By accessing information, data and materials contained in the South Florida Water Management District World Wide Web pages, you hereby agree to accept the following terms and conditions:

The South Florida Water Management District (hereinafter referred to as the "DISTRICT") shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect use of the data, information, apparatus, products, processes or materials described and/or contained herein. These data, information, apparatus, products, processes, materials and related graphics are not legal documents and are not intended to be used as such.

The user hereby recognizes that the information, data, apparatus, products, processes and materials are dynamic and may change over time without notice. However, the DISTRICT makes no commitment to update the information, data, apparatus, products, processes or materials contained herein.

The user recognizes and acknowledges that the information contained in the DISTRICT'S World Wide Web Pages was developed by the DISTRICT for a specific purpose or is used by the DISTRICT in a specific manner, and this information may be inaccurate or unreliable if used for other purposes. The DISTRICT is not responsible for your use or reliance upon this information.

All information, including but not limited to data, software, apparatus, products, processes and materials contained herein is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, and the DISTRICT expressly disclaims all express and implied warranties, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement of proprietary rights. The DISTRICT does not warrant, guarantee, or make any representations regarding the use, or the results of the use, of the information provided to you by the DISTRICT in terms of correctness, accuracy, reliability, completeness, usefulness, timeliness or otherwise. The entire risk as to the results and performance of any information obtained from the DISTRICT is entirely assumed by the recipient. Any person who uses any information available from the DISTRICT disclaims all liability for damages, costs and expenses and AGREES THAT THERE ARE NO REMEDIES FOR NEGLIGENCE, OR UNDER STRICT LIABILITY, OR FOR BREACH OF WARRANTY OR CONTRACT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, EVEN IF YOU GIVE NOTICE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Due to the possibility of unauthorized access to the data, transmission errors or changes made since the last update to the web site, the information should not be deemed reliable for legal purposes. It is strongly recommended that these data and materials be acquired directly from the DISTRICT server and not through other sources which may have changed the data in some way. Although these data have been processed successfully on a computer system at the DISTRICT, no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the utility of the data on another system or for general or scientific purposes, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. This disclaimer applies both to individual use of the data and aggregate use with other data.

Information, data, apparatus, products, processes or materials accessible via the DISTRICT'S world wide web pages may contain live references (hyperlinks) to information, data, apparatus, products, processes or materials held on networked information servers beyond the DISTRICT'S world wide web pages and some of the information may be copyrighted with restrictions on reuse. The DISTRICT has no control over, and is not responsible for, the contents of any off-site material referenced from hypertext documents accessible via the DISTRICT'S world wide web pages. The DISTRICT cannot control and makes no warranty, or guarantee, or promise, express or implied, that the information, data, apparatus, product, process or material accessible via the hyperlinks contained on the DISTRICT'S world wide web pages is either relevant, accurate, complete, up to date, or fit for any use whatsoever, nor represents or implies that its use will not infringe privately held rights. Links to external servers (other than the DISTRICT server) do not imply any official DISTRICT endorsement of the opinions or ideas expressed therein, or guarantee the validity or importance of the information provided. Furthermore, any person who accesses information, data, apparatus, products, processes or materials via hyperlink text contained on the DISTRICT'S world wide web pages disclaims all liability for damages, costs and expenses, and agrees that there are no remedies for negligence, or under strict liability, or for breach of warranty or contract, including but not limited to indirect, consequential, punitive or incidental damages, even if notice was given of the possibility of such damages.

Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the DISTRICT. The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the DISTRICT and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

Use of any information obtained from such addresses is voluntary and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy, reliability, completeness, usefulness and timeliness. Such independent review is solely the responsibility of those accessing the DISTRICT'S world wide web site.

NOTE: You can visit the this web site to learn about South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) projects, programs and services without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information. To improve the usefulness of our site, SFWMD measures and analyzes non-identifying, aggregate usage, volume and other statistical information from site visitors using software by Omniture. We use the data we gather to manage our site, to make sure we make improvements and updates that best serve our users, to constantly improve the quality of the information presented here as well as the site's performance. Information gathered may include, but is not limited to: how visitors enter and use the site; what browsers they use; the path visitors travel within the site; the most and least used pages and downloaded files; and the time visitors come to the site.

Third Party Cookies: SFWMD is using Omniture, a third party, to track and analyze usage and volume statistical information (which does not include personally identifiable information) from visitors to the SFWMD web site to help us continue to improve its quality and service to users. Omniture uses cookies to help track visitor behavior and sets cookies on behalf of SFWMD that will be listed under the domain 2O7.net. Omniture does not use cookies to relate site visitors to any personally identifiable information. Omniture provides SFWMD with information about site usage that reflects individual behavior of visitors, but not their identity. All data collected by Omniture on behalf of SFWMD is used only to provide SFWMD with information on site usage. As such, all of the information collected is statistical and reflects no identifying information. If the reports that are provided to SFWMD from Omniture are requested by the public, the public would be entitled to copies of these generalized records or reports. Omniture information is unique to the individual, but not personally identifiable by Omniture.

Omniture provides SFWMD with this information, which SFWMD reassociates with previously collected registration information for purposes specified in this policy, but primarily to:

  • Select and refine content based on registration data and movement through the site
  • Tailor information to users' needs
  • Aggregate web activity based on user registration attributes

Omniture's privacy practices have been certified by TRUSTe and can be found at www.omniture.com

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