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Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, online concepts are owned by the Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, a municipal corporation. By using the pages in the Web sites associated therewith, you agree to these terms and conditions. If you do not agree, please do not use the site(s).

RESTRICTIONS ON USE
Material from www.hoffmanestates.org, www.hoffmanestates.com, www.vohe.org, www.vohe.com, www.visithoffman.com, and www.visithoffmanestates.com, is provided for lawful purposes only.

AWARDS
15th Annual Communicator Award of DistinctionThe Village of Hoffman Estates Web site is a winner of the "15th Annual Communicator Award of Distinction." The Communicator Award is given to companies or agencies that have found a way to improve their communications through one of three categories: Print/Design, Interactive and Marketing Effectiveness. Hoffman Estates won the Interactive category for Government Agencies. The entries are judged by the International Academy of Visual Arts. For more information, click here.

RESTRICTION OF LIABILITY
Site use is at the risk of the visitor. Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, will not be liable for any damages or injury caused by, including but not limited to, any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation of transmission, computer virus, or line failure. Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, will not be liable for any damages or injury, including but not limited to, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials in this site, even if there is negligence on Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, or if an authorized Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages, or both.

SUBMISSIONS
All remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, or other information communicated to Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, through this site (together, the "Submission") will forever be the property of Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois. Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, will not be required to treat any Submission as confidential, and will not be liable for any ideas for its business (including without limitation, product, or advertising ideas) and will not incur any liability as a result of any similarities that may appear in future Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, operations. Without limitation, Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, will have exclusive ownership of all present and future existing rights to the Submission of every kind and nature everywhere. Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, will be entitled to use the Submission for any commercial or other purpose whatsoever without compensation to you or any other person sending the Submission. You acknowledge that you are responsible for whatever material you submit, and you, not Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, have full responsibility for the message, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality, and copyright.

LINKAGE POLICY
The Web site created and maintained by the Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, is intended to be a forum whose purpose is to provide information about the community. This policy is intended to address linkage decisions for the Web site that is identified by the following Web aliases: www.hoffmanestates.org, www.hoffmanestates.com, www.vohe.org, www.vohe.com, www.visithoffman.com, www.visithoffmanestates.com, and www.gohoffman.com. By default, all subwebs and Web pages contained within this Web site are included in this provision.

Although most of the content contained on the site is created by Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, staff and officials, there are, at times, reasonable and desirable needs for links to Web sites outside the span of control of the municipality. When establishing such linkages, the Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, does not discriminate based upon the viewpoint of the speaker. Furthermore, the criteria used in deciding which links can and cannot be included on the municipal Web site are content neutral. The Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, shall therefore limit links placed on its Web pages to those Web sites that meet the following criteria:

  • Web sites that promote tourism, industry, and economic welfare within the community. This includes links to Web sites maintained by organizations that have been identified by the Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, as sponsors of community events.
  • Web sites that are owned and operated by newspapers of general circulation (as defined by Illinois State Statutes).
  • Web sites that are owned and operated by local, state, and federal governmental organizations.
  • Web sites that are owned and operated by utilities that serve the residents of the Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois.

The Village of Hoffman Estates reserves the right to deny links to any Web site that contains obscene or objectionable images and/or text. Requests for linkage placement can and should be made, in writing, directly to the Village Manager of the Village of Hoffman Estates, 1900 Hassell Road, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, 60169.

JURISDICTION
Except as described otherwise, all materials in the Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, site are made available only to provide information. Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, controls and operates this site and makes no representation that these materials are appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you use this site from other locations, you are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.

DISCLAIMER
The material in this site could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, may make changes or improvements at any time. THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OR MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE MATERIAL WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF OR THE RESULT OF THE USE OF THE MATERIAL IN THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. YOU (AND NOT Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION.

PRIVACY
The Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, is very sensitive to the privacy concerns of the visitors to its site on the Internet. As a general policy, no personal information is automatically collected from visitors to the site. It must be noted, however, that certain non-personal information of visitors is recorded by the standard operation of Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, Internet servers. This information is primarily used to provide an enhanced online experience for the visitor. Information tracked includes the type of operating system in use (e.g., Macintosh, Windows) and the type of browser being used by the visitor (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer).

Other uses of this information include internal review of the number of visitors to the site, but only in an aggregate and non-personally identifiable form. E-mail addresses and other personally identifiable data about visitors to this site are known only when voluntarily submitted.

Personally identifiable information that may be collected in connection with visitors is retained by Village of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, and is not sold or otherwise transferred outside the organization. This information is collected to help us better understand visitors' use of our site.

Last updated: 3/29/2010 9:23:59 AM