Montgomery County e-Government Website Policies

The following outlines policies that have been established...

Terms of Use
Montgomery County encourages the use of this site as a way to share information and knowledge in support of the County’s goals and objectives. The site is owned and operated by the County of Montgomery.

Limitations of Use
A person visiting the Montgomery County web site may download material only for his or her own personal, non-commercial use, or for dissemination by news media, and may not otherwise copy, reproduce, retransmit, distribute, publish, commercially exploit or otherwise transfer any material.

Commercial Use and Advertising
Users may not use Montgomery County technology resources for commercial purposes without the prior written approval of Montgomery County CIO. In the case of the MontcoPA Web site, commercial advertising includes, but is not limited to, banner ads, corporate logos, and product endorsements.

Privacy and Public Disclosure
The MontcoPA web site collects information from site visitors to improve functionality and content and to monitor performance. Data is used to help answer specific questions about the usage and performance of the Web site or individual Web pages.

As a general rule, Montgomery County does not disclose any personally identifiable information collected online except where you have given us permission, or where the information is public information under the Pennsylvania Right to Know Act, 65 P.S. 66.1. et seq., or other applicable laws. Visitors should be aware that information collected by the County on its website may be subject to examination and inspection, if such information is a public record and is not otherwise protected from disclosure.

Content
Montgomery County’s web presence contains content in support of the County’s mission, programs, and/or related business. Discussion Boards are the only pages that contain information that may not reflect Montgomery County’s opinions; however these boards are moderated by a Montgomery County content administrator.

External Site References
The Montco Web site may include hyperlinks to web sites maintained or controlled by others. Montco is not responsible for and does not routinely screen, approve, review or endorse the content of or use of any of the information, products or services that may be offered at these Web sites or the organizations that own or control the Web sites.

Trademarks
The logo, name and all graphics on the Montco web site are trademarks of Montgomery County. Use, reproduction, copying or redistribution of trademarks, without the written permission of Montgomery County is prohibited.

Reservation Rights
Site content is subject to change without notice. Montgomery County reserves the right to correct errors or omissions without prior notice. We also reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to cancel or change any offered program or service without prior notice.

Accessibility
The Montgomery County Web site must adhere to two different standards of website accessibility: compliance with the Priority Level One standards recommended by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and compliance with the legal requirements of Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act of 1973.