Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Explicit “Do Not Sell My Personal Information” Request

Even though the City of Alameda does not sell any information collected on this website, we want to offer you the opportunity to explicitly state that you do not want your personal information sold.

To initiate your request, simply contact us through the email link or phone number below. Please be aware, it may be necessary to collect additional information from you to verify any matching records in our system, but that information will also be kept private.


Toll-Free Phone: 510-747-7930

To confirm, any personal information collected on this website is for the sole purpose of providing you with the services and/or information you are requesting, which may include follow-up communications and/or sharing information with third party vendors who help us provide select services.

For your reference:

Your California Privacy Rights

California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits visitors to the Services who are California residents to request certain information, once a year, regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send us an email using the contact information provided above and put “Shine the Light Request” in the subject line of your email.

If you are a California resident, as of January 1, 2020, you have the following additional rights:

  • You have the right to request information about the categories and specific pieces of personal information we have collected about you, as well as the categories of sources from which such information is collected, the purpose for collecting such information, and the categories of third parties with whom we share such information.
  • You have the right to request information about our sale or disclosure for business purposes of your personal information to third parties.
  • You have the right to opt-out of the sale of your personal information to third parties. From January 1, 2020, you can exercise that right through the “Do Not Sell My Personal Information” link in the footer of our website. However, as stated above, we do not sell your personal information.
  • You have the right to request the deletion of your personal information. Please note that notwithstanding your request, California and Federal laws permit us to retain certain categories of personal information for numerous purposes, including to complete a transaction, to perform a contract between you and us, and to comply with a legal obligation, such as a record retention requirement.
  • You have the right to not be discriminated against for exercising any of these rights.

If you would like to exercise one or more of the above rights, please contact us using the contact information above.