Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy last updated on: 12.20.2019

This policy outlines the types of information we gather when you visit our website, as well as some of the steps we take to safeguard it.

Information collection

We do not collect personal information about you when you visit our website.

We collect limited non-personally identifying information your browser makes available automatically whenever you visit a website.

This information includes the Internet Address of your computer or network, the date, time, and page you visited on our site, your browser and operating system, and the referring page (the last webpage you visited before clicking on a link to our site).

We use this aggregated anonymous information from our visitors to measure server performance and improve site content.

Information you provide

Information volunteered by you through your filling out of our optional online forms may be shared with Town employees and contractors providing services requested by the user via these forms.

We do not give, share, sell, rent or transfer any personal information to a third party.

Site analytics

We use a tool supplied by our website provider CivicPlus, called Piwik Pro, to help understand how visitors interact with our website so that the site can be improved.

You can read Piwik Pro Terms of Use and the Piwik Pro Privacy Policy

Data only used for web statistics

We use the data we collect exclusively for web statistics. This helps us improve our website to meet the needs of our customers. We never pass this data on to third parties.

Which data do we collect?

We collect the following data for the web statistics:

  • Anonymized IP-address by removing the last byte (so instead of
  • Pseudo-anonymized Location of the user (generated from the anonymized IP-address)
  • Date and time
  • Referring page (the last webpage you visited before clicking on a link to our site)
  • Title of the page being viewed
  • URL of the page being viewed
  • URL of the page that was viewed prior to the current page (if the page allows it)
  • Screen resolution
  • Time in local timezone
  • Number of visits
  • Days since last visit
  • Files that were clicked and downloaded
  • Link clicks to an outside domain
  • Page generation time
  • Country, region, city (low resolution based on IP-address)
  • Main Language of the browser
  • User Agent of the browser
  • Keywords entered into our search engine to measure interest in specific topics

How do we store this data?

Our website uses cookies, log files and JavaScript codes to store data. We use the Piwik Pro Web Analytics tool to collect web statistics.

How can I opt out?

Users may opt out of being tracked on this website at any time. Opt out by clicking on the link below. Once you have opted out, your visits to this website will not be recorded by the Web Analytics tool.
NOTE: if you clear your cookies, delete the opt-out cookie, or change computers/eb browsers, you will need to perform the opt-out procedure again.

Do Not Track requests

Do Not Track is a technology that provides users with a simple and persistent choice to opt out of tracking by websites and platforms they visit, including analytics services, advertising networks, and social platforms. Our Web Analytics tool respects users right to restrict data processing and recognizes the Do Not Track browser settings.


The Town of Danville website uses link and search capabilities to navigate publicly available information from dozens of agencies that are not part of the Town website and over whom the Town exercises no control.

The privacy policies and procedures described here do not necessarily apply to those sites.

We suggest contacting these sites directly for information on their data collection and distribution policies.

Site security

We monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or to otherwise cause damage to the site. Anyone using this website expressly consents to such monitoring.

We take appropriate security measures to protect unauthorized access, alteration or destruction of data.

Policy changes

Please note this Privacy Policy can change from time to time. We expect most such changes to be minor, but we will post those changes as they occur.

If you have any questions about our privacy policy please
Email Geoff Gillette