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Legal Notice and Privacy Statement for Town Website

Disclaimer of Liability & Endorsement

The content of the this site or any other site, owned, operated, licensed, sponsored or controlled by the Town of Forest Heights, Maryland, U.S.A. (the "Town") comes from a variety of public and private information sources. Although effort has been made to provide complete and accurate information, the information should always be verified before it is used in any way. The Town makes no warranty, express or implied, nor assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information from the service or links to other services.

Any reference obtained from this site to a specific company, commercial product, process, or service does not constitute or imply an endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the Town of the company, commercial product, process, or service.

Notice Specific to Documents Available on this Website

Permission granted for; Permission to use documents (such as reports, publications, press releases, data sheets and FAQs) from this site is granted, provided that (1) that both the copyright notice (if applicable) and this permission notice appears in all copies, (2) use of such documents from this site is for informational and noncommercial or personal use only and will not be copied or posted on any network computer or broadcast in any media, and (3) no modifications of any documents are made.

Permission NOT granted for; Permission to use documents specified above does not include other intellectual properties including the design or layout of this web site or any other site owned, operated, licensed, sponsored or controlled by the Town. Elements of the Town web sites that are protected by trade dress, trademark, unfair competition, and other laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. No logo, graphic, sound or image from any Town web site may be copied, re-transmitted, or used in a manner which suggests the Town's association with or endorsement of any product, service, opinion or cause unless expressly permitted by the Town.

The documents and related graphics published on this site could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. The Town may make changes in the site described herein at any time.

Notice Regarding Documents & Services Available on this Website

Users entering materials on this web site or any other site owned, operated, licensed, sponsored or controlled by the Town are responsible for the content of that material. The Town has no responsibility for the content of any messages or information posted by users or for the content of information of third parties on the Internet, even if accessed through Town pages. The Town does retain the right, which it may or may not exercise, in its sole discretion, to review, edit or delete from the service any third-party material accessed through Town pages which the Town deems to be inappropriate in any way.

In no event shall the Town be liable for any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tort action, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of documents, provision or failure to provide services, or information available from this service.

Links to Third Party Sites

This Town web site has links to other, non-Town, third-party web sites. These non-Town web sites are not under the control of the Town. The Town is not responsible for the contents of any non-Town linked web site or any link contained in a non-Town linked web site, or any changes or updates to such sites. The Town is not responsible for web casting or any other form of transmission received from any non-Town linked site. The Town maintains and provides these non-Town links to you only as a convenience. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by the Town of the linked site.

Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the Town of Forest Heights, Maryland, U.S.A. (the "Town") web site. We take data security and the privacy of your personal information very seriously. The Town is committed to providing you a web site over which you may securely and confidently transact business with the Town.

The Town is dedicated to maintaining your confidence and trust, and accordingly maintains the following privacy policy to protect personal information provided online.

Basic Confidentiality Policy - Personal Information

It is Town's policy that personal information, such as your name, postal and e-mail address or telephone number, is private and confidential. Accordingly, the personal information you provide is stored in a secure location, is accessible only by designated staff, and is used by the Town only for the purposes for which you provide the information. You have the right to inspect and correct web site personal records created by the Town.

Conditional Release of Personal Information to Third Parties

Personal information will not be released by the Town to third parties except to further the purpose for which you provide the information, or if release is required by law or is pertinent to judicial or governmental investigations or proceedings. There are no other circumstances under which the Town will provide or sell personal information to third parties. Certain information does fall under the Public Information Act, and therefore, the Town will adhere to such requests.

Town's Contractual Obligations to CivicPlus Web Hosting Services

The Town's web site is hosted by CivicPlus, a company that hosts and enables development of government websites, and is published with the assistance of certain proprietary software. The Town's website, and the policies and disclaimers stated herein are subject to and conditioned upon a website hosting agreement entered into between the Town and CivicPlus. Any provision herein shall be governed by the terms of said agreement.

Immunities Reserved

Nothing contained herein shall be interpreted to waive, in whole or in part, the Town's governmental immunities (whether statutory or common-law). All such immunities in contract and in tort are hereby reserved.

If you have any questions or concerns on this Legal Notice and Privacy Statement, please do not hesitate to contact us.