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Terms and Conditions 2016-04-22T18:20:31+00:00

Disclaimer of Liability

The Ottawa County Sheriff and its content contributors shall be not held liable for any improper or incorrect use of the information or services on this web site and assume no responsibility for anyone’s use of the information or services. The Ottawa County Sheriff and its content contributors shall not be held liable for any direct or indirect damages caused in any way through the use of information or services on this web site. This includes but is not limited to procurement or substitute goods or services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury which may be perceived by you, the web user, to be caused by the information or services on this web site, or by using this web site.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Ottawa County Sheriff, its web content contributors, its agencies, officials and employees from all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising from the use of the information or services on this web site; by your using this web site; or by its use through your Internet account.

Disclaimer of Warranties/Accuracy of Data

Although an effort is made to assure the accuracy and completeness of the information provided on the Sheriff’s web site, the Ottawa County Sheriff makes no express or implied warranty as to the accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability or usefulness of the web site’s information. The Ottawa County Sheriff provides this information and all online services on an “as is” basis. While there may be changes to county information on topics covered on the web site, these changes may or may not be made available on the web site.

If you have obtained information from the Ottawa County Sheriff’s web site from a web server source other than the Ottawa County Sheriff’s web site host server, be aware that web page content or services can be altered or changed after they are first made available on the web. The Ottawa County Sheriff recommends that you pay careful attention to the contents of any metadata (support data) associated with a file, and you contact the provider of the data or information directly with any questions before using the data.

If you find any errors or omissions, please report them to the web manager for the Ottawa County web site through the online Contact  form.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

The Ottawa County Sheriff is a distributor of content sometimes supplied by third parties and other users. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers, users, or others, are not those of the Ottawa County Sheriff, but are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s). The content does not necessarily reflect the views, policies or practices of the Ottawa County Sheriff, or its agencies, officials or employees.

Any reference on the Ottawa County Sheriff’s web site to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, is not an endorsement or recommendation. Any reference shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

Disclaimer for Hypertext Links

The Ottawa County Sheriff and its contributors are not responsible for the contents of any off-site pages linked from the Ottawa County Sheriff’s web site. As a user of the Ottawa County Sheriff’s web site, you specifically acknowledge that the Ottawa County Sheriff and its contributors are not liable for any defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of other users, links, or third parties and that the risk of injury from all off-site content mentioned here rests entirely with you, the web site user.

Links from the Ottawa County Sheriff’s web site to other sites do not constitute an endorsement from the Ottawa County Sheriff. These links are provided as a convenience for site users and as an information service only. As a web user, it is your responsibility to determine the content and usefulness of information you find on other sites.

Disclaimer of Duty to Continue Providing Data

Due to the rapidly changing nature of the World Wide Web and the Internet, online resources that are free and publicly available one day may require a fee or restrict user access the next. In addition, the location of information, services or web pages may change as menus, home pages, and files are updated or reorganized. You expressly agree that use of the Ottawa County Sheriff’s web site is at your sole risk. Neither the Ottawa County Sheriff, its content providers, agencies, officials or employees guarantee that the service will be uninterrupted or error-free.

Online Comment Submissions

The online comment submission form is not to be used to report emergencies. If you an emergency, please use other contact methodologies such as dialing 9-1-1. Additionally, the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office comment submission form will not constitute an official form of communication for legal notice, specific requests for service, public records requests, registering a complaint, or filing a claim.

Members of the media are asked to send questions to the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office through their normal channels and refrain from submitting questions here as comments.

The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office reserves the right to modify this policy at any time and all modifications will be posted.  (04/22/2016)