Privacy Policy

Information Provided Is Secure

Franklin County government respects your privacy! The information below explains how the county gathers information on this website and the technology the county uses to ensure that your information is private and secure.

Collecting Information

The information that you provide in an online form or email message is used solely to fulfill your online request. The county does not share, sell, or trade any information collected on this website; however, please be aware that pursuant to Virginia Code section 2.2-3700 et seq. (Virginia Freedom of Information Act), information you provide may be considered to be a public record and subject to disclosure if requested by a citizen of the Commonwealth of Virginia or a media outlet broadcasting or publishing within the Commonwealth.

Providing External Links

The Franklin County website contains hyperlinks to sites on the World Wide Web that are neither controlled nor sponsored by the Franklin County government. These hyperlinks are included solely for their value as reference, research or educational tools. Inclusion of any hyperlink should not be interpreted as an endorsement or validation by the County of Franklin of the site or the site’s content.

Third Party External Links

When a link on the county’s website directs you to a third party’s site, the county encourages you to read that third party’s privacy statement to learn of that party’s privacy practices.

Ensuring Confidentiality

The County endeavors to regulate information that can enter and exit the County’s network. This ensures that only authorized access occurs and that information remains confidential. The county also utilizes SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) technology to encrypt your sensitive information that you send to us using our online forms or applications.