Terms & Conditions

By using this website you are deemed to have read and agreed to the following terms and conditions.

The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer Notice.  “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person accessing Greenport Townhub and accepting the Company’s terms and conditions.  “The Town of Greenport,” “Islay Communications” refer to the entities managing the Greenport Townhub website.  “Third parties” or “Greenport residents” or “users” refer to users of the Greenport Townhub website.

Privacy Policy
Greenport Townhub Privacy Policy:  Islay Communications has been engaged by the Town of Greenport to build and manage as a private-public sector partnership the Greenport Townhub website.  This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information provided by users of the site.  Information provided by users is used for identification to permit posting to Greenport Townhub, share information about events within the Town of Greenport, distribute email alerts as requested by users, and to improve the site.  Email addresses provided to Greenport Townhub may also be used for communications with residents regarding official business of the town, but no other purposes.  By using Greenport Townhub, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Information Collection and Use:  While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you.  Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your name, address and email (“Personal Information”).

Log Data: Like many site operators, we collect information your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”).  This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of the site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

Cookies:  Similar to other websites with login functions, Greenport Townhub uses Cookies to remember and facilitate the login of registered users.  Cookies are files with a small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier.  Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.  Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information.  You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent.  However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some of the functionality of the site.

Security:  The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure.  While we strive to protect the Personal Information you provide, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Disclaimer
No warranties:  The Town of Greenport or Islay Communications make no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website, including that this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or the information on this website is complete, accurate or not misleading.  Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind.

Limitations of liability: By agreeing to use this website, you agree to hold the Town of Greenport or Islay Communications, Inc. harmless in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website and content individual users may post on the site.  You understand that the website contains information from the Town of Greenport and its residents related to news, events, conversations, notices and classifieds that may not have been independently verified.  You agree that the information provided by the Town of Greenport and Islay Communications on Greenport Townhub and the right to post information on this website is provided as a public service.  You agree to indemnify the Town of Greenport and Islay Communications from any indirect, special or consequential loss; business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill that may result from use of the site, or the use by others of the site including posts or items purchased from third parties.  These limitations of liability apply even if the Town of Greenport and/or Islay Communications has been expressly advised of the potential loss.

You also understand that as a public service the Greenport Townhub permit residents to post information on the Townhub site.  You agree to indemnify the Town of Greenport and Islay Communications any indirect, special or consequential loss; business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill that may result from other residents or third parties posting to the site.  You agree that any such posts are the responsibility of the user or individual posting to the site, not the Town of Greenport or Islay Communications.

You also agree to abide by all laws that govern information posted in public or publicly accessible websites.  In addition, we make specific note that posts regarding businesses and job postings must adhere to laws and rules governing such posts.  By posting information on this site and these areas, you assume liability and responsibility for applying with relevant laws.  In the event, the Webmaster is notified of content that does not confirm with laws and requirements, it is the right of the Webmaster to remove such content.

Reasonableness:  By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable.  If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.

Other parties:  You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against the Town of Greenport or Islay Communication’s officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website.

Unenforceable provisions: If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.

Links to This Website
You may create a link to any page of this website without our prior written consent.  If you do create a link to a page of this website you do so at your own risk and the exclusions and limitations set out above will apply to your use of this website by linking to it.

Third-Party Content
We do not monitor or review the content of other party’s websites which are linked to from this website either by Greenport Townhub or users of the site.  Opinions expressed or material appearing on such websites are not necessarily shared or endorsed by us and should not be regarded as the publisher of such opinions or material.

Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices, or content, of these sites.  We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of these sites.  You should evaluate the security and trustworthiness of any other site connected to this site or accessed through this site yourself, before disclosing any personal information to them.  Greenport Townhub will not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage in whatever manner, howsoever caused, resulting from your disclosure to third parties of personal information.

Advertising

Advertising on Greenport Townhub is required to comply with all nationally accepted standards and is conducted at arms length from the Town of Greenport.  Greenport Townhub does not run political or social cause advertising.  Neither the Town of Greenport or Greenport Townhub endorse or provide any guarantee or representations regarding advertisers or their products or services.

Login
The ability to upload content to Greenport Townhub is available to residents of Greenport by logging into the site using their name, address and email.  Individuals who do not live in Greenport will not be permitted to log in.  Individuals will not be permitted to log in anonymously, but only using their actual names.  Reflecting the fact that the ability to post information to the site is a privilege not a right, Greenport Townhub reserves the right to decline or withdraw log in permission for users at anytime.

User-Posted Content
Greenport Townhub provides a platform for residents of the town to post information to the Website as a public service for other residents in the town and to engage in dialog.  Users are responsible for ensuring that information posted to the site is accurate and respectful.

The Town of Greenport and Islay Communications assume no responsibility for information posted to the site by users and reserves the right to delete and/or remove content posted by users from Greenport Townhub at their discretion.  The Town of Greenport and Islay Communications will remove information that does not conform with the site’s commitment to respectful dialog or is identified as inappropriate or inaccurate.

Respectful Dialog
Users agree to maintain a respectful dialog when posting information to the site and ensure the accuracy of information posted to it.

Copyright Notice
Copyright and other relevant intellectual property rights exists on all text relating to the Company’s services and the full content of this website.

Changes To These Terms & Conditions
The Town of Greenport/Islay Communications may update these Terms & Conditions from time to time. We will notify users of changes on a regular basis.  You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.

Contact Us
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.

Portions of this document were created using a Contractology template available at http://www.freenetlaw.com.