The purpose of this site is to provide an alternative venue to the public by providing certain DLBA services in an electronic manner.
Information collected from any user of the DLBA’s website or online services shall be used or disclosed for official purposes only, or to comply with any state or federal law. The DLBA will not intentionally disclose any personally identifiable information of its website users to any third-party, unless for official purposes or as required by law. The DLBA recognizes and respects an individual’s right to web or online privacy, including an individual’s right to privacy under certain state and federal law. The DLBA will adhere to the mandates of such laws. The DLBA also recognizes and respects all state and federal law which may require the DLBA to disclose certain information. They may include requests made under the Michigan Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), subpoenas, court orders, or any other state or federal law, including for law enforcement purposes.
Information Collected by the DLBA
The DLBA will collect information from you as you use this website. Such information may be used for official purposes including but not limited to statistically measuring certain site traffic, improving the website, enhancing its online service capabilities and providing the service(s) requested.
Certain information may be collected from you automatically when you view the DLBA webpages and download information. This may include:
- Your Internet Protocol (IP) address assigned by your Internet Service Provider;
- Your domain name;
- The type of browser and operating system you used;
- The date and time you accessed the DLBA’s website;
- The pages you requested and/or visited;
- The link site from where you were able to obtain certain information.
Certain personal information may be collected from you if you voluntarily provide it. This may include:
- Your name;
- Your date of birth and gender;
- Your marital status;
- Your mailing address, email address, telephone number;
- Credit card and other payment information;
- The last 4 digits of your Social Security Number (if you apply for sales discounts).
The DLBA uses the personal information you voluntarily provide to tailor our site to your needs and preferences and to provide the service(s) you are requesting. The type of personal information the DLBA collects from you will vary with the service(s) being sought.
The DLBA may occasionally share your name and contact information with other governmental entities or nonprofit organizations such as the City of Detroit and the Detroit Building Authority for official purposes only. The DLBA does not sell, rent, or trade your personal information to third parties.
The DLBA may retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide the services requested. The DLBA may also retain your information in order to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
How We Protect Your Information
The DLBA is committed to protecting your information by using industry-standard technologies and practices to protect your personal information under our control and your online transactions with us.
The DLBA will always be committed to protecting your information, but you can help us by creating a strong password and protecting against unauthorized access to your password and your computer. Be sure to sign off when you finish using a shared computer. Do not share your password with anyone, and do not store your password or personal information on any DLBA public device – the DLBA expressly disclaims any responsibility for this action. We cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and by using our website you acknowledge that you do so at your own risk.
You may at any time update and correct your personal information or request to deactivate your account. You may do this through one of the following methods:
- Logging into your account and taking the desired action;
- Providing your request and current contact information through one of the contact methods listed under "Contact Us" below.
Social Media Features
The DLBA’s website includes ways to interact and share using social media through features such as the Facebook "Like" button, the "Share This" button, or interactive mini programs that run on our website ("widgets"). These features may collect information such as your IP address or the page you are visiting on our website and may set cookies to enable the features to function properly.
The DLBA’s website contains links to other websites which are not under the DLBA’s control. The links to the other websites do not constitute nor imply the DLBA’s endorsement of the content, viewpoint, and/or accuracy of information posted on these websites. Providing these links serves only as a convenience to the DLBA’s website users.
The DLBA does not warrant or make any representations as to the quality, content, accuracy or completeness of the information, graphics, links and other items contained on our website. Such materials have been complied from a variety of sources and are subject to change without notice by the DLBA. Commercial use of the information or our online services is prohibited without written permission of the DLBA.
Address: 500 Griswold Street, Suite 1200, Detroit, Michigan 48226
Last updated: October 17, 2019