This policy is subject to change without notice.
Visitors should be aware that, subject to certain statutory exceptions, most documents and records maintained by Cleveland City Council, including but not limited to electronic data, are public records under Ohio law. Therefore, information submitted through this web site may be subject to disclosure pursuant to a public records request. (Record retention schedule).
In order to generate usage statistics to help us improve our web site, we automatically collect certain information on every visitor to the web site. However, this information does not disclose "personal identifiers" (such as name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, etc.). Each time a request is made to view a page within this web site, our web site creates a log file capturing generic user information. Examples of this type of information include the type of Internet browser or computer operating system you are using, the date and time you accessed this site, the Internet protocol address of the individual computer (or proxy server) making the request, and the Internet address of the site from which you may have linked to this site. All information collected by way of server log files is used in aggregate form only, and may be analyzed for trends and statistics.
ONLINE FORMS AND E-MAIL
This web site will not collect personally identifiable information (such as name, address, telephone number, etc.) unless you provide such information voluntarily. We may ask for such information so that we can tailor interactive features of this web site to your specific interests and needs (including periodically forwarding information that matches your selected interests). You are free to provide or not to provide the requested information. If you choose not to provide this type of information, you can still visit most of the web site, but you may be unable to participate in certain online forums. Any personal information voluntarily provided by visitors, including personal information submitted on online forms and e-mail, will be used for the purposes stated on the web page and may also be shared with other agencies as required by law or pursuant to agency authority. Information submitted through this web site also may be subject to disclosure pursuant to a public records request.
Visitors who submit information via this web site should be aware that data linking your computer to this web site (a "cookie") may be created. Temporary cookies may be used when necessary to complete a transaction, to process data submitted to us online or to facilitate ongoing Internet interaction. Information collected on our web sites, including cookies, may also be subject to disclosure pursuant to a public records request. However, no information collected will be given to or sold to a third party for solicitations and/or advertising.
We take very seriously the integrity of the information and systems that we maintain. Therefore, we have instituted security measures for all information systems under our control. These security measures are designed to identify attempts to tamper with this web site. Information collected through these security measures may be used in connection with a criminal prosecution or other legal proceedings.
LEGAL NOTICES DISCLAIMER
Information on this web site is believed to be accurate but is not guaranteed. Cleveland City Council is neither responsible nor liable for any viruses or other contamination of your system nor for any delays, inaccuracies, errors, or omissions arising out of your use of this web site or with respect to the material contained on the web site, including without limitation, any content posted on this web site. This web site and all materials contained on it are distributed and transmitted "as is" without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation, warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Cleveland City Council is not responsible for any special, indirect, incidental or consequential damages that may arise from the use of, or the inability to use, the web site and/or the content contained on the web site whether the content contained on the website is provided by Cleveland City Council or a third party. Communications through tools provided by this web site shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal or official notice to Cleveland City Council or its representatives with respect to any existing, pending or future claim or cause of action against Cleveland City Council or its representatives where notice is required by Federal, State or local law. No communications to the City via this web site will be deemed to constitute legal or official notice for any other purpose.
Links to third party sites will let you leave Cleveland City Council’s site. The linked sites are not under the control of Cleveland City Council, and Cleveland City Council is not responsible for the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. Cleveland City Council is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Cleveland City Council of the site. No reference to another company's copyrighted materials (brand names, trademarks, etc.) is intended as a challenge to that copyright.
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