Town of Southern Pines: Disclaimer
The information contained in the Town of Southern Pines website is provided as a public service to the citizens of Southern Pines and to the Internet community. Although the Town of Southern Pines encourages contributors to our web pages to provide accurate and up-to-date information, we cannot guarantee that all of the information on this site is error-free or authoritative.
The user accepts the risk of harm or loss to the user from use of this information. Thus, the use of the information is strictly voluntary and at the user's sole risk. Further, the contents of these pages are subject to periodic change. Anyone desiring current information and data should contact the appropriate persons maintaining the information.
Exclusion of Warranties
Information placed on the Town of Southern Pines website is not intended to replace any official source. Although every attempt is made to ensure that the information is accurate and timely, the information is presented "as is" and without warranties, either express or implied, including warranties regarding the content of legislative information. The Town of Southern Pines disclaims all express warranties included in any materials, and further disclaims all implied warranties, including warranties of merchantability, fitness for particular purposes, and non-infringement of proprietary rights.
No information contained within the Town of Southern Pines website should be mistaken for legal advice, nor should anyone make legally binding decisions based on this information.
Other resources linked from these pages are maintained by independent providers, which the Town of Southern Pines cannot monitor at all times. Therefore, certain statements, views and opinions that may be made by independent providers’ materials are strictly those of the authors. These views may not necessarily represent the opinions or policies of the Town of Southern Pines, nor its agents, officers, directors, or employees.
If you find or believe that information obtained from this site is inaccurate, illegible, or out-of-date, or if you encounter technical or other problems when using or accessing this site, please notify the webmaster at http://www.southernpines.net.
Limits of Applicability
Collection and Use of Information
The Town of Southern Pines website utilizes server logs and analysis tools to create summary statistics about the use of the website. The summary statistics are used for purposes such as assessing what information is of most interest to users, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas. These logs collect the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your computer, and may collect other similar information about your computer network.
Certain on-line government transactions conducted on the Town of Southern Pines website ask for particular kinds of information about users and/or the organization with which they are affiliated. The specifics of this information vary according to the type of transaction and the agency or department involved. In each case, the information requested is identical to the information requested for transactions conducted in person rather than on-line. Whenever the Town requests personal information, there will be an indication of whether disclosure of such information is mandatory or optional. Information collected in the course of the transaction is used for the following purposes:
- To conduct on-line transactions with the appropriate agency or department (e.g., renewal of library material).
- To send you an e-mail confirming your transaction.
- To forward announcements or content features to you, only if you have chosen to request this service.
The Town of Southern Pines does not sell or rent personally identifiable information. However, when you provide information to any government entity, that information may be subject to the North Carolina Public Information Act and applicable federal legislation. Information about the North Carolina Public Information Act (N.C.G.S. 132), is available on-line from the N.C. General Assembly website. Additionally, although the Town does not sell or rent personally identifiable information, certain local, state, and federal governments and commercial entities whose sites are accessible through the Town website may sell personally identifiable information.
Commercial and Legal Implications
The Town of Southern Pines uses vendors to provide various services. Personally identifiable information may be shared with such vendors, so that they can perform the services required. Additionally, the Town may be required by law enforcement or judicial authorities to provide personally identifiable information to the appropriate governmental authorities. The Town cooperates fully with law enforcement agencies in identifying those who use our services for illegal activities. We reserve the right to report to law enforcement agencies any activities that we believe to be unlawful.
For more information on how to protect your personal information on-line, consult the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s statement on privacy at http://www.ftc.gov/privacy/.