Terms & Conditions of Use

 

Terms and Conditions of UseDisclaimerPrivacy Statement

General Terms of the Agreement
Your access to and use of the Charles City County Web Site is subject to the following terms and conditions, as well as all applicable laws.  Your access to the Site is in consideration for your agreement to these Terms and Conditions of Use.  By accessing, browsing, downloading information, and using the Site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these Terms and Conditions of Use.  Sections of the Site contain hyperlinks to other sites outside of the control of Charles City County.  These terms and conditions apply only to this and other sites under the control of Charles City County.  United States and foreign copyright laws and international conventions protect the contents of the Site.  You agree to all copyright notices.  Also see Disclaimer.

 

Modification of the Agreement
Charles City County maintains the right to modify these Terms and Conditions of Use without notice.  However, at the discretion of Charles City County, modifications may be made by the County by posting notice of such modifications on this page.  Any modification is effective immediately upon posting the modification, unless otherwise stated.  Your continued use of the Site following the posting of any modification signifies your acceptance of such modification.  You should periodically visit this page to review the current Terms and Conditions of Use.

 

Conduct
You agree to access and use the Site only for lawful purposes.  You are solely responsible for the knowledge of and adherence to all laws, rules and regulations pertaining to your use of the Site.  By accessing the Site, you agree that you will not:

• Use the Site to commit a criminal offense or to encourage others to conduct that would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to a civil liability;

• Post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, libelous, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, profane or otherwise objectionable content;

• Use the Site to impersonate other parties or entities;

• Use the Site to upload any content that contains a software virus, “Trojan Horse” or any other computer code, files or other programs that may alter, damage, or interrupt the functionality of the Site or the hardware or software of any other person who accesses the Site;

• Upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any materials that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or contractual relationship;

• Alter, damage, or delete any content posted on the site;

• Disrupt the normal flow of communication in any way;

• Claim a relationship with or speak for any business, association, or other organization for which you are not authorized to claim such a relationship;

• Post or transmit any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, or other forms of solicitation;

• Collect or store personal information about other living persons.

 

Termination of Use
Charles City County may, in its sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to and use of the Site without notice and for any reason, including for violation of these Terms and Conditions of Use or for other conduct which Charles City County, in its discretion, believes is unlawful or harmful to others.  In the event of termination, you are no longer authorized to access the Site and Charles City County will use whatever means possible to enforce this termination.

 

Copyright
All images and text on the Charles City County Web Site are copyrighted by Charles City County, or are used by express written license with the copyright holder, and are protected by applicable law.  Anyone wishing to use Charles City County images, text or graphics should contact Charles City County to obtain a license or permit.  Republication or redistribution of this content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Charles City County.  Charles City County diligently protects its property and will take all steps to prevent unpermitted use, up to, and including, litigation and criminal prosecution.

 

Disclaimer

 

External Links
Some hyperlinks on the Site lead to web sites that are not operated by Charles City County.  Charles City County does not control these web sites, nor does it review or control their content.  Charles City County provides these hyperlinks to users for convenience.  The hyperlink does not imply an endorsement of products, services, or information, and does not imply an association between Charles City County and the operators of the hyperlinked web site.

 

Indemnity
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Charles City County and its employees from any and all liabilities and costs incurred by Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim arising from any breach by you of the Terms and Conditions of Use, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs.  You agree to cooperate as fully as may be reasonably possible in the defense of any such claim.  Charles City County reserves the right to assume, at its own expense, the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you.  You in turn shall not settle any matter without the written consent of Charles City County.

 

Disclaimer of Warranty
You expressly understand and agree that your use of the Site, or any material available through the Site, is at your own risk.  Neither Charles City County nor its employees warrant that the Site will be uninterrupted, problem-free, free of omissions, nor do they make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the use of the Site.  The content and function of the Site are provided to you “as is,” without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or use, or “currentness.”

 

Limitation of Liability
In no event will Charles City County or its employees be liable for an incidental, indirect, special, punitive, exemplary, or consequential damages, arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site, including without limitation, loss of revenue, anticipated profits, loss of good will, loss of business, loss of data, computer failure or malfunction, or any and all other damages.

 

Privacy Statement

 

Policy
Charles City County will collect no personally identifiable information about you when you visit our website except where you choose to provide that information to us. We do not give, share, sell, or transfer any personal information to a third party without consent.

 

Usage of Cookies
The Site does not place or enable “cookies” on your computer.  The County does analyze user traffic patterns on our web portal from information automatically provided by your browser when you visit our site. We use the statistical information gathered to measure site and server performance and continually improve the content of the Site to better serve you. The County does not use the information automatically collected to ascertain personally identifiable information.

 

Links to Other Sites
The Site contains hyperlinks to web sites created and maintained by organizations other than Charles City County. The privacy policies and procedures described here do not necessarily apply to those sites as they are not under our control. We suggest contacting these sites directly for information on their data collection and distribution policies.

 

Site Security
Charles City County monitors network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or to otherwise cause damage to the Site. Anyone using this Site consents to such monitoring. Charles City County has security measures in place to protect against loss, misuse and alteration.

If you have any questions regarding these Terms & Conditions or your interaction with this Site please contact us at info@charlescity.org.