Information which you send to us through our Web site (either by e-mail or through other electronic forms) will be treated as follows:

  1. We will keep it no longer than we reasonably believe is necessary.
  2. We will use it only for the purpose for which you sent it.
  3. We will gather aggregated statistical information to ensure the Web site is functioning. You will not be personally identifiable in these data.

Protecting Your E-mail Address

You will not receive unsolicited paper or electronic mail from us as a result of using an electronic form unless we explicitly ask for and get your permission.
We will not pass on your e-mail address or any of your personal details to other organizations.
However, please note that if you choose to make your e-mail address publicly available on our Web site (via our forums, for example), it may be picked up and used by companies who specialize in creating e-mail distribution lists to send you unsolicited e-mail ('spam').


Do not include sensitive personal information by e-mail. It cannot be assumed that this is secure and we cannot accept responsibility for misuse of information intercepted in this way.


This policy applies to SEMCOG's Web site. Other Web sites, linked to from this Web site, have their own privacy policies.


We do not use "cookies" for collecting personal information from the site, other than to see which pages of the Web site have been visited. This helps us to improve the navigation menus used in the Web site, and to make sure that our pages are as up to date as possible.
A cookie is a small piece of information that is placed on your computer by a Web site. They are used to store information about you so that next time you enter the Web site it can customize the Web pages for you, these cookies will remain on your hard disk.

Developing Regional Solutions
SEMCOG is a regional planning partnership of governmental units serving 4.7 million people in the seven-county region of Southeast Michigan striving to enhance the region's quality of life.