Access to, and use of, any web service (hereinafter “Service”) provided by Dane County is subject to
the terms and conditions of this Disclaimer and all applicable laws and regulations, including laws
and regulations governing copyrights and trademarks. For the purposes of this disclaimer, any reference
to the “County” shall mean Dane County, and you, the user, will be referred to as “you” (including the
possessive “your”) or the “user”.
Your acceptance of these terms and conditions obligates you to pay for access to any service provided
on this site for which a fee may exist. This includes an obligation to pay the charges incurred by
third parties, whether they are your agents or otherwise, who access this Service through your account.
The County reserves the right to change the terms and conditions and the prices charged for Service at
any time. A current version of this Disclaimer can be viewed anytime by clicking on the “Disclaimer”
icon which appears on your screen. Your continued use of this site and this Service after the posting
of updates or revised charges for Service, will constitute your agreement to those terms or charges, as
modified. The County additionally reserves the right to modify or discontinue any service without notice
General Disclaimer of Liability
Neither Dane County nor any of its employees shall be held liable for any improper or incorrect use of the
information described and/or contained herein and assumes no responsibility for anyone’s use of the
information. In no event shall Dane County or its employees, agents or officials, be liable for any
direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including, but not limited
to, procurement or substitute goods or services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption)
however caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability, or tort (including
negligence or otherwise) arising in any way out of the use of this system, even if advised of the possibility
of such damage. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury, including but not limited
to those caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in
operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction, or unauthorized
access to, alteration of, or use, whether for breach of contract, tortious behavior, negligence, or under
any other cause of action.
Disclaimer on Accuracy and Completeness of Information
While the County uses reasonable efforts to provide accurate and up-to-date information, some of the
information provided is gathered by third parties and has not been independently verified by the County.
You agree that all use of these services is at your own risk, and that the County will not be held liable
for any errors or omissions contained in the content of its services.
Although the information found on this system has been produced and processed from sources believed to be
reliable, no warranty, expressed or implied, is made regarding accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality,
reliability or usefulness of any information. This disclaimer applies to both isolated and aggregate uses
of information. Dane County provides this information on an “as is” basis and expressly disclaims any and
all warranties, express and implied, including but not limited to any warranties of accuracy, reliability,
title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, freedom from contamination by computer viruses and
non-infringement of proprietary rights, or any other warranty, condition, guarantee or representation, whether
oral, in writing or in electronic form, including but not limited to the accuracy or completeness of any
information. Dane County does not represent or warrant that access to the service will be uninterrupted or
that there will be no failures, errors or omissions or loss of transmitted information. Dane County assumes no
liability or responsibility for the quality, content, accuracy, or completeness of the information, text,
graphics, links and any other items contained on this service or any other system or service. The materials
contained on this service have been compiled from a variety of sources and are subject to change without notice.
Commercial use or sale of the materials contained on this service is prohibited without the express written
consent of Dane County. Changes may periodically be made to the information and these changes may or may not
be incorporated in any new version of the publication. If you have obtained information from a source other
than this site, be aware that electronic data can be altered subsequent to original distribution. Data can
also quickly become out-of-date.
In no event shall the County be liable for any special, indirect or consequential damages or any damages
whatsoever, whether direct, indirect, consequential, incidental or special, or any claim for attorney’s fees
resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tortious
action, arising out of, or in connection with, the use or performance of information available from the County,
or the inability to use the information on this service, even if Dane County is advised of the possibility
of such damages.
The information, documents and related graphics published on this server could include technical inaccuracies
or typographical errors. Changes are periodically made to the information herein. The County may make
improvements and/or changes in the services and/or the content(s) described herein at any time.
Disclaimer for External Links
Dane County is not responsible for the contents of any off-site pages referenced. The user specifically
acknowledges that the County is not liable for the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of other users,
links, or third parties and that the risk of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with the user.
A link from the County to another site does not constitute an endorsement from the County. These links
are provided as an information service only. It is the responsibility of the user to evaluate the content
and usefulness of information from other sites. Since the County is not responsible for the availability of
any outside resource or link, or their contents, you should direct any concerns regarding any external link
to its administrator or webmaster.
Choice of Law
Construction of the above disclaimers and resolution of any disputes arising from the use of this site are
governed by the laws of the State of Wisconsin and Dane County and venue for the resolution of any actions
or disputes that may arise shall be in Dane County. The laws of the state of Wisconsin shall apply to all
uses of this data and this system. By use of this system and any data contained therein, the user agrees
that use shall conform to all applicable laws and regulations and the user shall not violate the rights of
any third parties.
All documents available on this service may be protected under the United States and/or Foreign Copyright
Laws. Dane County shall remain the sole and exclusive owner of all rights, title and interest to all
copyrighted or protected information created and posted for inclusion in this system. Dane County retains
all rights to the information provided by this service, including, but not limited to, the right of
reproduction. Please e-mail the County’s webmaster for permission requests.
Ownership and Proprietary Rights
All of the products and services, including but not limited to text, data, photographs, maps, images,
graphics, audio and video clips, trademarks, logos, and service marks (collectively, the “Content”), are
owned by the County or licensed to the County by third-parties, and are protected by copyright, trademark
and other intellectual property laws. In connection with those products and services, you agree to the
When accessing the Content, you may print a copy (hereinafter “printout”) of any accessed information,
provided that the use of the printout is restricted to your personal use, and is not copied or distributed
to third parties. If the County’s program permits the downloading of any accessed information, the use of
this downloaded information is restricted to your personal use, and shall not be copied or distributed to
third parties. If a printout and/or download is made, the County and applicable third parties shall retain
all rights in this material, and such a printout an/or download shall retain any copyright or other notices
that may be contained therein. You understand and agree that the pricing of any information and services
provided by the County is based upon the granting of a limited license to use this data, and you further
agree that you will not produce a product with the Content that in any manner conflicts or competes with
the County’s use of this data.
You will not reuse, republish or otherwise distribute the Content or any modified or altered versions of it,
whether over the Internet or otherwise, and whether or not for payment, without the express written
permission of the County or the copyright holder.
You will cooperate promptly and completely with any reasonable request by the County related to an
investigation of infringement of copyright or other proprietary right.
You agree that the material you are accessing may constitute trade secrets and/or intellectual property
of the County, and violation of this agreement may cause irreparable harm to the County.
The information provided by this service resides on a computer system funded by Dane County. Anyone using
this service consents to the monitoring of their use of this service by the computer system providers,
authorized Dane County employees, as well as security or law enforcement personnel. Communications made
through this service’s electronic mail and messaging system shall, in no way be deemed to constitute a filing
with, or legal notice to, Dane County or any of its agencies, departments, authorities, officers, directors,
employees, agents or representatives, with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of action
against the County or any of its agencies, departments, authorities, officers, directors, employees, agents
or representatives, where notice to the County is required by any federal, state or local law, rule or
Use of the Dane County Government information technology system to send unsolicited faxes or e-mail to Dane
County Government and its employees agents or officials is prohibited.
You hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless Dane County, and its officials, agencies, officers,
subsidiaries, employees, licensors and agents, from and against any and all liability, loss, claims, damages,
costs and/or actions (including attorney’s fees) based upon or arising out of any breach by you of your
obligations under this Disclaimer. Notwithstanding your indemnification obligation, Dane County reserves the
right to defend any such claim, and you agree to provide us with such reasonable cooperation and information
as we may request.