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Disclaimer, Acceptance of Use, Indemnification & Linking Policy

The purpose of the City of Irving Wiki Site is to promote the programs, services, policies, and objectives of the City. The City reserves the right to refuse to post information or to delete information already posted at any time, in conformance with this policy, without notice.

The city will not post information to the Wiki Site for:

  • Businesses or non-profit organizations unless they fit any of the criteria stated above.
  • Promotion of illegal materials or information.
  • Political campaign information or endorsements.
  • Political organizations or other organizations advocating a local, state, or federal issue.
  • Adult material not related to health education.
  • Individual or personal homepages.

DISCLAIMER

Information presented on this Web site and the tools on it is collected, maintained, and provided for the convenience of the user. The City of Irving does not certify or warrant the authenticity, accuracy (including, but not limited to, errors of scale, resolution, rectification, positional accuracy, development methodology, time period, environmental, and climatic conditions specific to gis data), quality, reliability, completeness, content, suitability or timeliness of information on these pages. Web site information is subject to change, removal, or relocation without notice.

This information is provided on an “as is” basis. Any person or entity who relies on any information obtained from these files or tools does so at his or her own risk.

The City of Irving specifically disclaims any and all liability for any special, indirect, exemplary, incidental or consequential claims or damages that may result from providing the website or the information it contains, or from the use, misuse, or inability to use this site or tools, including, but not limited to, loss of anticipated profits or benefits arising out of use or reliance on the data. The act of distribution of information or tools does not constitute or imply and such warranty. The City of Irving is neither responsible nor liable for any viruses or other contamination of or damage to your system arising out or use of the site or the material contained on the site.

The City of Irving does not endorse any of the products, vendors, consultants, or documentation referenced in this website. Any mention of vendors, products, or services is for informational or opinion purposes only.

The City of Irving will make an effort to correct errors brought to our attention. Use of e-mail and any messaging system shall in no circumstance be deemed to constitute legal notice to the City of Irving, with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of action against the city or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents, or representatives, where notice to the city is required by any federal, state or local laws, ordinances, charter provisions, rules, or regulations. Notice of any claim must be filed in writing with:


CITY SECRETARY OF THE CITY OF IRVING 825 W. IRVING BOULEVARD IRVING,TEXAS 75060


ACCEPTANCE OF USE

You acknowledge that the content of the City of Irving Web site is for information only. By using our Web site, you also agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these terms shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in Dallas County, Texas, and consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of those courts for purposes of litigating any such action. Further, you agree that these terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas, without giving any effect to any principles of conflict of laws.



INDEMNIFICATION

To the extent permitted by applicable law, by using the City of Irving Web site, the user agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the City of Irving, Texas, its agencies, officers, employees, representatives, and agents from and against all suits, actions, losses, damages, claims, or liability of any character, type, or description, including all expenses of litigation, court costs, and attorney's fees arising out of the user's use of this Web site and information contained on this Web site.



Linking Policy

This policy applies to all Web sites maintained by the City of Irving. City of Irving Web sites contain links to other World Wide Web Internet sites and resources. The City is not responsible for, and accepts no liability for, the availability of these outside resources. Linked Web sites are not under the control of, nor maintained by, the City of Irving and the City of Irving is not responsible for the content of these Web sites, which can and do change frequently; nor for any internal links the displayed Web sites may contain. In addition, inclusion of the linked Web sites does not constitute an endorsement or promotion by the City of Irving of any person or organizations sponsoring the displayed Web sites. These sites are not intended to create a public forum. The City reserves the right to change this policy without notice or warning at any time. City of Irving Web sites include:

The City of Irving Web Site

The City of Irving Public Library Web Site

The City of Irving Police Department Web Site

Linking to the City of Irving Web Sites:

It is not necessary to get advance permission to link to the City of Irving Web Sites if you are making a simple link to the homepage. Please only link City of Irving Web Sites using the following URL’s at the top of this page. You may also link to one of our subpages, where appropriate, but again, please use the base URL’s above.

We reserve the right to change URL’s and subpage paths at any time without notice, it is the responsibility of linking sites to maintain links.

You should not capture our pages within your frames, or otherwise present our content as your own. Any link to our site should be a full forward link that passes the client browser to our site unencumbered. The BACK button should return the visitor to your site if the visitor wishes to back out. Although all content on our site is public information, the City of Irving maintains and will defend a copyright interest in these pages.

You should not to link to individual graphics or tables within our pages, especially in an effort to place the downloading burden on our servers. Such an action may be considered a misuse of city resources. To get permission to use a copy of our graphics within your pages, please contact Corporate Communications and outline your intended use(s).

Links from the City of Irving Web Sites:

The purpose of the City of Irving Web Sites is to promote the programs, services, policies, and objectives of the City. The City reserves the right to refuse to post any Web site links or to delete links already posted at any time, in conformance with this policy, without notice.

Every link must undergo review to determine its relevance and appropriateness. The following criteria will be used to decide whether to grant request for City Web site links.

The city will consider providing links to Web sites for:

  • U.S., Texas, or Dallas governmental agencies as well as other websites maintained by or on behalf of international, national, state, regional, or local governmental or public educational agencies.
  • Agencies, organizations and companies sponsoring or otherwise participating in city activities as related to that city activity.
  • Links which provide a public service to the community with regard to emergency information, provide links to public and private utility service companies, and provide links to Web sites that contain pertinent life-sustaining, public safety, and public health information.
  • Links to international, national, state, regional or city professional organizations at the discretion of the departments whose activities pertain to such professions.
  • Informational links provided by departments that pertain to the areas of knowledge the departments are involved in or have knowledge of. (Specifically, but not limited to, links as determined by Information Technology, the Library, Public Health, and Inspections.)
  • Links which promote the economic development and health of the City. (Specifically, but not limited to, links as determined by the Irving Convention and Visitor’s Bureau.)
  • Links to agencies or Web sites which have awarded prizes or status to the City of Irving, although the City of Irving reserves the right to not link to award granting entities at the discretion of the departments involved.
  • Links to search engines or directories or mapping engines, which provide useful information at the sole discretion of the City of Irving Web Developers and their departments.

The city will not provide links to Web sites for:

  • Businesses or non-profit organizations unless they fit any of the criteria stated above.
  • Promotion of illegal materials or information.
  • Political campaign information or endorsements.
  • Political organizations or other organizations advocating a local, state, or federal issue.
  • Adult material not related to health education.
  • Individual or personal homepages.

Removal Process

Links from City of Irving Web sites will be reviewed regularly and may be removed for the following reasons:

  • The link no longer points to the original information or resources to which it was intended to point.
  • The information pointed to by the link is inaccurate, misleading or otherwise violates the criteria and requirements set forth above.
  • Access to the information has become difficult due to non-standard formatting, lengthy download times, or intrusive advertising.
  • The link is permanently unreachable or remains unavailable for a lengthy period, especially if we are unable to contact the site manager about the site’s status.

Reciprocal Links

The City of Irving does not enter into reciprocal link agreements. We provide links to sites that are appropriate to our mission. Our creation of a link to your site does not obligate you to provide a link back to us, but you are, of course, welcome to do so.

Contact

We always appreciate a note telling us of new links to us. Send link info to: webmaster. Any user submits to personal jurisdiction in Texas and venue in Dallas County, Texas in any action that may be brought in connection with this site.