Privacy Statement

BroadbandBI (Town of New Shoreham) is committed to protecting your privacy on this website. Please read this Privacy Statement carefully so that you understand how your personal data is collected and used.

Types of Information Collected

Contact Forms

When you visit this website and complete the forms, data needed to provide you broadband access and services is collected. This information may include details of the property to be served, owner and or subscriber name and contact information and other information needed to provide you broadband access and services. Contact information collected may be used by the Town of New Shoreham and its agents (collectively, “the Town”) to provide you the broadband access and/or services.

Please note, whenever you (or the Town) send an Internet non-encrypted email communication, it may be accessed and viewed by other Internet users, without your (or the Town’s) knowledge and permission, while in transit. To protect your privacy, please do not use email to communicate information to the Town that you consider confidential.


To help make this website more responsive to the needs of visitors, it uses a standard feature of browser software, called a “cookie”. This helps the website remember information about your visit, such as your preferred language, the browser you use and other settings that can make your next visit easier and the site more useful to you. The cookie does not extract any personal information about you or any documents or data you have on your computer.

Embedded Content from Other Websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Linking to Other Sites

This website may provide links to other websites not owned or controlled by the Town of New Shoreham that may be useful or of interest to you. However, the Town of New Shoreham is not responsible for the privacy practices used by other website owners or the content or accuracy of those other websites. Links to various websites other than this website does not constitute or imply endorsement of any products or services described on other websites, or of any other material contained in them.

Security and Disclosure

The Town of New Shoreham takes precautions to protect your information. When you submit information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

This website uses SSL (Secure Sockets Layer), a standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. SSL ensures that all data passed between the web server and browser remain private.

Unless erroneously provided by a website visitor, this website does not collect any sensitive information that requires encryption.

At no time will the Town of New Shoreham disclose the information collected from you to any third parties, other than as it relates to providing you broadband access and/or services, or as may be appropriate to comply with law, to protect the rights, property or safety of site visitors, the public, or the Town of New Shoreham government and its employees, agents, partners and affiliates.

If at any time you do not wish the Town to contact you using the information collected or have any questions concerning this Privacy Statement, please feel free to contact the Town of New Shoreham at the email address below.

Changes to this Statement

The Town may change this Statement from time to time. When updates are made, the Privacy Statement version date will also be updated to reflect that a revision occurred. You are encouraged to periodically revisit this Statement to see if there have been any changes that may affect you.

This Statement is not intended to and does not create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any party.

Contact Information

Town of New Shoreham (BroadbandBI)
PO Box 220
Block Island, RI 02807

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