City of Larkspur Website Privacy Policy

This policy is for the City of Larkspur website. This policy outlines what information is collected, and how that information is used and protected on this site. Please check back on this policy regularly, as it is subject to change.


Materials and information on the City’s website are provided as a public service and intended to afford general guidelines on matters of public interest. Accordingly, the information in this site is not intended to serve as legal, accounting, or financial advice.

The City of Larkspur links to other websites. These may include links to other government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and private businesses. When a user links to another site, the user is no longer on the City’s website and the City’s policies no longer apply.

Email and Electronic Correspondence

This website does not collect personally identifiable information on users without permission. Users may voluntarily enter information, such as an email address. Information collected through the website is never sold or given to a third party. Please note that any information submitted or emailed to City of Larkspur may be subject to the Public Records Act.

In order to better inform the public, the City sends email correspondence to individuals who have expressed an interest in receiving communications from the City. All correspondence has an “opt-out” option, where individuals can select to not receive future communications. Individuals who “opt-out” of email correspondence from the City (such as newsletters) may receive correspondence from the city in the future on essential items (such as legal notices and emergency notifications). Direct email from staff regarding City business is not subject to an “opt-out” option.

Communications made through the City of Larkspur website shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal or official notice to the City, its agencies, officers, employees, representatives, or agents for any purpose.

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to collect information on how the website is used. Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computer that track, save, and store anonymous information about user preferences and behavior on the site. Cookies allow the City of Larkspur to collect information about how the website is used in order to improve the user experience on the website. The cookies used on the City of Larkspur website collect information based on IP address, and do not collect any personally identifiable information. Examples of information collected include:


·        Geographic Region

·        Device

·        Browser

·        Operating System

·        Duration of Visit

·        Pages Viewed

·        Return Visits to Site

·        IP Address of Your Network


The City of Larkspur may use online advertising to help inform people about City of Larkspur services, initiatives, and events. The City of Larkspur does not collect personally identifiable information, but the City of Larkspur may use anonymous information provided by advertising networks to build a user profile and determine user interests. Advertisers may also use cookies.

Websites and social media platforms linked to from this website may have different cookie policies. Check the websites of these entities to learn about their privacy policies and data collection methods.

Visitors can disable the collection and storage of cookies by adjusting web browser security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors. However, blocking cookies may interfere with some website functionality.

Electronic Commerce

Users choosing to engage in electronic commerce (e-commerce) with the City are provided reasonable security measures. E-commerce transactions are performed only under tightly controlled circumstances, where there are appropriate technological and other safeguards in place to protect financial and other sensitive data. The e-commerce opportunities on the City’s website are intended to securely deliver financial data between individuals and institutions involved in a transaction. Wherever possible, financial information is not collected by the City. Rather, designated banks and financial partners route the data, transfer the funds and confirm payment to both the user and the City. The specific terms of service for particular electronic-government capabilities are provided at the access points for the services.

External Links

The City of Larkspur website only links to relevant external sources. The City of Larkspur is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other sites.

External websites may use their own tracking methods. Users should use caution when clicking on external links. The City of Larkspur website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages caused by visiting any external websites.

Social Media Sites

Actions taken by the City of Larkspur through external social media sites are subject to the terms and conditions listed here as well as the privacy policies of each social media site. Your personal privacy settings on those sites may also affect the information that is available to the City of Larkspur, the social media sites, and the general public.

This website may use social sharing buttons to help users share web content directly from web pages to the City of Larkspur social media sites. The social media site may track and save your request to share a web page through your social media account. Check the privacy policy of the social media site to learn what tracking methods the social sharing button uses.