Like most website operators, The City of Lancaster collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The City of Lancaster’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how The City of Lancaster’s visitors use its website. From time to time, The City of Lancaster may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
The City of Lancaster also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to The City of Lancaster’s websites choose to interact with The City of Lancaster in ways that require The City of Lancaster to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that The City of Lancaster gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at https://www.cityoflancasterpa.gov to provide a username and email address.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Links To External Sites
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.
The City of Lancaster may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. The City of Lancaster may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, The City of Lancaster does not disclose your personally-identifying information.
To enrich and perfect your online experience, The City of Lancaster uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.
Terms and Conditions for The City of Lancaster
These Website Standard Terms and Conditions written on this webpage shall manage your use of our website.
These Terms will be applied fully and affect to your use of this Website. By using this Website, you agreed to accept all terms and conditions written in here. You must not use this Website if you disagree with any of these Website Standard Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions have been generated with the help of the Terms And Conditions Template.
Intellectual Property Rights
Other than the content you own, under these Terms, The City of Lancaster and/or its licensors own all the intellectual property rights and materials contained in this Website.
You are granted limited license only for purposes of viewing the material contained on this Website.
You are specifically restricted from all of the following:
- selling, sublicensing and/or otherwise commercializing any Website material;
- using this Website in any way that is or may be damaging to this Website;
- using this Website in any way that impacts user access to this Website;
- using this Website contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in any way may cause harm to the Website;
Certain areas of this Website are restricted from being accessed by you.
In these Website Standard Terms and Conditions, “Your Content” shall mean any audio, video text, images or other material you choose to display on this Website. By displaying Your Content, you grant The City of Lancaster a non-exclusive, worldwide irrevocable, sub licensable license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute it in any and all media.
Your Content must be your own and must not be invading any third-party’s rights. The City of Lancaster reserves the right to remove any of Your Content from this Website at any time without notice.
This Website is provided “as is,” with all faults, and The City of Lancaster express no representations or warranties, of any kind related to this Website or the materials contained on this Website. Also, nothing contained on this Website shall be interpreted as advising you.
Limitation of liability
The City of Lancaster is not liable for, and expressly excludes, all liability for loss or damage however and wherever caused to anyone by any use of this website or the data herein, whether by you you anyone else, and whether caused by any fault or negligence on the part of the City of Lancaster. This exclusion includes, but is not limited to, any special, incidental, consequential, punitive or exemplary damages. To The extent that liability may not be excluded by law, it is limited to actual and direct financial loss to the extent it is caused by negligence of the City of Lancaster.
You hereby indemnify to the fullest extent The City of Lancaster, its successors and assigns, from and against any and/or all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses arising in any way related to your breach of any of the provisions of these Terms.
If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid under any applicable law, such provisions shall be deleted without affecting the remaining provisions herein.
Variation of Terms
The City of Lancaster is permitted to revise these Terms at any time as it sees fit, and by using this Website you are expected to review these Terms on a regular basis.
The The City of Lancaster is allowed to assign, transfer, and subcontract its rights and/or obligations under these Terms without any notification. However, you are not allowed to assign, transfer, or subcontract any of your rights and/or obligations under these Terms.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between The City of Lancaster and you in relation to your use of this Website, and supersede all prior agreements and understandings.
Governing Law & Jurisdiction
These Terms will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the resolution of any disputes.