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Use of Information

This web site is provided as an information source for public use. Ottawa County strives to maintain the integrity of this site and to present information which is accurate and timely. The information is subject to periodic updates, revision, deletions and additions without prior notice. Material provided at this site is gathered from many sources. Ottawa County is not responsible for errors or omissions contained in the information, and makes no representations as to the accuracy of the information. The user is cautioned that charts or other graphics which appear at this site may not be subject to accurate transmission in their entirety.

The material at this site is provided for informational purposes only, and should not be relied on in lieu of professional advice.

Where an official printed document differs from text which may be provided at this site, the official printed document takes precedence.

The Freedom of Information Act provides that all messages received by Ottawa County at this site become public records subject to the provisions of the Act. Users who communicate through this site are advised that all communications are public information and cannot be held in confidence. Furthermore, in accordance with its internal policies, Ottawa County may periodically monitor communications at this site.

Commercial use of material contained at this site is prohibited without the express written permission of Ottawa County.

Disclaimer of Liability

With respect to all information available at this site, Ottawa County, it's officers, employees, agents and assigns make no warranty, express or implied including the warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, and assume no legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product or process disclosed, nor does Ottawa County make any representation that the use of said information will not infringe privately owned rights. Ottawa County, its officers, employees, agents and assigns will not be liable for any damage or injury caused by the use of this site, including but not limited to failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, or on-line failure.

The user assumes all risks associated with the use of this site, including those involving computer, software or data damage caused by any virus, software or other file which might be transmitted or activated via the Ottawa County web site or your access to it.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply Ottawa County's endorsement or recommendation thereof. The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of Ottawa County, and may not be used for advertising or endorsement purposes. Ottawa County does not review, sponsor or endorse any other web sites linked to this web site.

Social Media Sites

Users and visitors to Ottawa County social media sites are notified that the intended purpose of the site is to serve as a mechanism for communication between the County and members of the public. Ottawa County reserves the right to remove published content that does not comply with privacy policies and the moderation rules set forth below;

  1. is abusive, obscene, indecent or offensive.
  2. is defamatory, harassing or hateful.
  3. that you do not have the necessary rights, licenses and consents to post.
  4. constitutes spam, unauthorized advertising or solicits.
  5. contains long embedded URLs.
  6. invades anyone's privacy or impersonates anyone.
  7. is far off-topic.
  8. encourages conduct that may or would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability, or that otherwise violates any local, state, national or international law or regulation anywhere in the world.
  9. the comment appears to contain irrelevant or excessive links or appears to contain code.

© Copyright

Content, layout and original artwork: © Copyright Ottawa County. All rights reserved.

Notice: According to the Freedom of Information Act, all messages received by Ottawa County become public records subject to the provisions of the act.

© Copyright by Ottawa County, Michigan. All Rights Reserved.

Communications on Site Are Not Legal Notice

Communications made through this site shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal notice to Ottawa County or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents or representatives, with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of action against the County or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents or representatives, where notice to the County is required by any federal, state or local law, rule or regulation.

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