Website Terms & Conditions

Please read these City of Bellflower general terms and conditions of use ("Terms and Conditions") carefully before using the web site www.Bellflower.Org or any services offered by the City of Bellflower.

By using the web site and other services offered by the City of Bellflower, you signify your assent to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to all of these Terms and Conditions of use, do not use this site.

www.bellflower.org is an online information service provided by the City of Bellflower, which may revise and update these Terms and Conditions at any time by posting such revised Terms and Conditions at www.bellflower.org. Your continued usage of this site or any of its services will mean you accept those changes.

No Legal Advice

The materials available on this site (the "Materials") have been prepared by the City of Bellflower, its Staff and other contributors for informational purposes only, are not legal advice and should not be relied on as such. The City of Bellflower does not guarantee or warrant that the Materials are accurate, complete or up-to-date. The Materials are general in nature and may not apply to particular factual or legal circumstances. Laws and procedures change frequently and are subject to differing interpretations. The Materials are not intended to substitute for obtaining legal advice from competent, independent, legal counsel in the relevant jurisdiction. If you want legal advice, please consult a lawyer. This site is not intended to create, and your use of the Materials does not constitute, a lawyer-client relationship. You should not act upon any of the Materials without seeking professional counsel. Any opinions, whether legal or otherwise, expressed on this site are solely those of the respective author(s).

Copyright

The Materials are protected by United States and other copyright laws, except for works of the United States Government pursuant to 17 U.S.C. Section 105. The selection, arrangement and presentation of all Materials (including information in the public domain), and the overall design of this site are copyright © 2010 City of Bellflower. All rights reserved. The City of Bellflower is the owner of all copyrights in and to the Materials, except for works of the United States Government pursuant to 17 U.S.C. Section 105, or as otherwise indicated. Permission is granted to view and print materials from this site for the non-commercial purpose of viewing, reading and retaining for reference. Any other copying, distribution, re-transmission or modification of information or Materials on this site, whether in electronic or hard copy form, without the express prior written permission of the City of Bellflower, is strictly prohibited.

Trademarks

The City of Bellflower Logo and variations of that logo are trademarks or service marks of the City of Bellflower.

Privacy

The City of Bellflower?s Privacy Policy is available at www.bellflower.org, under the ?About Bellflower? tab on the Home Page.

No Warranties

The City of Bellflower does not make any express or implied warranties, representations or endorsements whatsoever (including, without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose) with regard to this site, the materials, any products, information or services provided through this site, or any third party sites listed on this site, and the City of Bellflower shall not be liable for any cost or damage arising either directly or indirectly from any such transaction. The City of Bellflower does not warrant that this site will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects in this site will be corrected. The City of Bellflower website is provided on an "as is, as available" basis.

In no event will the City of Bellflower or its officers, employees, agents and the assigns of same be liable for (1) any incidental, consequential, or indirect damages (including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, business interruption, loss of programs or information, and the like) arising out of the use of or inability to use this site, the materials or any information, or transactions provided on this site or downloaded from this site, even if the City of Bellflower or its authorized representatives have been advised of the possibility of such damages, or (2) any claim attributable to errors, omissions, or other inaccuracies in this site, the materials and/or listings or information downloaded through this site. Because some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you. In such states, the City of Bellflower?s liability is limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the City of Bellflower and its officers, employees, agents and the assigns of same, from and against any and all loss, costs, expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees and expenses), claims, damages and liabilities related to or associated with your use of this site and any violation of these Terms and Conditions by you.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms and Conditions constitute a contract made under and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California. You agree that the Los Angeles County Superior Court ? Southeast District, if it has subject matter jurisdiction, shall have exclusive jurisdiction and venue to hear and determine any claims or disputes between you and the City of Bellflower (and/or its officers, employees, agents and the assigns of same), pertaining directly or indirectly to these Terms and Conditions, or to any matter arising therefrom, or any other document executed and delivered in connection herewith or therewith.

Miscellaneous

Except as expressly provided in a particular legal notice posted by the City of Bellflower on this site, these Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and the City of Bellflower with respect to the use of this site and the Materials. The City of Bellflower?s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any provision of these Terms and Conditions. The City of Bellflower may assign its rights and duties under these Terms and Conditions to any party at any time without notice to you.

Last Update

These Terms and Conditions were last updated on October 5, 2010.

Contact Information

Questions or comments regarding this site should be sent by e-mail to webmaster@bellflower.org or by mail to

16600 Civic Center Drive
Bellflower, California 90706

City of Bellflower Privacy Policy

The City of Bellflower takes your privacy seriously. Our privacy policy is clear: We will collect no personally identifiable information about you when you visit our web site or use our services unless you choose to provide that information to us.

What this Privacy Policy Covers

This Privacy Policy covers this website?s treatment of personally identifiable information that the City of Bellflower collects when you are on this website and when you use this website?s services. This policy does not describe information collection policies on other sites, including those linked to or from this site.

Children's Issues

This site is not directed to children under 13 years of age, and children under 13 years of age shall not use the web site or services offered by this site to submit any individually identifiable information about themselves.

What Type of Information We Collect

The City of Bellflower does not collect any personally identifiable information about you through this website other than information that you affirmatively choose to submit to us. The City of Bellflower may automatically collect aggregate information about the use of its site, including which pages are most frequently visited, how many visitors we receive daily, and how long visitors stay on each page.

How We Use the Information We Collect

The personally identifiable information we collect from and about you may be used to provide e-mail-based newsletters and other information to you as you request and to notify you from time to time about services offered by the City of Bellflower or other entities associated with the City of Bellflower.

With Whom We Share Information

We may disclose information about you if we have a good faith belief that we are required to do so by law or legal process, to respond to claims, or to protect the rights, property or safety of the City of Bellflower or others.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

The City of Bellflower may revise and update this Privacy Policy at any time by posting such revised Privacy Policy at www.bellflower.org. Your continued usage of this site will mean you accept those changes.

Other Terms and Conditions

The City of Bellflower General Terms and Conditions are available at www.bellflower.org.

Last Update

This Privacy Policy was last updated on September 30, 2010.

Contact Information

Questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy should be sent by e-mail to web_master@bellflower.org or by mail to:

16600 Civic Center Drive
Bellflower, California 90706