Access to and use of the City of Soledad Website is provided subject to these terms and conditions. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY AS USE OF THIS SITE CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
Neither the City of Soledad, nor any of its agencies nor any of its employees shall be held liable for any improper or incorrect use of the information described and/or contained herein and assumes no responsibility for anyone's use of the information. In no event shall the City or its employees be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, procurement or substitute goods or services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption) however caused 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 system, 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 in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of record, whether for breach of contract, tortuous behavior, negligence or under any other cause of action. Disclaimer of Liability
Disclaimer of Warranties and Accuracy of Data
The City of Soledad may be a distributor of content sometimes supplied by third parties and users. Any opinions, advice, Statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers, users, or others, are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and do not necessarily state or reflect those of the City of Soledad and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes. Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the City. Disclaimer of Endorsement
The City’s official website contains links to other, external websites. In establishing and maintaining its official website, the City does not intend in any manner to create a forum or other means by which public discourse, exchange of opinions, or discussion on issues of any nature may occur. Rather, the sole and limited purpose of the City's website and permitted external links is to provide information about the City and the surrounding community for use by residents, businesses and visitors. The City does not endorse or provide preferential treatment to any third party websites or associated organizations or persons. Since the City does not control third party websites, it does not warrant that third party websites are accurate or reliable or that they have operational links. The user acknowledges and agrees that the City of Soledad is not liable in any way for the content, accuracy, reliability, viewpoints, policies, or products provided by these external resources. Once a website visitor leaves the City’s website and links to an external site, the City of Soledad policies no longer apply and the visitor will be subject to the new site's policies.The City of Soledad is not responsible for the contents of any off-site pages referenced. The user specifically acknowledges that the City is not liable for the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of other users, links, or third parties and that the risk of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with the user. Links from the City of Soledad's web pages on the World Wide Web to other sites do not constitute an endorsement from the City. These links are provided as an information service only. It is the responsibility of the web surfer to evaluate the content and usefulness of information obtained from other sites. The City’s Web Pages may contain links to other related World Wide Web Internet sites and resources. Since the City’s Web Pages are not responsible for the availability of these outside resources or their contents, you should direct any concerns regarding any external link to its site administrator or webmaster. Disclaimer for External Links
Disclaimer of Duty to Continue Provision of Data
Due to the dynamic nature of the Internet, resources that are free and publicly available one day may require a fee or restricted access the next, and the location of items may change as menus, homepages, and files are reorganized. The user expressly agrees that use of the City’s website is at the user's sole risk. The City does not warrant that the service will be uninterrupted or error free. The documents and related graphics published on this server could contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. The City and/or its respective agencies and programs may make improvements and/or changes in the information and/or programs described herein at any time.
City of Soledad Privacy Notice
City of Soledad rules and regulations exist to ensure that government is open and that the public has a right to access appropriate records and information possessed by City government. At the same time, there are exceptions to the public's right to access public records provided by City, State and Federal laws. These exceptions include the privacy of individuals. Information collected at this site becomes public record and may be subject to inspection and copying by the public, unless an exception in law exists.
Information that may be Collected and How it may be Used
If you do nothing during your visit to the City of Soledad website but browse or download information, we may automatically collect and store the following information about your visit:
The Internet Protocol (IP) address and domain name used but not the email address. The Internet Protocol address is a numerical identifier assigned either to your Internet service provider or directly to your computer. We use the Internet Protocol Address to direct Internet traffic to you;
The type of browser and operating system you used and your connection speed;
The date and time you visited this site;
The web pages or services you accessed at this site; and
The website you visited prior to coming to this website.
The information we may automatically collect or store would be used to improve the content of our web services and to help us understand how people are using our services. The City of Soledad analyzes our website logs to continually improve the value of the materials available on our site. Our website logs are not personally identifiable, and we make no attempt to link them with the individuals that browse the City of Soledad website.
If during your visit to cityofsoledad.com you participate in a survey, fill in and send an online form, or send an email, the following additional information will be collected:
E-mail correspondence: The e-mail address and contents of the e-mail; and
Forms and Surveys: Any information you volunteered in response to the form or survey.
The information collected may not be limited to text characters and may include audio, video, and graphic information formats you send us. The information is retained in accordance with the City of Soledad rules and regulations.
We may use your email to respond appropriately. This may be to respond to you, to address issues you identify, to further improve our website, or to forward the email to another agency for appropriate action. Form and Survey information would be used for the purpose designated.
Personal Information and Choice
"Personal information" is information about an individual that is readily identifiable to that specific individual. Personal information includes personal identifiers such as an individual's name, address, and phone number. A domain name or Internet Protocol address is not considered personal information.
We will not collect personal information about you unless you voluntarily participate in an activity that asks for information (i.e. sending an e-mail, filling in and sending a form, or participating in a survey). If you choose not to participate in these activities, your choice will in no way affect your ability to use any other feature of the City's website.
If personal information is requested on the website or volunteered by the user, City rules and regulations, the State's Information Practices Act of 1977 or the Federal Privacy Act of 1974 may protect it. However, this information is a public record once you provide it, and may be subject to public inspection and copying if not protected by above-mentioned legal references.
Users are cautioned that the collection of personal information requested from or volunteered by children on-line or by email will be treated the same as information given by an adult and may be subject to public access.
In the City of Soledad, rules and regulations exist to ensure that government is open and that the public has a right to access appropriate records and information possessed by City government. At the same time, there are exceptions to the public's right to access public records that serve various needs: the privacy of individuals is included among these exceptions. Exceptions are provided by City, State and Federal laws. Public Disclosure
We strive to protect personally identifiable information by collecting only information necessary to deliver our services. All information that may be collected at this site becomes public record that may be subject to inspection and copying by the public, unless an exemption in law exists.
You can review any personal information we collect about you. You may recommend changes to your personal information you believe in error by submitting a written request that credibly shows the error. If you believe that your personal information is being used for a purpose other than what was intended when submitted, you may contact us. In all cases, we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections. Please contact us at Access and Correction of Personal Information
The City has taken several steps to safeguard the integrity of its telecommunications and computing infrastructure. Security measures have been integrated into the design, implementation and day-to-day practices of the entire operating environment as part of its continuing commitment to risk management. Security
This information should not be construed in any way as giving business, legal or other advice. This information should not be construed as warranting as fail-proof the security of information provided through City supported websites.
The City of Soledad has links to other websites. These may include links to websites operated by other government agencies, nonprofit organizations and private businesses. When you link to another site, you are no longer on cityofsoledad.com and this Privacy Notice will not apply. When you link to another website, you are subject to the privacy and other policies of that new site. Disclaimer
To offer comments about City websites, or to comment about the information presented in this Privacy Notice, please use the "Contact Us" information that appears on most pages. City of Soledad Contact Information
Acceptable Use Policy
Access to and use of the City website is provided subject to these terms and conditions. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY AS USE OF THIS SITE CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
Construction of the disclaimers above and resolution of disputes thereof are governed by the rules and regulations of the City of Soledad and shall apply to all uses of this data and this system. By use of this system and any data contained therein, the user agrees that use shall conform to all applicable laws and regulations and user shall not violate the rights of any third parties. Choice of Law
This material is for the noncommercial use of the general public. The Fair Use guidelines of the U.S. copyright statutes apply to all material on the City of Soledad website and linked agency web pages. The City of Soledad shall remain the sole and exclusive owner of all rights, title and interest in and to all specifically copyrighted information created and posted for inclusion in this system. Photographs and graphics on the City website are the property of the City of Soledad, unless specifically stated otherwise. For copy or use of information on the City of Soledad website that is outside of the Fair Use provisions of copyright law, or if you have any questions on using material on the City of Soledad web pages, please email the webmaster at Copyright
All users agree to access and use the website only for lawful purposes. Users are solely responsible for the knowledge of and adherence to any and all laws, statutes, rules and regulations pertaining to the use of this website. By accessing this website, users agree that they will not:
Use the website to commit a criminal offense or to encourage others to engage in conduct that would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability;
Post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, libelous, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, profane or otherwise objectionable content;
Use the website to impersonate other parties or entities;
Use the website to upload any content that contains a software virus, or any other computer code, files, or programs that may alter, damage, or interrupt the functionality of the website or the hardware or software of any other person who accesses the website;
Upload, post, e-mail or otherwise transmit any materials without the specific right to transmit under any law or contractual relationship;
Alter, damage, or delete any content posted on the site;
Disrupt the normal flow of communications in any way;
Claim a relationship with or speak for any business, association, or other organization without proper and lawful authorization;
Post or transmit any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, or other forms of solicitation;
Post any material that infringes or violates the intellectual property rights of another; or
Collect or store personal information about others.
Termination of Use
The City of Soledad may, in its sole discretion, terminate or suspend an individual's access and use of this website without notice and for any reason, including a violation of any of the terms and conditions set forth above or for other conduct which the City of Soledad, in its sole discretion, believes is unlawful or harmful to others. In the event of termination, an individual will no longer be authorized to access the website, and the City of Soledad will use whatever means possible to enforce the termination.