Links to Other Sites
We have not reviewed all the third party sites linked to or framing this Website and are not responsible for the contents of any pages contained on such third party sites. We do not make any representations or warranties as to the security of any information (including, without limitation, credit card and other personal information) you may have or might be requested to give to any third party, and you hereby irrevocably waive any claim against us with respect to such third party sites and their content. Your linking to any sites or to any other pages connected to such sites is at your own risk.
Visitors to, and users of, the Official Website of The City of Weston, Florida, are advised that information contained within the pages of the Site is believed to be accurate. However, errors can occur. The City of Weston makes no warranty or guarantee regarding the completeness, accuracy, or timeliness of such information and the data or that such information and data will be error-free. The City of Weston does not endorse any products or services linked from this system, and none of them shall be held liable for any losses, damages or injury caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability, completeness or timeliness of such information. Portions of the information may be incorrect or not current. Any person or entity that uses or relies on any information obtained from this system assumes all risk of using or relying on any such information.
Privacy and Public Disclosure
You do not have to give us personal information to visit our website or download our publications. We collect no personal information about you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide this information to us or unless required by a specific City Department in order to transact business with that Department.
Information Automatically Collected
If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the Site, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:
- Name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example: xcompany.com, if you use a private Internet access account, or yourschool.edu, if you connect from an educational institution's domain);
- The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
- The date and time you access our site;
- The page from which you came and the pages that you access; and
- Your system's IP (Internet Protocol) address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are using the Internet)
The above is collected to create summary statistics using third-party software programs like Google Analytics. Information may be used for any legal reason, which may include, but is not limited to, determining what information is of most and least interest to our visitors, and to help identify system performance or problem areas in order to better plan future enhancements. It is not collected for commercial marketing purposes.
Please note the information collected, whether or not personally identifiable, may also include audio, video and other graphic formats you send us. Information is retained and used in accordance with existing laws, rules, regulations and other policies.
Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing. Email is not a secure form of transmission. As such, we do not recommend you transmit sensitive or personally identifiable information via email.
Several tools, policies and protocols are used to safeguard the submission of information through the Site. Security measures have been integrated into the design, implementation and day-to-day operations of the entire operating environment as part of our continuing commitment to the security of electronic content as well as the electronic transmission of information.
For services requiring online financial transactions, The City of Weston uses industry standard encryption such as Transport Layer Security (TLS) to safeguard your sensitive personal information, including your credit card number. Information is encrypted from your computer to the website computer processing your request. We do not store credit card information and all payment processing is performed by third-party payment processors.
In order to further secure your privacy, do not divulge any passwords or sensitive information to anyone in a phone call or email. When you are finished with those applications that are password protected or require your credit card information, it is always recommended that you close or otherwise exit the browser page.
Our site may occasionally use "cookies" to customize your browsing experience. Cookies are simple text files stored by your browser and provide a method to distinguish between site visitors, allowing customized features such as online payments. Cookies created on your computer by using our website do not contain personally identifiable information and do not compromise your privacy or security. You can refuse the cookie or delete the cookie file from your computer at any time by using any one of a number of widely available methods.
Unless otherwise noted, all contents of this Website, including, without limitation, all text, programs, products, processes, technology, information, content and other materials, together with all copyrights, trademarks, trade dress and/or other intellectual property therein (collectively, “Contents”), and the compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement, and assembly) are owned by us, or by third parties who have licensed such Contents to us. Such Contents are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. We, on behalf of ourselves and our licensors, expressly reserve all rights, including, without limitation, intellectual property rights, in this Website and all Contents and compilation of Contents from time to time available on this Website. Access to this Site does not confer, and shall not be considered as conferring, upon you or any other user of the Website any license or other rights to the Website, the Contents or the compilation of Contents.
Photo albums posted by the City of Weston are further subject to the following conditions:
- Attribution — You must attribute the work to The City of Weston (but not in any way that suggests the City endorses you or your use of the work).
- Noncommercial — You may not use this work for commercial nor political campaign purposes.
- No Derivative Works — You may not alter, transform, or build upon this work.
The materials made available for public use on www.westonfl.org are for the use and benefit of the residents, businesses and visitors of The City of Weston Site. Any person who uses these systems or attempts to gain access to information or materials on these systems is subject to the jurisdiction of the State of Florida. Any dispute arising from a person using or attempting to use information or materials on www.westonfl.org shall be resolved in accordance with Florida laws and in the courts of competent jurisdiction in Broward County, Florida.
Modifications to Terms
Social Media Accounts - Facebook|Twitter and others
Comments expressed on this page do not necessarily reflect the opinions and position of the City of Weston, its individual members, or its administrator, officers or employees.
The City of Weston use of social media is intended to be used for informational purposes only. If you wish to contact the City Commission or Administration or to request City services, you can do so through the City website WestonFL.org.
Under Florida law, this is a public record. If you do not want your name, profile, comment and/or post released in response to a public-records request, do not post to a social media page.
The City of Weston Page is maintained and moderated by the Communications Department during normal business hours to ensure that posted comments are constructive and suitable for all readers while respecting a range of opinions and points of view.
The following actions are unacceptable practices: defaming, harassing, threatening, or otherwise violating the legal rights of others, including their privacy; misrepresenting one's person, background, or character; posting any defamatory, infringing, obscene, false, or unlawful material; selling, advertising, or exchanging any goods or services unless expressly allowed; statements / threats or calls for violence or attacks of sexual assault or sexual exploitation, including derogatory terms related to sexual activity; calling for self-injury or suicide of a specific person or group of people; posting any copyrighted material; and/or spam or bot-generated content.
The City does not endorse any content, viewpoint, product or service linked from its social media sites and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of shared information. The City of Weston reserves the right to hide a comment or content in violation of unacceptable practices without prior notification.
If you have questions about this policy, please direct them to: firstname.lastname@example.org for clarification.