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Terms of Use

Welcome to our site. The City and County of San Francisco ("City") maintains this web site as a service to the public. By using our site, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms of use. Please review the following terms carefully. If you do not agree to these terms, you should not use this site.

Acceptance of Agreement.

In order to use the Site, You must agree to the terms and conditions outlined in this Terms of Use Agreement ("Agreement") with respect to our site (the "Site"). You agree to this Agreement by either: (1) Clicking to accept the Terms of Use below; or (2) Using the Site or downloading any of the Site Content or any derivative work, in which case you understand and agree that the City will treat your download or use of the Site or a derivative work as an acceptance of this Agreement from that point forward. You represent that you have full capacity and authority to accept this Agreement. If you are accepting on behalf of your employer or another entity, you represent that you have full authority to bind your employer or such other entity to this Agreement. This Agreement constitutes the entire and only agreement between us and you, and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous agreements, representations, warranties and understandings with respect to the Site, the content, products or services provided by or through the Site, and the subject matter of this Agreement. This Agreement may be amended at any time by us from time to time without specific notice to you, by posting notice of such modifications on the Site. Any modification is effective upon posting, unless otherwise indicated.

Intellectual Property Rights.

The content, organization, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic translation, digital conversion and other matters related to the Site (collectively, "Site Content") are protected under applicable copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary (including but not limited to intellectual property) rights. The copying, redistribution, use or publication by you of any such matters or any part of the Site, except as allowed by the Section entitled Limited Right to Use below, is strictly prohibited. You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, document or other materials viewed through the Site. The posting of information or materials on the Site does not constitute a waiver of any right in such information and materials. This Agreement does not grant You any title or right to any patent, copyright, or other such intellectual property rights that the we may have or others may have in the Site Content.

Service Marks.

Products and names mentioned on the Site may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Limited Right to Use.

The viewing, printing or downloading of any content, graphic, form or document from the Site grants you only a limited, nonexclusive license for use solely by you for your own personal use and not for republication, distribution, assignment, sublicense, sale, preparation of derivative works or other use. No part of any content, form or document may be reproduced in any form or incorporated into any information retrieval system, electronic or mechanical, other than for your personal use (but not for resale or redistribution).

Editing, Deleting and Modification.

We reserve the right in our sole discretion to edit or delete any documents, information or other content appearing on the Site.

Indemnification.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, You agree to indemnify, defend and hold us and our partners, attorneys, staff, advertisers, product and service providers, and affiliates (collectively, "Affiliated Parties") harmless from any damage, injury, liability, loss, claim or expense, of any kind nature and description (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, court costs, attorney’s fees and costs of investigation), which arise directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Your use of the Site or violation of this Agreement, including without limitation Your use of the Site Content in a derivative work. In addition to Your obligation to indemnify the City and all Affiliated Parties, You specifically acknowledge and agree that You have an immediate and independent obligation to defend the City and all Affiliated Parties from any claim which actually or potentially falls within this indemnification provision, even if the allegations are or may be groundless, false or fraudulent, which obligation arises at the time such claim is tendered to You by the City and continues at all times thereafter.

Nontransferable.

Your right to use the Site is not transferable. Any password or right given to you to obtain information or documents is not transferable.

Disclaimer and Limits.

The Site contains information and data compiled and processed by us and third parties. We make no representation or warranty that the information contained in the Site is accurate, true or correct. In using the Site, you understand and agree that the information contained therein is subject to error, and cannot be relied upon without verification or site inspection. You understand and agree that your use of the Site is at your sole risk. THE INFORMATION FROM OR THROUGH THE SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS-IS," "AS AVAILABLE," AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ARE DISCLAIMED (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE DISCLAIMER OF ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY , FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT). THE INFORMATION AND SERVICES MAY CONTAIN BUGS, ERRORS, PROBLEMS OR OTHER LIMITATIONS. WE AND OUR AFFILIATED PARTIES HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR YOUR USE OF ANY INFORMATION OR SERVICE. IN PARTICULAR, BUT NOT AS A LIMITATION THEREOF, WE AND OUR AFFILIATED PARTIES ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF PROFITS OR SAVINGS, LITIGATION, LOSS OF USE, TIME OR DATA, INCONVENIENCE, LOSS OF COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR SOFTWARE, OR THE LIKE), TO THE FULL EXTENT THAT SUCH MAY BE DISCLAIMED BY LAW, WHETHER BASED ON BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL WE BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, INCLUDING CLAIMS BY THIRD PARTIES, FOR LOSS OR DAMAGES ARISING FROM ERRONEOUS DATA OR INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE SITE. THE NEGATION OF DAMAGES SET FORTH ABOVE ARE FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTS OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN US AND YOU. THIS SITE AND THE PRODUCTS, SERVICES, AND INFORMATION PRESENTED WOULD NOT BE PROVIDED WITHOUT SUCH LIMITATIONS. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US THROUGH THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THIS AGREEMENT. WE DO NOT PROVIDE LEGAL ADVICE NOR ENTER INTO ANY ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP. ALL RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY VIRUSES CONTAINED WITHIN THE ELECTRONIC FILE CONTAINING THE FORM OR DOCUMENT IS DISCLAIMED. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND THAT MAY RESULT FROM USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE OUR SITE. OUR MAXIMUM LIABILITY TO YOU UNDER ALL CIRCUMSTANCES WILL BE EQUAL TO THE PURCHASE PRICE YOU PAY FOR ANY GOODS, SERVICES OR INFORMATION.

Use of Information.

We reserve the right, and you authorize us, to the use and assignment of all information regarding Site uses by you and all information provided by you in any manner consistent with our Privacy Policy. All remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, or other information communicated by you to us through the Site (collectively, the "Submission") will forever be the property of the City. The City will not be required to treat any Submission as confidential, and will not be liable for any ideas for its business (including without limitation, product, service or advertising ideas) and will not incur any liability as a result of any similarities that may appear in future City products, services or operations. Without limitation, the City will have exclusive ownership of all present and future existing rights to the Submission of every kind and nature everywhere. With regard to any information you provide to the City and County of San Francisco, You agree and consent to City using, transferring to any City department or third party, and retaining such information as needed in conducting the City's official business Any information you provide to the City may be subject to disclosure in accordance with the California Public Records Act or other local state or federal laws, rules and/or regulations. In some cases, contact information is mandatory based on the nature of the request or report. In other cases, it is essential to assist agencies in obtaining any follow up information required in order to service or address the problem. . You acknowledge that you are responsible for whatever material you submit, and you, not the City, have full responsibility for the message, including without limitation its legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality, and copyright.

Third-Party Services.

We may allow access to or advertise third-party product or service providers ("Merchants") from which you may purchase certain goods or services. You understand that we do not operate or control the products or services offered by Merchants. Merchants are responsible for all aspects of order processing, fulfillment, billing and customer service. We are not a party to the transactions entered into between you and Merchants. You agree that use of such Merchants is AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND IS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND BY US, EXPRESSED, IMPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF TITLE, FITNESS FOR PURPOSE, MERCHANTABILITY OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES ARE WE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING FROM THE TRANSACTIONS BETWEEN YOU AND MERCHANTS OR FOR ANY INFORMATION APPEARING ON MERCHANT SITES OR ANY OTHER SITE LINKED TO OUR SITE.

Third-Party Merchant Policies.

All rules, policies (including privacy policies) and operating procedures of Merchants will apply to you while on such sites. We are not responsible for information provided by you to Merchants. We and the Merchants are independent contractors and neither party has authority to make any representations or commitments on behalf of the other.

Privacy Policy.

Our Privacy Policy, as it may change from time to time, is a part of this Agreement and is fully integrated herein.

Payments.

You represent and warrant that if you are purchasing something from us or from Merchants that (i) any credit information you supply is true and complete, (ii) charges incurred by you will be honored by your credit card company, and (iii) you will pay the charges incurred by you at the posted prices, including any applicable taxes.

Links to Other Web Sites.

The Site contains links to other web sites. We are not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions express in such web sites, and such web sites are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy or completeness by us. Inclusion of any linked web site on our Site does not imply approval or endorsement of the linked web site by us. If you decide to leave our Site and access these third-party sites, you do so at your own risk. Copyrights and Copyright Agents. We respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask you to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our Copyright Agent the following information:

(a) An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;

(b) A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;

(c) A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site;

(d) Your address, telephone number, and email address;

(e) A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and

(f) A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

Our Copyright Agent for Notice of claims of copyright infringement on the Site can be reached by directing an e-mail to the Copyright Agent at content.311@sfgov.org

Proposed Product and Service Offerings.

All descriptions of proposed products and services are based on assumptions subject to change and you should not rely on the availability or functionality of products or services until they are actually offered through the Site. We reserve the right in its sole discretion to determine how registration and other promotions will be awarded. This determination includes, without limitation, the scope, nature and timing of all such awards.

Information and Press Releases.

The Site contains information and press releases about us. While this information was believed to be accurate as of the date prepared, we disclaim any duty or obligation to update this information or any press releases. Information about companies other than ours contained in the press release or otherwise, should not be relied upon as being provided or endorsed by us.

Miscellaneous.

This Agreement shall be treated as though it were executed and performed in San Francisco, CA, and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California (without regard to conflict of law principles). Any cause of action by you with respect to the Site, Site Content (and/or any information, products or services related thereto) must be instituted within one (1) year after the cause of action arose or be forever waived and barred. All actions shall be subject to the limitations set forth herein. The language in this Agreement shall be interpreted as to its fair meaning and not strictly for or against either party. All legal proceedings arising out of or in connection with this Agreement shall be brought solely in San Francisco, CA. You expressly submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of said courts and consents to extra-territorial service of process. Should any part of this Agreement be held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed consistent with applicable law and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect. To the extent that anything in or associated with the Site is in conflict or inconsistent with this Agreement, this Agreement shall take precedence. Our failure to enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not be deemed a waiver of such provision nor of the right to enforce such provision F. You agree that, if the City does not exercise or enforce any legal right or remedy contained in this Agreement (or that the City has the benefit of under any applicable law), this will not be taken to be a formal waiver of the City's rights and that those rights or remedies will still be available to the City. Any waiver of any provision of this Agreement will be effective only if the City expressly states in a signed writing that it is waiving a specified provision.