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DISCLAIMER FOR INTERACTIVE SERVICES
The City of Janesville maintains the interactiveportion(s) of their Web site as a service free of charge. By using any interactive services provided herein, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the terms, conditions and notices relating to its use.

1. As a condition of your use of this Web site and the interactive services contained therein, you represent and warrant to the City of Janesville that you will not use this Web site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices.

2. This Web site contains one or more of the following interactive services: bulletin boards, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities and/or other message or communication facilities. You agree to use such services only to send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular service, area, group, forum, community or other message or communication facility. In addition to any other terms or conditions of use of any bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities and/or other message or communication facilities, you agree that when using one, you will not:

  • Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, derogatory, defamatory, infringing, improper, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
  • Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws or by rights of privacy of publicity unless you own or control such rights or have received all necessary consents.
  • Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer.
  • Advertise any goods or services for any commercial purpose.
  • Offer to sell any goods or services for any commercial purpose.
  • Conduct or forward chain letters or pyramid schemes.
  • Download for distribution in any manner any file posted by another user of a forum that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
  • Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices, proprietary designations, labels of the origin, source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
  • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying any of the bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities and/or other message or communication facilities.

3. The City of Janesville has no obligation to monitor the bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities and/or other message or communication facilities. However, the City of Janesville reserves the right at all times to disclose any information deemed by the City of Janesville necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part.

4. You acknowledge that communications to or with bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities and/or other message or communication facilities are not private communications, therefore others may read your communications without your knowledge. You should always use caution when providing any personal information about yourself or your children. The City of Janesville does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities and/or other message or communication facilities and, specifically disclaims any liability with regard to same and any actions resulting from your participation. To the extent that there are moderators, forum managers or hosts, none are authorized. The City of Janesville spokespersons and their views do not necessarily reflect those of the City of Janesville.

5. The information, products, and services included on this Web site may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. The City of Janesville may make improvements and/or changes in this Web site at any time. Advice received via this Web site should not be relied upon for personal, legal or financial decisions and you should consult an appropriate professional for specific advice tailored to your situation.

6. The City of Janesville makes no representations about the suitability, reliability, timeliness, and accuracy of the information, products, and services contained on this web site for any purpose. All such information, products, and services are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind.

7. The City of Janesville hereby disclaims all warranties and conditions with regard to the information, products, and services contained on this web site, including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.

8. The City of Janesville does not collect or use personal information without permission. However, the City of Janesville may periodically collect impersonal statistics on Web site usage. We do not sell data for direct mail or advertising purposes. Information presented on this site is considered public information and may be distributed or copied.

9. In no event shall the City of Janesville be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages or any damages whatsoever including, without limitation, damages for loss of use, data or profits, arising out of or in any way connected

  • with the use or performance of this web site,
  • with the delay or inability to use this web site, 
  • with the provision of or failure to provide services, or 
  • for any information, software, products, services and related graphics obtained through this web site, or otherwise arising out of the use of this web site, whether based on contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, even if the City of Janesville has been advised of the possibility of damages.

10. Due to the fact that certain jurisdictions do not permit or recognize an exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you. If you are dissatisfied with any portion of this web site, or with any of these terms of use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using this web site.

11. The City of Janesville reserves the right in its sole discretion to deny any user access to this Web site, any interactive service herein, or any portion of this Web site without notice, and the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which this Web site is offered.

12. This Agreement contains the entire agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter hereof and supersedes any and all prior agreements or understandings, written or oral, between the parties related to the subject matter hereof. No modification of this Agreement shall be valid unless made in writing and signed by both of the parties hereto.

13. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Wisconsin. Exclusive jurisdiction and venue shall by in the Janesville, WI, Rock County circuit courts.

14. The information on this site may not be current. You should contact the responsible City department to confirm its accuracy. The City of Janesville is not responsible for the accuracy of information available on this site which has been supplied by others. The City does not endorse any commercial enterprise which may be listed on this site.

BINDING EFFECT. This Agreement shall be binding upon all who use the City of Janesville's services, property, and other assets mentioned in this agreement with respect to this Web site and associated content, and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written with respect to this Web site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. Fictitious names of companies, products, people, characters and/or data mentioned herein are not intended to represent any real individual, company, product or event. Particular care should be taken when reviewing financial information. Any and all rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

Web Site Linkage and Promotion Assistance Policy

Due to limited resources and the multitude of worthy volunteer and nonprofit community organizations, the City of Janesville provides Web site linkage and promotion assistance as appropriate only to governmental organizations, governmental associations, and non-governmental organizations that meet specific criteria.

Governmental associations may be defined as professional organizations with a primary mission to develop professional skills of City of Janesville staff members and/or serve as a public information clearinghouse. Also, the City of Janesville budget pays employee membership dues for these associations.

Non-governmental organizations may be considered eligible for linkage if they meet the following criteria:

  1. Organizations must have a professionally managed, trained and paid staff.
  2. Organizations must have nonprofit status (501 [c3])
  3. In execution of its organizational mission, the organization must use a City of Janesville-owned facility.
  4. The organization must receive operating assistance from the City of Janesville.
  5. In execution of its primary mission, the organization must promote a community-wide benefit such as increased tourism.

Many private and non-profit organizations may be reached via hyperlinks from the Web sites of Hedberg Public Library, State of Wisconsin, and Janesville and Convention and Visitor's Bureau; hyperlinks to those named organizations are found on the City of Janesville Web site. However, the City of Janesville is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites. The appearance of hyperlinks on this site is not considered endorsement by the City of Janesville of the linked Web sites or the information, products or services that they contain, as the City of Janesville does not have editorial control over these sites.

 

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