Legal Disclaimer & Terms of Use

The Allegheny Places website is covered by the notices, polices, disclaimers, and copyrights of the Official Website of Allegheny County.

The information provided by this service resides on a website funded by the County of Allegheny. Anyone using this service consents to the monitoring of their use of this service by the computer system providers, authorized County of Allegheny employees, as well as security or law enforcement personnel. Communications made through this service's electronic mail and Messaging system shall, in no way be deemed to constitute a filing with or legal notice to the County of Allegheny or any of its agencies, departments, authorities, officers, directors, employees, agents or representatives, with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of action against the County or any of its agencies, departments, authorities, officers, directors, employees, agents or representatives, where notice to the County is required by any federal, state or local law, rule or regulation.

The protection of individual privacy is a concern to Allegheny County. Allegheny County has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate its firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this site.

Information You Provide to Us:
Allegheny County does not keep any personal information about you or your visit to our Internet site unless you have specifically supplied it to us. This also applies to any feedback or on-line survey information you may have sent us through our website. In cases where you have supplied us with information, including financial data, we will treat such information in accordance with the requirements of the law. This means that it will be treated in the same way as written forms of communication, and in many instances it will be considered public information available to the public upon request. To the extent allowed by law, Allegheny County will make reasonable attempts to protect personal financial information from disclosure.

Public Disclosure:
As a general rule, Allegheny 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 websites may be subject to examination and inspection if such information is a public record and not otherwise protected from disclosure.

Other Information about Your Visit to Our Site:
Our web site does not automatically collect any information from your computer during your visit. Certain pages, however, may tally total number of visitors.
This privacy policy does not apply to web sites operated by third parties that you may access through a link from our web site.

The County of Allegheny makes no warranty or representation, express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The County of Allegheny assumes no liability or responsibility for the quality, content, accuracy, completeness of the information, text, graphics, links and any other items contained on this service or any other system or service. The materials contained on this service have been compiled from a variety of sources and are subject to change without notice. Commercial use or sale of the materials contained on this service is prohibited without the express written consent of the County of Allegheny. In no event will the County of Allegheny be liable for any damages whatsoever, whether direct, indirect, consequential, incidental or special, or any claim for attorney's fees arising out of the use or inability to use the information on this service, even if the County of Allegheny is advised of the possibility of such damages.

All documents available on this service may be protected under the United States and/or Foreign Copyright Laws. Permission to reproduce may be required. The County of Allegheny retains all rights to the information provided by this service, including, but not limited to, the right of reproduction.

Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favored status by the County of Allegheny. The views and opinions of authors expressed on this service do not necessarily state or reflect those of the County of Allegheny, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

The County of Allegheny is not, and shall not bear any responsibility for the contents of any off-site pages referenced.