Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy
Thank you for visiting the City of Oshkosh website(s) and reviewing our privacy policy. It is the policy of the city that we will not collect any personal information about you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide such information to us.

Personal Information You Provide
If you choose to provide us with personal information - such as in email or by completing other forms which you submit through our website - we use and share this information to respond to your questions or process the forms to complete the requested transactions. Except for these purposes, the information is not shared with the public generally or any other agencies, unless the City is required to do so by law. There is no legal requirement that a person provide a name. Providing a name gives some measure of credibility to the information submitted and also gives the City a point of contact if more information is needed. The City of Oshkosh does not collect information for commercial marketing, nor do we sell your information to private companies.

Information collected and stored automatically
As you browse through the City of Oshkosh website(s), certain statistical information is gathered, so that we can work to try to serve you better in the future. We do this with a tool called Google Analytics which uses a first-party cookie and JavaScript code to collect anonymous traffic data. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:

  • The type of browser and operating system used to access our site
  • Your computer's technical capabilities including screen colors, screen resolution, Flash version, and Java support
  • Network location
  • Internet connection speed
  • Preferred language
  • The date and time you accessed our site
  • The pages you visited
  • If you linked to our website from another website and the address of that website
  • If you reached our website through a search engine and the keyword(s) used

We use this information to help us make the site more useful to our visitors - to learn about the number of visitors and the types of technology our visitors use. We do not track and record information about individuals and their visits.

Protection of Minors
The City of Oshkosh is concerned about protecting the privacy of children. We encourage parents to be involved in their children's Internet explorations. We specifically suggest that children get their parents’ permission before providing any information online - to this or any other site. To the extent that the City is able to identify that a user is a child/minor, the City will take action to protect the child’s information to the extent permitted by law.

Connect Oshkosh Mobile App
The City of Oshkosh is using SeeClickFix, an online and mobile service request system, to power its mobile app and reporting forms. SeeClickFix is an application that allows the City of Oshkosh citizens to report non-emergency related issues to the city. SeeClickFix can be used via the Web on a desktop computer, laptop, mobile phone, or tablet.

SeeClickFix is a public application. The description entered will be visible to the public. Your display name will also be visible unless you choose to submit as Anonymous. Your email address will never be displayed publicly.