Privacy Policy

Who we are

We are the Sparta Fire Department of Sparta Michigan. Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact Us and other forms

We use the data collected on our contact form, burn permit form, job application form, and other forms to respond to your questions and other requests. The content of your message, your contact information, and other data supplied by you are retained in a database. The data are not used for any other purpose than to respond to queries and are not shared with outside parties.

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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


We track your visit to this website using Google Analytics but do not collect any other data than your IP address, unless you submit a contact form.

Who we share your data with

Your data from contact forms or your IP address is only shared with Sparta Fire Department staff and the web hosting company.

How long we retain your data

There is no expiration date on your data.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Additional information

How we protect your data: Defender Pro

What data breach procedures we have in place: Defender Pro

Plugin: Defender Pro

We use the plugin Defender Pro to protect our website from hacking or breaching attempts.

Third parties

This site is using WPMU DEV third-party cloud storage to store backups of its audit logs where personal information is collected.

Additional data

This site creates and stores an activity log that capture the IP address, username, email address and tracks user activity (like when a user makes a comment). Information will be stored locally for 30 days and remotely for 1 year. Information on remote logs cannot be cleared for security purposes.