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Disclaimer/Terms of Use

Excerpt from:
Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley
Schedule “A” to By-law 14-05
Website Policy

Appendix A

Disclaimer/Terms of Use

The following statements are intended to encourage the responsible use of resources provided by the Township through their website.  Persons utilizing the Township’s official website, www.ektwp.ca, accept and acknowledge the following statements, and agree to abide by the terms of use contained therein:

1.0 Accuracy of Information
1.0 The Corporation of the Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley makes every effort to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of the information provided, however information should be verified independently before being used or relied on by contacting the appropriate department. All information is provided on an “as is” basis without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, statutory or otherwise. The Township does not warrant or make any representations as to the quality, content, accuracy or completeness of the information, text, graphics, links and other items contained on its website. The Township makes no warranties, expressed or implied, as to the fitness of the information for any purposes, or to results obtained by individuals using the information and is not responsible for any action taken in reliance on the information contained herein. Material is provided as general information only and is not intended to provide specific legal advice for any individual and should not be relied upon in that regard.

2.0 External Links From The Township’s Website
2.1 The Township is not responsible for any material stored on other websites, nor is it liable for any inaccurate, defamatory, offensive or illegal materials found on other websites, and that the risk of injury or damage from viewing, hearing, downloading or storing such materials rests entirely with the user.

2.2 External links may be removed or replaced at anytime without notice. The Township reserves the right to refuse or delete any link that is inconsistent with the guidelines established by the Township’s Website Policy.

3.0 Links To The Township’s Website
3.1 The Township welcomes links to its website; however, establishment of a link does not imply any sponsorship of that site by the Corporation of the Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley.

4.0 Content Ownership
4.1 Persons using the Township’s website, acknowledge that content including, but not limited to, text, software, photographs, video, graphics or other material contained in this website may be protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws.

4.2 Content, including code and software, available through the Township’s website may not be modified, copied, reproduced, published, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way inconsistent with the intent of the material.

5.0 Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
5.1 The information accessible on the Corporation of the Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley’s website does not require users to identify themselves, and can be accessed anonymously. The website does not automatically gather any specific personal information from the user, such as the name, home phone number or email address. This type of information is obtained only if the user supplies it.

5.2 From time-to-time the Township’s website may request information via surveys. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary. If the user chooses not to participate in surveys, they will still be able to access the website.

5.3 The Corporation of the Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley does not use or retain personal information that is provided by the user for any secondary purposes unless we clearly notify the user and gain their permission first. The Township will not sell, share, rent or otherwise disclose your personal information to any organization or individual outside the Corporation of the Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley unless we first notify the user and ask permission. The exceptions to this policy of non-disclosure are stated below. The Township may disclose your personal information:

i.)    To companies contracted to process your requests
ii.)    For law enforcement purposes
iii.)   For the purpose of acting in an emergency or in compassionate circumstances to facilitate contact with your next of
kin or friend if you become injured or take ill

To view this By-law, please click here. To view Schedule “A” to By-law 14-05 in its entirety (with highlighted changes from repealed By-law 08-08), please click here.