Privacy Policy


The City takes your right to privacy seriously, and wants you to feel comfortable using this web site. This privacy policy deals with personally-identifiable information (referred to as "data" below) that may be collected by this site. This policy does not apply to other entities that are not owned or controlled by the City, nor does it apply to persons that are not employees or agents of the City, or that are not under the City's control.

The City is providing this policy to explain our online information practices and the choices you may make about the way your information is collected and used by the City of Oceanside. The following information explains our policy regarding any information you may supply to us when visiting our site. We are a public entity and subject to the California Public Records Act (Government Code Section 6250 et seq.) and its relevant exemptions to disclosure.

  1. On certain occasions, we may give you the option to provide your e-mail address for purposes of correspondence or for City business. The City of Oceanside will not sell or provide e-mail addresses to anyone outside the City of Oceanside, except as required under the Public Records Act or under court order. The goal of collecting email information online is to provide you with the most personalized and effective service possible. By understanding your needs and preferences, the City will be in a better position to provide you with improved service.
  2. Registration to create a user account may allow you to receive information from the City's web site, or participate in certain features of the Web site such as receiving City Council information. By registering, you represent and warrant that all information provided on the registration form is current, complete and accurate and the information belongs to you.  You agree not to impersonate another person by registering under a different name. You must maintain and properly update the registration information on the web site to ensure accurate information is available at all time