What information do we collect?
We do not collect any personally identifiable information from
you when you are viewing on our site.
When sending a contact message, you may be asked to enter your name
and email information. This information is not retained
by us, and we never sell, rent or giveaway such information.
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information you enter will be used in the following ways:
- To personalize your experience
(your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
- To improve customer service
(your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)
- To process web contact transactions
Yes (cookies are small files that a site or its service
provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web
browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service
providers systems to recognize your browser and capture certain information
contact requests should you initiate such a contact.
If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you
each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off
all cookies via your browser settings. Like most websites, if
you turn your cookies off, some of our services may not function
properly. However, you can still contact our offices by phone or snail
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information.
We may release your information when we believe release is
appropriate to comply with the law.
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
BEFORE USING THIS SITE. BY USING THIS SITE, YOU AGREE TO THESE
DO NOT USE THIS SITE.
- General. This site is owned and operated by
Elk County, Kansas (referred to as "Elk County").
Elk County has the right at
any time to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of the
site, including, without limitation, the content, hours of
availability, and equipment needed for access or use of the
- Equipment. You shall be responsible for
obtaining and maintaining all telephone, computer hardware and
other equipment needed for access to and use of the site and
all charges related thereto.
- 3. Restrictions on Use.
- You shall use the site for lawful
purposes only. You shall not post or transmit through the
site any material which violates or infringes in any way
upon the rights of others, which is unlawful, threatening,
abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity
rights, vulgar, obscene, profane or otherwise objectionable,
which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal
offense, gives rise to civil liability or otherwise violate
any law. Without Elk County's express prior approval, you shall not
post or transmit through the site any material which
contains advertising or any solicitation with respect to
products or services. You shall not use the site to
advertise or perform any commercial solicitation, other than
as allowed in the private business listing sections. Any conduct by you that in
discretion restricts or inhibits any other user from using
or enjoying the site will not be permitted.
- The site contains copyrighted material,
trademarks and other proprietary information, including,
without limitation, text, software, photos, video, graphics,
music and sound, and the contents of the site are
copyrighted under the United States copyright laws. You may
not modify, publish, transmit, display, participate in the
transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way
exploit, any of the content, in whole or in part. Except as
otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, no
copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or
commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be
permitted without the express written permission of Elk
the copyright owner. In the event of any permitted copying,
redistribution or publication of copyrighted material, no
changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark
legend or copyright notice shall be made and no ownership
rights shall be transferred.
- You shall not e-mail, upload, post or
otherwise make available on the site any material protected
by the copyright, trademark, or other proprietary right
without the express permission of the owner of the
copyright, trademark, or other proprietary right and the
burden of determining that any material is not protected by
copyright rests with you. You shall be solely liable for any
damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights,
proprietary rights, or any other harm resulting from such a
submission. Subject to Elk County's policies regarding privacy, any
e-mails, notes, message/billboard/forum postings, ideas,
suggestions, concepts or other material submitted will be
treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary and will
become the property of Elk County throughout the universe. By
submitting material to Elk County, you automatically grant, or
warrant that the owner of such material has expressly
granted Elk County the royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual,
irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use,
reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, display, translate and
distribute such material (in whole or in part) and/or to
incorporate it in other works in any form, media or
technology now known or hereafter developed. You also permit
any other user of the site to access, view, store or
reproduce the material for that user's personal use. You
grant Elk County the right to edit, copy, display, publish and
distribute any materials made available on the site by you.
- The foregoing provisions of Section 3 are
for the benefit of Elk County, affiliates and its
third party content providers and licensors and each shall
have the right to assert and enforce such provisions
directly or on its own behalf.
- Disclaimer of Warranty; Limitation of
- YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THE SITE
IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. NEITHER ELK COUNTY, ITS AFFILIATES NOR ANY OF
THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, THIRD PARTY CONTENT
PROVIDERS OR LICENSORS WARRANT THAT THE SITE WILL BE
UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE; NOR DO THEY MAKE ANY WARRANTY
AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE SITE,
OR FROM THE INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN, OR AS TO THE
ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION, SERVICE OR
MERCHANDISE PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITE.
- THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS
WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED,
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR
IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OTHER THAN THOSE WARRANTIES WHICH ARE
IMPLIED BY AND INCAPABLE OF EXCLUSION, RESTRICTION OR
MODIFICATION UNDER APPLICABLE LAW. ADDITIONALLY, THERE ARE
NO WARRANTIES AS TO THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE
- THIS DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY APPLIES TO
ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY CAUSED BY ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE,
ERROR, OMISSION, INACCURACY, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT,
DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS,
COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR
UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF THIS SITE,
WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORTUOUS BEHAVIOR (INCLUDING
STRICT LIABILITY), NEGLIGENCE, OR UNDER ANY OTHER CAUSE OF
ACTION, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW. THIS DOES
NOT AFFECT ANY STATUTORY RIGHTS WHICH MAY NOT BE DISCLAIMED.
YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ELK COUNTY IS NOT LIABLE FOR THE
DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS OR
THIRD-PARTIES OVER WHICH IT HAS NO CONTROL.
- TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW,
IN NO EVENT SHALL ELK COUNTY'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL
DAMAGES, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION WHETHER IN CONTRACT,
TORT (INCLUDING ITS OWN NEGLIGENCE) OR UNDER ANY OTHER LEGAL
THEORY (INCLUDING STRICT LIABILITY) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID
BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THIS SITE. THIS DOES NOT
AFFECT ANY STATUTORY RIGHTS WHICH MAY NOT BE DISCLAIMED.
- Monitoring. Elk County shall have the right in its
sole discretion to refuse to post or remove any material
submitted to or posted on the site. Without limiting the
foregoing, Elk County shall have the right to remove any material
that Elk County, in its sole discretion, finds to be in violation of
the provisions hereof or otherwise objectionable.
- Indemnification. other than as specifically
allowed by law, you agree to defend,
indemnify and hold harmless Elk County and its affiliates and
their respective officers, employees and agents from and
against any and all claims, actions, demands, damages, costs,
liabilities, losses and expenses (including reasonable
attorneys' fees) arising out of your use of the site.
- Trademarks. All trademarks
appearing on the site, or on external links from this site are the property of their respective
- Third Party Content. Elk County is not a publisher
of content supplied by third parties and users of the site.
Accordingly, Elk County has no more editorial control over such
content than does a public library, bookstore, or newsstand.
Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other
information or content expressed or made available by third
parties, including information providers and users, are those
of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not of Elk
In many instances, the content available through the site
represents the opinions and judgments of the respective
information provider or user. Elk County neither endorses nor is
responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion,
advice or statement made on the site by anyone other than
authorized Elk County employee spokespersons while acting in their
- Viruses. Elk County also assumes no
responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to,
or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other
property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in
the Site or your downloading of any materials, data, text,
images, video, or audio from the Site.
- Business Associations. The private
businesses and externally linked websites identified on this
Site are entirely independent of Elk County. These businesses are not joint venturers or partners of
Elk County. No employee or representative of
these businesses is under the control of Elk County.
- Changed Terms. Elk County has the right at any
time to change or modify the terms and conditions applicable
to use of the site, or any part thereof, or to impose new
conditions, including, without limitation. Such changes, modifications, additions or
deletions shall be effective immediately upon notice thereof,
which may be given by any means including, without limitation,
posting on the site, or by electronic or conventional mail, or
by any other means. Any use of the site by you after such
notice shall be deemed to constitute acceptance of such
changes, modifications, additions or deletions.
constitute the entire agreement of the parties with respect to
the subject matter hereof and supersede all previous written
or oral agreements between the parties with respect to such
accordance with the laws of the State of Kansas,
without regard to its conflict of laws rules. You hereby
consent to the personal jurisdiction of the State of
Kansas, acknowledge that venue is proper in any state
or Federal court in the State of Massachusetts, agree that any
state or Federal court in the State of Kansas, and
waive any objection that may exist, now or in the future, with
respect to any of the foregoing. No waiver by either party of
any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver
of any preceding or subsequent breach or default. The section
headings used herein are for convenience only and shall not be
given any legal import.
- The Elk County Web site incorporates links to
other Web sites. Elk County does not in any way endorse, nor is it
responsible for, the content on those other Web sites.
in care of the County Clerk using the information below.
Clerk, Elk County Kansas
PO Box 606
Howard, KS 67349 - 0606