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Disclaimer

Although the information contained on this web site has been produced and processed from sources believed to be reliable, no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability or usefulness of any information, and this information is provided on an "as is" basis. Changes that have occurred to this information may not be incorporated into the latest version of the web site. Data can quickly become out of date and electronic data may be altered subsequent to its original distribution. Neither the City of West Des Moines, its employees or agents, nor the contributors to this web site shall be held liable for any error, omission, defect, delay in transmission or operation, computer virus, communication line failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of or use of information contained on this site nor for the improper or incorrect use of the information contained herein. The City of West Des Moines, its employees and agents shall not be responsible for the contents of any off-site pages referenced, and such links are provided for information only and does not constitute an endorsement of any kind. Third parties may place defamatory, offensive or illegal material on this web site, and the risk of injury or harm from such materials rests entirely with the user.

Protection of Information

The City of West Des Moines does not sell, rent or otherwise distribute visitor's information, including electronic mail addresses, to any outside company or organization. We do not reveal specific information about subscribers or other personally identifiable data to unaffiliated third parties for their independent use, except if required to do so by the Iowa Open Records Act or other law. This policy applies to information that may be collected on the City's site and on that of any third party with whom the City contracts to provide Internet related-services.

The City of West Des Moines maintains security standards and procedures regarding unauthorized access to customer information to prevent unauthorized removal or alteration of data. The City meets accepted standards of security for all transactions that may involve payment of fees through a service available through this site, including the use of encryption and SSL services. Credit card numbers are not stored longer than is required for verification and completion of the subject transaction.

Official Records of the City of West Des Moines

Unless specifically noted, the information on this web site is not official. Information contained on this site is for the convenience of the user, and is not generally an official record of the City. It is provided as a service to people needing information about the City of West Des Moines government and some of the City's activities.

Communications to the City of West Des Moines

Communications to the City via this web site shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal or official notice to the City of West Des Moines, its agencies, officers, employees, representatives or agents with respect to any existing, pending or future claim or cause of action against the City of West Des Moines or any of its agencies, officers, employees, representatives or agents where notice is required by Federal, State or local law. Nor shall communications to the City via this web site be deemed to constitute legal or official notice for any other purpose.