Last Updated: July 11, 2022
Access to, and use of, any web service (hereinafter “Service”) provided by the Town of Springfield is subject to the terms and conditions of this Disclaimer and all applicable laws and regulations, including laws and regulations governing intellectual property. For the purposes of this disclaimer, any reference to the “Town” shall mean Town of Springfield, and you, the user, will be referred to as “you” (including the possessive “your”) or the “user”.
You agree to access and use Service only for lawful purposes. You are solely responsible for the knowledge of and adherence to any and all laws, statutes, rules and regulations pertaining to your use of Service. You further agree not to (1)use Service to commit a criminal offense or to encourage others to engage in any conduct which would constitute a criminal offense; (2) use Service to impersonate other parties or entities; (3) use Service to upload any content that contains a software virus, “Trojan Horse” or any other computer code, files or programs that may alter, damage or interrupt the functionality of Service or the hardware or software of any person who accesses Service.
General Disclaimer of Liability
Neither the Town of Springfield nor any of its employees shall be held liable for any improper or incorrect use of the information described and/or contained herein and assumes no responsibility for anyone’s use of the information. In no event shall the Town of Springfield or its employees, agents or officials, be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, procurement or substitute goods or services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption) however caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability, or tort (including negligence or otherwise) arising in any way out of the use of this system, even if advised of the possibility of such damage. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury, including but not limited to those caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use, whether for breach of contract, tortious behavior, negligence, or under any other cause of action.
Disclaimer on Accuracy and Completeness of Information
While the Town uses reasonable efforts to provide accurate and up-to-date information, some of the information provided is gathered by third parties and has not been independently verified by the Town. You agree that all use of these services is at your own risk and that the Town will not be held liable for any errors or omissions contained in the content of its services.
Although the information found on this system has been produced and processed from sources believed to be reliable, no warranty, expressed or implied, is made regarding accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability or usefulness of any information. This disclaimer applies to both isolated and aggregate uses of information. The Town of Springfield provides this information on an “as is” basis and expressly disclaims any and all warranties, express and implied, including but not limited to any warranties of accuracy, reliability, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, freedom from contamination by computer viruses and non-infringement of proprietary rights, or any other warranty, condition, guarantee or representation, whether oral, in writing or in electronic form, including but not limited to the accuracy or completeness of any information. The Town of Springfield does not represent or warrant that access to the service will be uninterrupted or that there will be no failures, errors or omissions or loss of transmitted information. The Town of Springfield assumes no liability or responsibility for the quality, content, accuracy, or 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 Town of Springfield. Changes may periodically be made to the information and these changes may or may not be incorporated in any new version of the publication. If you have obtained information from a source other than this site, be aware that electronic data can be altered subsequent to original distribution. Data can also quickly become out-of-date.
In no event shall the Town be liable for any special, indirect or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever, whether direct, indirect, consequential, incidental or special, or any claim for attorney’s fees resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tortious action, arising out of, or in connection with, the use or performance of information available from the County, or the inability to use the information on this service, even if Dane County is advised of the possibility of such damages.
The information, documents and related graphics published on this server could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically made to the information herein. The Town may make improvements and/or changes in the services and/or the content(s) described herein at any time.
Disclaimer for External Links
The Town of Springfield is not responsible for the contents of any off-site pages referenced. The user specifically acknowledges that the Town is not liable for the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of other users, links, or third parties and that the risk of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with the user. A link from the Town to another site does not constitute an endorsement from the Town. These links are provided as an information service only. It is the responsibility of the user to evaluate the content and usefulness of information from other sites. Since the Town is not responsible for the availability of any outside resource or link, or their contents, you should direct any concerns regarding any external link to its administrator or webmaster.
Choice of Law
Construction of the above disclaimers and resolution of any disputes arising from the use of this site are governed by the laws of the State of Wisconsin and Dane County and venue for the resolution of any actions or disputes that may arise shall be in Dane County. The laws of the state of Wisconsin shall apply to all uses of this data and this system. By use of this system and any data contained therein, the user agrees that use shall conform to all applicable laws and regulations and the user shall not violate the rights of any third parties.
All texts, images, data, maps, graphics, audio and visual clips, logos, and service marks (“Content”), available on this service may be protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. Content may be owned by the Town of Springfield or licensed to the Town by third-parties. The Town retains all rights to the information provided by this service, including, but not limited to, the right of reproduction. Please e-mail the Town’s webmaster for permission requests.
Ownership and Proprietary Rights
You will not reuse, republish or otherwise distribute the Content or any modified or altered versions of it, whether over the Internet or otherwise, and whether or not for payment, without the express written permission of the Town or the copyright holder.
You will cooperate promptly and completely with any reasonable request by the Town related to an investigation of infringement of copyright or other proprietary rights.
You agree that the material you are accessing may constitute trade secrets and/or intellectual property of the Town, and violation of this agreement may cause irreparable harm to the Town.
The information provided by this service resides on a computer system funded by the Town of Springfield. Anyone using this service consents to the monitoring of their use of this service by the computer system providers, authorized Town 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 Town 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 Town or any of its agencies, departments, authorities, officers, directors, employees, agents or representatives, where notice to the Town is required by any federal, state or local law, rule or regulation.
You hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Town of Springfield, and its officials, agencies, officers, subsidiaries, employees, licensors and agents, from and against any and all liability, loss, claims, damages, costs and/or actions (including attorney’s fees) based upon or arising out of any breach by you of your obligations under this Disclaimer. Notwithstanding your indemnification obligation, the Town reserves the right to defend any such claim, and you agree to provide us with such reasonable cooperation and information as we may request.