This Web site is owned and operated by King County. King County reserves the right to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of the Web site, temporarily or permanently, with or without notice to you. King County provides this Web site as a public service. This Web site is used to provide many types of information. By using this Web site, you agree that King County will not be liable to you for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of this Web site.
Restrictions on use
Disclaimer of warranty; limitation of liability
King County attempts to provide the best service available, but situations will occur that disrupt service or cause inaccurate information to be posted. The material presented on this Web site is not guaranteed as to accuracy, completeness, reliability, usefulness, or timeliness. The provision of the Web site depends on a number of items, including Internet availability, communications networks, and computer equipment which are beyond the control of King County and difficult to predict. The information on this Web site is not intended to constitute advice nor is it to be used as a substitute for specific advice from a professional. You should not act (or refrain from acting) based upon the information on this Web site without independently verifying the information and, as necessary, obtaining professional advice regarding your particular facts and circumstances. Those relying on information presented on this Web site do so at their own risk. You assume the risk that the information provided may be incorrect, as well as the risk that any information or material downloaded by you may cause loss of data or damage to your computer systems and neither King County, nor any of its officials, employees or agents shall be liable for either the accuracy of this information or any actions taken based on the information. King County does not represent that the use of any information will not infringe privately owned rights.
Third party content
King County provides links to Internet sites and data maintained by third parties. Because we do not operate or control any of these sites, we cannot be responsible for their content or availability. Moreover, in no way should an external link be considered any form of endorsement by King County.
King County has the right at any time to change or modify the terms and conditions applicable to use of the site or to impose new conditions. Any use of the Web site indicates that you accept the terms and conditions as posted at the time of use.
Use of communication forums
This Web site has or will contain threaded discussions, chat rooms, and other communication forums. By participating in any of these, you agree to send and receive messages that are both proper and related to the forum topic. The following actions are prohibited:
- Defaming, harassing, threatening or otherwise violating the legal rights of others, including their privacy (see below);
- 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;
- Posting any material owned by a third party;
- Posting private, personal information published without consent;
- Posting any content that is off topic;
- Posting content that violates any law, whether or not the violation is intentional.
Also, you agree to use any of King County forums at your own risk. While championing proper use of such forums, King County cannot guarantee that violations of the above will not occur.
Communications on this Web site may be moderated. Comments, posts, and communications that violate the above will be removed, and offending individuals may be denied future access to the Web site.
Right to Privacy
King County, as a government entity, conducts public business and its records related to the business of King County are generally available for public review. King County is committed, to the extent allowable by law, to protect and secure personal information contained in King County records. This privacy commitment must be balanced with the rights of public access under chapter 42.56 RCW, Washington Public Records Act, consistent with chapter 2.14 of the King County Code and any other applicable federal, state, and local statute or regulation.
The County's privacy notice is here.