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Privacy Policy & Disclaimer for Morrison County’s Web Site

 

Morrison County Government Center
213 S.E. 1st Avenue
Little Falls, MN 56345
Phone (switchboard) - (320) 632-2941 or 1-866-401-1111

If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy policy and disclaimer, or about the Web site in general, you may contact the Morrison County Web Administrator.

If you have a technical problem with viewing the information on the Web site, you may contact Beth Hamlin at the e-mail address above or by phone at 320-632-0292. Beth will assist you within her own capacity or will contact the vendor to help resolve problems related to the Morrison County website, but cannot help with problems related to your computer or network connection.

Introduction
The Web site of Morrison County is governed and construed by the laws of the State of Minnesota, including the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act. The purpose of our policy is to inform you about the types of information we gather when you visit our Web site, how we may use that information, and whether we disclose it to anyone. The following is the Privacy Policy & Disclaimer for the Morrison County Web site beginning with
www.co.morrison.mn.us and all Web sites providing contracted services to Morrison County.

Terms of Use
By visiting the Morrison County Web site, you agree that you will not use the Web site for any unlawful activity, or use it in a way that would violate the following terms and conditions.  Any use of the Web site shall comply with all Morrison County, Minnesota and State of Minnesota laws and regulations as well as with all federal laws and regulations.

Collection of Information
No personally identifiable information is collected when you simply browse this Web site or download information from it. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:  The Internet domain (for example, "SomeCompany.Com" if you use a private Internet access account) and IP address (a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are connected to the Internet) from which you access our Web site; the type of browser and operating system used to access our site; the date and time you access our site; the pages you visit; and if you linked to our Web site from another Web site, the address of that Web site. We use this information to help us make our Web site more useful; learning about the number of visitors to our Web site and the types of technology our visitors use helps us improve the Web site and the services we offer.

If you participate in a survey, submit a request for information, or send an e-mail, the information you volunteer will be collected.  If you request services available through this Web site, you may be required to furnish additional information which may be required by law or which is necessary to provide the service you requested.  The additional information collected will be no more specific than if you were requesting the service by any other means, including by mail, telephone, or in-person visit to a County facility.

If the information being collected is defined as "private" or "confidential" under the terms of the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act, you will receive the appropriate, legal notification.  All other information collected through the Morrison County Web site is defined as "public" under the terms of the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act and may be disclosed upon request.

Cookies
Some Web pages on the Morrison County Web site use "cookies" to pass information from one page to the next page, or to store information from one visit to the next time you visit our Web site. If you configure your browser so that it does not accept cookies from a Web page, you will still be able to use all pages on the Morrison County Web site.  However, you may have to re-enter information every time you visit certain pages.

Web sites providing contracted services to Morrison County may also use cookie technology and those Web sites will describe their use of cookies in their disclaimers.

Any questions about the use of cookies on Morrison County Web sites should be directed to TabithaM@co.morrison.mn.us 

Disclaimer
Information on Other Web Sites

This Web site provides links (also known as hyperlinks) to other Web sites.  These may include links to Web sites operated by other government agencies, nonprofit organizations and /or private businesses.  This Privacy Policy & Disclaimer applies only to the Morrison County Web site and Web sites providing contracted services to Morrison County.  When you follow a link to any other Web site, you are subject to the privacy policy and disclaimer of that Web site and we encourage you to examine the privacy policy and disclaimer of that Web site.

Neither Morrison County Minnesota, nor any agency, officer, or employee of the County warrants the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published on other Web sites, nor endorses any content, viewpoints, products, or services on other Web sites, and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of information on other Web sites.  Portions of information on other Web sites may be incorrect or not current.  Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from other Web sites does so at his or her own risk.

Information on the Morrison County Web Site:

Due to the number of sources from which information for this Web site was obtained, and the inherent hazards of electronic distribution, there may be delays, omissions or inaccuracies in such information.

Morrison County and its officials, employees, affiliates, agents and licensors cannot and do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, currentness, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose of the information available through this Web site. The data and information contained in or attached to any part of the Morrison County Web site are not official documents or transactions of Morrison County. Morrison County, its officials, employees, affiliates, agents and licensors, shall not be liable to you or anyone else for any loss, injury or personal injury resulting directly or indirectly from use of the Morrison County Web site, caused in whole or in part by its negligence or contingencies beyond its control in procuring, compiling, interpreting, reporting or delivering any information through the Morrison County Web site. In no event will Morrison County and its officials, employees, affiliates, agents and licensors, be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on such information. Morrison County and its officials, employees, affiliates, agents and licensors shall not be liable to you or anyone else for any damages, including, without limitation, consequential, special, incidental, indirect, or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. You agree that the liability of Morrison County and its officials, employees, affiliates, agents and licensors, if any, arising out of any kinds of legal claim (whether in contract, tort or otherwise) in any way connected with Morrison County Web site and information in the Morrison County Web site shall not exceed the amount you paid to Morrison County for the use of the Morrison County Web site.

You are responsible for all statements made and acts or omissions that occur while you are using the Morrison County Web site.

Morrison County may discontinue or change the Morrison County Web site or its availability to you at any time. This agreement is personal to you, and you may not assign your rights or obligations to anyone. If any provision of this agreement is invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect. This agreement, your rights and obligations, and all actions contemplated by this Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the United States of America and the State of Minnesota, as if the agreement was a contract wholly entered into and wholly performed within the State of Minnesota.

By the use of the Morrison County Web site, I agree that I have read and understand this agreement and agree to be bound by all of the terms.

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