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Legal Disclaimers and Privacy Statement


Legal Disclaimers and Privacy Statement
Revised: February 2016

Legal Disclaimers The City of Richmond Heights (hereinafter “City”) maintains this Internet website (hereinafter “Site”) as a public service. Although the information and recommendations published on this Site (hereinafter “Information”) are presented in good faith and believed to be correct, portions of the Information published on this Site may be incorrect or outdated.

The City, its instrumentalities, officers, and employees make no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness, adequacy, or timeliness of the Information published on the Site and expressly disclaim liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this Site, including, but not limited to direct, incidental and consequential damages. Under no circumstance will the dissemination of Information on this Site by the City create a right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or equity, by a party who chooses to rely upon such Information against the City, its instrumentalities, officers, employees, or any other person(s).

Your use of the Site is at your own risk. Neither the City, nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering the Site is liable for any damages arising out of your access to, use o f, or inability to use, the Site and the materials contained thereupon, whether such materials are provided by the City or a third party. This includes damages to your computer system or other equipment caused by viruses or other contamination.

Communications to the City via the Site shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal or official notice to the City, its agencies, officers, employees, representatives or agents with respect to any existing, pending or future claim or cause of action against the City 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 City via the Site be deemed to constitute legal or official notice for any other purpose.

The information and records contained on the Site do not constitute the official record of any agency or entity. If a copy of an official record is needed for evidentiary purposes, the City should be contacted directly.

No information on the Site is intended to serve as professional (i.e., legal, medical, engineering, etc.) advice. Such information should be sought from a professional licensed to practice such profession in the State of Ohio.

As a convenience, the Site provides “hyperlinks” to other Internet web sites that contain information created, published, maintained, or otherwise posted by institutions or organizations independent of the City. The City does not endorse, approve, certify, or control those external web sites or any subsequent links, and the City makes no warranties, guarantees, or representations of any kind as to the accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of information located at those sites. Reference on the Site or any linked external web site to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the City, and the City shall not be held liable for any losses caused by any reliance on such information.

The trademarks, logos and service marks (collectively, the "Trademarks") displayed on the Site are registered and unregistered trademarks of the City and others. Nothing contained in this Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right in and to the Trademarks without the express written permission of the City or such third party.

To the extent that the Site allows pubic content from outside sources such as discussions, chats, postings, transmissions, bulletin boards and the like, the City is under no obligation to monitor or review the contents of such content although the City may do so from time to time. The City assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the content of the Site. The posting or transmission of unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, inflammatory, pornographic or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or would otherwise violate the law is strictly prohibited. The City will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing the City to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials.

The City reserves the right to alter or delete material from the Site at any time without providing prior notice thereof. For comments, suggestions or corrections regarding the information contained on this Site, please contact the Mayor's administrative office at
assistant.mayor@richmondheightsohio.org.

Privacy Statement

No personally identifiable information is collected from visitors who simply browse this Site or who download Information from it, unless the visitor has volunteered personal information for correspondence or any other purposes. While our web servers maintain logs of user activity to help us manage the Site, information stored in these logs or in cookies does not identify you personally.

Any communication or material that you transmit to, or post on, the Site by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions or the like, is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and nonproprietary information. The City may use such communication or material for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and further posting. Currently, e-mail addresses or any personally identifying information volunteered by visitors are not sold or rented to any governmental or commercial entities.

All communications with the City, its officers, or employees via the Site may become part of the public record and may be subject to disclosure under applicable Ohio and Federal statute(s).