Website Disclaimer and Statements

We are glad that you have accessed the Village of Port Chester’s Website and hope that you have found it to be a useful and pleasurable experience. A lot of hard work has been done to make it attractive, easy to navigate and informative.

We are advised by our counsel to include the following:
The Village of Port Chester Website is intended to provide a public service to the Village of Port Chester’s citizens, visitors, business owners and those who may be interested in living or doing business in our Village or simply learning more about us.
This Website is intended to provide general information about the Village of Port Chester, its functions, programs and services. All reasonable measures are taken to ensure the quality and accuracy of the information presented. However, the Village does not guarantee the accuracy of the information provided on the Website and is not liable for reliance on this information.
The information and data included on the Website have been compiled from a variety of sources and are subject to change without notice. The Village makes no warranties or representations with regard to the quality, content, accuracy, or completeness of such information and data.
Lack of Notice
Communications made through the Website’s e-mail and messaging system shall not be deemed to constitute legal notice with regard to any existing or potential claim or cause of action against the Village of Port Chester, or any of its officers or employees, boards or commission or agents, where notice to the Village is required by any law, rule or regulation.
Bar to Damages
The Village of Port Chester is not responsible for any damage, direct or indirect, consequential or otherwise, to any user’s computer or other equipment while accessing the Website.
Personal Privacy Statement
The purpose of this statement is to inform users of the Website with regard to the collection and use of personally identifiable information. “Personally identifiable information” is any information relating to an identified or identifiable individual who is the subject of the information. This includes the name, addresses, date of birth, social security number, credit card numbers or any combination of information that could be used to identify you.
The Village does not routinely collect personally identifiable information. You are not required to provide such information to simply use the Website or download information. If you wish to seek specialized services offered on the Website, however, or seek to use the “Contact Us” feature on the Website, personally identifiable information will be handled just like a visit in-person to the Village offices.
There are state and federal laws that ensure that government operations are open, so that the public has the right to have access and obtain copies of public records. These laws provide for the ability of the Village to withhold public disclosure to preserve the privacy of individuals.  
The  “Internet Protocol” (IP) addresses of computers used to access the Website are noted as part of how to better design and deliver Village services – and make the Website even better. The Village of Port Chester does not attempt to obtain personally identifiable information on individual users or associate individual users with IP addresses.
Some Village of Port Chester applications create “cookies” to store user information. These cookies are then sent to and stored on the user’s computer. Any application that uses cookies will clearly state that it does so. No user information will be obtained by the use of cookies except that which is required to run the particular application.
Internet Security
For site security, the Village may use software programs to monitor traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage history.