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Terms of Use

Last Revised Date: 5/26/24

 

Your use of the F1RST website (hereinafter referred to as the "Website") constitutes your agreement to abide by these Terms and Conditions. If you do not accept any of the terms below, do not use this Website.

ACCEPTABLE USE

This Website may be used only for lawful purposes.

PROHIBITED USE

All uses of this Website which are in violation of any federal, state, or local law, Pasco County and/or Pasco Sheriff's Office (hereinafter referred to as "PSO") policy or the laws and/or policies of any other governing entity, or of any of these terms and conditions are strictly prohibited.

Users of this Website shall not restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying any service conducted on this Website, nor shall users upload, transmit, distribute, or otherwise publish on this Website:

  • Any unlawful, threatening, abusive, discriminatory, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, or indecent materials;

  • Any materials which infringe any intellectual property right of any third party or advertise or otherwise solicit funds or is a solicitation for goods and services;

  • Any materials containing a virus or other harmful component.


While PSO has no obligation to monitor the Website and is not responsible for the content of any messages, information, or files transmitted on the Website, PSO reserves the right to archive, move, edit, refuse to post, or take other appropriate action with respect to such messages, information, or files which PSO, in its sole discretion, deems objectionable or otherwise in violation of these terms. Unauthorized modification of any information stored on this system may result in criminal prosecution under federal, state, and local law.

COMMUNICATIONS

PSO does not guarantee the accuracy, reliability, or confidentiality of any communication/information contained on this Website. This Website should not be used to transmit any sensitive or confidential information to PSO since such information may be easily intercepted. Given the unreliable nature of Internet communications, information transmitted to PSO via electronic means may not be received at all, nor received or reviewed in a timely manner.

PROHIBITED USE OF STAR/LOGO

The use or copying of any service mark, seal, star, logo, or badge of PSO or F1RST is restricted by law and may be used only with written permission of PSO. You may NOT download, use, disseminate, publish, or copy the seal, star, logo, or badge displayed on this Website. You may not remove or obscure the trademark/copyright notice(s) contained in the materials on this Website. Copyright and trademark infringement are violations of federal law and subject to criminal and civil penalties.

TRADEMARK AND COPYRIGHT - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Other materials published on the Website may also be protected by trademark/copyright and owned or controlled by PSO or the party listed as the provider of the content, software, or other materials. Commercial use of the materials is prohibited without written consent of F1RST and the Pasco Sheriff's Office.

UNAUTHORIZED COPYING, REPRODUCTION, REPUBLISHING, UPLOADING, DOWNLOADING, POSTING, TRANSMITTING, OR DUPLICATING ANY OF THE MATERIAL IS PROHIBITED WITHOUT WRITTEN CONSENT FROM F1RST AND PSO.

MODIFICATION OF TERMS

PSO reserves the right to modify, change, update, or alter these terms at any time without notice. Your continued use of this Website constitutes your agreement to comply with such modifications.

NOT LEGAL NOTICE

Communications made through this Website's e-mail or any other messaging system shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal notice to PSO or any of its officers, employees, agents, or representatives, with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of action against PSO or any of its officers, employees, agents, or representatives, where notice to PSO is required by any federal, state, or local laws, rules, or regulations.

CONSENT TO MONITORING

PSO and its agents may monitor and audit the usage of this system, and all persons are hereby notified that use of this system constitutes consent to such monitoring and auditing.

LINKS

The information provided on this Website and links to other related websites are provided as a courtesy to Website visitors only, and are in no manner an endorsement, recommendation, or approval of any person, product, or service contained on any other website. PSO does not endorse or support any of the advertising that may be contained on any linked site.

DISCLAIMER

PSO is neither responsible nor liable for any viruses or other contamination of your system nor for any delays, inaccuracies, errors, or omissions arising out of your use of the Website or with respect to the material contained on the Website, including without limitation, any material posted on the Website. PSO attempts to maintain the highest accuracy of content on this Website. Any errors or omissions should be reported to PSO. This Website AND ALL MATERIALS CONTAINED ON IT ARE DISTRIBUTED AND TRANSMITTED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. PSO IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT MAY ARISE FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE AND/OR THE MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE WHETHER THE MATERIAL IS PROVIDED BY PSO, OR A THIRD PARTY.

DISCLAIMER/CHANGES TO WEBSITE

PSO may change the information contained on the Website at any time and without notice. PSO assumes no liability of damages incurred directly or indirectly as a result of errors, omissions, or discrepancies.

DISCLAIMER/ENDORSEMENTS

Some of the material contained on this Website may be supplied by third parties and users. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, or other information supplied by third parties or users do not necessarily state or reflect those of PSO. If any reference is made to any specific commercial entity, organization, company, product, or service, it should not be construed as an endorsement, promotion, recommendation, favoring, or advertisement by PSO.

LOCATION OF WEBSITE

PSO and F1RST operates this Website from its offices in Pasco County, Florida, and makes no representations that materials on this Website are appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you access this Website from other locations, you do so at your own risk and are solely responsible for compliance with any and all applicable laws, rules, and regulations.

GOVERNING LAW

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by, construed, and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida as applied to agreements made and to be performed entirely therein. Any action brought to enforce the Terms and Conditions or in connection with this Website shall be brought in either the state or federal courts in or with jurisdiction in Pasco County, Florida.

PRIVACY POLICY AND INFORMATION RELIABILITY DISCLAIMER

Your use of the F1RST website is also governed by our Privacy Policy and our Information Reliability Disclaimer, which are incorporated into these Terms of Use by reference. By using this Website, you agree to comply with and be bound by these additional policies and disclaimers.

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