Privacy Policy

Who we are

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This is the official website of the Pocahontas County Commission, the governing body of Pocahontas County, West Virginia. It is the intent of this website to promote the proceedings of the Commission, to engage the people of Pocahontas County in open and comprehensive discussion and decision making and to comply with West Virginia Code ยง7-1-3rr by providing the contact information for all elected officials, county ordinances, meeting agendas, approved meeting minutes and a schedule of regular meeting days publicly and freely available.

Cookies and Personal Data

we do not use any analytic or advertising cookies to track user behavior. We will never use or sell your personal information for marketing purposes. Any data you submit to this website either by a contact form or other means is accessible only to the person whom you sent the information to, the Pocahontas County Clerk and the website administrator, Geotistics, LLC. While we take reasonable security measures to prevent any unintended access to the data that visitors may submit to this website, any communication sent through this website should NOT be considered confidential. We do not collect any personal data from visitors to this website unless it is voluntarily submitted to us in any of the following ways:

If you join our mailing list, we ask that you provide your email so that we can send you the information you requested. You have the option to opt-out of our mailing list at anytime.

If you submit data on this website either through a contact form or login page, your IP address is logged for security purposes to prevent SPAM communications and unauthorized login attempts to this website. We use CleanTalk Anti-Spam services which processes the following personal data if it exists after a contact form submission: IP address, e-mail, text and values of each filled form field. This is only for security purposes, and never for marketing purposes.

If you use a contact form on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, phone number and email address. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again if you submit another contact form. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.


Data Retention:

If you submit a contact form, the content and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up communications.


Embedded Content from Other Website:

Some content on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

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