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CITY OF COOPER CITY

WEBSITE POLICIES

 

 

Our mission is to maintain an internet presence for the City of Cooper City and provide the public with quick and easy access to information about the City of Cooper City, its programs, projects and services.  Our website is designed, programmed and maintained by City staff.

 

Definitions

 

Wherever used within this policy, the words “our” and “us” shall mean the City of Cooper City, Florida. The word “you” shall mean any user of the City of Cooper City’s website and/or online services.

 

Copyright

 

The City of Cooper City provides the information on this site to the public, but retains copyright on all text, graphic images and other content.  Express written permission is required from the City of Cooper City, Florida, to distribute the text or graphics to others in any fashion, or to “mirror” this information on your server.  Copies of the information may be printed for your own personal use.  Questions about this copyright statement should be directed to coopercityhall@coopercityfl.org.

 

Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986: 

 

Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information on this site are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act. 

 

Disclaimer:

 

Information found on this site has been compiled from a variety of sources and is subject to change at any time and without notice from the City of Cooper City, Florida.  The City of Cooper City, Florida, assumes no liability for damages incurred directly or indirectly as a result of errors, omissions, or discrepancies. Questions or comments concerning information contained in the City of Cooper City web site should be directed to coopercityhall@coopercityfl.org.

 

The City of Cooper City, Florida pages contain links to other web sites.  The City has not reviewed information contained on sites linked from any City of Cooper City page for accuracy or legal sufficiency.  Links to other information or organizations are provided for convenience and do not constitute and endorsement. 

 

By using the City of Cooper City web site, you assume all risks associated with its use, including risk of your computer, software, or data being damaged by any virus, program, or file which might be transmitted or activated by a City of Cooper City page or your access to it.  The City of Cooper City shall not be liable for any damages resulting from the use of the City of Cooper City web site. 

 

Linking to the City of Cooper City Web Site:

 

The web site of the City of Cooper City provides links to many web sites that are not controlled, maintained, or regulated by us.  These links are provided for your reference and convenience only.  The City of Cooper City does not control other web sites and is not responsible for their content.  Use of information from those websites by the user is voluntary.  Users should rely on the information from non-City agency sites only after undertaking an independent review of its accuracy.  References at those web sites to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark or otherwise, does not constitute or imply endorsement, association, recommendation, or favoring by the City of Cooper City.  When you link to a non-City agency site you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site and the information collection or used on those non-City agency sites. 

 

The City of Cooper City provides links to the following types of organizations:

 

1.     Links to other Governmental Units:  The City of Cooper City provides links to other federal, state and local governmental units that provide additional services and information that users of the City’s site may find of interest. 

 

2.     Links to Educational Institutions:  The City also provides links to educational institutions that include Grades K through 12, school districts, intermediate school districts, community colleges and universities. 

 

3.     Links to Non-Profit Organizations:  The City of Cooper City provides links to non-profit organizations that users of the City’s site may find of interest.  The determination of whether to establish a link to a non-profit organization’s website is made by the City of Cooper City’s Information Technology Division on a case-by-case basis. 

 

The City of Cooper City does not provide links to private individuals, private organizations or commercial sites.  The City will not link to any site that contains any nudity, profane or obscene language.

 

The City of Cooper City encourages and permits links to the content of the City’s Official Site.  Under no circumstance should the linking (1) suggest that the City promotes or endorses any third party’s causes, ideas, web sites, products or services; (2) use the City of Cooper City’s site content for inappropriate and/or commercial purposes; (3) contain any hyperlink to any other sites without the prior written consent of such site(s); or (4) violate any patent or copyright rights of any third parties.  In addition, links to the City’s site should be executed in such a way so that the linked page does not appear within a frame that prevents book marking the linked page or prevents the acknowledgement of the City of Cooper City as the owner of the content.  The City of Cooper City’s Information Technology Division reserves the right to withdraw permission for any link at any time with or without prior written notice. 

 

Privacy Policy:

 

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records.  If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity.  Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.

 

It is the policy of the State of Florida that all state records are open for public inspection.  This policy is embodied in the Florida Constitution, together with the right of an individual to be free from unauthorized governmental intrusion into their private life, as provided in Article 1, Section 23.  In recognition of these policies, the City has established this Privacy Policy.  When you use our site, you are acknowledging that personal information you provide is subject to Florida’s Public Records Policy as stated in Chapter 119, Florida Statutes, and Article 1, Section 24 of the state Constitution.

 

You do not have to give us personal information to visit our web site, download our publications, use our e-mail communications, or any other feature.

 

We do not collect personal information about you when you visit the City’s site unless you choose to provide this information to us.  We will use the information that you voluntarily provide to us to notify you of selected content changes or new publications.  We may also use it to conduct statistical analyses of user activities in order to measure user interest in the information we provide and how we provide it. 

 

Online Payments and Related Transactions:

 

Providing you with a secure online experience is a high priority to the City of Cooper City.  We recognize that your information security is of the utmost importance, and we have devoted a great deal of effort to ensure that your personal information is safeguarded. 

 

Your online payment transactions are supported by industry-standard data encryption available through your browser called SSL encryption.  These services are designed to ensure the privacy of your credit card information, name, address, e-mail or other information you provide to us.

 

Intrusion Detection: 

 

For security purposes and to help ensure this service remains available to you, we use special software programs for monitoring network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage to this government computer system or site.  These programs collect no information that would directly identify individuals, but they do collect information that could help us identify someone attempting to tamper with this website. 

 

If you use this system or site, you should understand that all activities may be monitored and recorded.  Anyone using this system or site expressly consents to such monitoring.  WARNING – If such monitoring reveals possible evidence or information of criminal or suspicious activity, monitoring records may be provided to law enforcement officials without any prior oral or written notice to you. 

 

Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, we make no other attempts to identify individual users or their usage habits.  We only use raw monitoring data for logs determining trends in usage patterns and in diagnosing system or site problems. 

 

Indemnity:

 

As a condition of use of Cooper City’s web site, the user and/or anyone linking to this site agrees to indemnify the City of Cooper City, its Mayor, Commissioners, officers, employees and agents against any and all liability, expenses (including attorney’s fees and court costs) and damages arising out of claims resulting from user’s use of this web site and/or anyone linking to this site, including without limitation, any claims alleging facts that, if true, would constitute a breach of these terms and conditions stated in this Term of Use and Legal Information. 

 

Jurisdiction: 

 

The Terms of Use and Legal Information are governed by the laws of the State of Florida, United States of America (USA).  User and/or anyone linking to this site consents to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts of Broward County, Florida, USA in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of this web site.  The users of the web site and/or anyone linking to this site in jurisdictions outside of Broward County, Florida, consent to the jurisdiction in Broward County, Florida. 

 

CITY OF COOPER CITY LOGO

 

The City of Cooper City Logo is a registered official mark protected by the City of Cooper City, Florida.  The Logo, including any facsimile thereof, is intended for use by authorized agents or officers of the City of Cooper City in conducting official business of the City.  The Logo shall not be used for political or commercial purposes.

 

Duplication and use without permission is prohibited by law.



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