Disclaimers

Agreement

Access to and use of the County of El Dorado’s website is provided subject to these terms and conditions. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY AS USE OF THIS SITE CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

Disclaimer of Liability

Materials and information on the County of El Dorado’s website are provided as a public service and intended to afford general guidelines on matters of public interest. Accordingly, the information in this site is not intended to serve as legal, medical, or financial advice. Users are encouraged to consult with appropriate and accredited professional advisors for advice concerning specific matters before making any decision. Any person or entity that relies on information contained herein does so at his or her own risk.

Under no circumstances shall the County of El Dorado, its elected officials, employees, and content contributors, ("County") shall be held liable for any improper or incorrect use of the information described and/or contained herein and assumes no responsibility for anyone's use of the information. In no event shall the County be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, procurement or substitute goods or services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption) however caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability, or tort (including negligence or otherwise) arising in any way out of the use of this site or the materials and information contained on this site, even if advised of the possibility of such damage. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury, including but not limited to those caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of record, whether for breach of contract, tortious behavior, negligence or under any other cause of action.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Accuracy of Data

Every attempt has been made to ensure the information contained on this site was accurate in all material respects at the time of publication. Although the data found using the County’s access systems have been produced and processed from sources believed to be reliable, no warranty, expressed or implied, is made regarding timeliness, accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability or usefulness of any information contained on the pages of this site. This disclaimer applies to both isolated and aggregate uses of the information.

The County provides this information on an "as is" basis. The County does not warrant that any defects will be fixed. All warranties of any kind express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, freedom from contamination by computer viruses and non-infringement of proprietary rights are disclaimed.

Changes are made periodically to County documents, including the County Ordinances, County Board of Supervisors documents, County regulations, guidelines, and schedules, and these changes may or may not be reflected in the materials or information present on this website. Additionally, because the site is frequently under development, materials and information may be deleted, modified or moved to a different part of the site without advance notice. The County reserves the right to make changes, corrections and/or improvements and updates to the information at any time and without notice. If you find any errors or omissions, we encourage you to report them to the County of El Dorado by emailing our webmaster at edcquestions@edcgov.us.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

The County of El Dorado may be a distributor of content sometimes supplied by third parties. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and do not necessarily state or reflect the views, policies or practices of the County and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes. Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the County.

When visiting the County’s website, your web browser may produce pop-up advertisements. These advertisements were most likely produced by other websites you visited or by third party software installed on your computer. The County of El Dorado does not endorse or recommend products or services for which you may view a pop-up advertisement on your computer screen while visiting our site.

Disclaimer of Duty to Continue Provision of Data

Due to the dynamic nature of the Internet, resources that are free and publicly available one day may require a fee or restricted access the next. The documents and related graphics published on this server could contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. The County and/or its respective agencies and programs may make improvements and/or changes in the information and/or programs described herein at any time so the location of information, services or webpages may change as menus, home pages, and files are updated or reorganized. The County does not warrant that the service will be uninterrupted or error free.

Disclaimer for External Links

The County of El Dorado’s website may contain hypertext links to other related Internet sites and resources. The County is not responsible for the contents, quality, or accuracy of any off-site materials referenced or linked through the County’s website. By using the County’s website, the user specifically acknowledges and accepts that the County and its contributors are not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality or decency for any materials stored on other Internet sites, nor are they liable for the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of other users, links, or third parties and the risk of injury from the off-site content. Links from the County’s website to other sites do not constitute an endorsement from the County. These links are provided as a convenience for County website users and as an information service only. It is the responsibility of the user, or in the case of a minor, the parent/guardian, to restrict access to the Internet, to evaluate the content, quality, accuracy, and usefulness of materials or information obtained from other sites. Since the County is not responsible for the contents of these outside resources, any concerns should be directed to its site administrator or webmaster.

If you have obtained information from any of the County's webpages from a source other than the County pages, be aware that electronic data can be altered subsequent to original distribution. Data can also quickly become out of date. It is recommended that careful attention is paid to the contents of any data associated with a file, and that the originator of the data or information be contacted with any questions regarding appropriate use.

Indemnification

To the extent permitted by applicable law, by using the County of El Dorado’s website, the user agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless, the County, from and against all claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising out of the user's use of this site or materials and information contained on this site.

Jurisdiction/Choice of Law

This website is governed and construed by the laws of the State of California. Any use of the website shall comply with all County, State and Federal laws and regulations. Construction of the disclaimers and resolution of disputes thereof are governed by the rules and regulations of the County of El Dorado and shall apply to all uses of this data and this system. By use of this system and any data contained therein, the user agrees that use shall conform to all applicable laws and regulations and user shall not violate the rights of any third parties.

Unless otherwise specified, the materials in this site are presented solely for the purposes of entertainment and the promotion of products and services available in the United States. We control and operate this site from our office in Placerville, California, U.S.A. We make no claims that our content is appropriate for use outside of the United States. If you choose to use this site from outside of the United States, you are solely responsible for compliance with your local laws.

Conditions of Use

As a condition of your use of the County of El Dorado’s website, you warrant to the County that you will not use the County’s website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the County’s website in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the County’s website or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the County’s website. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the County of El Dorado’s website.

Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this website are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under state Computer Trespass law and federal statutes including the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act. We monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or to otherwise cause damage to the County’s website. Anyone using this website expressly consents to such monitoring.

Communications to the County via this website shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal or official notice to the County of El Dorado, its agencies, officers, employees, representatives or agents with respect to any existing, pending or future claim or cause of action against the County of El Dorado or any of its agencies, officers, employees, representatives or agents where notice is required by Federal, State or local law. Nor shall communications to the County via this website be deemed to constitute legal or official notice for any other purpose.

Exceptions to Disclaimers

Certain State laws do not allow limitations on implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of certain damages. If these laws apply to you, some or all of the disclaimers, exclusions, or limitations may not apply to you, and you might have additional rights.

Modification of These Terms of Use

The County of El Dorado reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the County’s website is offered.

Copyright

Except for the third party materials, the materials and information on this site were generated, compiled, or assembled at public expense and are freely available for non-commercial, non-profit making use, provided the user keeps intact all associated copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices. It would also be appropriate to give credit to or to reference the County of El Dorado as the source of any information gathered from this website. The materials and information on this site may not be "mirrored" on another server without the written permission of the County of El Dorado.

The County of El Dorado’s Seal and other Official symbols or graphics may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not Official County Business or in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among the users of this or other websites, or the public. All other seals, graphics or trademarks of organizations not affiliated with the County that appear on this site are the property of their respective owners.

In addition, copyrighted databases and other electronic material beyond the County’s control may be linked from various sections of this website. This material may be protected by U.S. and International Copyright laws, and you are legally bound by the copyright notices on those systems. In order to use any information on this website not owned or created by the County, you must seek permission directly from the owning sources.

For copy or use of information on the County of El Dorado’s website that is outside of the Fair Use provisions of copyright law, or if you have any questions on using material on the County’s website, please use our contact form to e-mail the Webmaster.

Subscription and Syndication Services

The County of El Dorado's subscription notifications and web-feed syndication services are courtesies provided to our customers and are not a substitute for official means of notification where such exist. The County is not liable for any loss or inconveniences to subscribers if the service fails to provide timely notification, or even fails to provide notification at all, whether or not the County is at fault.