The City of Lomita (“City”) website has been created and maintained for exclusive use by the City in communicating information relevant to the City’s mission to the public. The purpose of the City’s website is to provide timely information about City services, officials, programs, projects and events to the local community and the general public. The City exclusively controls the content of the website-and expressly reserves the right to immediately and without notice change, modify or edit the website as the City deems fit.
Disclosure, Disclaimer of Liability
While the City makes every effort to keep the website content accurate and timely, the City neither warrants nor makes any representations as to the quality, content, accuracy, timeliness, or completeness of the information, links, and/or other material contained on the website. The City is not responsible for any damages that may arise from the use of or the inability to use the City website and/or the materials contained on the website.
THE MATERIALS ON THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE TO APPLICABLE LAW, THE CITY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND TITLE TO ANY OF THE MATERIALS PROVIDED ON THIS SITE. CITY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE MATERIALS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THE CITY DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS ON THE CITY WEBSITE, OR THROUGH LINKS TO OTHER SITES, IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE USER (AND NOT THE CITY) ASSUMES THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION.
CHANGES ARE MADE PERIODICALLY TO MANY CITY DOCUMENTS, INCLUDING MUNICIPAL CODES, REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND SCHEDULES, AND THESE CHANGES MAY OR MAY NOT BE REFLECTED IN THE MATERIALS OR INFORMATION PRESENT ON THE CITY’S WEBSITE. ADDITIONALLY, BECAUSE THE WEBSITE IS FREQUENTLY UNDER DEVELOPMENT, MATERIALS AND INFORMATION MAY BE DELETED, MODIFIED OR MOVED TO A DIFFERENT PART OF THE WEBSITE WITHOUT ADVANCE NOTICE.
THE CITY SHALL NOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY IMPROPER OR INCORRECT USE OF THE MATERIALS OR INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE CITY WEBSITE AND ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY USER’S USE OF THEM. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE CITY BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, WHETHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION OR LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS) REGARDLESS OF CAUSE, AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE MATERIALS AND INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. THIS DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY APPLIES TO ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THOSE CAUSED BY ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY, COMPUTER VIRUS, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, THEFT, OR DESTRUCTION OF DATA, WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORTUOUS BEHAVIOR, NEGLIGENCE, OR UNDER ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION.
To the extent permitted by applicable law, by using the City’s website, the user agrees to indemnify, and hold harmless, the City, its agencies, officers, employees, representatives, and agents from and against all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of the user’s use of this site or materials and information contained on this site.
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO OR UNDERSTAND ANY OR ALL OF THESE TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE CITY’S WEBSITE.
Communication with the City
The City will use information that allows for the personal identification of a website user through an e-mail message or in an online form submitted in order to respond to the request. A message may be redirected to another City department or person who is in a better able to answer the question. E-mail addresses will only be used by the City to send messages related to categories of information requested by the subscriber. E-mail addresses are not visible or available to other list members. In no way shall communication made through the City website be deemed to constitute legal notice to the City or any of its departments, officers, employees, agents, or representatives, with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of action against the City. The City does not accept service of notice or process through its website.
Persons submitting email comments or questions to the City or to City officials or employees via the City’s website should be aware that the City cannot guarantee, nor does it represent that such communications will remain private or confidential. Similar to mailed or delivered comments, comments received via email or this website may become subject to public disclosure under the California Public Records Act and/or part of the discovery procedure in a civil lawsuit.
All City website content is copyrighted. All rights reserved. Permission is granted to download information from the website, so long as such information is not used for commercial purposes.
It is the policy of the City that information and services on this site are designed to be accessible to people with disabilities.
Third Party Links
The City’s website may contain links to local, state and federal government agencies and to other web sites. Links are posted at the City’s sole discretion, and shall not be posted at the request of third parties. The inclusion of such links does not constitute an endorsement of the destination web site nor the content, viewpoint, accuracy, opinions, policies, products or site accessibility. Nor does any linkage between the City and a third party web site imply sponsorship of that web site. Permission is not needed to link to the City website; provided that the City’s information is not made to appear as if it is part of the linked website.
The City’s website uses automated tools to log information about each visit. This information is processed to determine site performance issues, such as popular pages, most frequently downloaded forms, and other site performance characteristics. This information does not identify you personally. The City does track visits to the City’s website, but does not track or record personal information about individuals through these tools other than as described above.
Electronic Signatures & Payments
The City is committed to data security and the data quality of personally identifiable information that is either available from or collected by our web site and has taken reasonable precautions to protect such information from loss, misuse, or alteration. When a City application accepts credit cards or any other particularly sensitive information for any of its services, it encrypts all ordering information, such as your name and credit card number, in order to protect its confidentiality to the best of the City’s ability. This information shall not be construed as warranting the security of information provided via the City’s website.