City of Montebello Website Policy and Disclaimer

Introduction

The City of Montebello (“City”) provides this website (www.cityofmontebello.com)(“website”) as a public service. The website is a supplement to, and not a replacement for, information available from City offices. The City reserves the right to determine what information shall and shall not be placed on the website. The City is providing this policy
to explain its online information practices and the choices you may make about the way your information is collected and used by the City. By accessing the website you agree to comply with the outlined policy’s terms of use.

Terms of Use

This website is governed and controlled by the statutes and ordinances of the State of California and the City and the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. All use of the website shall conform to all City, State and federal laws, rules and regulations. Your use of the website constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or alter information on this website are strictly prohibited. Violators will be prosecuted. The City reserves the right to periodically change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the website is offered.

No Unlawful or Prohibited Use

As a condition of your use of the website, you warrant to the City that you will not use the website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the website in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the website or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the website. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the website.

Privacy Policy

The City strives to maintain your online privacy and the confidentiality of personal information you may provide while interacting with us online. Our policy is to collect no personal information about you when you visit the website, unless you affirmatively choose to make such information available to us. If you choose to share personal information, such as sending a message, or filling out an electronic form with personal information, this information will be used to fulfill the purpose for which the information was submitted. This may require that the information be shared with another City department. This information is not shared with or sold to any other organizations outside of the City. However, the City does cooperate with law enforcement agencies in their official investigations and, will provide them with any requested information the City may possess from any source. The City is subject to the California Public Record Act, California Government Code section 6250 et seq. Government Code section 6250 finds and declares that access to information concerning the conduct of the people's business is a fundamental and necessary right of every person in this State. Any information provided to the City through the website is subject to the same laws as information provided to the City on paper. Therefore, all information collected on the website may become public record and subject to inspection by the public, unless exempted by law. Persons submitting email comments or questions to the City or to City officials or employees should be aware that the City cannot guarantee, nor does it represent that such communications will remain private or confidential. Similar to mailed or delivered comments, comments received via email may become subject to public disclosure under the California Public Records Act and/or part of the discovery procedure in a civil lawsuit.This privacy policy is subject to change at any time by the City.

Links to External Sites

This policy specifically addresses links created on the website. The City links to websites to support the purposes and policies of the City's website, departments and divisions. These links are provided for your reference and convenience only. The City does not control other websites and is not responsible for their content. The inclusion of links to other websites does not imply any endorsement of the material or viewpoints on those websites or any association with their operators. By using the website you acknowledge and accept that the City is not responsible for any materials stored on other websites, nor is the City liable for any inaccurate, defamatory, offensive, or illegal materials found on other websites, and that the risk of injury from viewing, hearing, downloading, or storing such materials rests entirely with you. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the policies of that site. The City makes no representation concerning the accuracy, copyright compliance or legality of material found via links to outside web pages. The City does not provide links to any person, group, or company that promotes activities or ideas that are contrary to or in opposition to the adopted budget and other policies of the City. External links are provided only to: (a) governmental entities or agencies that receive a majority of their funding from governmental entities; (b) select non-profit organizations and local businesses that the City believes to be of interest to the majority of citizens and visitors, and which promote and enhance the interests of the City government; and, (c) major local news media. The City reserves the right to refuse to post any link.

Copyright

All materials posted on the website is copyrighted 2005 City of Montebello, California. All rights reserved. However, you are free to view, copy, print and distribute material from this site, as long as: the material is used for information only and is used for non-commercial purposes only, and any other reproduction, retransmissions, or republication of all or part of any document found on this site is expressly prohibited, unless explicitly granted by the City.

Accessibility

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City is committed to making its website accessible as outlined in the Federal government’s recommendations "Accessibility of State and Local Government Websites to People with Disabilities." The City will implement these standards on new pages and older pages as they are modified. Questions or comments about this policy should be directed to the City Webmaster at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Jurisdiction

These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any principles of conflict of laws. By accessing the website, users agree that any action at law or equity arising out of or relating to the terms of this website policy shall be filed only in the state or federal court located in Los Angeles, California and users hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such court for the purposes of litigating any such action. If any of these terms or provisions shall be deemed unlawful, void, or any reason unenforceable, then that term or provision shall be deemed severable from the remaining terms and provisions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining terms and provisions. This is the entire agreement relating to the subject matter herein and shall not be modified except in writing and signed by all authorized parties.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

Reference on the website to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer or otherwise, does not constitute or imply an
endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the City. The views and opinions of the authors of documents published on the website do not necessarily state or reflect the opinion of the City, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

Disclaimer of Liability

The City shall not be held liable for any improper or incorrect use of the materials or information contained on this website and assumes no responsibility for any user’s use of the website. In no event shall the City be liable for any damages, whether direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary or consequential (including, but not limited to, business interruption or loss of use, data, or profits) regardless of cause, and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability, or tort (including negligence or otherwise) arising in any way out of the use of this website or the materials and information contained on this website, even if advised of the possibility of such damage. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury, including but not limited to those caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay, computer virus, communication line failure, theft, or destruction of data, whether for breach of contract, tortious behavior, negligence, or under any other cause of action. Users are encouraged to consult with appropriate and accredited professional advisors for advice concerning specific matters before making any decision, and the City disclaims any responsibility for positions taken by individuals or corporations in their individual cases or for any misunderstanding and losses, directly or indirectly, on the part of the users.

Disclaimer of Warranties/Accuracy and Use of Information

THIS SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE CITY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND TITLE TO ANY OF THE MATERIALS PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE. YOU SHOULD NOT ASSUME THAT THIS SITE IS ERROR-FREE OR THAT IT WILL BE SUITABLE FOR THE PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WHICH YOU HAVE IN MIND WHEN USING IT. The City does not warrant or make representations or endorsements as to the quality, content, or accuracy of the information, text, graphics, links and other information contained on this website or any other website. Such materials have been compiled
from a variety of sources and are subject to change without notice from the City as a result of updates and corrections. To the extent allowed by the California Public Information Act and otherwise legally permissible, commercial use of the materials is prohibited without the written permission of the City . All service marks and trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Communications made through Email shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal notice to the City or any of its Divisions or Departments, officials, officers, employees, agents or representatives, unless otherwise mandated by law. Changes are made periodically to many City documents, including municipal codes, regulations, guidelines, and schedules, and these changes may or may not be reflected in the materials or information present on the website. Additionally, because the site is frequently under development, materials and information may be deleted, modified or moved to a different part of the site without advance notice. The City cannot certify the authenticity of information that originates from third parties.

Indemnity

To the extent permitted by applicable law, by using the website you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the City and its officers, directors, and employees from and against all fines, suits, proceedings, claims, causes of action, demands, or liabilities of any kind or of any nature arising out of or in connection with your use of this website.

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