you hereby agree to be bound by all of the Terms and Conditions contained herein.
The City of Oxnard (“City”), through its Police Department (the “Department”), has created and designed the Site for the purpose of communicating general information with users of the Site and the residents of the City.
The Site is not intended for emergency use and is not a replacement for using 9-1-1 or calling the Department directly. If you have an emergency or important time-sensitive information and are within the City of Oxnard (“City”) limits, communicate this information with the Department by using 9-1-1 emergency telephone service.
The Department retains copyright on all text, graphic images, and other content (the “material”) on the Site. The material published on the Site is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws, and is owned or controlled by the Department, or the party listed as the provider of the content, software, or other materials. Commercial use of the materials is prohibited without written permission of the Department.
UNAUTHORIZED COPYING, REPRODUCTION, REPUBLISHING, UPLOADING, DOWNLOADING, POSTING, TRANSMITTING OR DUPLICATING ANY OF THE MATERIAL IS PROHIBITED. You may download or copy any downloadable material displayed on the Site for home, noncommercial, and personal use only, provided that you maintain all copyright, trademark, or other notices contained in the material and you agree to abide by all additional copyright notices, trademark notices, information, or restrictions contained in any material accessed through the Site.
Use of the name or insignias of the Department is restricted by law and may be used only with written permission of the Department.
DEPARTMENT’S RIGHT TO MODIFY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The Department reserves the right to modify, update, or alter these Terms and Conditions at any time. Your continued use of the Site constitutes your agreement to comply with such modifications, updates, or alterations of the Terms and Conditions.
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of California as applied to agreements made and to be performed entirely therein. Any action brought to enforce these Terms and Conditions or in connection with this Site shall be brought in either the state or federal courts in Ventura County, California.
Communications made through or to the Site’s e-mail and messaging system shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal notice to the City, its City Council, or any of its departments, including the Department, divisions, officers, employees, agents, or representatives, with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of action against the City, its City Council, or any of its departments, divisions, officers, employees, agents, or representatives, where notice to the City, its City Council, or any of its departments, including the Department, divisions, officers, employees, agents, or representatives is required by any federal, state, or local laws, rules, or regulations.
The Site shall be used only for authorized purposes. Unauthorized modification of any information stored on this system may result in criminal prosecution under Federal, State, and local laws. The Department and its agents may monitor and audit the usage of the Site, and all persons are hereby notified that use of the Site constitutes consent to such monitoring and auditing.
You shall not restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying any service conducted on this Site, nor shall you upload, transmit, distribute, or otherwise publish on the Site (i) any unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, or indecent materials; (ii) any materials which infringe any intellectual property right of any third party or advertise or otherwise solicit funds or is a solicitation for goods and services; or (iii) any materials containing a virus or other harmful component. While the Department has no obligation to monitor the Site and is not responsible for the content of any messages, information, or files transmitted on the Site, the Department reserves the right to delete, move, edit, refuse to post, or take other appropriate action with respect to such messages, information or files which the Department, in its sole discretion, deems objectionable or otherwise in violation of these Terms and Conditions.
DISCLAIMERS/LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
The material included on or available through the Site may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the material on the Site. The Department may make improvements and/or changes to the Site at any time. The Department does not represent or warrant that the Site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Site or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components. The Department makes no representation about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, or accuracy of the Site for any purpose. The Site and the material contained herein are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind. The Department hereby disclaims all warranties and conditions with regard to the Site, including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement.
The Department may collect and store information for statistical purposes. For example, the Department may count the number of users to the different sections of the Site to help make those sections more useful to users. Similar information is gathered for anonymous ftp, remote account login, or for other comparable types of connections.
By sending the Department an electronic mail message, you may be sending the Department personal information, such as your name, mailing address, telephone number, and/or e-mail address. The Department may store this information in order to respond to a request or to otherwise resolve the subject matter of your e-mail. The Department does not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others. The Department does not send unsolicited e-mail or correspondence. The Department makes every reasonable effort to ensure that your identifying information is not disclosed to outside sources, except that if the Department suspects criminal activity, your information may be shared with personnel of the Department or other allied law enforcement agencies. If you are concerned about your privacy or anonymity, the Department recommends that you telephone us directly, or you may call CrimeStoppers at 805.486.8362.
The Department does not guarantee the accuracy, reliability, or confidentiality of any such communications. The Internet should not be used to transmit any sensitive or confidential information to the Department, as such information may be easily intercepted. Given the unreliable nature of Internet communications, information transmitted to the Department via electronic means may not be received, nor may it be received or reviewed in a timely manner, although the Department makes every reasonable effort to respond to messages received.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
The links included within the Department’s Site may allow you to leave the Site. Links are not under the control of the Department. Links provided on this Site do not constitute any endorsement by the Department of the content or opinions expressed by the articles, or information published by the news media or sources listed. These items are made available only as a public service to the Site’s online visitors and City of Oxnard residents.