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City of Lakewood's Rental Housing Safety Program


Site Privacy and Security Notice

Thank you for visiting the City of Lakewood web site and reviewing our privacy and security notice. The information in this statement and/or the policies described here may change at any time, without prior notice to any visitor. Our privacy policy is very simple. We do not collect personal information about you unless you choose to provide it to us. You will still be able to access the site; however, you will not be able to transact business without providing this information.

We automatically collect statistical information as described below but only to assist us in improving this site.

The City of Lakewood does not:

  • Share any personal information gathered on this web site with other agencies, organizations, or persons unless required by law.
  • Collect and/or sell information for commercial marketing.

Site Security

The City of Lakewood has taken steps to safeguard the information on this site and prevent unauthorized access to information it maintains--including authentication, monitoring, auditing, and encryption. Security measures are taken as a part of the implementation of all software and hardware infrastructure as part of our continuing commitment to risk management. However, we cannot warrant as fail proof the security of information collected or provided via this web site. Unauthorized attempts to change information on this site or upload information are strictly prohibited.

Electronic Commerce

You have the option to do business on-line with the City of Lakewood, including making electronic payments for goods and services. Such transactions are allowed only under tightly controlled circumstances, where there are appropriate technological and other safeguards in place to protect financial and other sensitive data. All credit card transactions are encrypted.

The City of Lakewood is responsible for properly securing communications that are exempt from public disclosure, including financial information.

The design of the electronic commerce systems supported on the City of Lakewood web site is such that financial data remains primarily with financial institutions. Wherever possible, financial information is not seen or collected by the city itself. Instead, designated banks route the data, transfer the funds, and confirm payment to both you and the city. In addition, measures including but not limited to encryption are used to ensure the integrity and security of your financial information.

The provision of this information should not be construed in any way as giving business, legal, or other advice or warranting as fail proof the security of information provided via the City of Lakewood web site.


The City of Lakewood does not warrant the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of the information published on this web site and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by the reliance on such. Portions of such information may be incorrect or not current. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from this site does so at his or her own risk. Furthermore, other sites may link to The City of Lakewood.

The City of Lakewood does not endorse any content, viewpoints, products, or services linked from this site and is not responsible for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of such information.

Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that personally identifiable information that we collect will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Notice.

Internet Terms of Use

This web site is governed by the state of Washington. Any use of the site must comply with all state and federal laws and regulations as well as the policies and disclaimers on this site.