Website Policies

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WebSite Mission Statement

The mission of mountainview.gov, the City of Mountain View's website, is to use the Internet to connect Mountain View residents and others interested in the City of Mountain View with timely information on City services, City government activities and City programs and events.

The purpose of these policies is to ensure that the City of Mountain View website does not become public forum or limited public forum, but rather is maintained for the exclusive use of the City of Mountain View for communicating matters of general public interest via the Internet.

Legal Notice Regarding the City of Mountain View WebSite

The City of Mountain View's website and web servers are maintained for the exclusive use of the City of Mountain View in communicating matters of general public interest via the Internet. While the City attempts to keep mountainview.gov accurate and timely, the City neither warrants nor makes any representations or endorsements as to the accuracy, quality, content or completeness of the information, text, images, graphics, hyperlinks and other items contained on its web servers. Web content is subject to change without notice from the City as a result of updates and corrections.

Hyperlinks on mountainview.gov may lead to resources located on other servers. The presence of these hyperlinks should not be construed as an endorsement of these sites or their content. The City of Mountain View is not responsible for the content of any such external web site.

Commercial use of mountainview.gov materials, content and information is explicitly prohibited without the written permission of the City. All branding and trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.

The City of Mountain View retains copyright on all text, graphic images and other content, unless otherwise noted. You may print copies of the information for your own personal use and reference this server from your own documents. In all copies of information retrieved from this site you must retain this notice and any copyright notices included with such information. No person or entity may do any of the following without prior written permission from the City of Mountain View web manager:

  • Modify and/or reuse text, images or other web content from a City web server
  • Distribute the City's web content
  • Mirror the City's information on a non-City server

Communications made via electronic mail (e-mail), including "mail to," links and messaging systems shall in no way be deemed to constitute public comment or legal notice to the City of Mountain View or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents or representatives, with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of action regarding the City or any of its agencies, employees, officers or representatives, where notice to the City is required by any Federal, State or local laws, rules or regulation or by any agreement or contract.

Mountain View's website and all materials contained herein are distributed and transmitted "as is" without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including without limitation, warranties of title or implied warranties of fitness for a particular purpose. The City is neither responsible nor liable for any viruses or contaminations of a web visitor's hardware, software, peripherals or property, nor for any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions resulting from use of or with respect to the material contained on its web servers, including without limitation but not limited to any material posted on or linked to from ci.mtnview.ca.us.

The City is not responsible for any special, direct, indirect, incidental or consequential damages that may arise from the use of or the inability to use the site and/or the materials contained on the website whether the materials contained on the website are provided by the City of Mountain View or a third party.

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The City of Mountain View appreciates questions, comments and feedback that improves the City's service for website visitors.

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