Posted on Oct 19, 2020
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If you visit or use the Village of Ottawa Hills’ website, you accept these terms and conditions; please read
them carefully. All content on this website, including text, graphics, logos, button icons and images, is the
property of or licensed by the Village of Ottawa Hills and is protected by United States and international
copyright laws. The selection, arrangement, and presentation of all materials on this website (including
information in the public domain), and the overall design of this website is the exclusive property of the
Village of Ottawa Hills and is protected by United States and international copyright laws.
By using this website, you agree to be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your personal
information, including any user name and password, and for restricting access to your computer. You further
agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You should notify
the Village of Ottawa Hills immediately if you believe there has been an unauthorized use of your account or
password or any other breach of this site's security.
Information on this website is believed to be accurate but is not guaranteed. Portions of the Village of
Ottawa Hills website's information may be incorrect or outdated. Any person that relies on any information
obtained from the Village of Ottawa Hills’ website system does so at his or her own risk. The Village of
Ottawa Hills is neither responsible nor liable for any viruses or other contamination of your system nor for
any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions arising out of your use of this website or with respect to the
material contained on the website, including without limitation, any material posted on this website. This
website and all materials contained on it are distributed and transmitted "as is" without warranties of any
kind, either express or implied, including without limitation, warranties of title or implied warranties of
merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The Village of Ottawa Hills is not responsible for any
special, indirect, incidental or consequential damages that may arise from the use of, or the inability to
use, the website and/or the materials contained on the website whether the materials contained on the website
are provided by the Village of Ottawa Hills or a third party.
Cookies are pieces of information generated by our web server and stored on your computer to enable certain
transactions such as personalizing your account with the Village of Ottawa Hills, participating in e-commerce,
an industry standard, and this web site, like many other web sites, uses them to provide useful features for
our users. Cookies in and of themselves do not personally identify you, although they do identify your
computer. Although it may alter the quality of your service, you may block cookies or remove cookies through
your browser settings or simply wait for the cookies to expire.
Visitors to the Village of Ottawa Hills website should be aware that, subject to specific statutory
exceptions, information received in connection with the organization, functions, policies, decisions,
procedures, operations, or other activities of the Village of Ottawa Hills, including but not limited to
electronic data, are public records under State of Ohio law. Certain types of information (such as electronic
payment information) are exempt from disclosure as public records. For further information, please see Ohio
Revised Code §§1347 and 149.43.
Links to external websites will let you leave the Village of Ottawa Hills’ website. The Village of Ottawa
Hills is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply
endorsement by the Village of Ottawa Hills of the site. The linked sites are not under the control of the
Village of Ottawa Hills, and the Village of Ottawa Hills is not responsible for the contents of any linked
site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites.
The Village of Ottawa Hills is committed to safeguarding the integrity of it database and ensuring that this
service remains available to all users. The Village of Ottawa Hills monitors network traffic through
commercial software designed to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or otherwise
damage the system. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are
strictly prohibited and may be punishable by law. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is
transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer
(SSL) protocol. Reasonable steps have been taken to protect private information, but this policy should not be
construed as warranting a fail-proof security system.
The Village of Ottawa Hills’ website will not collect personally identifiable information (such as name,
address, telephone number, etc.) unless you provide such information voluntarily. We may ask for such
information so that we can tailor interactive features of this web site to your specific interests and needs
(including periodically forwarding information that matches your selected interests). You are free to provide
or not to provide the requested information. If you choose not to provide this type of information, you can
still visit most of the web site, but you may be unable to participate in certain online features.
When filling out a form or application, contacting the Village of Ottawa Hills, participating in e-commerce
or other use of this site, you agree to provide accurate and complete information, and, in the case of
registration or accounts, to keep this information current and complete.
The Village of Ottawa Hills may use your email address to respond to you. Please be informed that email sent
through your own mail program is not normally secured by encryption nor protected by confidentiality. You
should not send personal or sensitive information by email unless you wish to assume the risk that an
unauthorized person may learn your email address or information as your email is transmitted.
In order to generate usage statistics to help us improve our web site, we automatically collect certain
information on every visitor to the web site. However, this information does not disclose "personal
identifiers" (such as name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, etc.). Each time a request is made to
view a page within this web site, our web site creates a log file capturing generic user information, Examples
of this type of information includes the type of browser and operating system you use, the date and time you
visited the site, the webpages or services you accessed and the website you visited prior to coming to the
Village of Ottawa Hills website. This data is collected for analytical and statistical purposes to help better
manage the site and better serve you.
As a condition of your use of the Village of Ottawa Hills website, you warrant to the Village of Ottawa Hills
you will not use the Village of Ottawa Hills website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these
terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Village of Ottawa Hills website in any manner which could
damage, disable, overburden, or impair the website or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of
the website. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not
intentionally made available or provided for through the Village of Ottawa Hills’ websites.