County of Santa Clara Disclaimers Policy


Purpose of Policy

This policy limits County of Santa Clara’s liability for content published on the website, including messages posted in communities. The following sections of our disclaimer policy explain these disclaimers:

  1. Disclaimer of Liability
  2. Exceptions to Disclaimers
  3. Indemnification
  4. Notice of Links to External Websites

A.   Disclaimer of Liability

The County of Santa Clara disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, for any of the materials provided on this site, or any improper or incorrect use of them.  The materials in this site are provided "as is,” and you are under no obligation to use them. There are alternatives to accessing County information and services, including via phone, and in person.

The County of Santa Clara, in good faith, maintains this site to the best of its abilities, but the County shall not be liable for any damages incurred due to errors, interruptions, inadequacies, or malicious computer code or components on this site or its servers. The County does not warrant that all defects will be fixed.

Materials and information on Santa Clara County’s website are provided as a public service and intended to afford general guidelines on matters of public interest. Accordingly, the information in this site is not intended to serve as legal or financial advice, and the County does not warrant the completeness, accuracy, or timeliness of material on this site. Changes are made periodically to many County documents and these changes may or may not be reflected in the materials or information present on the County of Santa Clara's website. Additionally, because the site is frequently under development, materials and information may be deleted, modified or moved to a different part of the site without advance notice.

B.   Exceptions to Disclaimers

Certain State laws do not allow limitations on implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of certain damages. If these laws apply to you, some or all of the above disclaimers, exclusions, or limitations may not apply to you, and you might have additional rights.

C.   Indemnification

To the extent permitted by law, by using the County of Santa Clara's website, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the County of Santa Clara and its representatives from and against all claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising out of the your use of this site or materials and information contained on this site.

D. Notice of Links to External Websites

There are multiple web domains affiliated with the County of Santa Clara, including  When you click on a non-County link, a message will appear informing you that you are leaving an official County site.  Once you link to another site, you are subject to the policies of the new site, not to those of the County of Santa Clara's web portal.


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