Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is for the El Toro Water District website. This policy outlines what information is collected, as well how that information is used and protected on this site. Please check back on this policy regularly, as it is subject to change.

Information Collected and Purpose

El Toro Water District collects anonymous information so as to better understand how the website is used and to improve the user experience. The information collected is used to improve website content and functionality. Examples of information collected include pages visited, and order in which pages are visited.

This website does not collect personally identifiable information on users without permission. Users may voluntarily enter information, such as an email address. By entering an email address, users authorize El Toro Water District to send material via email to the user. Email addresses collected through the website are never sold or given to a third party. Please note that any information submitted or emailed to El Toro Water District may be subject to the Public Records Act.

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to collect information on how the website is used. Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computer that track, save and store anonymous information about user attributes and behavior on the site. Cookies allows El Toro Water District to collect information about how the website is used, and make adjustments to the website based on this information to improve the user experience. The cookies used on the El Toro Water District website collect information based on user’s IP address, and do not collect any personally identifiable information. Examples of information collected include:

  • Geographic Region
  • Device
  • Browser
  • Duration of Visit
  • Pages Viewed
  • Return Visits to Site
  • IP Address of Your Network

Visitors can disable the collection and storage of cookies by adjusting web browser security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors. However, blocking cookies may interfere with some website functionality.

El Toro Water District may use online advertising to help inform people about El Toro Water District services, initiatives and events. El Toro Water District does not collect personally
identifiable information, but El Toro Water District may use anonymous information provided by Google, Yahoo, Microsoft or advertising services (including, but not limited to, Google Analytics, Google AdWords, Bing Search, and Bing Web Tools) to build a user profile and determine user interests. In order to reach an interested audience, advertisers may also use cookies stored on your computer in order to create a relevant advertising experience. This may include not showing an ad repeatedly to the same person.

Websites and social media platforms linked to from this website may have different cookie policies. Check the websites of these entities to learn about their privacy policies and data collection methods.

Contact, Communication & Email

Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely.

This website and its owners use information submitted or collected to provide users with further information about products and services and to assist in answering any questions or queries submitted. This includes subscribing the user to email newsletter(s), but only if express permission was granted for the subscription when the email was submitted, or if the consumer has previously purchased or inquired about purchasing a product or service from the company that the email newsletter relates to. This is by no means an entire list of your user rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. Your details are not given or sold to any third parties.


El Toro Water District uses the Constant Contact newsletter service to communicate with users.

Email marketing campaigns may contain tracking within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. User activity may include: email opens, forwards, the clicking of links within the email content, as well as times, dates and frequency of activity.

This information is used to assess the effectiveness of email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.

Subscribers can unsubscribe to the newsletter at any time. This process is detailed at the footer of each email. To learn more about Constant Contact’s privacy policy visit

External Links

El Toro Water District only links to relevant external sources. However, users are advised to be cautious before clicking any external web links.

External websites may use their own tracking methods. Users should therefore utilize caution in clicking on external links and do so at their own risk. The El Toro Water District website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages caused by visiting any external websites.

Adverts and Sponsored Links

This website may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through El Toro Water District advertising partners, which may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.

Clicking on any such adverts will direct you to the advertiser’s website through a referral program which may use cookies to track the number of referrals sent from this website. This data may in turn be saved on your computer’s hard drive. Users should therefore note that they click on sponsored external links at their own risk and that this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages caused by visiting any external websites.

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken by El Toro Water District through external social media platformsare subject to the terms and conditions listed herein as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform individually. Your personal privacy settings on those platforms may also affect the information that is available to El Toro Water District, the social media platforms and the general public.

This website may use social sharing buttons to help users share web content directly from web pages to the El Toro Water District social media platforms. The social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page through your social media platform account. Check the privacy policy of the social media platform to learn what tracking methods the social sharing button uses.