You have the option to do business on-line with the City of Kirkland, including paying for goods and services. Such transactions are allowed only under tightly controlled circumstances, where there are appropriate technological and other safeguards in place to protect financial and other sensitive data. All credit card transactions are encrypted.
The City of Kirkland is responsible for properly securing communications exempt from public disclosure, including financial information.
The design of the electronic commerce systems supported on the City of Kirkland web site is such that financial data remains primarily with financial institutions. Wherever possible, financial information is not seen or collected by the city itself. Instead, designated banks route the data, transfer the funds, and confirm payment to both you and the city. In addition, measures including but not limited to encryption are used to ensure the integrity and security of your financial information.
The provision of this information should not be construed as giving business, legal, or other advice or warranting as fail proof the security of information provided via the City of Kirkland web site.