Privacy Policy

The Douglas County Election Commission is committed to protecting user privacy online. At, we intend to give you as much control as possible over your personal information. The website is intended for use by the general public as a convenient way to access the information and services provided by the Douglas County Election Commission.

The privacy policy describes the types of information we gather when you visit our sites, how we may use that information, and whether the information is disclosed to anyone. The following is the privacy policy for this site (all pages starting with

If you send us an electronic mail message with a question or comment that contains personally identifying information, or fill out a form that emails us this information, the personally identifiable information received will only be used to respond to your request and analyze trends. We may redirect your message to another government agency or person who is in a better position to answer your question.

Information that we collect for statistical purposes

Electronically-generated information about your visit to our site, such as the date, type of browser used, and technical Internet protocol data, is automatically collected. The information collected about each user session from user logs is referred to for statistical purposes.

Information provided through use of interactive forms and functions

Personal information, such as name, address, telephone number, and other personal and business data, provided through interactive forms may be collected to store data. The Election Commission maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect personal information and follow guidelines as outlined under the Nebraska Public Records Statutes.

Use of cookies

The Douglas County Election Commission website does not use “cookies” to collect permanent information. (Note: A cookie file contains unique information a web site can use to track such things as passwords, lists of pages you've visited, and the date when you last looked at a specific page, or to identify your session at a particular web site. A cookie is often used in commercial sites to identify the items selected for a specific shopping cart application.)

Disclosure to third parties

As a governmental agency, we are governed by open records laws. Any information that is received through use of the website is subject to the same provisions as information provided on paper. Otherwise, personal identifying information is not shared or disclosed with any third party without the user’s permission. Statistical analyses or demographics of users may be disclosed to third parties. In some instances, we may operate shared web sites with other organizations. Our privacy policy will apply to these websites, and we require those organizations to adhere to our privacy policy, and will not share personal information with any third party without your permission.

This information is not reported or used in any manner that would reveal personally identifiable information, and will not be released to any outside parties unless we are legally required to do so in connection with law enforcement investigations or other legal proceedings.