Sumter County Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the Sumter County website for the Sumter County Board of County Commissioners. Your privacy is very important to us. Our policy is to collect no personal information about you when you visit unless you choose to make such information available to us. 

Collection of Personal Information

When you visit or use one of our mobile applications, we automatically gather and store certain information about your visit. This information does not identify you personally. The only information collected and stored is the internet domain and IP address from which you access our website or mobile app, the type of browser and operating system used to access our site, the date and time you accessed our site, the pages you visited, and the address of the original website if you linked to our website from another website. Analysis of the number of visitors helps us to determine how, where or if the page will be delivered in the future.

To engage in certain activities on the website, mobile application, or to receive some electronic communications, you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself by filling out and submitting an online form. These activities are completely optional.

 How Your Personal Information is Used

Analysis of the number of visitors helps Sumter County to determine how, where or if the page will be delivered in the future. All information collected will be shared only with other Sumter County government agencies or contracted vendors, except as required by law or expressly submitted by you for public display. Your information will never be sold or leased to other organizations.

Public Records 

Due to Florida’s broad public records law, email communications to Sumter County are considered public records and must be made available upon request, unless otherwise exempted or confidential by law. If you choose to share personal information by registering as a user, submitting an electronic form, sending a message or subscribing to Sumter County notices, alerts, or emails, please note that, unless exempted or deemed confidential by law, all information submitted to the County becomes part of public record per Florida Statutes Chapter 119 and must be disclosed upon request. Some of this information may be saved for a designated period of time in order to comply with the State of Florida’s retention schedules.

 Medical Information

The Sumter County Board of County Commissioners Notice of Privacy Practices describes how protected health information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can gain access to this information. Please review it carefully.

Outside Links

Sumter County websites and mobile apps may contain references or hyperlinks to other sites and information located on the Internet. Sumter County has no control over such sites and information, makes no guarantees concerning such sites and information (including the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of any such sites and information) and does not endorse any content or products that may be found or referred on those sites.

Sumter County Mobile App

Sumter County uses a variety of mobile apps. Some have been developed with the assistance of third-party developers. The following is a list of these Sumter County mobile apps and their developers:

  •  SumterFL Library2Go developed by Boopsie
  • Sumter FL 311 developed by SeeClickFix
  • Discover Sumter County, FL by Sumter

 If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact