Usage Policy

Internet Terms of Use / Disclaimer

Access to the Bartlett Fire Protection District web site is conditioned upon you, the "User", accepting of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Use of this site by the User constitutes acceptance of all of the following terms and conditions. This web site is provided as a public service. Government personnel and the general public may use this system to review and retrieve publicly available government information. User agrees to use this web site as permitted by applicable local, state, and federal laws. User further agrees, not to knowingly and without authorization, alter, damage, or destroy the Bartlett Fire Protection District's or another user's computer system, network, software, program, documentation or data contained therein. User also agrees not to use this service to conduct or attempt to conduct any business or activity or solicit the performance of any activity that is prohibited by any law or regulation. In addition, taking action which results in blocking access to this web site by other users will be deemed an unauthorized use. Anyone using this system expressly consents to administrative monitoring at all times. You, as the User, are further advised that system administrators may provide evidence of possible criminal activity identified during such monitoring to appropriate law enforcement officials and agencies. If you do not wish to consent to monitoring, exit this system now.

Disclaimer of Reliability

Effort has been made by the Bartlett Fire Protection District to offer the most current, correct, and clearly expressed information possible. Nonetheless, errors in information do occur. The Bartlett Fire Protection District disclaims any responsibility for accuracy and/or typographical errors in the information that may be contained on these web pages. The information and data included on the servers has been compiled from a variety of sources, and are subject to change without notice to the User. The Bartlett Fire Protection District makes no warranties or representations whatsoever regarding the quality, content, completeness, suitability, adequacy, sequence, accuracy, or timeliness of such information and data. Official printed publications of the Bartlett Fire Protection District takes precedence over information that may be contained herein. The Bartlett Fire Protection District reserves the right to revise this legal notice and disclaimer at any time and for any reason, and reserves the right to make changes at any time, without notice or obligation, to any of the information contained in this legal notice and disclaimer and/or to any of the information contained in this web site. By entering this web site, user acknowledges and agrees to be bound by any such revisions. The services, information, and data made available at the Bartlett Fire Protection District web site are provided "as is" and "as available" without warranties of any kind. No warranty, express or implied, is made regarding the accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability or usefulness of any information. All warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose are disclaimed. The Bartlett Fire Protection District makes no representations or warranties regarding the condition or functionality of this web site, its suitability for use, or that this web service will be uninterrupted or error-free.

Links to Third Parties' Web sites

Links and pointers to third party Internet web sites that may be contained in the Bartlett Fire Protection District's web site are not under the control of the Bartlett Fire Protection District. The Bartlett Fire Protection District does not assume any responsibility or liability for any information, communications or materials available at such linked sites, or at any link contained in a linked site. Furthermore, the Bartlett Fire Protection District does not intend these third party links to be referrals or endorsements of the linked entities by the District, and are provided for convenience only. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, links or other information supplied, expressed or made available by third parties, are those of the author or distributor and do not necessarily reflect those of the Bartlett Fire Protection District, its officers, employees, agents or elected officials and do not constitute or imply endorsement by the Bartlett Fire Protection District, its officers, employees, agents or elected officials. The Bartlett Fire Protection District does not intend these third party links to constitute an association between the Bartlett Fire Protection District and such sites or the content, products, advertising or other materials or information presented on such sites. The Bartlett Fire Protection District makes no representation or warranty whatsoever regarding the completeness, accuracy, currency, or adequacy of such facts, views, opinions, statements, and/or recommendations contained in any linked site. Each individual site has its own set of policies about what information is appropriate for public access. User assumes sole responsibility for use of third party links and pointers.

Disclaimer of Liability

By using the Bartlett Fire Protection District web pages, the User assumes all risks associated with the use of this site, including any risk to User's computer, software or data being damaged by any virus, software, or any other file which might be transmitted or activated via a Bartlett Fire Protection District web page, link or User's access to it. The Bartlett Fire Protection District, its officers, employees, agents and elected officials shall in no event be liable for direct, indirect, punitive, special, incidental, or consequential damages, including, without limitation, lost revenues, or lost profits, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or misuse of the information or lack of information on the Bartlett Fire Protection District web site or with the delay or inability to use this web site, or from any information, documents, services, software, or other material obtained through this web site, or otherwise arising in any way out of the use of this web site, however caused, and on any theory of liability whether based on contract, tort, strict liability, including negligence or otherwise, even if the Bartlett Fire Protection District and/or any of its employees/affiliates have been advised of the possibility of damages. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury. The Bartlett Fire Protection District shall not be liable for any loss or injury caused in whole, or in part, by its actions, omissions, or contingencies beyond its control, including in procuring, compiling, or delivering the information, or arising out of any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies in the information regardless of how caused, or arising out of any user's decision or action taken or not taken in reliance upon information furnished.

Disclaimer or Association with User

User acknowledges that no joint venture, partnership, employment or agency relationship exists between the User and the Bartlett Fire Protection District, its officers, employees, agents or elected officials, as a result of this Agreement or use of this web site. User agrees not to hold himself or herself out as a representative, official, agent, or employee of the Bartlett Fire Protection District and the Bartlett Fire Protection District shall not be liable for any representation, act or omission of the User.

Use of Bulletin Board, or Any Other Communication or Interactive Forums

In the event that this web site currently contains or in the future may contain bulletin boards, discussion webs, chat rooms, or other message, interactive or communication facilities involving the Bartlett Fire Protection District and other users ("Forums"), the User agrees to use such Forums only to send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Forum. User agrees that when using a Forum, the User shall not violate any local, state or federal law or regulation. The Bartlett Fire Protection District reserves the right to remove any contents of this web site received from users for violations of the Bartlett Fire Protection District policies and other applicable regulations and law, including violations of others' rights. The Bartlett Fire Protection District reserves the right to edit any notices or postings for length if and when such length interferes with other users' access to and use of this forum. The User acknowledges that chats, conferences, bulletin boards, discussion webs and any other such interactive or communications forums hosted by this web site are public and not private communications. Further, the User acknowledges that chats, posting conferences, discussion webs and other communications by other Users are not endorsed by the Bartlett Fire Protection District, and such communications shall not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by the Bartlett Fire Protection District. The User acknowledges that any communications or material submitted by electronic mail, interactive forms or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like is and will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Anything that the User transmits or submits may be used by the Bartlett Fire Protection District for any purpose, including but not limited to reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast, and posting. The Bartlett Fire Protection District is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication the User transmits or submits to the Bartlett Fire Protection District by electronic mail, interactive forums or otherwise, for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to disseminating such information.

Indemnity

As a condition of use of the Bartlett Fire Protection District's web site, the User agrees to indemnify the Bartlett Fire Protection District, its officers, employees, elected officials and agents against any and all liability, expenses (including attorney's fees) and damages arising out of any and all claims resulting from User's use of this web site, including without limitation any claims alleging facts that if true would constitute a breach by User of these terms and conditions. The User further agrees to indemnify the Bartlett Fire Protection District, its officers, employees and agents against any and all liability, expenses (including attorney's fees) and damages arising out of any and all claims that information or material that User has submitted to the Bartlett Fire Protection District web site is in violation of any law or breach of any third party rights, including but not limited to claims in respect of defamation, invasion of privacy, breach of confidence, infringement of copyright and infringement of any other intellectual property right.

Choice of Law

The laws of the State of Illinois, USA, govern this Agreement including, but not limited to construction of disclaimers and resolution of disputes. User consents to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, USA in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of this web site.

Severability

If any part of this Agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable by a Court of Competent Jurisdiction including, but not limited to the warranty disclaimers and liability limitation set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the Agreement shall continue in effect. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the User and the Bartlett Fire Protection District with respect to this web site. The headings used in any portion of this statement are for convenience only. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.