Connecting People to Services

Terms and Conditions

Your use of this web site is subject to the terms and conditions described below.

By viewing the Falmouth Human Services web site, you accept all terms and conditions.  These terms and conditions are subject to change without notification.

No Warranties:  All documents, files or data accessible on or through this web site (this term includes, but is not limited to, this page, linked pages and sub pages) of the Human Services Department and the Town of Falmouth, its agencies, departments, boards, commissions and offices are provided solely to facilitate public access to information.  The Human Services Department and the Town of Falmouth attempts to provide current and accurate information on this web site but cannot guarantee the accuracy or currency of any materials or information on its web site.  The Human Services Department and the Town of Falmouth provides such documents, files or data accessible on or through this web site “as is” and without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, accuracy, currency, reliability, omissions or completeness.  The Human Services Department and the Town of Falmouth shall not be liable for any claim for damages, including lost profits, consequential or punitive damages, exemplary, incidental, indirect or special damages, relating in any way to the documents, files or other data accessible on or through this web site, including, but not limited to, claims arising out of or related to electronic access or the transmission of data or viruses.  The content of this web site is subject to change without notice.

Links to Other Sites:  The Human Services Department and the Town of Falmouth’s sites have links to other local, state and/or federal agencies, as well as links to other organizations. This linkage does not constitute the Human Services Department or the Town of Falmouth’s endorsement of, or support for, any web page, site, organization, products, policies, services or information and the Human Services Department and the Town of Falmouth makes no representations or warranties concerning such web page or site regarding its content or suitability.  The Human Services Department and the Town of Falmouth’s disclaimer of warranties as described in paragraph one, shall apply to all links to non-Human Services Department or non-Town of Falmouth web sites and pages.

No Legal or Other Notice:  Communications to the Human Services Department or the Town of Falmouth via this web site shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal or official notice to the Town of Falmouth, its agencies, departments, boards, commissions, officers, employees, representatives or agents with respect to any existing, pending or future claim or cause of action against the Human Services Department or the Town of Falmouth or any of its agencies, departments, boards, commissions, officers, employees, representatives or agents where notice is required by federal, state or local law.  No communications to the Human Services Department or to the Town of Falmouth via this web site shall be deemed to constitute legal or official notice for any purpose.

Commercial Use Prohibited:  This web site and the contents are intended only for the individual, non-commercial use of web site users.  No user of this web site may resell, republish, print, download or copy any portion of this web site or the contents for commercial use without the prior written consent of the Human Services Department and Town of Falmouth, except that reasonable copying or printing of its contents for individual, non-commercial use is permitted.

Security:  For site security and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this municipal government computer system employs security measures to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, deny service, otherwise cause damage, or access non-public information.  Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Infrastructure Protection Act of 1993.  Information regarding possible violations of law may be provided to law enforcement officials.

Protecting your privacy is very important to us:  We do not collect any personally identifiable information (PII) about you during your visit to the Falmouth Human Services website unless you choose to provide it to us.  We do, however, collect some data about visits to our website to help us better understand how the public uses the site and to make improvements.  We collect information from visitors who read, browse, and/or download information from our websites.  Falmouth Human Services never collects information for commercial marketing or any purpose unrelated to the Falmouth Human Services mission and goals.

Types of Information Falmouth Human Services Collects:  When you browse through any website, it can collect certain information about your visit.  We automatically collect and temporarily store the following information about your visit:

  • The domain name of your Internet service provider (ISP): for example, “youragency.gov” if you connected from a government domain, “yourschool.edu” if you connected from an education domain, or “xcompany.com” if you connected from a private ISP.
  • An Internet Protocol (IP) address.  An IP address is a number that your ISP assigns to your computer.  Your ISP may use a static addressing system (each time you connect to the Internet, your computer may have a different address).
  • The date and time of your visit.
  • The pages you visit and the length of time you spend on them.
  • The operating system and browser you use to access our site.
  • The resolution of your monitor and the size of your browser window.
  • Your system’s color dept.
  • Adobe Flash support and version.
  • Java support and version.
  • Address of the web site that connected you to our site (such as google.com or bing.com).
  • The terms that you enter into our search engine.

How Falmouth Human Services Collects Information:  Falmouth Human Services uses Google Analytics measurement software to collect information about your visit.  They do not collect personally identifiable information.  Falmouth Human Services staff conducts analyses and reports only on the aggregated data from Google Analytics.  The reports are only available to Falmouth Human Services staff that requires this information to perform their duties.  Falmouth Human Services retains the data as long as needed to support the mission of the website.

How Personal Information Is Protected:  You do not have to give us personal information to visit our website.  However, if you choose to receive alerts or e-newsletters, we would collect your email address to complete the subscription process.

If you choose to provide us with personally identifiable information – that is, information that is personal in nature and which may be used to identify you – through and e-mail message, request for information, paper or electronic form, questionnaire, customer satisfaction survey, epidemiology research study, etc., we will maintain the information you provide only as long as needed to respond to your question or to fulfill the stated purpose of the communication.  Falmouth Human Services retains the data as long as needed to support the mission of the website.

Falmouth Human Services does not disclose, give, sell, or transfer any personal information about our visitors, unless required for law enforcement or by statute.  We permit third-party contractors access to your personal information only when we use them for the initial sorting of e-mails, forms, or publication orders.  We require these contractors to handle your personal information in accordance with HIPAA Guidelines.  Information is stored securely.

 

 

 

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