search the site:  | site map
Hingham Massachusetts, Incorporated 1635, History & Pride
 

About Hingham:

 

Website Usage/Privacy Policy

Town of Hingham Website Usage/Privacy Policy


Welcome to the Town of Hingham's Official website. The purpose of this site is to provide local information and e-commerce functions to enhance the traditional "walk-in" experience to our Town Hall.

No Warranties

All documents, files or data accessible on or through this web site of the Town of Hingham, its agencies, departments, boards, commissions and offices are provided solely to facilitate public access to information. The Town of Hingham attempts to provide current and accurate information on this web site but cannot guarantee the accuracy or currency of any materials or information on its web site. The Town of Hingham provides such documents, files or data accessible on or through this web site "as is" and without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, accuracy, currency, reliability, omissions or completeness. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from this system does so at his or her own risk. The Town of Hingham shall not be liable for any claim for damages, including lost profits, consequential or punitive damages, exemplary, incidental, indirect or special damages, relating in any way to the documents, files or other data accessible on or through this web site, including, but not limited to, claims arising out of or related to electronic access or the transmission of data or viruses. The content of this web site is subject to change without notice. No communications to the Town via this web site shall constitute legal or official notice to the Town of Hingham, its officers, employees, or agents for any purpose.

Privacy

The only information the Town will obtain about you when you visit this site is the information you provide to it. The Town's use and dissemination of the information you provide is governed by the Massachusetts Public Records Law, the Massachusetts Fair Information Practices Act, and laws relating to the confidentiality of tax, wage reporting, and child support information. The Town does not sell or rent information about its users, but it may share or exchange information in accordance with the above mentioned laws.

Commercial Use Prohibited

This web site and the contents are intended only for the individual, non-commercial use of web site users. No user of this web site may resell, republish, print, download or copy any portion of this web site or the contents for commercial use without the prior written consent of the Town of Hingham, except that reasonable copying or printing of its contents for individual, non-commercial use is permitted.

Disclaimer of Hypertext Links

The Town of Hingham's website(s) may contain hypertext links to other sites on the Internet.  This Website Usage/Privacy Policy does not apply to non-Town of Hingham web sites linked to the Town of Hingham web site. These links are for your convenience; the Town of Hingham is not responsible for the content, quality, relevance, timeliness, or accuracy of any off-site materials referenced or linked through the Town of Hingham's website(s) or through those links to other websites.  By using the Town of Hingham's website(s), the user acknowledges and accepts that the Town of Hingham is not responsible for any inaccurate, defamatory, offensive, or illegal materials found on other Internet sites, and that the risk of injury from viewing, hearing, downloading, or storing such materials rests entirely with the user.
Links from the Town of Hingham's website(s) to other sites on the Internet do not constitute an endorsement of the Town of Hingham, as these links are provided for informational purposes only.  It is the responsibility of the user to evaluate the content, quality, and accuracy of materials or information obtained from the Internet or other websites.

Security
 
Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information are strictly prohibited. Information regarding possible violations of law may be provided to law enforcement officials.