County of Mathews
Usage of Cookies
We may analyze user traffic patterns on our web portal from information automatically provided by your browser when you visit our site. If collected, we use the statistical information gathered to measure site and server performance and continually improve the content of our sites to better serve you. The County does not use the information automatically collected to ascertain personally identifiable information.
Information provided by you
Information volunteered by you through your filling out of our optional online forms is used to help us enhance our web sites, and may be shared with County of Mathews and contractors for that purpose. We do not sell, rent, or publish any of our visitors' personal or private information. We do not reveal specific information about subscribers or other personally identifiable data to unaffiliated third parties for their independent use, except if required to do so by the Virginia Freedom of Information Act or other law. In addition, we endeavor to restrict employee access to any personal information except where necessary to perform required duties.
Links to other sites
The Web site contains hyperlinks to web sites created & maintained by organizations other than the County of Mathews. These links are provided for your convenience only. The County of Mathews does not control other web sites and is not responsible for their content; nor does the County of Mathews inclusion of links to such web sites imply any endorsement of the material, products, or services on the web sites or any association with their operators. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the policies of that site. The privacy policies and procedures described here do not apply to those sites as they are not under our control. We suggest contacting these sites directly for information on their data collection and distribution policies. To avoid confusion all external links will appear in a new separate browser window.
We monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or to otherwise cause damage to the site. Anyone using this Web site expressly consents to such monitoring. We have security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.
Thank you for visiting the County of Mathews web site and reviewing our accessibility statement. The pages on this site have been reviewed and revised to be accessible to individuals with disabilities. The County of Mathews is continually striving to meet the needs of its citizens. The design and development of the County of Mathews website ensures that web sites created by the County of Mathews serve the largest possible audience. Compliance with general accessibility principles provides an added benefit to those users with text-based browsers, low-end processors, slow modem connections and/or no multi-media capabilities on their computer. We do our best to support the following Internet browsers: Netscape and Internet Explorer versions 5 and newer. We may use pop-up windows in certain areas of our site. Disabling pop-up or spawned windows may adversely affect use and or user experience of the County of Mathews site.
Most departments within the County of Mathews are responsible for content relating to their portion of the site.
United States and foreign copyright laws and international conventions protect the contents of the Site. You agree to abide by all copyright notices.
Some links on the Site lead to websites that are not operated by the County of Mathews. The County of Mathews does not control these websites nor do we review or control their content. The County of Mathews provides these links to users for convenience. The linkage does not imply an endorsement of products, services, or information, and does not imply an association between the County of Mathews and the operators of the linked website.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the County of Mathews and its employees from any and all liabilities and costs incurred by Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim arising from any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions of Use, including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs. You agree to cooperate as fully as may be reasonably possible in the defense of any such claim. The County of Mathews reserves the right to assume, at its own expense, the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you. You in turn shall not settle any matter without the written consent of the County of Mathews.
Disclaimer of Warranty
You expressly understand and agree that your use of the Site, or any material available through this Site, is at your own risk. Neither the County of Mathews nor its employees warrant that the Site will be uninterrupted, problem-free, free of omissions, or error-free; nor do they make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the use of the Site. The content and function of the Site are provided to you "as is," without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or use, or dated status of material published.
Limitation of Liability
In no event will the County of Mathews or its employees be liable for any incidental, indirect, special, punitive, exemplary, or consequential damages, arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site, including without limitation, loss of revenue or anticipated profits, loss of goodwill, loss of business, loss of data, computer failure or malfunction, or any and all other damages.
The website has been redesigned to work in all modern web browsers, including but not limited to, Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8, Firefox 2, 3, Opera 9, Safar 2, 3, and Google Chrome beta.
The site has been tested in Windows XP, Windows Vista, OS X and Ubuntu 7 (Linux).
General Terms of the Agreement
Modification of the Agreement
The County of Mathews maintains the right to modify these Terms and Conditions of Use without notice. However, at the discretion of the County of Mathews, the County may do so by posting notice of such modifications on this page. Any modification is effective immediately upon posting the modification unless otherwise stated. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of any modification signifies your acceptance of such modification. You should periodically visit this page to review the current Terms and Conditions of Use.
You agree to access and use the Site only for lawful purposes. You are solely responsible for the knowledge of and adherence to any and all laws, statutes, rules and regulations pertaining to your use of the Site. By accessing the Site, you agree that you will not:
- Use the Site to commit a criminal offense or to encourage others to conduct that which would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to a civil liability;
- Post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, libelous, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, profane, or otherwise objectionable content;
- Use the Site to impersonate other parties or entities;
- Use the Site to upload any content that contains a software virus, "Trojan Horse" or any other computer code, files, or programs that may alter, damage, or interrupt the functionality of the Site or the hardware or software of any other person who accesses the Site;
- Upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any materials that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under a contractual relationship;
- Alter, damage, or delete any content posted on the site;
- Disrupt the normal flow of communication in any way;
- Claim a relationship with or speak for any business, association, or other organization for which you are not authorized to claim such a relationship;
- Post or transmit any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, or other forms of solicitation;
- Post any material that infringes or violates the intellectual property rights of another; or
- Collect or store personal information about others.
Termination of Use
The County of Mathews may, in its sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access and use of this Site without notice and for any reason, including for violation of these Terms and Conditions of Use or for other conduct which the County of Mathews, in its sole discretion, believes is unlawful or harmful to others. In the event of termination, you are no longer authorized to access the Site, and the County of Mathews will use whatever means possible to enforce this termination.
If you have any questions or concerns about the County of Mathews online policy for this site or its implementation or if you find incorrect information or to seek permissions that fall outside of the guidelines above, you can contact the County Administrators office at 804-725-7172.