Privacy Policy

Last Modified September 29, 2020


The Kane County Recorder (“Recorder”, “us” or “we”) is committed to preserving your privacy and security while viewing our website at (“Site”). This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) outlines how we collect, store, process, transfer, share and use data that identifies or is associated with you (“Personal Information”) and information regarding our use of cookies and similar technologies. Before accessing or using our Websites, please ensure that you have read and understood our collection, storage, use and disclosure of your personal information as described in this privacy policy. 

Why We Collect Information

We may collect and use the analytic information from our own systems and from third parties so that we can serve you better. The information that we collect does not personally identify you. This information includes internet protocol addresses as well as browser, internet service provider, referring/exit pages, search terms, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data. We use this information to analyze trends, track usage, and administer and maintain the Websites.

Personal Information We Collect

We receive Personal Information directly from you when you voluntarily provide it to us as part of submitting a document order through the forms on the Website, including at least:

  • Name
  • Organization Name
  • Email address
  • Street Address, City, State, Zip Code
  • Phone Number

This data is used to provide our account holders with the requested information and services. If you choose not to provide Personal Information, we may not be able to respond to your questions or requests via our web sites. 

For your convenience, we provide links to other useful third-party sites. If you visit these third-party sites, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners or operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site and contact its owner or operator if you have any concerns or questions.

Cookies and Similar Technologies

A “Cookie” is a small text file stored on your computer used to enhance your experience when you browse our Sites and allows us to improve our Sites. We do not use cookies to record any personal information.

Third Party Cookies

These cookies provide information that is used to the help us understand how our Sites are being used, to measure the effectiveness of marketing campaigns, and to help customize the Websites for you. Information gathered from third-party cookies and from your browser can include:

  • IP address
  • Device identifiers (see below for more information)
  • Web browser information
  • Hardware and software information
  • Page view statistics
  • Browsing history
  • Usage information
  • Location information
  • Time of access
  • Managing Cookies

The cookies we use are designed to help you get the most from our Websites but if you do not wish to receive cookies, most browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. Please note that if you choose to refuse cookies you may not be able to use the full functionality of our Sites. These settings will typically be found in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your browser. 

Disabling cookies

The effect of disabling cookies depends on which cookies you disable, but in general, the website may not operate properly if cookies are switched off. See below for details of how to disable cookies in common browsers:

Disabling cookies in Internet Explorer

  • Click the Tools menu and navigate to Internet options.
  • Click the Privacy tab.
  • In the Settings section, click Advanced. The Advances Privacy Settings window opens.
  • Select the appropriate settings.

Disabling cookies in Google Chrome

  • Click the Customize and control Google Chrome menu, and then click Settings.
  • Click Advanced.
  • Navigate to the Privacy and security section, and then click Content settings.
  • Click Cookies and select the appropriate settings.

Disabling cookies in Safari

  • Click the Safari settings menu, and then click Preferences.
  • Navigate to the Privacy tab and select the appropriate settings.

Disabling cookies in Firefox

  • Click the Menu button, and then click Options.
  • Navigate to the Privacy & Security tab and select the appropriate settings.

Disabling cookies in Opera 6.0 and subsequent:

  • In the Files menu, click Preferences.
  • Navigate to the Privacy section and select the appropriate settings.

Changes to This Policy

We may update this Policy from time to time and so you should review this page periodically. When we change this privacy policy in a material way, we will update the “last modified” date at the end of this privacy policy. Changes to this Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.