Privacy Policy

It is The City of Lancaster’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. This Privacy Policy applies to www.cityoflancasterpa.com (hereinafter, “us”, “we”, or “www.cityoflancasterpa.com”). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting personally identifiable information you may provide us through the Website. We have adopted this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) to explain what information may be collected on our Website, how we use this information, and under what circumstances we may disclose the information to third parties. This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect through the Website and does not apply to our collection of information from other sources.

This Privacy Policy, together with the Terms and conditions posted on our Website, set forth the general rules and policies governing your use of our Website. Depending on your activities when visiting our Website, you may be required to agree to additional terms and conditions.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, The City of Lancaster collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The City of Lancaster’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how The City of Lancaster’s visitors use its website. From time to time, The City of Lancaster may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

The City of Lancaster also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on http://www.cityoflancasterpa.com blog posts. The City of Lancaster only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to The City of Lancaster’s websites choose to interact with The City of Lancaster in ways that require The City of Lancaster to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that The City of Lancaster gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at http://www.cityoflancasterpa.com to provide a username and email address.

Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Links To External Sites

Our Service may contain links to external sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy and terms and conditions of every site you visit.

We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.

Aggregated Statistics

The City of Lancaster may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. The City of Lancaster may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, The City of Lancaster does not disclose your personally-identifying information.

Cookies

To enrich and perfect your online experience, The City of Lancaster uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. The City of Lancaster uses cookies to help The City of Lancaster identify and track visitors, their usage of http://www.cityoflancasterpa.com, and their website access preferences. The City of Lancaster visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using The City of Lancaster’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of The City of Lancaster’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

By continuing to navigate our website without changing your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to The City of Lancaster’s use of cookies.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, The City of Lancaster may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in The City of Lancaster’s sole discretion. The City of Lancaster encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us via info@cityoflancasterpa.com or (717) 291-4711.

Terms and Conditions for The City of Lancaster

Introduction

These Website Standard Terms and Conditions written on this webpage shall manage your use of our website, The City of Lancaster accessible at www.cityoflancasterpa.com.

These Terms will be applied fully and affect to your use of this Website. By using this Website, you agreed to accept all terms and conditions written in here. You must not use this Website if you disagree with any of these Website Standard Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions have been generated with the help of the Terms And Conditions Template.

Intellectual Property Rights

Other than the content you own, under these Terms, The City of Lancaster and/or its licensors own all the intellectual property rights and materials contained in this Website.

You are granted limited license only for purposes of viewing the material contained on this Website.

Restrictions

You are specifically restricted from all of the following:

  • selling, sublicensing and/or otherwise commercializing any Website material;
  • using this Website in any way that is or may be damaging to this Website;
  • using this Website in any way that impacts user access to this Website;
  • using this Website contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in any way may cause harm to the Website;

Certain areas of this Website are restricted from being accessed by you.

Your Content

In these Website Standard Terms and Conditions, “Your Content” shall mean any audio, video text, images or other material you choose to display on this Website. By displaying Your Content, you grant The City of Lancaster a non-exclusive, worldwide irrevocable, sub licensable license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute it in any and all media.

Your Content must be your own and must not be invading any third-party’s rights. The City of Lancaster reserves the right to remove any of Your Content from this Website at any time without notice.

Your Privacy

Please read Privacy Policy.

No warranties

This Website is provided “as is,” with all faults, and The City of Lancaster express no representations or warranties, of any kind related to this Website or the materials contained on this Website. Also, nothing contained on this Website shall be interpreted as advising you.

Limitation of liability

The City of Lancaster is not liable for, and expressly excludes, all liability for loss or damage however and wherever caused to anyone by any use of this website or the data herein, whether by you you anyone else, and whether caused by any fault or negligence on the part of the City of Lancaster. This exclusion includes, but is not limited to, any special, incidental, consequential, punitive or exemplary damages. To The extent that liability may not be excluded by law, it is limited to actual and direct financial loss to the extent it is caused by negligence of the City of Lancaster.

Indemnification

You hereby indemnify to the fullest extent The City of Lancaster, its successors and assigns, from and against any and/or all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses arising in any way related to your breach of any of the provisions of these Terms.

Severability

If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid under any applicable law, such provisions shall be deleted without affecting the remaining provisions herein.

Variation of Terms

The City of Lancaster is permitted to revise these Terms at any time as it sees fit, and by using this Website you are expected to review these Terms on a regular basis.

Assignment

The The City of Lancaster is allowed to assign, transfer, and subcontract its rights and/or obligations under these Terms without any notification. However, you are not allowed to assign, transfer, or subcontract any of your rights and/or obligations under these Terms.

Entire Agreement

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between The City of Lancaster and you in relation to your use of this Website, and supersede all prior agreements and understandings.

Governing Law & Jurisdiction

These Terms will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the resolution of any disputes.