Social Media Disclaimer

The comments posted on the County's social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.) may be moderated. All content posted by Public Users must be limited to the topic originally posted. Content that is beyond the scope of the original topic may not be posted, or may be removed as soon as possible. The County does not discriminate on the basis of viewpoints or opinions expressed. Only content that complies with the following content guidelines will be posted. The following types of content submitted by a Public User may NOT be posted or may be removed:

  • Content beyond the scope of the original topic posted by the County
  • Use of profanity or obscene language
  • Content promoting personal profit, including commercial solicitation or conducting or pursuing personal business interests
  • Content endorsing, or appearing to endorse, commercial products, services, or companies
  • Content endorsing any person campaigning for election to a political office or promoting or opposing any ballot measure or proposition
  • Content in violation of intellectual property laws, including but not limited to posting licensed material without authorization, or posting copyrighted material without the publisher’s permission
  • Disseminating hoaxes, chain letters, or advertisements Sexually oriented messages or images
  • Conduct or encouragement of illegal activity
  • Information that may compromise the safety or security of the public or public systems
  • Personally identifiable information, such as phone numbers or addresses

Content posted on County's social media sites will in no way constitute a legal or official notice to the County or any official or employee/affiliate of the County for any purpose. The County recognizes that social media tools are available 24 hours a day. However, given the need to manage resources, the comments may be generally moderated only during normal business hours, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Comments posted outside of normal business hours may be read and appropriate action may be taken within the next business day or as soon as possible. 

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