Privacy Policy


Choice to Provide Information

There is no legal requirement for you to provide any information at our website. However, our website will not work without routing or client information and the essential technical information. Failure on the part of your browser to provide nonessential technical information will not prevent your use of our website. However, certain features on this website may be inoperable without the requested information. Failure on the part of your browser to provide optional information will mean that a particular feature or service associated with certain parts of this website may not be available to you.

Length of Time Information is Retained

We may keep your information indefinitely, or we may delete expired transaction routing information to free up server space. We do not try to obtain any information to link it to the individuals who browse our website. On rare occasions when a hacker attempts to breach computer security, logs of routing information are retained to permit a security investigation and in such cases may be forwarded together with any other relevant information in our possession to law enforcement agencies.


Because of the dynamic nature of this website, we may place a “cookie” on your computer to enable us to enhance your visit to this website. We will only place the cookie on your computer if you request an enhancement or service that requires the use of a cookie. You will receive a warning prior to the cookie being placed on your computer. We do not gather any information from the cookie placed on your computer. You may contact the Stafford County Webmaster to find out how to remove the cookie, should you choose to have it removed from your computer.

Links to Other Websites

Our website contains links to other websites maintained by other public and private entities. We do not control their privacy practices.

FOIA Disclaimer

Any e-mail or other correspondence sent to any public official and/or employee of Stafford County in the transaction of public business is considered a public record, and such records are subject to the Virginia Freedom of Information Act. This means that Virginia law generally requires the County to provide a copy of any such e-mail, upon request, for inspection and copying to any citizen of the Commonwealth or to any member of the news media.