Individuals who visit the Pittsfield website are important to us. Because visitors to our website are important, we do not capture personal information about them without their permission. We endeavor to collect only the minimum amount of information needed to meet the purposes for which the website was created.


Public Disclosure

All information collected on the Pittsfield website will be treated the same as any written communication and is subject to the confidentiality and public disclosure provisions of 1 MRSA Chapter 13.


Privacy Statement

Visitors to the Pittsfield Website, we may collect some or all of the following information about visitors who view or download information from our websites.

  • Information
    • Date the visit occurred. 
  • Definition
    • Time the visit occurred.
  • Client IP
    • Unique Internet Protocol (IP) address of the website visitor. The IP address recorded is normally that of the visitor's Internet service provider, e.g., aol.com if the visitor connects from an America Online account.
  • Server IP
    • Unique Internet Protocol (IP) address of the State of Maine web server accessed.
  • HTTP Status
    • Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP) error code. E.g., "404 Requested Page Not Found."
  • HTTP Request URL
    • Identifies the web page or file requested by the website visitor.
  • Bytes Sent
    • Amount of data sent from website visitor to the web server.
  • Bytes Received
    • Amount of data sent from the web server to website visitor during that connection.
  • User Agent
    • Type of web browser or another client software that made request to the web server.
  • Referrer
    • Uniform Resource Locator (URL) that referred to the requested file.
  • Protocol Version
    • Version of HTTP used by the visitor's web browser software.


The information we collect is used to improve the content of our web services and help us understand how people are using our services. We analyze our website logs to continually improve the value of the materials available on our site. The information in our website logs is not personally identifiable, and we make no attempt to link it with the individuals that browse our website. Some of this statistical information, such as a running count of the number of visitors, may be displayed on the website or shared with other state governments to aid in the provision of better service to the public.


E-mail Senders

E-mail messages, sent to any Town of Pittsfield address, will be treated the same as any other written communication. They may be subject to public inspection or legal disclosure and may be saved for a period of time before they are destroyed. E-mail or other information requests sent to the Pittsfield website may be maintained in order to respond to the request, forward that request to the appropriate department, or to provide the web designer with valuable feedback to assist in improving the site. E-mail addresses obtained as a result of a request to the Pittsfield site will not be sold or given to private companies for marketing purposes.



We do not use cookies in order to track visits to Pittsfield's web site. The "help" portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies or how to disable cookies altogether. 


Notice of Changes

We will post any substantive changes in this privacy statement at least 15 days prior to the change taking effect. Any information collected under this current statement will remain bound by the terms of this privacy statement. After the changes take effect, all new information collected, if any, will be subject to the revised privacy statement.” 


Copyright Statement 

Unless a copyright is indicated, information on the Pittsfield web site is in the public domain and may be reproduced, published or otherwise used with the Town of Pittsfield's permission. We request only that the Town of Pittsfield be cited as the source of the information and that any photo credits, graphics or byline be similarly credited to the photographer, author or Town of Pittsfield, as appropriate.


Information Disclaimer

The Town of Pittsfield has made reasonably efforts to ensure the accuracy of the information provided in this web site. However, to due to the possibility of unauthorized access to this site, data transmission errors, changes to source material made since the last update to the site, or other human or mechanical errors, the information contained on this web site should not be deemed reliable for legal purposes.


Neither the Town of Pittsfield, nor any department, officer, or employee of the Town of Pittsfield warrants the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published on the Pittsfield website, nor endorses any products or services linked from this system, and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information. Portions of the information may be incorrect or not current. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from this system does so at his or her own risk. Please contact the Town Clerk at Pittsfield to verify the accuracy of the information.


Various websites may be linked through the Pittsfield website. Visitors to those sites are advised to check the privacy statements of those sites and be cautious about providing personally identifiable information without a clear understanding of how the information will be used.


Contact Information

To offer comments about the Pittsfield website or about information presented in this Privacy Statement, contact the Town Clerk.