City of Tacoma - Disclaimer
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The City of Tacoma Government makes no claims as to the completeness, accuracy, or timeliness of any information and data contained in this website; makes no representation of any kind, including, but not limited to, warranty of the accuracy or fitness for a particular use; nor are any such warranties to be implied or inferred with respect to the information or data furnished herein. The information and data is subject to change without notice. It is understood that the information and data contain in the site is being used at user’s own risk.
Applications using information and data supplied by this site must include the following disclaimers on their sites:
"The information and data made available here has been modified for use from its original source, which is the City of Tacoma. The City of Tacoma makes no claims as to the completeness, accuracy, or timeliness of any information and data contained in this application; makes no representation of any kind, including, but not limited to, warranty of the accuracy or fitness for a particular use; nor are any such warranties to be implied or inferred with respect to the information or data furnished herein. The information and data is subject to change without notice. It is understood that the information and data contained in the web site is being used at user’s own risk."
The City is committed to maintaining the online privacy for it’s users, and does not collect personal information without permission. Any information volunteered through City websites will be secured in accordance with industry standard measures and controls.
Information collection, use and sharing by City of Tacoma
The City is the sole owner of the information collected on its websites. The City will collect and access information that is voluntarily entered into the website or provided via email; will use the information collected to respond regarding the reason it was contacted; will not share the information with any third party outside of the City organization other than as necessary to fulfill the request, for example, processing online payments with our secure payment partner or as otherwise directly necessary to render or conduct a legitimate business activity related to the services provided by City of Tacoma. The City will retain the information in accordance with its records retention schedules.
Information collection and use by Third Party service providers
City of Tacoma websites contain links to other third party sites. The City is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites.
The City uses third party service or application providers in some cases to complete business transactions. In such cases, the third party providers are bound by the City’s privacy standards.
We take reasonable, generally accepted precautions to protect the information shared with us. When customers submit information via the website, the information is protected both online and offline. All personally identifiable information that the City collects is encrypted and transmitted in a secure way. This can be verified by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page. Additionally, the computers/servers in which we store personal information are kept in a secure environment.
While we use encryption to protect information transmitted online, we also protect the personal information of customers offline. Such personal information is only accessed by City employees and authorized agents and private contractors of City of Tacoma, or public organizations on a need-to-know basis and as a result of a public disclosure request per Chapter 42.56 RCW.