With regard to information collection, use, and sharing, the City will:
City of Tacoma websites contain links to other third party websites or domains. The City is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
The City uses third party service or application providers in some cases to complete business transactions. In such cases, the City strives to ensure that the third party providers follow the City’s privacy policies and standards.
The City of Tacoma is neither responsible nor liable for any viruses or other contamination of your system nor for any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions arising out of your use of the Site or with respect to the material contained on the Site, including without limitation, any material posted on the Site. This site and all materials contained on it are distributed and transmitted "as is" without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation, warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The City of Tacoma is not responsible for any special, 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 site whether the materials contained on the site are provided by the City of Tacoma or a third party.
The City takes reasonable, generally-accepted precautions to protect the information shared by users, both online and offline. The City will make best efforts towards ensuring that all personally identifiable information that the City collects is encrypted and transmitted in a secure way. This can be verified by identifying a closed lock icon at the bottom of the web browser, or by identifying “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page. Additionally, the servers in which the City stores personal information are located in a controlled environment.
While the City uses encryption to protect information transmitted online, it also protects offline personal information. Such personal information is accessed by authorized City employees, authorized agents, or public organizations on a need-to-know basis, and as a result of a public disclosure request per Chapter 42.56 RCW.
Translation of pages on City of Tacoma websites may be performed by Google Translate, a free third-party service that the City does not control. This translation service is only provided as a convenience to assist web visitors in understanding information on this website in a language other than English. The translations are made through automated computer translation software that may not give you an accurate or precise translation all the time. Some applications or services may not work as expected when translated. In addition, some files and other items may not translate or cannot be translated including but not limited to graphics, photos, and documents. Anyone relying on information obtained from Google Translate does so at his or her own risk. The City of Tacoma does not warrant or make any promises, assurances, or guarantees as to the accuracy of the translations provided by Google Translate. As such, the City of Tacoma shall not and will not be liable for damages or losses of any kind arising out of, or in connection with, the use or performance of such information, including but not limited to, damages or losses caused by reliance upon the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any such information, or damages incurred from the viewing, distributing, or copying of such materials. If you are concerned about the accuracy of the translation, please refer to the English edition of the website, which is the official version.