If you do nothing during your visit to our website but browse, read pages, or download information, we will gather certain information about your visit. This information is compiled to track web site usage, measure site traffic, improve site navigation and to provide input for technical design specifications. These statistics assist us in better meeting the needs of the Citizens of Town of Brookline. The following information may be collected in aggregate: the date and time you accessed our site, the Internet Protocol Address and domain name used to access the Internet, the type of web browsing software and operating system you used, the web pages you accessed at this site, and various other technical settings. This information is never sold, given, or disclosed to third parties. The Town of Brookline does not use cookies or any other mechanism to capture and maintain information from users without their consent.

You may choose whether to provide personal information online.

We consider "personal information" to be data that makes a person readily identifiable. It may include an individual's name, address, and phone number. A domain name, or Internet Protocol Address, is not considered personal information.

We collect no personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us by sending us email or engaging in an online transaction. Government agencies may require personally identifiable information from you in order to provide requested services, but such information is handled as it would be on an in-person visit to a government office.