Terms Of Use

Your access to and use of the Chelan County website is subject to all applicable laws and regulations and these Terms of Use - which may be changed or updated by us from time to time without notice to you. In consideration of your use of the County website, you accept, without limitation or qualification, the General User Terms and Conditions.

Your User Obligation

As consideration for your use of the Chelan County website, you agree to provide true and accurate information about yourself and to make certain the information that you provide is current, complete and promptly updated as necessary. If you provide false, inaccurate or incomplete information, or if Chelan County has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate or incomplete, then Chelan County has the right to suspend or terminate your use of the Chelan County website.

Privacy Policy

County of Chelan is committed to protecting your privacy in your electronic communications with us. During your visit to our site, we will collect information from you. This policy describes the information collected and how it is used. The type of information we collect depends upon the application used and the products or services requested. Our site includes links to other sites not controlled by Chelan County. This policy does not apply to those sites. Chelan County reserves the right to change this policy at any time without prior notice. See more of our privacy policy

Social Media Use Policy

County of Chelan communicates with customers through many digital outlets through social media. Materials and information on this and other Social Media Sites share information on matters of public interest related to Chelan County,.

Use of Website Material

Subject to the Chelan County Privacy Policy, your substantive communications and materials transmitted to us, such as data, pictures, images, videos, documents, questions, comments or suggestions are considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. Your transmission to Chelan County grants the County a perpetual non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, and publish such communications and materials in whole or in part for any purpose.

User Conduct

You are prohibited from transmitting any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, harassing, pornographic, or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. You further agree not to upload, post, e-mail or otherwise transmit any confidential information, trade secrets, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," any other form of solicitation, or software viruses.

Copyrights

The information and content of the Chelan County web site is copyright protected unless otherwise noted. All rights are reserved. Permission is granted to use the contents of the Chelan County web site and to copy electronically or to print contents from the web site for the sole purpose of sharing information on the Chelan County web site on the condition that the sharing of information is without cost to the recipients and that the information is shared exactly as presented on the Chelan County web site, without modification. Distribution or replication in any other form or for any other purpose, including but not limited to any for-profit commercial purpose or use, and any modification whatsoever, are strictly prohibited without prior written consent of Chelan County. You may download or print a copy of any portion of the Chelan County website solely for your personal, non-commercial use, provided you do not remove any trademark, copyright, or other notice from such contents.

Use of Images

Your use of the images of people or places displayed on the Chelan County website is prohibited unless specifically permitted by these General User Terms and Conditions. Any unauthorized use of the images may violate copyright, trademark, and privacy laws or regulations.

Trademarks

The trademarks, logos, and service marks of Chelan County and those displayed on the Chelan County website are protected trademarks of Chelan County, Washington. You may not use the trademarks, logos, or service marks of Chelan County, Washington without the written permission of the county. Any use of the trademarks, logos, or service marks without the prior written permission of Chelan County is strictly prohibited and may be subject to civil sanction and/or criminal prosecution.

Links

This website is an information and service channel paid for by the citizens of Chelan County. It is not a public forum. Links to other sites from this site are provided solely at the discretion of Chelan County.

Links are provided to the following categories of external sites and must meet the criteria established herein:

  1. Other government entities, including local, state and federal government sites, or sites operated by agencies or departments of any of those entities;
  2. Sites operated by nonprofit or not-for-profit agencies or departments with which the County has an established statutory, participatory or supportive relationship
  3. Sites operated by nonprofit, not-for-profit or for-profit agencies or entities who provide community-based services including health care, child care, elder care or other social services; or
  4. Commercial sites with which the County has an direct working relationship that  further a specific mission of the County.

Any link to the Chelan County web site must not imply that the County is endorsing the linking site or its products and must not misrepresent its relationship with the County. The linking site must not present false information about County services, or use the County logo, seal or flag on its web site.  The linking web site must not contain content that could be construed as distasteful, offensive or controversial and should only contain content appropriate for all age groups.

This site may contain links to other sites on the Internet that are operated by parties other than Chelan County and the County is not responsible for the content of any such external site, or for the availability of the site or its content.  If you have questions or concerns regarding the content of any of these external sites, you should contact the site administrator directly.

Modifications of County Web Site

County of Chelan reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the  Chelan County web site or any part thereof with or without notice for any reason or no reason whatsoever. You agree that Chelan County shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Chelan County web site.

General Information

These General User Terms and Conditions and your use of the Chelan County website is governed by the laws of the State of Washington and the County of Chelan. You agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the State and Federal Courts located within Chelan County for any disputes or matters arising out of the County website or use of the County website.

Accessibility Statement

Section 508 Standard of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (29 U.S.C. 794d) requires Federal agencies to develop, procure, maintain, or use electronic and information technology, to enable individuals with disabilities to have access and use of information and data that is comparable to the access and use by those who are not individuals with disabilities, unless an undue burden would be imposed on the agency. Although not required to do so by regulation or law, Chelan County acknowledges its obligation to serve its citizens who use assistive technology or who may have other needs, which may be served through Section 508 design principles. 

The County seeks to bring the web site into basic compliance with Section 508. Site users who encounter difficulty using this site are requested to contact web.master@co.chelan.wa.us describing the nature of their problem and where encountered.

Updated:  December 29, 2014 - Wenatchee, Washington