Disclaimer for Hypertext Links
The City of Columbia’s GIS webpages may contain hypertext links to other sites on the Internet. The City of Columbia is not responsible for the content, quality, or accuracy of any off-site materials referenced or linked through the City of Columbia’s website. By using the City of Columbia’s website, the user acknowledges and accepts that the City of Columbia is not responsible for any materials stored on other Internet sites, nor it is liable for any inaccurate, defamatory, offensive, or illegal materials found on other Internet sites, and that the risk of injury from viewing, hearing, downloading, or storing such materials rests entirely with the user.
Links from the City of Columbia’s website to other sites on the Internet do not constitute an endorsement of the City of Columbia. These links are provided for informational purposes only. It is the responsibility of the user to evaluate the content, quality, and accuracy of materials or information obtained from other sites.
Disclaimer Of Liability
The city of Columbia shall not be held liable for any improper or incorrect use of the materials or information contained on this site and assumes no responsibility for any user’s use of them. In no event shall the City of Columbia be liable for any damages, whether direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary or consequential (including, but not limited to, business interruption or loss of use, data, or profits) regardless of cause, 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 site or the materials and information contained on this site, 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, computer virus, communication line failure, theft, or destruction of data, whether for breach of contract, tortuous behavior, negligence, or under any other cause of action.
Users are encouraged to consult with appropriate and accredited professional advisors for advice concerning specific matters before making any decision, and the City of Columbia disclaims any responsibility for positions taken by individuals or corporations in their individual cases or for any misunderstanding and losses, directly or indirectly, on the part of the users.
Disclaimer Of Warranties / Accuracy And Use Of Information
The materials in this site are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible to applicable law, the city of Columbia disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, including but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and title to any of the materials provided on this site. City of Columbia does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it free of viruses or other harmful components. The city of Columbia does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials in this site, or through links to other sites, in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability or otherwise. User (and not the city of Columbia) assumes the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair, or correction.
Changes are made periodically to many city documents, including municipal codes, charter sections, regulations, guidelines, and schedules, and these changes may or may not be reflected in the materials or information present on the city of Columbia’s website. Additionally, because the site is frequently under development, materials and information may be deleted, modified or moved to a different part of the site without advance notice.
Exception To Disclaimers, If Applicable
Certain state laws do not allow limitations on implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of certain damages. If these laws apply to you, some or all of the above disclaimers, exclusions, or limitations may not apply to you, and you might have additional rights.
To the extent permitted by applicable law, by using the City of Columbia’s website, the user agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless, the City of Columbia, its agencies, officers, employees, representatives, and agents from and against all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of the user’s use of this site or materials and information contained on this site.