The City of Sedro-Woolley attempts to adhere to the highest of Internet standards, protecting its users' privacy, observing and championing Internet etiquette, linking externally without endorsements, and aiming for factual information throughout. To that end, here's a look at what we expect from users of our site.
AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND THE CITY OF SEDRO-WOOLLEY
The City of Sedro-Woolley Web site and social media platforms are offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of the City of Sedro-Woolley Web site and social media platforms constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions and notices.
This agreement covers the following topics:
- Creating Lists of Individuals for Commercial Purposes
- Public Disclosure
- Availability of the City of Sedro-Woolley Web Site and Services
- Maps and Map Services
- Information Provided
- Third Party Software Recommended for Use with the City of Sedro-Woolley Web Site
- Links to Other Sites
- No Unlawful or Prohibited Use
- Governance and Venue
- Accessibility Statement
- Copyright Notice
The City of Sedro-Woolley reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the City of Sedro-Woolley Web Sites/Services are offered, including but not limited to the charges associated with the use of the City of Sedro-Woolley Web Sites/Services. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these terms and conditions. Your continued use of the City of Sedro-Woolley Web Sites/Services constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.
By use of this site, you agree to the prohibitions listed in RCW 42.17.260(9) against releasing and/or using lists of individuals for commercial purposes. RCW 42.17.260(9) prohibits the release of lists of individuals requested for commercial purposes, and requester expressly represents that no such use of any such list will be made by user or its transferee(s) or vendee(s). "Commercial purposes" means contacting or in some way personally affecting the individuals identified on the list with the purpose of facilitating one’s commercial activities.
In the State Of Washington , laws exist to ensure that government is open and that the public has a right to access appropriate records and information possessed by state government. At the same time, there are exceptions to the public's right to access public records that serve various needs including the privacy of individuals. Exceptions are provided by both state and federal laws.
All information collected at this site becomes public records that may be subject to inspection and copying by the public, unless an exemption in law exists. RCW 42.56.070 (1) states that:
"Each agency, in accordance with published rules, shall make available for public inspection and copying all public records, unless the record falls within the specific exemptions of subsection (8) of this section, this chapter, or other statute which exempts or prohibits disclosure of specific information or records. To the extent required to prevent an unreasonable invasion of personal privacy interests protected by this chapter, an agency shall delete identifying details in a manner consistent with this chapter when it makes available or publishes any public record; however, in each case, the justification for the deletion shall be explained fully in writing."
In the event of a conflict between this Privacy Notice and the Public Records Act or other law governing the disclosure of records, the Public Records Act or other applicable law will control.
From time-to-time the City of Sedro-Woolley site may need to repair, upgrade, or replace hardware or software required to operate the City of Sedro-Woolley web site. In order to accomplish this, the City of Sedro-Woolley reserves the right to discontinue or temporarily remove the City of Sedro-Woolley Site/Services at any time.
THE CITY OF SEDRO-WOOLLEY MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT ANY CITY OF SEDRO-WOOLLEY WEB SITE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE.
All maps or map applications on the City of Sedro-Woolley web site were created from available public records and existing map sources, not from field surveys. Map features from all sources have been adjusted to achieve the "best fit ". While great care was taken in this process, maps from different sources rarely agree as to the precise location of geographic features. This is not a substitute for a field survey. Although we will try to keep map information as current as possible, map features change on a daily basis and may not be immediately reflected on the City of Sedro-Woolley Site.
The City of Sedro-Woolley does NOT warrant the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information in this system, and shall not be held liable for losses caused by using this information. Portions of this information may not be current or accurate. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from this system does so at his or her own risk. It is recommended that all information be independently verified.
The City of Sedro-Woolley web site has provided links to software products that aid in the use of the City of Sedro-Woolley web site/services. These software products are not supported by the City of Sedro-Woolley and the City of Sedro-Woolley assumes no liability for their use. All support questions relating to any software products will be directed to the appropriate vendor of the software product.
You have left the City of Sedro-Woolley site, if the City of Sedro-Woolley logo is not displayed in the top right corner of your Internet Browser.
As a condition of your use of the City of Sedro-Woolley Site, you will not use the City of Sedro-Woolley Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the City of Sedro-Woolley site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any City of Sedro-WoolleySite/Service(s) or the networks connected to any City of Sedro-WoolleySite/Service(s). You may not interfere with any other party’s use of the City of Sedro-Woolley Site/Service(s). You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any City of Sedro-Woolley Site/Service, other accounts, computer systems or network connected to any City of Sedro-Woolley Site/Service through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made through the City of Sedro-WoolleySites/Service(s).
This web site is governed and construed by the laws of the State of Washington . Any use of the web site shall comply with all City of Sedro-Woolley, Skagit County, Washington and State of Washington laws and regulations as well as with all federal laws and regulations. Any lawsuit or claim arising from this web site shall be brought in the Skagit County Superior Court, Mount Vernon, Washington .
The City of Sedro-Woolley web site strives to conform to Section 508 accessibility standards of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and its amendments signed in 1998. As this site is continually being modified and updated we appreciate being notified of any issues regarding accessibility to this site and documents contained herein.
Please contact the City of Sedro-Woolley webmaster with any accessibility questions or comments.
The City of Sedro-Woolley reasonably believes that making this information available for your inspection on this web site is not an infringement or other violation of any intellectual property rights. To the extent copyright in said information is held by the City of Sedro-Woolley, you are hereby permitted by the City of Sedro-Woolley to copy, distribute, and otherwise use the information with one exception. No one is permitted to sell this information except in accordance with a written agreement with the City of Sedro-Woolley.
The City of Sedro-Woolley and its officials and employees make no warranty or guarantee as to the ownership of any intellectual property or other property interest contained in the information. Furthermore, the City of Sedro-Woolley expressly disclaims any responsibility to defend or indemnify you against claims which others may assert based on your copying, distribution, or other use of any of the information.