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Privacy Policy and Disclaimer

Thank you for visiting the City of Galt (“City”) website and for reviewing our privacy policy and disclaimer statement . This statement is intended to inform users about information on the City’s website and its use. As enhancements to the website continue to be made, the City reserves the right to modify this disclaimer statement without notice.

Disclaimer of Liability
This website is operated and maintained by the City for the purpose of providing information on matters of general public interest. While the City attempts to maintain accurate and up-to-date information on its website, neither the City, nor any of its officers, employees, agents, or representatives make any claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of this information and expressly disclaim liability for any errors or omissions. Material on the site has been compiled from a variety of sources and is subject to change without notice.

The City is not responsible or liable for any viruses or other contamination of your system, nor for any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions arising out of your use of the website. This website, and all materials contained on it, including hyperlinks to other websites, are distributed and transmitted “as is” without warranties of any kind, expressed, implied or statutory, including without limitation the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and freedom of infringement on the rights of third parties.

Under no circumstances shall the City be liable for any actions taken or omissions made from reliance on any information made available through the City’s website, nor shall the City be liable for any other consequences from any such reliance. The City is not responsible for any special, indirect, incidental or consequential damages that may arise from the use of, or the inability to use, the site and/or the materials contained on the site. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on the City’s website are strictly prohibited.

Copyrights
Unless a copyright is indicated, the information on this site is freely available for non-commercial, non-profit use. If a copyright is indicated on any materials displayed on our website, permission to copy these materials must be obtained from the original source. Commercial use of City’s materials is expressly prohibited without the written permission of the City.

Indemnification
To the extent permitted by applicable law, by using the City website, the user agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the City, its directors, officers, employees, agents, and representatives from and against all claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees arising out of the user's use of this site or materials and information it contains.

Links to Other Websites
The City’s website may contain hypertext links to other websites on the Internet. The City is not responsible for the contents or accuracy of materials on other sites that are referenced or linked through the City’s website or for the practices of other site operators. When users link to other Internet websites, they are no longer on the City site and are subject to the privacy and disclosure practices of the new website. Links to other sites are provided for informational purposes only. They do not constitute an endorsement by the City.

Legal Notice to the City
Communications made through the City’s e-mail messaging system or website shall not be deemed to constitute legal notice to the City, or any of its directors, officers, employees, agents, or representatives, with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of action against the City or any of its directors, officers, employees, agents or representatives, where notice to the City is required by any federal, state or local laws, rules, or regulations. No communication to the City made through this website shall be deemed to constitute legal or official notice for any purpose.

Privacy Policy
The City may analyze user traffic patterns on our website from information automatically provided by external browsers that visit our site. The statistical information gathered would be used solely to measure site and server performance and to improve the content of our website to better serve the public. The City does not use the information automatically collected to ascertain personally identifiable information, nor will the City sell, rent or publish any of our visitors’ personal or private information. In addition, the City will not reveal any personally identifiable data to unaffiliated third parties for their independent use, unless required to do so by law.

Accessibility
The City is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). Reasonable accommodations, including equal access to information and materials provided on our website, will be provided upon request. Requests for reasonable accommodations should be directed to the City at (209) 366-7130 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding state and federal holidays.

Last updated: 7/24/2009 3:07:55 PM