IMPORTANT! PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE
USING THIS SITE.
Revised: March 17, 2008
Thank you for visiting atlanta-airport.com. The
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
(“HJAIA”) strives to provide online
resources in a safe, secure manner that respects your privacy
when you visit our sites.
This privacy statement addresses the collection, use, disclosure,
and security of information that may be obtained by the City of
Atlanta. In using the HJAIA website, you agree to do so in accordance with the privacy
policies of this statement.
We collect no personal
information about you when you visit the HJAIA Website unless you choose to provide
this information to us. However,
some information is collected and stored automatically.
If you do nothing during
your visit but browse through the Website, read pages, or download information,
the following information is collected and stored automatically from your visit:
- The name of your domain; for example, "xyzcompany.com"
if you use a private Internet access account;
- An IP address; a number automatically assigned to your computer
when you are using the Internet;
- The type of browser and operating system used to access
- The Internet address of the website from which you linked
directly to our site;
- The pages you visit within the portal; and
- The links made to other websites through the portal.
This information is collected for statistical analysis using
third-party or proprietary software programs to create summary
statistics. The statistics are used for the purpose of determining
what information is of most and least interest to all visitors
and identifying system performance or problem areas in order to
better plan future portal enhancements. This information is not
collected for commercial marketing purposes.
If, during your visit to atlanta-airport.com, you voluntarily
provide personally identifiable information, we will collect such
information. Examples of personally identifiable information may
- Your name, address, or phone number;
- An email address if you are communicating to us through email;
- Information you voluntarily submit to
the City of Atlanta
for the purposes of completing or submitting an application
or form online;
- Other information volunteered, such as vendor profile/contact
information, survey information or content of email
In general, please note the information collected, whether or
not personally identifiable, is not limited to text characters
and may include audio, video and other graphic formats you send
us. Information is retained and used in accordance with existing
laws, rules, regulations, and other policies.
Depending on the specific service or transaction, the City of
may share personally identifiable information amongst
its agencies in order to provide such service or complete such
You may choose or opt to voluntarily provide certain personally
identifiable information in order to customize your visits to
atlanta-airport.com. To personalize your experience, you may be
required to register and create an online profile. Information
required during the registration process will include a user name
(which need not be your legal name), a password and a valid email
address. The combined information will most likely constitute
personally identifiable information. You may review, delete or
modify such profile at any time. If you simply wish to view pages
on atlanta-airport.com, or conduct most transactions, you are
not required to use the personalization features.
We will not disclose any personally identifiable information collected
to entities outside of City of Atlanta
departments and agencies
except where you have given us permission, or where the information
is public information under the Georgia Open Records Act O.C.G.A.
50-18-70 et seq., or other applicable laws. Visitors should be
aware that information collected through the portal may be subject
to examination and inspection, if such information is a public
record, or not otherwise protected from disclosure.
The atlanta-airport.com portal may occasionally use "cookies"
to customize your browsing experience. Cookies are simple text
files stored by your web browser and they provide a method of
distinguishing among visitors to the websites, and allowing customized
features such as a "shopping cart" feature for online
purchasing. Cookies created on your computer by using our websites
do not contain personally identifiable information and do not
compromise your privacy or security. You can refuse the cookie
or delete the cookie file from your computer at any time by using
any one of a number of widely available methods.
Several tools, policies and protocols are used to safeguard the
submission of information through the portal. Security measures
have been integrated into the design, implementation and day-to-day
operations of the entire operating environment as part of our
continuing commitment to the security of electronic content as
well as the electronic transmission of information.
For services requiring online financial transactions, atlanta-airport.com
uses the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption protocol to safeguard
your sensitive personal information, including your credit card
number. Information is encrypted from your computer to the portal
computer processing your request.
In order to further secure your privacy, do not divulge any passwords
or sensitive information (e.g. credit card number) to anyone in
a phone call or email. When you are finished with those applications
that are password protected or required the input of your credit
card information, it is always recommended that you close or otherwise
exit the browser page.
Links to Other Sites
Please note that agency sub-portals and/or
specific pages may contain additional or different privacy statements.
The HJAIA Website may
include links to partner sites, especially other federal agencies. In a few cases
we may link to private organizations. When you link to another site, you are no
of Atlanta and HJAIA do not endorse, support or otherwise promote
any private or commercial entity that may be reached through links on our Website.
The City of Atlanta and HJAIA make no claims, promises or guarantees about
the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this Website and expressly
disclaim liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this Website. No
warranty of any kind, implied, expressed or statutory, including but not limited
to opinions or statements made by third parties, information provided by individuals
other than the Website operator, is given with respect to the contents of this Website
or its hyperlinks to other Internet resources.
E-mail is not a secure form of transmission. As such, atlanta-airport.com
does not recommend that you submit sensitive or personally identifiable
information via e-mail. If you choose to provide us with personal
information in an e-mail we may use the email and the information
contained within it to improve our service to you or to respond
to your request. Sometimes, we forward your email to other City
employees who may be better able to help you, and this staff may
be employed by a different agency within the City. Except for
authorized law enforcement investigations or as required by law,
we do not share our e-mail with any other organizations outside
of the public sector.
Changes to This Privacy Statement
Revisions to this Privacy Statement will be posted to this location
so that you will know the type of information we collect and how
that information is used. We will also post the last date of revision
at the top of this page.
Our goal is to provide a private, efficient and friendly digital
If you have comments or questions regarding privacy at atlanta-airport.com,
please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.