It is the policy of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the City of Chesapeake that personal information about you will be collected only to the extent necessary to provide the service or benefit desired; that only appropriate information will be collected; that you shall understand the reason the information is collected and be able to examine their personal record which is maintained by a public body.
Gathering Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to the City of Chesapeake websites may choose to interact in ways that require the City of Chesapeake to gather personally identifying information. The amount and type of information gathered depend on the nature of the interaction. In each case, the City of Chesapeake collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction. The City of Chesapeake does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
The City of Chesapeake uses third-party applications in order to provide online transactions such as requesting a service, improving site performance, offering better service, or making various transactions easier.
Records Retention & Freedom of Information Act Laws
Public records will be retained in accordance to records retention laws and provided to the public in accordance with the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Note that information you provide via this website may be kept and provided to the public. Learn more about your rights and our responsibilities under FOIA.