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Terms of Use Policy

Terms of Use Town of Cohasset Official Web Site

The Town of Cohasset provides this web site as a public service. Unauthorized attempts to modify any information stored on this site or utilize this site for other than its intended purposes are prohibited. The Town makes no claims or guarantees about the accuracy or currency of the contents of this web site and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in its contents.

No warranty of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and freedom from computer virus, is given with respect to this web site or its links to other web sites. All information and data on this web site is subject to change without notice. Neither the Town nor its affiliates, employees or agents shall be liable for any loss or injury caused in whole or in part by use of this web site or in reliance upon the information contained herein or linked hereto. You understand and agree that any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of this web site is done at your own risk and discretion and that you will be solely responsible for any damages to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of such material.

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 laws including without limitation 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 applicable law.

General and/or Zoning By-laws
Copies of any laws found on this web site, including without limitation General By-laws, Zoning By-laws and regulations, are provided as a service to Town residents and other interested parties. The Town makes no representations, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, currency, completeness or adequacy of the contents of these laws, and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in their contents. In any situation where the official printed publications of the Town differ from the text contained in this web site, the official printed publications shall take precedence. Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, official printed copies of general and zoning by-laws and regulations are maintained in the office of the Town Clerk.

Town of Cohasset’s Policy on Municipality Web Site Links and Information
The purpose of this web site is to provide information about the local government, services, and attractions. This web site may provide links to web sites outside the locality’s web site that also serve this purpose. The Town is not responsible for and does not endorse the information on any linked web site unless the Town’s web site states otherwise. The following criteria will be used to decide whether to grant requests for Town web site links. If a particular request does not fit any of the following criteria, the local authority will decide whether to approve the request. The local authority may in its sole discretion approve the requested web site link if it serves the general purpose of the Town’s web site.

The Town’s web site may in the Town’s sole discretion provide links to web sites for:

  1. Governmental and educational institutions;
  2. Organization with some relationship to the Town (including but not limited to: organizations contracting with the Town, organizations sponsoring Town activities or programs, and organizations participating in municipal activities or programs);
  3. Generally recognized community organizations (committee, boards, volunteer organizations);
  4. Organizations providing information about art, cultural, and sporting and recreational activities in the Town’s area;
  5. Organizations providing information about tourist attractions in the Town’s area.

The Town’s web site will not provide links to web sites for:

  1. Candidates for local, state, or federal offices.
  2. Political organizations or other organizations advocating a position on a local, state, or federal issue.
  3. Corporate or other for-profit organizations unless they fit any of the criteria stated above.
  4. Individual or personal homepages.

The Town reserves the right in its sole discretion to deny any requested web site link and to modify this policy at any time without notice.