Privacy Policy and Disclaimer

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Purpose
The City of Palos Verdes Estates’ (“City”) website has been created and maintained for exclusive use by the City in communicating information relevant to the City’s mission to the public. The purpose of the City’s website is to provide timely information about City services, officials, programs, projects and events to the local community and the general public. The City exclusively controls the content of the website.

Accessibility
The design of the City website shall meet the standards outlined in the U.S. Section 508 accessibility guidelines.

Disclosure, Disclaimer
While the City makes every effort to keep the website content accurate and timely, the City neither warrants nor makes any representations as to the quality, content, accuracy, timeliness, or completeness of the information, links, and/or other material contained on the website. The City is not responsible for any damages that may arise from the use of or the inability to use the City website and/or the materials contained on the website.

E-mail, E-mail Subscription Lists and Communication with the City
The City will use information that allows for the personal identification of a website user through an e-mail message or in an online form submitted in order to respond to the request. A message may be redirected to another City department or person who is in a better able to answer the question. The City website allows users the option to subscribe to and unsubscribe from informational e-mailing lists. E-mail addresses will only be used by the City to send messages related to categories of information requested by the subscriber. E-mail addresses are not visible or available to other list members. In no way shall communication made through the City website be deemed to constitute legal notice to the City or any of its departments, officers, employees, agents, or representatives, with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of action against the City. The City does not accept service of notice or process through its website.

Links
The City Palos Verdes Estates’ website may contain links to local, state and federal government agencies and to other web sites. Links are posted at the City’s sole discretion, and shall not be posted at the request of third parties. The inclusion of such links does not constitute an endorsement of the destination web site nor the content, viewpoint, accuracy, opinions, policies, products or site accessibility. Nor does any linkage between the City and a third party web site imply sponsorship of that web site. Permission is not needed to link to the City website; provided that the City’s information is not made to appear as if it is part of the linked website.

Privacy Policy
The City of Palos Verdes Estates’ website uses automated tools to log information about each visit. This information is processed to determine site performance issues, such as popular pages, most frequently downloaded forms, and other site performance characteristics. This information does not identify you personally. The City does not track or record information about individuals and their visits.

Trademarks, Copyrights, Photos
Historical photos on the City website were provided courtesy of the Local History Collection of the Palos Verdes Library District. All intellectual and proprietary property rights, as to any and all text, material, images and/or content appearing on or accessible through the City website, belong to the respective owners of these rights. The City owns all other intellectual and proprietary property rights, including copyrights and rights to service marks and trademarks, as to the City Seal, all City logos, symbols, emblems, and any and all other images, designs, content and materials created by or on behalf of the City that appear on or are accessible through the City website. No person or entity shall: modify and or use the text, images or other City website content without written permission from the City.