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Privacy Policy

Notice to California Residents . Your California Privacy Rights: California resident, you have the right to receive: a) information identifying any third party company(ies) to whom The City of Carmel-by-the-Sea may have disclosed, within the previous calendar year, personal information pertaining to you and your family for that company’s direct marketing purposes; and b) a description of the categories of personal information disclosed. To obtain such information, please email your request to

The City of Carmel-by-the-Sea is dedicated to protecting your privacy as you use our web sites. Our policy is that no personal information will be collected about you unless you choose to provide it, and that any personal information which you provide us will be safeguarded and not shared with others for any reason.

If during your visit to our site you only browse, read pages or download material, we can not collect any information that will identify you personally, or determine your e-mail address.

We provide forms and links in places throughout the sites for you to send comments, to ask for more information, and to report problems you may experience on our site. Even if you e-mail us through one of our response forms on the site, we cannot determine your e-mail address unless you include it in your response.

Our site contains many links to other sites. Please remember that our privacy policy does not apply to other sites and that we cannot be responsible for their privacy policies, if any.

If subscribing to our electronic newsletter, you have the option of having your personal information deleted from the database and stop receiving communications from us. Please click the"Unsubscribe" button at the bottom of any e-newsletter you receive, or send an email asking to be removed from the list.

Participation in any City of Carmel-by-the-Sea sponsored contests and sweepstakes may also require the disclosure of contact and demographic information. This information is necessary to contact potential winners. It will not be used to send you promotional information unless you have indicated that you wish to receive such correspondence.

Please remember that no one can guarantee the complete security of information transmitted over the Internet. Therefore, you should be careful about the personal information which you provide to us or any other site. Rest assured that we will do everything we can to safeguard your information.

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or your dealings with this site, please contact us at