Privacy Statement is a service provided by Hamilton County Job and Family Services. We recognize the importance of privacy to our website visitors. This privacy notice applies only to, and Visitors should be aware of the following:

What we collect

Personally identifiable information provided to us through contact forms.

Generic, Internet-user information. It may include:

  • Internet protocol address of the individual computer (or proxy server) making the request,
  • Type of internet browser or computer operating system you are using,
  • Date and time you accessed this site,
  • Webpages visited on this site, and
  • Internet address of the site from which you may have linked to this site.

How we collect information

Personally identifiable information is collected through voluntary disclosure by you through online forms and email questions.

Our website uses log files and web cookies to capture generic, Internet-ser information each time a request is made to view a page within this web site.

What we do with the information we collect

Personally identifiable information you submit through email or online forms is used so that we can answer or process your request as effectively as possible.

All information collected through server log files is used in aggregate form to analyze usage trends and statistics to help us improve our website. It may also be used to identify and respond to threats to the network.

Cookies may be used when necessary to complete a transaction, to process data submitted to us online, or to facilitate an ongoing Internet interaction.

Public records and when we share your information

Ohio public records law requires HCJFS to disclose most documents and records, including electronic records. Therefore, information submitted through this web site may be subject to disclosure pursuant to a public records request.

We will share personally identifiable information submitted through email or online forms with other state, county and partner agencies when necessary to respond to your email request or process your online form.

Any information collected through this website that indicates a threat of harm to people, property or systems or a violations of a law may be shared with law enforcement and used in connection with a criminal investigation, prosecution or other legal proceedings.

Access and dispute of information

Under sections 1347.08 and 1347.09 of the Ohio Revised Code, individuals have access rights to their information maintained in personal information systems. “Access rights” means you have the right, with limits, to inspect, correct, and dispute such information. Hamilton County Job and Family Services maintains a number of personal information systems.

For record-keeping systems not covered by chapter 1347 of the Revised Code, we will work with you to give you the opportunity to inspect, correct or dispute information, if any, about yourself in other records system we maintain, subject to restrictions or limits in Ohio law.

How we protect your information

Hamilton County Job and Family Services requires all of its employees and contractors to respect privacy and protect personally identifiable information regardless of the form and system in which it is kept.