintained for purposes of security and accuracy. Lake County Transportation Alliance will not sell or distribute client information to any other person, organization, or entity.

Security, Intrusion, and Detection

For site security purposes, and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, all network traffic is monitored in order to identify unauthorized attempt to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage or conduct criminal activity. Unauthorized attempts to defeat or circumvent security features, to use the system for other than intended purposes, to deny service to authorized users, to access, obtain, alter, damage, or destroy information, or otherwise to interfere with the system or its operation are prohibited. Evidence of such acts may be disclosed to law enforcement authorities and result in criminal prosecution under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 (Pub. L. 99-474) and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act of 1996 (Pub. L. 104-294), (18 U.S.C. 1030), or other applicable criminal laws. Anyone using or accessing this system expressly consents to such monitoring.

Disclaimer for Hypertext Links

Neither Lake County Transportation Alliance nor its contributors are responsible for the content of any off-site web sites that are referenced by or that reference Lake County Transportation Alliance's web site. The user acknowledges that neither Lake County Transportation Alliance nor its contributors are responsible for any defamatory, offensive, misleading or illegal conduct of other users, links, or third parties and that the risk of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with the user.

Links from Lake County Transportation Alliance web pages on the WWW to other sites, or from other sites to Lake County Transportation Alliance's web site do not constitute an endorsement by Lake County Transportation Alliance. These links are for convenience only. It is the responsibility of the user to evaluate the content and usefulness of information obtained from other sites.

Disclaimer of Lake County Transportation Alliance Information

All information provided by Lake County Transportation Alliance on this web site is made available to provide immediate access for the convenience of interested persons. While Lake County Transportation Alliance believes the information to be reliable, human or mechanical error remains a possibility. Therefore, Lake County Transportation Alliance does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or correct sequencing of the information. Neither Lake County Transportation Alliance, nor any of the sources of the information, shall be responsible for any error or omission, or for the use of, or the results obtained from the use of, this information.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

Reference herein to any specific commercial products, processes, or services by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by Lake County Transportation Alliance.