Security Policy

The City of El Paso has taken steps to safeguard the integrity of its data and to prevent unauthorized access to information that is maintained in our computer systems. These measures are designed and intended to: prevent corruption of data, block unauthorized access, and to ensure the integrity of information transmitted from our users while in our possession. The City of El Paso also uses special software programs for monitoring and auditing network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or alter information, or otherwise cause any type of damage to this government computer system. The City of El Paso may also use industry-standard software tools to control access to specific applications and services, and to protect data that is transmitted electronically between users and the City.


WARNING - Unauthorized attempts to upload information, change information or otherwise impede the delivery of services by and on City of El Paso servers is strictly prohibited and may be punishable by law, including the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act. All evidence of criminal activity or information pertaining to such activity will be provided to law enforcement officials.


Some information that you submit through this site is protected by encryption technology, some is not. As a general rule, all personally identifiable information collected through this site is secured and restricted to only those employees who need to know it or to those employees who monitor the status of the computers, or who perform routine maintenance on our computers. Most Internet browsers provide visual cues to the user that a site or page is secure.

At the bottom of the browser window, you should see a key or lock symbol. If the key image is not broken or the lock image appears locked, then you are on a secure site or page. If the key or lock images are not present or appear broken, that page is not secured. If you submit information to our server through a page that contains visible indicators of active encryption technology, we will take reasonable precautions to safeguard the confidentiality of such information in accordance with our website privacy policy. However, no site can protect itself against all eventualities. The user of this web site agrees by its site use that the City of El Paso, its officials and employees will not be liable for any injury caused by the disclosure of your information, whether by security breach, accident, inadvertence, or any other act resulting in disclosure.

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