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Terms of Use & Privacy Policy

Acceptance of Policy

The use of our Web site signifies your acceptance of this policy. The City reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this policy at any time.

Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

You are hereby advised that any reliance upon any materials on this Web site shall be at your sole risk. The City of Auburn reserves the right, at its sole discretion and without obligation, to make amendments to, or correct any errors or omissions in any portion of these materials at any time.

While the City of Auburn strives to maintain the accuracy and timeliness of this Web site, the City makes no representations or warranties as to the truth, accuracy, or completeness of any statements, information, or materials concerning the information that may be contained on the City of Auburn Web site. In no event will the City of Auburn be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, special, incidental, or consequential damages; however they may arise, even if the City of Auburn has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

The City of Auburn does not represent or warrant that the Web site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Web pages or the server that makes them available are free of viruses or other harmful programs or files. By using the City of Auburn Web site, visitors assume all risks associated with its use, including risk of the visitor's computer, software, or data being damaged by any virus, program, or file, which might be transmitted or activated by a City of Auburn Web page or the visitor's access to it. The City of Auburn will not be liable for any damages resulting from the use of this Web site.

Copyright Notice © 2011-2014 City of Auburn, Washington

The City of Auburn retains copyright on all text, graphic images, maps, photographs and other content on this web site. All rights reserved.

Copies of any information or materials may be printed for limited personal, non-commercial use only. Written permission from the City of Auburn is required for any other use or distribution of the information or materials on this site.

Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this Web site is strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, as amended, and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

Links

The City of Auburn encourages you to exercise discretion while browsing the Internet. You may find links to outside Web pages that are not under the control of the City of Auburn. The links to outside Web pages may direct you to sites containing information that some people may find offensive or inappropriate. The City of Auburn makes no representations concerning any endeavor to review the content of external Web pages and is not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality or decency of material contained in external Web pages.

Information Automatically Collected

If you access our Web site, some information about you will be collected automatically. This information will not identify you personally. Information automatically collected includes your IP address, Internet domain name, browser type, operating system, and the address of a Web site if it provided a link to our site, pages that you visit on our site, and date and time of your visit.

We use the above information to improve our site by telling us the number of visitors and types of browsers and operating systems our visitors are using.

Personal Information

We do not collect personal information about you unless you choose to provide it to us. You may fill out a form and provide us with information such as your name, address, or telephone number. The information you provide to us will be used only for the purpose for which it is intended, however once submitted to this Web-site it becomes a public record and may be subject to public record keeping regulations including disclosure.

We do not sell any personal information to third parties. We may transfer personal information to a third party only in the following cases:

  • An account with a financial institution must receive payment for a transaction you initiated.
  • A company, that agrees not to sell or use personal information for other purposes, is contracted to assist the City with specific services.
  • As required by a legal action.

Citizen Use and Interaction on Social Networks

The City of Auburn utilizes communication tools on social networks. These sites are intended to serve as a mechanism for communication between the public and the City on the listed topics. Any comments submitted to those pages and its list of fans is public records subject to disclosure pursuant to RCW 42.56. Public disclosure requests must be directed to the Auburn City Clerk’s office. 

Comments posted to those pages will be monitored. Under the City of Auburn’s policy, the City reserves the right to remove inappropriate comments including those that have obscene language or sexual content, threaten or defame any person or organization, violate the legal ownership interest of another party, support or oppose political candidates or ballot propositions, promote illegal activity, promote commercial services or products or are not topically related to the particular posting.

Questions

Any questions or comments about these materials should be directed to the City of Auburn. Please contact the webmaster.